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Things You Need to Know in Evansville IN Today – July 31, 2012

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Local News


    • Tri-State Weather – Partly Cloudy. Hotter & Humid with a Few Spotty Storms Developing After Noon (Best Chance Northeast of Evansville). High 95-100 with an Afternoon Heat Index Around 105.

    Local Entertainment


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

    • 17-year-old swimming star Missy Franklin won the 100-meter backstroke. It marks her first gold medal.
      • Franklin, who goes to high school in Auroa, Co. dedicated the win to those affected by the tragic shooting earlier this month.
    • The U.S. men’s gymnastic had a poor showing on Monday. Several members of the team fell during the competition. China, Japan and Britain took home medals.
      • The U.S. Team was the favorite to take home the gold medal.
    • Americans Venus and Serena Williams both advanced in the tennis competition at Wimbledon

    TSMInteractive has a complete wrap-up of the day’s headlines:


    The medal count after Sunday’s competitions:

    China — 17 medals
    9 Gold, 5 Silver, 3 Bronze

    United States — 17 medals
    5 Gold, 7 Silver, 5 Bronze

    Japan — 11 medals
    1 Gold, 4 Silver, 6 Bronze

    Click here for a complete medal count.

    Guide to the TV coverage of today’s events:

    National/World News

    The Top 15 Google Trends

    Twitter Trends

    Box Office Report

    The Dark Knight Rises led the box office results again this weekend. 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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