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    White Sox Game Notes For Thursday @ Minnesota

    * Chicago lost, 2-1, to Kansas City at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday, and finished up its six-game homestand with a mark of 3-3. The White Sox have won six of their last 10 road contests (dating to June 27). * Minnesota beat Cleveland, 3-2, Wednesday at Target Field, taking two of three from the […]

  • Woman Helps Ducklings, Gets Traffic Ticket

    A woman trying to help some baby ducklings is now in trouble with the law. Hallie Bibeau said she was driving in Newfields, New Hampshire last week when she narrowly missed hitting the stranded ducklings. Bibeau said, “I could hear them peeping, and I looked over the right hand side of the road, and I […]

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    White Sox Game Notes For Monday vs. KC

    * Kansas City was blanked, 6-0, in Boston on Sunday, and got swept three straight by the Red Sox over the weekend by a combined score of 13-5 overall. The Royals are just 9-17 (.346) in their last 26 contests – tied for third worst in MLB since June 19. * The White Sox dropped […]

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    ‘Slow and steady’ approach helps woman lose over 100 pounds

    Like so many people, Nicole Durham was tired of being overweight. No one bullied her, and she didn’t have a health scare. She was just sick of looking and feeling bad. When the Colorado woman finally decided it was time to lose weight, she knew she had a long way to go. She needed more […]

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    Dozens of theme park employees arrested in child sex stings

    CLERMONT, Florida (CNN) — Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World. Inside his rented house in a suburban Orlando neighborhood filled with children, he sits in a folding chair in a nearly empty room, wires dangling in the […]

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    Germany wins World Cup

    Never bet against Germany. In a world where so much can change so quickly, perhaps it is reassuring that there is one constant which remains. The nation which had ripped Brazil’s dreams to shreds in the semifinals, won its fourth World Cup after a tense 1-0 victory over Argentina Sunday. Mario Gotze’s strike, seven minutes […]

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    FULL LIST: 2014 Emmy nominations announced

    The 2014 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, and the competition is going to be fierce. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has made some changes to its categories, splitting the outstanding movie or miniseries category into two and increasing the number of nominees allowed in the outstanding comedy and outstanding drama categories to seven, […]


    Wrigley 100 July 8: The 1947 All-Star Game

    Baseball’s All-Star Game was born in Chicago in 1933, but the first contest was held on the South Side. The Midsummer Classic didn’t come to Wrigley Field for the first time until July 8, 1947 when 41,123 fans saw the American League prevail 2-1. The National League held a 1-0 lead through five innings, thanks […]

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    Competitive eater wins more than just hot dog contest

    Joey “Jaws” Chestnut, reigning king of the world’s most famous hot dog eating contest, may have had an extra boost of confidence Friday. With a hug and kiss, his girlfriend of three years accepted his marriage proposal. On a rainy Independence Day at Brooklyn’s Coney Island, the San Jose, California, resident once again clinched the […]