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KHSAA commissioner says fall sports could be vastly different

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Julian Tackett is hopeful a form of normalcy can be achieved in high school sports this fall.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing company, Grab Holdings, said Tuesday that it plans to merge with U.S.-based Altimeter Growth Capital in a deal that would value it at nearly $40 billion in preparation for an initial public offering in the U.S. That would make it …
ROME (AP) — A Minnesota bishop who was investigated by the Vatican for allegedly interfering with past investigations into clergy sexual abuse has resigned, the Vatican said Tuesday. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Michael Hoeppner and named a temporary replacement to run …
In 2020, I was looking forward to leaving Los Angeles for a socially distanced vacation in San Diego. I had stocked up on food, hand sanitizer, wipes and masks. To stay safe and distant, I had booked two cottages near the beach with my travel credit card. My friend and his significant …
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Tuesday with hopes growing for a global economic rebound despite surging coronavirus cases in many places. France's CAC 40 gained 0.3% in early trading to 6,181.52, while Germany's DAX edged up 0.2% to 15,251.55. Britain's FTSE 100 fell …
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Police clashed with protesters for a second night in the Minneapolis suburb where an officer who authorities say apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon …
BERLIN — The German government says companies will need to offer all employees who aren’t working from home at least one coronavirus test each week. The requirement approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday is part of the government's efforts to drive down persistently high rates of infection …
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by …
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian city of Pune is running out of ventilators as gasping coronavirus patients crowd its hospitals. Social media is full of people searching for beds, while relatives throng pharmacies looking for antiviral medicines that hospitals ran out of long ago. The surge, …
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Thailand recorded a third day in a row with more than 900 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, as thousands of people swarmed to beaches on the first day of a long national holiday despite warnings from health officials. Dr. Opas Karnkavinpong, director-general of …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans will lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday during the second such memorial ceremony this year for a force that has edged close to crisis in the wake of the Jan. 6 insurrection. President Joe Biden and …
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The American rap artist and singer Akon is drawing criticism from rights activists over his meetings with Uganda's president as he pursues the development of a futuristic city in the East African country. Akon is helping to rehabilitate longtime President Yoweri …
TOKYO (AP) — The torch relay for the Tokyo Olympics ran through a mostly empty Osaka city park on Tuesday, showing the risks of trying to hold the postponed games during a pandemic. It came on the same day that the government said new coronavirus cases in Osaka hit 1,099, a single-day …
PUERTO RICO DE GRAN CANARIA, Spain (AP) — When hotel director Calvin Lucock and restaurant owner Unn Tove Saetran said goodbye to one of the last groups of migrants staying in one of the seaside resorts they manage in Spain’s Canary Islands, the British-Norwegian couple didn’t know when …
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ POSTPONED The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late. Monday's opener of a four-game set at Target Field was postponed because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting …
LONDON (AP) — Born into an age of revolutions in the wake of a pandemic, Prince Philip lived through a tumultuous century and worked to make the British monarchy a rock of stability in changing times. He bore witness to — and participated in — many of the century’s upheavals: World …
The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning went into the NHL trade deadline without much money to make a move. As the league's best teams often do, the cash-strapped Lightning found a way to improve their chances of winning with a shrewd deal. The Buffalo Sabres, meanwhile, …
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Rogers’ major league debut was only about half what he expected. “A lot of jitters,” the Miami Marlins left-hander recalled. “And a lot of cardboard cutouts.” Rogers, like the other 211 players who made their big league debuts in 2020, got an unusual …
As teams gear up for the stretch run of the NBA regular season, it’s injuries to key players — not just their unavailability due to COVID-19 — that is having the biggest effect on the playoff race in both conferences. Still, preparing to play outside of the controlled atmosphere of …
Mattias Janmark, Carl Soderberg, Matthew Highmore and Lucas Wallmark are out. Brett Connolly, Adam Gaudette, Riley Stillman and Vinnie Hinostroza are in, along with an assortment of prospects and draft picks. Balancing a surprising season with a focus on the future, the Chicago …
PHOENIX (AP) — Oakland has recovered quite nicely from its 0-6 start to the season. Matt Chapman homered among his three hits, Jed Lowrie added two hits and three RBIs, and the Athletics roughed up Madison Bumgarner in a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. …

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