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 2022-03-10 00:06 

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Golden Knights Eichel's anxieties ease in return to Buffalo...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Whatever butterflies Jack Eichel felt during his first visit back to Buffalo gradually dissipated as the Vegas Golden Knights' practice came to a close on Wednesday.Completing ......

 2022-03-10 00:03 

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Go For Gin, winner of the 1994 Kentucky Derby, dies at 31...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Go For Gin, who won the 1994 Kentucky Derby and was the race's oldest living winner, has died. He was 31.Kentucky Horse Park announced on its web site that Go For Gin died Tue......

 2022-03-10 00:00 

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Texas flagged 27,000 mail ballots for rejection in primary...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — More than 27,000 mail ballots in Texas were flagged for rejection in the first test of new voting restrictions enacted across the U.S., jeopardizing votes cast by Democrats and......

 2022-03-09 23:56 

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Jill Biden touts husband's economic agenda at Nevada college...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — First Lady Jill Biden wrapped up a three-day trip promoting her husband's economic agenda with a tour Wednesday at a Reno community college utilizing U.S. relief funds to help tra......

 2022-03-09 23:55 

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Vikings hire Tyler Williams from Rams to lead training staff...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings hired Tyler Williams as their executive director of player health and performance on Wednesday, bringing in another former member of the Super Bowl champio......

 2022-03-09 23:55 

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Badgers' Davis expects to play this week despite 'dirty' hit...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin star Johnny Davis says he expects to play in the Big Ten Tournament after getting knocked out of the Badgers' regular-season finale on a hit he described as "dirty an......

 2022-03-09 23:45 

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Minnesota Senate GOP bill would block 'clean cars' standards...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A state Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would block the authority of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to adopt "clean car" standards after rules esta......

 2022-03-09 23:44 

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49ers fan punched during NFC championship out of coma...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco 49ers fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being punched during a confrontation at SoFi Stadium in January is out of a coma and back in the San Franc......

 2022-03-09 23:43 

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Twitter launches Tor service bypassing Russia's block...

Twitter has launched a privacy-protected version of its site to bypass surveillance and censorship after Russia restricted access to its service in the country. Russia has blocked access to Faceboo......

 2022-03-09 23:41 

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 2022-03-09 23:38 

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Unvaccinated Djokovic says he is out of Indian Wells, Miami...

Novak Djokovic said that he will not be able to compete at tennis tournaments in Indian Wells, California, or Miami because he is unvaccinated and can't travel to the United States.The 20-time Gran......

 2022-03-09 23:33 

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Savannah harbor deepening finished; dredging began in 2015...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A $973 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel that links Savannah's busy seaport to the ocean has been completed 6 1/2 years after dredging began, the agency ......

 2022-03-09 23:33 

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Starbucks workers at 3 more NY stores vote to unionize...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Employees at three more Starbucks stores in suburban Buffalo have voted to form unions, a count of ballots revealed Wednesday, bringing to six the number of unionized Starbucks......

 2022-03-09 23:28 

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Carson makes rare CL appearance as Man City reaches quarters...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — With Manchester City's progress to the Champions League quarterfinals never in doubt, even backup goalkeeper Scott Carson could be brought off the bench for his first app......

 2022-03-09 23:28 

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1st NY pot sales permits will go to people with convictions...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's first 100 to 200 retail cannabis licenses will be solely for people with marijuana-related convictions or their immediate family, state officials said Wednesday, in a......

 2022-03-09 23:24 

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Holder and Bonner revive West Indies after 1st test wobble...

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — England led the West Indies by 109 runs after limiting the home side to 202-4 on day two Wednesday of the first test at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.Jason Holder and Nkrum......

 2022-03-09 23:23 

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Firms with ties to Russia, Belarus barred by New Jersey law...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Wednesday legislation aimed at barring companies with ties to Russia or Belarus from doing business with the state.The bipartisan ......

