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Police: Truck spills hundreds of heads of cabbage on I-95

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:01
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a tractor-trailer crash overturned on Interstate 95 in North Carolina and spilled hundreds of heads of cabbage that took hours to clear away.

VIDEO: Hunger crisis worsens in Ethiopia

BBC World News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 07:00
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits a drought-hit region of Ethiopia to help raise awareness of the worsening hunger crisis.
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In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probe

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:54

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont. Now she is the target of a criminal investigation into whether her efforts constitute unlicensed legal work — but her allies say her only […]
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In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probe

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:54

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont. Now she is the target of a criminal investigation into whether her efforts constitute unlicensed legal work — but her allies say her only […]
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In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probe

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:54

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Annette Smith has been fighting the power for more than 15 years, tenaciously opposing energy projects she believes harm the environment or quality of life in Vermont. Now she is the target of a criminal investigation into whether her efforts constitute unlicensed legal work — but her allies say her only […]

Trump or Cruz? Clinton or Sanders? Iowa Hears Last-Minute Pitches

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:42
With the caucuses fast approaching, the campaigns are activating the final stage of their ground games in hopes of a strong showing.









Former heroin supplier gets 15-year prison sentence

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:39

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A former heroin supplier will spend up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, money laundering and witness intimidation. The Daily Herald reports 29-year-old James Painter was sentenced Friday. He was caught with over 4 pounds of heroin and arrested in 2014. Painter also forfeited cash, cars […]
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Former heroin supplier gets 15-year prison sentence

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:39

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A former heroin supplier will spend up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, money laundering and witness intimidation. The Daily Herald reports 29-year-old James Painter was sentenced Friday. He was caught with over 4 pounds of heroin and arrested in 2014. Painter also forfeited cash, cars […]
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Former heroin supplier gets 15-year prison sentence

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:39

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A former heroin supplier will spend up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking, money laundering and witness intimidation. The Daily Herald reports 29-year-old James Painter was sentenced Friday. He was caught with over 4 pounds of heroin and arrested in 2014. Painter also forfeited cash, cars […]

3 charges for man police say warned officer of investigation

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former police union president is now facing three charges related to an investigation into an officer accused of raping a colleague. The Spokesman-Review reports former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of rendering criminal assistance. His attorney David Allen says nothing Gately did […]
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3 charges for man police say warned officer of investigation

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former police union president is now facing three charges related to an investigation into an officer accused of raping a colleague. The Spokesman-Review reports former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of rendering criminal assistance. His attorney David Allen says nothing Gately did […]
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3 charges for man police say warned officer of investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former police union president is now facing three charges related to an investigation into an officer accused of raping a colleague. The Spokesman-Review reports former Spokane Police Guild president John Gately pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of rendering criminal assistance. His attorney David Allen says nothing Gately did […]

How JaMarcus Shephard, WSU Cougars’ new inside receivers coach, took an unorthodox career path

WA Cougars - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

JaMarcus Shephard is the football-coaching equivalent of a self-made man. The newest addition to the Cougars’ staff played his college football at Division III DePauw University in Indiana. He got his start in coaching thanks to an academic mentor who saw potential in him.
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How JaMarcus Shephard, WSU Cougars’ new inside receivers coach, took an unorthodox career path

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

JaMarcus Shephard is the football-coaching equivalent of a self-made man. The newest addition to the Cougars’ staff played his college football at Division III DePauw University in Indiana. He got his start in coaching thanks to an academic mentor who saw potential in him.
Categories: Sports Center

How JaMarcus Shephard, WSU Cougars’ new inside receivers coach, took an unorthodox career path

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

JaMarcus Shephard is the football-coaching equivalent of a self-made man. The newest addition to the Cougars’ staff played his college football at Division III DePauw University in Indiana. He got his start in coaching thanks to an academic mentor who saw potential in him.
Categories: Sports Center

How JaMarcus Shephard, WSU Cougars’ new inside receivers coach, took an unorthodox career path

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

JaMarcus Shephard is the football-coaching equivalent of a self-made man. The newest addition to the Cougars’ staff played his college football at Division III DePauw University in Indiana. He got his start in coaching thanks to an academic mentor who saw potential in him.

State sews city over sewer bills for Western State Hospital

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services says the town of Steilacoom has overcharged millions of dollars to provide sewer service to Western State Hospital and has filed a lawsuit. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1UAPlX8) that the Attorney General’s Office filed the lawsuit on Jan. 20 in Pierce County […]
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State sews city over sewer bills for Western State Hospital

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services says the town of Steilacoom has overcharged millions of dollars to provide sewer service to Western State Hospital and has filed a lawsuit. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1UAPlX8) that the Attorney General’s Office filed the lawsuit on Jan. 20 in Pierce County […]
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State sews city over sewer bills for Western State Hospital

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:38

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services says the town of Steilacoom has overcharged millions of dollars to provide sewer service to Western State Hospital and has filed a lawsuit. The News Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1UAPlX8) that the Attorney General’s Office filed the lawsuit on Jan. 20 in Pierce County […]

The Carpetbagger: A Word With Spike Lee: ‘They Want to Rewind the Clock’

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 06:37
The timing of Mr. Lee’s latest film, “Chi-Raq,” has again made him a go-to source on issues like diversity and gun control.