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Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaves abruptly for same job, big raise at LSU

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaves abruptly for same job, big raise at LSU

Odd. Surreal. Weird. Confusing. Those were the terms used by members of the Twins’ traveling party Sunday evening to describe the 90-minute flight to Cleveland, when word leaked out that highly regarded pitching coach Wes Johnson accepted a significant raise to become the new pitching coach at Louisiana State University, multiple sources confirmed to The …

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Living near a busy road can raise risk of premature death by 20 percent

Living near a busy road can raise risk of premature death by 20 percent

NEW YORK — Living near a busy road can increase the risk of premature death by a fifth, according to new research. Scientists from New York University say people exposed to above average levels of air pollution were 20 percent more likely to die over the next 14 years, mainly from cardiovascular disease. The study …

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After Doping Scandal, Figure Skating Will Raise Age Limit to 17

After Doping Scandal, Figure Skating Will Raise Age Limit to 17

Eric Radford, a three-time Olympic medalist from Canada, stepped up to the microphone at a meeting of figure skating’s global governing body on Tuesday, where delegates were preparing to vote to increase the minimum age limit for elite competitors in the sport to 17 over the next three years. “The life of an athlete is …

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