New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez announces that Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, will be his last game as a player during a news conference at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. Rodriguez will continue on in a role as a special advisor to the team and an instructor through Dec. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Alex Rodriguez to retire on Friday

One of the most prolific hitters and polarizing figures in baseball history, the slumping slugger plans to take his final turn at-bat with the New York Yankees on Friday night and then become a special adviser and instructor with the team next year.

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Austin Allen extends hit streak to 21 in TinCaps loss

TinCaps catcher Austin Allen extended the longest active hitting streak in the Midwest League to 21 games on Sunday afternoon in a 1-0 loss for Fort Wayne against the Lansing Lugnuts (Toronto Blue Jays) at Cooley Law School Stadium.

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Bicentennial Minute – Red Skelton

A native of Vincennes, Red Skelton entertained generations of audiences for decades on radio, in-person and on television.

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Embassy Theatre August Preview

Guests can buy tickets for any show or learn more about the programs by calling the Box Office at 424-5665.

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Car collides with golf cart, 3 injured

The driver of the golf cart was attempting to make a left turn from one county road to another near Lake George Saturday evening when a car following behind attempted to pass at the same time.