Disabled man gets license, shows driverless tech’s potential

DETROIT (AP) — Former Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt has done a lot in the 16 years since an accident left him paralyzed from the neck down. He runs a racing team and a foundation. He’s raced a sailboat using his chin. But the man who raced in the Indianapolis 500 hasn’t been able to drive around his neighborhood ...

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Defense Might Be The Big Ten Conference’s Football Trademark

TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer While No. 2 Ohio State and No. 4 Michigan are among the nation’s top five scoring teams, the Big Ten Conference is just as good on defense. After the first month of the season, the league has seven of the nation’s top 25 defensive teams in terms of scoring defense, led by No. 8 Wisconsin. ...

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Donald Trump’s 1973 Discrimination Case Really Was Part of Something Larger

During the first Presidential debate on Monday night, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton asked viewers to remember that her opponent had “started his career” with a 1973 lawsuit brought by the Justice Department “because he would not rent apartments in one of his developments to African-Americans, and he made sure that the people who worked for him understood that was the ...

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MSC Divina: The Best Ship To Cruise The Caribbean

(Courtesy: MSC Cruises) When considering a cruise vacation, it’s important to ask yourself if this is the perfect ship for the journey. MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa, has presented North Americans with the perfect cruise ship to sail the Caribbean – MSC Divina. MSC Divina is sailing ...

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Purdue football player arrested on battery charges

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Purdue University football player is behind bars Wednesday and now faces a battery charge. Purdue sophomore offensive lineman Martesse Patterson, from Columbus, Ohio, was arrested Wednesday morning for a battery incident that occurred Sept. 7, according to court documents. Following an investigation by West Lafayette police, prosecutors charged Patterson Wednesday with battery resulting in ...

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Traffic Alert: Be Aware Of Mississippi Avenue Closure

DENVER (CBS4) – A busy stretch of Mississippi Avenue will be closed for the next several weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. as crews work on storm sewer improvements. The plan is for the road to be closed from Broadway to Santa Fe Drive on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and next Monday. Traffic will be detoured to Alameda Avenue and ...

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FBI Will Launch Database Tracking Fatal Police Shootings

(WASHINGTON) — The FBI will have up and running within two years a database that tracks instances of police use of deadly force, FBI Director James Comey told members of Congress on Wednesday. The database is intended to capture how often police officers kill citizens and to correct a record-keeping gap that Comey said has resulted in uninformed conversations, based ...

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Sia Uses Her Song ‘The Greatest to Endorse Hillary Clinton

Sia is with Hillary Clinton. The Australian singer stood with the Democratic presidential nominee the day after her first debate with Republican opponent Donald Trump by sharing a video scored to “The Greatest.” And it strikes back at something Trump claimed of Clinton. Sia shared a video of Trump’s accusation that Clinton lacked the stamina to be president, followed by ...

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Levine: Chris Sale-Robin Ventura Relationship Has Had Its Ups, Downs

By Bruce Levine– CHICAGO (CBS) — How do you describe a relationship between two baseball men who want to win at all costs but have different perspectives about getting there? In the case of White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale and manager Robin Ventura in the past five seasons, there’s been many twists and turns. The intensity of Sale is ...

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