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Anderson Tejeda Hits First Career Home Run from Right Side; Rangers Lose Fourth Straight

You know things are going really wrong when even the most reliable players have a rough night.

Kyle Gibson fought hard through 4 2/3 innings on Saturday night, including 37 pitches in the third inning where he allowed two runs. Nevertheless, he and the bullpen minimized the damage and kept it close to give the Rangers a chance to come back.

In the top of the seventh inning, rookie infielder Anderson Tejeda stepped up to the plate to face Seattle left-handed starter Justus Sheffield and launched a two-out, game-tying home run deep to left field. What’s more is it was Tejeda’s first career home run as a right-handed hitter. He had been exclusively a left-handed hitter throughout his professional career and just began switch-hitting in 2019.

“I wasn’t expecting that, just put it that way,” Woodward said with a smile. “I had talked to a lot of our player development

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It’s an old-growth forest. It’s also home to a Washington school’s first foray into outdoor learning amid COVID-19.

Think of what you see and hear in the woods. Bird song. Spiderwebs. Branches framing the sky.

This particular forest is in Port Townsend. It’s an old-growth plot called the Quimper Lost Wilderness. Many of the trees here are more than 170 years old. 

It’s also the site of a local private school’s new outdoor classroom. No desks, no smartboards. Instead, the school will bring in local botanists, poets and historians to teach students about the land’s first people and its role as a habitat for plants and animals. Says Emily Gohn, the school’s head: Class is in session, rain or shine. 

At a time when thousands of children and their teachers are reinventing school on screens, places like Swan School are experimenting with the polar opposite: bringing school to nature. Gohn and a handful of other Washington school leaders are trying their hand at outdoor schooling, a concept that

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At home and in US, Jamaicans celebrate Kamala Harris’ VP nod

ORANGE HILL, Jamaica (AP) — Residents of this small town in the farming country of northern Jamaica watched elated Wednesday night as Kamala Harris, daughter of one of the many Orange Hill residents who emigrated to the U.S., accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president.

“This is a proud moment for us as knowing that she is family. She’s making history!”‘ said Harris’ cousin Newton Harris, a 29-year-old legal consultant in the office of the Attorney General of Jamaica.

“As long as she remains the faithful servant of those who need her advocacy the most, she’ll go far and history will be kind to her,” said Newton Harris, who was watching the Democratic National Convention online at home.

Economist Donald Harris was raised in Orange Hill and emigrated to the United States, where he married Indian immigrant Shyamala Gopalan and had two daughters. His close relationship with Kamala and her

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Auburn to limit seating capacity for home games

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

Auburn will reduce Jordan-Hare Stadium’s seating capacity to about 20% at the start of the upcoming football season.

Athletic director Allen Greene said the move will lead to ”a shortfall of tens of millions of dollars this year.” He noted that football revenue finances each of Auburn’s 21 sports teams.

Auburn says all general seating tickets for the Sept. 26 opener against Kentucky will be reserved for students. That doesn’t include controlled premium spaces or tickets designated for guests of home or visiting players and coaches.

Auburn will announce ticket allocations for other games later.

Face coverings will be required for all spectators and gameday workers with no tailgating allowed.

Stadium capacity is 87,451, which means attendance will be limited to just over 17,000 fans.

Seattle Seahawks will play at least their first three

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Nursing home cases hit new high; UNC Chapel Hill reverts to online classes

The coronavirus is hitting hard again in nursing homes, with the number of new infections climbing to a weekly high, according to a new report.

Most of the new cases are in Sunbelt states.

Showing again the virus does not discriminate between the old and the young, one of the first major universities to welcome students back on campus, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is reversing course after outbreaks of the coronavirus and going to online classes only.

The experience at UNC could serve as an early warning sign for other campuses around the country as they contemplate reopening classes.

It’s not just classes that are a problem but socializing, President Donald Trump’s top expert said Monday. Dr. Deborah Birx, on Monday said families and friends holding parties are a big cause of outbreaks.

On the national front, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling back the House to

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How to create an A+ space for learning at home

If you’re a parent of one of the estimated 57 million U.S. students returning to elementary, middle or high school, they might be learning from home – at least to start – to help quell the spread of COVID-19.

