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Funeral held for NC businessman, US ambassador Dave Phillips

Nov. 28, 2022 15:52 PM EST

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A funeral was held on Monday for Dave Phillips, a Triad-area businessman and philanthropist who also served as a North Carolina state Cabinet secretary and U.S. ambassador. Phillips died Nov. 20 at age 80 at his High Point-area home after a short battle...

Paris 2024 Olympics, Paralympics mascot is a smiling hat

Nov. 14, 2022 09:21 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The mascots for the 2024 Paris Olympics and Paralympics have been revealed — a Phrygian cap. The soft red cap, also known as a liberty cap, is an updated version of a conical hat worn in antiquity in places such as Persia, the Balkans, Thrace, Dacia and Phrygia, a...

Bruins cut ties with player who bullied Black classmate

Nov. 06, 2022 21:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins decided Sunday to rescind their contract offer to prospect Mitchell Miller, who had his draft rights relinquished by Arizona for bullying a Black classmate with developmental disabilities in middle school. The team signed Miller to an entry-level...

Bruins sign player convicted of assault on Black classmate

Nov. 04, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Mitchell Miller, who had his draft rights relinquished by Arizona for bullying a Black classmate with developmental disabilities in middle school. The Bruins signed Miller to an entry-level contract on Friday after spending...