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4 hrs ago | WSOCTV

McCrory, Tata to unveil NC transportation plan

Gov. Pat McCrory is ready to unveil his administration's plan to help ensure North Carolina has the transportation infrastructure it needs for a growing population in the next generation. McCrory and state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata prepared to visit four airports Wednesday to unveil what's being called the "Governor's 25-Year Vision."

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8 hrs ago | Washington Times

Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner and linebacker Junior Seau are among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also nominated for the class of 2015 in their first year of eligibility are receivers Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt, tackle Orlando Pace, and placekicker Jason Elam.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Susan West advances in US Senior Women's Amateur

Former Alabama tennis player Susan West won two matches Tuesday in the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at Hollywood Golf Club. The 50-year-old West, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, beat Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2 and 1 in the second round, and topped Martha Leach of Hebron, Kentucky, 1 up in the third round.

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Mud volleyball returns to raise funds for flood relief

Estes Valley Library Director got messy for a cause at the Stanley Fairgrounds during last years mud volleyball tournament.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Braves' new stadium has a name: SunTrust Park

The Atlanta Braves new suburban stadium already has a name - SunTrust Park. The team announced the naming-rights deal at a ceremony Tuesday to officially break ground on the 41,500-seat stadium, which is scheduled to open in 2017.

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NewsOK.com

Alan Fadel wins in US Senior Amateur

Qualifying medalist Alan Fadel beat Stephen Fox 1 up on Monday in the first round of the U.S. Senior Amateur. The 59-year-old Fadel, a financial adviser from Toledo, Ohio, won on the par-5 18th at Big Canyon after Fox, from Huntington, West Virginia, tied it on the par-4 17th.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Women's advocacy groups not done with Roger Goodell

Advocacy group's high-flying message to Roger Goodell hard to miss Advocacy group's high-flying message to NFL's Goodell hard to miss. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://usat.ly/1tYxTyd A banner reading "#GoodellMustGo" was towed above MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., as well as in Cleveland and Santa Clara, Calif., all orchestrated by the women's advocacy group UltraViolet as a response to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league's handling of recent domestic violence cases.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for fan behavior

Rutgers University reveled Saturday in its first game against a Big Ten team as a member of the conference. A record crowd watched as Penn State escaped Piscataway, N.J., with a 13-10 victory.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Report: Adrian Peterson previously accused of injuring another son

Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy. The four-year-old is by a different Report: Adrian Peterson previously accused of injuring another son HOUSTON -- Photos and text messages obtained by the I-Team reveal another incident in which Adrian Peterson is accused of injuring another son while disciplining the boy.

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Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

Everton want to move from Goodison Park to a new stadium in Walton Hall Park

Unlike neighbours Liverpool, who plan to redevelop Anfield, Everton want to move to a new site down the road from Goodison. Chairman Bill Kenwright told the Liverpool Echo: "On my journey to our home games, as I pass Walton Hall Park, I inevitably think that I am only a minute away from our beloved Goodison.

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Sporting Life

Greg Norman: Involved in a chainsaw accident

The 59-year-old Australian underwent surgery in a Florida hospital to repair "some minor nerve damage", and specialists predict there will be no permanent ill-effects. A statement on Norman's website, www.shark.com, read: "Norman elected to undergo surgery while in the hospital to repair some minor nerve damage.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

9, 2014 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif.

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WISH-TV Indianapolis

Hundreds mourn slain Merrillville police officer

Hundreds of police officers and other mourners streamed into a northwestern Indiana theater as services began for a slain patrolman. A long line of Merrillville officers were among the first to pay their respects Sunday during visitation hours for 24-year-old Patrolman Nickolaus Schultz.

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Surreycomet.co.uk

Hampton & Richmond: McPherson excited by dawn of new Dowson era

Hampton & richmond Borough chairman Steve McPherson believes the appointment of new manager Alan Dowson may have been written in the stars. The 44-year-old was unveiled as the new Beveree chief yesterday after the resignation of joint managers Paul Barry and Darren Powell in the wake of Saturday's 3-2 FA Cup first qualifying round defeat to VCD Athletic.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Journal

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk, wielding a machine gun and threatening their family.

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The New Zealand Herald

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

Authorities say a hoax, known as "swatting" that initially targeted celebrities sending Special Weapons and Tactics police, or SWAT teams, to their homes has now become a way for players of combat-themed video games to retaliate against opponents while thousands of spectators watch. The perpetrators can watch their hijinks unfold minute by minute in a window that shows a live video image of other players.

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NewsOK.com

Ryan Williams wins PGA Tour Canada finale

Ryan Williams won PGA Tour Canada's season-ending Tour Championship on Sunday, and Joel Dahmen took the money title to top the five Web.com Tour qualifiers. Williams, from Vancouver, British Columbia, closed with a 4-under 68 at Sunningdale for a one-stroke victory over Adam Cornelson and Clayton Rask.

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NBC29

No. 12 UCLA benefits from Texas botched coin toss

13, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. . Texas coach Charlie Strong watches his team before an NCAA college football game against UCLA, Saturday, Sept.

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Journalgazette.net

Helping out entrepreneurs a team effort

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about.

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Paradise Post

Rice attends high school football game

TV in New York reports that the recently released running back attended the game at New Rochelle High School with his wife, Janay Rice, and their daughter in New Rochelle. Rice was released by the Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday after video of him punching Janay was released.

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