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 2022-03-10 23:21 

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Battle heating up over smoking in Atlantic City casinos...

ATLANTUC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The battle over whether smoking should be prohibited in Atlantic City's casinos heated up Thursday, with a major business group opposing a ban, and a public health agency......

 2022-03-10 23:18 

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Chelsea wins 3-1 at Norwich on turbulent day for the Blues...

NORWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea overcame the chaos of a turbulent day off the pitch to grind out a 3-1 win at Norwich on Thursday and stay in the driving seat for Champions League qualification.The......

 2022-03-10 23:17 

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Business Highlights: Soaring inflation, Russia's economy...

___US inflation soared 7.9% in past year, a fresh 40-year highWASHINGTON (AP) — Propelled by surging costs for gas, food and housing, consumer inflation jumped 7.9% over the past year, the sharpest......

 2022-03-10 23:14 

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House OKs bill protecting disclosure of COVID shot status...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky House voted Thursday to prevent state and local governments and public colleges from requiring employees or students to disclose their COVID-19 immunization statu......

 2022-03-10 23:11 

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MLS leverages $25 million loan to promote economic justice...

Major League Soccer will leverage a $25 million loan from a coalition of Black-owned banks in an effort to promote economic equity and justice. The partnership announced Thursday with the nonprofit......

 2022-03-10 23:08 

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Villa hands Leeds 6th straight league loss with 3-0 rout...

LEEDS, England (AP) — Aston Villa handed Leeds a sixth straight Premier League loss as Steven Gerrard's impressive side won 3-0 Thursday at Elland Road.Philippe Coutinho's deflected effort gave Vil......

 2022-03-10 23:04 

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Column: Griner case again exposes male-female gap in sports...

The strange case of Brittney Griner raises all sorts of perplexing questions. Is one of the best women basketball players in the world a political pawn in the standoff between two antagonistic supe......

 2022-03-10 23:01 

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Frenzy Part II? What to expect when MLB roster freeze lifts...

It's been three months since Corey Seager, Marcus Semien and Max Scherzer found new homes amid an unprecedented free agent spending spree. Three long months of nothing, at least for fans used to fi......

 2022-03-10 23:01 

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Former Hormel Foods CEO joins Minnesota congressional race...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The race to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn grew Thursday as a former CEO of Hormel Foods announced he's running as a Democrat and an Albert Lea attorney joined the G......

 2022-03-10 22:59 

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Replacing Brady not only challenge Bucs face in free agency...

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (14-5) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Jason Pierre-Paul, G Alex Cappa, C Ryan Jensen, DT Ndamukong Suh, TE Rob Gronkowski, DL Will Gholston, RB Leonard Fournette, TE O.J. Howard,......

 2022-03-10 22:58 

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Wolverhampton routs struggling Watford 4-0 in EPL...

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Watford's dwindling hopes of avoiding Premier League relegation suffered another blow with a 4-0 loss to Wolverhampton on Thursday. The result leaves Watford with just......

 2022-03-10 22:50 

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Ukraine stirs flashbacks for US Paralympian Jasmin Bambur...

Paralympian ski racer Jasmin Bambur watches the images out of Ukraine — rumbling tanks, explosions, families fleeing for safety — and the flashbacks arrive.Back to three decades ago, when he and hi......

 2022-03-10 22:50 

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Los Angeles hospital sends medical aid to Ukrainians...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles hospital donated a huge load of medical supplies to aid Ukrainians on Thursday.The 200 boxes of supplies packed onto 10 pallets were being sent from Northridge Hosp......

 2022-03-10 22:43 

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Maine lawmakers vote for pay increase at psychiatric centers...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Maine House of Representatives has endorsed a proposal to increase pay for employees of two psychiatric centers in the state.The proposal from Democratic Rep. Seth Berry w......

 2022-03-10 22:43 

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Saints enter free agency with quarterback a top priority...

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (9-8)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Terron Armstead, S Marcus Williams, QB Jameis Winston, DB P.J. Williams, WR Tre'Quan Smith, LB Kwon Alexander, RB Dwayne Washington, RB Ty Montg......

 2022-03-10 22:38 

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Old Ringling Bros. rail cars catch fire in North Carolina...

SPRING HOPE, N.C. (AP) — Nine railroad cars once owned by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and had been slated to be refurbished for passenger train service caught fire Thursday in North C......

