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Getting Rid of Professional Photographers Leads to Poorer Quality Photos Self-Apparent Study Concludes

The past two decades were rough times for publishers. Many traditional media outlets have gone the way of the dinosaur with newsrooms being particularly hard hit. Image via Marek from Pexels.com. The future of journalism looked pretty bad. In fact, it wasn’t until recently that many old-line publications began making money again. Naturally, the success or failure of many is linked to a transition to “online” from print, but that’s only part of the story. Gutting the staff that produced high-qu...
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Crosby's 4 points lead streaking Penguins past Blues 6-1

Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the surging Pittsburgh Penguins past the St. Louis Blues 6-1            [Author: AP]
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Murray scores 46, hits 9 3s as Nuggets hold off Suns 122-118

Jamal Murray's 46 points on 16-for-24 shooting led the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets to a 122-118 win over the Phoenix Suns Saturday night            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Ap, Murray, Nuggets, Western Conference, Jamal Murray


Alabama returns to title game after beating Oklahoma in Orange Bowl

Alabama reached its fourth College Football Playoff title game in row after beating Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. The Tide will face Clemson.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 to reach title game

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 on Saturday night in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl. The high-scoring Sooners reached the semifinal despite a porous defense that was no match for Alabama’s diverse attack, and […]
Tags: News, Alabama, Ap, Nation, Oklahoma, Sooners, MIAMI GARDENS Fla, Tua Tagovailoa


Turtles washed ashore by tsunami are released

More than 30 stranded turtles have been rescued from the beaches around Indonesia's Banten Province following a deadly tsunami that occurred on December 22. No reporter narration.
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The 5 plays that propelled Alabama to another College Football Playoff title game

Alabama made it clear very early in the Orange Bowl that it wasn’t going to mess around against Oklahoma. From the very first snap, Tua Tagovailoa and the Alabama offense was in high gear as it jumped out to a quick 28-0 lead. And though Oklahoma made things interesting in the second half, the 28-point barrage in the game’s first 17 minutes ultimately proved to be too much for the Sooners to overcome.
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Cal Baptist routs D-III La Verne 97-46

Milan Acquaah had 29 points and a career-high 11 rebounds to help California Baptist rout Division III La Verne 97-46            [Author: AP]
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PM Hasina 'confident' as Bangladesh goes to the polls

Reuters witnesses from the countryside said that in some places ruling party workers prevented opposition supporters from voting, an accusation Hasina's Awami League denied. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) boycotted the last election in 2014 claiming it wouldn't be free and fair. The Awami League, which has touted an improved economy and development, is widely expected to win.
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Allman, Ahmad lead CSU Fullerton past Portland, 79-64

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Allman Jr. had 26 points, including six 3-pointers, and Khalil Ahmad scored 21 to help CSU Fullerton beat Portland 79-64 on Saturday night to snap a four-game skid. Austen Awosika added 12 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and a career-best tying seven assists for CSU Fullerton. Johnny Wang grabbed 11 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Portland, CSU Fullerton, FULLERTON Calif, Austen Awosika, Khalil Ahmad, Kyle Allman Jr, Johnny Wang, Allman Ahmad


LA Times and Tribune Publishing wonder if they were victim to foreign cyberattack

Staffers at some of America's best-known newspapers are wondering whether their systems were the victim of a foreign cyberattack.
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'Bama's back: Tide beat Oklahoma in CFP semis

Alabama jumped out to an early lead in the Orange Bowl and held off a late Sooners surge to advance to the national championship game.
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Top-ranked Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in Orange Bowl to set up national championship game against No. 2 Clemson

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama beats No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in Orange Bowl to set up national championship game against No. 2 Clemson.
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Nation, Oklahoma, Clemson, Orange Bowl, MIAMI GARDENS Fla


'Absolutely Fabulous' actress Dame June Whitfield dies at 93

British actress Dame June Whitfield -- perhaps best known for her role in the sitcom "Absolutely Fabulous" -- has died at age 93.
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'Absolutely Fabulous' actress dies

