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  • Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm September 20, 2018
    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an earthen dike at the facility and inundated a large lake, raisi
  • Journalism school's namesake apologizes for racist post September 20, 2018
    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school is apologizing for his Facebook post that critics called racist.Ed Meek posted photos Wednesday of two black women in short dresses, which he said were taken
  • Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment September 20, 2018
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up orbit.In the British-led experiment , a big net was cast from a mini satellite Sunday. The net successfully wrapped around its targ
  • Suit: 'Street Outlaws: Memphis' producers encouraged fight September 20, 2018
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has filed a lawsuit saying producers of a reality television show about drag racing encouraged violence between him and the host.WTVF-TV reported Wednesday that Chad and Genny Larkin filed the federal lawsui
  • Despite protests, Russia's anti-doping agency reinstated September 20, 2018
    The World Anti-Doping Agency declared Russia's scandal-ridden drug-fighting operation back in business Thursday, a decision designed to bring a close to one of sports' most notorious doping scandals but one bitterly disputed by hundreds of athletes and

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  • J Balvin leads Latin Grammy noms with 8 nods, 1 with Beyonce September 20, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Reggaeton star J Balvin received eight Latin Grammy Award nominations on Thursday, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and one for song of the year with Beyonce for their hit version of "Mi gente," also featu
  • Texas man allegedly sent threatening letters to Taylor Swift September 20, 2018
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A 26-year-old Austin, Texas, man has been arrested on federal charges for allegedly sending threatening letters to pop star Taylor Swift and showing up at her record label in Nashville, Tennessee.Federal prosecutors in Na
  • Review: Macy Gray is enthusiastic, infectious on fun 'Ruby' September 20, 2018
    Macy Gray, "Ruby" (Artistry Music)Macy Gray sounds mainly joyful and enthusiastic on "Ruby" and the zest evident across her 10th album, even when the theme is misfortune or heartbreak, is infectious. Her trademark jazzy soul and R&B foundati
  • Isabel Allende to receive honorary National Book Award medal September 20, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Isabel Allende, winner of an honorary National Book Award, sees no reason to discuss her legacy."I think legacy is a very masculine word," the author known for "The House of the Spirits" and other novels told The Associated Press
  • Demi Lovato's mom says star is 'getting the help she needs' September 20, 2018
    NEW YORK (AP) — Demi Lovato's mother says the singer is "doing really well" nearly two months after being hospitalized for a drug overdose.In an interview aired this week on Newsmax TV , Dianna De La Garza says the pop star is "happy, she's heal


  • Don't expect to see Vince Velasquez for long tonight vs. Braves September 20, 2018
    It could be a looooooong night in Atlanta. By Corey Seidman
    NBC Sports Philadelphia
  • Cubs battle White Sox on South Side as Ken Harrelson calls it a career September 20, 2018
    The Cubs find themselves in the catbird seat this weekend as they travel to the South Side for a three-game series against the White Sox. They're virtually assured of a postseason spot, and with a 2 ½ game lead over the Brewers in the National League Central the magic number is down to eight to […]
    Chicago Tribune
  • Seven stats you didn't notice about the Milwaukee Brewers September 20, 2018
    The Milwaukee Brewers woke up Thursday looking more and more likely to clinch a spot in the playoffs for just the fifth time in franchise history. While there are plenty of overt storylines to follow, here are some of the things you may not have realized: Josh Hader is the fourth-best reliever in Brewers
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel