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#CantBeatCassiday – 9/21/2018

Each weekday morning Cassiday puts $83.74 of her own money on the line during Can’t Beat Cassiday.  We will play again Monday morning at 7:50! Here are the questions and answers for today! Let us know how you did!                                                                          CAN’T BEAT CASSIDAY (305-15) THE CLEVELAND BROWNS WON THEIR FIRST GAME IN 635 DAYS. WHAT PROFESSIONAL SPORT DO THE BROWNS …

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  • Brett Kavanaugh

    AP source: Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter. Lawyers for Ford and bipartisan representatives of the committee came to the tentative agreement after a …
  • Paul Simon

    Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

    NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y. park that their cheers “mean more than you can know.” Simon performed at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which he said was a 20-minute bicycle ride from where he grew up, ending the landmark night …
  • Kyler Murray

    No. 5 Oklahoma escapes with 28-21 OT win over Army

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s College Football Playoff hopes were dangerously close to becoming bleak less than a month into the season. Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins’ fourth-down pass to help the fifth-ranked Sooners escape with a 28-21 victory over Army on Saturday night. “Our guys hung …
  • Didi Gregorius

    Hicks, Yanks earn wild card with 11-inning win over Orioles

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  • Paul Simon

    Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

    NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y. park that their cheers “mean more than you can know.” Simon performed at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which he said was a 20-minute bicycle ride from where he grew up, ending the landmark night …
  • Surgery called success for Allman Brothers’ Dickey Betts

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  • Far-right shuts French rapper out of Bataclan attack site

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  • Chris Cornell

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  • Taboo, Jaime Luis Gomez

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  • Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

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    LONDON (AP) — Comcast and 21st Century Fox are contenders for the highest bid for European broadcaster Sky. The two companies are competing Saturday in a rare auction to determine which bid for Sky is the highest. The three-round auction began Friday after the London stock market closed. Britain’s regulator, the Takeover Panel, set up the auction to put an …
  • Grant W. Robicheaux, Grant Robicheaux

    Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor said Friday his office has received leads to more than 12 possible additional victims in the investigation of a surgeon and a female companion already charged with drugging and raping two women. Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas told reporters many calls about alleged abuse came in after the announcement earlier …
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey, Robert Englund

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  • Mariska Hargitay

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  • Donald Trump

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  • Danny DeVito

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  • Gamil Ratib

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  • Paul Simon

    Paul Simon wraps up farewell tour back home

    NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon ended his final concert tour under a moonlit sky on home turf Saturday, telling an audience in a Queens, N.Y. park that their cheers “mean more than you can know.” Simon performed at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, which he said was a 20-minute bicycle ride from where he grew up, ending the landmark night …
  • Bill Cosby

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  • Zeb Noland

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  • Danny DeVito

    Danny DeVito receives lifetime achievement award in Spain

    SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain (AP) — Actor Danny DeVito has been honored with a lifetime achievement award at Spain’s most prestigious film festival in the northern coastal city of San Sebastian. DeVito, 73, received the award from the San Sebastian International Film Festival during Saturday’s gala. The American comic film star is promoting the animated children’s film “Smallfoot” at the festival. …
  • Scotty Barr

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