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University of Kansas vs University of North Carolina, 2022 NCAA Men’s National Championship Set Number: X164003 TK1

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Freshman WR Isaiah Mozee impresses in KC, has 12
Lee’s Summit North wide receiver Isaiah Mozee is only a freshman, but has proven to be beyond his years already. That started with his play in the fall and has carried over into camp season.

College basketball transfer portal: Ranking the top 20 available players
Brandon Murray shook up the transfer portal on Monday. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound guard committed to Georgetown after taking visits to Tennessee and Illinois. The former LSU guard was rated as the best player available in the transfer portal, according to 247Sports. Murray is in line for a huge role for Patrick Ewing and the Hoyas.

KU football's Taiwo Onatolu talks new role, defensive ends, special teams and more
Taiwo Onatolu shifted roles within the KU football program over the offseason. When he first arrived in Lawrence last year, he came from Buffalo with the title of special teams analyst. His focus last season was on aiding Jake Schoonover, who was the special teams coordinator. Over the offseason, Onatolu was promoted to an on the field role as the defensive ends coach and special teams coordinator. During the final years of his time at Buffalo, Onatolu worked as the defensive ends coach and split the defensive line duties, just like he does now at KU with Jim Panagos.

NCAA transfer portal: SMU guard Kendric Davis hearing from 20-plus programs
SMU guard Kendric Davis has become one of the hottest names on the market since entering the transfer portal Monday. Thus far, he has heard from several major programs all across the country, including Duke, Kansas, North Carolina, Texas, Florida, Purdue, Gonzaga, Villanova among 16 other schools, per Jon Rothstein..

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Ukraine says it struck Russia’s Black Sea flagship in missile attack - The Washington Post
Ukraine suggested that Neptune missiles sank the Moskva. Russia said only that the ship suffered significant damage from a fire.

Federal agencies are trying new ways to ease the burden of medical debt : Shots - Health News : NPR
Bosco's organization has been working to fight "abusive and aggressive" medical debt collection for some time. NPR asked Bosco for her perspective on the actions announced by the White House, and to explain how they might help and what's still missing.

Russia threatens new nuclear deployments if Sweden, Finland join NATO
"If Sweden and Finland join NATO, the length of the alliance's land borders with the Russian Federation will more than double. Naturally, these borders will have to be strengthened," Dmitry Medvedev, former president and deputy chairman of Russia's Security Council, wrote on his official Telegram channel on Thursday.

Costco, Walmart, and Kroger Are Putting Purchase Limits on These Items — Eat This Not That
About 30% of the most popular brands of baby formula are sold out at over 11,000 stores across the country. Quite a few places shoppers go to for this essential are limiting the number of baby formula units they can buy thanks to a limited supply. If you shop at Walmart, Target, Kroger, CVS, or Walgreens, be prepared to only get a few each trip, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. At Walmart, there is a five-per-day limit, while at CVS, there is a three-per-transaction limit.

Russia threatens new nuclear deployments if Sweden, Finland join NATO
"If Sweden and Finland join NATO, the length of the alliance's land borders with the Russian Federation will more than double. Naturally, these borders will have to be strengthened," Dmitry Medvedev, former president and deputy chairman of Russia's Security Council, wrote on his official Telegram channel on Thursday.

Federal agencies are trying new ways to ease the burden of medical debt : Shots - Health News : NPR
Bosco's organization has been working to fight "abusive and aggressive" medical debt collection for some time. NPR asked Bosco for her perspective on the actions announced by the White House, and to explain how they might help and what's still missing.

Ukraine says it struck Russia’s Black Sea flagship in missile attack - The Washington Post
Ukraine suggested that Neptune missiles sank the Moskva. Russia said only that the ship suffered significant damage from a fire.

A Kalispell Hill-Billy Elegy - Flathead Beacon
4:18 p.m. Someone called 911 then advised that Kalispell law enforcement was “so hill-billy” they needed to go to a city to learn how to handle things.

10 Amazing Songs That Will Make You Love Britpop – Page 10
If you're talking about the best music to get you into Britpop, you can easily just put half of Oasis' '90s catalog on a list like this. From the minute that they hit the scene with Definitely Maybe, the Gallagher brothers called their shot at being one of the greatest rock bands of their time, with one stellar tune after another for most of the late '90s. Although Wonderwall and Don't Look Back In Anger may have climbed higher in the charts, nothing said it all for the entire movement quite like Live Forever.

Elon Musk swoops on Twitter with $41 billion cash offer | Reuters
April 14 (Reuters) - Elon Musk took aim at Twitter (TWTR.N) with a $41 billion cash offer on Thursday, prompting a spike in shares of the social media giant, which the Tesla CEO said needs to be taken private to grow and become a platform for free speech.

Worker organizing at Starbucks is on fire as more stores vote yes to a union : NPR
Twenty stores have now unionized, including four so far this week in unanimous votes. The union has lost only once, when one of the first three stores in Buffalo to organize voted down the union back in December. More than 200 Starbucks stores have sought elections, with more added every day.

CJ McCollum predicts 'lot of winning in our future' after leading New Orleans Pelicans to play-in victory over San Antonio Spurs
"This is the start of something special, for sure," McCollum said. "You see the energy. Feel the energy. My mother is in town; I have some family in town. When we go out to eat, you can feel the city is excited about basketball, as they should [be]. There's a lot of talent here. We're playing the game the right way. It's going to be a lot of winning in our future."

Ukraine says it struck Russia’s Black Sea flagship in missile attack - The Washington Post
Ukraine suggested that Neptune missiles sank the Moskva. Russia said only that the ship suffered significant damage from a fire.

10 Overly Hated Musicians In Rock History
Whereas others might sharpen their pitchforks for these artists, they've done a lot more good than harm in their day. They may be rock's punching bags, but let's take a look at the full story.