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  • Just a Thought - A country worthy of being blessed by God

    By Rick Kraft

    On the wall behind my desk at home is a print of Abraham Lincoln in the oval office. He is down on one knee by his desk. On the plaque below the print is a quote by him: “It is the duty of nations as well as of men to own their dependance upon the overruling power of God. And to recognize the sublime truth announced in the Holy Scriptures and proved by all history that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.”

  • Editorial Roundup - July 3, 2015

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Dallas Morning News on public servants’ religious beliefs and same-sex couples’ rights (June 30):
    No one should deny government employees’ right to exercise religious freedom in their personal affairs, but there must be no ambiguity regarding their official responsibilities. They are constitutionally bound to uphold rights and provide government services without discrimination.

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  • Isotopes’ McBride earns All-Star nod

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    Albuquerque Isotopes outfielder Matt McBride has been elected by the fans to represent the Pacific Coast League in the 2015 Triple-A All-Star Game to be hosted at Werner Park in Papillion, NE, on Wednesday, July 15.

    McBride has been the Isotopes most potent hitter so far this season, claiming a .347 batting average with 52 runs scored, 26 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs, 41 RBI and 14 walks. His .590 slugging percentage is tops in the PCL, while his .347 batting average ranks second.

  • U.S., Japan to clash again in Cup final

    The Associated Press

    Bring it on.

    That’s how the U.S. women’s soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the opponent in the World Cup final.

    The Americans beat Germany 2-0 on Tuesday to reach the championship game. Japan defeated England 2-1 on a late own goal. The rematch of the 2011 final won by Japan on penalty kicks is Sunday in Vancouver.

  • Zamora takes West volleyball coaching post

    As friend or foe, Eric Zamora has become a familiar face to Meadow City volleyball fans dating to the early 1990s.

    Now he’s a head coach for West Las Vegas, and his mission is to help guide the Lady Dons back to the state final.

    Zamora this past week was hired to the post, replacing Karli Salazar, and he had his first meeting with team parents and a few athletes on Tuesday at Gillie Lopez Gym.

  • Robbers punish Garden City

    Continuing a midseason surge, the Las Vegas Train Robbers extended their winning streak to six games Wednesday night in a 32-9 rout at Garden City (Kans.).

    Robbers pitcher Izaiah Guerrero helped his own cause with a home run, a double, five runs batted in, and a 2-for-4 stat line.

    Tyler Shannon hit 5 for 5 with four runs and two RBI; Jordan Caillouet was 4 of 6 with an RBI and three runs. Steven Taft finished 3 of 5 with four RBI and four runs, and Max Garza, 1 of 4 with three walks, was responsible for another four RBI.