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Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

In this July 2, 2014, file photo, people stroll along the river walk across from the new McLane Stadium at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. The on-campus facility is set to open this fall amid great fanfare. (AP Photo/Waco Tribune Herald, Jerry Larson)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of renovation and construction.

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In-game app part of high-tech new Baylor stadium

WACO, Texas (AP) — Fans at Baylor’s new campus football stadium will be able to get instant replays and stats right at their seats.

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Gore sues Al Jazeera America for unpaid millions

In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo, former Vice President Al Gore, Current TV Chairman and Co-Founder, participates in the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena , Calif. Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera America, saying the news network is withholding tens of millions of dollars that it owes for buying Current TV from him and other shareholders for $500 million last year.

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Amazon debuts mobile payment app and card reader

This product image provided by Amazon shows Amazon Local Register, the company's new credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets. (AP Photo/Amazon)

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.

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Tech Tips: Considerations when phone contracts end

In this April 19, 2011 file photo, Apple iPhones from AT&T, left, and Verizon, are posed together at an Apple store in Palo Alto, Calif. Whether or not you’re still on an unlimited plan, you’ll have similar things to consider when your phone contract expires. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

MALVERN, Iowa (AP) — As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company’s various promotions and discounts.

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