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Addition money allocated for Aloha Stadium study

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities on Thursday approved spending additional money for a study that will determine whether to replace or renovate the aging Aloha Stadium.

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Overdose confirmed as cause of cheerleader death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A coroner says a drug overdose caused the death of a University of Louisville cheerleader in July.

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Record-setting Petit leads Giants past Rockies 4-1

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Yusmeiro Petit throws Colorado Rockies in the first inning of their game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win.

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After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

In this March 25, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second.

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Jolie, Pitt wed in Chateau Miraval, France

In this Monday, July 19, 2010, file photo, cast member Angelina Jolie, right and Brad Pitt arrive at the premiere of "Salt" in Los Angeles. Jolie and Pitt were married Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in France, according to a spokesman for the couple. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The wait is finally over: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Hollywood’s reigning royal couple, have tied the knot.

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