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 2021-06-21 14:22 

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High court sides with former athletes in dispute with NCAA...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a ruling that could help push changes in college athletics, the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously sided with a group of former college athletes in a dispute with the NCAA ove......

 2021-06-21 14:20 

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Conferences urge stopgap for NCAA on NIL until federal law...

Six Division I conferences, including the SEC, ACC and Pac-12, are urging the NCAA to implement a stopgap measure that would allow college athletes to earn money off their fame before a federal law......

 2021-06-21 14:15 

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School leaders plan to protest Republican K-12 funding plan...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — School leaders in Milwaukee and Madison planned Monday to protest Republican legislators' plan to fund K-12 education in the next state budget. The Republican-controlled Joint ......

 2021-06-21 14:02 

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Company: Yankee nuclear plant demolition remains in budget...

VERNON, Vt. (AP) — A representative of the company decommissioning the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station told a state panel last week that the work was still expected to be completed within budg......

 2021-06-21 14:00 

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AP Sportlight...

June 221918 — Molla Bjurstedt wins the women's U.S. Lawn Tennis Association title for the fourth straight year, beating Eleanor Goss 6-4, 6-3.1937 — Joe Louis knocks out Jim Braddock in the eighth ......

 2021-06-21 14:00 

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This Date in Baseball...

June 221925 — The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 24-6 with Kiki Cuyler and Pie Traynor each hitting a grand slam and Max Carey getting two hits in the first and eighth innings.1930......

 2021-06-21 13:52 

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Piqu, Gasol among those celebrating Rahm's US Open title...

MADRID (AP) — Spain's royal family and some of the country's top sports figures were among those congratulating Jon Rahm on Monday for his victory at the U.S. Open.Rahm became the first Spaniard to......

 2021-06-21 13:50 

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Maine's agriculture fairs back on the moo-ve after year off...

MONMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Maine's agricultural fair season is back after a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic.The agricultural fairs, which celebrate Maine's food producers and rural heritage, r......

 2021-06-21 13:43 

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 27-July 3...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 27-July 3:June 27: Singer Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys is 79. Actor Julia Duffy ("Newhart") is 70. Actor Isabelle Adjani is 66. Country singer Lorrie Mo......

 2021-06-21 13:35 

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Community college to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic...

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Bristol Community College is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic this week along with the chance to win $20,000 in scholarships and free classes.The clinic Tuesday at the......

 2021-06-21 13:31 

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Bird, Taurasi earn spots on fifth US Olympic basketball team...

Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi will try and become the first five-time Olympic gold medalists in basketball as they lead the U.S women's team at the Tokyo Games.The duo was selected for their fifth Oly......

 2021-06-21 13:29 

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Soccer coach's life ban cut to 5 years in fixing case...

GENEVA (AP) — The coach who led Nigeria to two Olympic medals in men's soccer had his life ban by FIFA in a match-fixing case cut to five years on Monday.The Court of Arbitration for Sport said a l......

 2021-06-21 13:19 

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EXPLAINER: Calls to #FreeBritney and court conservatorships...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Britney Spears, who turns 40 this year, speaks to a Los Angeles judge at her own request on Wednesday, she'll do it 13 years into a court-enforced conservatorship that has e......

 2021-06-21 13:07 

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Florida principal crafts personal notes for 459 graduates...

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida high school principal spent the last several months of the school year crafting personalized notes for each of the 459 graduates and left them on their seats to re......

 2021-06-21 13:00 

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Odicci Alexander signs to play for Athletes Unlimited...

Odicci Alexander, the energetic pitcher who led James Madison's storybook run to the Women's College World Series semifinals, has signed a contract to play professional softball for Athletes Unlimi......

 2021-06-21 12:51 

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Remote hearings continue as Vermont works to reopen courts...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont is continuing to reopen its courthouses for in-person trials and hearings but not all courts will be open for all proceedings immediately, according to the state cour......

 2021-06-21 12:47 

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Merkel's bloc pledges stability, renewal in German election...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's center-right bloc is pledging to boost the economy without raising taxes and make the country "climate-neutral" by 2045 without endangering jobs in its program for the Septe......

 2021-06-21 12:25 

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Scottish leader defends Manchester travel ban after backlash...

LONDON (AP) — Scotland's leader has defended the ban on non-essential travel between the country and the northwestern England city of Manchester after its mayor lambasted the decision and called fo......

 2021-06-21 12:20 

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In surprise move, Norwegian low-cost airline names new CEO...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A new CEO for low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle was tapped Monday when the carrier's Chief Financial Officer Geir Karlsen was named a day after the board decided to ......

 2021-06-21 12:17 

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$4B Amtrak tunnel replacement project in Baltimore has begun...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Replacing Amtrak's Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel will take a least a decade or more to complete. But the $4 billion rail project has officially begun. And officials say it will elimin......

 2021-06-21 12:17 

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Hospitality group raises minimum wage, eliminates tipping...

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Owners of a group of restaurants, hotels and bars in Eau Claire have eliminated tipping and have raised their minimum wage to $16 an hour. The Pablo Group says it's followin......

 2021-06-21 12:15 

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Crowds gather at Stonehenge for Solstice despite advice...

LONDON (AP) — Dozens of people have ignored advice not to travel to Stonehenge for the annual summer solstice celebrations, which were cancelled Monday due to coronavirus concerns. English Heritage......

 2021-06-21 12:14 

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Rain delays 4th day of final between India and New Zealand...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Persistent rain continued to disrupt the world test championship final between India and New Zealand as no play was possible before lunch on Monday.New Zealand was somew......

 2021-06-21 12:10 

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When it comes to heated divorce, pets aren't people too...

NEW YORK (AP) — In the eyes of the law, pets are property when it comes to divorce, but new ways of working out custody of the dog, cat or parrot have sprung up with special mediators and "petnups"......

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