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Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday. There is some question about Minoso's age but the Chicago White Sox say he was 90. Minoso played 12 of his 17 seasons in Chicago, hitting .304 with 135 homers and 808 RBIs for the White Sox.

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Updated at 12:10 PM

A possible budgetary decrease for Ashland's mayor and city council and a second reading of a resolution modifying the city's film-production regulations are among several items up for discussion by the council this week. The budgetary...

Updated at 10:36 AM

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.” Carl Rogers My initial encounter with radical acceptance took place when I lay down for the first time on a yoga mat. Our teacher, Mari Gayatri, taught mindfulness...

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Is Jennifer Lawrence feuding with director

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Later today we’re having a dinner party for twenty people. You may wonder what I’m doing blogging at this moment in light of the various preparations needed for an event of that kind. The answer would be “guilt”—because...

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On Thursday night, Avijit Roy, a well-known Bangladeshi American writer and religious skeptic, was surrounded by unidentified assailants armed with cleavers and hacked to death on a street in Dhaka. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, sustained serious wounds...

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Three National Football League franchises have climbed aboard the new stadium carousel, and they all want to get off in Los Angeles.

Posted Mar 1, 2015 at 2:00 AM

The St. Mary's girls basketball team is a roster of 10 with no junior varsity squad below it. The club ventured into the 2014-15 season without the services of last year's top scorers, Emily Alvarez and Lillian Martin, who graduated, and with...

Posted Mar 1, 2015 at 2:00 AM

PORTLAND — For every day of his high school life, Eagle Point senior James McCoy had a constant reminder of what he had yet to achieve.Thanks to his efforts on Saturday, now he’ll have an even better reminder after his name...

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