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UCLA Wins Baseball Crown

UCLA Wins Baseball Crown

UCLA is the winner of this year’s College World Series.  Eric Filia drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Bruins to an 8-0 rout of Mississippi State at TD Ameritrade Park.  It gave UCLA a sweep of the best-of-three championship series and the first baseball national championship in school history.  The Bruins have an NCAA-record 109 national titles in all.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

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