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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The show is ending for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.The Mardi Gras-themed casino is shutting down at 4 p.m. Sunday after 27 years on the Boardwalk.Owner Caesars Entertainment is closing the still-p ...more

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LAKE ARIEL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say an SUV carrying six young people overturned in northeastern Pennsylvania, killing three and injuring the others.State police did not release the ages of those involved in Saturday morning's crash but said a ...more

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HAPPY CAMP, Calif. (AP) — Two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago were still growing on Saturday while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.Low humidity and warm weather helped the fires burning in the Kl ...more

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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.Tony Kanaan won the 500-mile, double-points r ...more

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Today is Sunday, August 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 31, 1954, Hurricane Carol hit the northeastern Atlantic states; Connecticut, Rhode Island and part of Mas ...more

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.The center says no reports of damage have been received about the earthquake. It adds that th ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.Jeff Gordon and other drivers wouldn't be surprised if Stewart hears bigger cheers Sunday night.Kevin Harvick will be on the pole, but Stewart, who will start 12th, will be ...more

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SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut.Authorities say 73-year-old Lee Duran, of Lyme, lost control of his car and crashed Saturday afternoon at Lime Rock Park. No other ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Crew chief Ernie Cope was worried when Kevin Harvick's practice laps didn't go as well as expected Friday.So Cope sought reassurance from his driver."I asked, 'Are we all right?'" Cope said. "He said, 'We're going to s ...more

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CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher won the Traxxas Nitro Shootout on Saturday night to earn $100,000 on Saturday night in the U.S. Nationals.Schumacher, a seven-time Top Fuel season champion who has nine NHRA victories at Lucas Oil Raceway, b ...more