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WTA changes rules affecting players returning from pregnancy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The women's tennis tour approved rule changes Monday that are meant to ensure players are not penalized after they return from pregnancy or an injury that causes a long absence. The changes were prompted, in part, by the experiences of former No. 1 players Serena...
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Southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

By KEN RITTER , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — The head of the federal agency controlling the Colorado River said Thursday the U.S. government will impose unprecedented restrictions on water supplies to the seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the river unless everyone agrees by Jan. 31...
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Why It's the Best Time of the Year to Wrap Up a New Truck for Veterans

By Phil Briggs As veterans start holiday shopping for gifts to put under the Christmas tree, it may actually be the best time of year to get a gift that is best used for hauling the tree home- a new car or truck. “The 2018’s that haven’t sold have to be moved off the lots,” explained James Spears,...
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CA Wildfires: How to Help Victims & Firefighters

California is in a state of emergency.The wildfires in Northern California and Southern California are still raging on. The entire town of Paradise has burned down, displacing 26,000. 31 people have died in the fires, and that number is unfortunately going to grow. NASA released an image from space...
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Here's Why We Have Daylight Saving Time

Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour this Sunday!
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Starbucks Holiday Cups are back

We are officially in the thick of Pumpkin Spice season as evidenced by the release of the much anticipated Starbucks holiday cup. This year, Starbucks is flexing it’s holiday muscle by presenting customers with a selection of four cups - each frothing with holiday cheer. OMG THEY’RE HERE! --...
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Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians, traffic study says

Trick-or-treaters beware: Halloween can be deadly for pedestrians and children face the greatest danger.
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Film of Judy Blume's 'Are You There God?...' in development

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judy Blume has at long last agreed to a feature film adaptation of her seminal 1970 young adult novel "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret." Writer and director Kelly Fremon Craig is set to adapt and direct the film, which will be produced by James L. Brooks' Gracie Films. It...
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Trader Joe's, Walmart and Whole Foods Salads Recalled for Salmonella Concern

Salmonella concerns have caused ready-to-eat salads sold at Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, 7-Eleven, and Walmart to be recalled. It's believed corn in these salads may be contaminated the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced. The salad came from food suppliers...
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

By PHUONG LE, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65. His death was announced by his company...
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