HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Thursday’s results in the PIAA wrestling championships.
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NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Being retired hasn’t stopped Mariano Rivera from picking up one more save.
Millions of Christians around the world will be seen with ashes in the form of a cross on their foreheads Wednesday as they celebrate the first day of Lent. Ash Wednesday, as it is called, is 46 days before Easter, which includes six Sundays. For Christians, so begins a 40-day period of prayer and fasting, or abstaining from a particular food they like; The six Sundays during this are not included in the fasting period.
In a story Feb. 26 about a snake-handling preacher who recently died from a bite, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of deaths each year from snake bites in the United States. Around 5 people die each year from snake bites, not 5 percent of the estimated 7,000 to 8,000 people who receive bites.
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