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DENVER (AP) - Jamal Murray just couldn't get the bad taste out of his mouth, and even a bite of pretzel he poached from a kid after tumbling into the stands in the third quarter wasn't exactly satisfying. "It was really dry," Murray said. Maybe it was just what Murray ...

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Legislation to create a permanent statewide mental health hotline is advancing in Michigan. The state House approved the bill 99-8 Tuesday and sent it to the Senate for further consideration. The telephone referral system would be available 24 hours a day, seven days of week...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Profiles of activist Dolores Huerta and writer Lorraine Hansberry are among the Peabody Award winners for documentary programs. "Independent Lens: Dolores" and "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes-Feeling Heart" both aired on PBS. The films are among the eight Peabody-winning...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after one of the best regular seasons ever. The Columbus Blue Jackets capped a stunning sweep of the Presidents Trophy winners with a 7-3 ...

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Teoscar Hernandez delivered a go-ahead hit for the Toronto Blue Jays for the second straight game. But it was a defensive play by Hernandez that had his manager beaming after Toronto's 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday. Hernandez was part of a relay that helped ...

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ATLANTA (AP) - Max Fried turned in another strong start for the Braves. Then he turned it over to the bullpen - and it all fell apart for Atlanta. Christian Walker homered leading off the ninth and Arizona scored seven runs in the final three innings against the shaky Braves ...

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CHICAGO (AP) - Yoán Moncada is not looking back at his struggles in the past or forward to the promise of his future. The 23-year-old switch-hitter said he is having too much fun in the present. Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and Leury ...

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Christian Yelich had no idea what to expect from Cardinals hard-throwing prospect Ryan Helsley. It took him six pitches to figure it out. Yelich welcomed Helsley to the big leagues with a three-run homer, his eighth against St. Louis this season, to help send the Milwaukee Brewers...

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CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a town hall meeting in southern Illinois to familiarize the people it serves with its health care programs. The Wednesday evening event will be held on the campus of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale at the Student...

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Minor got to finish what he started, something the lefty never got a chance to do for the Texas Rangers last season in his return to a rotation. Minor threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout, limiting the Los Angeles to three singles ...

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TORONTO (AP) - Kept off the scoreboard in a Game 1 defeat, Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was "at his finest" in Game 2, at least in the eyes of coach Nick Nurse. Fellow All-Star Kawhi Leonard wasn't too bad, either. Leonard scored 37 points, Lowry bounced back with 22 ...

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CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei expressed support for legislative efforts that would allow marijuana businesses to utilize banking services, if the legislation includes certain conditions. The Republican made the comments to reporters after he addressed a joint session of the Nevada...

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NEW YORK (AP) - James Paxton struck out 12 in his first stab at baseball's biggest rivalry, Red Sox ace Chris Sale found his fastball but not better results, and the New York Yankees three-hit Boston 8-0 on Tuesday night in the first game this season between the struggling AL ...

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PITTSBURGH (AP) - Barry Trotz had questions when he took over the New York Islanders last summer. About the defense. About the goaltending. About where the scoring would come from if star John Tavares bailed in free agency. One by one over the last 10 months, the Islanders have answered ...

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has approved a proposal for a new employee-funded program that would create a benefit to help offset long-term care costs. The measure passed on a 26-22 vote Tuesday night. Because the Senate amended the measure it now heads back to the House for a ...

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Scott Kingery is earning more playing time with every hit. Kingery and J.T. Realmuto each had three hits and five RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies cruise to a 14-3 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night. Kingery and Maikel Franco hit three-run homers and Realmuto...

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MIAMI (AP) - A modest scoreless streak from Jose Quintana has helped the Chicago Cubs to their best stretch of the young season. Quintana gave up six hits in seven innings to lead the Cubs to a 4-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Quintana (2-1) struck out ...

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SHANGHAI (AP) - China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter despite a tariff war with Washington as Beijing's efforts to reverse a slowdown started to gain traction. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.4% over a year earlier in the three months ending in March, the...

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SHANGHAI (AP) - China reports economic growth held steady at 6.4 percent in latest quarter, the lowest level in a decade.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Utah man has been charged with murder for allegedly hitting and killing a man on an electric scooter in Hollywood. Jared Anderson of Enoch was charged Tuesday in connection with Saturday's accident. Prosecutors allege that Anderson was drunk when his pickup truck failed to yield...

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