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Joey Logano wins NASCAR race at Michigan, his 1st of year

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 4:41pm

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Joey Logano plopped into a seat, getting a much-needed break, when the 26-year-old driver found out he was just a part of history.

Logano pulled away from the pack to win the FireKeepers Casino 400 and was followed by Chase Elliott, 20, and Kyle Larson, 23, the youngest top three in NASCAR Sprint Cup history.

“That’s pretty cool,” he said when informed of the feat Sunday.

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50 dead at gay club in worst mass shooting in US history

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 11:12am

 

ORLANDO, Fla. — It had been an evening of drinking, dancing and drag shows. After hours of revelry, the partygoers crowding the gay nightclub Pulse took their last sips before the place closed.

That’s when authorities say Omar Mateen emerged, carrying an AR-15 and spraying the helpless crowd with bullets. Witnesses said he fired relentlessly – 20 rounds, 40, then 50 and more. In such tight quarters, the bullets could hardly miss. He shot at police. He took hostages.

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