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An early morning fire all but destroyed the iconic "Big Tex" statue at the Texas State Fair on Friday. The news reached all the way in Nairobi, Kenya, where John Burnett is currently based.
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For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
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With jury selection completed on Monday, opening statements are expected this morning in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

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Two brothers rented a condo in Palm Springs and began claiming tenants' rights after 30 days, then threatened to sue the owner for negligence, claiming the tap water damaged their espresso machine.

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