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  • Brad Keselowski gets 1st NASCAR Truck Series win

    Updated: 23 min ago

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Truck Series victory on Thursday, becoming the first father-son duo to do so. Keselowski passed defending champion Kyle Busch with 75 laps to go and held off Busch's teammate Darrell Wallace Jr. in the UNOH 200 at Bristol...

  • Price pitches 1-hitter, loses to Rays 1-0

    Updated: 23 min ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price felt he's never pitched better. He still lost. Price gave up an RBI triple in the first inning for the only hit he allowed in his first start against his former team, but the Detroit Tigers lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 Thursday. Price (12-9)...

  • Gov. Scott promises to raise school funding again

    Updated: 24 min ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Hammered by his chief rival over cuts to school budgets, Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday made an election-year promise to boost money for public schools if he's re-elected. Scott vowed to recommend a roughly $700 million increase to public schools for 2015 — which...

  • Politicians forage for votes at Minnesota fair

    Updated: 24 min ago

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Candidates for Minnesota's highest offices foraged Thursday for fall votes at the biggest gathering of summer, a state fair that will be chock full of people the political hopefuls will be seeking to win over during the next 12 days. Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton...

  • US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

    Updated: 24 min ago

    HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island. The music superstars angered several Republican politicians in Florida with their...

  • USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

    Updated: 27 min ago

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care...

  • Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

    Updated: 27 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — The goaltender known as "Jiggy" is stepping away from the net. Jean-Sebastien Giguere announced his retirement Thursday after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made his...

  • ESPN's Linda Cohn sues NY rink over off-ice injury

    Updated: 28 min ago

    BREWSTER, N.Y. (AP) — An ESPN anchor is suing a suburban New York hockey rink over a painful off-ice injury. Linda Cohn says a heavy change-making machine fell on her arm at Hudson Valley's Brewster Ice Arena and sliced her so badly she needed 25 stitches. The 54-year-old Southbury,...

  • Business Highlights

    Updated: 28 min ago

    ___ Bank of America settlement likely to benefit few WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America's record $16.65 billion settlement for its role in selling shoddy mortgage bonds — $7 billion of it geared for consumer relief — offers a glint of hope for desperate homeowners. The settlement...

  • Home Depot says Menear will become CEO on Nov. 1

    Updated: 28 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot said Thursday that Craig Menear, the president of its U.S. retail operations, will become president and CEO of the company Nov. 1. Frank Blake has been Home Depot's chairman and CEO since 2007, and he will remain chairman of the company. Menear, 57, became...

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