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SC Statehouse closed through inauguration as threats of violence spread nationwide

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The South Carolina Statehouse is closing for five days after the FBI warned capitols in every U.S. state could be targets for violence. Police on Friday didn’t share any specific threats to the Statehouse, if there are any. But the Public Safety Department said the building is being closed Saturday through Wednesday’s presidential inauguration “out of an abundance of caution.” Authorities say they’ll put up temporary barriers and signs reminding people weapons are outlawed

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SC Statehouse closed through inauguration as threats of violence spread nationwide

Royals reach 1-year deals with Keller, Mondesi to avoid arb

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals agreed to one-year contracts Friday with right-hander Brad Keller and infielder Adalberto Mondesi and have no further players eligible for salary arbitration. Keller's deal is for $3.35 million and Mondesi's is for $2,525,000. Keller missed the first part of last season after contracting COVID-19 but returned to go 5-3 with a 2.47 ERA. The 25-year-old right-hander, who made $227,037 last year as a prorated portion of his $613,000 salary, was in his first year

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Royals reach 1-year deals with Keller, Mondesi to avoid arb

ARKANSAS ST. 74, LOUISIANA-MONROE 72

Percentages: FG .431, FT .650. 3-Point Goals: 3-19, .158 (Ozier 2-4, Harrison 1-7, Olonade 0-1, Phillips 0-1, Morency 0-2, Nicholas 0-4). Team Rebounds: 0. Team Turnovers: None. Blocked Shots: 3 (Efretuei 2, Nicholas). Turnovers: 10 (Harrison 3, Ozier 2, Efretuei, Gonzales, Morency, Nicholas, Olonade). Steals: 10 (Ozier 4, Harrison 2, Nicholas 2, Efretuei, Morency). Technical Fouls: None. FG FT Reb ARKANSAS ST. Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS Jackson 11 0-2 0-0 0-2 0 1 0 Omier 25 4-6 0-0 6-12 0 4 8 Eaton 31 3-10 1-2

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ARKANSAS ST. 74, LOUISIANA-MONROE 72

SOUTHERN MISS. 84, MIDDLE TENNESSEE 54

Percentages: FG .295, FT .611. Team Rebounds: 7. Team Turnovers: None. Blocked Shots: None. Turnovers: 15 (Davis 3, Jordan 3, Sims 3, Dishman 2, Jackson 2, Millin, Millner). Steals: 4 (Davis 2, Jordan, Sims). Technical Fouls: None. FG FT Reb SOUTHERN MISS. Min M-A M-A O-T A PF PTS Pinckney 24 2-4 0-2 1-5 2 3 5 Stevenson 28 6-10 0-0 0-7 2 1 12 Draine 23 1-5 0-0 0-1 2 2 3 Hardy 28 3-8 1-2 0-3 6 1 8 Pierre 27 9-11 0-0 1-10 2 0 24 Harris 18 6-7 0-0 3-5 1 0 12 Konontsuk 17 5-10 0-0 0-2 1 1 12 Malone 13 2-5 0-0 0-2

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SOUTHERN MISS. 84, MIDDLE TENNESSEE 54

DC's top prosecutor calls Donald Trump Jr. for questioning in inauguration probe

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said he’s “extremely confident” the President’s son illegally misused the non-pro The D.C. attorney general's office has notified the President's son, Donald Trump Jr., that he is wanted for questioning over alleged mishandling of his father's inauguration funds from 2017. The probe comes off the back of a lawsuit leveled in January of last year, in which D.C.'s Attorney General Karl Racine accused the Trump Organization of mishandling over $1 million raised by the Presidential

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DC's top prosecutor calls Donald Trump Jr. for questioning in inauguration probe

Ted Lasso Season 2 Is Underway — Does That Make You Wanna 'Believe' in 2021?

Courtesy of Apple TV+ Just two weeks in, 2021 has been a lot thus far. So what better way to head into the weekend than knowing that Ted Lasso Season 2 is officially underway. Apple TV+ shared a photo on social media this Friday evening, featuring Brendan Hunt (aka Coach Beard), title star Jason Sudeikis, and Nick Mohammed (who plays kit man-turned-assistant coach Nate Shelley). “Time to start warming those biscuits,” the tweet read. “Production for @TedLasso Season 2 has officially begun!” Ted Lasso

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Ted Lasso Season 2 Is Underway — Does That Make You Wanna 'Believe' in 2021?

