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Makarova beats Azarenka to reach US Open semis

Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, reacts after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, in two sets during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, reacts after defeating...
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Public gets 1st look at priceless Mormon artifacts

The Book of Mormon is shown during the “Foundations of Faith” exhibit news conference Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Salt Lake City. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Wednesday unveiled a new collection that features some of the faith’s most...
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AP source: Tesla selects Nevada for battery plant

FILE – This Aug. 1, 2014 file photo shows security guards at the gate to the site Tahoe Reno Industrial Center about 15 miles east of Reno, Nevada. Tesla Motors has selected the site in Nevada for a massive, $5 billion factory that it will build to pump out batteries for a...

Family says slain reporter gave voice to voiceless

PINECREST, Fla. (AP) — The family of a journalist slain by Islamic State militants says Steven Sotloff dedicated his life to portraying the suffering of people in war zones, but was “no hero.” Family spokesman Barak Barfi told reporters gathered outside the...
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Nishikori gives Japan 1st US Open semi in 96 years

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, in five sets during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Kei Nishikori, of Japan, reacts after defeating Stan...
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New lawsuit filed over alleged abuse by Sandusky

Buy AP Photo Reprints STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A new accuser has sued Jerry Sandusky, Penn State and a charity the former assistant coach founded, claiming he was sexually abused about six years ago. The case was filed in Philadelphia last month by Williamsport attorney...

EPA Adds Another $12M For Battling Lake Erie Algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says federal and state agencies will be getting another $12 million to deal with the harmful algae in Lake Erie. The EPA said Wednesday that Ohio, Michigan and Indiana will be able to get a share of the money along with...

No Turnovers An Ongoing Problem For Illini Defense

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — For a moment Saturday it looked like Illinois’ turnover drought might end. But linebacker Austin Teitsma (TIGHTS’-muh) dropped Youngstown State quarterback Dante Nania’s poorly thrown pass. With its 28-17 victory Saturday, Illinois has...

Dalton, Bengals Try For Elusive Win In Baltimore

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton knows what it’s like to walk off the field a winner in Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The other AFC North stadium has been nothing but a place of dejection. Dalton’s Bengals have never won in Baltimore. They’re 0-3 when playing on the...

Experts explore whether Ohio quake tied to wells

WEATHERSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — State regulators and scientists in Ohio are working to determine whether an earthquake in northeast Ohio on Sunday has any connection to nearby injection wells. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reported Wednesday that the Ohio Department of Natural...