Monday, June 18, 2018

Adv22 For release Tuesday, April 22

1970: Millions of Americans concerned about the environment observed the first "Earth Day."

1994: Richard M. Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, died at a New York hospital four days after suffering a stroke; he was 81.

2004: Army Ranger Pat Tillman, who'd traded in a multi-million-dollar NFL contract to serve in Afghanistan, was killed by friendly fire; he was 27.

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Pinellas protesters: Stop separating families at the border

Pinellas protesters: Stop separating families at the border

Protests were held on both ends of Pinellas County on Monday in opposition to the Trump administrationís policy of separating children from their parents as they seek asylum at the U.S. border."Children are not pawns," "No kids in cages" and "I would...
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XXXTentacion, controversial Florida rapper and singer, shot dead at 20

XXXTentacion, controversial Florida rapper and singer, shot dead at 20

The last words posted to XXXTentacion's Instagram Stories on Monday afternoon: "planning a charity event for this weekend Florida!"Whatever it was, it would have been huge. The 20-year-old singer-rapper was among the biggest — and most controve...
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 19

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 19

James After 5: The museum is open from 5 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday, featuring $5 admission. Tonight, former Tampa Bay Times movie critic Steve Persall will introduce a screening of Stagecoach (1939). 5 p.m., James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art, 15...
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Deadly Sunday for swimmers in bay area waters

Deadly Sunday for swimmers in bay area waters

Two people drowned and another suffered life-threatening injuries in the waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday.Investigators said all three cases appear to be accidents, but the incidents stand as a reminder that summer, with vacation ...
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AP Top News at 10:35 p.m. EDT

AP Top News at 10:35 p.m. EDT
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Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

President Donald Trump is defending his administration's border-protection policies in the face of rising national outrage
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Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

Upping ante, Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports

President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the nations move closer to a potential trade war
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Dodgers LHP Kershaw eyes return after throwing sim game

Dodgers LHP Kershaw eyes return after throwing sim game

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw eyes return after throwing simulated game
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Hicks' HR helps Yanks top Nats 4-2 for split on odd day

Hicks' HR helps Yanks top Nats 4-2 for split on odd day

Aaron Hicks' go-ahead two-run homer sparked chants of "Let's go, Yankees!" on the road and helped New York beat Washington 4-2 in the second game of an unusual semi-doubleheader
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Sports on TV/radio for Tuesday, June 19

TODAYBaseballOrioles at Nationals7 p.m.MLBRays at Astros8 p.m.Fox Sun; 620-AMMarlins at Giants10 p.m.FSFDiamondbacks at Angels10 p.m.ESPNCollege baseball, World SeriesFlorida vs. Texas2 p.m.ESPNTexas Tech vs. Arkansas7 p.m.ESPNGolfPGA Professionals c...
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