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Thursday Bird Droppings: Where the Orioles have the day off again

1 hour ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is not an Oriole. He did throw out the first pitch last night. | Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Orioles just had an off day on Monday and theyve...
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Overlooked No More: Florence Merriam Bailey, Who Defined Modern Bird-Watching

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Her pioneering approach involved quietly examining birds in their natural habitat, rather than shooting them, as people had previously done.
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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - We're at the height of summer, and there's plenty to do outside if you're Working for the Weekend. Here are some of the best bets for your weekend...
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Seattle Storm Defeat Minnesota Lynx 90-70

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Natasha Howard scored a career-high 33 points, Sami Whitcomb made five of Seattle's 12 3-pointers and the Storm closed the game on a 10-0 run to beat the...
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Orioles offense explodes late in 9-2 victory

8 hours ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore   |   5 articles

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Aaron Brooks and Gabriel Ynoa kept the Orioles in the game, and Baltimores offense took advantage with eight runs in the final two innings. Trey...
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Lino Lakes Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Protected Swans

Lino Lakes Man Pleads Guilty To Killing Protected Swans

16 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Lino Lakes man was sentenced to 90 days in jail Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to killing two federally protected trumpeter swans. Anoka County prosecutors...
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Could A24's ‘The Farewell' Be This Summer's Biggest Indie Success Story?

18 hours ago   |   Fortune

Audiences turned out in record numbers this past weekend to greet A24's The Farewell , setting it up as the kind of specialty box-office success story that's been in...
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Sea level rise requires extra management to maintain salt marshes

21 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Salt marshes are important habitats for fish and birds and protect coasts under sea level rise against stronger wave attacks. However, marshes themselves are much more...
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What a vulture! Thief swipes Sammy the bald eagle from Long Island bird sanctuary

22 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

How unpatriotic! A thief broke into a Long Island bird sanctuary and swiped a beloved bald eagle with a clipped wing, officials said Wednesday. The thief crept into the Quogue...
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Giant Cornstalk, Goat Booth Are Among State Fair's New Attractions

23 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota State fair announced the new attractions visitors will be able to take in this year. One of the most Instagram-friendly may be the Minnesota Corn...
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Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death

Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death

The teen's parents said Wednesday that they were grateful for the verdict, even though it would not bring back their son. Read more ...

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!' during attack

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!' during attack

The suspected arsonist behind the blaze that killed at least 23 people and left scores injured at an animation studio in Japan yelled “You die!” when he burst inside and doused... Read more ...

British Open 2019: Rory McIlroy starts with disastrous quadruple-bogey eight

British Open 2019: Rory McIlroy starts with disastrous quadruple-bogey eight

He was met with a raucous reception on the first tee, but Rory McIlroy endured an opening-hole meltdown at Royal Portrush. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar...

Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar at rally in North Carolina

Supporters of President Donald Trump chanted "SEND HER BACK!" at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, in reference to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. The chants came as Trump... Read more ...

Betting ban: Former Liverpool ace Daniel Sturridge suspended for 2 weeks for...

Betting ban: Former Liverpool ace Daniel Sturridge suspended for 2 weeks for ‘inside information'

Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been slapped with a two-week ban from playing football and handed a $94,000 fine for breaching FA betting regulations. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...