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FILE - In this file image made from Sept. 21, 2018 drone video provided by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, light gray material flows out of a flooded coal ash dump toward the Cape Fear River at Duke Energy's L.V. Sutton Power Station near Wilmington, N.C. Duke Energy said Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, that it had completed extensive repairs to the dam that breached during Florence at the L.V. Sutton Power Station. (N.C. Department of Environmental Quality via AP, File)
September 05, 2019 - 5:14 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence. The National Weather Service said hurricane...
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September 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — After watching his mother die slowly when he stopped her medication, Neil Mahoney knew he wanted the option of ending his own life peacefully when a doctor told him in July that he had months to live after being diagnosed with cancer. A physician was willing to help him do that under...
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Tennessee quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) throws to a receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia State, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
September 04, 2019 - 1:19 pm
The first weekend of the college football season featured an epic collapse by Florida State and an embarrassing loss by Tennessee. With two second-year coaches still trying to win over fan bases with high standards for their favorite programs, how will the Seminoles and Volunteers bounce back? Is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2013, file photo, Auburn cornerback Chris Davis (11) returns a field goal attempt 109-yards to score the winning touchdown over Alabama during the second half of the Iron Bowl NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala. The 2013 Iron Bowl supplied one of the most famous plays in college football history. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
September 03, 2019 - 12:21 pm
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — No. 10 Auburn has been quite the drama magnet under coach Gus Malzahn. The Tigers' thrilling finish against Oregon in the season opener added just another entry to a Malzahn era when Auburn often has left things to the last minute. This time freshman quarterback Bo Nix lifted...
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Notre Dame tight end Tommy Tremble (24) extends the ball across the goal line as Louisville safety Drew Brenowitz (38) tries to stop him during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Louisville, Ky., Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Notre Dame won 35-17. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
September 02, 2019 - 10:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Briefly caught off guard by Louisville's intensity, Notre Dame turned up its energy as well to take control with big plays. Ian Book ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Jahmir Smith rushed for two scores and the No. 9 Fighting Irish beat Louisville 35-17 on Monday...
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Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) greets a fan following an NCAA college football game against Houston in Norman, Okla., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Oklahoma won 49-31. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
September 02, 2019 - 12:53 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Some Alabama players kept an eye on former teammate Jalen Hurts' debut as Oklahoma's quarterback. They came away pleased, but not really surprised. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban, meanwhile, said he didn't get to watch the fourth-ranked Sooners' 49-31 romp over Houston Sunday...
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Alabama players put the "Old Leather Helmet" on head coach Nick Saban after defeating Duke 42-3 in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff NCAA college football, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 31, 2019 - 5:35 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Now that's more like it, Alabama. Playing for the first time since its crushing loss to Clemson in the national championship game, the second-ranked Crimson Tide overcame a sluggish start to blow out Duke 42-3 Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Tua Tagovailoa threw for 336...
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Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor (23) scores on a 37-yard tun against South Florida during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 30, 2019 - 10:07 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is off and running. Catching, too. Taking up where he left off a year ago, when he led the nation in rushing with 2,194 yards and 16 touchdowns, Taylor ran for 135 yards and accounted for four TDs to help No. 19 Wisconsin open the season with a 49-0 rout of South...
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Michigan State's Kenny Willekes, bottom right, sacks Tulsa quarterback Zach Smith (11), causing a fumble, as Tulsa's Shamari Brooks (3) and Denzel Carter, left rear, block Michigan State's Jacub Panasiuk (96) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
August 30, 2019 - 8:17 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Kenny Willekes recovered two fumbles, including one in the end zone for a touchdown, and No. 18 Michigan State manhandled Tulsa 28-7 on Friday night. Willekes, back on the field after breaking his leg in last season's Redbox Bowl, was part of a swarming Michigan State...
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Clemson's Travis Etienne runs down the sideline for a 90-yard touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against Georgia Tech on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
August 29, 2019 - 9:32 pm
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Travis Etienne ran for a career-high 205 yards and three touchdowns, including one from 90 yards out, and No. 1 Clemson overpowered Georgia Tech 52-14 Thursday night for its 16th straight victory. On an offense filled with stars, it was Etienne who shone brightest for the...
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