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Helping drivers was family tradition for man slain in storm

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:08

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — The sister of a man killed trying to help a driver stuck in the snow says her brother went out each winter storm to help people who got stuck. Jessica Heavner is the sister of Jefferson Heavner, who was shot to death Friday in western North Carolina. Authorities say he was […]

Oklahoma stays No. 1 in AP poll, North Carolina right behind

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:02

Oklahoma, despite losing to Iowa State last week, remains No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. Unlike last week, when the Sooners were a unanimous No. 1, North Carolina is a close second. Oklahoma (16-2) received 36 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday, seven more than the Tar Heels […]
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Oklahoma stays No. 1 in AP poll, North Carolina right behind

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:02

Oklahoma, despite losing to Iowa State last week, remains No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. Unlike last week, when the Sooners were a unanimous No. 1, North Carolina is a close second. Oklahoma (16-2) received 36 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday, seven more than the Tar Heels […]
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Oklahoma stays No. 1 in AP poll, North Carolina right behind

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:02

Oklahoma, despite losing to Iowa State last week, remains No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. Unlike last week, when the Sooners were a unanimous No. 1, North Carolina is a close second. Oklahoma (16-2) received 36 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday, seven more than the Tar Heels […]

Despite tumble in RPI rankings, bracketologist still bullish on UW men’s NCAA tournament chances

WA Huskies - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

Freshman forward Marquese Chriss and freshman guard Dejounte Murray considered first-round picks in 2016 NBA draft, according to ESPN draft expert.
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Despite tumble in RPI rankings, bracketologist still bullish on UW men’s NCAA tournament chances

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

Freshman guard Dejounte Murray and incoming freshman Markelle Fultz considered lottery picks in 2017 NBA drafts, according to NBAdraft.net.
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Despite tumble in RPI rankings, bracketologist still bullish on UW men’s NCAA tournament chances

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

Freshman guard Dejounte Murray and incoming freshman Markelle Fultz considered lottery picks in 2017 NBA drafts, according to NBAdraft.net.
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Despite tumble in RPI rankings, bracketologist still bullish on UW men’s NCAA tournament chances

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

Freshman guard Dejounte Murray and incoming freshman Markelle Fultz considered lottery picks in 2017 NBA drafts, according to NBAdraft.net.

California man rescued after trying save dog from hole

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews have rescued a Northern California man who got trapped in a 12-foot shaft while trying to save his dog. Geyserville Fire Chief Marshall Turbeville tells the Santa Rosa Press Democrat the man had climbed down a ladder to grab his dog after finding it whimpering at the bottom of the […]
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California man rescued after trying save dog from hole

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews have rescued a Northern California man who got trapped in a 12-foot shaft while trying to save his dog. Geyserville Fire Chief Marshall Turbeville tells the Santa Rosa Press Democrat the man had climbed down a ladder to grab his dog after finding it whimpering at the bottom of the […]
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California man rescued after trying save dog from hole

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 03:00

GEYSERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Crews have rescued a Northern California man who got trapped in a 12-foot shaft while trying to save his dog. Geyserville Fire Chief Marshall Turbeville tells the Santa Rosa Press Democrat the man had climbed down a ladder to grab his dog after finding it whimpering at the bottom of the […]

Ex-cop pleads guilty to murdering Oregon woman found in suitcase

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:50
A former Wisconsin police officer accused of killing two women, stuffing their bodies into suitcases and dumping them on a rural road pleaded guilty on Monday to murder in one of the cases, online court records showed. Steven Zelich, 54, entered guilty pleas in Kenosha County Circuit Court to charges of first-degree reckless homicide with use of a dangerous weapon and hiding a corpse. "We know that there is behavior here that is extremely dangerous and this was the surest way to be sure that Steven Zelich was not going to be able to end anybody else's life," Graveley said.

Unplowed streets in Queens have many residents fuming

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:50

Unplowed streets in Queens have many residents fumingThe blizzard left dozens of neighborhoods impassible in the city's largest borough, and with school open on Monday, at least some buses got stuck.


Newark residents dig out after blizzard; Shore towns dry out after flooding

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:49

Newark residents dig out after blizzard; Shore towns dry out after floodingResidents across New Jersey are dealing with the effects of the blizzard that blanket the state with snow and caused flooding throughout many shore towns.


Justices extend bar on automatic life terms for teenagers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:48

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2015 file photo, people line up outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, as the justices began to discuss sentences for young prison 'lifers.' A decision in Montgomery v. Louisiana. The Supreme Court ruled Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, that people serving life terms for murders they committed as teenagers must have a chance to seek their freedom. The court ruled in the case of Henry Montgomery, who has been in prison more than 50 years, since he killed a sheriff's deputy as a 17-year-old in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1963. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision announced Monday.


Pacific trade deal gets a deep look

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

An important new study finds that the overall benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership outweigh the negatives. A careful reading shows some important cautions.
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Pacific trade deal gets a deep look

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

An important new study finds that the overall benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership outweigh the negatives. A careful reading shows some important cautions.
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Pacific trade deal gets a deep look

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

An important new study finds that the overall benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership outweigh the negatives. A careful reading shows some important cautions.

Tribe asks feds to stop armed group’s free travel at refuge

NBA - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

The Burns Paiute Tribe wants federal officials to bar armed activists from traveling back and forth to a national wildlife preserve they are occupying in southeastern Oregon, fearing tribal artifacts will go missing or the group will disturb burial grounds. The small group took over buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge more than three […]
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Tribe asks feds to stop armed group’s free travel at refuge

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:47

The Burns Paiute Tribe wants federal officials to bar armed activists from traveling back and forth to a national wildlife preserve they are occupying in southeastern Oregon, fearing tribal artifacts will go missing or the group will disturb burial grounds. The small group took over buildings at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge more than three […]
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