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Cleveland to begin refunding players for ‘jock tax’

Cleveland to begin refunding players for ‘jock tax’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland may end up paying pay back millions in tax refunds after the state’s highest court rejected the city’s appeal over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes. The Ohio Supreme Court last week upheld a ruling that said the city’s so-called “jock tax” violates players’ due process rights. Former NFL…

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Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20

Paris attacks cast pall as Obama, world leaders head to G20

WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders. The Islamic State group has taken root in Syria. The crisis in that country was already high on the agenda for the…

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Vandalism reported at MU black culture center

Vandalism reported at MU black culture center

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – University of Missouri police are investigating a report of vandalism at the Columbia campus’ black culture center. Police say someone spray-painted over a portion of a sign early Thursday at the center. Police were reviewing video surveillance from the area. University Police Chief Doug Schwandt says the Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting…

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