In baseball, in the American League, The New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 last night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances. The Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 last night. Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, and R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts. David Ortiz hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, his fourth in three games, but Boston lost its second straight after winning the previous five. Elsewhere Kansas City edged the White Sox 2-1, Minnesota defeated Cleveland 3-1, the Angels won against Baltimore 3-2, and it was Oakland over Houston 9-7.
Republican Scott Milne has formally launched his campaign for Vermont governor, accusing incumbent Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin of a radical style of governing and promising a more moderate approach.
A special legislative committee seeking solutions to a child protection crisis in Vermont heard from a number of key players Wednesday, including the heads of the child welfare department, the state police, police chiefs and prosecutors.
When you fill out a form for a loan or a job application and you get to the part about education, there’s that choice right between “college degree” and “high school diploma” that says “some college”. Apparently, a whole lot of people check that box…and one state is trying to get those people back on track to a degree. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll learn about a program called “Complete Florida”.