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Video: Steve Alford previews UCLA men’s basketball season

Head coach Steve Alford talks about how UCLA has handled early injuries, how Chris Smith is doing at point guard and what he expects from his team this year.

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Nobel Prize winner honored with dedicated campus bike rack

The University of Missouri is honoring Nobel Prize-winning scientist George Smith with an unusual accolade.

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Teacher: Catholic school fired me for sharing letter about church's 'homosexual problem'

Saint Dominic teaches about 230 girls in grades seven through 12. JERSEY CITY — A Clifton woman says she was fired from the all-girl Saint Dominic Academy in Jersey City after she shared with her students a letter from a Catholic leader who blames gay priests for the "rot" and "corruption" of the...

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MLB trade rumors: How Yankees can flip Sonny Gray for Didi Gregorius' replacement at shortstop

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius will miss the beginning of the 2019 season after undergoing Tommy John Surgery. General manager Brian Cashman could dump right-handed pitcher Sonny Gray to the Toronto Blue Jays for Gregorius' replacement, effectively solving two problems with one move....

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Cops say man charged with molesting kids showed them cabin where it happened - filled with boy's drawings

Police said the man admitted to sex acts with one of the boys, and said he still had the young victim's soccer jersey It's been roughly 30 years since David Zechmeister, now 78, sexually assaulted two boys when they were between 10 and 12 years old, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office...

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Mom goes to bed with hangover, wakes up diagnosed with brain tumor

A Houston mother who went to bed with a suspected hangover and woke up paralyzed in the hospital is back in nursing school after undergoing major brain surgery to remove an aggressive tumor. Christina Smith, who woke up with a headache after celebrating her niece’s birthday the night prior, had no...

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Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

50 years later: Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists at Mexico City Olympics in 1968         

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Felix Smith, Who Piloted Covert Flights Over Asia, Dies at 100

Recruited by Lt. Gen. Claire Chennault, Captain Smith flew over China, Vietnam and Laos on stealth Cold War missions for the American government.

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Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists

50 years later: Smith, Carlos set fear aside as they raised their fists at Mexico City Olympics in 1968

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Brandi Carlile Enlists Sam Smith for ‘Party of One’ Duet

Singers recast Carlile's 'By the Way, I Forgive You' track as a lush orchestral number

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Redskins Coach Jay Gruden criticized Smith this week for not getting the ball out more quickly, one area of potential growth moving forward.

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Diddy and Cassie break up, and ‘Page Six TV’ saw it coming

In an episode that aired on Oct. 2, 2018, “Page Six TV” exclusively reported on the breakup of Diddy and Cassie Ventura. “A conscious uncoupling, perhaps,” Bevy Smith joked. Diddy was spotted at the Vegas show of his old flame, J.Lo.

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Man, 92-year-old woman killed in massive house fire

The woman's son suffered smoke inhalation, according to Pemberton Township police A man and a 92-year-old woman were killed, while another person was injured, in a massive house fire in Burlington County on Tuesday night, officials said.  Lore Smith was pronounced dead at Lourdes Emergency...

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Week 7 Fantasy Sleepers: Ito Smith, Frank Gore go from waiver wire pickups to starters

Our Week 7 fantasy sleepers feature a lot of waiver wire pickups, notably veteran Frank Gore and rookie Ito Smith, this week. Find out more about potential top streaming options here.

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Property in Woodbury sells for $5.8 million | South Jersey real estate transactions

Here's a roundup of recent home sales in Cumberland, Salem and Gloucester counties. Carneys Point -407 Manor Ave., The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development BLB Resources, Inc. to Rosalyn Feinman for $41,213. -5 Schooner Lane, Route 48 Properties, LLC to NVR, Inc. for $51,000.  -7...

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Flags aren't flying as Danielle Hunter grounds quarterbacks

With two more games until he turns the ripe old age of 24, Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter is deadlocked with J.J. Watt for the NFL lead in sacks with seven. At 29, Watt already has a resume that’s ready for consideration in Canton, Ohio. He has three Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of...

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Jada Pinkett Smith Explains Why She and Will Went from 'Being Married' to 'Life Partners'

Jada Pinkett Smith is explaining why she and husband Will Smith refer to themselves as “life partners” instead of being “married.” (In July, Will made the surprising revelation during an appearance on TIDAL’s Rap Radar podcast.) “I needed a different form to dissolve all the...

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Sam Smith and Brandi Carlile Duet On Charity Single 'Party of One': Listen

Brandi Carlile and Sam Smith have gotten together for a new version of "Party of One" (from Carlile's acclaimed album By The Way, I...

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