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AT&T plans national tech trial – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAT&T has proposed a region of Palm Beach County for a years-long trial that would switch customers to new Internet-based technologies for services ranging from phone service to broadband and television. The goal is to transition customers to new networks …AT&T is testing its next-gen phone network on rural areas and retireesWashington Post (blog)AT&T seeks […]

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NFL

Super Bowl-winning QB Wilson to suit up for Rangers – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Texas Rangers will add a player with a championship pedigree to their spring training roster Monday with Super Bowl-champion quarterback Russell Wilson set to join the club in Surprise, Ariz. However, do not expect to see the former minor league …Russell Wilson’s Super Bowl secret: He took a shower at halftimeCBSSports.comSeahawks’ Russell Wilson […]

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Entertainment

Paula Deen compares her struggles to ‘that black’ openly gay NFL prospect … – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaula Deen’s $100 million empire crumbled last year after she admitted to using a racial slur in her everyday life, and as she continues campaigning to repair her public image with a $75 million investment deal on her side, the celebrity chef has compared her …Paula Deen says she’s ‘fighting to get my name […]

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chicago

Ice-covered lakes may be bottling arctic cold for spring – Chicago Tribune

Ice-covered lakes may be bottling arctic cold for springChicago TribuneWeather forecasters and other scientists who study the Great Lakes and their effect on the climate of surrounding areas said the weather likely will stay cooler because of the cold lakes. “What happens in winter doesn’t stay in winter,” said Jay Austin … and more …read […]

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Sports

Baseball-Angels reward young Trout with million-dollar salary – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFeb 26 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Angels agreed to a record $1 million, one-year contract for 22-year-old center fielder Mike Trout on Wednesday, setting a positive tone for their ongoing conversations regarding a massive long-term deal. The $1 million …Report: Trout gets $1M for 2014MiamiHerald.comPoll: Is the Angels’ Mike Trout worth more than […]

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chicago

End of winter? We have records to break, more snow to shovel – Chicago Tribune

End of winter? We have records to break, more snow to shovelChicago TribuneThis has been the third coldest winter in 143 years of recorded Chicago weather history, Skilling said, with about 7 days in 10 since November producing below-normal temperatures. Meteorological winter ends with February, marking the close of what is …Today’s Weather: Out In […]

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News

Paralympian Pistorius murder trial to be conditionally televised in S. Africa – Xinhua

XinhuaJOHANNESBURG, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) — The upcoming murder trial of Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be partially broadcasted in South Africa, a high court ruled on Tuesday. Pistorius is scheduled to go on trial on charges of premeditated murder and reckless …Oscar Pistorius trial to be broadcast on TV, rules South African judgeTelegraph.co.ukPistorius case: Partial televising […]

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Sports

‘Big story’ Caris LeVert teams with Nik Stauskas as new Michigan dynamic duo – The Detroit News

The Detroit NewsAnn Arbor — Last season, Michigan had the 1-2 punch of national player of the year Trey Burke, along with Tim Hardaway Jr. In tight games, they presented problems for the defense to try to guard on the perimeter, opening opportunities for other. This season …Nik Stauskas, Michigan blow by Michigan State for […]

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Sports

Gold-medal updates: Canada lead 3-0 in third – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThree Chicago Blackhawks were assured of winning gold medals and three would be settling for silver when Canada and Sweden squared off Sunday to determine the men’s hockey champion at the Sochi Winter Olympics. The question was, which Hawks …Patrick Kane: Kane puts disappointing Olympics behind himRotoworld.comTeam Canada leads 2-0 in men’s gold-medal gameCTV […]

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Entertainment

“DWTS” co-host Tom Bergeron replied to Brooke’s Tweet, hinting he was … – Access Hollywood

Access Hollywood“Weird day, indeed. Won’t be the same without you,” he wrote. “Dinner soon. No spray tanning required.” @brookeburke Weird day, indeed. Won’t be the same without you. Dinner soon. No spray tanning required. — Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) …Brooke Burke-Charvet dropped as co-host of ‘Dancing With the Stars’MassLive.comErin Andrews to Replace Brooke Burke As Dancing […]

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Sports

LeBron James sticks nose into Kevin Durant’s MVP party – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOKLAHOMA CITY — Before the Miami Heat’s regular-season revenge was even over, you just knew the narrative that surrounds the Oklahoma City Thunder would be swirling and growing like a twisters rolling through the Great Plains. Russell Westbrook was …LeBron James evens up with Kevin Durant as Miami sends a messageCBSSports.comPreview: Heat at ThundeReutersLeBron […]

