8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jul 05 2015

Joey Chestnut, hot dog eating champion, was dethroned in the annual Coney Island eating event by Matt Stonie. (People)
Get your tissues ready. Heroic dog who died saving a girls life is honored with a statue. (Huffington Post)
"We blame the sick for being expensive." Meet the mother whose baby cost AOL $1 million. (The Guardian)
After just one year of legal pot sales in Oregon, $70 million in taxes has been collected. (ABC News)
Even NASCAR has had enough of Donald Trump's blatant racism. (Mic)

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The EU wants to ban taking selfies in front of landmarks like the Eiffel Tower. (Travel & Leisure)

Retired NYC firefighter, who sacrificed health as 9/11 responder, wins $5M lottery. (ABC News)
Runner loses 10k after celebrating too early. Doh! (USA Today)
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