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Steve Ryan: John Glenn, Senator and hero. Things the public didn’t always see.

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John Glenn is my hero and America’s hero, but he was also my boss. Sen. Glenn always acted with integrity: in his marriage to his sweetheart, in his devotion to his country, in his work with his colleagues. He was always a gentleman in the best sense. I had the good luck as a young child to have the measles during his February 1962 flight. We all marveled at his flight, and his coolness under pressure. Subsequently, we saw all…

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Ken Griffey Jr. could set Hall of Fame vote record

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On Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame is set to announce its newest members. One player is a lock while a few others are on the edge of admission. Ken Griffey Jr. will receive the phone call telling him he is officially a member of the ultra-exclusive club, but one question remains. How many will not vote for him? If anyone should be a unanimous selection, it should be the Windermere, Florida, resident. The statistics are mind-boggling. In 22 seasons…

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