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Norway restores order by winning women’s cross-country relay

Austria's Bernhard Gruber reacts after winning the 10km individual race during the Nordic Combined Gundersen LH HS134/10,0 (K) at the 2015 FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships in Falun, Sweden, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.  (AP Photo, TT, Anders Wiklund) SWEDEN OUT

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Marit Bjoergen collected one of the few records she didn’t already have as Norway restored some order to women’s cross-country skiing by easily winning the 4×5-kilometer relay at the world championships on Thursday.

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Russian biathlete dies during Russian Cup race

MOSCOW (AP) — A 21-year-old Russian biathlete has died after suffering a heart attack during a Russian Cup race in Siberia.

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Norway wins men’s team sprint at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway easily won the men’s cross-country team sprint on Sunday, giving Petter Northug his 11th world championship title.

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Norway wins women’s team sprint at Nordic worlds

FALUN, Sweden (AP) — Norway won the women’s cross-country team sprint in dominating fashion on Sunday at the Nordic skiing world championship.

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Mississippi WMAs get one-year reprieve

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Threatened by federal budget cuts, three popular wildlife management areas will remain open for now.

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