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 2021-06-21 20:25 

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In Senate vote, Biden sees 'step forward' for elections bill...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it views the Senate's work on an elections bill overhaul and changes being offered by Sen. Joe Manchin as a "step forward," even though the Democrats' ......

 2021-06-21 20:22 

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Varsity says it will return to Athens after closing location...

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A day after The Varsity served its last chili dog in its longtime Athens location, the Georgia restaurant said that it plans a return to the college town.The restaurant closed Su......

 2021-06-21 20:21 

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Airlines, unions demand crackdown on unruly passengers...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines, flight attendants and pilots are calling for the U.S. Justice Department to prosecute unruly and violent passengers.In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland Monda......

 2021-06-21 20:21 

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Westlake, Lydall rise; Amazon, Nvidia fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday:Westlake Chemical Corp., up $2.65 to $93.96.The ethylene producer is buying Boral's North American building produc......

 2021-06-21 20:20 

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Probation for WVa mail carrier in absentee ballot case...

ELKINS, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia postal carrier who pleaded guilty to altering mail-in requests for absentee voter ballots was sentenced to five years' probation Monday. Thomas Cooper was charg......

 2021-06-21 20:18 

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Carter won't defend shot title after benign tumor removed...

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — To find defending Olympic shot put champion Michelle Carter this week, cast a glance into the stands.She won't be in the competition. That hurts.But the American record holder i......

 2021-06-21 20:16 

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Vegas leans on 1-2 goalie combo to even series vs Canadiens...

MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas coach Peter DeBoer can't think of a more challenging position for a player to be in than goalie Robin Lehner having to bide his time backing up Marc-Andre Fleury during a play......

 2021-06-21 20:16 

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New Jersey closer to extending Atlantic City takeover...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill Monday that would extend the state takeover of most of Atlantic City's major decision-making powers for another four years.If the bill ......

 2021-06-21 20:10 

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Baseball Hall of Fame induction set for full capacity...

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Baseball Hall of Fame's induction ceremony is returning to its standard seating format, opening the door for another big crowd.Hall of Fame officials said Monday that t......

 2021-06-21 20:05 

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Georgia water utility pays former leader $1.4M to depart...

MACON, Ga. (AP) — The Macon Water Authority will pay its former leader $1.4 million through 2024 after board members agreed to a settlement with Robert "Tony" Rojas in a closed-door meeting.WMAZ-T......

 2021-06-21 20:04 

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Late daughter Daron inspires Canadiens coach Luke Richardson...

When Chris Therien lost his sister in 2006, Luke Richardson was one of the first people there for support. Therien repaid that in 2010 when Richardson's daughter Daron died by suicide at the age of......

 2021-06-21 20:03 

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NJ residents would see some tax givebacks under budget deal...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey residents would get a number of tax benefits under an agreement the state's Democratic governor and Legislature unveiled on Monday.Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President......

 2021-06-21 20:00 

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Collins' size a key in Hawks' matchup against Giannis, Bucks...

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins' value to the Atlanta Hawks' championship hopes — and in free agency — can't be fully measured by his points and rebounds. To better appreciate the power forward's vital......

 2021-06-21 19:47 

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Vermont auditor: Health program missed financial goal...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An innovative health care program set up to keep patients healthier while reducing costs missed its financial target between 2017 and 2019, a new report by the Vermont State ......

 2021-06-21 19:45 

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Senate budget uses NC revenue boon on more tax cuts, capital...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans unveiled a two-year state budget proposal Monday that sticks to earlier spending limits even with recent news of a massive revenue windfall. T......

 2021-06-21 19:44 

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Active North Dakota coronavirus cases drop for 10th day...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Active cases of COVID-19 in North Dakota have declined for 10 consecutive days and are at a level not seen since the early days of the pandemic last year, health officials rep......

 2021-06-21 19:37 

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Coastal Georgia county warns of fentanyl after 8 overdoses...

WOODBINE, Ga. (AP) — A coastal Georgia county is raising the alarm about fentanyl after eight people were found unconscious from apparent overdoses in one day.WTLV-TV reports at least one Camden C......