Hoan Bridge to be lit in red, green and black for MLK Day

The Hoan Bridge during a previous event MILWAUKEE — The Hoan Bridge will be lit in red, green and black in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this MLK Day. The Milwaukee Urban League says it is sponsoring the lights, which will be visible from sunset until 2 a.m. on MLK Day, Jan. 18. “We are truly appreciative to the Hoan committee for selecting us to bring light to one of the city’s iconic landmarks,” said Dr. Eve M. Hall, President and CEO of Milwaukee Urban League, in a statement Friday. “This

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Hoan Bridge to be lit in red, green and black for MLK Day

21-year-old convicted of 1st-degree murder in 2018 homicide in Elizabeth City

Raymond Eugene Woodley III PASQUOTANK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — A 21-year-old man has been convicted of murder in the death of another man in 2018 in Elizabeth City. Raymond Eugene Woodley III, 21, was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Friday in the Pasquotank County Superior Court. Woodley was convicted in the murder of Trevon Demetrius Blount on May 3, 2018. He was arrested days later in connection with the homicide.

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21-year-old convicted of 1st-degree murder in 2018 homicide in Elizabeth City

Maine Scores Three Times In Third Period To Edge #16 PC Hockey Friday

Providence College Press Release PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Ben Poisson scored twice, including the game-winner in the third period as Maine edged by No. 16 Providence College, 4-3, on Friday afternoon at Schneider Arena. SCORE Providence – 3 | Maine – 4 RECORDS Providence – 4-5-2 (4-5-2 HEAM) | Maine – 2-4-1 (2-4-1 HEAM) VENUE Schneider Arena – Providence, R.I. GOALIE Jaxson Stauber (PC) – 26 saves Victor Ostman (Maine) – 37 saves NOTES -Max Crozier scored first against the Black Bears 11:16

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Maine Scores Three Times In Third Period To Edge #16 PC Hockey Friday

Freeland among Rockies to avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The Colorado Rockies avoided arbitration with left-hander Kyle Freeland and five other players Friday as the team tries to get back on track after missing the playoffs the past two seasons. Freeland agreed to a one-year contract for $5,025,000 following a bounce-back season. He made a pro-rated $1,064,815 of a $2,875,000 salary in 2020. The Denver native tied for the major league lead in starts with 13. He went 2-3 with a 4.33 ERA and nine quality starts. Freeland had just five quality starts in 2019, when he

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Freeland among Rockies to avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

Number of seniors falling in home during pandemic rising; Norfolk social worker taking action to make a change

Close-up of clinician hand on that of disabled woman NORFOLK, Va. – When it comes COVID-19, seniors are still one of the highest risk groups. Keeping them out of the hospital is the goal, but that is not always being met. “I’m seeing more and more seniors are being hospitalized. More and more seniors are falling at home,” said Chavonne Grant-Bartley. Grant-Bartley is a Norfolk social worker and a therapist at Embrace Life LLC. She says seniors are also falling when they are out running errands or going

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Number of seniors falling in home during pandemic rising; Norfolk social worker taking action to make a change

Civic Center events cancelled until March for warming shelter

JACKSON, Tenn. — The City of Jackson is postponing all events at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in order to help provide more space for the local warming shelter. The city says it will postpone all events scheduled at the Civic Center until March 15. They are doing this to ensure men have a place to stay until a permanent homeless shelter opens in the spring. Jackson Mayor Scott Conger says it’s up to the event holder on whether they want to cancel the events they had already booked. “Some are looking to

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Civic Center events cancelled until March for warming shelter

2 drug suspects fall in Quezon, over P1 M shabu seized

INQUIRER.net stock photo LUCENA CITY – Police seized shabu (crystal meth) estimated to be worth more than P1 million and an illegal firearm from two drug suspects in separate operations in Candelaria town on Friday and Saturday. The Quezon police reported that its anti-narcotics agents collared Elmer Suba, 38, after he sold P1,000 worth of shabu to an undercover police officer in a drug deal inside a subdivision in Barangay Masalukot around 8 p.m. Friday. The suspect yielded 13 plastic sachets containing 42.49

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2 drug suspects fall in Quezon, over P1 M shabu seized

Formann finds her touch in Buffs win over Cal

Freshman guard Frida Foreman drives the ball down the court during the third quarter of play at the CU Events Center. Jan. 15, 2021 (Nigel Amstock/CU Independent) The 0-10 California Golden Bears wandered into the CU Events Center on Friday to a frustrated herd of Colorado Buffaloes. With COVID-19 implications and injuries wreaking havoc in the Pac-12, Cal suited up just eight players and were appropriately dismissed, 75-59. It was all Colorado early in the first quarter as the Buffs stormed out to an 8-0 lead.

