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Pianist Jason Moran garners Grammy nod with Waller tribute

This undated image released by Blue Note Records shows pianist Jason Moran. Moran received his first Grammy nomination for best jazz instrumental album for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller ""All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller." The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air live Feb. 8 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. It will air on CBS. (AP Photo/Blue Note Records, Clay Patrick McBride)

NEW YORK (AP) — Pianist Jason Moran made it his mission on his latest album to bring a Harlem jazz legend “back into the conversation” in the 21st century. He’s exceeded expectations by garnering his first Grammy nomination for his unorthodox tribute to singer-pianist-songwriter Fats Waller.

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NYC mayor’s vibrant deaf interpreter creates his own storm

In this Monday Jan. 26, 2015 video frame grab released by New York City Office of The Mayor, Sign-language Interpreter Jonathan Lamberton, left, translates during a news conference by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (AP Photo/ New York City Office of The Mayor)

NEW YORK (AP) — They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions.

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Millsap leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets

Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) leaves the court as fans reach out to him after an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 113-102.(AP Photo/John Amis)

ATLANTA (AP) — Paul Millsap played like one of the league’s best players.

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Reliever Jenrry Mejia, Mets get 1-year deal, no arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year contract worth $2,595,000 and avoided salary arbitration.

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No. 1 pick Wiggins, 3 other Wolves on Rising Stars rosters

NEW YORK (AP) — Top overall pick Andrew Wiggins and three Minnesota Timberwolves teammates have been chosen to play in the Rising Stars Challenge at the NBA’s All-Star weekend.

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