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Flint lead problem could be eased by recoating old pipes

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:14

This Jan. 21, 2016 photo shows the water tower at the Flint, Mich., water plant. Flint’s mayor has floated a shockingly high price to fix the city’s lead-contamination problem, saying it could millions to replace damaged pipes. (Perry Rech/American Red Cross via AP) MANDATORY CREDITFlint's mayor has floated a shockingly high price tag to fix the Michigan city's lead-contamination problem: $1.5 billion to replace damaged pipes. Gov. Rick Snyder put the figure at $700 million.


It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
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It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Mariners - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
Categories: Sports Center

It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.
Categories: Sports Center

It’s difficult to get on board with optimism surrounding Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

It should be the perfect time to catch a raging spring dose of Mariners fever. Just one problem: The more I look at the roster, the more nagging questions and festering doubts I have.

These kids and dogs are having the best blizzard ever

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:11

Maybe us adults need to take a break from the shoveling and learn from the kiddos and fidos: it's all just an opportunity for sledding, snow...

       

George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]
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George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]
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George Zimmerman divorce finalized; keeps truck, family dog

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:09

SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman is officially divorced. The Orlando Sentinel (http://goo.gl/egEIya) reports that a Seminole County judge signed the divorce order Tuesday, ending his marriage to Shellie Zimmerman. Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce in September 2013, two months after George Zimmerman was acquitted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Later in […]

IMF sees 2016 negative growth for Latin America, Caribbean

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is forecasting that the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will maintain this year the same overall 0.3 percent negative growth seen in 2015.

Cavaliers, No. 1 in the East, Fire Coach David Blatt

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:07
Cleveland fired Coach David Blatt despite the team’s 30-11 record. General Manager David Griffin said the team was regressing.









3 charged in San Francisco public corruption case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:05
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco city commissioner and two other people accepted $20,000 from an undercover FBI agent in exchange for political access and preferential treatment in the awarding of city contracts, prosecutors said Friday.

Google Pays Britain $185 Million to Settle Back Taxes

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:02
The technology giant says it will change how it calculates its tax payments in Britain so they are based on a percentage of local sales derived from the country.









Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

We're hopping all over Western Europe in this weekend's edition of the Watch.
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Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

We're hopping all over Western Europe in this weekend's edition of the Watch.
Categories: Sports Center

Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

We're hopping all over Western Europe in this weekend's edition of the Watch.

Save Saint Edward State Park from hotel developer

NBA - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

What will our grandchildren say when we tell them we sold the heart of Saint Edward State Park to a private developer for a hotel in the old seminary building?
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Save Saint Edward State Park from hotel developer

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

What will our grandchildren say when we tell them we sold the heart of Saint Edward State Park to a private developer for a hotel in the old seminary building?
Categories: Sports Center

Save Saint Edward State Park from hotel developer

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 09:01

What will our grandchildren say when we tell them we sold the heart of Saint Edward State Park to a private developer for a hotel in the old seminary building?

Community Gardens Imperiled by New York’s Affordable Housing Plans

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 01/23/2016 - 08:58
Many of the gardens occupy plots of land owned by the City of New York, leaving residents who have tended them for years with few options to oppose the changes.