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States confront worries about fracking, quakes

Barbara Brown poses for a photo by the front step of her home that now sits about one foot off the surface of her lawn, Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Reno, Texas. Brown said that the top of the step once sat about four inches off the surface of her lawn. Brown said she believes the...

AP sources: Penguins hire Mike Johnston as coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins are turning to former NHL assistant Mike Johnston as the team’s new head coach. Two people familiar with the decision tell The Associated Press Johnston will replace Dan Bylsma, who was fired on June 6. The people spoke on...
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Suarez dilemma: FIFA opens case on bite incident

10ThingstoSeeSports – Uruguay’s Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP...
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NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo taken from video, Hall of Fame football player Tony Dorsett is interviewed in his home in suburban Dallas. The NFL agreed Wednesday, June 25, 2014 to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims...
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Murray wins in a hurry; V Williams takes her time

Andy Murray of Britain serves Biaz Rola of Slovenia during their men’s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Andy Murray of Britain serves Biaz Rola of Slovenia during their men’s...
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Justices rule for broadcasters in fight with Aereo

FILE – This file image provided by Aereo shows a streaming broadcast of Bob the Builder on the New York PBS station, WNET 13. The Supreme Court on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 ruled that Aereo has to pay broadcasters when it takes television programs from the airwaves and...
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Argentina beats Nigeria 3-2 as both teams advance

El delantero de Argentina Lionel Messi es levantado por Angel Dí María tras anotar un gol en el partido ante Nigeria por el Grupo F del Mundial en Porto Alegre, Brasil, el miércoles 25 de junio de 2014. (AP Foto/Michael Sohn) El delantero de Argentina Lionel Messi es levantado...
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Cavs’ Blatt: “I’m a basketball coach.”

Cleveland Cavaliers new head coach David Blatt speaks to the media during a news conference Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Independence, Ohio. Blatt spent the past two decades coaching in Israel, where he built a reputation as one of the international game’s top coaches. (AP...
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Bosnia beats Iran 3-1 in Group F at World Cup

Bosnia’s Avdija Vrsajevic is carried by a teammate as he celebrates after scoring his team’s third goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Bosnia and Iran at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)...

Accident at Bright Road, East Sandusky Street leaves pole dangling

[Photos by Melissa Terhark/submitted to The Courier] A Ford Thunderbird was involved in an accident at the intersection of Bright Road and East Sandusky Street this afternoon, which left a power line pole dangling in the air after it was snapped in two. The Hancock County...