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Concessionaire drops efforts to trademark Grand Canyon names

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:30

FILE - In this April 13, 2005 file photo, people gather outside the El Tovar Lodge, situated just feet from the edge of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz. Xanterra Parks & Resorts, a major national parks concessionaire, has dropped efforts to trademark names of the most popular properties at the Grand Canyon. The company had applied for roughly 20 trademarks before its contract to manage South Rim hotels, restaurants and mule rides expired at the end of December. Xanterra had sought a trademark for names including Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel Lodge, Hopi House and El Tovar. (AP Photo/Jake Bacon, File)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A major national parks concessionaire has dropped efforts to trademark names of the Grand Canyon's most popular properties, including a group of rustic cabins, cottonwood trees and cantina on the canyon floor.


Wake for slain NYC police officer draws thousands of mourners

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:26
By Sebastien Malo BETHPAGE, N.Y. (Reuters) - Thousands of law enforcement officers gathered at a Long Island funeral home on Thursday to pay their respects to a New York policeman who died of a fatal gunshot wound this week, the city's fifth officer to die in the line of duty since December. Brian Moore, a 25-year-old, second-generation police officer died on Monday, two days after he was shot in the head while sitting with his partner in a patrol car in the borough of Queens. A long line of officers in dress blue waited outside the home in suburban Bethpage where Moore's wake was being held, Among the family, friends, politicians and NYPD brass in attendance was New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who paid tribute to Moore for emulating his father. "He followed dad into the business," said Cuomo, who entered politics like his father Mario, a former New York governor.

Jury to return for 18th day of deliberations in NYC missing boy murder case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:25

Stanley Patz, father of Etan Patz, arrives at the state Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New YorkBy Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors finished a 17th day of marathon deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a man who confessed to strangling Etan Patz more than three decades ago. The 6-year-old boy disappeared in 1979 as he walked alone for the first time to his school bus stop in Manhattan's Soho neighborhood. The case shook New York City and changed the way the United States responds to reports of missing children. Patz's picture was one of the first on milk cartons in a nationwide campaign to locate abducted or missing children.


Hudson Cleanup 5 Things: A final dredging season launches

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:25
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — General Electric Co. has started its sixth and final season of dredging the upper-Hudson River on Thursday as part of an estimated $2 billion Superfund project. Here are five things to know about the massive cleanup of poly-chlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs.

Shared Belief moved to Washington State rehab center - Fresno Bee

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:16

Shared Belief moved to Washington State rehab center
Fresno Bee
Berkeley, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Champion thoroughbred Shared Belief has been transferred to Pegasus Training & Equine Rehabilitation Center in Washington State. "The Champ has settled in nicely and is doing great! The facility is beautiful. He will ...

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Amber Alert for Nebraska boy after brother found in dumpster

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:08

Amber Alert for Nebraska boy after brother found in dumpsterPolice in Nebraska are desperately searching for a missing 5-year-old boy.


Roundup: Las Vegas schools face teacher shortage; exhibit shows kids the science of golf

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:07
Las Vegas schools face overcrowding, teacher shortage (NPR): As Las Vegas’ population grows, its schools are trying to keep up with the influx of new students. Teacher turnover is high, and the district needs about 3,000 more educators to reach full staffing levels. USGA, Pacific Science Center teach kids about science of golf: The United States […]
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Roundup: Las Vegas schools face teacher shortage; exhibit shows kids the science of golf

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:07
Las Vegas schools face overcrowding, teacher shortage (NPR): As Las Vegas’ population grows, its schools are trying to keep up with the influx of new students. Teacher turnover is high, and the district needs about 3,000 more educators to reach full staffing levels. USGA, Pacific Science Center teach kids about science of golf: The United States […]
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Roundup: Las Vegas schools face teacher shortage; exhibit shows kids the science of golf

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:07
Las Vegas schools face overcrowding, teacher shortage (NPR): As Las Vegas’ population grows, its schools are trying to keep up with the influx of new students. Teacher turnover is high, and the district needs about 3,000 more educators to reach full staffing levels. USGA, Pacific Science Center teach kids about science of golf: The United States […]

NY court resurrects bond insurer suit against Goldman Sachs

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:06
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A ruling from New York's highest court means a bond insurance company's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs can continue.

Police: Toddler slammed to death in mimicked wrestling move

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:06

 Toddler slammed to death in mimicked wrestling movePolice say a Pennsylvania man mimicking a professional wrestling move inadvertently slammed his girlfriend's toddler son to the floor, killing him.


Shared Belief moved to Washington State rehab center - Bradenton Herald

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:05

Shared Belief moved to Washington State rehab center
Bradenton Herald
Berkeley, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Champion thoroughbred Shared Belief has been transferred to Pegasus Training & Equine Rehabilitation Center in Washington State. "The Champ has settled in nicely and is doing great! The facility is beautiful. He will ...

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6th and final season of Hudson River PCB dredging begins

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:03
WATERFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Crews have started the sixth and final season of PCB dredging along the upper-Hudson River.

Take 2: Watching the golf carnage on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass

NBA - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:02
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – I came to watch the carnage. I wanted to see some balls hit in the water at the famous island hole, No. 17, at TPC Sawgrass, home of The Players Championship. I have watched ball after ball go into the water at this hole on TV, watched dreams end at […]
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Take 2: Watching the golf carnage on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:02
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – I came to watch the carnage. I wanted to see some balls hit in the water at the famous island hole, No. 17, at TPC Sawgrass, home of The Players Championship. I have watched ball after ball go into the water at this hole on TV, watched dreams end at […]
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Take 2: Watching the golf carnage on No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:02
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – I came to watch the carnage. I wanted to see some balls hit in the water at the famous island hole, No. 17, at TPC Sawgrass, home of The Players Championship. I have watched ball after ball go into the water at this hole on TV, watched dreams end at […]

Jury starts deliberations in drug squad corruption trial

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:02
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal jury has finished its first half-day of deliberations in a police corruption case involving six former members of a Philadelphia drug squad.

Crews battle forest fire in Burlington County

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:01

Crews battle forest fire in Burlington CountyThe Forest Fire Service is battling a fire in Wharton State Forest in Shamong Township, New Jersey.


Correction: Rock River Rescue story

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 05/08/2015 - 05:01

Jeff Hermansen, left, speaks with Lt. Joel Givens after rescuing a man who jumped into the Rock River Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Rockford, Ill. Authorities are praising the heroism of Hermansen, who risked his life to rescue a man who jumped into a river in Illinois on Tuesday. (Sunny Strader/Rockford Register Star via AP) MANDATORY CREDITROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — In a story May 5 about the rescue of a man from a river in Illinois, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the person who made the rescue. His name is Jeff Hermansen, not Jeff Hermanson.