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Suffolk woman posthumously inducted into Peanut Hall of Fame

SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Peanuts have long been important in this region, and recently a Suffolk woman was honored for her contributions to the city's...

'Miracle' face transplant gives man new lease on life

He took to it like a fish to water, though, and when the emergency tones went off, he would leave his job at his father's...

Bloomington assistant principal skydives with Golden Knights

Davidoff applied for the program after hearing that Rob Moore, director of adult education with Monroe County Community School Corp., jumped with the team in...

Giants bullpen falters in 13-11 loss to Athletics

Javier Lopez (0-2) entered and was saved when Span made a spectacular running catch to rob Phegley of a potential tying extra-base hit. The reprieve...

Oklahoma's congressmen win; 3 GOP state legislators ousted

In the Duncan area, five-term state Rep. Dennis Johnson of Duncan lost to small businessman Marcus McEntire in the GOP primary, while challenger Carol Bush...

Teachers give passing marks to full-day kindergarten

Shelly Silver, 49, is a kindergarten teacher at Howard Elementary School in north Eugene. She says that this year's ... Nathan Vigil-Glover, a 5-year-old kindergartner...

Stanton's 3 hits help Marlins beat Rockies 9-6

ESPNJustin Bour hit a two-run shot for his 11th homer, and Christian Yelich had a two-run single and hiked his average to .319. Miami (36-32)...

Ed Rensi, former McDonald's CEO, calls $15 minimum wage push 'destructive,' 'nonsense'

Former McDonald's CEO Ed Rensi said the nationwide push by fast-food workers to raise the federal minimum hourly wage from $7.25 to $15 is “nonsense”...

D-backs losing streak reaches 6 with 4-0 defeat at Miami

Christian Yelich hit a two-run homer, and Derek Dietrich and Chris Johnson had two-out RBI hits. Giancarlo Stanton went 2 for 3 with a double...

Adam Conley pitches shutout ball, Marlins sweep Arizona 4-0

The Marlins won for the 10th time in 11 games, and climbed three games above .500 for the first time since June 2014. Conley said...

Gomes homers to help Indians beat Mariners 4-1

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Yan Gomes hit his fifth spring homer and drove in three runs, leading a Cleveland Indians split-squad to a 4-1 victory...

Indians right fielder Chisenhall headed to disabled list

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Cleveland Indians starting right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will begin the season on the 15-day disabled list with an injured left wrist.

Suarez homers, Cozart drives in 2 in Reds 7-4 win over Tribe

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Eugenio Suarez hit his second home run and Zack Cozart doubled in two as a Cincinnati Reds split squad beat the...

Cabrera homers but Indians rally to beat White Sox 9-4

Chicago Sun-TimesGOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Melky Cabrera got his first home run of the spring and had a run-scoring double against Carlos Carrasco but the...

Fuld homers and triples to lead Athletics past Reds, 9-4

OutsidePitchMLBBy GARY SCHATZ - Associated Press - Friday, March 11, 2016. GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Sam Fuld hit a three-run homer off Jon Moscot and...

Ramirez has 3 hits as Indians beat Padres 9-4

FOXSports.comBy GARY SCHATZ - Associated Press - Thursday, March 10, 2016. GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Jose Ramirez had three hits, including one of the Cleveland...

Bumgarner allows 1st-inning HR in Giants' 4-3 win over Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner allowed a first-inning home run to Eugenio Suarez in the San Francisco Giants' 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds...

Napoli has two hits in Indians' 4-4 tie with Reds

Medina County GazetteGOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Mike Napoli singled twice and scored in his first exhibition game for the Cleveland Indians, who played to a...

Reds outfielder Jay Bruce is surprise early arrival in camp

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Outfielder Jay Bruce reported to Reds camp on Sunday. It was a surprise that he was two days early - and...

Reds starters begin slowly with injuries, openings

By GARY SCHATZ - Associated Press - Friday, February 19, 2016. GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Already facing a rebuilding year, the Reds' best starting rotation...

JJ Hoover will get chance to fill Reds' closer role

By GARY SCHATZ - Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016. GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - J.J. Hoover will get a chance to fill the Cincinnati...

Ed Lee, San Francisco mayor, wants police to use stun guns instead of firearms

“The last thing you want is to fast-track something like that. You have to look at the entire operation of the S.F. police department,” said...

Ukraine: We destroyed Russian military incursion

“Traders will be anxiously scanning their newsfeeds for any sign of a Russian response over the coming hours,” said Chris Beauchamp, market analyst at IG.

DUNCAN: Looking back at the launch of conservatism

I was at the convention when Rockefeller was booed by many of the delegates. I remember seeing NBC's John Chancellor several times as I walked...

DUNCAN: Goldwater plus 50: Looking back at the launch of conservatism

... the Senate and eight governorships. And Goldwater's disastrous losing campaign laid the foundation for what became the conservative movement of today. John J. Duncan...

DUNCAN: Looking back at the launch of conservatism

I was at the convention when Rockefeller was booed by many of the delegates. I remember seeing NBC's John Chancellor several times as I walked...

LIPIEN: A propaganda-free Voice of America

Some VOA English newsroom reporters, however, are worried. The title of one op-ed penned by a VOA correspondent shouted: “Back off, Congress.” These ... Fast-forward...

PHILLIPS: Is Dave Brat going to be Dave Brat'ed?

OpEdNews If these three groups can defeat the tea party wing of the GOP, then the only question is going to be how fast is government...

Man arrested in killing of Southaven retiree

Moore's body is undergoing an autopsy, although WMC-TV (http://bit.ly/Rv9T91 ) reported that he appeared to have been beaten to death. Investigators believe Walls was trying...

Rep. John Duncan: Benghazi investigation critics protecting Hillary Clinton's ...

Rep. John J. Duncan says the Democratic opposition to the House committee investigation into the Benghazi attacks is fueled in part by their desire to...

Seattle businesses launch $15 minimum wage group

But as Mayor Ed Murray's advisory group finalizes its recommendations on how to increase the minimum wage, businesses - big, medium and small - are...

Incumbents, new faces win races across Louisiana

Rayville Mayor Harry Lewis won re-election over challenger Morgan Moss Jr. with 646 votes to 400 votes, while, in Winnsboro, Mayor Jackie Johnson narrowly won...

Balanced budget convention gains steam as congressman calls for official ...

Rep. Duncan Hunter on Tuesday asked Congress to evaluate whether enough states have officially called for a constitutional convention to propose a balanced budget amendment...

OKC coffee shop expands menu to include alcohol

Duncan's shop at 103 S. Broadway in Edmond uses Prairie Wolf Spirits' Dark coffee liqueur in coffee-based cocktails, as well as serving craft beer and...