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11 Things You Need to Know for Tuesday, August 8

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(WXIA) -- To help start your Tuesday morning, use this list to help you be in the know. Here are the top local and national news stories you need to know for Tuesday, August 8.

1. 3 shot dead in Pa. 

A shooting during a meeting at a northeastern Pennsylvania municipal building has left three people dead.

2. Motorcyclist shot on I-20

A motorcyclist was reportedly shot in the shoulder while riding down Interstate 20 Tuesday morning.

3. Sneiderman shows emotion

One of the trial's big events came during opening statements when Andrea Sneiderman broke down in tears and hugged a man in the courtroom for several minutes.

4. Kids and sports injuries 

The new report from Safe Kids Worldwide analyzed injury reports in young athletes, and found a child is brought to the ER every 25 seconds for a sports related ailment.

5. Bus hits tree near airport 

A transport van hit a fallen tree on Airport Loop Road near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Tuesday morning.

6. A-Rod booed in Chicago

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, speaking deliberately, and even emotionally at times, Monday called the past seven months a nightmare.

7. Time Warner Cable Inc. blackout of CBS 

Time Warner Cable Inc. CEO Glenn Britt has offered to end a four-day blackout of CBS stations in three major cities, saying the cable operator would allow CBS to sell its stations' signal "a la carte" to consumers instead of bundling it with other channels.

8. Tony Stewart suffers broken leg

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized with a broken leg early Tuesday morning after crashing at a sprint car race in Iowa.

9. U.S. embassy in Yemen evacuated 

The State Department has ordered the U.S. Embassy in Yemen evacuated as a result of the threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.

10. State Farm job fair

State Farm Insurance will hold a two-day job fair this week, with hundreds of positions up for grabs.

11. Tuesday's events 

Our event calendar has tons of Tuesday events to pick from. 

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