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PawSox owners: Downtown ballpark would generate millions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox minor league baseball team said Wednesday that a multi-use ballpark in downtown Providence would generate $12.3 million annually in spending for the city and the state but they would seek help from taxpayers — $120 million over 30 years — and ask to be exempt from real estate taxes.

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Going after the A-list: Businesses pursue celebrity clients

In this June 30, 2013 file photo, R. Kelly performs onstage at the BET Awards at the Nokia Theatre  in Los Angeles. The owners of 5001 Flavors knew when they started the company 23 years ago they wanted to sell custom-made clothes to rap and R&B musicians. They sought out artists and record company executives at parties and music industry events. They looked in particular for up-and-coming artists. Now musicians like R. Kelly and Kid Rock are among their fans. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a dream for many small business owners: A-list celebrity clients.

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Burnett sharp in Pirates 2-0 loss to Tigers

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett’s “homecoming” was everything he could have hoped for. Except for taking a tough-luck loss.

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APNewsBreak: Ex-Clippers owner’s wife victorious in lawsuit

In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, right, sits with V. Stiviano as they watch the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge ruled Tuiesday April 14, 2015 that the wife of the former Clippers owner is owed $2.6 million by V. Stiviano, a woman Donald Sterling showered with gifts. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wife of former Clippers owner Donald Sterling is owed $2.6 million by a woman her husband showered with gifts, a judge ruled Tuesday.

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Greene throws 8 strong innings as Tigers beat Pirates 2-0

Detroit Tigers starter Shane Greene watches a pitch to Pittsburgh Pirates' Francisco Cervelli during the third inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 14, 2015.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Not only does Shane Greene make pitching sound simple, he is making it look easy.

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