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in Sports

Panthers’ Alexander banned 10 games for doping

DE Frank Alexander, who missed the first four games of this season due to a previous violation of the policy, won't return until mid-December.

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in Sports

Giants sink Pirates in NL Wild Card playoff

A four-hit shutout by Madison Bumgarner and a grand slam by Brandon Crawford carried the Giants to an 8-0 win.

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 2.

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in National, World

U.N.: Islamic State committing ‘staggering’ crimes

Insurgents in Iraq have carried out mass executions, abducted women as sex slaves, and used child soldiers, a new report says.

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in National

U.S. delays plans to replace Healthcare.gov site

The U.S. government has shelved plans to move the HealthCare.gov insurance website to a new host.

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in Entertainment

Mila Kunis is a mom

Former "That '70s Show" co-stars Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have become parents for the first time.

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in National

Poll: Most Americans say spanking is ‘OK’

Nearly seven in 10 Americans believe spanking a child is an acceptable for of discipline at home.

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in Music

Tony Bennett sets record for oldest artist to top Billboard

At 88, the veteran performer is the oldest living artist to land a No. 1 record, with his latest compilation of duets with Lady Gaga.

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in National

Obama seeks to restore trust with Latinos

President Barack Obama is expected to assure Hispanic-American lawmakers on Thursday that he is on their side and help is on the way.

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in Sports

Dallas Cowboys player investigated for sexual assault

An unnamed player is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault in the team's hotel last month.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Team’s ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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in Weird

Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

A man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in National

U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

John Oliver explains English soccer

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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in National

Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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in National

U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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in Entertainment, Weird

Jimmy Kimmel is the Internet’s most dangerous man

Searching for the late-night comedian may be hazardous to your hard drive.

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in Sports

Tiger Woods to open restaurant

Tiger Woods is trying out some new courses.

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in Entertainment

‘Rush Hour’ could be headed to the small screen

The series will reportedly follow the style of the movies.

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in Local

Independent Governor Candidate Cutler Cuts Ads

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Independent Maine gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler is reducing his budget for television advertising in the week leading up to the election.

in Local

Maine’s High Court Denies Fast Appeal in Bear Case

GENERIC COURT LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Maine Supreme Judicial Court is denying an animal rights group's request for an expedited appeal in its case against the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

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Health Care Professionals Back Quarantined Nurse

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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A group of Maine health professionals is criticizing the state's protocols for health care professionals who've treated Ebola patients.

in Local

Maine Heating Prices Continue to Fall

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say the price of heating oil in the state dropped 8 cents this week, continuing a downward trend in the price of fuel.

in Local

Maine Ski Area Going Solar

GENERIC SKI RESORT

A Maine skiing area will soon unveil 803 solar-electric panels it says will offset 70 percent of its electricity use.

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