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Winner DQ for wearing wrong shoes at Vienna Marathon

Sep. 12, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Ethiopia’s Derara Hurisa was disqualified for wearing the wrong shoes after winning the Vienna Marathon on Sunday. The 24-year-old Hurisa crossed the line first by three seconds but was later told he had been disqualified because the soles of his shoes...

First West Nile virus cases of year in Michigan found

Sep. 03, 2021 15:12 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The first West Nile virus cases of the year in Michigan have been found in residents in Oakland and Macomb counties, according to the state health department. Wayne, Macomb, Oakland, Bay, Kent, and Midland counties, along with the city of Detroit...

'The Tank' sound sanctuary offers otherworldly experience

Aug. 22, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

RANGELY, Colo. (AP) — Something — no one can quite say what — is happening on a sandy hilltop. Here stands a rusty, 65-foot cylinder once built to store water, emblazoned with an old railroad logo and graffiti from over the years. Inside there is a young woman with...

Doctor says Charles Woodson's future includes saving lives

Aug. 03, 2021 14:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Charles Woodson walked onto his covered patio, overlooking a pool and golf course, to share some sources of pride with visitors. Two were expected, and one was not. Woodson cradled the Heisman Trophy and Thorpe Award he won as a...

Body of unidentified male recovered from Lake Michigan

Jul. 14, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered the body of an unidentified male from Lake Michigan at Michigan City, Indiana conservation officers said. The Coast Guard recovered the body Tuesday afternoon near the Michigan City Lighthouse, officers said....

Newly sanctified Tunisian cemetery for migrants filling fast

Jun. 22, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

ZARZIS, Tunisia (AP) — Most of the headstones have dates but no names. Row after row of palest white, practically gleaming in the Mediterranean sun. The cemetery in Zarzis is nearly exactly as Rachid Koraïchi pictured it when he sketched his vision of the “Garden of...

Charlotte artist paints sneakers for sports media stars

Jun. 21, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Recoon’s life in Charlotte could have been described as nondescript. For years, it was. He’s a young guy in his late 20s who followed his fiancée here for a job, working in sales at CommScope as he chips away at his MBA. Tryon Street...