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  1. Orioles 5, Reds 4

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    Orioles 5, Reds 4

    BALTIMORE — Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings and Nelson Cruz notched his career-high 91st RBI during a four-run first for the Orioles. Baltimore endured two rain delays totaling more two hours and withstood an eighth-inning grand slam by Jay Bruce to notch its seventh win in nine …

  2. Giants 12, Rockies 7

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    Giants 12, Rockies 7

    DENVER — Buster Posey homered, doubled twice and drove in four runs to lead a Giants rally. Posey's solo homer in the sixth keyed a three-run inning.

  3. Obama visiting Estonia to reassure Baltic allies over Russia

    World

    KEFLAVIK, Iceland — With concerns rising about Russia's intervention in Ukraine, President Barack Obama will use a visit to neighboring Estonia today to reassure fretful allies that the United States and Europe are serious about defending them from a newly aggressive Russia.

  4. 2 convicted in 1983 North Carolina murder are freed after DNA tests

    Nation

    LUMBERTON, N.C. — Thirty years after their convictions in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in rural North Carolina, based on confessions that they quickly repudiated and said were coerced, two mentally disabled half-brothers were declared innocent and ordered to be released Tuesday by a Robeson County …

    Henry McCollum soaks in the applause Tuesday at a courtroom in Lumberton, N.C., after a judge overturned his conviction.
  5. Uzi 'too much' for girl who accidentally shot instructor, report says

    Nation

    When the police arrived, the shooting range instructor who was accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi last week was still breathing, lying on the ground and moaning as a colleague tried to stanch the bleeding from a bullet wound to his head, according to a police report released on Tuesday.

    Bush and Rubio to fundraise for candidates in Illinois, Virginia

    Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio continue to fundraise for other candidates....

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    Fox sends out seriously ill-timed 'Sleepy Hollow' release

    A firm's plan to drum up interest in the show’s Sept. 16 digital, Blu-ray and DVD release turned into a PR nightmare for the network....

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    USF wanted to be like UF and FSU

    No "major" football school in America has had a steeper decline in student attendance over the last five years than USF. After I posted that the other day, I heard on Facebook from Michael Sokolove, who way back in 2002 wrote a piece for the New York Times Magazine called Football Is A Sucker's Game. What struck me reading it is how much it's somehow simultaneously dated, prescient and evergreen....

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