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Cubs' Anthony Rizzo heads home to offer support after Florida shooting

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is departing spring training for his home in Parkland, Florida, to offer support in the wake of a deadly shooting at his former high school. Rizzo was travelling Thursday, the team said. He had been an early arrival in Arizona, where Chicago’s position players are set to report Monday ahead of the club’s first ...

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Sobeys Cuts Support For Expo Featuring David Stephan

A national grocery chain said on Sunday that it’s no longer a sponsor of a series of “wellness” expositions where a man convicted in the death of his toddler was listed as a featured speaker. Sobeys had been sponsoring the Health and Wellness Expos of Canada, which on Sunday morning listed David Stephan as a speaker at events this month ...

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Report: Signed players likely to appear at free-agent camp to show support

When pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week, things could look strikingly different because of a potential separate camp sponsored by the players’ union involving free agents. It turns out, however, free agents may not be the only ones in attendance if the camp does occur, as a source tells The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal that signed players are ...

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Canadians Support M-103 Recommendations. Why Won't The Government?

Since 2012, Canada has witnessed a surge in anti-Muslim attitudes and incidents, culminating in the Quebec City mosque attack on Jan. 29, 2017, that left six Muslims dead, and 19 injured. Following the attack, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to support Muslims in Canada and asserted, “We will defend you … and we will stand up for you.” M-103, a ...

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Pop Warner doesn't support youth tackle football ban bill

CHICAGO (AP) The Pop Warner youth football program says it doesn’t agree with banning football for young people after legislation was unveiled in Illinois prohibiting tackle football for children under 12. Pop Warner spokesperson Brian Heffron says the organization ”can’t imagine elected officials mandating to parents which sports their children can play.” Illinois state Rep. Carol Sente on Thursday filed ...

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