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Jim Bunning, Former US Senator and Baseball Hall of Famer, Passes Away

Sen. Jim Bunning. Jim Bunning, a former U.S. senator and baseball Hall of Famer, has died. According to his family, he passed away last night at 11:55 p.m. He had suffered a stroke in October. Bunning was a Hall of Fame baseball pitcher with the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Phillies. He later was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District, and was elected to the U.S. Senate from Kentucky, where he served two terms. Bunning was born in Southgate, Kentucky, the son of Gladys…

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282 pitches! UCLA freshman Rachel Garcia guts out 2 games

282 pitches! UCLA freshman Rachel Garcia guts out 2 games Posted: Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 2:07 PM EDT 2017-05-27 18:07:18 GMT Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Full Story Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Full Story Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 2:07 PM EDT 2017-05-27 18:07:17 GMT As an opioid epidemic tears across the United States, police officers tasked with…

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The Latest: Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters

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The Latest: Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters – CBS46 News Member Center: The Latest: Italian riot police tear gas G-7 protesters Posted: Updated: (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP). US President Donald J. Trump after a group photo on the second day of the G7 Summit at the Hotel San Domenico in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, 27 May 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Pool photo via AP). Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni talks to U.S. President Donald Trump as the pose for a family photo with other G7 leaders and Outreach partners during a G7…

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A Food & Drink Guide to Portland, Oregon

Saturday, 27 May 2017 A Food & Drink Guide to Portland, Oregon If I had to describe my trip to Portland, Oregon in a few words, they would be: coffee, doughnuts, craft beer, ice-cream and food carts. There’s more to Portland’s food scene of course but this happened to be the way I tailored my food discoveries. I was traveling by myself you see and while I don’t mind traveling on my own there is one thing I’m not a big fan of: eating alone. So I didn’t go to…

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Former Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning dies at age 85

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Former Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY) has passed away at age 85, the River City News is reporting. “Heaven got its #1 starter today. Our lives & the nation are better off because of your love & dedication to family,” tweeted David Bunning, the senator’s son and a federal judge …

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Laviolette, Sullivan meet in 1st all-US coaches Cup Final

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Hockey history will be made for American coaches in the Stanley Cup Final. The Cup has been handed out 89 times to the champion of the NHL since 1927. For the first time, two American coaches will face off in the final when the Nashville Predators ‘ Peter Laviolette goes up against the Pittsburgh Penguins ‘ Mike Sullivan. It’s just the seventh time the Cup will be won by a U.S.-born coach. “Having two American coaches lead their team in the Stanley Cup Final highlights the continued growth and evolution…

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Senator Jim Bunning Dies at 85

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Senator Jim Bunning Dies at 85 Sat, 05/27/2017 – 12:18 RCN Newsdesk Former U.S. Senator and National Baseball Hall of Fame member Jim Bunning has died. He was 85. “Heaven got its #1 starter today. Our lives & the nation are better off because of your love & dedication to family,” tweeted David Bunning, the senator’s son and a federal judge for the eastern district of Kentucky. Sen. Jim Bunning’s official portrait Bunning died on Friday night, The River City News has learned. Last October, Bunning suffered a stroke ….

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Rick Robinson: Remembering Jim Bunning (1931-2017)

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Rick Robinson: Remembering Jim Bunning (1931-2017) Sat, 05/27/2017 – 12:35 RCN Newsdesk Increase Text Size Those of us who knew Jim Bunning never expected this day. Jim would always have one more inning in him. One more brushback cutter. One more campaign. One more time telling his infamous Yogi Berra story. One more fatherly lecture on doing better. One more… One more… Jim Bunning’s old Phillies manager Gene Mauch called him two hundred pounds of pride. He was proud that over an eleven-season stretch, he never missed a start. “They…

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Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train

Police identify suspect in double killing on Oregon train Posted: Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 5:58 PM EDT 2017-05-27 21:58:19 GMT As an opioid epidemic tears across the United States, police officers tasked with reversing the effects of overdose in addicts are increasingly at risk of accidentally overdose themselves due to the potency of… More 232a As an opioid epidemic tears across the United States, police officers tasked with reversing the effects of overdose in addicts are increasingly at risk of accidentally overdose themselves due to the potency of synthetic…

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Forecast: Lots of sunshine, low humidity to start Memorial Day weekend