 2022-03-10 22:36 

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Virginia lawmakers OK lifting ban on facial technology use...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Last year, Virginia lawmakers passed one of the most restrictive bans in the country on the use of facial recognition technology, barring local police departments and campus ......

 2022-03-10 22:34 

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Jaguars plan to pursue help for QB Lawrence in free agency...

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (3-14)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WR DJ Chark, G Andrew Norwell, G A.J. Cann, DL Taven Bryan, DE Jihad Ward, CB Tre Herndon, LB Damien Wilson, WR Laquon Treadwell, TE James O'Sha......

 2022-03-10 22:33 

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EXPLAINER: MLB's lockout is over, so what now?...

Major League Baseball and its players have settled on terms for a new collective bargaining agreement, ending the sport's ninth work stoppage after 99 days and clearing the way for a full — but mod......

 2022-03-10 22:32 

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Plan to make raising taxes harder in Kansas clears committee...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A proposal backed by conservatives to amend the Kansas Constitution to make it harder for lawmakers to increase taxes won a state Senate committee's approval Thursday.The Senate......

 2022-03-10 22:30 

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US seized Iran oil cargo as Biden considers easing sanctions...

MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. has quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of transporting Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme involving forged documents and the repaintin......

 2022-03-10 22:27 

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Details unsettled for college-sponsored 'lab schools' in Va....

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A conference committee — and eventually Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin — will have to work out the details on a key piece of the governor's legislative agenda, a plan to part......

 2022-03-10 22:26 

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Build-A-Bear, Peloton fall; Amazon, Genesco rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Amazon.com Inc., up $150.77 to $2,936.35.The internet retail giant announced a 20-for-1 stock split and a $10 b......

 2022-03-10 22:20 

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No. 24 Iowa routs Northwestern with record tourney showing...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Keegan Murray scored 26 points, Jordan Bohannon had 17 and No. 24 Iowa beat Northwestern 112-76 in Thursday's Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.Murray was 11 of 16 from the field......

 2022-03-10 22:19 

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Cardinals have several roster decisions after 11-win season...

ARIZONA CARDINALS (11-6)UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LB Chandler Jones, TE Zach Ertz, WR A.J. Green, TE Maxx Williams, LB Dennis Gardeck, RB Chase Edmonds, LB Ezekiel Turner, RB James Conner, P Andy L......

 2022-03-10 22:18 

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday...

Stocks slipped on Wall Street Thursday as markets remain choppy amid uncertainty about where inflation, interest rates and the global economy are heading. The S&P 500 had its fifth drop in the last......

 2022-03-10 22:14 

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Ravens could use help on defense after injury-plagued season...

BALTIMORE RAVENS (8-9) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Anthony Averett, LB Chris Board, C Bradley Bozeman, LB Josh Bynes, DT Calais Campbell, S DeShon Elliott, NT Justin Ellis, LB L.J. Fort, RB Devont......

 2022-03-10 22:12 

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Utility to pay $12M to remove NW Indiana town's tainted soil...

TOWN OF PINES, Ind. (AP) — A utility must pay $12 million under a federal consent decree to remove soil tainted by coal ash from around homes in a small northwest Indiana community where the local ......

 2022-03-10 22:09 

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Golden Knights G Lehner sent home to have injury evaluated...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights sent home starting goalie Robin Lehner to further evaluate a lower-body injury.Coach Pete DeBoer announced the decision on Thursday, with the Golden Kn......

 2022-03-10 22:05 

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Maryland revenue estimates increase by $1.6 billion...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's revenue projections have jumped an additional $1.6 billion for the current and next fiscal years, state officials said Thursday, prompting a push to suspend the sta......

 2022-03-10 22:04 

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'Abortion reversal' bill moves forward in S Carolina House...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would require doctors to inform patients receiving drug-induced abortions about a controversial method to possibly halt the abortion process is moving forward in t......

 2022-03-10 22:03 

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Maple Leafs goalie Jack Campbell out with rib injury...

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without No. 1 goaltender Jack Campbell for at least the next two weeks because of a rib injury, head coach Sheldon Keefe said after Thursday's morning......

 2022-03-10 22:01 

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North Korea testing new ICBMs, US says, warns more coming...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says two North Korean missile launches in recent weeks were test firings of a powerful new long-range ICBM and warned Thursday that a full-range test coul......

 2022-03-10 22:00 

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WVU's Huggins ejected in first half of Big 12 tourney game...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins was ejected from the Mountaineers' quarterfinal game against No. 6 Kansas in the Big 12 Tournament after he was given two technical fouls in ......

