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Businessman Says Former Virginia Governor’s Wife Sought Money

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:36
Jonnie R. Williams Sr. testified at the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife, Maureen, that Ms. McDonnell told him the couple were desperate for money.






Businessman Says Governor’s Wife Sought Money

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:36
Jonnie R. Williams Sr. testified at the corruption trial of former Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia and his wife, Maureen, that Ms. McDonnell told him the couple were desperate for money.






DealBook: In Hedge Fund, Argentina Finds Relentless Foe

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:35
Argentina failed to make payments on its government bond, and a court-appointed mediator said that it would “imminently be in default.”

Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:35

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., joined by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., left, and Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., criticizes the efforts of Republicans to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats have branded the effort a political charade aimed at stirring up Republican voters for the fall congressional elections. They say it's also an effort by top Republicans to mollify conservatives who want Obama to be impeached — something House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, said Tuesday he has no plans to do. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.


A little offense at last and Mariners beat Cleveland, 5-2

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:33
Seattle scored four runs in the fourth inning — an overall total they reached just once in their previous six games.
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Game thread: Mariners at Indians -- July 30, 2014

Seattle Mariners - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:32
Greetings from Cleveland. The Mariners will look to build on Tuesday's win over the Indians with their best pitcher on the mound. Cleveland will counter with it's ace. Felix Hernandez vs. Corey Kluber - that's a damn good pitching matchup. Runs will likely be scarce, which fans should be used to at
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Kirby Billingsley Hydro Park boat launch reopens

Chelan County PUD - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:00
Crews finish 38 foot boat launch ramp extension early
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