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Young adult fiction booming on Broadway but cute it ain’t

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — When actress and playwright Claudia Shear was first approached to turn a novel for young adults into a Broadway musical, she was slightly stunned. “You want me for a children’s thing?” she asked the producers. Shear, after all, often writes about fearless women making their way in an unforgiving world and […]
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Young adult fiction booming on Broadway but cute it ain’t

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — When actress and playwright Claudia Shear was first approached to turn a novel for young adults into a Broadway musical, she was slightly stunned. “You want me for a children’s thing?” she asked the producers. Shear, after all, often writes about fearless women making their way in an unforgiving world and […]
Categories: Sports Center

Young adult fiction booming on Broadway but cute it ain’t

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:09

NEW YORK (AP) — When actress and playwright Claudia Shear was first approached to turn a novel for young adults into a Broadway musical, she was slightly stunned. “You want me for a children’s thing?” she asked the producers. Shear, after all, often writes about fearless women making their way in an unforgiving world and […]

Report: Pilot's actions to blame for 2013 crash in Indiana

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:08
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials say a pilot's "inadequate response" to mechanical problems and his decision to allow an unqualified passenger to handle airplane controls caused a crash that killed two people and injured three more.

DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubs

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers have voted to enact a permanent ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs. Possession of pot for personal use has been legal in the District since early last year. But Congress blocked the city from any further liberalization of its marijuana laws, and Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser moved […]
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DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubs

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers have voted to enact a permanent ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs. Possession of pot for personal use has been legal in the District since early last year. But Congress blocked the city from any further liberalization of its marijuana laws, and Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser moved […]
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DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubs

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers have voted to enact a permanent ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs. Possession of pot for personal use has been legal in the District since early last year. But Congress blocked the city from any further liberalization of its marijuana laws, and Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser moved […]

Report: Washington State Jails Spend Millions Housing Mentally Ill - OPB News

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:06

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Report: Washington State Jails Spend Millions Housing Mentally Ill
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In this Oct. 15, 2014 file photo, an inmate lies on a bunk reading in the psychiatric unit of the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma, Wash. Judges across the state of Washington have continued to issue contempt orders and fines against an agency and two ...

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DC Council approves permanent ban on marijuana clubs

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia lawmakers have voted to enact a permanent ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs.

General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it’s less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States. In testimony Tuesday, Gen. Vincent Brooks tallied up the financial load South Korea carries in what amounted to a rebuke of Donald Trump, the […]
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General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it’s less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States. In testimony Tuesday, Gen. Vincent Brooks tallied up the financial load South Korea carries in what amounted to a rebuke of Donald Trump, the […]
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General says it’s cheaper for American forces to be in Korea

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:04

WASHINGTON (AP) — The four-star Army general picked to lead American forces in Korea says it’s less expensive to keep U.S. troops stationed in South Korea than in the United States. In testimony Tuesday, Gen. Vincent Brooks tallied up the financial load South Korea carries in what amounted to a rebuke of Donald Trump, the […]

Restaurant Review: The Best Comes in a Bun at Salvation Burger and Spotted Pig

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:03
Sampling things on a bun at April Bloomfield’s latest restaurant, and checking in on her first.

Dutch king formally opens new ICC headquarters

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:03

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has used the official opening of the International Criminal Court’s new headquarters to renew calls for more countries to join the world’s first permanent criminal tribunal and cooperate in its investigations. Ban called Tuesday’s opening by Dutch King Willem-Alexander “a milestone in global efforts to promote […]
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Dutch king formally opens new ICC headquarters

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:03

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has used the official opening of the International Criminal Court’s new headquarters to renew calls for more countries to join the world’s first permanent criminal tribunal and cooperate in its investigations. Ban called Tuesday’s opening by Dutch King Willem-Alexander “a milestone in global efforts to promote […]
Categories: Sports Center

Dutch king formally opens new ICC headquarters

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:03

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has used the official opening of the International Criminal Court’s new headquarters to renew calls for more countries to join the world’s first permanent criminal tribunal and cooperate in its investigations. Ban called Tuesday’s opening by Dutch King Willem-Alexander “a milestone in global efforts to promote […]

No charges for prison guard who killed biker in Denver brawl

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Colorado Department of Corrections officer who fatally shot a biker during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show. The Denver district attorney’s office said Tuesday that 33-year-old Derrick Duran claimed self-defense in the violent January clash, making it unlikely a jury would convict him in the […]
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No charges for prison guard who killed biker in Denver brawl

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Colorado Department of Corrections officer who fatally shot a biker during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show. The Denver district attorney’s office said Tuesday that 33-year-old Derrick Duran claimed self-defense in the violent January clash, making it unlikely a jury would convict him in the […]
Categories: Sports Center

No charges for prison guard who killed biker in Denver brawl

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 00:00

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors won’t file charges against a Colorado Department of Corrections officer who fatally shot a biker during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show. The Denver district attorney’s office said Tuesday that 33-year-old Derrick Duran claimed self-defense in the violent January clash, making it unlikely a jury would convict him in the […]