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Five Greenest Cities In The U.S.

What makes a city sustainable and “green” and which U.S. cities are among the highest ranking in this category? Find out which cities in the U.S. are the most sustainable and support an eco-friendly lifestyle.


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Tips for Parents of High School Athletes

No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.


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Moss Has 2 HR’s, Straily Pitches A’s Past Yanks

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Sure, Brandon Moss would like to have more than five hits in his last 40 at-bats. It’s not so bad, though, considering all five have cleared the fences. Moss hit a […]


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JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer   OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Posing as a pizza delivery man, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera surprised longtime Athletics employee Julie Vasconcellos by visiting her in the mail room […]



Woman Sentenced On Benefits Fraud Charges in Maine

(Information in the following story is from: Kennebec Journal, http://www.kjonline.com/ ) AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) _ A woman who once lived in Maine has been sentenced to serve 20 months in prison for illegally obtaining more […]


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Hot and Cold at the XL Center

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Bria Hartley and Breanna Stewart each scored 21 points and Brianna Banks had 18 to lead the No. 2 Connecticut in a 97-25 rout of Oakland on Wednesday night. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis […]


NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees connects on a walk-off home run in the 10th inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Athletics 2-1 in 10 innings. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Blow Lead, Then Walk-Off

Russell Martin led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a homer off Sean Doolittle, and the AL East-leading New
York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.


OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees celebrates after defeating the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 27, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Kuroda Masterful As Yanks Beat A’s

Hiroki Kuroda pitched eight scoreless innings and Andruw Jones hit a solo homer that gave the Yankees their longest win streak of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.


OAKLAND, CA - MAY 25: Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammates including Alex Rodriguez #13 after he hit a two run home run in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 25, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yanks Take Care Of A’s

Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher hit two-run homers to help the New York Yankees win for the seventh straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics 6-3 on Friday night.


Boston Red Sox's Adrian Gonzalez (28) celebrates his solo home run with teammate Kevin Youkilis in the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Boston, Saturday, June 4, 2011. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Sox Top A’s 9-8 In 14 Innings

J.D. Drew singled home Carl Crawford from second with two outs in the 14th inning Saturday, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 9-8 win over the Oakland Athletics after closer Jonathan Papelbon blew a four-run lead in the ninth.