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 2022-03-08 22:43 

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Florida recommends against COVID vaccines for healthy kids...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo on Tuesday released guidance recommending against vaccinations for healthy children, contradicting federal public health leaders w......

 2022-03-08 22:40 

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NH's fixed COVID-19 testing sites closing on March 15...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The seven state managed COVID-19 testing sites will close on March 15 as cases of the virus have dropped, the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday......

 2022-03-08 22:32 

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South Korea votes for president in tight, bitter election...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans were voting for a new president Wednesday, with a liberal ruling party candidate considered a maverick and a conservative former prosecutor considered the fa......

 2022-03-08 22:31 

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Chargers sign 3-year extension with WR Mike Williams...

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Mike Williams will remain a valuable part of the Los Angeles Chargers' offense for the next three seasons. The wide receiver signed a three-year, $60 million extension wit......

 2022-03-08 22:30 

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How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday...

Stocks ended lower following another day of yo-yoing between gains and losses after crude oil prices rose anew as the U.S. banned imports from Russia. The price of nickel surged so much that tradin......

 2022-03-08 22:29 

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Sjerven, Lamb lead South Dakota women to Summit crown 56-45...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Hannah Sjerven scored 19 points with 10 rebounds, Chloe Lamb added 17 points and South Dakota clamped down on South Dakota State to earn their fourth-straight NCAA Tournam......

 2022-03-08 22:29 

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Maine university wipes about $2M in student debt...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of Maine's public universities has forgiven about $2 million in student debt accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic.University of Southern Maine officials said Tuesday the ......

 2022-03-08 22:28 

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Boston College uses 25-3 run to ease past Pitt in ACC opener...

NEW YORK (AP) — James Karnik scored 13 points, DeMarr Langford added 12 points and 13th-seeded Boston College used a 25-3 run to beat No. 12 seed Pittsburgh 66-46 on Tuesday in the opening game of ......

 2022-03-08 22:27 

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Krejcikova withdraws from Indian Wells with elbow injury...

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Barbora Krejcikova withdrew Tuesday on the eve of the BNP Paribas Open because of an elbow injury.The world's second-ranked woman said she's been bothered by the injury ......

 2022-03-08 22:23 

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Measure to help address climate change in Maryland advances...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to help address climate change moved forward in Maryland on Tuesday to boost the state's current goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from 40% of 2006 levels to......

 2022-03-08 22:21 

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Scotts, Mandiant fall; Dollar Tree, Chevron rise...

NEW YORK (AP) — 5Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday:Mandiant Inc., down 45 cents to $22.04.Alphabet subsidiary Google is buying the cybersecurity firm for $5.4 bill......

 2022-03-08 22:14 

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Maine lawmakers advance several child protection bills...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Several bills have advanced in the Maine Legislature in attempts to extend support to families and invest at least $2.6 million into child protection programs following a rece......

 2022-03-08 22:07 

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Oilfield company, executive indicted in gas deaths of couple...

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An oilfield company and a company executive have been indicted in the 2019 poisonous gas deaths of a worker and his wife.The federal grand jury in Midland charged Odessa-based......

 2022-03-08 22:04 

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Defense a priority as Ohio State opens spring practice...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State's wild 48-45 win over Utah in the Rose Bowl helped salve the wounded spirit of a Buckeyes team coming off a humiliating loss at Michigan that ruined their champions......

 2022-03-08 22:01 

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US-Apple-Books-Top-10...

US Bestseller List - Paid BooksBook Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher)1. Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey - 9780063045705 - (Avon)...

 2022-03-08 22:00 

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Ex-North Carolina bookkeeper pleads guilty to embezzlement...

WASHINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A former bookkeeper for a North Carolina sewer district has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly half a million dollars over a seven-year period from her employer, a prosecut......

 2022-03-08 22:00 

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The top 10 movies on the Apple Store...

Movies US charts:1. Scream (2022)2. Sing 2...

