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Williams has 27, Celtics make 22 3s in Game 7 rout of Bucks

May. 15, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In the fog of the Celtics’ Game 5 loss to Milwaukee that dropped his team into a 3-2 series hole, Boston coach Ime Udoka made a prediction. “It’ll make it sweeter when we bounce back,” he said. Two wins later, the Celtics turned their coach’s...

Theme park to open 1st US attraction at gateway to Smokies

May. 15, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In its quest to redefine tourism at the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains, The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has inked a deal to bring an international entertainment company to the United States for the first time. Tribal Council and international...

Renovated NYC museum hall showcases Indigenous perspectives

May. 13, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In his first visit to the American Museum of Natural History, Morgan Guerin had a list. Not of things he wanted to check out, though — a list of things that he hated. It started with seeing certain regalia from his Musqueam Indian Band — sacred objects not...

Planned Ho-Chunk Nation casino in Beloit gets final approval

May. 13, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — The Bureau of Indian Affairs on Friday approved the Ho-Chunk Nation's application for a casino in Beloit, more than two decades after the city residents voted in favor of the complex. The plan places 33 acres of land into trust for the project, which is expected...

Shannon Boxx heads into Soccer Hall of Fame as role model

May. 13, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

Shannon Boxx embraced the impact she could have on a younger generation even as she was redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team. Boxx played during a time when the national team was predominately white. At the 2015 Women's World Cup, she was...

Bracing for her future: Baby giraffe fitted with orthotic

May. 13, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Over the past three decades Ara Mirzaian has fitted braces for everyone from Paralympians to children with scoliosis. But Msituni was a patient like none other — a newborn giraffe. The calf was born Feb. 1 at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido,...

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

May. 13, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers. Week of (Month, Date) 2019 : ...

Florida county hurt by pandemic offers tuition to graduates

May. 13, 2022 11:24 AM EDT

After two years of a pandemic that battered the workforce of this tourism-dependent county in central Florida, leaders had a gift for departing high school graduates this month: free tuition at either the local community college or the county technical school. Osceola County...

How guests can honor their budgets in peak wedding season

May. 13, 2022 08:58 AM EDT

It’s a banner year for weddings, with industry experts at the Wedding Report predicting that more than 2.5 million couples will tie the knot — a 40-year high. But you might find your finances aren’t quite ready to take on the costs associated with being a wedding guest. Half...

Morant, Parker honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

May. 13, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to...