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Paula Deen reaches book distribution deal with Hachette

In this Feb. 13, 2015 file photo, TV personality Paula Deen attends the EVINE Live launch event in New York. Hachette Book Group announced Monday, March 2, 2015, that it had reached a distribution deal with the celebrity chef’s Paula Deen Ventures. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen has found a new publishing home.

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Chelsea signs tire company Yokohama as new jersey sponsor

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea has signed Japanese tire manufacturer Yokohama as its new jersey sponsor in a deal that could be worth more than $300 million for the English Premier League leader.

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Former NYT executive editor Jill Abramson has book deal

In this April 19, 2010 file photo, Jill Abramson attends the 2010 Matrix Awards presented by the New York Women in Communications at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. Abramson has a book deal for a work on the “creative disruption” caused by the rise of digital media. Simon & Schuster announced Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, that Abramson will write about the struggles of “legacy” companies as they compete with “net-native” organizations. The book is currently untitled and has no release date. It’s Abramson’s first book since she was fired last May by the Times, where she had been the paper’s first female executive editor (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has a book deal for a work on the “creative disruption” caused by the rise of digital media.

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Regan Smith welcomes 1st child during double-duty driving

Regan Smith walks to the garage before practice for the Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Smith will fill in for Kurt Busch in the wake of Busch's suspension on Friday. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Regan Smith was quick to accept an offer to race in the Daytona 500 as Kurt Busch’s replacement driver.

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Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer gives his Keynote speech for the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Microsoft reports quarterly earnings Thursday, April 28, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)

Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.

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