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Sports mascots, ranked from least to most nude Amid all the steroid-taking, ball-deflating scandals that pervade professional and college sports today, there's something else to worry about. It's mascot nudity. Yes, certain teams have ditched their offensive mascots, but others continue to roll … Read more on SB Nation 60 Minutes Sports gets inside the life of UFC champion Holly Holm Jon Wertheim and the crew of 60 Minutes Sports recently spent the better part of a week with world bantamweight champion Holly Holm in New Mexico to produce a great segment that debuted on Showtime earlier this week. Wertheim intended to get some … Read more on FOXSports.com Sports concussion bill gets OK from Iowa Senate Iowa high schools offering collision sports like football would be required to provide an athletic trainer or other health care professional at varsity events to assess concussions and other injuries under a bill approved Wednesday by the Iowa Senate. Read more on...

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The villain in your fridge: 5 ways to avoid food poisoning

The villain in your fridge: 5 ways to avoid food poisoning According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 48 million Americans — 1 in 6 people — get sick from foodborne illnesses each year, with 128,000 hospitalized and 3000 dying from consuming contaminated food. In reality, the numbers … Read more on CNN Food scarcity caused by climate change could cause 500000 deaths by 2050 … The effects of climate change on food production around the world could lead to more than 500,000 deaths by the year 2050, according to a grim new study. Climate-related impacts on agriculture could lead to an overall global decline in food … Read more on Washington Post Stillwater parking tickets can be paid with food donation Stillwater drivers can avoid paying parking tickets with a donation of nonperishable food items to the city's “Food for Fines” program this month. The food will be given to Valley Outreach — just in time for the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. Read more on TwinCities.com-Pioneer...

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‘Do not come to Europe’, Donald Tusk warns economic migrants

‘Do not come to Europe’, Donald Tusk warns economic migrants One of the EU’s most senior leaders has warned would-be economic migrants not to undertake a life-threatening journey to Europe. In a dramatic appeal aimed at “potential illegal economic migrants”, the president of the European council, Donald Tusk … Read more on The Guardian   Berta Cáceres, Honduran environment and human rights activist, murdered The campaign has held up the project, which is being built by local firm DESA with the backing of international engineering and finance companies, and prompted the withdrawal of China’s Sinohydro and the World Bank’s private sector arm, the … Read more on The Guardian...

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Business News Roundup, March 3

Business News Roundup, March 3 Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed when police say he drove his sport utility vehicle “straight into a wall” in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural … Read more on SFGate Morning business news – March 3 AIB made a pre-tax profit of €1.9 billion last year, up 72% on 2014. The figure includes a write-back of €925m that had previously been set aside for impairments. Bernard Byrne, AIB's chief executive, described the figures as a "great set of results … Read more on RTE.ie Business news in brief The company reported solid underlying net sales growth in the United States and in mature overseas markets, including the United Kingdom, Australia, France, Canada and Spain. But net sales growth slowed considerably in emerging markets during the … Read more on Arkansas...

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No. 18 Arizona faces streaking No. 25 Cal: Today's NCAA Basketball schedule

No. 18 Arizona faces streaking No. 25 Cal: Today's NCAA Basketball schedule … Rutgers head coach Eddie Jordan, left, watches as Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes (5) shoots a three-point basket over Rutgers forward Greg Lewis (35) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday in Piscataway, N.J. Forbes … Read more on cleveland.com Basketball fans be cautious, those March Madness tickets may be fake “Major sports events like the ACC and NCAA basketball tournaments create a demand for tickets and counterfeiters will capitalize on that,” Secretary Marshall said. “Don't let crooks exploit your enthusiasm. Counterfeiters follow the demand, so be very … Read more on WNCN Bubble Watch: Games to watch for Syracuse's NCAA basketball tournament chances … Syracuse, N.Y. — Syracuse plays perhaps the most important game of its 2015-16 season Saturday, when it travels to Florida State to take on the Seminoles in an attempt to stay on the right side of the NCAA Tournament bubble. The Bracket Matrix (a … Read more on Syracuse.com UK launches Ulis, Murray awards campaign In a message to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, UK put up both players for All-America consideration in addition to Ulis for National Player of the Year and Murray for National Freshman of the Year, noting that at a combined 41.1 points per … Read more on The...

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