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Long delay in opening casino at Hawthorne Race Course is impacting Illinois' ‘dying' horse racing industry. But officials promise it's coming soon

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

In the meantime, other ventures have gotten the go-ahead for new casinos in Chicago, Waukegan, East Hazel Crest, and Danville.
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Ray Kerrison, The Post's legendary horse racing columnist, dead at 92

Ray Kerrison, The Post's legendary horse racing columnist, dead at 92

1 month ago   |   New York Post

Whether it was the ponies or politics, Ray Kerrison was, as one former colleague described him Monday, the “quintessential New York columnist.”
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Churchill Downs inks wagering deal with DraftKings

Churchill Downs inks wagering deal with DraftKings

1 month ago   |   WLKY

Churchill Downs Inc. has signed a multiyear deal with DraftKings Inc. that will bring pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing to the sports betting company, according to...
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3 wounded by gunfire in New York, including off-duty Vermont sheriff's deputy shot multiple times by police

3 wounded by gunfire in New York, including off-duty Vermont sheriff's deputy shot multiple times by police

2 monthes ago   |   WMUR   |   2 articles

The gunfire broke out at 3 a.m. in the historic downtown of the small city, known for its thoroughbred horse racing, fine restaurants and cultural attractions.
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Horse race culture runs deep on Colombia's San Andres Island

2 monthes ago   |   ABC News

There's no racetrack on the tiny Caribbean island of San Andres, but passion for horse racing runs deep
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South Side Slopes shooting sends one to the hospital

South Side Slopes shooting sends one to the hospital

Pittsburgh police responded around 1 a.m. Saturday. Read more ...

Amazon's New Africa HQ Pits Indigenous South Africans Against Each Other

Amazon's New Africa HQ Pits Indigenous South Africans Against Each Other

The planned development will bring jobs, but raises questions about who speaks for Khoi and San peoples, what is sacred, and how to commemorate injustice. Read more ...

Dry Saturday, chances for scattered showers Sunday

Dry Saturday, chances for scattered showers Sunday

Meteorologist Dalencia Jenkins shows how Saturday will be dry but Sunday will have chances for scattered showers in Maryland. Read more ...

'Groundhog Days' festival returns to Woodstock to celebrate making of...

While the national spotlight will be on Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, Groundhog Day also holds special meaning locally, in Woodstock. Read more ...

Pedestrian killed on I-85 after stepping out of disabled vehicle, troopers say

Pedestrian killed on I-85 after stepping out of disabled vehicle, troopers say

A pedestrian was killed on Interstate 85 early Saturday morning, according to troopers. Read more ...

What It Was Like to Be a Target of Political Violence in New Mexico

“We cannot keep going the way we are.” Read more ...

Police say 3 dead, 4 hurt in latest California mass shooting

Police say 3 dead, 4 hurt in latest California mass shooting

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At Coyote Ugly, women leave bras, then make ‘call of shame' the next day

At Coyote Ugly, women leave bras, then make ‘call of shame' the next day

Revelers at Coyote Ugly Saloon voluntarily, albeit drunkenly, cast off their bras to adorn the legendary East Village watering hole. Read more ...

Kim Kardashian slams paparazzi who asks about Kanye's alleged battery incident

Kim Kardashian slams paparazzi who asks about Kanye's alleged battery incident

The "Kardashians" star shut down a paparazzi who inquired about the "Donda" rapper's alleged battery incident while she was leaving her kids' basketball game. Read more ...

Wintry conditions create hazards during Saturday morning commute

Wintry conditions create hazards during Saturday morning commute

Iowans are waking up to flakes falling across the state on Saturday. Read more ...