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Formann finds her touch in Buffs win over Cal

Shooting woes plague UTEP in 63-33 loss at North Texas

UTEP falls to North Texas, 63-33 DENTON, Texas - It was a game the UTEP Miners are going to have to forget about quickly. Friday in Denton, the Miners lost to the North Texas Mean Green by a final score of 63-33. It was one of the worst shooting performances in UTEP men's basketball history. The Miners shot just 21% from the field (11/52) and only 2/25 from behind the arc. UTEP just couldn't get anything going offensively in the first half scoring only 15 points. The Mean Green would go into the half with a

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Shooting woes plague UTEP in 63-33 loss at North Texas

Lady Bobcats make quick work of Vidor

ORANGEFIELD – The Orangefield ady Bobcats bombarded the Vidor Lady Pirates 59-27 in District 22-4A play at Bobcat Gym Friday night. The Lady Bobcats (13-5, 5-2) stormed to a 20-5 edge by the end of the first quarter against the Lady Pirates (0-7 in district) and upped it to 34-7 by intermission. A slew of Lady Bobcats filled up the stat sheet. Harleigh Rawls pumped in 14 points and had four rebounds. Joli Ponfick notched 11 points, dished off six assists and had three boards. Madison Greenway chimed in with

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Lady Bobcats make quick work of Vidor

Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

FILE - In this screen grab taken from video, Major League baseball player Francisco Lindor answers questions during a virtual press conference introducing him as the New York Mets new shortstop, in this Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, file photo. Lindor is among roughly 125 players who entered Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, eligible to exchange salary arbitration figures with their teams. (New York Mets via AP, File) Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year

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Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

Kelly Clarkson: During American Idol Celebs Were Mean to Her (Video)

Pictured: Kelly Clarkson — (Photo by: Weiss Eubanks/NBCUniversal) Kelly Clarkson, the original American Idol winner, revealed about how celebrities were mean to her during her season of the show. She interviewed actress Jennifer Love Hewitt during a recent episode of her afternoon talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show. Kelly shared how, back in 2002, which was the first season of Idol, Jennifer was one of the only celebs who was nice to her. The two met at a red carpet event during American Idol Top 3 week.

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Kelly Clarkson: During American Idol Celebs Were Mean to Her (Video)

Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor, Kris Bryant, Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager were among 112 players who agreed to one-year contracts Friday, leaving just 13 to swap salary arbitration figures during a slow offseason in the aftermath of the financial carnage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The deals came on the deadline day for players and teams to exchange proposed 2021 salaries. Lindor, the star shortstop acquired last week by the New York Mets from Cleveland, got the largest of the deals at $22.3 million.

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Lindor, Bryant, Bellinger, Seager get big-money deals

IRS warns about COVID-19 scams related to stimulus payments

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The IRS is alerting consumers about scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic as stimulus payments arrive. For months now, the IRS says scams are being seen that exploit these stimulus payments. It’s important to note that you’ll never be asked for your bank information via text message. If you receive a letter or email using keywords like “COVID-19” or “stimulus,” it’s a scam because IRS doesn’t send unsolicited texts or emails. The IRS also won’t call you demanding

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IRS warns about COVID-19 scams related to stimulus payments

Redlands assisted living site administers 145 coronavirus vaccines

June Mudd, 96, receives a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the Mission Commons, a senior living community, in Redlands on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Vaccinations for 115 residents of Mission Commons assisted living community in Redlands marked the beginning of the next stage of the coronavirus response on Friday, Jan. 15. All but 13 of the community’s residents — all 65 or older — got the vaccination Friday, along with 30 associates, said Jeff

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Redlands assisted living site administers 145 coronavirus vaccines