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Coaches use large network to watch for injury

Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, left, and head coach Brady Hoke watch from the sidelines during the closing minutes of their 26-10 loss to Utah during the second half of their NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP...

Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations. Tate George said in a recent court filing that his...
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A’s, Royals tied in extras in AL wild-card game

Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer hits an RBI single during the third inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer hits an RBI...
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Officer kills man through car door in his driveway

In this Feb. 18, 2013 photo released by the Columbia County (Ga.) Sheriff`s Office, Earnest Satterwhite poses for a booking bug. Satterwhite spent some of the last moments of his life fleeing from officers that wanted to pull the 68-year-old man over on suspicion of drunken...
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Oklahoma man charged with murder in beheading

FILE — In this March 25, 2013 file photo provided by The Oklahoma Department of Corrections is Alton Nolen of Moore, 30. Authorities charged Nolen Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 with first-degree murder in the beheading of a Vaughan Foods plant worker Colleen Hufford. (AP...
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Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man pulls air rifles

FILE – In this Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 file photo, demonstrators join arms during a rally outside a Wal-Mart store in Beavercreek, Ohio. The southwest Ohio Wal-Mart store has removed from shelves air rifles like the one a 22-year-old man was holding when he was fatally shot...
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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags

FILE-This file photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, plastic single-use bags are carried past the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 imposing the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. (AP...
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School spending by affluent is widening wealth gap

Marisela Martinez-Cola, right, a lawyer and a parent living in an Atlanta suburb with her husband Greg, left, and their 7-year-old son, David, pose for photos as they prepare for a typical school and work day Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Lawrenceville, Ga. The couple send their...
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Police hold evidence in UVa missing student case

This undated photo provided by the City of Charlottesville, Va. on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 shows Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Matthew, 32, is suspect in the Sept. 13, 2014 disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. (AP Photo/City of Charlottesville) This undated...