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10-year-old girl becoming budding rock climbing star

Feb. 25, 2020 12:05 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Let’s be honest: If Piper Hutchins wasn’t climbing the walls here, she’d be climbing the walls at home. Here, inside Dartmouth College’s Jonathan Belden Daniels Memorial Climbing Gym, the 10-year-old Hutchins is in her element. Walls — vertical,...

Nature reserve and park envisioned for shores of Utah Lake

Feb. 22, 2020 6:59 PM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A proposed public park and nature reserve on the shores of Utah Lake would provide restoration habitat for ospreys, bald eagles and waterfowl as well as walking trails, fishing spots and bird watching towers. The 1,000-acre park would be nestled between Provo, Orem and Vineyard on land...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco fields a grounder during spring training baseball workouts for pitchers and catchers in Avondale, Ariz. Carlos Carrasco felt discomfort in his right leg during a spring training workout and is undergoing imaging tests. The Indians said he will not work out Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, and the team plans to provide an update on his status and a diagnosis Friday. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

Indians RHP Carrasco day to day with mild hip flexor strain

Feb. 21, 2020 11:38 AM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a mild strain of his right hip flexor after feeling discomfort while doing squats in the weight room during spring training. The team said Friday that Carrasco was considered day to day after an MRI revealed the...

Washington Redskins' Adrian Peterson waves after given the Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award at the NFL Honors football award show Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Redskins exercise 2020 option on RB Adrian Peterson

Feb. 19, 2020 12:16 PM EST

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins exercised Adrian Peterson's 2020 option Wednesday, keeping the veteran running back in the fold for another season. Peterson returns to Washington for a third season and first under new coach Ron Rivera. It'll be his 14th NFL season. “Adrian Peterson is...

In this Feb. 11, 2020, photo, Brent Frederick, founder of Jester Concepts, a restaurant group in Minneapolis poses at P.S. Steak. Frederick puts a 3% voluntary surcharge on guest checks to help pay for health insurance and mental health services and says almost all guests agree to pay it. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Small businesses embrace wellness to help retain staffers

Feb. 19, 2020 11:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Every month, the 30 staffers at Chris Boehlke's public relations firm each get $100 to pay for anything that contributes to their wellness. And not just for typical expenditures like gym memberships or yoga classes. “You can get nails done, anything you feel is helping your overall...

Police say man run over and killed near Topeka walking trail

Feb. 17, 2020 6:36 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police said a man died Monday after being run over by a vehicle, which then left the scene. The driver was later located and was being questioned by police, Lt. Manny Munoz said. Witnesses called authorities to report hearing an argument and then seeing a vehicle run over a...

FILE -In this Nov. 21, 2011 file photo, shoppers pause outside of the Fifth Avenue FAO Schwarz in New York. Under Armour said Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, that it may scuttle the opening of its flagship store inside the space formerly occupied by the iconic FAO Schwarz toy store in New York City. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

Under Armour puts NYC flagship store on ice, restructures

Feb. 11, 2020 5:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Under Armour's shares plummeted Tuesday after the company said it anticipates a big financial hit from the viral outbreak in China. It also said it may need to book hundreds of millions of dollars in charges as it restructures its business. The athletic gear maker expects the outbreak in...

This Feb. 5, 2020 self-portrait by Matthew McCoy with some of nearly 200 fellow coronavirus evacuees from China, background, where they are being quarantined at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif.  The cluster of American consular officials, businesspeople and families with children were whisked out of the city of Wuhan on a U.S.-chartered plane last week. Since then, they have formed their own community while waiting to be released from a 14-day federal quarantine order designed to limit the virus' spread. (Matthew McCoy via AP)

Life under virus quarantine: Boxing, chalk art and waiting

Feb. 6, 2020 2:35 PM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — There's Zumba and boxing classes, lectures on business and taxes, and chalk art outside for the children. While it might sound like a local recreation center's offerings, it's actually part of daily life for 195 American citizens quarantined on a military base after being evacuated...

A plane carrying evacuees from the virus zone in China lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in San Diego. One of two jets carrying Americans fleeing the virus zone in China landed Wednesday morning at Miramar after first landing at an Air Force base in Northern California. Some will be quarantined at a hotel on the base for 14 days while others will be quarantined at a Southern California military base, officials said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Life under virus quarantine: Boxing, chalk art and waiting

Feb. 6, 2020 1:05 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — There's Zumba and boxing classes, lectures on business and taxes, and chalk art outside for the children. While it might sound like a local recreation center's offerings, it's actually part of daily life for 195 American citizens quarantined on a military base after being evacuated...

FILE - In this Monday Oct. 7, 2019 file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom talking to students during his visit to the Ethel I. Baker Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom wants a three-year suspension on physical fitness tests while the state studies whether the current test for children in fifth, seventh and ninth grades can be modified or a new assessment should be drawn up. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File )

California may pause student fitness tests due to bullying

Feb. 4, 2020 8:42 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students. The move also comes after annual test results show a growing percentage of students...