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Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Cubs hire former Rays chief Maddon as manager
Cubs President Theo Epstein says Joe Maddon may be “as well suited as anyone in the industry to manage the challenges that lie ahead” for the Cubs.

CHICAGO – Joe Maddon was hired as manager of the Chicago Cubs on Friday, hours after the team fired Rick Renteria.

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Fear and loathing in political campaigns

Paula Dockery Just when it seemed political campaigns couldn’t get any worse, a new tactic or theme emerges to make voters even more disgusted. It’s hard to believe that’s possible this year, when we’ve seen an ungodly number of ads bombard the airwaves, most of which have been negative, misleading or downright nasty.

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