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RBC Heritage Tee Times

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Tee times for Thursday’s first round at the RBC Heritage:

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A look at 3 minority business mentoring programs

A look at minority business mentoring programs, called accelerators, in three metropolitan areas. All the programs aim to help already established companies owned by minorities win contracts with large companies and organizations. The goal is for them to expand and hire more workers, helping the local economy.

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Mentors help minority companies accelerate growth

Mel Gravely, president of TriVersity Construction, poses in his office in front of some paintings of work his company has done, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Cincinnati. Gravely’s company joined a program called a minority business accelerator even before he bought a controlling interest in the Cincinnati-based company in 2006. It helped the company get started and win contracts that have helped Triversity’s revenue double. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mel Gravely says his construction company might not exist today if he didn’t have mentors to guide it.

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Golfer Jason Day out 3 weeks with thumb injury

Jason Day, of Australia, holds up his ball after putting on the eighth hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn’t expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.

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Dabo: QB Stoudt Clemson’s starter

Clemson quarterback Cole Stoudt, center, throws a pass during the NCAA college football team's spring game at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Anderson Independent-Mail, Mark Crammer) SENECA OUT  GREENVILLE NEWS OUT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says senior Cole Stoudt is the team’s starting quarterback coming out of spring, and injured freshman Deshaun Watson will have the chance to compete for the job this fall.

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