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On Monday night, Ben Simmons' trainer Chris Johnson posted a series of video clips on Instagram, recorded by @swishcultures, that showed Simmons making three actual perimeter shots in an actual game-type environment. Within an hour, ESPN's SportsCenter tweeted the post, along with a shifty-eye emoji. Twelve hours later, the montage had been viewed more than 1 million times and had generated ...

DETROIT - Tommy Hunter has thrown his last pitch for the Phillies this season and possibly for good. Hunter had surgery Tuesday to repair the flexor tendon in his right arm. Dr. James Andrews performed the season-ending procedure, during which he determined that the ulnar collateral ligament in Hunter's elbow was not damaged, according to manager Gabe Kapler. The Phillies signed Hunter to a ...

LOS ANGELES - Days after a Los Angeles Times report revealed that the LAPD ordered an informant to spy on members of a political group planning protests against President Donald Trump in 2017, Chief Michel Moore said Tuesday that his agency would soon publish findings of an investigation into the matter, while also suggesting the group had engaged in violence in other cities in the past. Moore ...

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VARICK — Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce is praising his officers for showing "considerable restraint and more than considerable courage" in a standoff with a Varick man Wednesday evening.

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On Monday night, Ben Simmons' trainer Chris Johnson posted a series of video clips on Instagram, recorded by @swishcultures, that showed Simmons making three actual perimeter shots in an actual game-type environment. Within an hour, ESPN's SportsCenter tweeted the post, along with a shifty-eye emoji. Twelve hours later, the montage had been viewed more than 1 million times and had generated ...

PITTSBURGH - What the Cardinals' bullpen needed more than the parade of newcomers that have cycled through the clubhouse in the past week was a starter to rise up and give them most of the night off. Enter Dakota Hudson. The Cardinals' rookie starter allowed the first three batters he faced to reach base and all three scored on a three-run homer. And that was it. Hudson found his footing and ...

DETROIT - Tommy Hunter has thrown his last pitch for the Phillies this season and possibly for good. Hunter had surgery Tuesday to repair the flexor tendon in his right arm. Dr. James Andrews performed the season-ending procedure, during which he determined that the ulnar collateral ligament in Hunter's elbow was not damaged, according to manager Gabe Kapler. The Phillies signed Hunter to a ...

It was one year ago Monday that Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sneaked through the back entrance of a Missouri Western State dormitory, evading a line of TV cameras awaiting his arrival. Albeit briefly, he enjoyed a moment of inconspicuousness. Twelve months later, those moments are long gone. Hard to believe they ever existed, really. He's featured on national commercials and plastered on ...

Business and Economy

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

Health Care

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.

According to the Oxford Dictionary, a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” In more straightforward terms, it’s the line you clearly draw so that others know not to cross it. Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships, whether that’s among friends, within the workplace or in a romantic partnership.

Arts & Entertainment

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00p.m., Arts Place Portland Center will present it’s ensembles in concert in the Hall/Moser Theatre. Eastern Breeze Flute, Distant Thunder and the Jay County Community Band will perform. On Monday, May 20th at 7:00p.m., A Choired Taste, the community choir of Arts Place, will be in concert. Both events are free and open to the public.