FILE - In this Aug. 30, 1984 file picture, the space shuttle Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center on its maiden trip into space. (AP Photo)

Today in History: August 30

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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2016. There are 123 days left in the year.

Forecast

John’s Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Showers and storms will continue across the east through the afternoon and evening. Flash flooding concerns will persist across the southeas…