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Senate to honor 3 Providence basketball greats

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Three basketball legends who played at Providence College are being honored by the Rhode Island Senate.

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Legislature honors ISU men’s basketball team

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers honored the Iowa State University men’s basketball team for what they deemed a “brilliant” season.

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April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

This photo taken April 13, 2014 shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington at daybreak. Tuesday, April 15, is the federal tax filing deadline for most Americans. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.

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Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

This March 26, 2014 file photo shows Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts and new responsibilities are straining the Internal Revenue Service’s ability to police tax returns. This year, the IRS will have fewer agents auditing returns than at any time since at least the 1980s.Taxpayer services are suffering, too, with millions of phone calls to the IRS going unanswered. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years.

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Geithner book tour to include Bernanke, Paulson

In this July 31, 2012 file photo, then U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner speaks about the U.S. economy, in Los Angeles. Ben Bernanke, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve; and Geithner's predecessor, Henry Paulson, will be among those appearing with Geithner as he promotes his upcoming book, “Stress Test," during a two-week tour that will begin in New York on May 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner (GYT’-nur) won’t be the only famous person onstage for his upcoming book tour.

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