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45 min ago | National Public Radio

Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

Unifi makes Repreve, a thread that comes from plastic waste bottles and leftover polyester scraps, at its Yadkinville, N.C., facility.

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4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Jackie Robinson West game draws ratings record

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All Stars broke a television rating record on Sunday for Little League World Series games viewed in the Chicago market.

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8 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Video games come of age as a spectator sport as Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man."

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WKBT

B1G teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games

Though not all the sites are truly neutral, all the games will generate the exposure every coach craves for recruiting.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

OSU's Meyer: Surgery on Braxton Miller successful

The Ohio State quarterback will still miss the rest of the 2014 season after having successful surgery on Tuesday to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder.

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Boston Herald

Father of student: fatal flight was to see sights

A small rented airplane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff Monday, killing four college students who were taking a sightseeing flight around Cleveland after their first day of classes.

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Detroit Free Press

USC investigating Josh Shaw's heroic story after tips

Southern California football coach Steve Sarkisian says the school is investigating defensive back Josh Shaw's story that he sprained both of his ankles jumping off a balcony to save his nephew from drowning.

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Cape Breton Post

Bringing the zen of a bubbling fish pond to the patio has gotten easier

When Ann and Glen Gage downsized from their expansive home and garden in Switzerland to a San Francisco town house, one of the things they missed most was the koi pond they'd built and tended for years.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Clarksville woman hospitalized after someone fired shot through her apartment window

How have the college football observers in Las Vegas reacted to the news that Louisville will be without receiver DeVante Parker for six to eight weeks? How have the college football observers in Las Vegas reacted to the news that Louisville will be without receiver DeVante Parker for six to eight weeks? Kentucky did not place any players on the ... (more)

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Mountain biking club league is launched

The Wisconsin High School Cycling League includes middle and high school riders who compete in a series of fall races that culminates with championship competition at Cascade Mountain in Portage.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

All Smiles: Florence Huskies shoot low numbers in home meet

That's why when Florence coach Mike Nolan sees his players enter the clubhouse with their heads high after a round, he knows exactly what it means.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

DraftKings Raises $41 Million to Make Fantasy Sports a Daily Habit

DraftKings Inc. cofounders, left to right, Chief Marketing Officer Paul Liberman, Chief Executive Jason Robins and Chief Analytics Officer Matt Kalish DraftKings Inc. has raised $41 million in new venture funding to grow its daily fantasy sports business in the U.S. The Boston startup plans to add new sports to its platform and increase the ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Sheriff: 2 men dead in Magnolia shooting

Athletic Director Steve Browning says senior Brandon Hobdy was fatally shot early Sunday.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno man found guilty of shooting friend to death in Russian roulette game

Terrance Tyrone Lee of Fresno was found guilty Monday of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Marquis Sutton, a popular Edison High School student killed in a game of Russian roulette on Sept.

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The Lake Stevens Journal Online

Lake Stevens Journal Homepage

On Friday, August 22, Shannah Swinburnson of North Town Insurance will celebrate her Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting at noon and refreshments and cool prizes she will be giving away unitl 4 p.m.... This past season, Lake Stevens and Granite Falls Girls Softball Teams merged to form a Juniors Fast pitch All-Star Team.

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KLAL-FM Little Rock

Jesse Kinch Is the First "Rising Star" Winner

ABC's interactive singing competition, Rising Star , concluded Sunday night with the four remaining contestants learning that Jesse Kinch was crowned the season-one champ, beating Austin French in the final round.

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The Wichita Eagle

Reign top Spirit 2-1 in NWSL semifinals

Hope Solo saved a late penalty shot and Megan Rapinoe scored the game-winner as the Seattle Reign FC defeated the Washington Spirit 2-1 in the National Women's Soccer League semifinals on Sunday night.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Japan beats Nevada 5-0 in Little League consolation

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. Takuma Takahashi struck out 11 and homered to help Japan silence Las Vegas' hot bats and win 5-0 in the Little League World Series' third-place game Sunday.

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LongmontFYI

Grassroots effort beginning to bring students back to Folsom Field

CU students cheer on the Buffs before a football game at Folsom Field against Hawaii in 2010.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Pettine, Browns running out of time to get up to speed

BEREA, Ohio - For Cleveland Browns head coach Pettine, a little distance and a close review of the video footage didn't make Saturday's 33-14 loss to St. Louis any easier to take.

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