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Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 file photo, model and television personality Janice Dickinson arrives at the Make Equality Reality Gala at the Montage Beverly Hills, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dickinson, in a June 6, 2006 radio interview with Howard Stern, describes Bill Cosby as a "bad guy" and says he "preys on women." Dickinson later tells "Entertainment Tonight" on Nov. 18, 2014 that Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1982. She says Cosby gave her red wine and a pill in a Lake Tahoe, Calif., hotel room.  (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here’s how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

This product image provided by Amazon shows the Amazon Fire TV stick. The Fire TV Stick is a small stick that connects to the HDMI port on your HDTV for instant access to movies, TV shows, music, photos, apps, and games. (AP Photo/Amazon)

NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV.

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U. of Michigan regents approve athletic director

In this Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, photo, members of By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) protest outside of the University of Michigan admissions offices in Ann Arbor, Mich. The pro-affirmative action group, began their protest by temporarily shutting down the Board of Regents meeting. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Melanie Maxwell) ) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan’s Board of Regents has approved an interim athletic director appointment and a $5.8 million upgrade to a hockey arena.

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Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

In this Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 file photo, trade show attendees compete at a water game called Stinky Feet at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions convention and trade show in Orlando, Fla. The annual International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo is a massive industry trade show. the real buzzword at the show is “interactivity.” It seems that every vendor and park owner is seeking to somehow merge thrill rides with video games. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.

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Crew finds 150-ton boulder likely left by glacier

A glacial erratic rock estimated to be 300,000 pounds and two million years old lies 30 feet below ground after being fully unearthed on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Courtyard by Marriott construction site in Everett, Wash.  A geotechnical engineer who was called out to examine it, Kurt Merriman, told The Daily Herald it's a glacial erratic, a giant rock left behind by a glacier maybe 18,000 years ago. The boulder is bigger than an SUV, weighing an estimated 150 tons. (AP Photo/The Herald, Ian Terry)

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Workers digging an underground garage for a new hotel in Everett, Washington, recently struck something big about 30 feet below the surface.

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