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Teenage son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

Teenage son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

Lockhart, 15, broke his nose at a baseball tournament in SC on June 17, according to CBS This Morning . During a play in which he was running to home plate, he stepped on the plate as the catcher was throwing the ball back to the pitcher. "We are more at peace as we are getting closer to seeing his sweet eyes open, feeling his hand squeeze ours back, and help him heal and sort through what all he has been through this week.We thank you for every prayer spoken on behalf of Jason". Read More

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Firefighters Battle 'Lake Fire' Blaze in Castaic

Firefighters Battle 'Lake Fire' Blaze in Castaic

Los Angeles County firefighters battled a wildfire by Castaic Lake that grew to about 0.9 of square mile in a remote area. Judy says the 11-acre fire is 50 percent contained Sunday. Firefighters were concerned about the flames spreading due to hot, dry conditions. As of 12:18 p.m. Sunday no evacuation orders or road closures are in effect according to fire officials. Read More

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Englewood celebrates Juneteenth in the rain

Englewood celebrates Juneteenth in the rain

A Galveston native, Hayes Turner described the scene in an essay, "the 19th of June wasn't the exact day the Negro was freed". Gen. Gordon Granger read aloud a Union proclamation that officially ended slavery in Texas. As Juneteenth is approaching, all kinds of celebrations are taking place all over the great Houston area on Sunday. Though an award ceremony honoring community members for their involvement, service and longevity was held Friday night, Terrence Filer made a decision to forgo ... Read More

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Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

Schiff says firing Mueller would echo Watergate

RUDDY: I already said I'm not going to reveal who my sources are, but that I felt confident in saying it. "The Attorney General shall inform the Special Counsel in writing of the specific reason for his or her removal", it says. "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". When Trump feels unfairly treated by Mueller, he will discuss firing him. Ruddy also stated that Trump would be within his right to fire Mueller since there are certain conflicts of interest that exist ... Read More

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UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

Hodgkinson was shot and killed. "They literally did that". Griner, 32, is also a Capitol Police special agent. Williams and other congressmen ran to the dugout to take cover. "Some of us will be on the injured reserve. We need medics. Victim down in the baseball field". Gov. Susana Martinez is touting New Mexico as the best place to live, work and raise a family, pointing to success over the past year of a California-based company that has set up shop in the state. Read More

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The trial of officer Jeronimo Yanez

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter after he fatally shot Philando Castile , 32, last July in an incident that drew national attention and led to weeks of protests in St. Yanez killed Castile after pulling him over for a broken taillight July 6. Squad-car video played repeatedly for the jury last week shows that the situation escalated quickly, with Yanez shooting Castile just seconds after the driver volunteered, "Sir, I have ... Read More

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Prostitution Charges Filed Against Vegas Man in Illinois Death Case

Prostitution Charges Filed Against Vegas Man in Illinois Death Case

In a rambling 90-minute interview on Thursday, Quate said the girl's death had been an accident and that his wife - not he - hid the body in the garage before the family moved to Nevada. She told police they had lived in Centreville with their three children, whom Quate had abused. Belleville detectives were sent to Las Vegas to work on the case, while others focused Wednesday on a Belleville home, Master Sgt. Read More

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Arizona Sen. McCain Questions Intelligence Officials

Trump , according to the Post's account, complained to Coats and Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo about Comey's handling of the Russian Federation probe. Wednesday's hearing was supposed to focus on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the law that governs how US intelligence agencies conduct electronic surveillance and collect information between foreign powers and "agents of foreign powers" suspected of terrorism. Read More

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More Storms For Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

More Storms For Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday

The showers and thunderstorms will primarily come north of the Lehigh Valley during the afternoon and evening, but as the sun sets the activity will become more substantial farther south. We will alert if any of these get strong through the afternoon and evening. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Temperatures will stick in the low to mid 80's of most of the week with a northeasterly breeze helping things feel nice. Read More

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Malik Zaire: SEC amends grad transfer rules; Zaire to UF?

Malik Zaire: SEC amends grad transfer rules; Zaire to UF?

Before the rule change, Florida was unable to add a graduate transfer because two of its previous transfers - Anthony Harrell and Mason Halter - did not meet all their academic requirements as graduate students. Alabama coach Nick Saban was strongly opposed to the legislation. Originally, SEC bylaw 14.1.15.3 (b) stated: "The student-athlete must earn all possible April points applicable for each term of enrollment". Read More

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Blue Jays' lefty Francisco Liriano strikes out seven in triple-A rehab start

Stroman is looking for his third straight win while he now owns a 5-2 record to go alongside a 3.30 ERA. But for all the theatrics, Toronto's lead wasn't a healthy one. Liriano, who had a rehabilitation start for Buffalo Saturday, is scheduled to start for the Jays on Friday. He has never hit under 24 home runs in a full season and owns a.537 career slugging percentage. Read More

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President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington

The remarks of Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman James Dunford, who stood with the president, were also appropriately distinguished and moving. Mr. Trump concluded by thanking the "unknown soldiers". Trump, along with Vice President Mike Pence, who was also at the service, visited Section 60 , where the military members who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11 are buried chatting and shaking hands with the families of the fallen . Read More

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100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

100 firefighters battle blaze in LA canyon

Five homes were evacuated when the fire started, but there have been no reports of damages. The flames spread to nearby brush, and now that brush fire is expected to be 50 to 60 acres. There is no containment. - A massive three-alarm fire is burning on the northeast side of Black Canyon City on Sunday morning. The Brentwood neighborhood near the fire is dense with estates belonging to major Hollywood players. Read More

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Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

The Texas House already approved HB3859 by a 93-49 vote earlier this month . "Five other states have passed similar laws protecting faith-based adoption organizations that refuse to place children with gay parents or other households on religious grounds - but Texas' rule would extend to state-funded agencies". Read More

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