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Fans Receive Ban From Nationals Park After Exchange With Willson Contreras

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Madeline Coleman Two fans received a five-year ban from Nationals Park after Tuesday night’s incident with Willson Contreras, according to the Chicago Tribune.  During the 10th inning, the Cubs catcher hit a go-ahead sac fly. But as he made his way......

Opposition builds against plan to turn Naval Academy park on Chesapeake Bay into golf course

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Brad Dress A proposal to turn a 150-acre park overlooking the Chesapeake Bay into a U.S. Naval Academy golf course is facing growing pushback from environmentalists and Annapolis residents. Located at the mouth of the Severn River in Maryland’s......

$3.7M Victorian mansion in Brush Park offers modern touches, old-school design

Detriot News
Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here It’s not quite a castle. But with a five-car garage, an award-winning bathroom and even a turret this sprawling 6,700-square-foot home on the market for $3,695,900 in Detroit’s Brush Park neighborhood still feels fit for royalty. The home at 82 Alfred......

Flash floods strand 1,000 people in California’s Death Valley National Park

Reuters
A view shows the monsoonal rain flooded Mud Canyon in Death Valley National Park, California, U.S., August 5, 2022. National Park Service/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 5 (Reuters) – Flash flooding triggered by a near-record downpour on Friday over one of the......

Flash flooding leaves hundreds stranded in Death Valley National Park

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Flash flooding at Death Valley National Park triggered by heavy rainfall on Friday buried cars, forced officials to close all roads in and out the park and stranded about 1,000 people, officials said The park near the California-Nevada state......

8-year-old boy paralyzed in Highland Park parade attack moves to rehab-focused hospital

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here An 8-year-old boy whose spine was severed in the shooting at a parade on July 4 has moved to a rehabilitation-focused hospital after spending nearly a month in a Chicago pediatric intensive care unit. Cooper Roberts’ family said the......

National Park Booking App Leaves Users Feeling Lost in the Woods

New York Times
The public finds the system “very confusing,” said Linda Devlin, executive director of the Allegheny National Forest Visitors Bureau, one of the co-signers of the U.S. Travel letter. “If they want to rent a cabin at Red Bridge on the Allegheny National Forest, they have to go through multiple pages......

Republicans victorious at Nationals Park for second straight year

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Paige Kupas In what they hope to be preview of the November midterms, Republicans shut out Democrats 10-0 in the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park Thursday, led by the efforts of pitcher Rep. Greg Steube (R-Fla.). The......

Bears Host Highland Park Football Team During First Week of Training Camp

Sports Illustrated
Editor’s note: This story contains details of a mass casualty event and gun violence. The Bears had a special group of people on hand for their first day of training camp at PNC Center in Lake Forest, Ill. Chicago invited the Highland Park High School’s football team to the Bears’ first......

Firefighters slow growth of vast Oak Fire near Yosemite National Park

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Firefighters continued to make progress Monday on containing the Oak Fire burning near Yosemite National Park, limiting its growth to just a few hundred acres, CBS San Francisco reports. As of Monday evening local time, Cal Fire said the......

Two dead, five wounded in shooting at Los Angeles park

Reuters
July 24 (Reuters) – Two people were shot dead and five others wounded by gunfire at Los Angeles park on Sunday after shooting broke out at an informal car show in the community of San Pedro, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Paramedics took seven people to area hospitals, and......

Wildfire near Yosemite National Park explodes in size, forces thousands of evacuations

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A destructive wildfire near Yosemite National Park burned out of control through tinder-dry forest on Sunday and had grown into one of California’s biggest blazes of the year, forcing thousands of residents to flee remote mountain communities. Some 2,000......

Wildfire near Yosemite National Park explodes in size, prompting evacuations

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A fast-moving wildfire near Yosemite National Park exploded in size Saturday and prompted evacuations even as firefighters made progress against an earlier blaze that burned to the edge of a grove of giant sequoias. The Oak Fire, which began......

Mom Shames Plus-Size Woman For Wearing “Revealing” Clothes At The Park, She Wonders Whether She Was In The Wrong Here

IA
No one should ever feel pressured to feel insecure and even ashamed of how they look. Sadly, the reality is often different. Body shaming comes in all forms, whether it’s weight bias at work, a nasty critique made on social media, an article documenting celebrity weight gain, or an inappropriate......

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