 2022-03-08 22:00 

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Apple-Apps-Top-10...

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros....

 2022-03-08 21:58 

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Court date reset for 2 NFL players, 2 others in Vegas case...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge in Las Vegas postponed until next month a hearing in an assault case involving two NFL players and two other men accused of severely beating a man at a Las Vegas Strip nigh......

 2022-03-08 21:58 

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Poland offers fighter jets to US in plan to help Ukraine...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland said Tuesday it would give all of its MiG-29 fighter jets to the U.S., apparently agreeing to an arrangement that would allow them to be used by Ukraine's military.The ......

 2022-03-08 21:50 

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No. 2 Arizona rides into Pac-12 tournament with top seeding...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tommy Lloyd sat at a postgame news conference looking at the Pac-12 regular-season trophy. The Arizona coach never expected to win it in his first season.Neither did anyone else.A ......

 2022-03-08 21:46 

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Q&A: Forecasters say gasoline prices likely to remain high...

DALLAS (AP) — Gasoline prices have smashed a 2008 record and are likely to head even higher, further fueling inflation and hitting consumers and businesses that are still coming to grips with the p......

 2022-03-08 21:45 

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Federal regulators accuse 2 siblings in $124M crypto scam...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their latest case targeting alleged fraud in cryptocurrency, federal regulators have accused two siblings of defrauding thousands of ordinary investors out of some $124 million......

 2022-03-08 21:44 

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West Virginia House adopts version of state budget proposal...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday advanced a state budget proposal that includes personal income tax cuts and the reinstatement of a film tax credit that have......

 2022-03-08 21:42 

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Jury trials, shut most of 2 years, resume in New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jury trials resumed Monday in New Orleans, where they have been suspended for most of the past two years.But the process is slow. More than 12 trials were scheduled Monday, but s......

 2022-03-08 21:40 

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'Home Town' stars back Mississippi city's tourism tax effort...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi House honored the stars of HGTV's "Home Town" at the state Capitol on Tuesday, and married couple Ben and Erin Napier used the visit to help lobby for a possib......

 2022-03-08 21:30 

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Panel advances bill to try to prevent surge of new casinos...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent a surge of new casinos throughout Nebraska cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Legislature.The Legislature's General Affairs Committee advanced a mea......

 2022-03-08 21:22 

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

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for April delivery rose $4.30 to $123.70 a barrel Tuesday. Brent crude for May delivery rose $4.77 to $127.98 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for April delivery rose 11 cents t......

 2022-03-08 21:17 

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German court rules for intel agency against far-right party...

BERLIN (AP) — A court ruled Tuesday that Germany's domestic intelligence agency can designate the Alternative for Germany party as a suspected case of extremism, rejecting a suit by the far-right o......

 2022-03-08 21:16 

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Kaba, Smith lead No. 25 UCF women over Tulsa in AAC quarters...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Masseny Kaba scored a career-high 23 points, Brittney Smith had her sixth career double-double and UCF celebrated its first Top 25 ranking with an 69-54 win over Tulsa in t......

 2022-03-08 21:13 

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Shot Doc is out: Magee retires after 1,144 wins in Philly...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Herb Magee walked off the court of a Rams game for the 1,594th time and the last one where he was called coach.Oh sure, clinics and speaking engagements for the famed "Shot Doct......

 2022-03-08 21:11 

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Lakers stumbling through season of high expectations...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers just can't get it together, and now they're nearly out of time.From Anthony Davis' injuries and Russell Westbrook's subpar play to LeBron James' inability ......

 2022-03-08 21:11 

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Muscogee names former Oklahoma health commissioner to post...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dr. Lance Frye, Oklahoma's former state health commissioner, has been appointed surgeon general of the Muscogee Nation, the tribe announced Tuesday. Muscogee Nation Principal C......

 2022-03-08 21:06 

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MATCHDAY: PSG brings 1-0 lead to Madrid; City vs Sporting...

