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 2022-03-09 01:41 

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Chattanooga women's hoops coach Burrows out after 4 seasons...

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga women's basketball coach Katie Burrows has stepped down after four seasons at her alma mater. Athletic director Mark Wharton announced the move Tuesday. "This ......

 2022-03-09 01:41 

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Ex-Tennessee rep pleads guilty to fraud in consulting scheme...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Tennessee Republican lawmaker pleaded guilty Tuesday to a federal wire fraud charge over allegations she helped carry out a political consulting kickback scheme wit......

 2022-03-09 01:37 

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Bellarmine wins ASUN, hands NCAA bid to Jacksonville State...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — CJ Fleming scored a career-high 27 points, Dylan Penn added 22 and Division I newcomer Bellarmine defeated Jacksonville 77-72 in the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament on Tue......

 2022-03-09 01:34 

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 2022-03-09 01:22 

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Bucs place franchise tag on WR Chris Godwin for 2nd time...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's Chris Godwin will be one of the NFL's highest-paid wide receivers after the Buccaneers placed the franchise tag on him for the second straight year.The team announced......

 2022-03-09 01:14 

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Hawaii to lift last US state mask mandate by March 26...

HONOLULU (AP) — The last statewide mask mandate in the U.S. will be lifted by March 26, Hawaii Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday. No states will require masks indoors after 11:59 p.m. March 25. Hawa......

 2022-03-09 01:05 

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Arizona court says Pinal County transportation tax invalid...

PHOENIX (AP) — A voter-approved sales tax in Pinal County that is designed to fund transportation projects is invalid because it improperly exempts larger transactions, the Arizona Supreme Court ru......

 2022-03-09 01:02 

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Judge: woman charged with faking kidnapping can leave jail...

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California woman who was arrested last week for faking her own 2016 kidnapping and lying to federal agents investigating the alleged abduction can be released from......

 2022-03-09 00:51 

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Noem's SD vaccine exemption bill derailed amid GOP infight...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Republican legislative proposals to allow South Dakota employees to gain exemptions from their employers' COVID-19 vaccine requirement were derailed Tuesday after lawmakers coul......

 2022-03-09 00:51 

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Clemson beats NC State 70-64 in opening round of ACC tourney...

NEW YORK (AP) — PJ Hall had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Nick Honor scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half and No. 10 seed Clemson beat 15th-seeded North Carolina State 70-64 on Tuesday in the......

 2022-03-09 00:45 

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US looks to boost cooperation with tribes on land management...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National Park Service Director Chuck Sams said Tuesday he and other officials are committed to boosting the role Native American tribes can play in managing public lands ar......

 2022-03-09 00:39 

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Gonzaga women knock off No. 15 BYU for WCC championship...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Melody Kempton scored 15 points and Gonzaga beat No. 15 BYU 71-59 on Tuesday in the championship game of the West Coast Conference tournament to earn its 13th NCAA Tournament berth......

 2022-03-09 00:28 

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Gonzaga women upend No. 15 BYU to win WCC title 71-59...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Melody Kempton scored 15 points and Gonzaga defeated No. 15 BYU 71-59 on Tuesday in the championship game of the West Coast Conference tournament to earn its 13th NCAA Tournament b......

 2022-03-09 00:26 

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Congress passes bill to shore up Postal Service, delivery...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress on Tuesday passed legislation that would shore up the U.S. Postal Service and ensure six-day-a-week mail delivery, sending the bill to President Joe Biden to sign into l......

 2022-03-09 00:22 

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Judges redraw district maps for utility regulator board...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A trio of federal judges adopted a new map Tuesday under which Montana will elect members of the Public Service Commission this year, unless the Montana Legislature acts to upd......

 2022-03-09 00:19 

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Oregon's Richardson to miss Pac-12 tournament with illness...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will be without guard Will Richardson for the upcoming Pac-12 tournament because of an illness. Richardson is averaging 14.1 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.6 assists a game. ......

 2022-03-09 00:18 

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A big purse and a big mystery at The Players Championship...

