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Snakebite deaths still rare, despite case from Missouri

Even though a 37-year-old southwest Missouri man died after being bitten on both legs by a venomous snake after wading into the James River, such deaths are relatively rare. Gilbert De Leon was with his girlfriend near Nixa on Friday when he waded into the river and felt himself being bitten. De Leon ignored his girlfriend’s pleas to go to a hospital and later died.

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The Royals lose four in a row—again

The Royals have now lost four games in a row and some negative comments are starting to show up about the team and how they played in New York. Losing four in a row is not good, but it happens; even to good teams.Case in point: in 2014 the Royals had a pretty decent year—did they ever lose four in a row?


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