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SAU’s restarted track program has 51 newcomers

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Southern Arkansas University has announced 51 new recruits to its recently restarted track and field program.

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Deal to improve veterans’ health care costs $17B

In this July 24, 2014, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays. Miller and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday, July 28, to talk about a compromise plan to improve veterans' care. (AP Photo/File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday.

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Correction: Tour de France story

PARIS (AP) — In a story July 27 about the Tour de France, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of years it’s been since cyclist Marco Pantani died. He died 10 years ago.

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Tiger Woods to return to Notah Begay charity event

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods is returning to play in Notah Begay’s charity event.

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Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington are picked to host the 2024 Olympics, one of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city’s new organizing committee.

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