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Rays Tales: The stories behind Corey Dickerson’s ascension 27 minutes ago The Heater By Marc Topkin, Times Staff Writer The 25 pounds DH/LF Corey Dickerson lost during the winter through diet and exercise are considered the primary reason for his ascension to one of the American League’s most productive hitters, going into the weekend leading in hits, multi-hit games and total bases, and ranked in the top five in average, runs and … Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69 57 minutes ago Music & Concerts…

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Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

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Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/John Hanna). Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle, left, R-Wichita, confers with Sens. Julia Lynn, center, R-Olathe, and Ty Masterson, right, R-Andover, during a debate over a bill on banning concealed guns in hospitals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017,… Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 11:16 PM EDT 2017-05-28 03:16:09 GMT President Donald Trump’s proposed budget calls for opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling. More >> President Donald Trump’s proposed budget calls…

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7 people ID’d for threats to NCAA ref after Kentucky loss

7 people ID’d for threats to NCAA ref after Kentucky loss Posted: Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 2:07 PM EDT 2017-05-27 18:07:18 GMT Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Full Story Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. Full Story Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 2:07 PM EDT 2017-05-27 18:07:17 GMT As an opioid epidemic tears across the United States, police officers tasked…

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2 Dead, 1 Injured, After Stabbing In Portland, Ore.

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2 Dead, 1 Injured, After Stabbing In Portland, Ore. Saturday, 27 May 2017 ( 8 hours ago ) The disturbance began when a man started yelling on train, including slurs at two apparently Muslim women. When others tried to intervene, the man stabbed three of them. Police have detained a man who allegedly shouted anti-Muslim slurs at two women before stabbing men who intervened.The Council of American-Islamic Relations… Deutsche Welle Authorites have identified the man who is accused of stabbing two men to death on Friday at a Portland transit…

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Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years

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Pilot’s remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years Posted: Updated: (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Deborah Crosby, right, walks away from her father’s casket after its arrival to the airport Friday, May 26, 2017, in San Diego. Her brothers, Douglas Crosby, left, John Crosby, second from left, and Steven Crosby look on. After… (AP Photo/Gregory Bull). Navy sailors carry the casket of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick Crosby after its arrival to the airport Friday, May 26, 2017, in San Diego. After spending more than half a century on getting her…

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Kaine’s son, 7 others, charged in protest of pro-Trump event – ABC News

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U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine’s youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March rally in support of President Donald Trump . Linwood “Woody” Kaine, of Minneapolis, was charged Friday with one gross misdemeanor count of obstructing the legal process and misdemeanor counts of fleeing on foot and concealing his identity in public. Seven other people were also charged, including two with felonies. A criminal complaint says Kaine and others changed into black clothing during the rally and entered the Capitol. One group member threw a smoke bomb…

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New Dessert Menu at Griddle & Shake, Nottingham*

I was recently invited to Griddle and Shake in Nottingham, to try out their brand new Dessert Menu, and anyone who knows me, knows I love a good dessert. I’ve never been to Griddle and Shake before, so thought it would be the perfect opportunity to see what they have to offer. We made our way over to Fletcher Gate and were warmly greeted when we arrived at Griddle and Shake. We were told to pick where we wanted to sit, which was really nice as you can choose the…

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South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence

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South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence Posted: Updated: (Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office via AP, File). FILE – This photo made available by the Spartanburg, S.C., County Sheriff’s Office shows Todd Kohlhepp of Moore, S.C. Kohlhepp appears in court on Friday, May, 26, 2017. Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 3:04 AM EDT 2017-05-27 07:04:57 GMT Amid reports that the FBI is investigating meetings Trump son-in-law had with Russians, Jared Kushner’s lawyer says he is willing to cooperate with investigators. More >> Amid reports that the FBI is…

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The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial

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The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial – News9.com – Oklahoma City, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports | The Latest: Aviator killed in Vietnam comes home for burial Posted: Updated: (U.S. Navy via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Navy shows Lt. Commander Frederick P. Crosby in his official Navy portrait. Daughter Deborah Crosby has worked for more than half a century on getting her father’s remains recovered from Vietn… Updated: Saturday, May 27 2017 3:04 AM EDT 2017-05-27 07:04:57 GMT Amid reports…

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FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role – Story

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FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role Kushner is Trump’s son-in-law, key aide By: EVAN PEREZ Posted: May 26, 2017 04:45 AM CDT Updated: May 26, 2017 04:45 AM CDT Kushner under FBI scrutiny Calculating or naive? Trump and Russia (CNN) – The FBI’s criminal probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is increasingly touching on the multiple roles of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team. Points of focus that pertain to Kushner include: the Trump campaign’s 2016…

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