 2022-03-10 21:52 

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Cyber Ninjas asks Arizona Supreme Court to block daily fine...

PHOENIX (AP) — Cyber Ninjas Inc. is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to throw out a $50,000 per day fine imposed by a Maricopa County judge because the company has failed to release public records ......

 2022-03-10 21:50 

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Justice Dept. names prosecutor to go after pandemic fraud...

The Justice Department named a chief prosecutor for pandemic fraud Thursday, following through on President Joe Biden's State of the Union promise to go after criminals who stole billions in relief......

 2022-03-10 21:46 

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Diarra's 3 spoils Gator comeback, A&M wins 83-80 in OT...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hassan Diarra drained a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 0.4 seconds left in overtime to give Texas A&M an 83-80 win over Florida in the second round of the Southeastern C......

 2022-03-10 21:45 

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Steelers hit free agency with a little money, a lot of need...

PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-7-1) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Joe Haden, WR JuJu Smith-Schuster, TE Eric Ebron, CB Ahkello Witherspoon, G Trai Turner, S Terrell Edmunds, LB Miles Killebrew, WR James Was......

 2022-03-10 21:44 

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Judge orders Speaker Robin Vos to produce deleted emails...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge on Thursday ordered Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos to produce deleted emails in response to an open records request filed by the liberal watchdog group......

 2022-03-10 21:43 

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Bengals expected to again seek O-linemen among free agents...

CINCINNATI BENGALS (13-8) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: LT Riley Reiff, DT Larry Ogunjobi, TE C.J. Uzomah. G Quinton Spain, DT B.J. Hill, CB Eli Apple, WR Mike Thomas, WR Auden Tate, DT Josh Tupou, CB ......

 2022-03-10 21:42 

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MATCHDAY: Atltico hosts Cdiz, Lille faces Saint-Etienne...

A look at what's happening in European soccer on Friday:SPAINAtltico Madrid hosts Cdiz looking to add to its three-game winning streak in the Spanish league before its trip to face Manchester Uni......

 2022-03-10 21:40 

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Chargers looking to upgrade defense, offensive line...

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (9-8) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CB Chris Harris Jr., DT Linval Joseph, TE Jared Cook, DT Justin Jones, LB Kyzir White, LB Uchenna Nwosu, K Dustin Hopkins, KR/PR Andre Roberts, ......

 2022-03-10 21:40 

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Deal to stop Minnesota business tax increase remains elusive...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota legislative leaders remain so far apart on a deal to avert a looming increase in unemployment insurance taxes on businesses that they couldn't even agree Thursday o......

 2022-03-10 21:39 

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Sevilla beats West Ham in EL, Roma wins at Vitesse in ECL...

Moroccan forward Munir scored in the second half to give six-time Europa League champion Sevilla a 1-0 win over West Ham on Thursday in the first leg of the round of 16 of the European second-tier ......

 2022-03-10 21:37 

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Secondary, O-line key needs for 49ers this offseason...

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (12-8) UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: G Laken Tomlinson, DT D.J. Jones, S Jaquiski Tartt, CB K'Waun Williams, DL Arden Key, RB Raheem Mostert, DE Jordan Willis, CB Jason Verrett, RB ......

 2022-03-10 21:33 

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SC Senate unanimously passes income tax cut and rebate...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate unanimously passed a $2 billion income tax cut and rebate bill, setting up what will likely be intense negotiations with the House over the $1 billio......

 2022-03-10 21:31 

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Biden announces major non-NATO ally status for Colombia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Thursday that he intends to designate Colombia as a major non-NATO ally, a step that will provide the Latin American nation with certain benefits in ......

 2022-03-10 21:29 

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Delaware lawmakers eye ban on cat declawing...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Some Delaware lawmakers are itching to ensure that cats can keep scratching.A bill introduced in the state House on Thursday would prohibit cat owners from declawing their pets e......

 2022-03-10 21:29 

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Russian TV boosts Kremlin line on invasion after slow start...

NEW YORK (AP) — Viewers of Russian state TV are told that Russian troops are in Ukraine to save people there from "neo-Nazis" and to disarm a country that was preparing to wage war on its own popul......

 2022-03-10 21:19 

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IRS plans to hire 10,000 workers to relieve massive backlog...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS said Thursday it plans to hire 10,000 new workers to help reduce a massive backlog that the government says will make this tax season the most challenging in history. The ......

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