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T.Y. Hilton on contract: Concentrating on right now, “we’ll go from there” after season

Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton is heading into the final year of his contract and said this offseason that he wants to remain with the Colts for his entire career, but

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Nigel Slater’s recipes for marinated raspberries, and peaches with sesame snaps

Ihad come back from the shops with fruit: gooseberries for a crumble-topped cake, cherries to eat with a log of Scottish goat’s milk cheese and a paper bag of passionfruit

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U.S. consumers grew more pessimistic in July after two months of improvement

After two months of feeling slightly better about their odds in the labor market, Americans grew more pessimistic in July, according to a survey released Monday by the New York

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California labor commissioner sues Uber and Lyft for alleged wage theft

Uber and Lyft are committing wage theft by misclassifying drivers as independent contractors, California’s labor commissioner alleges in separate lawsuits against the companies. The classification of drivers as freelance workers

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In the Summertime: how Mungo Jerry made a sweltering classic

I still had a day job at a laboratory when the melody for In the Summertime entered my head. The lyric took 10 minutes to write. When I was young,

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Chiefs restructure Alex Okafor’s contract

The Chiefs restructured defensive end Alex Okafor‘s contract, clearing some short-term cap room. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Chiefs re-worked the two year’s left on Okafor’s deal

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Rachel Roddy’s recipe for cherries in wine

In his 2007 book, The Last Food of England, Marwood Yeatman tells a story of a vicar in Landkey, Devon, who noticed the scarlet mouths of his congregation when they

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Denmark angry at Google censorship of some Danish content, seeks talks

Denmark, angry at Google’s censorship of some Danish content over an argument over copyright, said on Monday it was seeking talks with the Alphabet-owned tech giant. Google removed all music

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Audi drops E-Tron price by nearly $9,000 and ups the range by 18 miles

The 2021 Audi E-Tron, the company’s first all-electric car, will start at nearly $9,000 less than the current version and will get a range bump of 18 miles — bringing

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‘You’ve been smoking too much!’: the chaos of Tony Wilson’s digital music revolution

It’s January 2000, and Tony Wilson is regaling me with tales of his brilliant career; how signing Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays to his Mancunian indie label Factory

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