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Bills vs. Chiefs odds, line: NFL picks, 2021 AFC Championship Game predictions by model on 120-78 run

The Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs will put it all on the line when the teams meet on Sunday in the 2021 AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium. The Bills (15-3) won the AFC East and earned their first playoff victory since 1995 before stifling the Ravens in a 17-3 win last week. Defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City (15-2) held off Cleveland 22-17 after star quarterback Patrick Mahomes (concussion) was knocked out, but could return on Sunday. The teams met in Week 6, when the Chiefs ran all over

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Bills vs. Chiefs odds, line: NFL picks, 2021 AFC Championship Game predictions by model on 120-78 run

Sarah Thomas to be 1st female to officiate at Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Thomas will cap her sixth NFL season by becoming the first female to officiate the Super Bowl in NFL history. Thomas, a down judge, is part of the officiating crew announced Tuesday by the NFL. “Sarah Thomas has made history again as the first female Super Bowl official,” said Troy Vincent, Sr., the NFL's executive vice resident of football operations. "Her elite performance and commitment to excellence has earned her the right to officiate the Super Bowl. Congratulations to Sarah

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Sarah Thomas to be 1st female to officiate at Super Bowl

US virus death toll tops 400,000

FILE – In this Jan. 5, 2021 file photo a LifeLine Ambulance arrives at the CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC) in Los Angeles. California health authorities reported on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, a record high of 695 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strain under unprecedented caseloads. The state Department of Public Health says the number raises the state’s death toll since the start of the pandemic to 29,233. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The U.S. death toll

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US virus death toll tops 400,000

"Snowpiercer," "Saved by the Bell" Renewed

Just days ahead of the launch of the second season on January 25th, TNT has renewed its sci-fi drama “Snowpiercer” for a third season. Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the show centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train. Jennifer Connelly, Daveed Diggs and Sean Bean star. Over on Peacock, the sequel series to the 1990s teen comedy “Saved by the Bell” has been renewed for a ten-episode second season. It marks the second Peacock series

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Black Texas lawmakers hopeful to see 'Confederate Heroes Day' abolished

Don Gathers stands in front of a statue depicting Robert E. Lee during a racial justice protest in Charlottesville on May 30, 2020. It happened fives days after George Floyd died in police custody on May 25. Texas Democratic lawmakers have long tried to remove Confederate Heroes Day from calendars, and they have high hopes that 2021 could be the year it happens. The holiday comes just a day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day and simultaneously celebrates Confederate soldiers and Robert E. Lee's birthday. A bill

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Black Texas lawmakers hopeful to see 'Confederate Heroes Day' abolished

Want your kids to follow in your faith? Take a page from religious conservatives.

The children of religious conservatives retain their faith as adults, in part at least because the parents talk to them about God. A child reads a Bible at home. Photo by Josh Applegate/Unsplash/Creative Commons Produced in collaboration with the Association of Religion Data Archives. (RNS) — American churches have long been concerned about retaining the young people who have grown up in their pews. Christian denominations’ websites and publications are filled with analyses of why young adults leave church,

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Want your kids to follow in your faith? Take a page from religious conservatives.

Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving Expected to Return Against Cleveland Cavaliers

Irving, averaging 27.1 points, has missed last seven games Guard Kyrie Irving returned to practice with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, and head coach Steve Nash said he expects Irving to be available when the Nets visit the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. “It was great to have Kyrie back in the building and with the group,” said Nash. “We’ve missed him. I’m excited to get him back out there on the floor. We were able to, like I keep saying, script and rehearse. It’s hard to build chemistry

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Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving Expected to Return Against Cleveland Cavaliers

AP: The Latest: McConnell points finger at Trump in Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP)– Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is explicitly pointing his finger at President Donald Trump for helping to spur the attack on the Capitol by the outgoing president’s supporters. The Kentucky Republican said Tuesday on the Senate floor, “The mob was fed lies. They were provoked by the president and other powerful people.” McConnell spoke six days after the Democratic-led House impeached Trump on charges of inciting the Jan. 6 attack. A Senate trial on whether to convict Trump and

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AP: The Latest: McConnell points finger at Trump in Capitol riot

Looking for business in the front and a party in the back? Ashley Medina is Lansing's mullet maestro

Actions Photo by Tianna Jenkins LANSING, Mich. — A mullet is a unique hairstyle: business in the front and a party in the back. And when people want a mullet in Lansing, they make their way to Bliss Salon Spa & Boutique to see hair artist Ashley Medina. “If you would have told me or my friends back when I was in high school that I would be doing mullets, it was the furthest thing from our mind,” Medina said. Now mullets are one of her specialties, along with curls and hair tattoos. She started doing

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Looking for business in the front and a party in the back? Ashley Medina is Lansing's mullet maestro

Lib Activist: Voting Out Trump in a Free Election Is the Same Thing as Toppling a Dictator

"Can't be said enough: we toppled a dictator," liberal activist Amy Siskind said of President Donald Trump, shown waving as he arrives at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Oct. 30. (Mandel Ngan - AFP / Getty Images) Mandel Ngan - AFP / Getty Images The United States prides itself on being a democratic republic, the most successful model of government the world has ever seen. According to some on the left, though, we have been under a dictatorship for the last four years.

