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    Woman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet

    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. — A Florida woman has been given two years of probation for drowning a 3-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport toilet. Cynthia Anderson, of Edgewater, Florida, was sentenced Thursday in Hall County District Court in Grand Island. She pleaded no contest in May to cruelly neglecting an animal, resulting in its death. A […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Thursday @ Milwaukee

    * The Brewers have gone 29-11 at home against the Cubs since the beginning of the 2011 season – their best home record against any current National League opponent over that span. * The Cubs are coming off a 3-2 victory yesterday against the Rockies, which ended a seven-game stretch in which they allowed at […]

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    Man says he petted zoo cougars after calling ‘Here, kitty’

    DELAWARE, Ohio — An Ohio man who jumped a fence to pet cougars at the Columbus zoo and posted video of it on YouTube says he jokingly said “Here, kitty,” and moved closer when the animals seemed to respond. 35-year-old Joshua Newell of Gahanna pleaded no contest Wednesday to a misdemeanor criminal trespassing charge. He […]

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    White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

    BOSTON  — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over Cleveland. Eaton had a triple, double and […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday @ Boston

    * The Red Sox have won 16 of their last 23 games overall against the White Sox and won the 2014 season series against them, 4-2. These clubs will be meeting for the first time in 2015. * The White Sox have won eight of their last nine road games and are outscoring their opponents […]

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    Florida man wins Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest on 15th try

    KEY WEST, Fla. — A white-bearded Florida man has won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his 15th attempt. Retired air traffic controller Charlie Boice of Palm Beach Gardens prevailed Saturday night at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, a hangout of Ernest Hemingway during his Key West residency in the 1930s. A panel of former contest winners […]

  • CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 26:  Conor Gillaspie #12 of the Chicago White Sox dives for a hit off the bat of Evan Longoria #3 of the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning on April 26, 2013 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

    With Saladino playing well, White Sox trade Gillaspie

    CHICAGO – For three years the White Sox looked to him as a possible long term solution at third base. Acquired from the Giants in a trade in February of 2013, Conor Gillaspie had two-and-a-half seasons to earn the position. It seemed like he might have done that last year when he batted .282 and […]

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    Brookfield Zoo holds naming contest for baby wolves

    BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The four baby Mexican gray wolves who were born at Brookfield Zoo in May got healthy reports during their first medical checkups – and now they just need names. The zoo is hosting a contest on their website where the public can vote on their favorite names for the pups. Voting began today at […]

  • Public gets 1st look at Shedd’s adorable new member

    CHICAGO — On a summer day, there could be worse assignments than inside the Shedd Aquarium sharing some time with a baby. The aquarium’s newest dolphin calf came into the world on June 1. This weekend, the public got their first view up close. The mom’s name is Piquet, she is 27 years old and […]

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    Florida man wins over 1 million miles for hacking United Airlines

    MELBOURNE, Fla. — Want to fly around the world for free? Just outsmart the airline. United Airlines recently awarded one million free frequent flyer miles to two hackers who detected and alerted the company to bugs in its software. That’s equivalent to flying from the U.S. to Europe 33 times. Now Jordan Wiens, a Florida software […]