MANATEE COUNTY--For years, hundreds of millions of gallons of waste water from the old Piney Point Phosphate Mine has been sitting in gypsum stacks in north Manatee County. Now the county has plans to get rid of what some say is contaminated water. But, the move is causing much concern for local farmers and envormental groups.
CHICAGO (AP) — Alfredo Simon allowed an unearned run while pitching into the seventh inning of Cincinnati's third straight win, 4-1 over the Chicago Cubs. Simon gave up four hits and two walks in six-plus innings to improve to 2-1 with a 0.86 ERA. Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips left in the middle of the third, two innings after he felt back spasms.