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Thomas walked into the locker room at the TPC Sawgrass just like has done for the last seven years, with one interruption in his routine.His memory told him to......

 2022-03-09 00:18 

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Plenty of studs, paucity of duds at NFL scouting combine...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — If this was a farewell to Indianapolis, the return to an in-person NFL scouting combine after a year's hiatus was a successful sendoff complete with blazing 40-yard dashes, jaw-......

 2022-03-09 00:12 

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Paid leave bill clears Delaware Senate in party-line vote...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Democrat-led state Senate voted along party lines Tuesday to approve legislation forcing private-sector businesses in Delaware to provide 12 weeks of paid family and medical ......

 2022-03-09 00:10 

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SEC loaded with quality teams hoping to bolster NCAA resumes...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Auburn spent a good portion of this season ranked No. 1. Kentucky is an eight-time national champion with expectations of contending for another title, and Tennessee and Arkansas......

 2022-03-09 00:08 

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Stitch Fix: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stitch Fix Inc. (SFIX) on Tuesday reported a loss of $30.9 million in its fiscal second quarter.On a per-share basis, the San Francisco-based company said it had a loss of 28 c......

 2022-03-09 00:05 

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New Mexico governor slashes taxes as she pursues reelection...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signing a package of tax rebates, credits and rate reductions worth about $530 million in the initiative's first year and urged congress......

 2022-03-08 23:59 

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Whitmer urges Congress to pause 18-cents-a-gallon gas tax...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer joined five other Democratic governors Tuesday in urging Congress to pause the 18.4-cents-a-gallon federal gasoline tax for the rest of the year to allev......

 2022-03-08 23:51 

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Former Miss Ukraine describes escape from Kyiv, asks for aid...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Miss Ukraine winner on Tuesday described her journey with her young son to escape Kyiv and her homeland as Russian troops invaded the country last month, and called on c......

 2022-03-08 23:50 

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Transparency on PGA Tour has different meaning for players...

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Transparency is the latest buzz word on the PGA Tour, especially in light of the challenge from rival golf leagues and what the tour can do to improve its relationshi......

 2022-03-08 23:46 

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Packers give franchise tag to All-Pro receiver Davante Adams...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers are putting a franchise tag on Davante Adams to prevent the two-time All-Pro receiver from becoming an unrestricted free agent.The Packers made the move......

 2022-03-08 23:46 

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The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com...

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio)2. Atlas of the Heart by Bren Brown, narrated by the author (Random House Audio)...

 2022-03-08 23:45 

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SD Lawmakers send Noem $200M housing infrastructure package...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota House lawmakers on Tuesday passed a $200 million funding package to spur infrastructure around workforce housing developments, clearing a proposal that has become a......

 2022-03-08 23:43 

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Florida cyber sex crimes bill passes after senator's story...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida senator's disturbing and personal story about nude images stolen from her and traded and sold online led to the passage of a bill Tuesday that aims to prevent fut......

 2022-03-08 23:39 

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Idaho governor: COVID-19 disaster declaration ends in April...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little says he will lift the state's public health emergency disaster declaration on April 15, just over two years since it was put in place because of the coron......

 2022-03-08 23:37 

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Georgia Senate passes bill seeking to regulate social media...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia state Senate voted 33-21 on Tuesday to pass a bill that seeks to prohibit social media platforms from removing or censoring content amid an outcry from conservatives that......

 2022-03-08 23:37 

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Jags tag Robinson again, clear path for pass rusher at No. 1...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars used their franchise tag on left tackle Cam Robinson for the second straight year Tuesday, guaranteeing him $16.6 million in 2022 and potentially ......

 2022-03-08 23:32 

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Ron Stander, 'Bluffs Butcher,' dies; fought Frazier in 1972...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ron Stander, whose fight against unbeaten world heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in 1972 was the highlight of his 13-year career, has died. He was 77.Toddy Stander said her husba......

 2022-03-08 23:28 

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Kentucky lawmakers pass bill revamping jobless benefit rules...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Kentucky gave final passage Tuesday to a bill revamping rules for unemployment benefits, setting up another policy conflict with the state's Democratic......

