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On this day: August 14

POSTED: 1:06 AM Aug 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Aug 14 2014

The license plate and Social Security are born, basketball makes a muddy Olympic debut, a classic backyard kids toy is invented, and the Oklahoma City bomber is sentenced to death, all on this day.

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2013: Egypt declares a state of emergency as security forces kill hundreds of demonstrators supporting former President Mohamed Morsi, who had been removed from office by the military after mass street protests against him.

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Domestic violence call ended in standoff, charges

A domestic violence call at a home in Washington County, Tennessee ended with a three-hour standoff.

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Police: Shoplifting suspect asked to borrow plain clothes officer's phone

Kingsport Police say a theft suspect asked a plain clothes officer to borrow his phone after walking out of a grocery store with items worth over $600.

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