5 Things To Know This Morning

PHOTO: Ten-year-old Lilly Hwang-Geddes (L) of Ithaca, New York, plays in a fountain at the Yards Park July 5, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Tornado His Virginia
A tornado plowed through Fredericksburg, Virginia on Sunday night, ripping through a dance studio filled with two dozen cheerleaders, coaches and parents. The group rushed to a different room moments before the roof blew off.

2. FBI Plans Internet Shutdown
The FBI planned to shut down the internet for thousands of people across the country at 12:01 EDT today whose computers were infected with a virus called DNS Changer more than a year ago. At least 50,000 computers could go dark if users don't apply for a software patch to fix the problem.

3. Heat Wave Breaks Records
The heat wave that has scorched much of the eastern two-thirds of the country has broken more than 3,400 temperature records since July 1, according to NOAA.

4. Meat Recalled on Listeria Fears
Meatball manufacturer Buona Vita Inc. in New Jersey is recalling more than 300,000 pounds of products because of possible listeria contamination. The products were all ready-to-eat meat and poultry products produced in May.

5. Kids with Cats, Dogs as Pets Healthier
A study that followed 397 children in Finland found that kids who live with or exposed to dogs or cats within the first year of their life are reportedly healthier than children who do not. Children with early contact to dogs suffered from fewer respiratory infections and ear infections.

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