 2022-03-08 23:27 

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Vermont's maple season commences with tree tapping ceremony...

UNDERHILL, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's maple tree season has officially kicked off with a ceremonial tree tap by Gov. Rick Scott at the Proctor Maple Research Center, celebrating the center's 75th anniver......

 2022-03-08 23:25 

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Survey: Huskers fans favor alcohol sales; gambling OK, too...

A survey of more than 20,000 Nebraska fans showed nearly three-fourths want or would have no problem with alcohol sales in Memorial Stadium, and more than half would be OK with sports wagering on s......

 2022-03-08 23:24 

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Liverpool reaches CL quarterfinals despite loss to Inter...

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool could cope with its first Anfield loss in a year to still overcome Inter Milan and reach the quarterfinals of the Champions League.Leading 2-0 from the last-16 f......

 2022-03-08 23:22 

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Kansas again No. 1 seed for wide-open Big 12 Tournament...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Big 12 Tournament was the place where Kansas validated its regular-season conference championship each year, and usually confirmed its status as one of the top seeds and......

 2022-03-08 23:19 

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Biden drew more viewers in otherwise quiet TV week...

NEW YORK (AP) — In an otherwise quiet week for television, President Joe Biden was the biggest star.An estimated 38.2 million people watched him deliver his first State of the Union speech last wee......

 2022-03-08 23:18 

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Student who shouted racist taunts at game to be disciplined...

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The student who heckled Black and Latina soccer players during a high school championship game in Northern California with racist taunts has been identified and is be......

 2022-03-08 23:17 

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Jim Harbaugh says door is closed on him returning to the NFL...

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday that the door is closed on his potential return to the NFL.Harbaugh said he took a look at possibly coaching the Minnesota Vikings ......

 2022-03-08 23:14 

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Focus of Big Ten Tournament: Howard's return, Davis' health...

Michigan coach Juwan Howard's return and Wisconsin guard Johnny Davis' injury are the major plotlines heading into the Big Ten Tournament that starts Wednesday in Indianapolis.Howard is returning f......

 2022-03-08 23:14 

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Kemp and Warnock push for halt to gas taxes as prices rise...

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said Tuesday he wants to suspend collections of state motor fuel taxes amid rising pump prices, on the same day Democratic President Joe Biden anno......

 2022-03-08 23:09 

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Lewandowski's 11-minute hat trick helps Bayern advance in CL...

MUNICH (AP) — Whatever hope Salzburg had of overcoming Bayern Munich was extinguished by Robert Lewandowski scoring a hat trick in 11 minutes.It was game over by the time Lewandowski's third hit th......

 2022-03-08 23:01 

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Business Highlights: Russian oil imports banned, stocks down...

___US strikes harder at Putin, banning all Russian oil importsWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has announced that the U.S. will ban all Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia's eco......

 2022-03-08 22:58 

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Texas county official to resign after problems with primary...

HOUSTON (AP) — The election administrator in Texas' most populous county submitted her resignation Tuesday following problems with last week's primary, including about 10,000 mail ballots that were......

 2022-03-08 22:55 

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Cormac McCarthy has 2 novels coming out in the fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Cormac McCarthy has two novels coming out this fall, his first fiction releases since the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Road" in 2006. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that......

 2022-03-08 22:50 

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Nashville joins crypto craze with Valkyrie partnership...

Nashville is the latest Major League Soccer team to join the crypto bandwagon, with one twist: The club's sponsorship deal with Valkyrie Investments is being paid for entirely in bitcoin. Nashville......

 2022-03-08 22:44 

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Record gas costs pose fresh political challenge for Biden...

Rising gas prices pose a fresh election year challenge for President Joe Biden. He's balancing concerns about costs at the pump in the U.S. against calls from both parties to step up penalties on R......

 2022-03-08 22:44 

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Ukraine aid grows to near $14B in $1.5T government bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. aid package for Ukraine and its Eastern European allies grew to around $14 billion on Tuesday as lawmakers put finishing touches on a $1.5 trillion government-wide spending......

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