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Marketing chief for Michigan athletics resigns

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Hunter Lochmann has resigned his position as chief marketing officer of the Michigan athletic department.

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Top theater chains cancel ‘The Interview’ showings

A poster for the movie "The Interview" is carried away by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the nation’s largest multiplex chains pulling the film from their screens, Sony Pictures Entertainment took the unprecedented step of canceling the Dec. 25 release of the Seth Rogen comedy “The Interview.”

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For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out

NEW YORK (AP) — Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba.

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Hutchinson considering tax hike for sports arena

In this Friday March 22, 2013 file photo, Vincennes' Deshawn Delaney (33) takes the ball to the hoop over Northwest Florida's Elgin Cook (23) during the second half as Northwest Florida beat Vincennes 76-69 in the semifinal of the 2013 NJCAA Tournament at the Hutchinson Sports Arena in Hutchinson, Kan. Hutchinson residents may soon be able to vote on a sales tax proposal that would help fund a $29 million expansion of the city's 62-year-old sports arena. A committee of community leaders asked the City Council on Tuesday to put the tax increase up for a public vote in April. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Aaron Marineau, File)

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson residents may soon be able to vote on a proposed sales tax that would help fund a $29 million expansion of the city’s 62-year-old sports arena.

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Sony hackers make threats in first phase of new leaks

This photo provided by Columbia Pictures - Sony shows, from left, 1st AD Jonathan Watson, DP Brandon Trost, Evan Goldberg,  and Seth Rogen on the set of Columbia Pictures' "The Interview." (AP Photo/Columbia Pictures - Sony, Ed Araquel)

NEW YORK (AP) — The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.

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