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Topic - Westport
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Ryusei Hirooka lined a decisive two-run double in the bottom of the fifth inning, Shunpei Takagi hit two solo home runs, and Tokyo beat Chula Vista, Calif., 6-4 on Sunday to win the Little League World Series.
The victory lap around Lamade Stadium never gets old for Japan, nor does the players' ritual of scooping up some souvenir dirt near the mound after another Little League World Series triumph.
Chula Vista's 12-1 victory over Westport, Conn., in the U.S. title game of the Little League World Series on Saturday set up a matchup with Japan, which beat Mexico 3-2 earlier Saturday on Takuma Gomi's leadoff home run in the sixth inning.
Legesse, who lived in Westport, Conn., was with her 2-year-old son when she collapsed at a Chinese restaurant in Hamden on Monday, said her friend, Fatima Sene. She was transported to a hospital where she died and the baby was saved, Sene said.
A behemoth storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and blizzard conditions swept through the Northeast overnight, where more than 650,000 homes and businesses in the densely populated region lost power and New Englanders awoke Saturday to more than 2 feet of snow.
A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday, culminating a spectacular fall from grace for a man who retained support from prominent business and civic leaders even after he was convicted of feeding inside information about board dealings to a billionaire hedge fund owner who was his friend.
The smoky, sweet barbeque aroma wafting across U.S. Interstate 80 in northern Nevada this week is the smell of money for Reno and Sparks hotels and casinos trying to rebound from the lingering sour economy.