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In Women’s World Cup viewership, new generation is older one

AP Photo/Ryan Remiorz A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today’s adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey to celebrate the...
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Who’s John Jay? Scholars urge new look at forgotten founder

AP Photo KATONAH, N.Y. (AP) — The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember – Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay. “Most people know something about him. … But very...
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Jefferson’s iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift

AP Photo/Steve Helber CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson’s Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider’s web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58.3 million renovation of the World Heritage Site. The Rotunda face-lift is part...
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NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league games

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve...

Estate Of ‘Untouchables’ Ness In Legal Fight Over Old Stock

MIAMI (AP) — A legal fight is brewing in Florida between the estate of “Untouchables” Prohibition agent Eliot Ness and an Ohio company over some long-undiscovered stock that apparently belonged to Ness and may be worth more than $1 million. Ness, the famed Prohibition...

$6M Settlement In Class Action Lawsuit Against Strip Clubs

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A company that owns strip clubs in Florida and Ohio has reached a $6 million settlement in a class action lawsuit led by a former exotic dancer. Under the terms of the settlement approved by a federal judge this week, women who worked at...

I-70 East Reopens Near Site Of Central Ohio Tanker Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says eastbound traffic headed toward Columbus on Interstate 70 is flowing again around the site of a damaged bridge in time for the city’s massive Fourth of July celebration. A section of I-70 on the west side of the capital...
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Oilers sign No. 1 pick McDavid to 3-year, entry-level deal

AP Photo/JASON FRANSON EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do. McDavid went to Quebec City for the CHL awards, Buffalo...
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HGTV relies on relationships for good TV

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — HGTV is working the buddy system. The home-and-garden network has upped the number of shows with co-hosts who are related or married to five, adding “America’s Most Desperate Kitchens,” hosted by cousins Anthony...

California couple married 75 years dies in each other’s arms

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jeanette and Alexander Toczko were each 8 years old when they became smitten with one another. They married in 1940 and were rarely apart in the decades since. They told their children they wished to die in each other’s arms. And last month at their...