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Principal: players were subjected to racist slurs

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school principal said Tuesday that members of his high school’s football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost.

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Review: ‘Men, Women & Children’ doesn’t click

In this image released by Paramount Pictures, Ansel Elgort, left, and Kaitlyn Dever appear in a scene from "Men, Women & Children." (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Dale Robinette)

If ever there was a movie that needed a window to be opened, a blast of fresh air to be let in, it’s Jason Reitman’s “Men, Women & Children.”

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Video, photos give jurors view of Auburn slaying

FILE -In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Desmonte Leonard enters the courtroom before opening statements in Opelika, Ala. A Lee County judge told jurors to return Monday morning for a second day of testimony in the capital murder trial of 24-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery. Prosecutors say Leonard opened fire at a large party at an apartment clubhouse in June 2012. Three people were killed and three others were injured. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News,  Todd J. Van Emst)

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Auburn University football player testified Tuesday that an argument broke out shortly before a shooting that wounded him and killed two former teammates at a pool party in 2012.

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‘Bless Me, Ultima’ novelist Anaya to be honored

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The godfather of contemporary Chicano literature has been chosen as the 2nd ever inductee into the Albuquerque Wall of Fame.

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Review: Moving story, simply told, in ‘Good Lie’

In this image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Reese Witherspoon, left, and Ger Duany appear in a scene from "The Good Lie." (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Bob Mahoney)

The movie poster for “The Good Lie” features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film’s star — not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.

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