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Southern Illinois stymie Evansville in 2nd half, win 70-53

Feb. 20, 2020 10:50 PM EST

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Domask had 19 points as Southern Illinois got past Evansville 70-53 on Thursday night. Eric McGill added 18 points for the Salukis, while Lance Jones chipped in 15. Evansville scored a season-low 16 points in the second half. K.J. Riley had 10 points for the Purple Aces...

LaRavia, Key lead Indiana State to 67-64 upset of UNI

Feb. 20, 2020 9:55 PM EST

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Jake LaRavia had 18 points and seven rebounds and Tyreke Key had 18 points and six rebounds as Indiana State held off Northern Iowa 67-64 on Thursday night. Northern Iowa (22-5, 11-4) dropped into a first-place tie with Loyola Chicago in the Missouri Valley Conference with three...

Akinwole's late shot gets Omaha past Purdue Fort Wayne 61-59

Feb. 20, 2020 9:52 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Ayo Akinwole made a layup with 3.4 seconds left and Nebraska Omaha held off Purdue Fort Wayne's late surge for a 61-59 victory on Thursday night. Purdue Fort Wayne's Jarred Godfrey scored five points and Marcus DeBerry added a jumper as part of a 7-0 surge that tied the game 59-59...

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib endorses Pete Buttigieg for president

Feb. 20, 2020 9:46 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib announced Thursday that he's endorsing Pete Buttigieg for president and will serve as a Western co-chair for the campaign. Habib's announcement comes a day before ballots are sent out to the state's nearly 4.5 million voters, ahead of the March 10 presidential...

Washington Post wins 'Grand Slam' honors at APSE contest

Feb. 20, 2020 3:39 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Post is the lone media group to earn Grand Slam honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors’ writing and sections contest that wrapped up this week in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Post, competing in the A Division (83,000 and over circulation), placed...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Bloomberg campaign spending tops $409 million

Feb. 20, 2020 3:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has plunged over $400 million of his personal fortune into his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, an astronomical sum that has led many of his rivals to charge that he is trying to buy the crown. The figures, which his campaign...

Custer Fair moving to Indiana after dispute with Evanston

Feb. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago arts festival that’s been held for nearly a half-century is moving to northwestern Indiana following a dispute with Evanston officials, organizers said. The Custer Fair’s move to Whiting, Indiana, comes after Evanston officials sabotaged the...

2 Gary pizza parlors fined for not reporting fatal shootings

Feb. 20, 2020 1:16 PM EST

GARY, Ind. (AP) — State regulators have fined two Gary pizza parlors for failing to report the on-the-job shooting deaths of two delivery drivers slain last fall during armed robberies in the northwestern Indiana city. The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Rico's Pizza $750 and...

Review ordered of Indiana's Lake Michigan shore damage

Feb. 20, 2020 1:02 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s governor has told state agencies to calculate the damage along the Lake Michigan shoreline that’s been caused by high water ahead of possibly seeking federal assistance. The order announced Thursday comes as several lakeshore communities have already declared...

Democratic presidential candidate, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg talks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., during a break at a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

Feb. 20, 2020 6:31 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders' take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious debate Wednesday night that threatened to further muddy the party's urgent quest to defeat President Donald Trump....