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Boy, 11, signs 1-day deal with pro hockey team

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan boy who said he didn’t want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends is getting a new gig. Professional hockey player. Colin and his family were surprised by players, coaches and representatives of the Kalamazoo Wings at a restaurant Tuesday. The team ...

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Israeli Miss World speaks out on Rape

  NETANYA, Israel (AP) — When 18-year-old Israeli beauty queen Linor Abargil was crowned Miss World in 1998, the tears streaming down her cheeks appeared to be the overwhelming joy of a young woman fulfilling a childhood dream. Few knew the painful truth behind them — that just six weeks ...

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Obama fills out bracket, picks Michigan State

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is picking Michigan State to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship over defending champion Louisville. In what has become an annual March Madness tradition at the White House, Obama filled out a bracket in a segment broadcast on ESPN Wednesday. Florida and Arizona rounded ...

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Effort to build gay marriage support heads South

CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across ...

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