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Ivanovic, Venus are first round winners - Chippewa Herald
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ana Ivanovic has a new coach and a better outlook. Venus Williams continues to work toward another possible Grand Slam title. The fifth-seeded Ivanovic won her first-round match in the Bank of the West Classic, defeating Sabine ...
Parents of slain USC student urge security boost - Chippewa Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parents of a University of Southern California graduate student who was beaten to death on his walk home say they are concerned about other students and hope the university increases security. The victim, 24-year-old Xinran (SHING ...
Racine officers cleared in fatal shooting - Chippewa Herald
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — An investigation has cleared two Racine police officers in the shooting of a man they said was wielding a knife. Rajko Utvic, 37, was killed July 6 by officers responding to a 911 call from a man who said he had taken 100 Ibuprofen pills.
California lifeguard injured by lightning improves - Chippewa Herald
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An off-duty lifeguard who was critically injured during a rare lightning strike at Los Angeles' Venice Beach is said to be improving steadily. City News Service reported Tuesday that the man, whose name was not released, remains ...
Elizabeth 'Betty' Cronk - Chippewa Herald
Elizabeth “Betty” Cronk, 94, of Eau Claire, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014, under the care of Mayo hospice at the Chippewa Manor in Chippewa Falls. Betty made her worldly debut on Jan. 12, 1920, in Racine, under the assistance of her father and ...
Rory McIlroy ready to get back to work - Chippewa Herald
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy has had his fun with the claret jug. Now it's time to put the British Open trophy away and get back to work. McIlroy returns to competition this week at the Bridgestone Invitational. The final major of the year is next ...
Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state - Chippewa Herald
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.
US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia - Chippewa Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) — Spurred to new action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, followed swiftly by a new round of U.S. penalties targeting key sectors of the ...
Byron Scott sees swift title contention for Lakers - Chippewa Herald
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Byron Scott is taking over the Los Angeles Lakers with the vocal support of his fellow Showtime greats. Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jamaal Wilkes attended Tuesday's introductory news conference for Scott, the 25th ...
Trump says his Buffalo Bills bid unlikely to win - Chippewa Herald
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump says he is unlikely to be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills because he's "not going to do something totally stupid" to make the team his. "I'll be bidding, but many other people will be bidding," the billionaire ...