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Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

In this May 6, 2014, file photo, kidnapping survivors Gina DeJesus, left, and Amanda Berry are honored at the annual National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Hope Awards dinner in Washington. For years, the two women and a third, Michelle Knight, were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013. They were bound with heavy chains and subjected to repeated rapes and other abuse. Now Berry and DeJesus have written a book about their experiences, “Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland,” which is scheduled to come out Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry’s toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn’t always get to her — because she was chained and couldn’t move that far.

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Browns GM Ray Farmer won’t trade everything for quarterback

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions during an NFL football news conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. There's a natural connection between Marcus Mariota and the Browns, but Farmer says he doesn't understand why he's continually attached to Oregon's quarterback. Mariota is expected to be selected high in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round picks, there's been widespread speculation that Farmer may move up to take him. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Marcus Mariota appears to have it all: the pristine college career, the smarts, all the necessary tools to be an elite NFL quarterback.

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LeBron scores 30, Cavaliers hold off Celtics 99-91 in Game 2

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, left, passes over Boston Celtics’ Jae Crowder during the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round series.

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Little 9: Cavaliers bench players boosting team’s “Big 3″

This Sunday, April 19, 2015 photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' James Jones celebrates a shot during the first round NBA playoff basketball game between the Boston Celtics and the Cavaliers in Cleveland. The "Big 3" garner all the hype and headlines, but the Cavaliers are much more than LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love. Cleveland's bench came through in Game 1 against Boston as reserves Tristan Thompson and Jones made huge contributions in the 113-100 win. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers’ “Big 3″ can’t win an NBA title by themselves.

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Irving scores 30, LeBron 20 as Cavs beat Celtics 113-100

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving celebrates after making a 3-point shot at the buzzer to end the second quarter of a first round NBA playoff basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday.

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