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“We were trying to keep in perspective what he needed to do from a baseball calendar standpoint, factoring in the medical information, trying to set what a realistic goal was for him,” pitching coach John Farrell said. “So I think at times that didn’t mesh with what his time frame was. I don’t think there was friction, but frustration.
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What’s more, only once in 1873 for the nomination of George H. Williams to be chief justice is there a record of the Senate’s having conducted even closed, private hearings, according to the Congressional Research Service. Williams’ nomination was withdrawn a month after those hearings.
At halftime, the Globe’s Mark Blaudschun, who grew up in New Jersey, briefly talked to the Boss about their shared history. “At some point, Patti said to me, ‘You have beautiful blue eyes,’ ” Blaudschun told us. “I put my hand on Bruce’s shoulder and said, ‘That’s why I love Jersey girls.’ ” Springsteen laughed..
In fact, recent polls show most Germans don’t even want Greece to stay in the currency union. Germany’s largest newspaper, Bild, recently published a front page doctored photo of the chancellor wearing a Prussian spiked helmet. The headline read, “No More Billions For Greece Today We Need The Iron Chancellor.” Parliament member Wolfgang Bosbach is in Merkel’s conservative Democratic Union party..
Bobby Jindal and local officials pleaded for weeks with the Army Corps of Engineers and the spill response command for permission to build about 40 miles of sand berms along the barrier islands.State officials applied for an emergency permit to build the berms May 11, but as days went by Jindal became increasingly angry at federal inaction. The White House finally agreed to a portion of the berm plan on June 2. BP then agreed to pay for the project.THE FACTS: Obama issued a six month moratorium on new permits for deepwater drilling but production continues from existing deepwater wells..