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No. 2 Syracuse beats No. 17 Duke 91-89 in OT

AP Photo/Nick Lisi SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Jerami Grant scored eight points in overtime to finish with a career-high 24 and Jim Boeheim’s No. 2 Syracuse stayed unbeaten, topping Mike Krzyzewski’s No. 17 Duke 91-89 on Saturday in a matchup of the two winningest...

Ohio Congressman Gets Mindfulness Star Treatment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio congressman is getting star treatment over his practice of mindfulness. Democrat Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area calls mindfulness a meditative practice that focuses on the present moment instead of worrying about the past or future. Time...

Ohio Congressman Gets Mindfulness Star Treatment

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio congressman is getting star treatment over his practice of mindfulness. Democrat Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area calls mindfulness a meditative practice that focuses on the present moment instead of worrying about the past or future. Time...

W.Va. police: 3 die when cell towers collapse

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A 300-foot cellphone tower collapsed Saturday and minutes later a smaller tower fell, killing two contractors and a firefighter, authorities said. The contractors were tethered to the larger tower when it collapsed in Clarksburg, State Police Cpl....

Academy cites integrity in pulling Oscar song nod

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says the decision to rescind the Academy Awards original song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the film of the same title is due to integrity. The academy issued a statement Saturday...
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Christie going on offensive about accusation

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to representatives from Arizona, Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 in New York. Fellow Republicans are assessing the damage of new allegations that Gov. Christie knew about...
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Guy, Brooks, Jones among 7 elected to Hall of Fame

AP Photo/Chris O’Meara NEW YORK (AP) — Ray Guy is the first punter elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Joining the long-time Oakland Raider were two first-time eligible players, linebacker Derrick Brooks and offensive tackle Walter Jones. The class of 2014 also...
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NJ Gov. Christie playing offense over accusation

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a ceremony to pass official hosting duties of next year’s Super Bowl to representatives from Arizona, Saturday Feb. 1, 2014 in New York. Fellow Republicans are assessing the damage of new allegations that Gov. Christie knew about...

Lacy, Richardson top rookies

NEW YORK (AP) — Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy and Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson won The Associated Press NFL awards as the top rookies for 2013. They were the first two award winners during Saturday night’s NFL Honors show. A second-round pick (61st...

United Airlines drops Cleveland as hub airport

WASHINGTON (AP) — United Airlines said Saturday it will drop its money-losing hub in Cleveland, slashing its daily flights and eliminating 470 jobs. The company’s CEO Jeff Smisek announced in a letter to employees that the airline will no longer use Cleveland to...