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August 24, 2018 - 11:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) _ Jay Bruce hit a two-run homer in his return from a long stint on the disabled list, Jason Vargas tossed six stellar innings and the New York Mets beat Washington 3-0 on Friday night to hand the Nationals their second consecutive shutout. Wilmer Flores had an early RBI single and the...
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August 24, 2018 - 11:36 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Perez had a two-run double in the second, and a two-run single in Tampa Bay's five-run third. His four RBIs matched his...
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Matt Dwyer
August 24, 2018 - 7:51 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- A Bristol man appeared in court today, on charges connected to a drug overdose death. Matthew Fazzino went before a judge in Bristol Superior Court. He is charged with manslaughter and drug dealing in a fatal overdose that took place in May in Plymouth. Fazzino was taken into custody...
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Matt Dwyer
August 24, 2018 - 7:28 pm
DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man accused of recruiting young intellectually disabled and mentally ill men into a sex trafficking ring was sentenced to 4 ½-years in prison Friday after pleading guilty. The News-Times in Danbury reports that 52-year-old Robert King, of Danbury, accepted a...
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AP
August 24, 2018 - 8:51 am
New rules unveiled by the IRS undermine some states' attempts to help residents keep a version of a popular federal income tax deduction. Last year's Republican tax overhaul put a $10,000 cap on deductions for state and local income taxes, which could affect some high-earners in high-tax states.
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