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Reds lose to Pirates 8-7 in suspended game

Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton strikes out against Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jason Grilli in the ninth inning to end a baseball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. Pittsburgh won 8-7 in the game that was suspended Monday evening after six innings due to rain. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — No homers, no two-out hits. The Reds were all out of them once the game resumed.

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Pirates beat Reds 8-7 in suspended game

Pittsburgh Pirates' Russell Martin follows through on a hit off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Sam LeCure on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in the seventh inning of a baseball game that was suspended by rain Monday in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — After all those home runs and an overnight delay, it was settled by a single.

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Congress is giving states the transportation blues

This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx speaking to the media and local government officials  about federal transportation funding at the Montgomery County Commissioner's office in Dayton, Ohio. On the road in a tour bus this week, Foxx is urging Congress to quickly approve legislation to pay for highway and transit programs amid warnings that the U.S. government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could threaten to set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.  (AP Photo/Skip Peterson)

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — On the road in a tour bus this week, the U.S. transportation secretary is spreading some bad news: The government’s Highway Trust Fund is nearly broke. If allowed to run dry, that could set back or shut down projects across the country, force widespread layoffs of construction workers and delay needed repairs and improvements.

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This Date In Baseball

1929 — Cleveland’s Earl Averill became the first American League player to hit a home run in his first major league plate appearance. The Indians won the game 5-4 in 11 innings on Carl Lind’s double.

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Blue Jackets say just making playoffs not enough

In this April 8, 2014, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia, defends the goal against the Phoenix Coyotes in an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. The Blue Jackets, playing in the postseason for only the second time in franchise history, open the Stanley Cup playoffs at the Pittsburgh Penguins, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets are hoping they have more moments to remember in this year’s foray into the Stanley Cup playoffs than they had the last time.

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