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Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, in this Oct. 21, 2014 file photo.  The lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are set to go before a judge Thursday Oct. 30, 2014 to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has rejected a request from former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move his trial in the fatal shooting of a semi-professional football player to a different county.

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Turnover-prone Florida takes conservative approach

In this Nov. 2, 2013, file photo, Florida receiver Quinton Dunbar (1) is stopped short of a first down by Georgia  linebacker Ramik Wilson (51) and teammates on a failed fourth down conversion during the first half of an NCAA football game in Jacksonville, Fla. On Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, the Bulldogs will be going for their fourth straight victory in the series for the first time since the 1980s. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz, File)  MARIETTA DAILY OUT; GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT; LOCAL TV OUT; WXIA-TV OUT; WGCL-TV OUT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida spent the last two weeks trying to identify something it can do well offensively.

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No. 1 Mississippi St winning despite shaky defense

Kentucky's Blake Bone, center, is wrapped up by Mississippi State's Jamerson Love, left, and Taveze Calhoun during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Mississippi State won 45-31. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Undefeated Mississippi State is the consensus No. 1 team in the country so smiles and praise are easy to find in Starkville.

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Bratton: No credible threats against NYC Marathon

New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and police commissioner Bill Bratton talk during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. The NYC Marathon will be run on Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Police Commissioner William Bratton says there are no credible threats against Sunday’s New York City Marathon.

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Lawyer: Bar Curtis from questioning abused girls

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A lawyer representing four current and former Lakewood High School girls who have sued ex-Detroit Tigers player Chad Curtis for sexually abusing them has asked a judge to bar Curtis from questioning them.

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