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Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have agreed to combine their broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public entity.

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SC’s Osteen group buys newspapers in coastal Ala.

SUMTER, S.C. (AP) — The family-owned company that operates The Sumter Item is buying several small newspapers in Alabama.

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Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed he has met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to Texas.

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NBA players union elects female executive director

This undated handout photo provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP shows Michele Roberts. Roberts was elected early Tuesday morning as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the Washington trial lawyer is eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years.  (AP Photo/Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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Ben Crane celebrates a PGA Tour win with a party

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.

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