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  • Texas Tech pitcher Johnathon Tripp pitches in the eighth inning of a first-round game against Texas in the Big 12 conference NCAA college baseball tournament in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Texas won 8-3. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)

    Texas knocks off Texas Tech 8-3

    Zane Gurwitz had three hits and Ben Johnson and Mark Payton knocked in two runs to help Texas defeat Texas Tech 8-3 in Big 12 tournament play Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.


  • Ohio bill sparks questions over public benefits

    A proposal contained in a midterm budget bill should have a goal of addressing the basic needs of Ohio residents, the human services director for Ohio's poorest county told state lawmakers Wednesday.


  • Ohio's jobless rate dips to 6.1 percent in March

    Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in March to 6.1 percent, its lowest level in six years, according to state job figures released Friday.


  • This booking photo released by the Volusia (Fla.) County Division of Corrections shows Ebony Wilkerson. Wilkerson, accused of driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida, was charged Friday, March 7, 2014, with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse, though she has denied trying to harm anyone, authorities said. (AP Photo/Volusia (Fla.) County Corrections)

    Mom accused of driving into surf goes before judge

    A pregnant South Carolina woman pointed to the ocean, locked the doors and rolled up the windows, telling her three children she was "trying to take them to a better place" as she drove her minivan into the surf, authorities said.


  • This booking photo released by the Volusia (Fla.) County Division of Corrections shows Ebony Wilkerson. Wilkerson, accused of driving a minivan carrying her three young children into the ocean surf off Florida, was charged Friday, March 7, 2014, with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse, though she has denied trying to harm anyone, authorities said. (AP Photo/Volusia (Fla.) County Corrections)

    Kids rescued from surf: 'Mom tried to kill us'

    After she drove her minivan into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean, authorities say a pregnant South Carolina woman tried to call off bystanders hustling to rescue her three screaming children from the water that was rushing in through the windows.


  • Track and field isn't the only sport that has issues

    After the USATF Outdoor Championships in June, Washington Times colleague Dan Daly wondered aloud why Tyson Gay's tremendous 100/200 performances did not seem to muster much interest across the sporting world.


  • Track and field isn't the only sport that has issues

    After the USATF Outdoor Championships in June, Washington Times colleague Dan Daly wondered aloud why Tyson Gay's tremendous 100/200 performances did not seem to muster much interest across the sporting world.


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