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Big Ten changes course, will play fall football after all

Less than five weeks after the conference announced it would push football and other fall sports to spring because of the pandemic, the conference changed course.

US budget deficit hits record $3 trillion through 11 months

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Treasury Department says that the U.S. budget deficit hit an all-time high of $3 trillion for the first 11 months...

Trump looks west, eyeing new paths to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is pushing to expand his electoral map as he makes a trip west this weekend. The campaign is...

Pandemic chases ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ to Dec. 25

NEW YORK (AP) - Following the less-than-stellar theatrical debut of Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet,” Warner Bros. is delaying its next big release, “Wonder Woman 1984,”...

NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Fashion Week, the semi-annual showcase of American fashion, gets under way Sunday evening in a vastly changed landscape....

Harshmallow: Virus prompts pause for Peeps holiday treats

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Peeps holiday treats are going on hiatus - another consequence of the coronavirus. PennLive.com reports that Just Born Quality Confections...

Hiker seeking help for boyfriend found dead in Georgia

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. (AP) - News outlets say a hiker seeking help for her injured boyfriend was found dead at the bottom of falls along...

New Orleans under hurricane watch from Tropical Storm Sally

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Newly formed Tropical Storm Sally has become better organized amid forecasts it would reach hurricane strength before it strikes...

‘Evacuate now:’ Wildfires grow in Oregon as 500K flee

Deadly wildfires in heavily populated northwest Oregon are growing and hundreds of thousands of people have been told to flee encroaching flames.

Explosive wildfires across California stoked by fierce winds

Wildfires are raging unchecked across parts of the Western United States, and authorities say gusty winds could drive flames with new ferocity.

El Chapo’s lawyers appeal his US drug conspiracy conviction

NEW YORK (AP) - The notorious Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo wants his U.S. conspiracy conviction thrown out. An appeal filed Friday...

After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - More Americans will make their way back to the movies this weekend than any since the pandemic shuttered theaters in...

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GPS Soccer Stays Undefeated With 1-0 Win Over Rival Baylor

Chatttanooga-(WDEF-TV) The GPS soccer team remained perfect on the season Wednesday evening with a 1-0 win over rival Baylor. The match was scoreless at...
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Local mom wonders why she’s facing charges

HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. (WDEF) - Timeka Menifee showed News 12 the car she said she was pulled over in Friday night. It's a silver Ford...

CFC Fall to Oakland 3-2 in NISA Playoff Semifinals

The CFC's quest for the NISA Championship came to an end on Wednesday in Detroit as they lost to Oakland 3-2 in the playoff...
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Vols Cade Mays Among Transfer Waiver Requests Granted by SEC Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has agreed to approve transfer waiver requests for players who switched schools inside the league....