Thursday, August 20, 2020
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On March 23, 1900, Sen. Benjamin R. “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman of South Carolina, a former S.C. governor as well, took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to defend his state, which had taken the ballot away from Black voters in 1895. He reduced the issue to its simplest terms: “In my State there w…

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The news is filled with reports of President Trump’s “assault” on the U.S. Postal Service. Democrats and some in the media say the president is deliberately slowing mail delivery and crippling the Postal Service so that it cannot handle an anticipated flood of voting by mail in the president…

Thursday, August 13, 2020
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With the NAIA’s July decision to move its fall sports national championships to spring 2021, the Mid-South Conference followed suit this week with its league championships.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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Most of the damages and debris may be gone, but families in Mt. Juliet are still struggling to recover in the aftermath of the March 3 tornado.

Saturday, August 08, 2020
Friday, August 07, 2020
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
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EDMONTON, Alberta — Oliver Ekman-Larsson fired a shot from near the blue line that caromed off one Nashville player’s skate, another’s body and into the net.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Saturday, July 25, 2020
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WASHINGTON — The coronavirus-shortened Major League Baseball season finally started amid the pandemic Thursday night with plenty of unusual elements — zero fans, umpires wearing masks, Washington star Juan Soto sidelined by COVID-19, all Nationals and Yankees kneeling together before the nat…

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Herb Vincent closes his eyes and drifts back a half-century, to his boyhood bedroom in North Little Rock, Arkansas. He’s 9, trying to stay awake deep into the night, the transistor radio tuned to distant KMOX in St. Louis, listening to Cardinals baseball.

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LOS ANGELES — Kike Hernandez slammed a two-run home run in the eighth to complete a four-hit, five-RBI (new career-high) night, tacking on the final insurance runs in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 8-1 win over the San Francisco Giants. Brusdar Graterol finished the game with a scoreless ninth.