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Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo said Tuesday that after reviewing evidence...

Cedar Point not renaming coaster after LeBron

SANDUSKY (AP) — Cedar Point isn’t renaming a coaster after Lebron James, but it is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead. The Sandusky park had vowed to rename a coaster “King James” if the four-time NBA MVP returned home to play for the...
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Phillies’ Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire. Papelbon said in a statement distributed by his agent that he would immediately begin...
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Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade. Their goals extend far beyond the mere formality they reached with yet another dominant victory over a division...
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One of the most Scenic Railroads in the World

Milepost 873 We were fortunate enough to return to Alaska recently and took a train ride on the Alaska Railroad from Denali National Park down to Whittier. This HAS to be one of the most scenic train trips that a person can take. The trip took about nine hours and was well over...
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A Scottish ‘Yes’ also means exit from EU, NATO

BRUSSELS (AP) — If Scottish voters this week say Yes to independence, not only will they tear up the map of Great Britain, they’ll shake the twin pillars of Western Europe’s postwar prosperity and security — the European Union and the U.S.-led NATO defense alliance....
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U.N. nuke agency indicates slow going on Iran probe

VIENNA (AP) — With his probe of suspected nuclear weapons work by Iran sputtering, the head of the U.N. atomic agency on Monday urged Iran to either cooperate or accept the prospect of a ruling on the allegations based on incomplete information. Comments to reporters by...
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Funeral scheduled for Pennsylvania trooper killed in ambush

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Investigators followed up on leads that one state police spokesman called “fantastic” as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their remote barracks, killing one, extended into a fourth day Monday....