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NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:08

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years. The league issued its concussion data for 2015 on Friday, a little more than a week before the Super Bowl, and it showed that helmet-to-helmet hits were also way up. Jeff Miller, the […]
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NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:08

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years. The league issued its concussion data for 2015 on Friday, a little more than a week before the Super Bowl, and it showed that helmet-to-helmet hits were also way up. Jeff Miller, the […]
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NFL says concussions way up in 2015; will study reasons why

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:08

The NFL says reported concussions rose 58 percent in regular-season games to the highest number in any of the past four years. The league issued its concussion data for 2015 on Friday, a little more than a week before the Super Bowl, and it showed that helmet-to-helmet hits were also way up. Jeff Miller, the […]

Electronic Arts numbers point to PS4’s big lead over Xbox One

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:04

The math suggests Sony has sold nearly twice as many of its current-generation console as Microsoft has.
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Electronic Arts numbers point to PS4’s big lead over Xbox One

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:04

The math suggests Sony has sold nearly twice as many of its current-generation console as Microsoft has.
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Electronic Arts numbers point to PS4’s big lead over Xbox One

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:04

The math suggests Sony has sold nearly twice as many of its current-generation console as Microsoft has.

Obama administration seeks to bolster gender wage gap fight

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:03

Job seekers listen to a presentation at the Colorado Hospital Association health care career fair in DenverBy Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration announced plans to expand wage reporting requirements for private businesses on Friday, bolstering its efforts to narrow the longstanding U.S. gender wage gap. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's plan would require employers with 100 or more employees to provide the agency with detailed wage information, broken down by gender, race and ethnicity. Unlike a similar Labor Department rule proposed earlier, it would apply to all large businesses and not just federal contractors.


Judge says 'affluenza' teen won't be moved to adult jail

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:02

Judge says 'affluenza' teen won't be moved to adult jailThe Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck won't be moved to an adult jail as he awaits a court ruling on whether his case is transferred to the adult system, where he could face time behind bars, a judge ruled Friday.


Medical-pot shops sue state, call licensing process ‘a mess’

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:53

Several Seattle medical marijuana businesses have sued the state Liquor and Cannabis Board, alleging that regulators are not following rules in issuing new licenses for retail stores.
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Medical-pot shops sue state, call licensing process ‘a mess’

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:53

Several Seattle medical marijuana businesses have sued the state Liquor and Cannabis Board, alleging that regulators are not following rules in issuing new licenses for retail stores.
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Medical-pot shops sue state, call licensing process ‘a mess’

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:53

Several Seattle medical marijuana businesses have sued the state Liquor and Cannabis Board, alleging that regulators are not following rules in issuing new licenses for retail stores.

Dozens said to be linked to El Salvador gang indicted in Boston area

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:52
The indictment of 56 members, leaders and associates of "one of the largest criminal organizations in the United States" alleges that several of the accused played a role in the murders of at least five people since 2014 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, and East Boston, as well as at least 14 attempted murders. In Massachusetts, MS-13 is largely composed of immigrants and descendants of immigrants from El Salvador, recruited through intimidation in local high schools in towns with heavy concentrations of residents with ties to Central America, prosecutors said.

Drop Dead? Not the Newly Relevant Daily News

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:46
After an aborted sale and layoffs, the New York tabloid has been reinvigorated with a series of striking front pages and a return to its populist legacy.









APNewsBreak: US declares 22 Clinton emails 'top secret'

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:46

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. The Obama administration is confirming, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, for the first time that Hillary Clinton's unsecured home server contained some closely guarded secrets, including material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's unsecured home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails with material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes just three days before the Iowa presidential nominating caucuses in which Clinton is a candidate.


Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2015, up from 2014 levels

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:42

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The house ended up winning about $11.1 billion of all the money gambled in Nevada in 2015 — an increase of 1 percent from 2014 but still below Nevada’s peak year in 2007. Las Vegas Strip casinos accounted for most of that, keeping $6.3 billion in 2015, according to Nevada […]
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Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2015, up from 2014 levels

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:42

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The house ended up winning about $11.1 billion of all the money gambled in Nevada in 2015 — an increase of 1 percent from 2014 but still below Nevada’s peak year in 2007. Las Vegas Strip casinos accounted for most of that, keeping $6.3 billion in 2015, according to Nevada […]
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Nevada casinos win $11 billion in 2015, up from 2014 levels

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:42

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The house ended up winning about $11.1 billion of all the money gambled in Nevada in 2015 — an increase of 1 percent from 2014 but still below Nevada’s peak year in 2007. Las Vegas Strip casinos accounted for most of that, keeping $6.3 billion in 2015, according to Nevada […]

ASPCA makes huge seizure of 600 animals from no-kill shelter

NBA - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:41

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The ASPCA is carrying out one of the largest rescues in the organization’s 150-year history, seizing 600 dogs, cats, horses and other animals from a no-kill shelter in North Carolina. It’s a massive operation about an hour southwest of Raleigh, where about 300 dogs arrived Thursday night and more of the […]
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ASPCA makes huge seizure of 600 animals from no-kill shelter

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:41

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The ASPCA is carrying out one of the largest rescues in the organization’s 150-year history, seizing 600 dogs, cats, horses and other animals from a no-kill shelter in North Carolina. It’s a massive operation about an hour southwest of Raleigh, where about 300 dogs arrived Thursday night and more of the […]
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ASPCA makes huge seizure of 600 animals from no-kill shelter

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:41

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The ASPCA is carrying out one of the largest rescues in the organization’s 150-year history, seizing 600 dogs, cats, horses and other animals from a no-kill shelter in North Carolina. It’s a massive operation about an hour southwest of Raleigh, where about 300 dogs arrived Thursday night and more of the […]