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NFL and referee union reach agreement


NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL's regular referees will be back at work starting Thursday night.

After two days of marathon negotiations and mounting frustration among coaches, players and fans, the NFL and the union for locked out referees have reached a tentative agreement. The refs had been locked out since June, but after Monday night's missed call cost the Green Bay Packers a win against Seattle, both sides really got serious.

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