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March Madness: 9-seeds Kansas State, Florida State advance to Elite Eight

Kansas State’s dream of its first Final Four since 1964 is alive. Barry Brown’s tie-breaking layup with 19 seconds remaining was the difference as Kansas State beat Kentucky 61-58 on Thursday night in the South Region semifinal. Kansas State, a No. 9 seed, will play No. 11 seed Loyola-Chicago on Saturday in a regional final pairing no one could have ...

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Keenan Evans, Texas Tech to Sweet 16 after win over Florida

DALLAS (AP) — Keenan Evans keeps making big plays, extending Texas Tech’s season — and his time with second-year head coach Chris Beard. They have another game with the Red Raiders headed to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 for the first time since 2005. Evans, who treats every game like senior night and doesn’t want to be done, scored 22 ...

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A Canadian Forces Helicopter Smashed A Hole Into A Florida Roof With A Raft

OTTAWA — The Canadian Forces is scrambling for answers after one of its military helicopters dropped an inflatable life raft that smashed a hole in the roof of a home in Miami. The Griffon search-and-rescue helicopter was on a training exercise in Florida on Wednesday and returning to a U.S. Coast Guard air station when the uninflated raft became detached, ...

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Florida school tragedy leaves profound effect on Dwyane Wade

MIAMI (AP) Joaquin Oliver was buried in a jersey bearing Dwyane Wade’s name. So perhaps it was fitting that Wade’s best game this season came in sneakers with Oliver’s name scrawled on them. The Miami area is reeling right now, and will be for a while, in the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High. The school will ...

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Businesses Sever Ties With NRA In Wake Of Florida Shooting

In what may be a sign that American politics is undergoing a shift on the issue of gun control, a number of businesses are distancing themselves from the National Rifle Association. Car rental company Enterprise said this week it is ending a discount program for NRA members.

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'Enough is enough': Panthers' Luongo leads tribute to victims of Florida school shooting

Roberto Luongo held back tears. Minutes before the start of the Panthers’ Thursday night game against the Washington Capitals, Luongo — Florida’s star goalie — spoke to the fans at the BB&T Center regarding last week’s deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in nearby Parkland, Fla. “I live in Parkland,” said Luongo as the Panthers played their first ...

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