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St. Joseph starting fresh from top to bottom

The Crusaders lost eight seniors from a team that went 14-9 before losing in the Western Massachusetts Division III final to Smith Academy and reached the state championship game the year before that. Full Story
Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story
Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. Full Story