 2022-03-09 23:17 

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Health care bill advances for kids who are illegally in US...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill providing state taxpayer-funded health care for children who are in the country illegally and ineligible for Medicaid or other federally funded coverage has cleared a Hous......

 2022-03-09 23:17 

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Timeline of events since Jussie Smollett reported attack...

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett will be sentenced Thursday for his conviction on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former "Empire" actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a r......

 2022-03-09 23:14 

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Florida OKs bill aimed at keeping immigrants out of state...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — All Florida government agencies would be barred from doing business with transportation companies that bring immigrants to the state who are in the country illegally under ......

 2022-03-09 23:12 

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3 federal lawsuits accuse Salvation Army of wage violations...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Salvation Army was accused in three federal lawsuits filed Wednesday of violating federal labor law by not paying minimum wage to participants in its work-based rehabilitation p......

 2022-03-09 23:12 

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Woods headlines induction class for World Golf Hall of Fame...

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The candidates are introduced one at a time, along with a list of their accomplishments to support why they belong in the World Golf Hall of Fame.Except for Tiger Woo......

 2022-03-09 23:11 

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Iona's Rick Pitino voted MAAC coach of the year...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rick Pitino, the Hall of Famer who led Iona to the regular-season Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title, was honored as the coach of the year Wednesday.In his second s......

 2022-03-09 23:10 

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Tackle Villanueva retiring, Ravens release CB Tavon Young...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens tackle Alejandro Villanueva is retiring.The team announced his decision Wednesday. The Ravens also announced that they have re-signed defensive tackle Aaro......

 2022-03-09 23:05 

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EXPLAINER: What charges did Jussie Smollett face at trial?...

CHICAGO (AP) — The twists, turns and oddities of the legal saga surrounding Jussie Smollett's claim in 2019 that he was the target of a racist and homophobic attack in Chicago will culminate Thursd......

 2022-03-09 22:59 

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Benzema scores hat trick, Madrid rallies to oust PSG from CL...

MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema scored a hat trick in less than 20 minutes in the second half Wednesday as Real Madrid came from behind to defeat Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 and advance to the quarterfinal......

 2022-03-09 22:41 

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Head of Chicago-area gambling ring gets 18-month sentence...

CHICAGO (AP) — A northern Illinois man who pleaded guilty to running a sports betting operation that involved a mayor pardoned by former President Donald Trump was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months ......

 2022-03-09 22:40 

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Trump plane makes emergency landing after engine failure...

A plane carrying former President Donald Trump was forced to make an emergency landing in New Orleans last weekend after suffering engine failure over the Gulf of Mexico.The details of the emergenc......

 2022-03-09 22:38 

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Williams excited to remain with Chargers for next 3 seasons...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Williams led the NFL last season with seven touchdowns in either the fourth quarter or overtime. So it shouldn't be a surprise that negotiations with the Los Angeles ......

 2022-03-09 22:37 

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Business Highlights: Wall Street rebound, pressure on Europe...

___Stocks jump most since June 2020 as oil prices fall sharplyNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks had their biggest jump since June 2020 Wednesday as a sharp drop in oil prices eased fears that inflation was ab......

 2022-03-09 22:35 

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In Brazil, artists and activists protest against mining bill...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians gathered outside Congress in the capital Brasilia on Wednesday to protest a set of bills they say threaten the Amazon rainforest by encouraging defores......

 2022-03-09 22:32 

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In spaceport defeat, Georgia county blames 'bare minority'...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia county officials Wednesday blamed a "bare minority" for forcing a referendum in which voters defeated plans to buy land for a commercial rocket launch pad by a margin o......

 2022-03-09 22:29 

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday...

Stocks had their biggest jump since June 2020 Wednesday as a sharp drop in oil prices eased fears that inflation was about to get worse around the globe.The rally broke a four-day losing streak for......

 2022-03-09 22:29 

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Panel opts against new vaccine requirement for Wash. schools...

