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Alex Rodriguez hits home run No. 600 PDF Print E-mail
Written by RONALD BLUM   
Friday, 06 August 2010
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez became the youngest player to hit 600 home runs and did it with style, driving a pitch into Yankee Stadium's Monument Park in center field exactly three years to the day after his 500th homer.

A-Rod reached the milestone Wednesday, Aug. 4 after a 12-game drought with a first-inning homer off Toronto's Shaun Marcum. Rodriguez connected with a 2-0 pitch over the middle of the plate for his 17th home run of the season, giving the Yankees a 2-0 lead on a sweltering summer afternoon.

Heat visit Celtics in NBA opener, LA on Christmas PDF Print E-mail
Written by BRIAN MAHONEY   
Friday, 06 August 2010
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA will open its season with a battle of Big Threes, then offer up the new-look Miami Heat against Kobe Bryant and the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers on Christmas Day.

The Heat will debut their All-Star trio of Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh at Boston on Oct. 26 against the defending Eastern Conference champion Celtics, who are led by their veteran group of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen.

Oppose the royalty tax on radio music PDF Print E-mail
Written by ROY M. EAVINS II   
Friday, 06 August 2010
Obviously, for the past several years, music technology has advanced and listeners are choosing digital downloads over albums.  The record industry has opted to remain stagnant by not moving forward in this digital advancement, thus costing them millions of dollars in lost revenue.

Now, after realizing their blunder, they are searching for someone to foot the bill for their mistake.  Radio looks like the perfect “fall guy.” 
THE GANTT REPORT: Don’t take the black vote for granted PDF Print E-mail
Written by LUCIUS GANTT   
Friday, 06 August 2010
lucius-gantt_web.jpgFlorida candidates seeking election to statewide or federal offices could benefit from watching the Jeff Greene campaign.

Greene, who is running for the U.S. Senate, last month garnered a surprising endorsement from a prominent Liberty City neighborhood organization.

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