A look at what's happening in the Champions League on Wednesday:REAL MADRID vs. PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN (0-1)Real Madrid hosts Paris Saint-Germain looking to reverse the 1-0 first-leg loss in the round......

 2022-03-08 21:05 

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Maine pols call for grant program to help with lobster rules...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The members of Maine's congressional delegation are calling for the creation of a federal grant program to help the lobster industry cope with new rules designed to save whal......

 2022-03-08 21:05 

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AP Sources: Seahawks agree to trade Russell Wilson to Denver...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos for a massive haul of draft picks and players, two people famil......

 2022-03-08 20:52 

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North Dakota's longest-serving active lawmaker to retire...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — One of the longest serving state lawmakers in the country and a meticulous guardian of the the state's money said Monday he is retiring from the North Dakota Legislature.Repub......

 2022-03-08 20:51 

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Apple, MLB announce 'Friday Night Baseball' package...

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple will enter the live sports coverage arena with "Friday Night Baseball."Apple and Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Apple TV+ will carry a weekly doublehead......

 2022-03-08 20:47 

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Top Mississippi health official resigning at end of July...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's top public health official will resign at the end of July and he hopes to go back into teaching, the state Health Department announced Tuesday.Dr. Thomas Dobbs h......

 2022-03-08 20:44 

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Union members ratify contract at Newport News Shipbuilding...

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Union members at a Virginia shipyard that builds the nation's aircraft carriers have ratified a 5-year contract that includes more pay. The Daily Press reported Tuesday tha......

 2022-03-08 20:43 

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Kentucky vaccination-related bill advanced by House panel...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An effort to prevent COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Kentucky advanced Tuesday after a state House committee reined in the bill's reach to exclude private employers.The measure w......

 2022-03-08 20:36 

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Idaho bill bans gender reassignment surgery for minors...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House on Tuesday voted to prohibit gender reassignment surgeries and gender-affirming health care such as puberty blockers and hormone therapy for minors.The House vot......

 2022-03-08 20:34 

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Puerto Rico scraps debt restructuring deal for power company...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Tuesday announced that his administration was cancelling a proposed debt restructuring deal for the island's public power company, calling it ......

 2022-03-08 20:33 

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Bob Dylan book on 'Modern Song' to come out in November...

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan has a new book coming out this fall, a collection of more than 60 essays about songs and songwriters he admires, from Stephen Foster to Elvis Costello. The new book, "The ......

 2022-03-08 20:30 

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Organic dairy co-op offers membership to 80 Northeast farms...

An international organic milk cooperative is offering membership to 80 small organic farms in the Northeast that were poised to lose the market for their milk, Wisconsin-based Organic Valley cooper......

 2022-03-08 20:24 

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FIFA postpones Ukraine playoff, gives Poland a bye vs Russia...

GENEVA (AP) — Amid a shutdown of domestic soccer during the invasion by Russia, FIFA agreed Tuesday to Ukraine's request to postpone the national team's World Cup qualifying playoff in Scotland in ......

 2022-03-08 20:24 

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Apple's new budget iPhone will be faster and more expensive...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its budget-priced iPhone that's capable of connecting to ultrafast 5G wireless networks, an upgrade that's already been available......

 2022-03-08 20:24 

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Arizona's Mathurin named Pac-12 player of the year...

Bennedict Mathurin flashed his athleticism in short bursts as a freshman last season, content to play a supporting role on a team filled with veteran players.Needed to fill a bigger role as a sopho......

 2022-03-08 20:23 

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IUPUI wins Horizon League women's tournament...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Macee Williams recorded her third straight double-double of the Horizon League tournament with 19 points and 18 rebounds, and top-seeded IUPUI beat No. 4 seed Cleveland State 61......

 2022-03-08 20:23 

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$2B income tax and rebate bill heads to SC Senate floor...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would give everyone who files an income tax return in South Carolina a rebate of at least $100 is speeding its way through the state Senate.The Senate Finance Comm......

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