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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:25:29 GMT
Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican who served in both houses of Congress, including nearly eight years as the Senate minority whip, and who led a 1968 filibuster that blocked President Lyndon B. Johnson's nomination of Abe Fortas as chief justice, died April 16 at his home in Traverse City, Michigan. He was 91. Griffin was elected to five terms in the House of Representatives before he was appointed to a vacant Senate seat in 1966 by Michigan's Republican governor, George Romney.
Strange: Vols sppreciate students at practice
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:22:06 GMT
UT freshman, Anna Grace, takes a selfie with Tennessee coach Butch Jones during TennesseeA a a s student appreciation day practice on Saturday, April 18 2015 at Neyland Stadium. The pass left the quarterback's hand Saturday at Neyland Stadium and wobbled comically before falling far short of its target.
La Vergne sex offender sentenced to 25 years for trying to lure girl
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:21:02 GMT
A convicted Tennessee sex offender accused of trying to lure an Illinois teenager into a sexual relationship has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. The News-Gazette reports that a federal judge in Springfield sentenced Joseph Cain Harrison on Friday.
Gamecocks rebound with a cricitala victory, series win over No. 5 Vanderbilt
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 23:20:13 GMT
Even amid the worst of it, on a dank Thursday night in a near-empty Carolina Stadium when Vanderbilt seemed to be piling on runs at will, Chad Holbrook sensed that something was about to change. “As bad as that moment felt,” said South Carolina's head baseball coach, “I got an indication our team was going to band together.” How else to explain the next 48 hours, when a USC squad which seemed to be playing its way out of the NCAA Tournament turned things around against perhaps the best team on its schedule? Friday night, it was Jack Wynkoop's gem of a complete game which ended a five-game slide.