NC State’s Preston Palmeiro plays for the joy of it

Preston Palmeiro has made his own mark at N.C. State as one of the team’s best hitters the past three seasons. A three-year starter, he leads the Wolfpack in RBI (48) and doubles (18) and is second on the team with a .327 batting average and home runs (8) this season.

Anti-Trump protests turn violent outside New Mexico rally

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HB2 and its Pandora’s box: I identify as 40 and black - that’s OK, right?

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