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Colorado pot report: More adults using drug, but not kids

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:35

FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2013 file photo, different strains of pot are displayed for sale at a marijuana dispensary in Denver. The state of Colorado released a report Monday, April 18, 2016 detailing changes in everything from pot arrests to tax collections to calls to Poison Control. The most striking statistic wasn't a change at all, but the fact that surveys indicate marijuana use by people under 18 didn't rise significantly in the years after the 2012 vote to legalize recreational pot sales. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, file)DENVER (AP) — Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal — but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive data yet on the effects of the state's 2012 recreational marijuana law.


North Carolina police say child remains found under house

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:32

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say bags containing child remains have been found underneath a house. WTVD in Durham reports (http://abc11.tv/1Shb2cR ) that officers went to a home in Smithfield last weekend and found the remains. A warrant says the remains were in three separate trash bags and had towels around them. […]
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North Carolina police say child remains found under house

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:32

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say bags containing child remains have been found underneath a house. WTVD in Durham reports (http://abc11.tv/1Shb2cR ) that officers went to a home in Smithfield last weekend and found the remains. A warrant says the remains were in three separate trash bags and had towels around them. […]
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North Carolina police say child remains found under house

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:32

SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say bags containing child remains have been found underneath a house. WTVD in Durham reports (http://abc11.tv/1Shb2cR ) that officers went to a home in Smithfield last weekend and found the remains. A warrant says the remains were in three separate trash bags and had towels around them. […]

UW’s Myles Gaskin excited to build on record-setting freshman season

WA Huskies - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:31

After rushing for more than 1,300 yards as a true freshman, Myles Gaskin says he's more fluent in UW's offense this spring.
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UW’s Myles Gaskin excited to build on record-setting freshman season

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:31

After rushing for more than 1,300 yards as a true freshman, Myles Gaskin says he's more fluent in UW's offense this spring.
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UW’s Myles Gaskin excited to build on record-setting freshman season

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:31

After rushing for more than 1,300 yards as a true freshman, Myles Gaskin says he's more fluent in UW's offense this spring.
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UW’s Myles Gaskin excited to build on record-setting freshman season

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:31

After rushing for more than 1,300 yards as a true freshman, Myles Gaskin says he's more fluent in UW's offense this spring.

North Carolina police say child remains found under house

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:30
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say bags containing child remains have been found underneath a house.

Police: Dog killed when owner tries to stop thieves in Levittown

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:29

 Dog killed when owner tries to stop thieves in LevittownPolice say a pet dog was killed when its owner confronted three criminals in Bucks County.


VIDEO: How Thailand enforces 'attitude adjustment'

BBC World News - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:26
The UN is expected to condemn the suppression of debate in Thailand, as many are held by the military for protests.
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Authorities: Hostage-taker killed in standoff with police

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:25

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Cobb County police officer fatally shot an armed man who had taken two people hostage at a convenience store. The shooting happened early Monday after police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Marathon convenience store in Mableton. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a […]
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Authorities: Hostage-taker killed in standoff with police

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:25

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Cobb County police officer fatally shot an armed man who had taken two people hostage at a convenience store. The shooting happened early Monday after police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Marathon convenience store in Mableton. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a […]
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Authorities: Hostage-taker killed in standoff with police

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:25

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Cobb County police officer fatally shot an armed man who had taken two people hostage at a convenience store. The shooting happened early Monday after police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Marathon convenience store in Mableton. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a […]

In HB2 protest, Pearl Jam cancels North Carolina show

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:24

Seattle rock band Pearl Jam announced on its Facebook page Monday that it has canceled a show scheduled for  Wednesday, April 20, in Raleigh, N.C. A handwritten note signed by the band explained that the cancellation was prompted by North Carolina’s HB2 law, which bans people from using public restrooms that do not match the […]
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In HB2 protest, Pearl Jam cancels North Carolina show

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:24

Seattle rock band Pearl Jam announced on its Facebook page Monday that it has canceled a show scheduled for  Wednesday, April 20, in Raleigh, N.C. A handwritten note signed by the band explained that the cancellation was prompted by North Carolina’s HB2 law, which bans people from using public restrooms that do not match the […]
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In HB2 protest, Pearl Jam cancels North Carolina show

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:24

Seattle rock band Pearl Jam announced on its Facebook page Monday that it has canceled a show scheduled for  Wednesday, April 20, in Raleigh, N.C. A handwritten note signed by the band explained that the cancellation was prompted by North Carolina’s HB2 law, which bans people from using public restrooms that do not match the […]

5% increase sought in 520 bridge tolls; overnight freebie to end

NBA - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:19

On July 1 — and again next year — Highway 520 tolls could rise 5 percent to a peak rate of $4.10, a smaller increase than originally projected. A new toll of $1.25 is proposed between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.
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5% increase sought in 520 bridge tolls; overnight freebie to end

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:19

On July 1 — and again next year — Highway 520 tolls could rise 5 percent to a peak rate of $4.10, a smaller increase than originally projected. A new toll of $1.25 is proposed between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.
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5% increase sought in 520 bridge tolls; overnight freebie to end

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 06:19

On July 1 — and again next year — Highway 520 tolls could rise 5 percent to a peak rate of $4.10, a smaller increase than originally projected. A new toll of $1.25 is proposed between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m.