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Oregon wins distance medley relay at Penn Relays

Oregon's Edward Cheserek reacts after finishing ahead of Villanova's Jordan Williamsz to win the College Men's Distance Medley Championship of America Invitational at the Penn Relays athletics meet, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. Oregon won with a time of 9:33.86 minutes.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Edward Cheserek led Oregon to its second straight distance medley relay championship at the Penn Relays, holding off Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz by five-tenths of a second Friday at Franklin Field.

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S. Carolina paper’s domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

This August 13, 2014, photo by St. Louis Post Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen shows Edward Crawford returning a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.  Four days earlier, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. The killing ignited riots and unrest in the St. Louis area and across the nation. Cohen and members of the St. Louis Post Dispatch photo staff are winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography it was announced Monday, April 20, 2015, at Columbia University in New York. (Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Columbia University via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.

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