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Virginia police investigating deadly force incident

NBA - 1 hour 1 min ago

BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man in rural Virginia is being investigated by the state police. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says Dyzhawn L. Perkins was shot Saturday by Buckingham County deputies after he physically attacked one of them. The deadly encounter began shortly before 1 p.m. after […]
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Virginia police investigating deadly force incident

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 1 min ago

BUCKINGHAM, Va. (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old man in rural Virginia is being investigated by the state police. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller says Dyzhawn L. Perkins was shot Saturday by Buckingham County deputies after he physically attacked one of them. The deadly encounter began shortly before 1 p.m. after […]
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1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

NBA - 1 hour 4 min ago

DENVER (AP) — When sisters Caroline Clark and Dianne Rissman set up their quilt shop in the house on their family farm in Iowa 2004, vendors they would call about fabric or thread would helpfully tell them it would be easier to order on line. “And we’d say, ‘Yeah, it would, if we could get […]
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1930s electricity coops takes Internet initiative

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 4 min ago

DENVER (AP) — When sisters Caroline Clark and Dianne Rissman set up their quilt shop in the house on their family farm in Iowa 2004, vendors they would call about fabric or thread would helpfully tell them it would be easier to order on line. “And we’d say, ‘Yeah, it would, if we could get […]
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Monday Memo

NBA - 1 hour 13 min ago

The business week ahead
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Monday Memo

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 13 min ago

The business week ahead
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Former priest arrested in cold case known for compassion

NBA - 1 hour 15 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — For nearly 20 years, John Feit was known around the St. Vincent de Paul nonprofit agency as one its most compassionate employees. The former priest worked in downtown Phoenix with food-pantry volunteers and even raised money to buy a house for a needy family. His desire to help others was apparent at […]
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Former priest arrested in cold case known for compassion

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 15 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — For nearly 20 years, John Feit was known around the St. Vincent de Paul nonprofit agency as one its most compassionate employees. The former priest worked in downtown Phoenix with food-pantry volunteers and even raised money to buy a house for a needy family. His desire to help others was apparent at […]
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Spain: Popular Party official quits amid corruption claims

NBA - 1 hour 19 min ago

MADRID (AP) — The president of the Madrid branch of Spain’s center-right Popular Party resigned Sunday amid allegations that the party benefited from irregular funding. Esperanza Aguirre, 64, who had been president of the Senate and then Madrid’s regional president until 2012, said she was shocked by revelations her party could have been involved in […]
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Spain: Popular Party official quits amid corruption claims

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 19 min ago

MADRID (AP) — The president of the Madrid branch of Spain’s center-right Popular Party resigned Sunday amid allegations that the party benefited from irregular funding. Esperanza Aguirre, 64, who had been president of the Senate and then Madrid’s regional president until 2012, said she was shocked by revelations her party could have been involved in […]
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The Roots jam with Lenny Kravitz ahead of Grammys

NBA - 1 hour 24 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Roots let Lenny Kravitz — and several other famous friends — rule ahead of the Grammys. Kravitz was among the artists who joined the band Saturday for the third and final night of its 10th annual pre-Grammy jam session at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. The rocker-actor grabbed his guitar […]
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The Roots jam with Lenny Kravitz ahead of Grammys

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 24 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Roots let Lenny Kravitz — and several other famous friends — rule ahead of the Grammys. Kravitz was among the artists who joined the band Saturday for the third and final night of its 10th annual pre-Grammy jam session at the Hotel Cafe in Hollywood. The rocker-actor grabbed his guitar […]
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Demolition next door puts archaeology museum on shaky ground

NBA - 1 hour 24 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has moved thousands of ancient treasures offsite and is using vibration sensors to monitor delicate items still on display while an earth-shaking demolition project continues next door. The Penn Museum — which houses mummies, a Sphinx, pottery and other historical pieces excavated worldwide — has also modified […]
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Demolition next door puts archaeology museum on shaky ground

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 24 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An archaeology museum in Philadelphia has moved thousands of ancient treasures offsite and is using vibration sensors to monitor delicate items still on display while an earth-shaking demolition project continues next door. The Penn Museum — which houses mummies, a Sphinx, pottery and other historical pieces excavated worldwide — has also modified […]
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Debut edition of Spider-Man comic headed to auction

NBA - 1 hour 34 min ago

CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) — Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment. That day may soon be here. Yakoboski’s copy of “Amazing Fantasy” No. 15 […]
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Debut edition of Spider-Man comic headed to auction

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 34 min ago

CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) — Walter Yakoboski scraped together nearly every penny he made as short-order cook in 1979 to begin buying a small collection of rare comic books for $10,000, hoping his boyhood passion could one day pay off as an investment. That day may soon be here. Yakoboski’s copy of “Amazing Fantasy” No. 15 […]
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Long road to recovery after devastating California wildfire

NBA - 1 hour 41 min ago

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — A real estate agent waits to rebuild her home on the same lot she fled in September, mourning the animals she couldn’t save and the family heirlooms she left behind as one of the most devastating wildfires to hit California wiped out her rural subdivision. Another evacuee survived the deadly wildfire […]
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Long road to recovery after devastating California wildfire

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 41 min ago

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) — A real estate agent waits to rebuild her home on the same lot she fled in September, mourning the animals she couldn’t save and the family heirlooms she left behind as one of the most devastating wildfires to hit California wiped out her rural subdivision. Another evacuee survived the deadly wildfire […]
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GOP governor stays popular in Democratic Massachusetts

NBA - 1 hour 43 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — While partisan battles rage in Washington and state capitals, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker thrives in one of the nation’s bluest states. He trades compliments, not jabs, with Democratic legislative leaders and has forged close relationships with other key Democrats, including Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Democrats, in fact, occupy several key posts in […]
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GOP governor stays popular in Democratic Massachusetts

Seattle Seahawks - 1 hour 43 min ago

BOSTON (AP) — While partisan battles rage in Washington and state capitals, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker thrives in one of the nation’s bluest states. He trades compliments, not jabs, with Democratic legislative leaders and has forged close relationships with other key Democrats, including Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. Democrats, in fact, occupy several key posts in […]
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