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Saturday's NHL Playoff Capsules

Games played on April 25, 2015

NHL PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.

Saturday's NBA Playoff Capsules

NBA PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago on Saturday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series.

Lincoln softball falls twice to Southwest Baptist

The Lincoln softball team finished the road portion of its schedule by dropping both halves of a doubleheader with Southwest Baptist on Saturday.

Weather postpones NASCAR race at Richmond

Weather disrupted NASCAR’s top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of persistent rain at Richmond International Raceway.

RCR crew member released from hospital after pit-road fire

Richard Childress Racing said crew member Josh Wittman was released from the hospital Saturday, a night after he was injured in a pit-road fire during the Xfinity Series race at Richmond International Raceway.

Autopsy: Indiana University student died from head injuries

A coroner said Saturday that an Indiana University student found dead in a rural area hours before she was reported missing had been fatally beaten in the head with an unknown weapon.

8 high school boys suspended for nude photos on cellphones

Eight suburban Kansas City boys have been suspended from school because of nude pictures of female schoolmates found on their cellphones.

Saturday's MLB Capsules

Games played on April 25, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL UPDATE: Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown Yankees.

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Sandy Lyle, Ian Woosnam team to lead Legends of Golf

Boyhood rivals Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle took a two-stroke lead Saturday in the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge.

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Leaders, charities offer condolences, help after Nepal quake

As world leaders and global charities tried to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated Nepal, they offered condolences for the nearly 1,400 people killed and readied emergency aid for the survivors. Mountaineering groups struggled to check on climbers, and Nepalese abroad did their best to reach families in the stricken area.

Climbers dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region

An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mountaineering base camp, and leaving an unknown number of people injured and missing, officials said.

Injured knee keeps Cardinals' Molina sidelined vs Brewers

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, a day after being struck on the right knee guard by a foul tip.

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox were fined and six suspended by Major League Baseball on Saturday for their roles in a brawl days earlier.

Book Review: 'Pleasantville' has gripping, believable plot

"Pleasantville" (Harper), by Attica Locke

The compelling "Pleasantville" continues Attica Locke's insightful look at African-American life in Houston, where politics, race and classism converge in myriad ways.

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Movie Review: 'Unfriended' has interesting concept but still a dud

Taking aim at cyberbullies on their home turf, Levan Gabriadze's "Unfriended" envisions an I Know What You Did Last Summer-style vengeance scenario conducted by a ghost entirely via social media.

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Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes

Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.

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Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken

Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400, collapsing modern houses and ancient temples and triggering a landslide on Mount Everest.

Thousands rally for Freddie Gray; protesters become rowdy

Protesters who have been holding demonstrations almost daily this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

Rain postpones Royals-White Sox games to Sunday

The Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals lost two games because of rain Saturday — the completion of a suspended game and Saturday's regular game.

Our Opinion: Be careful with review of City charter

News Tribune editorial

Careful consideration must remain at the forefront of any initiative to review Jefferson City’s charter.

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