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18 min ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ballard's pre-K plan unlikely to pass

A major part of Mayor Greg Ballard's crime-fighting initiative faces a key vote Tuesday on funding his pre-kindergarten program for children from low-income families. The mayor wants to help fund pre-K by eliminating the homestead tax credit, and he wants the program in place next fall.

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1 hr ago | CNN

Tony Stewart case goes to grand jury

Driver Tony Stewart looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on Friday, August 8, in Watkins Glen, New York. Stewart is a three-time champion in NASCAR's top division and also won a sprint car championship in 1995.

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2 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

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JD Casper thought he was just going to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a tour of the track with IndyCar driver JR Hildebrand. Then, the garage door opened and the 19-year-old Hodgkin's Lymphoma patient saw his old beat up 1974 Pontiac Grandville convertible completely refurbished.

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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Bay County woman's lost 1954 class ring, returned to her 60 years later

Maybe, she thought, it was buried underneath the sand at White's Beach in Pinconning following a weeklong graduation celebration. She remembers having parties every night on the beach after commencement ceremonies, but she doesn't remember a moment in time when she realized it was missing.

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4 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

The wait is over for Corey LaJoie

The 22-year-old third-generation racer will make his Sprint Cup debut this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the No. 77 Randy Humphrey Racing Ford.

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7 hrs ago | BleacherReport

2014 Stock Watch for Drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase: Week 28 Edition

Brad Keselowski was a hot commodity entering the Chase as the top seed, and he certainly did nothing to cool his chances of winning a second championship in three years by capturing the Chase opener at Chicagoland Speedway. And he didn't just win it; he won it in dramatic fashion - with a thrilling pass of two cars, splitting Kevin Harvick and Kyle Larson as they battled for the lead to instead grab the lead for himself, and for good, with 16 laps remaining in last Sunday's race.

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9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Could Ryan Blaney Bring Success to the Wood Brothers in 2015?

NASCAR is on the cusp of seeing an influx of young and talented drivers entering the Sprint Cup ranks within the next few years. While guys like Darrell Wallace Jr. and Chase Elliott are competing for a championship in the Camping World and Nationwide Series, respectively, other drivers like Erik Jones and Kyle Larson are turning heads in their own divisions.

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13 hrs ago | Motorsport.com

On the record: Ambrose, Penske, Johnson

Marcos Ambrose has always been clear about one thing - he thoroughly enjoyed his time racing in the U.S., but he has always said that his home is Australia, and that he intended to return while he was still young enough to race. Earlier this week, his plan came together as he announced his resignation from Richard Petty Motorsports and the NASCAR Sprint Cup series, to return home to compete once again in the Australian V8 Supercars Championship.

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14 hrs ago | PennLive.com

Greg Hodnett's nickname, Rodney Westhafer's first win, more Sprint Car notes from central Pennsylvania

Greg Hodnett is on a tear the last two weeks, winning the Tuscarora 50 and Jim Nace Memorial National Open. . The event kicks off at 4 p.m. Lance Dewease, Brent Marks, Austin Hogue, Brock Zearfoss, Rodney Westhafer, Ryan Wilson, Nicole Bower and a host of other drivers will be in attendance.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Paddock Talk

Stenhouse Jr. Finishes 17th After Late Race Accident

After overcoming many hurdles during Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. led the Roush Fenway Racing efforts with his 17th-place finish after a competitor made contact with his Ford with ten laps remaining. "We definitely didn't' get the finish we deserved," Stenhouse said.

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Paddock Talk

Biffle Finishes 23rd in Chase Opener at Chicagoland Speedway

Greg Biffle had his hands full to kick off the Chase in Chicago with a No. 16 3M ScotchBlue Ford that lacked grip.

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Examiner.com

The fast and the furious pays back

There are just some people that realize that they are able to do what they do because of the service that others provide for our country. NASCAR favorite, Richard Petty , just happens to one of the people to realize that he gets to drive fast and furious for our delight because of people like Ray Gross of Michigan City, Indiana.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Aric Almirola keeping his head up after blown engine

That's how he felt after getting out of his No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford in the garage late in Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway after spending a majority of the race running among the top 10. Shortly after teams completed a round of green-flag pit stops, a puff of smoke could be seen coming from Almirola's car.

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Daily Camera

Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round of the 10-race Chase, which will eliminate four drivers every third race under NASCAR's new format.

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WDUN-AM Gainesville

GRHOF Unveils 2014 Class At Gresham Motorsports Park

The 2014 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class was announced Saturday night at Gresham Motorsports Park. Charlie Burkhalter , Leon Archer, Julius Hughes , Roscoe Smith, and Jack Pennington will be enshrined in December.

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Newsday

Ambrose leaving NASCAR to return to Australia

Driver Marcos Ambrose, of Australia, looks toward the outside from his garage during final practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: Trevor Bayne NASCAR Nationwide Race Recap

Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, improved 12 positions in the final 40 laps of Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland Speedway to score his fifth top-five finish of the 2014 season, crossing the finish line for the final time in the fifth position.

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Paddock Talk

2014 Chicagoland: NASCAR Sprint Cup Final Practice Results - Edwards, Ford Fastest

By PaddockTalk.com Staff Writers The NASCAR Sprint Cup series has completed the final practice session at Chicagoland Speedway in preparation for the 14th Annual MyAFibStory.com 400 . Leading the way was Carl Edwards and his No.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

National Speed Sport News

It's Mayhew's Day On Miller Road

David Mayhew spent the first 43 laps of the EnergySolutions Utah Grand Prix looking up at the race leaders, but by the time the checkered flag flew at Miller Motorsports Park Saturday, he emerged with his fourth NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory of the season. The driver of the No.

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Roadracing World

a MotoAmerica Partner Chuck Aksland Talks About How Their New Race...

MotoAmerica/KRAVE Group Partner Chuck Aksland talking to a member of the Celtic Racing/HVMC Suzuki team Friday at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Photo by David Swarts, copyright Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. On September 3 it was announced that the American Motorcyclist Association , based in Pickerington, Ohio, had re-acquired the rights to professional motorcycle road racing in America from Daytona Motorsports Group and as the U.S. affiliate of the FIM would sanction a new professional road racing series promoted and managed by a new group called MotoAmerica.

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