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A Failure To Sweep

 The Twins missed a chance to take three in a row from Philadelphia. 
Jimmy Rollins knocked in a run during the eighth inning with a fielder’s choice to break a two-all tie and help give the Phillies a 3-2 win over the Twins in Minnesota.  Justin Morneau  knocked in two runs for Minnesota, which is now 6-and-5 this month.  Jared Burton took the loss in relief. 

  The Twins open up a three-game weekend series with the Detroit Tigers tonight at Target Field.  Scott Diamond will take the mound for Minnesota.  He is 4-and-5 with a 5.19 ERA in 11 starts this season.  The Tigers will counter with Rick Porcello, who is 3-and-3 with a 4.86 ERA.

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Republicans may try to impeach Obama

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A top White House adviser says Republicans may try to impeach President Barack Obama over his go-it-alone immigration strategy.

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White House bemoans lawmakers’ delay on border crisis

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White House officials expressed growing alarm that Congress may not approve $3.7B in emergency funds to tackle the child migration crisis.

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Wayne State Registration Still Open

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Students who are thinking of higher education can still register at Wayne State College in Nebraska for the start of classes next month.