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Spanish language ‘Sabado Gigante’ ends 53-year run

FILE- In this photo taken on Feb. 3, 2012, Chilean born host of the Univision network variety show "Sabado Gigante," Mario Kreutzberger, popularly known as Don Francisco, poses on the set of his show in Miami. Univision announced Friday, April 17, 2017 that the the beloved  show “Sábado Gigante” will end on Sept. 19, 2015 after 53 years on the air. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

MIAMI (AP) — Television’s longest-running variety show is calling it a wrap after 53 years.

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5 high school baseball, softball programs get grants

DETROIT (AP) — Comerica Bank and the Detroit Tigers have teamed up to give five Michigan high schools grants of $5,000 each to benefit baseball and softball programs.

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Senate congratulates Friars on first NCAA championship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has officially congratulated the Providence College men’s ice hockey team on its first national title.

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42-mile trail among latest Michigan recreation additions

DETROIT (AP) — The 42-mile Fred Meijer Clinton-Ionia-Shiawassee Trail is one of the latest additions to Michigan’s extensive trial network and those involved in the project say it expands recreation options and will make rural roads safer.

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Maryland wrestler accused of attacking woman gets suspended

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A University of Maryland wrestler has been suspended after police say he attacked a woman at her Pennsylvania apartment and tried to carry her away.

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