AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the state playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number that advance.
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A rare oil painting by the American artist Winslow Homer has been given as a gift to a Massachusetts museum.
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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stop. Hey, what’s that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of “I can’t breathe” and “Hands up, don’t shoot” as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There’s something happening here.
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HAVANA (AP) — In early 2009, a U.S. government contractor sent a Serbian music promoter to Cuba with these covert marching orders: Recruit one of Havana’s most notorious rappers to spark a youth movement against the government.
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top University of Iowa athletic administrator has been reassigned to the school’s construction staff amid the threat of a wrongful termination lawsuit by her partner, the school said Thursday.