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Ruth Patrick, pioneering ecologist, dies at 105

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ruth Patrick, a scientist whose research on freshwater ecosystems led to groundbreaking ways to measure pollution in rivers and streams, has died. She was 105. Patrick, recipient of dozens of the nation’s […]

09/24/2013

In this Tuesday, April 5, 2011 file photograph, a one-year-old pit bull nicknamed Patrick sits next to flowers sent by a supporter in Alaska  as he recovers  at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in Tinton Falls, N.J., after being found starved and dumped in a trash chute. (AP Photo/Mel Evans,file)

Woman accused of ‘trashing’ dog pleads guilty

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges Tuesday in a case that sparked international headlines after an emaciated dog was found, starved and near-death, wrapped in a plastic […]

07/30/2013

Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick fires back at Kyle Petty comments

    SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Danica Patrick doesn’t care that Kyle Petty thinks she’s better at getting attention than driving because she’s heard it all before. But if Petty’s going to attack her, the […]

06/28/2013

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick

Mass. governor: I got drunk after marathon manhunt

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick went to his rural home the day after the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was captured and got “quite drunk” alone in a restaurant, he said during a […]

06/06/2013

Danica Patrick

Patrick: Another Indy 500 ‘less and less likely’

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Danica Patrick still follows the Indianapolis 500 closely, even pre-organizing her race day schedule this Sunday so she can watch most of the event. As for participating in the race again, […]

05/24/2013

Boston bombing victims Patrick and Jess Downes pictured on GiveForward.org page to raise funds for their recovery.

$250k raised for couple wounded in Boston bombings

BOSTON (AP) — The families of a newlywed couple wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings who both suffered a leg amputation below the knee are thanking supporters for an outpouring of donations.

04/18/2013

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Recently married couple among the injured in Boston bombing

BOSTON (AP) — A recently married couple is among the more than 170 people wounded in the Boston Marathon bombings. Patrick and Jessica Downes were married in August. Both are avid runners, and he has run the Boston Marathon in years past.

04/17/2013

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Revelers worldwide start to mark St. Patrick’s Day

NEW YORK (AP) — Crowds cheered and bagpipes bellowed as New York City’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade kicked off Saturday, and people with a fondness for anything Irish began a weekend of festivities around the world.

03/16/2013

Jimmie Johnson

Johnson wins 2nd Daytona 500; Patrick finishes 8th

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson. Patrick made history up front at the Daytona 500 Sunday, only to see Johnson make a late push ahead of her and reclaim his spot at the top of his sport.

02/24/2013

Danica Patrick

Danica brings new eyes to NASCAR and Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The big boys brought their little girls to see NASCAR’s shining star. Jeff Gordon, Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson all took their daughters to meet Danica Patrick this week at Daytona International Speedway.

02/22/2013

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