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Things You Need to Know in Evansville IN Today – July 30, 2012

Need a quick update on what’s going on today? From weather to local/national news, to what’s trending to local entertainment – we’ve got it all just for you!

Michael Phelps - Getty Images, Adam Pretty

Local News

Weather

  • Tri-State Weather – Sun & Clouds. Hot & Humid with a Few Scattered Showers & Storms. High Around 90.

Local Entertainment

Olympics

Here are the headlines from day two of the London Olympics:

  • France upset the U.S. Men’s swim team in the 4X100 freestyle relay. Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte helped led the American team to a silver medal.
  • Jordyn Wieber, the defending world champion gymnast failed to make the finals of the women’s all-around competition.
  • American swimmer Dana Vollmer won the 100-meter butterfly in a world record time of 55.98 seconds.

Complete wrap-up of the day’s headlines: http://tsminteractive.com/2012-summer-olympics-recap-day-2-france-upsets-us-swimmers-in-4×100-relay/

Guide to the TV coverage of today’s events: http://www.nbcolympics.com/get-local/tvlistings.html

Medal Count

The medal count after Sunday’s competitions:

  • China — 12 medals
    6 Gold, 4 Silver, 2 Bronze
  • United States — 11 medals
    3 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze
  • Italy — 7 medals
    2 Gold, 3 Silver, 2 Bronze

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Box Office Report

The Dark Knight Rises led the box office results again this weekend. Screencrush.com has the complete list.

This weekend’s top money makers were:

  1. The Dark Knight Rises – $64 million
  2. Ice Age: Continental Driver – $13.3 million
  3. The Watch – $13 million
  4. Step Up: Revolution – $11.8 million
  5. Ted – $7.4 million

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