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Today:  Very humid along with a mix of sun and clouds.  Occasional showers and t-showers with a high in the mid 80s.  A south wind at 5-10mph.


Tonight:  Evening t-showers, otherwise cloudy and muggy with a low near 70.


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Last Update on July 22, 2014 07:10 GMT

IN THE NEWS: U.S. EMBASSY APOLOGIZES FOR STAFFER TWEET

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- Whoops! The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is calling it "an errant tweet" -- and is apologizing for a message on Twitter critical of the African nation's president. It started when Ghana's president tweeted about the country's financial troubles -- and said the people of his nation "have had to make sacrifices." A response from the U.S. Embassy's Twitter account responded to the president: "And what sacrifices are you making?" In a statement yesterday, the U.S. Embassy says it has apologized to Ghana's president -- and to the Ghanaian people. The embassy says one of its workers mixed up a personal Twitter account with that of the embassy's.

IN THE NEWS: INDIANAPOLIS POLICE USE VIDEO GAME TO TRY TO PREVENT CRIME

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis police are trying out an interactive video game with the goal of curbing crime among young people. A police spokesman says teenagers are invited to play the game -- called Juvenile Justice Jeopardy -- this afternoon. Those who show up will get free pizza. The game teaches young people about the law, the consequences of their actions -- and how to deal with police. A non-profit group created the game and two Indianapolis businessmen picked up the $15,000 tab so police can use it.

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IN THE NEWS: U.S. EMBASSY APOLOGIZES FOR STAFFER TWEET

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) -- Whoops!


 

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