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Hunters harvest over 15K wild turkeys during spring season

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois hunters harvested more than 15,000 wild turkeys during the spring season, up from nearly 13,500 last year. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced the totals Tuesday. The preliminary statewide total of 15,189 turkeys includes the 1,364 birds harvested during the 2019 youth turkey season. Spring turkey hunting was open…read more »


Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs’ lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez’s pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Baez didn’t…read more »

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