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As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS

<pp_img type="node" title="Remaking Ole Miss" caption="In this photo taken on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, lifelong Mississippi resident Logenvia Morris poses at her home in Jackson, Miss., next to her prize possession, the first Mississippi game jersey her son Aaron Morris wore for the football team.

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Leipold makes history at Division III Whitewater

By GENARO C. ARMAS

<pp_img type="node" title="Wis-Whitewater Leipolds Success Football" caption="In this Oct. 21, 2014, photo, Wisconsin-Whitewater college football coach Lance Leipold answers a question outside Perkins Stadium in Whitewater, Wis. The Division III coach reached 100 career wins in 106 games, the fastest to the 100-win plateau in NCAA history. (AP Photo/Genaro C.

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New-Look NBA: A coach’s perspective, Quin Snyder

By TIM REYNOLDS

<pp_img type="node" title="New Look NBA Basketball" caption="Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder waits after practice Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Salt Lake City. His presence in Utah adds to a distinct air of change around the league.

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Disney pens love letter to Japan with robot film

By YURI KAGEYAMA

<pp_img type="node" title="Japan Disney Love Letter" caption="FILE – In this Thursday, Oct.

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British economy grows 0.7 percent

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show Britain’s economic recovery is continuing, despite a gloomy global environment.

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of an 18-year-old killed by a St. Louis police officer is planning to release details of an independent autopsy.

The owner of Austin Layne Mortuary says relatives of Vonderrit Myers Jr. will release the autopsy findings Thursday at the funeral home.

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Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors say a 15-year-old Michigan girl stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend.

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PGA president refers to Poulter as ‘lil girl’

By DOUG FERGUSON

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The PGA of America president referred to Ian Poulter as a “lil girl’ for his criticism of the way Nick Faldo and Tom Watson captained their Ryder Cup teams.

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Police: Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers

NEW YORK (AP) — A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him, New York City police said. A bystander was wounded in the gunfire.

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Nebraska students charged in alcohol death

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say several University of Nebraska-Lincoln students in a fraternity face felony charges in the alcohol-related death of a freshman.

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