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Oct 9th, 2012 - Sports News

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie Wei-Yin Chen outpitched 40-year-old Andy Pettitte (PEHT'-iht), and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 last night to even their AL division series at one game apiece. Game 3 of the best-of-five series will be held at Yankee Stadium on tomorrow night.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Washington Nationals are heading home for the first postseason baseball game in the Nation's Capital since 1933 all tied up at one game apiece with St. Louis. The defending World Series champion Cardinals got two home runs from Carlos Beltran and Allen Craig and Daniel Descalso also went deep in the Cards' 12-4 rout of the Nats yesterday.

CINCINNATI (AP) —The Cincinnati Reds hope to put away the San Francisco Giants to finish their three-game sweep in the other NL Division Series. The Reds send out Homer Bailey, who twirled a no-hitter last month, today in Game 3 against the Giants' 14-game winner Ryan Vogelsong.

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) —The Detroit Tigers can finish off the Oakland Athletics this evening as they take a 2-0 series lead into Game 3 of their AL Division Series. The Tigers go with Anibal Sanchez for the clincher against Brett Anderson of the Athletics.

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Drive-by shooting kills 17-year-old

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old high school basketball player has died following a drive-by shooting in the western Michigan community of Muskegon Heights.

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Utility says it's committed to plant site reuse

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — Officials with Consumers Energy said they're committed to helping find a new use for the site of a coal-fired power plant in western Michigan that's scheduled to close in two ...

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Senate approves 'Pure Michigan' trails legislation

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate has unanimously approved legislation to recognize top-notch trails as "Pure Michigan" trails and to create a mobile app for trail users.

Five bills sent ...

Michigan murderer who escaped scheduled for court

IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan prison in February faces a court hearing Wednesday on escape, carjacking and kidnapping charges.

Michael Elliot is being arrai...

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US durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans incre...

Backers, opponents of Michigan ban react to ruling

DETROIT (AP) — A woman who successfully sued the University of Michigan over racial preferences says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold a state ban on using race in university admissions is...

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3 killed in Afghanistan hospital were American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three American physicians are dead and a U.S. nurse is wounded after an Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital.

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UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy

PARIS (AP) — A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high.

Paris-based UNESCO says 774 mi...

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Semien's slam lifts White Sox over Tigers 6-4

DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Semien's seventh-inning grand slam lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Wednesday night.

Jose Abreu hit another long home run for the White Sox, but it w...

Tigers hang on to beat the White Sox

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Detroit Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Potential Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

LONDON (AP) — Doctors in London researching spinal cord injuries say they've had success using an experimental treatment on four patients now.

They've gotten them to stand and move their legs by ...

Updating Nutrition Labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nutrition facts label on the back of food packages is getting a makeover.

The Food and Drug Administration says knowledge about nutrition has evolved since the early 19...

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