• Business

    Lakewood BlueClaws sold to group led by minor league veteran

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) The Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League have been sold to Shore Town Baseball, a newly formed group headed by minor league baseball veteran Art Matin.The New Jersey team announced the sale Thursday without...


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    Gas storage deemed safe after blowout but challenge looms

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The fight over reopening a massive gas storage facility that has been crippled since a major blowout is heading to court.Lawyers for Los Angeles County will ask a Superior Court judge Friday to stop Southern California Gas Co....

    By Brian Melley, Associated Press|

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    What we know about Tesla's new Model 3 sedan

    Tesla Inc. is set to deliver the new electric Model 3 compact car to its first 30 customers on Friday evening. The car is half the cost of Tesla's previous models, so it has the potential to attract many more customers to the brand.Tesla hasn't...

    By The Associated Press|

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    Mainstream Model 3 holds promise _ and peril _ for Tesla

    FREMONT, Calif. (AP) For Tesla, everything is riding on the Model 3.The electric car company's newest vehicle is set to go to its first 30 customers Friday evening. Its $35,000 starting price half the cost of Tesla's previous models and...

    By Dee-ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer|

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    Feds expand probe into Ford Explorer exhaust fume leaks

    DETROIT (AP) The U.S. government's auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles.The National Highway Traffic Safety...

    By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer|

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    10K tourists to evacuate North Carolina island after outage

    An estimated 10,000 tourists were ordered to evacuate an island on North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday after a construction company caused a power outage, leaving people searching for a place to eat, stay cool or resume interrupted...

    By Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press|

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    Lawsuit: Trafficking scheme lured Filipinos to Oklahoma

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Owners of an Oklahoma hotel and other businesses engaged in a human trafficking scheme that lured workers from the Philippines promising good wages but instead paid them less than the minimum wage, according to a...

    By Adam Kealoha Causey And Ken Miller, Associated Press|

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    US-Mexico border mayors worry about NAFTA makeover

    SAN DIEGO (AP) The first meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association since Donald Trump became president of the United States was marked Thursday by worries that more limits on trade could stifle economic growth in a region of 12...

    By Elliot Spagat, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple.The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era when most people...


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    The Latest: Ferries gearing up for NC island evacuation

    BUXTON, N.C. (AP) The Latest on a power outage on the North Carolina coast (all times local):7:15 p.m.The North Carolina Department of Transportation's Ferry Division is helping to evacuate thousands of visitors from Ocracoke Island because of...


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