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"We never expected to see this kind of turnout," says Manager Joey Hale. "We've been hearing about it, but to see it in person is special."
The enormous crowd is welcoming home 13 boys who just became U.S. champions in the Little League World Series. The sight means everything to the grandmother who watched her grandson Lorenzo Butler hit 4 home runs along the way.
"Just so emotional to see my grandson did what he done," says Regina Samuels.
Butler and the rest of his teammates flew in Monday afternoon.
"This is a great experience," says Butler.
A team full of smiles despite losing the World Championship final on Sunday.
"It's been a crazy ride having fun," says player Luke Brown.
Along the way these 11, 12 and 13 year olds captured hearts. That's why Kourtney Wingert and sons actually waited hours to welcome the team home.
"We have definitely been proud," says Wingert. "Everyone in this city is gathering around these boys."
For a few minutes that was more true than ever. People who've cheered the team from home are now gathering around the boys that have made so many proud. Lorenzo Butler set a single game record with 9 RBI's and tied a record with 3 home runs in Saturday's game.
Monday, August 27 2012, 10:41 PM CDT
Texas arrest of suspect in Nashville homicide
May 21, 2013 18:36 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Nashville say Texas state troopers and deputy U.S. marshals have arrested a homicide suspect in Lyford, Texas.
Eric Lozano, who is 31 years old and from Lyford, was arrested Monday night in the killing of Mitchel T. Moreno in a Nashville motel room. Moreno was 52 and was from the Denmark community in Madison County, Tenn.
Police said Lozano is a long haul truck driver.
A maintenance worker at the Cumberland Inn found Moreno dead on May 9. He died of an apparent beating.
If Lozano waives extradition, he will be returned to Nashville to face a criminal homicide charge.
JPMorgan's Dimon survives shareholder referendum
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Shareholders at JPMorgan Chase will let Jamie Dimon, the chairman and CEO, keep both his jobs.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Washington University students will soon be walking all over the White House and the Capitol, too.