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Prep boys basketball: Mustangs stifle Big Bay early to capture district title - Mining Journal
GARDEN CORNERS - The Upper Peninsula Class D No. 3-ranked Munising Mustangs have a lot of options and they were on full display Friday night in a 55-38 win over Big Bay de Noc for the District 125 championship. "We did a great job in the first half ...
Prep boys basketball: Reichel resigns at Westwood - Mining Journal
ISHPEMING - Ryan Reichel has resigned as boys varsity basketball coach at Westwood High School, the NICE Community Schools announced on Friday. Reichel, a 2003 Westwood graduate, completed his third season as Patriots head coach on Wednesday night, when ...
Mavs blow 30-point lead, rally past Blazers 103-98 - Mining Journal
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki says he wasn't thinking about the last time the Dallas Mavericks blew a 30-point lead and lost. The biggest collapse in franchise history was a long time ago, and he was too busy trying to make sure it didn't happen again.
Pens beat Ducks 3-2 in shootout - Mining Journal
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A distinct playoff atmosphere permeated the cozy surroundings inside Honda Center on Friday night, with Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins making a rare appearance to take on the league-leading Ducks. The only way the teams ...
El Salvador's ex-rebel poised to win presidency - Mining Journal
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A former Marxist guerrilla who has promised to continue the government's popular social programs is poised to win El Salvador's presidential election runoff on Sunday, giving the ruling party a second consecutive term.
Boeing 777: 1 of the most popular, safest jets - Mining Journal
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boeing 777 flown by Malaysia Airlines that disappeared Saturday morning over the South China Sea is one of the world's most popular — and safest — jets. The long-range jumbo jet has helped connect cities at the far ends of the ...
Report: Vietnam detects signals from missing plane - Mining Journal
BEIJING (AP) — Vietnamese media reported that authorities have detected signals from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight off the southwestern coast of Vietnam on Saturday, hours after the flight went missing during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.
DNR seeks ORV safety instructors - Mining Journal
MUNISING - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is recruiting off-road vehicle safety education instructors for academies to be offered this year, including one in June in Wetmore in Alger County. DNR officials said this volunteer opportunity ...
Rockets win 4th straight, 112-86 over Pacers - Mining Journal
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Rockets were determined to make up for their most lopsided loss of the season when they got a second shot at Indiana on Friday night. Not only did Houston do that, but it handed the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers ...
Tea party challengers struggle to continue success - Mining Journal
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election season. In Tuesday's first-in-the-nation ...