Buffalo, N.Y. - It's Monday and you may not have focused your attention to the news over the weekend. That's alright, we've got the top stories you need to jump start your week. This is Daybreak for August 19th:
- Hundreds of fresh firefighters have swarmed to central Idaho, where the stubborn Beaver Creek fire near ski and recreational mecca Sun Valley had swollen to more than 100,000 acres Sunday and was threatening the area due to high winds.
- Latest polls show that Mayor Brown still has a commanding lead against Democratic challenger Bernie Tolbert. Can Tolbert get his campaign together in time for the Sept. 10th primary?
- Perhaps Boston Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster delivered the message everyone else in baseball wanted to send Sunday to Alex Rodriguez.
- A volcano has erupted in southwestern Japan and coated a nearby city with a layer of ash.
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