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Joe Mazur, the president and CEO of the All-American Soap Box Derby walks along the breaking area next to signage for derby sponsor Meggitt, at Derby Downs Thursday in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Pilot Flying J signage, a sponsor of the All-American Soap Box Derby, is painted at the starting blocks at Derby Downs Thursday in Akron. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
Adam Bozic (left) director of operations of the All-American Soap Box Derby, Bobby Dinkins, director of marketing and Dennis Van Fossen, event intern put up a banner at the starting blocks of sponsors to the derby at Derby Downs Thursday in Akron. The large television screen at the start is also new this year. (Karen Schiely/Akron Beacon Journal)
NEW YORK: Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he’s primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on immigration and the environment, even as he seemed to soften his yearlong stance on immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.