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NEW YORK (AP) — Just a few years after the invention of "Basket Ball," black players in segregated America formed leagues of their own, eventually creating a barnstorming circuit featuring such teams as the New York Renaissance, the Washington Bears and the Harlem Globetrotters.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry mocked Democratic governors for leading their states to higher taxes and fewer jobs as early auditions for the next Republican presidential contest rolled on Friday at the nation's largest annual gathering of conservative activists.