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Scorching summer has a bright side: Tomato heaven

44 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Tremendous! That is how most gardeners would describe their homegrown tomato crop. This seemingly unending heat has been so good for tomatoes and truth be told, I am just about...
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Braves nearing eight-year contract extension with rookie center fielder Michael Harris II, per reports

Braves nearing eight-year contract extension with rookie center fielder Michael Harris II, per reports

1 hour ago   |   CBS Sports   |   3 articles

Harris would be the latest young Braves player to sign a long-term deal
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Lions HBO 'Hard Knocks' 2022: Best Fan Tweets, Memes from Episode 2

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

If the opening episode of Hard Knocks' portrayal of Detroit Lions training camp was about getting to know head coach Dan Campbell and some of the...
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Highland Park school district accelerating security upgrades after parade shooting

Highland Park school district accelerating security upgrades after parade shooting

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. - The district that serves Highland Park is accelerating security upgrades for its schools in the wake of Fourth of July parade shooting. The work has a...
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Person hit by train in California, Pa

Person hit by train in California, Pa

1 hour ago   |   WTAE

First responders were called to the scene near 1st and Union streets in California, Washington County.
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Jets' Duane Brown believes he still can be effective as he nears age 37

Jets' Duane Brown believes he still can be effective as he nears age 37

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Newly signed Jets offensive tackle Duane Brown believes the criticism surrounding his age is warranted as he steadily approaches his 37th birthday on Aug. 30.
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Back-to-back home runs from Cedric Mullins, Adley Rutschman spark Orioles to 4-2 win over Blue Jays

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

For all his talents, Adley Rutschman's greatest strength might just be his ability to discern balls from strikes, a model of the swing decision-based development plan that...
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Actress reported missing arrested in California after allegedly biting officer

Actress reported missing arrested in California after allegedly biting officer

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

An Australian actress who had been reported missing by her family was actually in custody after being arrested by police in Santa Monica days prior. Last Friday night, Santa...
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Bodycam footage shows fallout of bizarre Lakeview party bus rampage

Bodycam footage shows fallout of bizarre Lakeview party bus rampage

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Police body camera video obtained by WGN News shows the moments following the arrest of a party bus driver in Lakeview. According to police, 45-year-old Gregory...
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Scrapyard owned by Gotti family sued for spewing pollution, toxic waste

Scrapyard owned by Gotti family sued for spewing pollution, toxic waste

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

“Violations of New York state's environmental laws and regulations are serious offenses that not only threaten our natural resources but also put a heavy burden on communities...
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Mayor Tim Keller responds to city council vote on 'Safe Outdoor Spaces'

Mayor Tim Keller responds to city council vote on 'Safe Outdoor Spaces'

"It is incredibly unhelpful for city council to pass safe outdoor space legislation and then waffle mere months later" Read more ...

Sasha Banks shares video of her car being broken into ‘Five minutes in Oakland'

Sasha Banks shares video of her car being broken into ‘Five minutes in Oakland'

Sasha Banks let out her frustrations after her car was broken into in Oakland, Calif., on Tuesday. The pro wrestling and “Mandalorian” star shared a surveillance video on her... Read more ...

Rudy Giuliani set to testify in Georgia election probe

ATLANTA - Rudy Giuliani is scheduled to appear in an Atlanta courthouse to testify before a special grand jury that is investigating attempts by former President Donald Trump... Read more ...

EXPLAINER: Dueling views remain a year after Afghan pullout

WASHINGTON - A year after America's tumultuous and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, assessments of its impact are divided - and largely along partisan lines. Critics slam... Read more ...

‘She-Hulk' Tatiana Maslany puts new spin on life as a superhero

‘She-Hulk' Tatiana Maslany puts new spin on life as a superhero

As She-Hulk ascends into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with this Thursday's nine-episode series starring Tatiana Maslany and Mark Ruffalo, it's a jokey look at superhero... Read more ...

$1.9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year, report says

$1.9 billion stolen in crypto hacks so far this year, report says

A staggering $1.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency was stolen in hacks of various services in the first seven months of 2022. Read more ...

Liberty Guard Sabrina Ionescu's Historic WNBA Season, By the Numbers

Ionescu, the All-Star Liberty guard, had a historic season in her third year that helped propel her team to the playoffs. Read more ...

Read Liz Cheney's Concession Speech as Congresswoman Ousted in Wyoming

"No House seat, no office in this land is more important than the principles that we are all sworn to protect," Cheney said in a powerful speech on Tuesday. Read more ...

Liz Cheney's Loss Is a Defeat for Conservatism

Wyoming is a very conservative state. Forty-six percent of its adults self-identify as conservative, as opposed to moderate or liberal; only Mississippi claims a higher... Read more ...

Cool down with refreshing cucumber soup

Cucumbers and cooked shrimp make a cool and refreshing summer soup. No cooking is needed. The entire soup is made in a food processor or blender and takes about 10 minutes... Read more ...