University and community college students may be in a similar situation.

For many, transitioning from in-class lessons to at-home education could be an overwhelming shift. But to optimize remote (or “virtual”) learning, there are smart tech tools and simple tips to creating an effective setup.

And hey, mom or dad may also be working from home, and so a more efficient and organized household will likely be a happier and productive one.

Here, we look at several helpful suggestions to getting the most out of a student’s school space at home.

Even if you own a laptop, picking up an external monitor isn’t a bad idea to give you a bigger display, and multitask easier, and let you pivot in various ways.
Even if you own a laptop, picking up an external monitor isn’t a bad idea to give you a bigger
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We Asked An Epidemiologist for Some Lysol Alternatives for Disinfecting Your Home

As schools and workplaces around the country make attempts to re-open in the coming months, we’ll all be looking once again for ways to keep our environments For people looking to clean surfaces in their home, a number of Lysol products have been touted as “able to kill the virus” — but what can you buy when you can’t get those ready-to-use virus killing consumer products?

SheKnows spoke with Gwen Murphy, Director of Epidemiology at LetsGetChecked, to get a better understanding of different cleaning options for families as we move into this next stage of the pandemic and the role hygiene and disinfecting plays in keeping everyone safe and healthy.

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What should you clean with?

By now the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named a number of cleaners that kill novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) on surfaces — including recommendations for ready-to-use products (and particularly certain Lysol products) that

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What can parents who work outside the home do about remote schooling?

People who work at grocery stores can't work from home. Here, Anthony Capone, a Vons supervisor in Torrance, greets customers in April. <span class="copyright">(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)</span>
People who work at grocery stores can’t work from home. Here, Anthony Capone, a Vons supervisor in Torrance, greets customers in April. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

With California schools starting up again virtually, many parents are wondering how they can get back — or stay — at work if their kids can’t physically go back to class.

It’s not a one-size-fits-all conundrum. Two-parent households of means might be able to work from home and take turns helping kids navigate distance learning or hire a tutor. A single parent who is an essential worker might find herself with fewer options.

Daniel Alvarez, who works in a food facility, said he isn’t sure how his family is going to manage his two school-age kids’ studies when his wife is finally able to return to her job as a hair stylist.

“What do we do?” Alvarez said recently while waiting in

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‘Find Kristin Smart’ group says it’s serious about buying home next to Paul Flores’ mom

A group of community advocates seeking justice for missing Cal Poly student Kristin Smart is floating the idea of buying an Arroyo Grande home next to the property of Susan Flores.

Flores is the mother of Paul Flores, the last person seen with Smart when the 19-year-old woman went missing after a party in San Luis Obispo in 1996.

Members of the Find Kristin Smart Facebook group started discussing the idea when the home on the 500 block of East Branch Street was listed for sale online. The group had more than 30,000 members as of Monday.

“Ok serious proposal,” group member Pascoe Bowen wrote on Aug. 5. “What if we bought the house for sale next door to (Susan Flores) and turned it into the Kristin Smart memorial museum, and research center for missing people? The house is selling for $700,000, we have over 29,000 members in this group.

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The rise of Jake Paul, the YouTube megastar whose home was raided by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation

Jake Paul.
Jake Paul.

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  • Jake Paul is a 23-year-old YouTube star who got his start on video-sharing app Vine.

  • The former Disney Channel actor has nearly 20 million subscribers on YouTube, where he posts vlogs and pranks.

  • Paul appeared to marry fellow YouTuber Tana Mongeau in 2019, but it was later revealed that the marriage was fake. 

  • The FBI raided Paul’s Calabasas, California mansion on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into unspecified “criminal acts” regarding Paul’s May visit to a Scottsdale, Arizona, mall, an agency spokesperson said. 

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Jake Paul, 23, is one-half of the Paul brothers, two of the most recognizable and controversial YouTube stars. Paul garnered online fame on Vine before even graduating high school, and found early notoriety as a star on Disney Channel. 

Since then, Paul has gained millions of followers across social

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