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Rangers score 6 straight, top NJ in cold and snow

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II NEW YORK (AP) — After sun reflecting off the ice delayed the first hockey game at Yankee Stadium, the New York Rangers and pinstriped goalie Henrik Lundqvist beat the New Jersey Devils 7-3 in snow and cold Sunday. Rick Nash scored for the fifth...
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Column: Danger in Sochi, and an Olympics on edge

AP Photo/David J. Phillip The countdown to Sochi was supposed be joyous, a celebration of all things Russian and the Olympics, too. Instead it’s been nothing but a grim reminder that Olympic officials had no idea what they were getting when they bought into Vladimir...
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Gunman in mall shooting had no criminal record

Howard County police chief William McMahon speaks to reporters at the parking lot of the Mall in Columbia, Md., after a shooting at the mall on Saturday Jan. 25, 2014 in Howard County, Md. Police in Maryland say three people died Saturday in a shooting at a mall in suburban...

Defiance County crash kills 2

Two Defiance residents were killed today when the driver of one car lost control and hit another vehicle. Lucas J. Carnahan, the driver, 25, of Defiance, and his passenger, Constance M. Gray, 23, of Defiance, were both killed, according to the highway patrol. The driver of the...

Van Buren schools considering $29 million bond issue

The Van Buren school board will vote Monday on a bond issue proposal of more than $29 million. The bond issue would be the largest in the district’s history and would appear on the may ballot if approved at the board’s meeting in the community room at 7 p.m. Money from the issue...
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Family: Brain-dead Texas woman off life support

FILE – In this Friday, Jan. 3, 2014 file photo, Erick Munoz stands with an undated copy of a photograph of himself, left, with wife Marlise and their son Mateo, in Haltom City, Texas. John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, issued a statement Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 that...
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Frozen Big Apple on menu for Broncos, Seahawks

AP Photo/Julio Cortez JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An icy wind made its way through the Meadowlands, cut across the Hudson River and into frigid Manhattan. Looks like Mother Nature is taking seriously the NFL’s slogan for the upcoming Super Bowl: Best Served Cold. One...

Growing up in Africa impacts “Walking Dead” actor

ATLANTA (AP) — Growing up in Zimbabwe and visiting South Africa as a young woman helped forge Danai Gurira’s passion for producing theater in Africa. As a young girl, she saw how females could be placed at the margins of society. As a college student, she saw the...

Texas hospital to end care for brain-dead woman

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas hospital says it will follow a judge’s order to remove life support from a pregnant, brain-dead woman. J.R. Labbe, a spokeswoman for John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, issued a statement Sunday that said the hospital “will follow...

Brutal cold returns to Midwest for extended stay

CHICAGO (AP) — An unusual weather pattern that drives air from the Arctic Circle south will send temperatures plummeting from Minneapolis to Louisville, Ky., and leave a huge swath of the country colder than Alaska. Mike Hudson of the National Weather Service says the...