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Nike suspends sponsorship deal with Adrian Peterson following child abuse allegation

The Oregon-based shoemaker issued a statement Wednesday morning saying Nike "in no way condones child abuse or domestic violence of any kind and has shared our concerns with the NFL."

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Amid furor over child abuse charge, Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

Vikings owner says his team "made a mistake" in bringing back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.

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Grand jury will weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

Stewart's car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race in New York on Aug. 9. The 20-year-old driver climbed from his car after it spun while racing alongside Stewart.

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Study of oil and gas fracking in Pennsylvania finds no evidence of water pollution

Researchers claim the chemical-laced fluids used underground to free natural gas stayed about 5,000 feet below drinking water supplies.

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People moving back into Mayflower subdivision after ExxonMobil oil spill

About 22 of 63 homes in Mayflower were evacuated after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured last year, spilling about 210,000 gallons of oil in the neighborhood 30 miles northwest of Little Rock.


Fighting in Iraq delays construction of large natural gas pipelines

Several times, the Islamic extremist group ISIS has attacked Iranian workers, delaying construction of natural gas pipelines planned to supply neighboring Iraq and the surrounding region.

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St. Louis starts new nonstop flights west

Business leaders hope the Southwest Airlines flight to San Francisco will generate more collaboration between the Gateway City and Silicon Valley.

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Greenpeace activist pleads guilty for protest at Procter & Gamble headquarters

Greenpeace says activists were exercising their right to peaceful protest when they slipped into the consumer products giant's headquarters in March and unfurled huge banners criticizing the company for rainforest destruction.

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