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San Francisco strikes chewing tobacco from playing fields

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The home of the San Francisco Giants may become the first city in the nation to outlaw chewing tobacco from its playing fields.

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PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regret

NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of “Finding Your Roots” may have violated the network’s editorial standards after a request by Ben Affleck that the program not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor.

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Report: NFL stadium project up for vote lacks detailed plans

This undated artist rendering provided by MANICA Architecture shows an artist's rendering of a newly proposed NFL stadium in the city of Carson, Calif. The Los Angeles suburb of Carson could approve a $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in the wake of a similar vote in nearby Inglewood, even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain. (MANICA Architecture via AP, File) NO SALES

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles suburb of Carson will consider a proposed $1.7 billion NFL stadium Tuesday — even though many details haven’t been worked out and funding is uncertain.

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PBS probes slave-owning issue; Affleck expresses regret

NEW YORK (AP) —

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Police: LA Kings’ Jarret Stoll had cocaine, Ecstasy in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a story April 20 about the arrest of Los Angeles Kings hockey player Jarret Stoll, The Associated Press reported erroneously the terms of his release from jail in Las Vegas. Stoll was freed on his own recognizance, without bail, not with a $5,000 bond.

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