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Primary results come in from Kentucky

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/30/20, 06:00 pm

It took a week for Kentucky to sort through mail-in ballots from its Democratic Senate primary on June 23. Media outlets on Tuesday projected that former Marine pilot Amy McGrath squeaked out a victory by less than 3 percentage points over state legislator Charles Booker, who had won the endorsements of notable Democrats like U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

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More states require face coverings

by Seth Johnson
Posted 6/30/20, 05:47 pm

All Oregonians must wear masks in indoor public spaces, Gov. Kate Brown said on Monday. Kansas residents must follow a similar requirement starting on Friday, with more details to follow later in the week, Gov. Laura Kelly said. People in Miami who refuse to wear a mask after a first warning can face a $50 fine. Earlier this week in Texas, Vice President Mike Pence said, “Wearing a mask is just a good idea,” adding that it would slow the spread of coronavirus.

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The thorny road back to baseball

Sports | Players and executives make tough decisions about the season ahead
by Sharon Dierberger & Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/30/20, 04:43 pm

After months of coronavirus lockdowns, baseball in July could be good medicine for Americans. But some players are opting not to participate in this year’s shortened season because of the ongoing risks of COVID-19.

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