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  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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  • Alabama Shakes ready to rock at Grammy Awards

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  • The Latest: US beats World 157-154 in Rising Stars Challenge

    TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Friday’s events at the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local): ___ 11 p.m. Zach LaVine had 30 points and seven rebounds and the United States team beat…

  • Canada tops US in All-Star celebrity game, 74-63

    TORONTO (AP) — Drake outcoached Kevin Hart, and Win Butler was aptly named in the NBA All-Star celebrity game Friday night. Butler, the lead singer for Arcade Fire, scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds…

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