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Hawks, civil rights leaders vow to work together

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks and city civil rights leaders said Friday’s meeting between the team’s CEO and the group was “extremely productive.”

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Judge recuses himself from NFL collusion lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Minneapolis who had been the arbiter of NFL labor matters for more than two decades recused himself Friday from ruling on a dispute between NFL owners and the players’ union over an alleged secret salary cap.

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Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the Federal Aviation Administration granting permits for drones to be used in moviemaking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ConocoPhillips was the only company previously granted a permit for commercial drone fights. BP also had been granted a permit.

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End of line for thoroughbred racing in New England

Gate crew members watch the start of a race at Suffolk Downs in Boston, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The last thoroughbred horse racing track in New England is closing this year, as the once grand Suffolk Downs yields to growing competition from casinos, lotteries and other forms of gambling. Experts say the local breeding industry could all but vanish. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators say they’ll entertain proposals from anyone interested in keeping the thoroughbred racing industry alive at Suffolks Downs after New England’s last remaining track closes.

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UEFA probes Liverpool, Inter for overspending

Liverpool's Jordan Rossiter celebrates the opening goal during the English League Cup Third Round match Liverpool against Middlesbrough at Anfield, Liverpool, England, Tuesday Sept. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Peter Byrne) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has opened formal investigations into overspending by Liverpool and Inter Milan and possible breaches of its Financial Fair Play rules.

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