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‘It’s raining needles’: Drug crisis creates pollution threat

Published: Tue, July 18, 2017 @ 12:05 a.m. Associated Press LOWELL, Mass. They hide in weeds along hiking trails and in playground grass. They wash into rivers and float downstream to land on beaches. They pepper baseball dugouts, sidewalks and streets. Syringes left by drug users amid the heroin crisis are turning up everywhere. In Portland, Maine, officials have collected ...

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Marlins' Prado bound for DL with knee sprain

The Miami Marlins lost one of their potential trade chips to injury Monday, as third baseman Martin Prado will be placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a right knee sprain suffered in their 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies, manager Don Mattin… MLB | theScore

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Beyond the Games: Flag Football

When the University at Buffalo abruptly cut four varsity sports from its offerings in April, it left athletes scrambling. Before they head their separate ways, a pair of former Bulls baseball players are spending a final summer together in Glens Falls, helping the Dragons compete in the PGCBL Let’s block ads! (Why?) … Baseball News

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Liriano leaves early, Tigers roar to easy win over Jays

Michael Fulmer is helping the Detroit Tigers enjoy baseball again. One night after the Tigers threw 220 pitches in an ugly loss, Fulmer only needed 101 in his eight innings of Saturday night’s 11-1 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays. “It’s fun to play a game where you are scoring runs on offence and your pitcher is getting quick outs,” ...

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US seeks lower trade deficit in NAFTA renegotiation

The United States on Monday outlined a tough negotiating strategy for revising the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement and for the first time in a US trade deal said it would seek to deter currency manipulation by trading partners. In a much-anticipated document sent to lawmakers ahead of talks expected next month, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the ...

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Jays can't fend off Tigers in extra innings walk-off loss

The Tigers’ top players created a winning rally without doing much of anything. Alex Avila, Justin Upton and Miguel Cabrera drew walks in the 11th inning, the last with the bases loaded, giving Detroit a 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Game Wrap: Detroit Tigers walk-off Toronto Blue Jays with extra-innings walk2:18 “That’s how experience wins games,” Tigers manager ...

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