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Rio Welcomes World with Sultry Music, Plea for Conservation

By Mauricio Savarese And John Leicester -The Associated Press
August 7, 2016 - 8:59pm

RIO DE JANEIRO:  With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky, performers decked in silver and sweet, sultry music, Rio de Janiero is welcoming the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a message: Let's take better care of our planet.

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Libke Leads Medicine Hat Mavericks to 2-1 Victory Thanks to 10 Strikeouts

By Narrative Science/PointStreak Stats
August 1, 2016 - 6:03am Updated: August 1, 2016 - 12:46pm

MEDICINE HAT - Jared Libke hopes every outing could go as well as Sunday, as Libke struck out 10 batters to carry the Medicine Hat Mavericks (1-0) to a 2-1 victory over the Lethbridge Bulls at Athletic Park in 10 innings.