ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of heavy rain is saturating the Midwest, creating new flood concerns. (more…) Continue Reading →
THE BURLINGTON BEES WERE BACK HOME IN THE COMMUNITY FIELD “HIVE,” LAST(WED) NITE…BUT WHEN THE WEATHER TURNED, SO DID THEIR FORTUNES…AND THEY LOST TO THE FORT WAYNE TINCAPS 6 TO 5.
THE TWO TEAMS WILL PLAY EACH OTHER AGAIN THIS(THUR) MORNING AT 11:30, AS THE BEES CONTINUE THEIR 9-GAME HOMESTAND…AND THE NEXT GAME TO BE BROADCAST WILL BE TOMORROW(FRI) NITE AT 6:30. SATURDAY, LAKE COUNTY COMES TO TOWN.
IN COLLEGE BASEBALL…
SCC 3, HEARTLAND 1
IN HIGH SCHOOL GOLF…
WINFIELD-MT. UNION BOYS 160, WAPELLO 184
WAPELLO GIRLS 196, WINFIELD-MT. UNION 231 Continue Reading →
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has approved a refined gambling expansion plan adding five new casinos including one in Chicago. (more…) Continue Reading →
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Senate has approved a measure that would require people convicted of certain aggravated misdemeanors to submit DNA samples for a federal databank. (more…) Continue Reading →
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syria’s state television says President Bashar Assad has made a rare public appearance, visiting a Damascus power station on May Day the day after a powerful bomb hit the capital. Today’s broadcast showed brief clips of Assad speaking to workers at what it said was the Umayyad Electrical Station in the Tishrin Park district. At least 14 people were killed in the blast. It was the second attack in the heart of the capital, Assad’s seat of power, in two days. The television showed Assad, looking confident and wearing a dark business suit, shaking hands with workers. Continue Reading →
DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler says its sales rose 11 percent last month, a sign that Americans continue to buy cars and trucks despite economic uncertainty. (more…) Continue Reading →
WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey shows U.S. companies added the fewest jobs in seven months, indicating that government spending cuts and higher taxes may be weighing on the economy. (more…) Continue Reading →
FORMER RELIEF PITCHER JAKE BOYD MADE SURE HIS FIRST PROFESSIONAL “START” WAS A GOOD ONE LAST(TUE) NITE…ALLOWING JUST ONE HIT AND THROWING FIVE SHUTOUT INNINGS…AS THE BURLINGTON BEES BEAT DAYTON 4 TO NOTHING AT THE DRAGONS HOME FIELD IN OHIO. (more…) Continue Reading →
OTTUMWA, Iowa (AP) — The second murder trial for Seth Techel is scheduled to begin on Aug. 12. (more…) Continue Reading →
THE BURLINGTON BEES LOST TO DAYTON 6 TO 5 LAST(MON) NITE AT FIFTH-THIRD FIELD. THE DRAGONS SCORED EARLY AND OFTEN, THEN HELD OFF THE BEES IN THE 9TH INNING, AS THEY THREATENED TO TIE THE GAME. (more…) Continue Reading →