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Sports

Nets work out Collins with 10-day contract in mind – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSAN FRANCISCO — The trade deadline passed with the Nets still needing to fill a frontcourt spot. And that potential signing could be landmark event. The Nets are considering signing free agent center Jason Collins, who would become the first openly gay …Nets work out Jason CollinsCBSSports.comJason Collins works out for Brooklyn […]

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News

Violence in Ukraine Creates Deepening Clash Between East and West – New York Times

New York TimesProtesters on Wednesday burned documents after trying to take over a government office in Ternopil, Ukraine. The violence in the country has killed at least 25 people this week. Rostyslav Kovalchuk/Reuters. MOSCOW — The two sides in what is developing …Ukraine crisis: President and opposition agree truceBBC NewsWestern leaders express concern over mounting […]

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EU calls meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine violence, weighing … – Fox News

Fox NewsBRUSSELS – The European Union is calling an extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers to decide the 28-nation bloc’s reaction including possible sanctions to the recent escalation of violence in Ukraine. European Commission President Jose Manuel …Polish PM Tusk calls for EU sanctions on UkraineReutersEU calls extraordinary meeting of bloc’s 28 foreign ministers on Ukraine […]

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chicago

Temperatures climb into upper 40s as thaw begins – Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune28, according to the Chicago Weather Center. The southerly winds are also expected to bring showers and some thunderstorms Thursday, adding to the snow melt and raising the danger of flooding. By Friday, colder air begins to return with highs around 30.Monday Snowfall Makes Season Chicago’s 5th Snowiest EverNBC ChicagoChicago area snowfall causing Metra […]

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Sports

Tina Maze wins giant slalom; Mikaela Shiffrin fifth in debut – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Teen sensation Mikaela Shiffrin’s first Olympic race wasn’t remarkable but was totally respectable, as she finished fifth in the women’s giant slalom Tuesday that was won by Slovenia’s Tina Maze, who claimed her second …Winter Olympics: Slovenia’s Tina Maze takes second gold medal in women’s …New York Daily NewsOlympics-Alpine skiing-Women’s […]

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Chicago does its best Washington, DC impression in ‘Crisis’ trailer – Chicago Tribune

Chicago does its best Washington, DC impression in ‘Crisis’ trailerChicago TribuneDon’t recognize Chicago in the trailer for NBC’s “Crisis”? You’re not supposed to. The political thriller featuring Gillian Anderson (“X-Files”) and Dermot Mulroney (“My Best Friend’s Wedding”) is filmed entirely in Chicago but set in Washington, D.C … …read more Source: Washington D.C. News From […]

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Sports

Meryl Davis and Charlie White’s gasp-inducing performance in winning win ice … – Washington Post

Washington PostCOLUMN| As Meryl Davis and Charlie White glided around on the bright haze of ice, what with all their elaborate footwork and gasp-inducing lifts, at times you forgot they were on skates. But that was the point – the viewer was no more troubled by the skating …Brennan: For USA, dancing through the decades […]

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tech

Watch Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Whip Past Earth – National Geographic

National GeographicArtwork showing an asteroid zipping by the Earth moon system. Credit: ILLUSTRATION COURTESY P. CARRIL, ESA. A giant space rock three times the size of football field is about to sail past Earth. Its passage will be broadcast live around the world via the …Tonight on reality TV: Giant asteroid just misses EarthCNETMonster asteroid […]

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Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon’s 10 Most Hilarious Moments of All Time (Warning: You Will Laugh … – E! Online

E! OnlineTonight is your night, Jimmy Fallon! Now that Jay Leno has officially passed the torch and wished his viewers a heartfelt goodbye in his final Tonight Show broadcast, it’s time for a new host to take over. Tonight, Fallon will officially kick off new hosting gig …Jimmy Fallon savors ‘this exact feeling’ before ‘Tonight’USA […]

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Entertainment

JK Rowling to publish second novel as Robert Galbraith – The Guardian

The GuardianRowling news … A second novel is due under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters. The new novel from JK Rowling, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will feature a novelist who is brutally murdered after writing …Ready for more Rowling? Robert Galbraith returnsUSA TODAYJK Rowling to Publish Another Book Under Pen NameTIMEJK […]

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News

Renzi poised to form Italian government, promises rapid change – Reuters

ReutersROME (Reuters) – Italian centre-left leader Matteo Renzi received a mandate on Monday to form a new government, promising rapid tax, labor and institutional reforms to revive a deeply troubled economy. He needs to seal a formal coalition deal with the …Tuscan tapped to be next Italian PM is fast-riserWashington PostParty’s New Leader Agrees to […]