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USOC contacts other cities about 2024 bid

...selected in 2017.In an interview Saturday with The Associated Press, U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst...independent virus tests.The moves come after an Associated Press investigation showed a serious health risk to Olympic...

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Expectations are high for Georgia Tech's football team after a banner season

...went 11-3 last season, including a win over Mississippi State in the Orange Bowl, and was ranked No. 8 in The Associated Press final poll. It begins this year as one of the favorites in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal division...

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Kenny Perry leads Champions Tour event by four shots

BLAINE, Minn. - Kenny Perry had a hole-in-one and matched the tournament record with an 11-under-par 61 to take a four-stroke lead into the final round of the 3M Championship.

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Kyle Bush wins at Pocono in return to Truck Series

LONG POND, Pa. - Kyle Busch's return to the Truck Series was a triumphant one, pulling away on the final laps Saturday to win at Pocono Raceway.

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Atlanta airport leads in number of guns found in bags

Authorities say Atlanta's airport once again leads the nation in the number of guns found in carry-on bags.

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Bashaud Breeland to miss time with Redskins due to injury

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden said cornerback Bashaud Breeland, a former Clemson star, is expected to miss 4 to 6 weeks with an MCL problem in his right knee.

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Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh gears up for Haskell

OCEANPORT, N.J. - Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational.

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Family attorney disputes police chief's account that officer fatally shot teen in self-defense

SENECA, S.C. - A South Carolina police chief says he will not release the name of an officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old man in a Hardee's parking lot.

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Shift from refinancings to home mortgages is increasing in Augusta

...that they are going to have a house payment, so they may as well make it comfortable. People are going back out to 30 years and pulling out equity that they can." The Los Angeles Times and Associated Press contributed to this article.

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