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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover targe ...more

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Sept. 4 — Regular season begins, Green Bay at Seattle.Sept. 7-8 — First full weekend of regular season.Oct. 7-8 — Fall owners meetings, New York.Oct. 28 — Trade deadline.Dec. 28 — Regular season ends.Jan. 3-4, 2015 — ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.Real estate data provider CoreLogic says prices rose 7.4 percent in July from July 2013 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war.Wrapping up almost 6,2 ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.The 17 Marines and eight Navy sailors were recovered and were on board the USS Mesa Verde, and some who sus ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it's not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002.He sat out three races after his sprint car struck and kil ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 9:42 AM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise.Now, he could have that opportunity ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 3:06 AM

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.He doesn't know if he'll face criminal charges for his car striking and killing anoth ...more

AP News - Sep 01, 2014 12:37 AM

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.Kahne charged past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout to w ...more

AP News - Aug 31, 2014 9:55 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — China's Peng Shuai finally reached a Grand Slam quarterfinal in her sixth try.The 39th-ranked Peng beat a seeded player for the third straight match at the U.S. Open, defeating No. 14 Lucie Safarova 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday.Peng ...more