MILWAUKEE • The difference between winning and losing in the postseason, it turns out, is roughly the width of the 5-year-old Chapstick that lives in your jeans pocket.Thursday night after the latest episode of Heart Attack City, a.k.a. Rockies playoff baseball, I slid a tube of lip balm between the dirt divot from Charlie Blackmon’s foul ball and the chalk line that separates fair from foul.And the Chapstick wasn’t wide enough to fit in the in-between. Too girthy. So I still can’t say for certain if the umpiring crew made the correct call in reversing Chuck’s would-be double from a fair ball to a foul ball — and that’s after I peered into the dirt from 6 inches above the freakin’ divot. It was that close.“I don’t feel good,” Blackmon said after the Brewers survived a trademark Rockies rally to win 3-2 in 10 innings of Game 1 of this National League Division Series. “But I don’t feel bad.” Colorado … [Read more...] about Paul Klee: “Chuck chalk” shows thin line between Rockies losing Game 1 and winning NLDS
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DeAsia Paige Detroit Free Press Published 11:00 p.m. UTC Jul 21, 2018 A Star Wars costume club. The Guinness World Record holder for the world's largest bubble. A 30-foot long fire-breathing "dragon." These are just some of the sights that can be seen at the upcoming Maker Faire Detroit, where entrepreneurs hawk products and inventors show off their latest ideas. Maker Faire, which orientated in San Francisco, landed at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn in 2009 and since has become one of the largest events in the Midwest for creativity and innovation. One definition couldn't effectively capture all the elements that encompass Maker Faire Detroit. It could be described as a tech conference. Or a two-day festival filled with workshops about creativity. Or a classroom about using ingenuity for entrepreneurship. A great complement But Cynthia Jones, general manager of innovation experiences at the Henry Ford Museum, provides a sufficient description. "For us, … [Read more...] about Maker Faire Detroit: Growing event focuses on creativity, inventions
Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Prosecutors are increasingly treating overdose deaths as homicides, but they aren’t just going after dealers. Friends, family and fellow users are going to prison. Clockwise from top left: Kimberly Elkins, William Tylor Kendall, Amanda Guarneri, Chase Thistle, Misty Dawn Chapman, and Christopher Malcolm were all charged in overdose deaths. Credit Clockwise from top left: Minnesota Department of Corrections, Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office, DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Department of Corrections, 5th Judicial District Attorney's Office Supported by ByRosa Goldensohn May 25, 2018 HIBBING, Minn. — In West Virginia, a woman woke after a day of drug use to find her girlfriend’s lips blue and her body limp. In Florida, a man and his girlfriend bought what they thought was heroin. It turned out to be something more potent, fentanyl. She overdosed and died. In Minnesota, a woman … [Read more...] about They Shared Drugs. Someone Died. Does That Make Them Killers?