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  • NASCAR XFINITY-Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Results

    Saturday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: .533 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Joey Logano, Ford, 300 laps, 150 rating, 0 points, $61,795. 2. (9) Daniel Suarez, Toyota, 300, 109.1, 42,…

  • NASCAR-XFINITY-Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Lineup

    After Saturday qualifying; race Saturday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: .533 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (20) Erik Jones, Toyota, 125.158 mph. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 124.768. 3. (33) Austin…

  • Iowa State basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has heart surgery

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State says coach Fred Hoiberg has undergone open-heart surgery to replace aortic valve. Hoiberg had surgery Friday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Doctor Rakesh Suri says the…

  • Man pleads guilty in case over young daughter’s rotten teeth

    EASTON, Pa. (AP) — The father of a 6-year-old girl whose teeth were so rotten her life was endangered pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment on Friday. Kenneth Wanamaker Jr. pleaded guilty weeks before a scheduled…

  • Lawyer to judge: New NCAA head-injury deal as bad as first

    CHICAGO (AP) — A dissenting plaintiff’s attorney told a federal judge Friday that a reworked class-action head-injury settlement with the NCAA is as bad as the one the same judge rejected in December — though…

  • USDA confirms bird flu at 5th South Dakota turkey farm

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Five commercial turkey farms in South Dakota have now been infected with a bird flu strain that’s led to the deaths of more than 250,000 turkeys in the state and…

  • Correction: Bird Flu story

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story April 16 about bird flu, The Associated Press reported erroneously that recent outbreaks had led to the death of more than 2.5 million turkeys and chickens. The…

  • 24 new HIV cases reported in Indiana outbreak, 130 total

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana county at the heart of an HIV outbreak has seen a “significant increase” in the number of cases more than two weeks into a short-term needle exchange program approved by…

  • Business Highlights

    ___ After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots NEW YORK (AP) — To improve airline safety, maybe we need to remove the pilots. That radical idea is decades away, if it ever becomes…

  • No. 1 egg-producing state aims to keep bird flu out

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The discovery of bird flu on an Iowa turkey farm has raised serious concerns that the poultry-killing virus could find its way into chicken barns in the nation’s top egg-producing…

  • Disney measles outbreak that sparked vaccination debate ends

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of measles that popped up at Disneyland in late December soon spread to six other U.S. states, Mexico and Canada. Health officials suspect an infected traveler, who caught the…

  • Missouri parents guilty of caging autistic son

    ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis-area husband and wife have been found guilty of child endangerment for putting their autistic son in a makeshift cage. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1HgFL73 ) reports that…

  • Gulf health 5 years after BP spill: Resilient yet scarred

    From above, five years after the BP well explosion, the Gulf of Mexico looks clean, green and whole again, teeming with life — a testament to the resilience of nature. But there’s more than surface…

  • Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was recovering Friday after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. He had the surgery a day earlier at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles,…

  • Rio Olympic head says venue with fish die-off will be safe

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the Rio 2016 Olympic organizing committee promised Friday that the venue for rowing and canoeing would be safe despite a massive fish die-off in the small lake…