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    Garza to Milwaukee

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Free agent pitcher Matt Garza and the Milwaukee Brewers have reached agreement on a four-year contract. Brewers’ owner Mark Attanasio says the contract still has to go through “final approval.” The 30-year-old righty went 10-6 with a 3.82 earned run average last season for the Cubs and Rangers. Garza would join...

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    Wawrinka beats Nadal

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Stan Wawrinka earned his first Grand Slam title and prevented the world’s top-ranked player from earning his 14th major. Wawrinka had never beaten Rafael Nadal in 12 previous meetings before taking a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 win over the Spaniard to win the Australian Open. Wawrinka is the first man...

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    Stallings rallies to win Farmers

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Scott Stallings earned his third PGA victory by rallying to capture the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, finishing one stroke ahead of five others. Stallings capped a 4-under-par 68 with a birdie on the par-5 18th hole for a 9-under total. K.J. Choi, Jason Day, Graham DeLaet, Pat Perez...

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    U.S. names team

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Sports • 0 Comments

    UNDATED (AP) — The U.S. alpine ski team for the Olympics has been named, and there were no surprises. Teenager Mikaela Shiffrin was on the list and, of course, Lindsey Vonn was not. Five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller made his fifth squad, while 2006 Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety and Julia Mancuso also earned...

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    Death notice: Sandra Zinschlag

    by  • January 27, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Sandra Sue Zinschlag, 79, of Centralia, passed away Sunday evening, January 26, 2014 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. Funeral Arrangements are entrusted to the Moran Queen~Boggs Funeral Home where friends are invited to call 532-7321 for further information. Online memorial condolences may be sent to Ms. Zinschlag’s's family at moranfuneralhome.net.    

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    Obit: W. Russell Withers, Jr.

    by  • January 26, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    MT. VERNON — W. Russell Withers, Jr., 77, of Mt. Vernon, died Friday, January 24, 2014, in Mt. Vernon. He was born December 10, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., the son of W.R. Withers, Sr., and Ruth H. Withers. Mr. Withers is survived by his daughter, Dana R. Withers, of Mt. Vernon; step-son David...

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