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  • Tulowitzki's name bungled in giveaway gaffe

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    DENVER — Troy Tulowitzki has a tough name to spell, even at his own ballpark. The Colorado Rockies handed out 15,000 jerseys with the All-Star shortstop's name misspelled in a giveaway gaffe Saturday night at Coors Field. The second "t'' was missing, so the backs read "Tulowizki."...

  • Nude models, artists take to New York City streets

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York really is "the naked city." Artists in Manhattan painted the bodies of 40 nude models on Saturday, turning the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park into an outdoor celebration of the human form. Artist Andy Golub says New York was the only city in the...

  • Questions linger after missing teen returns home

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Since 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez returned home last week, her photo has been taken off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website. The missing-person posters that hung in her hometown for nine months are now scrawled with "Found." Her...

  • Ohio State to form task force after band scandal

    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment. The university intends to name the task force members within days, the...

  • Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    DENVER — Officials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets. One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which provides food, shelter and other services...

  • University's "outreach" reindeer is a charmer

    SAM FRIEDMAN, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
    Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Henry the outreach reindeer likes to play in water sprinklers, sample lichen from the hands of children and prance around the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus on a leash. Thanks to his charisma, bystanders come to him from all sides to see him. They...

  • FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    GENEVA (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change." Some lawmakers in Germany want the hosting rights reviewed because of Russia's alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine...

  • Aaron Hernandez loses effort to dismiss charges

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss charges against Aaron Hernandez stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near Hernandez's home. Lawyers for Hernandez, a former New England Patriots tight end, argued that prosecutors hadn't...

  • Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    PHILADELPHIA — Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday as they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said. Two women, including the mother of the three siblings killed, were...

  • "Flat Earth" fracking ad on "radical activists" insults some voters

    By Lynn Bartels, The Denver Post
    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    A new campaign ad that features the "Flat Earth Discussion Group," cheese by-products and a man with a sock puppet takes a humorous look at Colorado's fracking battle, but some voters aren't laughing. The Environmental Policy Alliance launched the 60-second spot this month as a way...

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