 2021-06-21 19:35 

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Biden White House launches public push for child tax credit...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House sought Monday to raise awareness of the federal government's new expanded child tax credit, which will start paying out monthly in July to families with children w......

 2021-06-21 19:34 

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Mets fire 2 high-ranking employees after workplace review...

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have fired two high-ranking employees and will overhaul their legal and human resources departments on the recommendation of independent investigators hired to rev......

 2021-06-21 19:27 

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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities...

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for July delivery rose $2.02 to $73.66 a barrel Monday. Brent crude oil for August delivery rose $1.39 to $74.90 a barrel.Wholesale gasoline for July delivery rose 3 cents ......

 2021-06-21 19:25 

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Arizona reports 384 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths...

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Monday reported 384 new cases of COVID-19, but no additional deaths.They said the state now has recorded 890,111 known cases of the disease since the p......

 2021-06-21 19:22 

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Copa America in Brazil up to 140 virus cases...

SAO PAULO (AP) — There were 140 known COVID-19 cases at the Copa America in Brazil on Monday, up from 66 positive tests on Thursday.CONMEBOL said in a statement that of the 15,235 tests, the number......

 2021-06-21 19:20 

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AP source: Harden commits to US Olympic men's team for Tokyo...

USA Basketball's Olympic men's roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed.Brooklyn';s James Harden has told the national team that is committed......

 2021-06-21 19:20 

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NASA sends squid from Hawaii into space for research...

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of baby squid from Hawaii are in space for study. The baby Hawaiian bobtail squid were raised at the University of Hawaii's Kewalo Marine Laboratory and were blasted into spa......

 2021-06-21 19:20 

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JT Brown retires from NHL, joins Seattle Kraken broadcast...

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Kraken have hired former NHL forward JT Brown as the television analyst for their inaugural season, the team announced Monday.Brown has not played in the NHL since the 20......

 2021-06-21 19:11 

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Mets' deGrom to start, McNeil activated from IL vs Braves...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom has been cleared to start the opener of New York's doubleheader Monday against the Atlanta Braves after dealing with right shoulder soreness, and infielder Jef......

 2021-06-21 19:05 

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Montana firm offers legal help with missing Native Americans...

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula law firm is offering no-cost legal advocacy for families of missing Native Americans, Kimberly Dudik and Associates has announced.While attending listening session......

 2021-06-21 19:01 

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Olympic boxer Fuchs determined to win her fight against OCD...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ginny Fuchs' obsessive-compulsive disorder sometimes compels her to use a dozen toothbrushes a night, tossing one after another into the trash when she decides they'v......

 2021-06-21 18:59 

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Manning rejoining Giants, working with business, fan roles...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning has a new job with the New York Giants.The two-time Super Bowl MVP is rejoining the organization to work in business opportunities and fan initiatives.The G......

 2021-06-21 18:56 

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Missouri leads nation in highest rate of new COVID cases...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri now leads the nation with the highest rate of new COVID-19 infections as vaccinations lag and the Delta variant takes hold. One person in every 1,349 people in the ......

 2021-06-21 18:54 

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West Virginia lawmakers to review $250M in special session...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers will convene Thursday to take up $250 million in spending proposed by Gov. Jim Justice. The spending comes after a "tremendous" budget surplus, the ......

 2021-06-21 18:34 

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Colorado company: rezone for Alabama plant; plans in court...

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A Colorado-based company has asked an Alabama airport to rezone about 88 acres for a proposed plant that would turn dead chickens and chicken parts into animal food. Pilgrim's ......

 2021-06-21 18:29 

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Music venue operator accused of wage law violations...

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Two western Massachusetts entertainment companies and their owner have been told to pay more than $100,000 in restitution and penalties over allegations that they violated......

 2021-06-21 18:28 

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Head games: Ben Simmons' future uncertain after playoff flop...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons backed his way to the basket, spun around Danilo Gallinari for the easy look at the net — an uncontested layup, a dunk — and he passed. Passed the ball. Passed on th......

