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Sharp-shooting Frazier a huge threat for Florida

Florida guard Michael Frazier II (20) celebrates a goal against UCLA during the second half in a regional semifinal game at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. Florida won 79-68. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Florida guard Michael...

NYC warden transferred after inmate cell death

NEW YORK (AP) — The warden of the New York City jail facility where a mentally ill veteran died in February after being found in a cell where officials told The Associated Press he “baked to death” has been demoted and transferred. Department of Correction...

Effects Linger For Ohio Breeder’s Poisoned Dogs

BROWNSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Seventeen dogs poisoned with antifreeze at an Ohio family’s kennels are still showing some problems but have returned home after veterinarians used intravenous vodka to counteract the poison’s effect. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports it could...
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David Letterman to retire from ‘Late Show’ in 2015

FILE – In this April 23, 2012 file photo provided by CBS, host David Letterman appears during a taping of his show “Late Show with David Letterman, in New York. Letterman says he plans to retire next year as host of “Late Show.†During a taping of his...

Ralph Wilson’s widow takes team control

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mary Wilson is taking over as the Buffalo Bills’ controlling owner after the death last week of her husband, Ralph Wilson. Ralph Wilson was the founder and only owner of the franchise. He died March 25 at the age of 95. The team says “A...
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Marshall, McDermott take home AP yearly awards

Wichita State’s head coach Gregg Marshall speaks at a news conference Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Dallas. Marshall was named the AP College Basketball Coach of the Year. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Wichita State’s head coach Gregg Marshall speaks at a news conference...

Student Charged After Shot Fired At Kent State

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State University officials say the freshman who fired a gun and prompted a campus lockdown shot himself in the hand and was taken into custody at a hospital after he sought care for his wound. Campus police Chief John Peach says the man fired only once...

Family: 1 Fort Hood victim was Illinois sergeant

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Relatives say a U.S. Army sergeant from Illinois was one of the soldiers killed in a shooting at Fort Hood, Texas. Family members identified the victim as U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Owens, a native of Effingham, Ill. Owens was one of four people —...
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Stocks ease below record highs ahead of jobs news

Trader Michael Zicchinolfi, left, and specialist Frank Masiello work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, April 3, 2014. Stocks indexes are edging higher as investors become more optimistic about the outlook for the U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Trader...

House GOP moves against health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans renewed their election-year assault on President Barack Obama’s health care law Thursday, their opposition undimmed just days after Obama celebrated news that more than 7 million Americans had signed up for coverage under the law....