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Soup’s On! 9 Comforting Recipes!

Wintertime is cold! Cuddle weather, bundle up weather, fireplace weather, soup weather! I love turning on my stove in the wintertime to warm up my home with mouthwatering scents, and comforting dishes. Soup is one of the most comforting meals you can prepare. It’s a one-pot...
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Super Bowl turns into `Draft Day’ before big game

AP Photo/Paul Sancya NEW YORK (AP) — It wasn’t the raucous NFL draft, but it was Hollywood’s next best thing when Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner, Denis Leary and director Ivan Reitman gathered Friday just down a hotel hallway from the Super Bowl’s media...
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Phil Mickelson makes it to weekend in Phoenix Open

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson made it to the weekend in the Phoenix Open, a week after withdrawing at Torrey Pines because of back pain. The defending champion shot a 4-under 67 in his afternoon round Friday at cool and breezy TPC...

Sharapova and Pavlyuchenkova reach Open GDF semis

PARIS (AP) — Top-seeded Maria Sharapova thrashed eighth-seeded Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-2, 6-2 on Friday to set up an all-Russian semifinal against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Open Gaz de France. Although Sharapova dropped her serve once, the four-time Grand Slam...

Christie denies lying about NJ lane closings

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie’s office says he told the truth about what he knew about politically motivated lane closings that caused massive gridlock in a New Jersey town last year. Christie’s office disputes the allegation in a letter from the...
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Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall to reopen as Cromwell

AP Photo/HOEP LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it plans to replace Las Vegas’ shuttered Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon in the spring with a swanky 188-room hotel renamed the Cromwell. The Old West-style casino closed last year and was...

Lawyer: Evidence contradicts Christie on closures

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former loyalist of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who oversaw lane closings near the George Washington Bridge says there is evidence that contradicts what Christie said about the shutdown during a two-hour news conference three weeks ago. In a...
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Boston could prove sympathetic to bombing suspect

FILE – This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston...
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In Year of Kicker, best 2 meet in Super Bowl

AP Photo/David J. Phillip EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If the Super Bowl comes down a last-second field goal, might as well head for the fridge. If your team has the ball, the question is not whether it’s going to be good – it will – but whether to pop the...
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Amid drought, California agency won’t allot water

Raindrops appear on a windshield following the first rain of the year, early Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Novato, Calif. Northern California is finally getting rain after some areas have gone without measurable moisture for weeks. But the precipitation won’t help much to...