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Dinwiddie has 32, Nets beat Celtics as Irving sits again

Dinwiddie has 32, Nets beat Celtics as Irving sits again

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving is getting closer to a return, and at some point he will face his former team.When he does, the Brooklyn Nets can only hope he plays as well as Spencer Dinwiddie.Dinwiddie had 32 points and 11 assists while Irving remained sidelined, and the Nets beat the Boston Celtics 112-107…
Clifford, Everybody’s Favourite Big Red Dog, Gets A Reboot

Clifford, Everybody’s Favourite Big Red Dog, Gets A Reboot

NEW YORK (AP) — Who’s your favorite big red dog? If you have one, chances are his name is Clifford. Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS, the latter his home since the early aughts. The new show…
Children of Casey Kasem settle lawsuit with widow over death

Children of Casey Kasem settle lawsuit with widow over death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of radio personality Casey Kasem have settled dueling lawsuits alleging that the longtime “American Top 40” host was badly mistreated before his death in 2014. The two sides filed a joint request Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit by three of Kasem’s children…
Review: ‘The Aeronauts’ doesn’t exactly soar, but Jones does

Review: ‘The Aeronauts’ doesn’t exactly soar, but Jones does

Would you like to ride in Eddie Redmayne’s beautiful balloon?Tom Harper’s “The Aeronauts,” starring Felicity Jones and Redmayne, is loosely based on a record-setting 19th century balloon expedition into the atmosphere. On Sept. 5, 1862, James Glaisher (Redmayne) took off from London with the aim to ascend higher into the firmament than anyone had before…
New Davis Cup era begins with revamped format, new features

New Davis Cup era begins with revamped format, new features

MADRID (AP) — The famous face behind the biggest overhaul in Davis Cup history can’t hide his anxiety.The men’s international team tournament that begins Monday in the Spanish capital will look nothing like the first one in 1900, nor any other edition after that.“To tell you the truth, I’m a bit nervous,” said Gerard Piqué,…
LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years.The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide’s late charge. At 7 p.m. Eastern, just before…
Singer Andrea Bocelli: ‘Absurd’ to shun opera legend Domingo

Singer Andrea Bocelli: ‘Absurd’ to shun opera legend Domingo

MIAMI (AP) — Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli is staunchly defending opera legend Placido Domingo, calling it “absurd” that opera houses have canceled the star’s performances over sexual harassment allegations before they are fully investigated.“I am still appalled at what happened to this incredible artist,” Bocelli said. “I don’t understand this. Tomorrow a lady can just…
Gronkowski will be in Miami for Super Bowl as party host

Gronkowski will be in Miami for Super Bowl as party host

MIAMI (AP) — Rob Gronkowski will be in Miami for the Super Bowl. The former Patriots tight end won’t be preparing for kickoff with Tom Brady and the rest of his old New England teammates.Instead, the man who retired from the Patriots and the NFL in March will be hosting his first Super Bowl party.And…
The Latest: Trump in Afghanistan for surprise visit

The Latest: Trump in Afghanistan for surprise visit

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s first visit to Afghanistan (all times local):4:35 p.m.President Donald Trump is back in the United States after his Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan.Air Force One landed in Florida, where the president is spending the holiday weekend.Trump took off early Friday from Bagram Air Field…
Recent Missouri Editorials

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Jefferson City News-Tribune, Nov. 8The importance of whistleblower protectionsThe St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently broke the story of the resignation of Missouri’s Division of Tourism director.Ward Franz’ departure came during a probe into allegations of excessive taxpayer-funded travel and improper acceptance of gifts from a state vendor, the paper reported.An investigator in state Auditor Nicole…

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