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December 8, 2018 1:33 AM After stint in South Korea, P Merrill Kelly signs with Diamondbacks

PHOENIX -- Right-hander Merrill Kelly is joining his hometown Arizona Diamondbacks, agreeing to a $5.5 million, two-year contract. The 30-year-old spent the past four seasons with SK Wyverns in South Korea. He was 48-32 with a 3.86 ERA, including 16-7 in 2017. A Scottsdale native, Kelly attended Desert Mountain High School, Yavapai College and Arizona 99

December 7, 2018 11:22 AM Ticket to L.A. Brett Young

A singer and songwriter whose music balances the sophistication of contemporary pop with the emotional palette of modern country, Brett Young was born and raised in Orange County, California, and was a teenager when he first developed a love for music by learning to play guitar. In the late '90s, Young was a student at Costa Mesa's Calvary Chapel High School 137

December 6, 2018 9:04 PM Domino's delivery driver installs fully lit Christmas tree in back of truck

A Domino's delivery driver in Virginia has a fully lit tree in the back of his truck for the holiday season. (Courtesy of Domino's) A Domino’s delivery driver in Virginia is bringing customers holiday cheer along with their pizzas. Dean Bryant drives around Lexington with a fully lit Christmas tree in the back of his truck when he’s on the job with the restaurant 142

December 6, 2018 12:21 AM The nation honors President George H.W. Bush

Bush will lie in repose at Houston church Now that the state funeral for George H.W. Bush has wrapped up at the Washington National Cathedral, the former president's body will be flown back to Texas. Bush's body is set to arrive at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas, this evening. He'll lie in repose at the church overnight, until 7 a.m. ET Thursday 93

December 5, 2018 11:33 PM For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

JACKSON, Miss. – A troubled chain of for-profit colleges has closed abruptly in dozens of locations nationwide, after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America on Wednesday closed schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy 89

December 5, 2018 9:05 AM Dean at North Carolina university refers to freshmen as 'freshmores': report

In an effort to make campus life at one North Carolina university more gender inclusive, some students are ditching the term freshman in favor of “freshmore” to describe first-year students. Jefford Vahlbusch, dean of the Honors College at Appalachian State University, introduced the term when he came to the school two years ago, The Appalachian student 104

December 4, 2018 5:14 AM 10 librarians each receive $5,000 prize

NEW YORK – A Pittsburgh librarian who advocates for immigrants and refugees and a librarian from rural North Carolina who helps patrons navigate the internet are among 10 winners of the I Love My Librarian Award. The awards were announced Tuesday by the American Library Association. Winners, each of whom receive $5,000, are nominated by local library 96

December 3, 2018 3:29 PM Bulls fire Hoiberg, promote Boylen to head coach

The Chicago Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg on Monday and promoted Jim Boylen to lead the team. “Decisions like this one are never easy to make, however I felt this was the right choice for our organization at this time,” Bulls Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson said in a statement. “After a thorough evaluation, I elected 134

December 2, 2018 12:50 AM Alabama defeats Georgia, 35-28, securing the top seed in the four-team college football championship tournament

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) runs past Georgia linebacker Walter Grant (84) during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Top-ranked Alabama stormed back from a 14-point deficit to defeat Georgia, 35-28, and secure the top seed in the four-team 126

December 1, 2018 6:56 PM Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury fight trumps football at Vegas sportsbooks

On a Saturday highlighted by college football conference championship games, the heavyweight title fight between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury was generating the most buzz -- and the biggest bets -- around Las Vegas. MGM's sportsbook reported taking a $170,000 bet on the favored Wilder at -170 odds, and Caesars Palace said Saturday morning that the decision 78