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NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

April 6th, 2014 6:21 pm by EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer

The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.

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'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

'Captain America' sets April record with $96.2 million

April 6th, 2014 5:48 pm by JESSICA HERNDON, AP Film Writer

LOS ANGELES — Disney and Marvel could be one of the finest teams around. "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" has set a record as the biggest domestic April release ever.

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Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

Angry families want GM prosecuted for defects

April 6th, 2014 5:39 pm by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Business Writers

The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade.

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Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

April 6th, 2014 5:27 pm by Associated Press

SAN DIEGO — U.S. sailors rescued an American family with an ill 1-year-old from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast.

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GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

April 6th, 2014 5:23 pm by DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices.

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Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

April 6th, 2014 2:05 pm by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer

The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks of food poisoning by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and viruses.

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Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

Duo from Dobyns-Bennett tackles Disney challenges

April 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Pat Kenney

Dobyns-Bennett Assistant Principal Brian Tate and Indians swim coach Nathan Love were having lunch with one of their colleagues when she showed them a medal she'd gotten for running in the Disneyland Marathon.

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Skyscraper-sized Tetris game wows crowds

Skyscraper-sized Tetris game wows crowds

April 6th, 2014 1:53 pm by KATHY MATHESON, Associated Press

Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game, which kicked off a citywide series of events called Philly Tech Week.

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Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

Lee County woman pleads guilty to over $48,000 in welfare fraud

April 6th, 2014 1:52 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman who fraudulently collected nearly $50,000 in welfare money over a four-year period pleaded guilty to 10 felony counts this week in Lee County Circuit Court.

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Official results, support division video, and more photos from Kingsport Speedway season opener - VIDEO

April 6th, 2014 12:42 pm by Staff Report

Video includes Alan Rich's last lap bump-and-run pass for the win in the Street Stock feature, as well as post race reaction from Rich and second place Nick Cole.

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