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Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident

May. 26, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were killed in a two-vehicle accident. Lee County Coroner Bill Harris says in a statement that Rod Bramblett died Saturday night at UAB Hospital in Birmingham from a head injury. He was...

Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

May. 26, 2019 8:37 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Prem Tinsulanonda, who as an army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace was one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades, died Sunday at age 98. His death in a Bangkok hospital was announced by the government's Public Relations Department. Never...

Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid

May. 26, 2019 2:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh has seemingly done it all in his short major league career. The rookie has hit and pitched, and now added his first RBI and game-ending hit to his accomplishments. Walsh's pinch-single to left field in the ninth inning landed between two Rangers to score Kole Calhoun as...

Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald Nehring dies at 71

May. 25, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Utah Supreme Court Justice Ronald E. Nehring, one of the court's few members who wasn't a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has died. He was 71. Daughter Jesse Nehring said Saturday her father died Friday of complications from radiation treatment he...

Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64

May. 25, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He was 64. Fraley died early Saturday after a two-year battle with cancer, the newspaper reported. After covering the Braves for the Atlanta Constitution-Journal, Fraley joined the...

Anderson 400 Green Business Park seeking out a major company

May. 25, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

PRINCETON, Iowa (AP) — From atop one of the highest points of the Anderson 400 near here, Marijo Anderson not only can see the entire Mississippi River valley but has a clear vision of the family farm's future as a business park. After a rigorous process that began nearly three years ago, the Anderson 400...

Sheriff overseeing troubled Ohio county jail to resign

May. 25, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A sheriff who oversees a troubled county jail in Cleveland says he plans to resign this summer for personal reasons. Clifford Pinkney became Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County's first black sheriff when he was appointed in August 2015. A county spokeswoman says Pinkney's last day will be...

Man retires after 43 years in South Dakota National Guard

May. 25, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — It was a privilege. Brig. Gen. Thomas Croymans didn't speak the phrase. He didn't have to. With a slight flush in his skin, he averts his eyes and wipes at invisible particles on his meeting table in his office. His voice holds steady. "It went quick," Croymans told the Aberdeen...

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest

May. 24, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An American climber who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest, mountaineering officials said. Don Cash became ill at the summit and was treated there by his two...

WWII Code Talker and longtime NM lawmaker dies at 94

May. 24, 2019 9:36 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — John Pinto, a Navajo Code Talker in World War II who became one of the nation's longest serving Native American elected officials as a New Mexico state senator, has died. He was 94. Senate colleague Michael Padilla confirmed Pinto's death in Gallup on Friday after years of suffering...