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3 hrs ago | KFBB

For Wrigley, it's party of a century

Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at Wrigley, the famed ballpark got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon.

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8 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Kansas will nullify local gun laws

The former bowling alley and ice rink closed five years ago. Johnson County taxpayers now own it, but some are fuming about that, noting that the $3.6 million the county spent to purchase and stabilize the facility over the last 30 months could have been used to address other public needs.

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12 hrs ago | FOX23

Dorm Report: Released study heats up pay-for-play discussion

With so much talk in college football surrounding the Northwestern University players' attempt at unionizing, the focus of discussion has swayed heavily in the direction of annual salaries for football players.

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16 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Missouri executes inmate for 1993 farm slaying

A U.S. soldier accused of deliberately killing two unarmed teenage boys as they herded cattle in Iraq seven years ago is due in military court.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sunherald.com

Tennessee RB Alden Hill plans to transfer

Hill tweeted a link to a post on his Instagram account Tuesday in which he said he had "decided to move on for my best interest and find a new home."

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WALB-TV Albany

5 former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders sue over pay

Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to... Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free ... (more)

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KMIZ

Kentucky's Randle declares for NBA Draft

The 6-foot-9, 250-pound All-American power forward is projected to be a top-five pick in the June 26 draft.

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The Kansas City Star

Rape, sodomy charges added against Craig Wood in Missouri girl's death

When Republican lawmakers passed a bill aimed at cutting income taxes in Missouri by $620 million, they inadvertently eliminated the top income tax bracket and will ultimately end up cutting state revenue by $4.8 billion, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday.

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Marin Independent Journal

Warriors give up on waterfront arena, purchase 12-acre lot in San Francisco's Mission Bay district

With cost estimates and political opposition rising, the Golden State Warriors abandoned their waterfront arena plan Monday and turned their attention to a site 10-blocks south of AT&T Park.

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The Bee

Tide's Duvall aiming for final flourish - Monday, 21 April 2014 00:16

That's because the Glencoe senior, playing in the third Pacific Conference boys golf tournament of the season, started out his day with an 8-over-par 44, one of his worst nine-hole performances in years.

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The Kansas City Star

Chiefs tackle Eric Fisher glad to return to left side

Mohammed Whitaker, 27, the man suspected in the series of recent shootings on Kansas City-area highways, appeared in Jackson County Circuit Court for the first time Monday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Officer accused of tripping students at game

A Central Texas police officer has been put on paid leave after video surfaced allegedly showing him tripping and pushing students as they rushed a playing field after a state championship soccer game.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Former Buc Keyshawn Johnson arrested for domestic batteryFormer Buc...

Former NFL player Keyshawn Johnson looks on during the Clemson football Pro Day on Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Clemson, S.C. CALABASAS, California - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says former NFL and Southern California receiver Keyshawn Johnson has been arrested after a report of a domestic dispute.

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Sunherald.com

Slive: Leagues, union advocates have common ground

In this Dec. 6, 2013 file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive speaks during a press conference the day before the SEC Football Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

B10-leading Hoosiers regain form after tough start

In this June 9, 2013 file photo, Indiana right fielder Will Nolden, left, and first baseman Sam Travis collide as Travis catches a pop fly hit by Florida State's Jose Brizuela in the first inning of a college baseball tournament super regional game in Tallahassee, Fla.

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Star Tribune

Paul McCartney to play Target Field on Aug. 2

Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more.

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Merced Sun-Star

Some work to keep 'Princess Lacey' tributes

In this March 16, 2014 file photo, Michigan State forward Adreian Payne, right, hoists the net with Lacey Holsworth, after Michigan State defeated Michigan 69-55 in an NCAA college basketball game in the championship of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis.

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Evansville Courier & Press

Kokomo area rebounds from flooding 1 year ago

In all, 359 properties in Howard County were damaged. In Kokomo alone, the city estimates the raging waters caused some $12 million in damages to homes and businesses located in the creek's flood plain.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

CNN

Ex-boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter passes at 76

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Debate still simmers over 'Field of Dreams' site

In this April 16, 2014 photo, Iowa casting coordinator Sue Riedel shows the photos of Don Lansing's Dyersville farm that she sent to the production company looking for an iconic farm to use for the film Field of Dreams.

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