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The Associated Press

Clickety clack, let's look back: Typewriters return

For most of us, the clickety clack of a manual typewriter—or the gentler tapping of the IBM Selectric—are but memories, or something seen only in movies.

But at the few remaining typewriter repair shops in the country, business is booming as a younger generation discovers the joy of the feel and sound of the typewriter and older generations admit they never fell out of love with it.

Have an old car? You’re not alone. Vehicle age hits record

DETROIT — The average age of cars and trucks in the U.S. has hit a record 11.8 years, as better quality and technology allows people to keep them on the road longer.

The 2019 figures from data provider IHS Markit show that the rate of increase is slowing, but the average age is still expected to go over 12 years early in the next decade. The average age is up 0.1 years from 2018.

Yankees beat Jays

NEW YORK—The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as “obscure” to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected.

Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 last night.