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Veteran Umpire Ángel Hernández Retires Following Unsuccessful Discrimination Suit Against MLB

Veteran Umpire Ángel Hernández Retires Following Unsuccessful Discrimination Suit Against MLB

Ángel Hernández, a longtime umpire who sued Major League Baseball unsuccessfully for racial discrimination, is retiring effective immediately. The 62-year-old Hernández was frequently mocked by players, coaches, and spectators over his more than three-decade tenure for missing calls and being quickly ejected, sometimes in highly publicized circumstances. In a statement released by MLB on Monday...

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Teenager Miraculously Survives 400-Foot Plunge in Washington Canyon

Teenager Miraculously Survives 400-Foot Plunge in Washington Canyon

Over Memorial Day weekend, a teenager in Washington State fell around 400 feet down the edge of a canyon, sustaining just minor injuries, according to investigators. The 19-year-old man who went missing on Saturday was trying to hike under the High Steel Bridge, according to Matthew Welander, the fire chief for West Mason, who spoke...

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What Massachusetts Tenants Should Know About Rent Increases in 2024

What Massachusetts Tenants Should Know About Rent Increases in 2024

For any tenant, finding a cozy, reasonably priced place to live is paramount. The constantly shifting rental market in Massachusetts might cause concerns and inquiries, particularly with regard to rent hikes. This manual is meant to give you power! Knowing your rights about rent increases is essential, regardless of how long you’ve been a tenant...

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Closure for Family: Day Care Operator Jailed for Infant's Coma

Closure for Family: Day Care Operator Jailed for Infant’s Coma

Due to severe injuries that put a 6-month-old infant in a coma, a Minnesota mother and former daycare operator will be imprisoned for a number of years. In October 2023, Michelle Maree Holte, then fifty-nine, entered a guilty plea to one count of first-degree assault. Judge Jay M. Quam of Hennepin County sentenced the defendant...

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Shocking Lightning Incident Results in Deaths of Rancher and 34 Cows

Shocking Lightning Incident Results in Deaths of Rancher and 34 Cows

A Colorado rancher and thirty-four of his cows perished on Saturday in Jackson County due to a lightning strike, which increased the death toll from the destructive storms that ravaged the United States over the Memorial Day weekend. At the conclusion of “branding day,” when community members usually lend a hand to help brand cattle,...

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Housekeeper Shortage in Palm Beach Pushes Salaries to $150,000

Housekeeper Shortage in Palm Beach Pushes Salaries to $150,000

Staffing businesses report that housekeepers in Palm Beach and South Florida are in high demand due to the rising pay of over $150,000 and the increasing frequency of bidding battles between mansion owners. The exodus of wealthy individuals from high-tax jurisdictions like New York to Florida has resulted in a surge in the need for...

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Leclerc Breaks the Curse: Ferrari Star Wins Monaco Grand Prix

Leclerc Breaks the Curse: Ferrari Star Wins Monaco Grand Prix

With a perfect lights-to-flag victory on Sunday, Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won the Monaco Grand Prix and, for the first time in his career, took home one of the most prized Formula 1 trophies. It was a heartfelt victory for Leclerc, who was raised in Monaco and has experienced so much misfortune and error in his...

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Air Travel Surge: 2.95 Million Passengers Screened in U.S. on Single Day

Air Travel Surge: 2.95 Million Passengers Screened in U.S. on Single Day

According to the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA), 2.95 million travelers were inspected on Friday—the most ever for a single day. The start of the American summer travel season, which falls on Memorial Day weekend, corresponds with the record travel. Major American airlines predicted this week that summer travel will reach a record 271 million...

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18 Dead in Central US Tornadoes; Jack Harlow's Kentucky Festival Called Off

18 Dead in Central US Tornadoes; Jack Harlow’s Kentucky Festival Called Off

Storms have continued to strike, taking many lives with them. Following a severe tornado watch, Louisville, Kentucky’s Gazebo Festival was canceled. It is alleged that the horrific onslaught of tornadoes and storms that devastated the central United States claimed at least 18 lives in four states. Severe winds that targeted the Ohio, Tennessee, and mid-Mississippi...