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Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
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Bobcats earn MVC victory; Breakers win

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Times Record

RICHMOND

Sydney Underhill-Tilton scored 17 of her game-high 23 points in the second half as the Richmond High School girls basketball earned team downed Oak Hill, 49-33, in Mountain Valley Conference action on Thursday.

The Bobcats won their first game in the MVC to improve to 1-1.

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Charlotte fires coach, former NBA star, Mark Price

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY STEVE REED The Assoicated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

Charlotte 49ers athletic director Judy Rose said the decision to fire men's basketball coach Mark Price was strictly performance-based, citing the team's lack of intensity.

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Backup QB leads Broncos to 25-13 win over Colts

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY MICHAEL MAROT The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS

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Students help with Super Bowl rehearsal

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS

A Minneapolis high school football team will be the first team to run onto the Super Bowl field at U.S. Bank Stadium for a dress rehearsal for TV network cameras.

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Bruins fall to Capitals, 5-3

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BT JIMMY GOLEN The Associated Press

BOSTON

Alex Chiasson had already scored once when he blocked a shot on the penalty kill, gave the puck a little kick and went off toward center ice.

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Panthers down Hyde, 53-30

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY ERIC MAXIM The Times Record

BATH

The North Yarmouth Academy girls basketball team used its experience, speed and athleticism to outlast the Hyde Wolfpack for a 53-30 victory in Class C basketball action.

With a roster of athletes that don’t have a lot of basketball experiences, the home team fought to the final buzzer while falling to 0-2 on the young season.

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Steelers look to slow down Brady, Patriots

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY WILL GRAVES The Associated Press

PITTSBURGH

The answer to getting to Tom Brady is right there in vivid high definition.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have watched it on video repeatedly over the past 11 months since Brady and the New England Patriots turned the AFC championship game into a glorified 7-on-7 drill.

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Decade since recession: Thriving cities leave others behind

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer

[img_assist|nid=1191579|title=|desc= CONSTRUCTION CRANES fill a block across from an Amazon building in Seattle, Washington. Seattle is among a fistful of cities that have flourished in the 10 years since the Great Recession officially began in December 2007, even while most other large cities, and sizable swaths of rural America, have managed only modest recoveries.

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France rolls back death toll to 4 kids in train-bus crash

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

PARIS

French authorities backtracked Friday, reducing the death toll from six children to least four after a regional train sliced open a school bus in southern France.

Authorities in the Pyrenees-Orientales region said their statement earlier in the day that six children had died was not confirmed in the horrific crash at a crossing close to the Spanish border.

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EU sees new ‘dramatically difficult’ phase in Brexit talks

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage but it warned that the discussions on trade and other matters relating to their future relationship will be “dramatically difficult.”

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‘Youthquake’ is Oxford word of 2017

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44

LONDON (AP) — Oxford Dictionaries recognized the power of the millennial generation Friday with its 2017 word of the year : youthquake.

Oxford lexicographers say there was a fivefold increase in use of the term between 2016 and 2017.

It is defined as “a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people.”

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Pilot traces virtual Christmas tree in German test flight

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

BERLIN

A pilot has traced a virtual Christmas tree over Germany on a test flight with an Airbus A380.

Airbus spokesman Heiko Stolzke told news agency dpa Thursday that the nearly 5 1/2-hour flight the previous day was “a standard internal Airbus test flight before the delivery of a new aircraft.”

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Grizzly crime solved: Candy factory’s stolen bear found

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

ABILENE, Kan.

Police say a sweet tip led to the recovery of a bear statue that was stolen from outside a candy factory in central Kansas a year ago.

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White House: FBI records show ‘extreme bias’ against Trump

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY ZEKE MILLER The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

The White House said Friday newly revealed FBI records show there is “extreme bias” against President Donald Trump among senior leadership at the FBI. The accusation came hours before Trump was scheduled to speak at the FBI training academy in Quantico, Va.

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Poll: Americans pessimistic about Trump, country

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY JULIE PACE and EMILY SWANSON The Associated Press

WASHINGTON

President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

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Suspect in car attack faces new charge: first-degree murder

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
BY SARAH RANKIN The Associated Press

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.

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SERVICE NOTICE

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44

BRUNSWICK — A memorial service for Maynard Henderson will be held on Dec. 16, 2017, at 3 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 333 Maine St., Brunswick.

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Firefighter, age 32, dies in California wildfires

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.

One of the thousands of firefighters battling a series of wildfires across Southern California has died, but authorities gave no hint of how.

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Hoffman accused of new incidents of sexual misconduct

Times Record - Fri, 12/15/2017 - 11:44
The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES

More women are accusing Dustin Hoffman of sexual misconduct, including an incident in which a playwright says the actor exposed himself to her in a New York hotel room when she was 16 years old.

Playwright Cori Thomas described the 1980 incident in a story published Thursday by the trade outlet Variety. She confirmed the story in an email to The Associated Press.

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