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Pirates lose series finale to Cardinals

PITTSBURGH — The details were different, but the story was the same.
A day after the Pirates squandered six hitless innings from Mitch Keller in a loss to the Cardinals, they couldn’t capitalize on a dominant 11-strikeout start by Joe Musgrove. Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty baffled the Bucs’ bats with

PITTSBURGH — The details were different, but the story was the same.

A day after the Pirates squandered six hitless innings from Mitch Keller in a loss to the Cardinals, they couldn’t capitalize on a dominant 11-strikeout start by Joe Musgrove. Cardinals ace Jack Flaherty baffled the Bucs’ bats with 11 strikeouts of his own, and left-hander Derek Holland gave up a homer to Yadier Molina in the seventh inning of Pittsburgh’s 2-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park.

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The Pirates entered this series with two quality starts on the year. Steven Brault, Keller and Musgrove

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Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, NJ — Moody’s withdraws P-1 rating on Rutgers University, NJ’s CP Series E in conjunction with SBPA expiration

Rating Action: Moody’s withdraws P-1 rating on Rutgers University, NJ’s CP Series E in conjunction with SBPA expiration

New York, July 31, 2020 — Moody’s Investors Service has withdrawn the P-1 rating on Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey’s (NJ) General Obligation Commercial Paper Series E (Federally Taxable), in conjunction with the expiration of the standby bank purchase agreement (SBPA) associated with this series of commercial paper. We maintain a P-1 rating on General Obligation Commercial Paper Series A (Tax-Exempt), Series B (Tax-Exempt), Series C (Federally Taxable), and Series D (Extendable Tax-Exempt), which are supported by a separate SBPA. We also maintain Aa3 and Aa3/VMIG 1 on approximately $2.1 billion of outstanding debt as well as the Aa3 on proposed approximately $200 million General Obligation Refunding Bonds, 2020 Series S (Federally Taxable), which was assigned on February 24, 2020. The outlook for the long-term underlying debt is stable.

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Is she latest victim of ‘curse’ of beloved TV musical series ‘Glee’?

If you believe in curses then you’ve got to be wondering if there’s a hex on the beloved TV musical series “Glee,” staggered over the years by untimely deaths of its cast and crew. Now comes the latest tragedy: the presumed drowning of Naya Rivera.

Investigators continued their search and recovery efforts for Rivera, 33, best known as the snarky Santana Lopez on the show, Thursday at a reservoir 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles in the Los Padres National Forest by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

Rivera disappeared in the waters of Lake Piru on Wednesday after she and her 4-year-old son, Josey Dorsey, rented a pontoon boat at the popular recreational destination, said Capt. Eric Buschow, a spokesman for the sheriff’s office. Authorities also said Rivera had been to the lake in the past.

Naya Rivera and son Josey Hollis Dorsey at the premiere of “The Lego Movie

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