 2021-06-21 18:26 

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Stevens adjusting to new role with Celtics, mum on new coach...

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens is still getting used to his new job as the Celtics' president of basketball operations.He's also keeping tight-lipped about candidates in Boston's head coaching search. ......

 2021-06-21 18:15 

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AppHarvest to open 2 more indoor farms, expand into berries...

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — AppHarvest on Monday continued its fast-paced growth in Kentucky, announcing the start of construction for two more massive indoor farms and its expansion into growing berry cr......

 2021-06-21 18:14 

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MLS launching lower-tier player development league in 2022...

Major League Soccer is launching a lower-tier professional league aimed at developing young players from its academy system. The new league, which will rank below the second-division USL Championsh......

 2021-06-21 18:14 

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Depay, Wijnaldum score, Netherlands beats NMacedonia 3-0...

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Memphis Depay scored one, he set up Georginio Wijnaldum for the next two, and the Netherlands made it three out of three.The Dutch team completed the group stage at the European Ch......

 2021-06-21 18:13 

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Vaccine technology transfer center to open in South Africa...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization is in talks to create the first-ever technology transfer hub for coronavirus vaccines in South Africa, a move to boost supply to the continent that......

 2021-06-21 18:12 

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Kvitova beats Piter at Bad Homburg Open, faces Li next...

BAD HOMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Petra Kvitova had to dig deep to reach the second round of the Bad Homburg Open in beating Polish qualifier Katarzyna Piter 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Monday.Kvitova lo......

 2021-06-21 18:01 

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Austria beats Ukraine 1-0 to advance at Euro 2020...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Christoph Baumgartner put Austria into the knockout stage at the European Championship for the first time by scoring the only goal in his team's 1-0 victory over Ukraine o......

 2021-06-21 17:58 

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Connecticut governor unveils plan to cut travel time to NYC...

Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont's administration unveiled an $8 billion to $10 billion plan Monday that aims to reduce commuter rail times from Connecticut to New York City by as much as 25 minutes by 2......

 2021-06-21 17:57 

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Police ID driver who rammed bike riders during Arizona race...

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities on Monday identified the man accused of plowing his pickup truck into a group of bicyclists taking part in a weekend race in an Arizona mountain town, critically injuring......

 2021-06-21 17:56 

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Multan beats Islamabad, qualifies for its maiden PSL final...

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Multan Sultans qualified for their first Pakistan Super League final after beating two-time champion Islamabad United by 31 runs in the playoffs on Monday.Isl......

 2021-06-21 17:52 

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State to decide on spending to improve mental health care...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's "dangerously"; full mental hospitals are overwhelmed amid staffing shortages, a situation that has long plagued the hospitals and only worsened during the pandemic, a......

 2021-06-21 17:50 

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Former NHL player Tom Kurvers dies at 58 from lung cancer...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former NHL player and Minnesota Wild assistant general manager Tom Kurvers died Monday after a battle with lung cancer, the team and University of Minnesota-Duluth said. He w......

 2021-06-21 17:47 

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Armani shows off scar from arm fracture in recent fall...

MILAN (AP) — Giorgio Armani told reporters on Monday that he spent two weeks in the hospital after fracturing his arm in a fall coming out of a movie theater. The 86-year-old Italian designer close......

 2021-06-21 17:46 

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Colorado trial begins: father accused of killing son in 2012...

DENVER (AP) — The trial for a father accused of killing his 13-year-old son in 2012 is expected to begin Monday afternoon in Colorado.Mark Redwine stands trial for allegedly killing his son Dylan, ......

 2021-06-21 17:36 

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Angelina Jolie visits Burkina Faso as U.N. Special Envoy...

GOUDOUBO, Burkina Faso (AP) — Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has visited war-weakened Burkina Faso to show solidarity with people who continue to welcome the displaced, despite grappling with the......

 2021-06-21 17:29 

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Tortillas thrown at team from Latino California school...

CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego-area school district has apologized for an incident in which tortillas were hurled at a basketball team from a mostly Latino high school after a championship gam......

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