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  • Spurs' Popovich undergoes medical procedure

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    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure. Popovich also is expected to miss Friday's home game against Sacramento. Assistant Ettore Messina will run the...

  • Cowboys put defensive lineman Jack Crawford on IR

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    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys placed defensive tackle Jack Crawford on season-ending injured reserve Wednesday because of a broken thumb and activated linebacker Keith Smith from the practice squad. Safety Jeff Heath also broke a thumb in last weekend's win at the New York...

  • Immigrants Social Security eligible in Obama plan

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House. Under Obama's...

  • Whole Foods recalls vegan pumpkin pies

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods Markets is recalling vegan pumpkin pies produced and sold in its Southwest region because they contained undeclared walnuts. The nuts would pose a risk to those who have nut allergies or severe sensitivities. In a statement Wednesday, the Austin-based...

  • Group reports uptick in Haiti cholera patients

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    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's health system still does not have the capacity to adequately treat cholera patients and there has been an uptick in cases in the country's capital, an official with the international medical group Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday. Oliver...

  • Sharpton gathers families of 3 men killed by cops

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    NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of Michael Brown and relatives of two other unarmed black men killed by police officers joined hands with the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday and prayed for justice amid days of protests over a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

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    Star Tribune, Nov. 25 Hoping for healing as Ferguson reverberates The CNN split-screen told the story: While President Obama urged calm from the White House Monday night, fires were already burning on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. It was the sadly predictable response to a...

  • Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system's production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people...

  • Rams' defense expects Chris Long back this week

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Long lobbied heavily for playing time last week. This week, the St. Louis Rams are likely to grant the defensive end's wish. "He's coming on," coach Jeff Fisher said after Wednesday's practice. "We've missed him, we've missed his production." Long understood...

  • Winter storm snarls pre-Thanksgiving travel

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    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A winter storm in south-central Minnesota is creating difficult driving conditions on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The Minnesota State Patrol says troopers have handled nearly 400 crashes and more than 200 spinouts statewide as of 4 p.m. Wednesday....

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