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Lib Activist: Voting Out Trump in a Free Election Is the Same Thing as Toppling a Dictator

Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

Skip to content Posted: Updated: My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks as President Donald Trump listens during a briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House in 2020. Lindell, an avid supporter of President Donald Trump, who has continued to push the notion of election fraud since Trump lost to Joe Biden in the presidential election in November, said his products will no longer be carried in the stores of some retailers, including Bed Bath & Beyond and Kohl’s. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon,

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Stores drop MyPillow after CEO pushes election conspiracies

No. 23 Syracuse 88, North Carolina 76

Strautmane 2-4 3-3 8, Cardoso 5-9 0-1 10, Lewis 9-19 2-4 23, Mangakahia 5-12 6-7 19, Williams 4-17 2-2 11, Djaldi-Tabdi 2-3 0-0 4, Engstler 5-10 0-0 11, Fisher 1-1 0-0 2, Team 0-0 0-0 0, Totals 33-75 13-17 88 North Carolina 21 16 30 9 — 76 Syracuse 24 16 21 27 — 88 3-Point Goals_North Carolina 7-21 (Bailey 0-2, Holesinska 1-2, Kelly 2-5, Ustby 1-2, Todd-Williams 0-3, Watts 3-6, Young 0-1), Syracuse 9-22 (Strautmane 1-2, Lewis 3-7, Mangakahia 3-5, Williams 1-6, Engstler 1-2). Assists_North Carolina 19 (Kelly

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No. 23 Syracuse 88, North Carolina 76

Su Mudaerji draws Zarrukh Adashev this Wednesday at UFC Fight Island VIII

We have an incredibly exciting undercard bout coming this Wednesday, January 20, as a couple lesser known flyweight talents do battle in the preliminary co-main event of the evening. This has the potential to be a very entertaining scrap between two young, elite strikers in Chinese prospect Su Mudaerji and Uzbek prospect Zarrukh Adashev. Now, Adashev only has five professional mixed martial arts fights to his credit, going just 3-2 thus far into his young career, including his 0-1 UFC record, where he was KO’d

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Su Mudaerji draws Zarrukh Adashev this Wednesday at UFC Fight Island VIII

Texas expects 330,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week

article More than 1.3 million Texans have now been vaccinated for COVID-19. Gov. Greg Abbott gave an update on the state’s vaccination efforts Tuesday after meeting with healthcare experts at Houston Methodist Hospital Tuesday. He said there are now 78 vaccination hubs up and operating across the state. That number is expected to grow before the end of the week. Texas expects to receive 330,000 first doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine from the federal government this week. Additional second doses will

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Texas expects 330,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week

Asheville Police warning public about possibly dangerous fentanyl batch after 5 suspected overdose deaths within 48-hrs

by: WSPA Staff Posted: Updated: Jan 19, 2021 / 03:10 PM EST (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP via Getty Images) ASHEVILLE, NC (WSPA) – Asheville Police Department officials issued a warning to the public Tuesday in regard to a possibly dangerous batch of suspected fentanyl that could be circulating the surrounding community. According to a police department news release, over a 48-hour time period — Jan. 14-Jan. 16 — officers have responded to five deaths related to suspected overdoses. Anyone with information

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Asheville Police warning public about possibly dangerous fentanyl batch after 5 suspected overdose deaths within 48-hrs

Pennsylvania Public School Employees assigns $100 million to venture capital fund

Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System, Harrisburg, committed up to $100 million to Oak HC/FT Partners IV, a late-stage venture capital fund investing in health care and financial technology, documents from the $55.8 billion pension fund show. The PennPSERS board made the commitment at its Jan. 14 meeting. Investment consultant Hamilton Lane Advisors assisted.

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Pennsylvania Public School Employees assigns $100 million to venture capital fund

Texas A&M at Vanderbilt Men's Basketball Game Postponed

The Texas A&M at Vanderbilt men's basketball game of January 20 has been postponed due to a combination of positive tests, contact tracing and subsequent quarantining of individuals within the Vanderbilt basketball program, consistent with Southeastern Conference COVID-19 management requirements. A make-up date has not been determined at this time. The SEC's COVID-19 management requirements, as developed by the SEC's Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force, are available on SECsports.com. (full report).

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Texas A&M at Vanderbilt Men's Basketball Game Postponed

This drag first-timer gets to live out her sparkly glam fantasy

Hosts Marti Gould Cummings and Jasmine Rice LaBeija turned Madeline into Anita Kane in this episode of Dragged. Madeline has never done drag before but her reasons for the transformation were personal. Drag culture was a passion she shared with her dear friend Gary who passed away. Gary passed away four years ago, but drag shows were something that brought them joy together. “So this is for him,” Madeline said tearing up. Madeline was loving her makeover even when she had only just begun. “Either outwardly

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This drag first-timer gets to live out her sparkly glam fantasy

Police digging at Farmington property in connection to search for Jennifer Farber Dulos

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police Western Major Crimes is on the scene of a Farmington property searched multiple times in connection with the disappearance of Jennifer Farber Dulos. On Tuesday, once again, investigators were called to 80 Mountain Spring Rd., which was previously owned by the Fore Group — a company owned by Jennifer’s deceased, estranged husband Fotis Dulos, for the case. Now, troopers and Farmington police are back on the property for “investigative purposes” while

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Police digging at Farmington property in connection to search for Jennifer Farber Dulos