British actress Dame June Whitfield -- perhaps best known for her role in the sitcom "Absolutely Fabulous" -- has died at age 93.
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Bali volcano shoots new burst of ash; flights unaffected

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — A volcano on Indonesia’s tourist island of Bali shot a new burst of hot ash into the air early Sunday in the latest of the country’s several eruptions within a week. Mount Agung erupted for about three minutes, spewing white clouds of smoke and ash more than 700 meters (2,300 feet) […]
Tags: Science, News, Bali, Indonesia, Nation, Mount Agung, Denpasar Indonesia


1 dead, 4 injured in River North fire

A person was killed and four people critically injured Saturday afternoon in a fire at a high-rise parking garage in Chicago's River North neighborhood, fire officials said.
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4 Devious Ways States Chipped Away At Abortion Rights In 2018

The past year's restrictions were particularly extreme.
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Deandre Ayton's career night not enough to push Suns past Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets had no answer for Deandre Ayton on Saturday night. The former No. 1 overall draft pick dropped 24 points in the second quarter of the Suns’ game against the Nuggets in Phoenix on Saturday, and could literally do anything he wanted inside. Despite cutting it to just three points with less than two minutes left, the Nuggets held on to grab the 122-118 win.
Tags: News, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix, Suns, Nuggets, DeAndre Ayton


Reynolds’ 3 at the buzzer lifts Seton Hall over St. John’s

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Senior Mike Nzei had his fourth career double-double and Shavar Reynolds hit a 3-pointer as time expired to help Seton Hall beat St. John’s 76-74 on Saturday night in the Big East opener for both teams. Nzei had 14 points and 10 rebounds — his first double-double of the season — […]
Tags: News, Sports, Newark, St John, Seton Hall, Reynolds, Big East, Shavar Reynolds, Mike Nzei, Nzei


Cambridge scores 25 as Brown stuns San Diego State 82-61

Desmond Cambridge scored 25 points, including making four 3-point shots in a dizzying first-half barrage that helped carry the Brown Bears to a stunning 82-61 victory against the San Diego State Aztecs            [Author: AP]
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Seattle U men improve to 12-3 after knocking off Cal

Myles Carter scored a career-high 26 points and had 13 rebounds, and Seattle pulled away late after blowing a 17-point lead to beat California 82-73.
Tags: News, California, Sports, College sports, Seattle, Pac-12, College Basketball, Myles Carter


Scratch is hiring an executive director

Scratch creator Mitchel Resnick -- head of the MIT Media Lab's Lifelong Kindgergarten Group -- writes, "Until now, Scratch has been developed by my research group at the MIT Media Lab. In the coming year, the Scratch Team will be moving out of MIT into a separate nonprofit organization (the Scratch Foundation). We’re looking to hire a new Executive Director to help build this organization and develop strategies to sustain Scratch as a free, creative platform." At this important stage in ...
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Newspapers report suspected malware attack

Staffers at some of America's best-known newspapers are wondering whether their systems were the victim of a foreign cyberattack.
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Crosby’s 4 points lead streaking Penguins past Blues 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to lead the surging Pittsburgh Penguins past the St. Louis Blues 6-1 on Saturday night. Juuso Riikola, Zach Aston-Reese, Kris Letang, Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Malkin also scored for the Penguins, who converted on all four power plays. Pittsburgh has won a season-best […]
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Warriors' Andre Iguodala ejected for 'hostile act' at halftime vs. Blazers

Warriors' Andre Iguodala ejected for 'hostile act' at halftime vs. Blazers originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Warriors forward Andre Iguodala ejected from the game against the Trail Blazers on Saturday night in Portland for what officials deemed a "hostile act." After losing his dribble in the final seconds of the first half, Iguodala responded to the halftime horn by grabbing the ball near half court and throwing into the crowd at Moda Center. As a result of the technica...
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The Latest: Alabama extends its lead, goes up 38-20

Alabama extends its lead, goes up 38-20 vs Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl            [Author: AP]
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College Football Playoff: Bama and Clemson again for title

Alabama and Clemson meeting in College Football Playoff for fourth season in a row _ third time for national title            [Author: AP]
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