SEATTLE (AP) — A state advisory group has decided against recommending a COVID-19 vaccine requirement for students in K-12 schools.The state Board of Health last fall created a separate technical a......

 2022-03-09 22:27 

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AUTO RACING: NASCAR's top two series head to Phoenix...

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Ruoff Mortgage 500...

 2022-03-09 22:25 

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MongoDB, XPO Logistics rise; Stitch Fix, Yext fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: General Electric Co., up $3.10 to $91.25.The industrial conglomerate announced a $3 billion stock buyback plan....

 2022-03-09 22:16 

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Michigan's Juwan Howard contrite about swipe at Wisconsin...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Juwan Howard looked and sounded contrite about the swipe that forced him to watch his basketball team play five games on TV."I can come up with 1,000 excuse......

 2022-03-09 22:12 

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Saudi distraction behind, Johnson ready to get back on track...

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson's commentary on his shots was more revealing than where they landed.He reached the 18th hole Wednesday on the TPC Sawgrass, water all the way down the ......

 2022-03-09 22:10 

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MATCHDAY: Barcelona in Europa League; Chelsea in EPL action...

A look at what's happening in European soccer on Saturday:EUROPA LEAGUEBarcelona coach Xavi Hernndez won't count on Dani Alves and Gavi Pez when the Catalan club hosts Galatasaray in the first le......

 2022-03-09 22:09 

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Soaring prices may trigger North Dakota oil tax increase...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Unless near-record oil prices dramatically tank, North Dakota's treasury may start reaping the benefits of a tax increase on drillers that would substantially bump state tax c......

 2022-03-09 22:09 

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Champion Rams' model for success isn't easy to replicate...

Going all-in paid off for the Los Angeles Rams. They have a shiny new Lombardi Trophy to show for all the money spent on big contracts and draft picks traded away. While some teams may be tempted t......

 2022-03-09 22:09 

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Arizona Cardinals release veteran linebacker Jordan Hicks...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals released linebacker Jordan Hicks on Wednesday, freeing up salary-cap space. The team will gain $6.5 million in cap room by cutting Hicks, who spent the las......

 2022-03-09 22:08 

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Mississippi House leaders kill postpartum Medicaid extension...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican leaders of the Mississippi House killed a bill Wednesday that would have let mothers keep Medicaid coverage for a year after giving birth, up from the current two m......

 2022-03-09 22:02 

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Governor signs $1B spending boost, vetoes pay for judges...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed a $1 billion annual budget expansion for state government into law on Wednesday to shore up spending on public education, health ......

 2022-03-09 22:01 

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Alabama tourism committee advances lottery and casino bill...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee swiftly advanced lottery and casino legislation on Wednesday, acting after a public hearing dominated by opponents who said the proposal wou......

 2022-03-09 21:40 

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Lyon, Eintracht Frankfurt win Europa League last-16 1st legs...

Lyon and Eintracht Frankfurt secured first-leg victories Wednesday in the Europa League round of 16.In Spain, all the goals came in the opening 32 minutes as Frankfurt won 2-1 at Real Betis.Filip K......

 2022-03-09 21:38 

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GOP lawmakers in Kansas pushing for ban on all mask mandates...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to prohibit state and local mask mandates during disease outbreaks, advancing such a ban Wednesday along with proposals aimed at disc......

 2022-03-09 21:35 

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EXPLAINER: What's behind latest scare at Chernobyl plant?...

When fighting from Russia's invasion of Ukraine resulted in power cuts to the critical cooling system at the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, some feared that spent nuclear fuel would overheat......

 2022-03-09 21:33 

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Former Trump chief Meadows' voter registration in question...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Mark Meadows, who as chief of staff to President Donald Trump promoted his lies of mass voter fraud, is facing increasing scrutiny about his own voter registration status.Publi......

 2022-03-09 21:31 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery fell $15 to $108.70 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude for May delivery fell $16.84 to $111.14 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for April delivery fell 39 cents ......

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