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“I hope it comes out that way.”

Hall of Fame horse trainer Richard Mandella reacting to news his horse, Omaha Beach, is favored 4-1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby on Saturday. The favored winner has won the last six of the historic horse race. This year marks the 145th anniversary of the "Run For The Roses." June 2019 will also mark the 75th anniversary of the "D-Day" invasion at Omaha Beach.
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“There was goodwill in this meeting, and that was different than some of the other meetings that we’ve had.”

Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on a Tuesday meeting between Democrat lawmakers & Pres. Trump. The often opposing sides discussed an infrastructure spending bill reportedly topping $2T that would improve roads/bridges and potentially create jobs. Republican opponents have argued stimulus plans like this will increase the federal deficit.
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“I think ultimately what we’re going to see coming out of this is both the government and the opposition recognizing that their hands were not as strong as they thought they were.”

Geoff Ramsey, Washington Office on Latin America, a research/human rights advocacy firm. Both Venezuela's current leader, Nicolás Maduro & opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, have called supporters to the streets Wednesday in a battle for the country's political future after violent clashes on Tuesday.
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“My thought was, I’ve lived my life, I’ve had a really good life, so, these students deserve the same. And so, whatever I could do to help any child to safety, that’s what I was going to do.”

Adjunct professor Monifa Drayton who helped students flee the campus of University of North Carolina-Charlotte as a 22-year-old shooter opened fire on the last day of classes killing 2 and wounding 4 others. The student suspect remains in custody pending charges.
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“We don’t want to give the impression that we roll up the sidewalks at midnight.”

Wisconsin Restaurant Association President and CEO Kristine Hillmer telling the Milwaukee Business Journal about a request to keep bars in Milwaukee and surrounding areas open past their current 2 a.m. close time in preparation for the Democratic convention next summer. Political conventions can provide an economic stimulus to hosting cities.
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