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Diamondbacks get the call vs. Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jarrod Dyson watched the ball hit the dirt and bolted for home, an impressive read by the veteran speedster. He saw the play at plate better than some, too. Dyson slid around catcher Francisco Cervelli and signaled that he was safe, but he was only credited with the ...

Quakers tame Lions

SALEM —The Salem baseball team erupted for five first inning runs and cruised to a 10-0 win over Minerva in Eastern Buckeye Conference action Tuesday. The Salem offense gave sophomore pitcher Lane Rhodes more than enough support to earn his first win as a varsity starter. Rhodes now has a ...

Tribe can’t seem to stay healthy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians’ powerful pitching is suddenly problematic. Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings with an injured left leg and Miami quickly jumped on his replacement for three runs as the Marlins beat Cleveland 3-1 for their second road win Tuesday night. Carrasco, ...

Nighttime urination common for men

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband, 79 years old, is getting up five or six times at night to urinate. The urgent care doctor said he doesn’t have an infection but doesn’t know what’s going on. He is taking Flomax, but that doesn’t seem to be helping. Who should he see? — E.L.O. ANSWER: ...

True friendships often go the distance

Dear Annie: I’m in a really bittersweet situation. I hit it off with a friend who happens to live quite far away. The time we’ve spent hanging out has been awesome, and I’m beyond thankful to have them in my life. But I’m frustrated by the distance. I’m not scared we’ll drift apart, ...

HOROSCOPE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019 Pluto Reverse Psychology You have it all right now. Don’t laugh! It probably wasn’t your first thought of the day, and maybe you can think of a few things you lack. Still, what if you believed? Try it. Look around and tell yourself, “I really do have it ...

Acupuncturist stuck with dinner bill—twice

DEAR ABBY: I am a licensed acupuncturist. One of my patients (also male) asked me to dinner, and since he seemed like a decent guy, I decided to go. After we finished and the $60 bill arrived, he told me he had forgotten his wallet and I needed to pay, which I did. After dinner he took me back ...

Save money, health

Dear Heloise: My husband and I decided to economize this year, and one way we will be saving money is to “BROWN-BAG IT” to work instead of eating out. When I prepare dinner, I make a little extra so we can put the leftovers in plastic containers and microwave them for lunch the next day. ...

Justice Kavanaugh and GMU snowflakes

George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School hired Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh to co-teach a course this summer called Creation of the Constitution. The course will be held 3,668 miles away, in Runnymede, England, where the Magna Carta was sealed 800 years ago. Some ...

The American justice system is unfair

We in America have lost faith. Not only is there a decline of religious faith in the United States; there is also a lack of confidence in the institutions that made this country a worldwide superpower, respected by all. I’m most worried about the lack of faith in our justice system. ...

What will voters be looking for?

We Americans have a predictable reaction when a president in his performance or his conduct disappoints us: We almost always go looking for a successor presidential candidate who, we think, possesses the very qualities of character and talent we unhappily learned were missing in the president ...

Trump walking a lonely path

WASHINGTON -- Good Friday provided the language for a week that began with the terrible fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and ended with the long-awaited Mueller report: Jesus' final words before perishing on the cross: "It is finished!" The fires have been extinguished and the great cathedral's ...

Mueller report offers little in black and white

Maybe you haven’t noticed, but we live in a time when everything is supposed to be black and white. The weird, incestuous relationship between the media and the political parties incentivizes combatants to take positions on the 1-yard lines, if not in the end zones. But what if — and bear ...

They have only just begun

Objectivity, like Elvis, long ago left the building in Washington and so the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is being read and interpreted through mostly biased eyes. Democrats, who had counted on Mueller to prove that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, were initially as ...

ACROSS OUR STATE & NATION

Cleveland airport seeks FBI help for info screen woes CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s main airport has asked the FBI for help in determining why system problems have led to its flight and baggage claim information screens going blank. WEWS-TV reports the FBI confirmed Tuesday it had been ...

Why Trump keeps winning on immigration

President Donald Trump’s proposal for sending illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities is supported by 46% of voters nationwide, according to a ScottRasmussen.com national survey. Fifty-four percent are opposed. Despite this tepid support, raising the issue is likely to benefit the ...

Tiger Woods is back. Told you so

From 1997 to 2008, Tiger Woods dominated the world of golf, winning an extraordinarily high percentage of the tournaments he entered. Woods’ illustrious golf career included wins in 14 majors, just four short of tying Jack Nicklaus’ all-time record. Then came the revelation and scandal ...

Why Trump keeps winning on immigration

President Donald Trump’s proposal for sending illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities is supported by 46% of voters nationwide, according to a ScottRasmussen.com national survey. Fifty-four percent are opposed. Despite this tepid support, raising the issue is likely to benefit the ...

Tiger Woods is back. Told you so

From 1997 to 2008, Tiger Woods dominated the world of golf, winning an extraordinarily high percentage of the tournaments he entered. Woods’ illustrious golf career included wins in 14 majors, just four short of tying Jack Nicklaus’ all-time record. Then came the revelation and scandal ...

HOROSCOPE

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY BY HOLIDAY MATHIS TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2019 The Moon of Mind Your Own Business While it’s not fair to compare your own inner world with other people’s outer world, it’s all any human can do, being seated, as we are, at the control center of our own psyche. ...