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56 min ago | Vancouver Sun

Advisory report suggests building Broadway transit line in phases

Saturday's full moon is at a point in its elliptical orbit where it's closer to Earth, making it appear bigger and brighter than normal.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Glasgow 2014: Sally Pearson has hurdles to overcome

OLYMPIC 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson assuaged some of the fears that she may toil to defend her Commonwealth title later this month with third place at the Diamond League at Hampden but the Australian senses she is still short of her imperious best.

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Examiner.com

Lightning sign Morrow to contract

According to TSN on Friday, the Tampa Bay Lightning have signed Canadian Olympic gold medalist Brenden Morrow of Carlyle, Saskatchewan to a one year deal worth $1.55 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Brenden Morrow, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Brenden Morrow (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, Ice Hockey, NHL Hockey, St. Louis Blues, NHL Central Division

ABC News

Russian World Cup Preps Already in Olympic-size Overruns

Even as the World Cup wraps up on today in Rio de Janiero, preparations are well under way for the next tournament, which Russia will host in 2018.

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The Times

Maggie Martin: At 4th of July parade, 'Vail Welcomes the World'

On July 4, Vail, Colo., welcomed the world to Vail Valley. The world arrives in February for the World Alpine Ski Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mikaela Shiffrin, Winter Sports, Olympic Snowboarding, Cindy Wood, Olympics, Olympic Curling

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Tim Thomas talks UVM hockey

L WITH BOTH THE PANTHERS AND DALLAS STARS LAST SEASON, HE WAS CAREFULLY MONITORING THE SUCCESSFUL SEASONS FROM BOTH THE MEN'S AND WOMEN'S VERMONT HOCKEY PROGRAMS... THOMAS IS CURRENTLY A FREE AGENT AND SAYS HE FEELS HEALTHY AFTER RECENTLY REPRESENT TEAM U-S-A IN THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

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The News Tribune

The top Republicans and Democrats for Congress

The winners who move on to the final election are clearly endorsed by their parties.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

New York Post

Rick Nash is not leaving the Garden

If I had a nickel for every conversation with an NHL front office executive or agent this summer that included the phrase, "The Rangers need to trade Nash," I would have a nickel from essentially every conversation I have had this summer, and my cap hit would approach Rick Nash's $7.8 million.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rick Nash, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Rick Nash (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Winter Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, Jonathan Toews, Marian Hossa, Duncan Keith

Rock Hill Herald

Ahye beats Fraser-Pryce in Glasgow GP 100m

Although the 24-year-old Trinidadian fell to the Hampden Park track seemingly in disbelief, the winning feeling is becoming very familiar.

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Yahoo!

Comm Games may come too early for Pearson

With an extra two weeks she knows she'd be racing at 100 per cent but, as it stands, now five-and-a-half weeks after injuring her hamstring in Rome, she admits the doubts over her fitness will linger.

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Bangkok Post

Thai officials deny ski scam role

Thai Olympic officials have denied any part in the alleged rigging of results that allowed musician Vanessa-Mae to ski for the country in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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St. Petersburg Times

Column: A global party's bad hangover

A bridge collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 3. The incident took place on a main avenue, the expansion of which was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan.

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Stuff.co.nz

HPNZ boss optimistic ahead of Glasgow Games

MONEY MAN: High Performance Sport New Zealand boss Alex Baumann wants more bang for its funding buck and more Commonwealth Games medals than the 36 won in Delhi.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vail Daily News

Mikaela Shiffrin wows the crowd on - Wait Wait'

Mikaela Shffrin, right, is interviewed by Peter Sagal, host of the NPR news quiz show, "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me."

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National Public Radio

Not My Job: Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races

Wait Wait is at Colorado's Red Rocks Amphitheatre this week, and so we've invited Colorado native Mikaela Shiffrin to play Not My Job.

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Tampa Bay Online

Bolts sign veteran free-agent forward Morrow

Morrow, 35, served as captain of the Dallas Stars from 2006 through 2013, when he was traded to Pittsburgh at the trade deadline.

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SLAM! Sports

NHL snapshots: Blues re-sign Steve Ott

Many NHL teams talked this summer about how they could use the kind of pepper that free agent Steve Ott brings to the table.

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Star-Telegram.com

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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The Modesto Bee

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 file photo, violinst Vanessa Mae, starting under her father's name as Vanessa Vanakorn for Thailand, smiles after competing in the first run of the women's giant slalom at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Canada.com

Canadian shot putter Dylan Armstrong awarded bronze medal from 2010

Dylan Armstrong's big day finally arrived Thursday as the Canadian shot putter was presented with a world indoor championship bronze medal from 2010.

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