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in Sports

Spring training warms up players, winter-weary fans

MLB training camps heat up this week, warming the hearts of fans suffering in the arctic chill of a brutal winter.

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in Sports

FIFA wants to shorten the 2022 World Cup

A task force has recommended the Gulf state hosts a shorter tournament staged over cooler months.

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Feb. 24

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

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in National

Chief Justice could again swing Obamacare case in government’s favor

Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that saved President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare reform.

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in National

VA Secretary apologizes for misstating military service

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said he had served in the special forces when he had not.

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in National

Justice Dept. asks for stay to allow immigration action

The Justice Department argued that halting action on immigration from taking effect threatens national security.

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in Entertainment

‘American Horror Story’ star dies after car crash

The 34-year-old actor's head was clipped by a car's wing mirror while he was crossing a street on Feb. 19.

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in Viral Videos

The Warren/Kenny G ‘Regulate’ mashup is everything

'90s rap meets jazz in this incredible duet.

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in Lifestyle

How to properly quit a job

According to a fall 2014 report from the U.S. Department of Labor, more American workers are on the move than ever before.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 24

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

Breakfast cereal is shown for sale at a Ralphs grocery store in Del Mar, California, March 6, 2013.

in Lifestyle, National, World

The world’s diet is getting worse

We're eating more processed foods high in sugar, fat, and starch than ever before.

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in National

Obama warns security funding lapse would hurt economy

A partial shutdown would mean more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection, and airport security agents would be left without paychecks.

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in Sports

Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston gloves sold for nearly $1M

The boxing gloves worn during the infamous 1965 rematch have been purchased by an anonymous buyer.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: The Jimmy Kimmel school of perfect acting

Sure he's a late-night comedian, but he's also the man behind some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

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in National

Poll: Most back Obama plan to raise investment taxes

Americans say the rich aren't taxed enough and the middle class is taxed too much.

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in National

Homeland Security chief: Budget impasse could harm states

Lawmakers have until the end of the week to approve the budget and avoid shutting down the department.

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in Lifestyle

Tobacco companies fighting over claims on smoking’s effects

America's biggest tobacco companies say they're willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes.

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in Viral Videos

WATCH: Lady Gaga’s ‘Sound of Music’ tribute

Lady Gaga brought the house down with her tribute at the 2015 Oscars.

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in Weird

Town has the tastiest water on tap

Wine tasting, whiskey tasting ... but ever heard of a tap water tasting?

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in Weird

Burglar pauses for pizza break

A man accused of breaking into a restaurant, munching on pizza and guzzling beer before making off with $150, has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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in Local

Climate Change to Have Increasing Effect on Maine

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ORONO, Maine (AP) _ A University of Maine report about the effect of climate change on the state of Maine…

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Advocates Denounce LePage Plan to Cut Anti-Smoking Fund

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Advocates and health care providers say Gov. Paul LePage's plan to divert money from a fund that supports community anti-smoking programs is the wrong approach.

in Local

Maine City Might Fire Administrator Amid Contract Squabble

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The City Council in Saco, Maine, is considering firing the city's administrator six months after offering him a new contract to stay.

in Local

Ex-Girlfriend Testifies in Maine Social Media Killing Trial

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The ex-girlfriend of a Maine man accused of using Facebook to lure a teenager to her death says the man confessed to her that he committed the killing.

in Local

Gas Prices Increase 9 Cents in Maine

GENERIC GAS PUMP

Gas prices have gone up 9.1 cents a gallon in the last week in Maine.

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