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'We did a good job': 5 LMPD officers recognized for saving woman from burning home

'We did a good job': 5 LMPD officers recognized for saving woman from burning home

5 hours ago   |   WLKY

The incredible rescue was caught on camera and the video was recently released by the Louisville Metro Police Department, which is now nominating the officers for an award.
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NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1B settlement

6 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in the $1 billion settlement of...
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NFL will seek to eliminate extra hurdles for Black players from concussion settlement

NFL will seek to eliminate extra hurdles for Black players from concussion settlement

8 hours ago   |   NPR   |   5 articles

The league proposed changes to the $1 billion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as "race-norming," which make it harder for retired Black players to...
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NFL proposes fix to race-norming in concussion settlement

NFL proposes fix to race-norming in concussion settlement

8 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   5 articles

PHILADELPHIA - The NFL proposed changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which make it...
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NFL proposes fix to race-norming in concussion settlement

9 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   5 articles

The NFL proposed changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as "race-norming," which make it harder for...
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Arbitrator Awards $192K to Official Fired in Flint Water Disaster, Calls Her a Scapegoat

11 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Liane Shekter Smith was the head of the state's drinking water office when Flint's water system was contaminated with lead.
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NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

NFL set to propose fix to race-norming in dementia testing

12 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   5 articles

PHILADELPHIA - The NFL is set to propose changes to the $1 billion concussion settlement on Wednesday after an outcry over test score adjustments known as “race-norming,” which...
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DWCS 44 winner Jonny Parsons not surprised with UFC deal after split: 'This is where I belong'

DWCS 44 winner Jonny Parsons not surprised with UFC deal after split: 'This is where I belong'

13 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie   |   3 articles

LAS VEGAS - Despite earning a hard-fought win on Dana White's Contender Series 44, Jonny Parsons expected to walk away with a UFC contract. In the featured bout Tuesday night...
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Brandon Knight doesn't report to Ravens after waiver claim

14 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Ravens were awarded tackle Brandon Knight on a waiver claim on Monday, but he won't be joining the team this week. The team announced on Wednesday that Knight has refused...
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Europe is giving its top human rights prize to Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic

Europe is giving its top human rights prize to Vladimir Putin's most prominent critic

15 hours ago   |   NPR   |   6 articles

In a clear slap at the Russian leader, the European Union on Wednesday said it was awarding the Sakharov Prize to jailed dissident and Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
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US marks 200M COVID-19 shots shared with world

WASHINGTON - The U.S. on Thursday donated its 200 millionth COVID-19 shot to help vaccinate the rest of the world, the White House announced. The Biden administration aims to... Read more ...

Trump announces launch of new media group & social network to 'stand up to...

Trump announces launch of new media group & social network to 'stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech'

Ex-US President Donald Trump has unveiled plans for his own social media platform, calling it an effort to fight the “tyranny” of ban-happy Big Tech firms. It comes after he... Read more ...

Bay Area Disney blogger explains how to maximize new Genie+ Service...

DISNEY GENIE+: How exactly does it work, which rides does it cover, and which type of visitor might benefit most from it? We got one of the best in the blogging biz to break it... Read more ...

Explore Old Towne Orange: Locals share their favorite vintage shops and...

City of Orange locals share what they love most about thee historic small town. Read more ...

Apple Assembler Foxconn's Electric Vehicle Plans Start To Take Shape

Foxconn, best known for assembling electronics, has been actively announcing partnerships and plans to produce electric vehicles for over a year. Now that plan is taking shape... Read more ...

UK, New Zealand approve trade deal; hope it opens more doors

Britain and New Zealand have agreed to a trade deal that eliminates tariffs on a wide range of goods as the U.K. expands economic links around the world following its exit from... Read more ...

Whicker: Insults, injuries push Dodgers to end of very thin rope in NLCS

So they got to the seventh inning of Game 4 the way they got to the eighth inning of Game 3. The Dodgers trailed the Braves by three runs. Big deal. They still had their... Read more ...

For sleepy Hong Kong residents, 5-hour bus tour is a snooze

HONG KONG - Travel-starved, sleep-deprived residents might find a new Hong Kong bus tour to be a snooze. The 76-kilometer , five-hour ride on a regular double-decker bus around... Read more ...

Big changes in White House ideas to pay for $2 trillion plan

SCRANTON, Pa. - In an abrupt change, the White House is floating new plans to pay for parts of President Joe Biden's $2 trillion social services and climate change package... Read more ...

Dajome converts penalty, Whitecaps rally to beat Timbers 3-2

Dajome converts penalty, Whitecaps rally to beat Timbers 3-2

PORTLAND, Ore. - Cristian Dajome converted on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps came from behind to beat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Read more ...