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Wednesday's Scores

Oct. 21, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Academy Force 26, Minneapolis Edison 14 Ada-Borup 47, Red Lake County 20 Aitkin 54, Hibbing 20 Albany 40, Zimmerman 8 Alexandria 35, St. Cloud Tech 6 ...

Tesla hits record profit despite parts shortage, ship delays

Oct. 20, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials propelled Tesla Inc. to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history. The company said Wednesday that it made $1.62 billion in the third quarter, beating...

Meet Max: Low-key Verstappen heads to Texas atop F1

Oct. 20, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

The lineups were set in advance: Red Bull teammates Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez vs. Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Aric Almirola in a pit stop competition at the ExxonMobil headquarters. When it came time to loosen and then tighten a set of lug nuts,...

New evidence presented in Texas death row inmate's hearing

Oct. 19, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

BASTROP, Texas (AP) — An attorney for a Texas death row inmate has told a judge that new evidence suggests the 19-year-old woman his client was convicted of killing may instead have been strangled by her jealous boyfriend. Rodney Reed was convicted in the 1996 rape and...

Nebraska launches ad campaign with $10M in CARES Act cash

Oct. 18, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is launching a new, $10 million ad campaign using federal coronavirus relief money to try to lure people from other states and fill jobs amid a severe worker shortage, Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday. Ricketts unveiled a 104-second ad...

Denton Guyer drops out of Texas prep top 10 after 1st loss

Oct. 18, 2021 14:03 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 8, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 8 Prv rank 1 Austin Westlake (7-0) W: Buda Hays, 77-0 1...

Texas GOP advances new maps that would tighten slipping grip

Oct. 17, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans on Saturday night closed in on redrawn U.S. House maps that would shore up their eroding dominance as voters peel away from the GOP in the state’s booming suburbs. In a key late-night vote in the Texas House, Republicans gave...

Fragapane's goal give Minnesota United 1-0 win over Austin

Oct. 16, 2021 23:17 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Franco Fragapane scored an early goal in Minnesota United's 1-0 victory over expansion Austin on Saturday night. Minnesota (11-10-8) entered having lost four of its last seven matches, including two of the last three. Austin (7-18-4) stopped a...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

CLASS 6A= ¶ Abilene 48, Wolfforth Frenship 28 ¶ Aldine Nimitz 38, Aldine Eisenhower 31 ¶ Alief Hastings 14, Alief Elsik 7 ¶ Allen 38, Denton Guyer 31 ¶ Arlington Martin 68, Arlington...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada-Borup 34, Underwood 0 Albany 28, Foley 14 Andover 49, Monticello 14 Annandale 35, Princeton 17 Barnesville 42, Staples-Motley 7 Becker 23, St. Cloud...