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Lochte suspended, tallest bovine in the world and the 16-year-old speed racer – your Morning Scoop

In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States’ Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men’s 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. USA Today reports Lochte, who claimed to have been assaulted by armed men with badges during the Olympics last month, has been suspended for 10 months.
In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, file photo, United States’ Ryan Lochte checks his time in a men’s 4x200-meter freestyle heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. USA Today reports Lochte, who claimed to have been assaulted by armed men with badges during the Olympics last month, has been suspended for 10 months. AP

Heyyy, it’s Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, and I’m here with your helping of the Morning Scoop. (Subscribe here to get the Scoop in your inbox because you get the joke.)

What You Need to Know

• A 14-year-old is suspected of shooting a pair of brothers in Fresno.

• There was a horrible accident on Highway 99 yesterday that makes me legitimately scared to travel.

• Football player David Carr has opinions on Colin Kaepernick.

• America’s Sweetheart™ Ryan Lochte, who is busy doing “Dancing with the Stars” anyway, has been suspended from swimming for a while.

• After today, everyone will know what Aleppo is.

• Two more months until the election is over. Two.

What You Want to Know

• Yosemite has received an additional 400 acres in order to save bears and owls, which is noble and glorious and the only reason to do anything, really.

• Fresno’s Fashawn will lend his many talents to The Know’s art showcase happening this Friday.

• 16-year-old motorcycle racer Cayla Rivas is cooler than most people. Cooler than you and me, for sure.

• Get ready to swipe right: Danniel-with-two-n’s loves bread, acts like a puppy, and hopes to be the tallest Holstein from hoof to withers.

What You Wish You Didn’t Know

• People in Connecticut are scared of acronyms.

• And finally, a man in the Huntington Lake area has died after being stung by a swarm of wasps.

Have a great Thursday, everyone. Give Danniel a call.

Heather McLane: heatherannmclane@gmail.com, @heather_mclane

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