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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday vs. San Francisco

    * The Giants took two of three from the Phillies over the weekend, winning their first series since August 1-4 vs. the Mets in the process. San Francisco had 33 hits in its series against Philadelphia – its most in any three-game series this season. * The Cubs beat the Mets, 4-1, yesterday, winning their […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Milwaukee

    * The Brewers lost, 5-1, to the Dodgers at Miller Park yesterday, snapping their three-game winning streak in the process. Dating to July 1, Milwaukee has dropped five consecutive road series, going just 4-10 in those matchups. * The Cubs banged out 13 hits and beat the Rays, 3-2, in 12 innings on Sunday, recording […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Tuesday @ Colorado

    * Cubs rookie Javier Baez will make his major league debut tonight and wear #9. *The Rockies have won 13 of their last 16 home games against the Cubs, tied for the third-best home record by any team against any opponent over the last six seasons (minimum 15 games). * The Cubs have recorded double-digit […]

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    Cubs Game Notes For Monday vs. Colorado

    * The Cubs have won 16 of their last 21 home games against the Rockies, including five of their last seven there against them. These teams will be meeting for the first time this season. * The Rockies have lost six straight and 12 of their last 13 road games. Colorado boasts the best batting […]

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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 […]