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Girls Basketball: Taylor comes up big

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR Fostoria High School senior Evion Taylor has been shooting the ball well lately. And among the baskets she’s made in recent games, none was bigger than the long 3-pointer she dropped in to put the Redmen ahead to stay in a 60-58 victory over...
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Kentucky shooting suspect ordered held in juvenile court

By ROBERT RAY, BRUCE SCHREINER and CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old accused of killing two classmates with a handgun in a school shooting that left 18 others bleeding and broken was ordered held Thursday on preliminary charges of murder and...
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Video: Floodwaters threaten Paris, closing roads, tunnels, cellars

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Parisians remained largely unfazed Friday as the Seine River continued to rise and approach peak levels. The Paris region has been deeply affected by the floods that hit the country over the past week, but in the capital city, it...
Tiger Woods drop on 13 at Torrey Pines
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Tiger Woods in danger of missing cut at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a bad start in the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines and things got even worse, leaving him in danger of missing the cut. Woods made the turn at 2-over 38 Friday on the North Course, which was toughened up during a...
Tiger Woods heckled
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Video: Tiger Woods Heckler: “Activate the Glutes!”

Video: It seems Tiger Woods wasn’t a fan of a heckler at the Farmers Insurance Open screaming, “activate the glutes!” Previously in 2011, a fan was heard to yell, “Mashed Potatoes”, that became a viral internet sensation.  
Border Tunnel ElPaso, Texas area
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Road crew uncovers tunnel near Mexico border in Texas

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says a road construction crew has uncovered an abandoned tunnel in Texas, just north of the border with Mexico. Agent Oscar Cervantes says the tunnel was discovered Thursday near downtown El Paso. It is about 25 yards (23 meters) long....
Wynn Resorts allegations
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Wynn Resorts shaken by sexual misconduct allegations against founder

By DAMIAN J. TROISE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Wynn Resorts is denying multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault by founder Steve Wynn, detailed in a Wall Street Journal report that sent shares of the casino company tumbling 9 percent Friday. The paper reported...
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Outdoor gear sales slip as millennials drive habits shift

By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, analysts say. Industry retail sales totaled $18.9...
UConn Men's Basketball, NCAA investigation
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UConn men’s basketball under NCAA investigation

By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut is the target of an NCAA investigation into its men’s basketball program. University President Susan Herbst said in a statement Friday the school will cooperate in a “thorough and...

Maryland Bill to end parental rights of rapists advances

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A measure to end the parental rights of rapists has advanced in the Maryland Senate. The Senate gave the bill preliminary approval Friday, paving the way for a vote next week. Lawmakers have made the bill a priority, after it has failed to pass for nine...