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Obama meets with musicians on My Brother's Keeper

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:11

FILE - In this March 23, 2016 file photo, singer Alicia Keys performs in Seattle. Musician Keys and others met with President Barack Obama to discuss ways they can continue the White House's My Brother's Keeper initiative and spur criminal justice reform in the U.S. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Musicians Alicia Keys, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Common, Janelle Monae and others met Friday with President Barack Obama to discuss ways to continue the administration's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative and spur criminal justice reform in the United States.


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Judges nominated for federal court jobs in Washington state - KHQ Right Now

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:10

Judges nominated for federal court jobs in Washington state
KHQ Right Now
SEATTLE (AP) - The White House has announced nominees for judge vacancies in U.S. District Court in Washington state. President Barack Obama has nominated judges to fill two current vacancies and one future opening. The nominees include King ...

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After an apology, Philly honors Jackie Robinson

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:09

After an apology, Philly honors Jackie RobinsonAbout 100 children, city leaders and baseball fans -some wearing Jackie Robinson jerseys - gathered in Philadelphia to honor the baseball pioneer.


Lake Wash. levy request: less crowded schools, same tax rate

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

After three failed attempts, Lake Washington School District has placed a new construction measure on the ballot, asking voters to spend $398?million to build a new Juanita High School and several other schools.
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Lake Wash. levy request: less crowded schools, same tax rate

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

After three failed attempts, Lake Washington School District has placed a new construction measure on the ballot, asking voters to spend $398?million to build a new Juanita High School and several other schools.
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Lake Wash. levy request: less crowded schools, same tax rate

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

After three failed attempts, Lake Washington School District has placed a new construction measure on the ballot, asking voters to spend $398?million to build a new Juanita High School and several other schools.

Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday’s Republican convention. The billionaire businessman’s campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming, according to Alan Cobb, a senior Trump adviser. Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month’s Wyoming […]
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Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday’s Republican convention. The billionaire businessman’s campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming, according to Alan Cobb, a senior Trump adviser. Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month’s Wyoming […]
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Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:07

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday’s Republican convention. The billionaire businessman’s campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming, according to Alan Cobb, a senior Trump adviser. Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month’s Wyoming […]

Silver: NC law ‘problematic’ to NBA, no decision on All-Star

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people remains “problematic” for the league, but he said there is no decision on moving next year’s All-Star Game out of Charlotte. Owners discussed the law during their two-day meetings and Silver […]
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Silver: NC law ‘problematic’ to NBA, no decision on All-Star

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people remains “problematic” for the league, but he said there is no decision on moving next year’s All-Star Game out of Charlotte. Owners discussed the law during their two-day meetings and Silver […]
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Silver: NC law ‘problematic’ to NBA, no decision on All-Star

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people remains “problematic” for the league, but he said there is no decision on moving next year’s All-Star Game out of Charlotte. Owners discussed the law during their two-day meetings and Silver […]

Alaskan Way Viaduct to close for 2 weeks, starting April 29

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

The Alaskan Way Viaduct will shut down for two weeks while tunnel-boring machine Bertha digs beneath it.
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Alaskan Way Viaduct to close for 2 weeks, starting April 29

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

The Alaskan Way Viaduct will shut down for two weeks while tunnel-boring machine Bertha digs beneath it.
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Alaskan Way Viaduct to close for 2 weeks, starting April 29

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:06

The Alaskan Way Viaduct will shut down for two weeks while tunnel-boring machine Bertha digs beneath it.

Cooper Univ. Hospital fined $55,000 over safety violations

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:01

Cooper Univ. Hospital fined $55,000 over safety violationsThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined a southern New Jersey hospital $55,000.


5-month-old polar bear cub makes her debut at Ohio zoo

NBA - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 5-month-old female polar bear cub has made quite a playful debut at an Ohio zoo. The cub born in early November frolicked around her enclosure Friday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and even got an orange traffic cone stuck on her head for a moment. About 1,000 people lined […]
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5-month-old polar bear cub makes her debut at Ohio zoo

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 5-month-old female polar bear cub has made quite a playful debut at an Ohio zoo. The cub born in early November frolicked around her enclosure Friday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and even got an orange traffic cone stuck on her head for a moment. About 1,000 people lined […]
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5-month-old polar bear cub makes her debut at Ohio zoo

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 5-month-old female polar bear cub has made quite a playful debut at an Ohio zoo. The cub born in early November frolicked around her enclosure Friday at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and even got an orange traffic cone stuck on her head for a moment. About 1,000 people lined […]

5-month-old polar bear cub makes her debut at Ohio zoo

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/16/2016 - 04:59
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 5-month-old female polar bear cub has made quite a playful debut at an Ohio zoo.