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‘Cosby’ author sorry for omitting assault charges

In this Nov. 6, 2013 file photo, Comedian Bill Cosby performs at the Stand Up for Heroes event at Madison Square Garden in New York. Biographer Mark Whitaker, whose "Cosby: His Life and Times" was published in September, tweeted Monday that he was wrong not to "aggressively" look into the charges and promised to address them "at the appropriate time." Whitaker's book has been widely criticized for idealizing Cosby, although some critics praised it upon release. (John Minchillo/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a new Bill Cosby biography is apologizing for not pursuing allegations that the comedian had drugged and sexually assaulted numerous women.

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Manchester Road Race preparing for snow

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — Manchester Road Race officials say a few inches of snow won’t stop their annual Thanksgiving Day run.

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Calcasieu Point Landing’s boat launch closed

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Officials say the Calcasieu Point Landing’s boat launch will be closed for several months so that crews can replace and repave a 23,000-square-foot concrete area around the boat launch.

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Broadway’s ‘On the Town’ gearing up for parade

In this undated file image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, Clyde Alves, front row from left,  Tony Yazbeck and Jay Armstrong Johnson appear during a performance of "On the Town," in New York. More than two dozen cast members from the Broadway revival of "On the Town" will be appearing on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route, adding a little razzle-dazzle amid the Snoopy and Buzz Lightyear balloons. In addition to "On the Town," shows to be spotlighted Thursday include "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Sting's "The Last Ship," "Side Show" and "Finding Neverland." (AP Photo/Matt Ross Public Relations, Joan Marcus, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she’ll be twirling, leaping and swaying.

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Plans move forward for recreational trail in Flint

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A new plan for a recreational trail in Flint includes building multiple arches between a former General Motors manufacturing complex known as “Chevy in the Hole” and the city’s south end.

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