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    Farmer, Tigers beat White Sox 4-3 for doubleheader split

    Buck Farmer struck out a career-high 11 in his first major league win, and the Detroit Tigers edged the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday for a split of their doubleheader. Farmer allowed three hits and walked two in 6 1/3 innings in his first appearance with the Tigers...
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    Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and U.S. lawmaker, dead at 85

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85. Bunning’s death Friday was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when...
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    Gregg Allman, Southern rock trailblazer who led Allman Brothers Band, dies at 69

    Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel The Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69. Allman died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home near Savannah, Georgia,...
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    Why hours for the Puente Hills preserve may be reduced

    NORTH WHITTIER >> With new, shorter hours in place at Hellman Park, the board that manages the Puente Hills preserve is looking to do the same at its five other trail heads. The board members Thursday directed staff of the Puente Hills Habitat Authority to bring back at its...
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    Kasich joining economic development trip to Japan

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) will join a delegation of state officials and business leaders for an economic development trip to Japan. The group leaves Wednesday on the four-day trip. A spokeswoman for the Republican governor says Kasich was invited by officials from the state’s privatized economic development office,...
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    New insulin pump spells more freedom for diabetics

    Sitting on the bleachers at Peninsula High School, a lacrosse helmet and stick beside him, Scott Phillips glances at fingers scarred from nearly six years of daily blood sugar tests. Phillips was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 12 years old, and the day-to-day ordeal of managing Type 1...
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    As Trump wavers on climate deal, what does it mean for Earth?

    WASHINGTON — Earth is likely to reach more dangerous levels of warming even sooner if the U.S. retreats from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists said. That’s because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said...
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    Star Wars fans celebrate literacy and love for franchise at Victoria Gardens

    RANCHO CUCAMONGA >> Thousands of Star Wars fans came to the annual Star Wars Reads event at Victoria Gardens on Saturday to meet their favorite characters and get excited about books. This year’s 10th annual celebration began with a parade down Main Street at Victoria Gardens, from Kew Avenue...
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    Mother and son walk at Butte College graduation

    Butte Valley >> When Zach Bennett graduated on Friday from Butte College, his mother Lisa wasn’t in the bleachers, applauding her son. She was sitting right beside him, ready to get her diploma too. Earlier in the week, the mother and son from Paradise talked about graduating together from...