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Navy OKs changes for submariners’ sleep schedules

In this Jan. 13, 2014 photo, the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Scranton returns to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., from a regularly scheduled deployment. Scientists at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory in Groton, Conn., concluded submarine sailors, who traditionally begin a new workday every 18 hours, show less fatigue on a 24-hour schedule. The first submarine to try the new schedule on a full deployment was the Scranton, led by Cmdr. Seth Burton, who said he found that the more consistent sleep pattern made up for any effects from working slightly longer shifts. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy photo, Shannon D. Barnwell)

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors’ working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean’s surface.

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AP Sources: Sun trade C/F Tina Charles to Liberty

In a June 15, 2012, file photo Connecticut Sun's Tina Charles shoots a free throw in the first half of a WNBA basketball game against the New York Liberty in Uncasville, Conn.  People familiar with the situation say the Connecticut Sun have agreed to trade Tina Charles to New York for players to be named later and the Liberty's first round pick in 2015.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, file)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles didn’t want to play in Connecticut anymore, so the Sun got what they could for the 2012 league MVP.

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Sun take Ogwumike with top pick in WNBA draft

Future draftee Louisville's Shoni Schimmel, right, and her sister, Louisville player Jude Schimmel look at Schimmel's phone proir to the start of the WNBA basketball draft in, Monday, April 14, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike was selected No. 1 by the Connecticut Sun in the WNBA draft Monday night.

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