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  • Va. Beach mulls arena that could lure NBA, NHL

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Beach metropolitan area is one of the largest in the country without a major professional sports team, and numerous attempts to lure one here have repeatedly left sports fans in the area disappointed. The area's most recent flirtation with the...

  • OF Span activated by Nationals from 7-day DL

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have activated outfielder Denard Span off the seven-day disabled list after he showed no linger effects from a concussion. Span was in the leadoff spot Saturday against St. Louis. Manager Matt Williams says, "Hopefully, he just doesn't get...

  • It's mayor, grad student vs. machine in NJ race

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Two of the Democrats running for Congress in New Jersey's 1st District say they're in the race largely because they feared no one else would take on the third, a state senator and brother of a non-elected powerbroker. By entering the race, Frank Minor and...

  • A look at congressional candidate Frank Broomell

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NAME: Frank Broomell Jr. AGE: 27 GREW UP: Sicklerville RESIDENCE: Sicklerville FAMILY: Single EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from George Washington University, currently in first year of master's program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. CAREER: Served four...

  • A look at NJ congressional candidate Frank Minor

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NAME: Frank Minor AGE: 59 GREW UP: Queens borough of New York City RESIDENCE: Logan FAMILY: Married to Sarah Minor, a state workers' compensation judge; two adult children. EDUCATOIN: Bachelor's degree from Syracuse University. CAREER: Has owned a medical supply business,...

  • A look at congressional candidate Donald Norcross

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NAME: Donald Norcross AGE: 55 GREW UP: Pennsauken RESIDENCE: Camden FAMILY: Married to Andrea Norcross; three adult children. EDUCATION: Associate degree from Camden County College CAREER: An electrician by trade, has spent much of his career as a union official. POLITICAL...

  • Coachella's young audience a marketers paradise

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    INDIO, Calif. (AP) — When it first started in 1999, Coachella was a couple of stages and a dance tent. Tickets were $65. A few dusty stands sold hot dogs and Cokes. It was the end of grunge and the start of a new millennium, and it was all about the music. All for one weekend. Now,...

  • Star football player's arrest warrant quashed

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Gainesville Police Department has launched an internal investigation into the quashing of an arrest warrant for a former University of Florida football star and current NFL draft prospect. They Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1lkuztt ) reports that...

  • Hagan contrasts persona, GOP in NC Senate campaign

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kay Hagan's self-identification as a middle-of-the-road U.S. senator who fights for the middle class, among other groups, and responds effectively to constituent requests may sound trite coming from any politician's mouth seeking re-election. "When you look at...

  • $14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin. Lawyers for Mariola Zapalski, of Elmwood Park, say the stroke occurred 13 days after she began taking the...

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