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Saturday, Jul 04, 2015
Girl, 5, in boat killed by jumping sturgeon along Suwannee
Jaylon Rippy died after being struck by a leaping sturgeon on the Suwannee River in Dixie County. Her mother, Tanya, was also injured, as was her 6-year-old brother. GOFUNDME
State wildlife officials say Jaylon Rippy died after being struck on Thursday night, and her mother and brother were injured. This is the first fatality ever from a sturgeon strike on the Suwannee River.
Tampa Bay Rays first baseman James Loney can't make the catch on an errant throw to first by pitcher Brad Boxberger during the ninth inning. The error allowed New York Yankees Jose Pirela to score the winning run from second base. 
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Happy birthday to Dr. Pat, and a salute to his amazing life

Joe Henderson I know one thing for sure. This column will be incomplete. The life of Gerald “Pat” Patterson can’t be fully captured in the space I have. Saturday is his 90th birthday — born on the Fourth of July, of course. Without trying to insult anyone, the odds are pretty good that he has packed more into his time than most people can even imagine.

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