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Minnesota Twins Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew Dead At 74

Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew died Tuesday at his Scottsdale, Arizona home after battling esophageal cancer, reports ESPN.com. He was 74. Killebrew was diagnosed with the cancer six months ago.

Nicknamed "The Killer," Killebrew, who played from 1954-1975, was an 11-time All-Star who won the American League MVP Award in 1969. With him anchoring the lineup, the Twins went to the World Series for the first time in 1965 and made appearances in the American League Championship Series in 1969 and 1970. Killebrew became the first Twin to be immortalized in the hall of fame, getting inducted in 1984. His jersey was retired by the Twins in 1975.

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident
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Motorcyclist Killed In Accident In South Amarillo

Another motorcycle tragedy occured yesterday when a local Amarillo man was killed after striking a vehicle while riding a motorcycle. This story is all too familiar to people in Amarillo. This seems to happen more and more during the summer months.

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Grand Jury Deliberates On Downtown Shooting In Amarillo

Police involved in a downtown shooting on Polk Street in Amarillo were evaluated by a grand jury in Potter Country on Wednesday. It is expected that they will be found having done 'no wrong doing'.

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World Reacts To Death Of Osama Bin Laden
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Osama bin Laden Rises From the Dead, Starts Tweeting

Twitter has seen some zany faux-accounts lately, including a NY Bronx Zoo snake escapee, Adolf Hitler and some random guy's liver.

So when Osama Bin Laden rose from the dead and began tweeting via numerous accounts on Sunday night, it was only a little strange.

Mostly, though, it was funny.

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President Obama Announces Death of Osama Bin Laden
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Osama bin Laden Dead: Recapping 24 Unforgettable Hours in History

A late-night announcement made from the White House's East Room on Sunday set the world aflutter, and news of the death of Osama bin Laden quickly spread across the globe.

President Barack Obama announced Sunday night that bin Laden had been killed and his body taken into U.S. custody in Pakistan.

Word of the death of Al Qaeda's leader quickly spread, and politicians, celebrities and athletes began releasing statements while crowds gathered across the country in celebration of bin Laden's death.

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Local Anchor Accidentally Reports President Obama Is Dead

When breaking news occurs, mistakes are bound to be had.

Unfortunately, one local news anchor for Washington, D.C., Fox affiliate WTTG learned this the hard way last night while reporting on the killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.

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Americans React to News That Osama Bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]

The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.

Americans quickly gathere

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Osama bin Laden Killed in Pakistan, President Obama Confirms

In a stunning development, President Barack Obama confirmed late Sunday evening that Osama bin Laden, the leader of terrorist group Al-Qaeda responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, was killed Sunday in Pakistan.

Obama made the announcement in a televised address shortly after 11:30 PM ET, about an hour after reports of bin Laden's death had made their way onto the Internet.

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Massive Storms Kill At Least 7, Cause Major Damage In Northwest Ohio
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Oklahoma’s Tornado Season Starts Ramping Up Leaving 6 Dead

Tornado season is coming up and living in Amarillo puts us right in tornado alley. I hope we have a low tornado season this year, but by the looks of things, it is going to be a brutal tornado season. I have lived in both Texas and Oklahoma and both states seem to start getting drilled this time of year. I feel for the families that lost some one in these deadly storms in Oklahoma.

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Super Glue Inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. Dead at 94

Super Glue inventor Harry Wesley Coover Jr. died Saturday night of congestive heart failure at his home in Kingsport, TN, the NY Times is reporting. He was 94.

Though he held over 460 patents in his career, Coover was best known for his revolutionary invention, which he created accidentally while testing compounds at Eastman Codak's Tennessee laboratory in 1951. Seven years after the accident, during which Coover ruined a $3,000 machine, the first version of Super Glue (called Eastman 910) was made available.

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