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With the postponement of several baseball games on Saturday (resulting in a fabulous Sunday of double headers!) and the tornado warnings in St. Louis last night (prompting some to… 227 more words

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Miguel Cabrera Extends Lead In All-Star Voting; Balloting Ends Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead. 249 more words

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Southern States Fall in Line With Same-Sex Marriage Ruling by ERIK ECKHOLM and MANNY FERNANDEZ


By ERIK ECKHOLM and MANNY FERNANDEZ

Louisiana and Mississippi officials, citing the rule of law, softened their defiance and began offering marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. 12 more words

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Texas Girl Arrested for Fight With Classmate in Viral Video by REUTERS


By REUTERS

A 13-year-old Texas girl was arrested on Monday after a video that went viral showed her beating a classmate who was holding a toddler at a Dallas-area elementary school earlier this month, police said. 13 more words

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Cruz's New Book Ignites Spat With GOP Strategist Karl Rove by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS


By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Though it’s not even out yet, Ted Cruz’s new book is already irking at least one member of the Republican establishment: Karl Rove. 13 more words

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Ricky Nolasco to meet with specialist about his injured right ankle

Twins pitcher Ricky Nolasco will get another opinion on his injured right ankle.

According to the Pioneer Press, Nolasco will meet with Dr. Robert Anderson on Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina. 245 more words

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Sculptor Selected To Create Bronze Statue Of Lefty Grove

LONACONING, Md. (AP) — An artist has been commissioned to sculpt a bronze statue of Hall of Fame pitcher “Lefty” Grove and install it in his hometown of Lonaconing. 109 more words

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