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Essence founder to visit New Mexico alma mater

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The founder of Essence and Latina magazines is scheduled to attend homecoming events at the University of New Mexico — his alma mater.

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Packers ticket scam hit fans outside of Marshfield

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin residents outside of the Marshfield area are reporting they were victims of a Green Bay Packers ticket scam through which police say a 37-year-old Marshfield man stole tens of thousands of dollars.

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Police: High school coach left son home alone

TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have charged the head coach of a high school boys’ basketball team with leaving his 4-year-old son home alone while he went to a gym to work out.

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WBO champion Crawford to fight Beltran on Nov. 29

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — WBO lightweight champion Terence “Bud” Crawford will fight top contender Ray Beltran on Nov. 29 at CenturyLink Center in Omaha.

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Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash

This Sept. 16, 2014 photo released by attorney Stephen Stubbs, shows Mike Tyson as photographed by injured motorcycle crash victim, Ryan Chesley, in  Las Vegas, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Stubbs said his client, 29-year-old Ryan Chesley, was on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when a taxi cut him off and he went down. Stubbs said Chesley was lying on the ground when he looked up and recognized Tyson, who was yelling at people not to touch Chesley. (AP Photo/Ryan Chesley via Stephen Stubbs)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.

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