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Cal State teachers OK tentative pact with 10.5 percent hikes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 04:01

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union representing nearly 30,000 teachers in the nation’s largest public university system said Tuesday that its rank-and-file members have overwhelmingly approved a new, three-year contract that grants raises totaling 10.5 percent over the next 14 months. The deal still must be approved by the California State University Board of Trustees, […]
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Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:59

NEW YORK (AP) — Are we there yet? It’s another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk. Earnings at big U.S. companies are on track to tumble 6.4 percent in the first quarter, the worst since the financial crisis. That would also be […]
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Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:59

NEW YORK (AP) — Are we there yet? It’s another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk. Earnings at big U.S. companies are on track to tumble 6.4 percent in the first quarter, the worst since the financial crisis. That would also be […]
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Orioles place SS JJ Hardy on DL with foot fracture

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:58

BALTIMORE (AP) — Shortstop J.J. Hardy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles because of a hairline fracture in his left foot. Hardy is expected to miss four-to-six weeks. He was in the Orioles clubhouse on Tuesday on crutches and will wear a boot for two to three weeks. The […]
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Orioles place SS JJ Hardy on DL with foot fracture

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:58

BALTIMORE (AP) — Shortstop J.J. Hardy has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles because of a hairline fracture in his left foot. Hardy is expected to miss four-to-six weeks. He was in the Orioles clubhouse on Tuesday on crutches and will wear a boot for two to three weeks. The […]
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Swedish Cherry Hill expansion heads to City Council for vote

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:52

A plan to double the size of the Swedish Medical Center’s Cherry Hill campus is headed to the City Council for a vote next week. The expansion, first proposed in 2011, has drawn sharp criticism from neighbors who object to the height and bulk of the project.
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Swedish Cherry Hill expansion heads to City Council for vote

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:52

A plan to double the size of the Swedish Medical Center’s Cherry Hill campus is headed to the City Council for a vote next week. The expansion, first proposed in 2011, has drawn sharp criticism from neighbors who object to the height and bulk of the project.
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Prison guard says he fired as he was punched at biker brawl

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:38

DENVER (AP) — Newly released police reports show a Colorado corrections officer who killed a man during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show told investigators he fired the first shot because he was being punched and cornered. A 195-page report released Tuesday says police proposed charging Derrick Duran with first-degree murder in the January […]
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Prison guard says he fired as he was punched at biker brawl

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:38

DENVER (AP) — Newly released police reports show a Colorado corrections officer who killed a man during a shootout at a Denver motorcycle show told investigators he fired the first shot because he was being punched and cornered. A 195-page report released Tuesday says police proposed charging Derrick Duran with first-degree murder in the January […]
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3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:24

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The organization’s Director of Operations Dominik Stillhart said Tuesday on Twitter it is doing everything it can to bring its staff back safely. The Congo-based Center of Study for the Promotion of Peace, Democracy and […]
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3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:24

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The organization’s Director of Operations Dominik Stillhart said Tuesday on Twitter it is doing everything it can to bring its staff back safely. The Congo-based Center of Study for the Promotion of Peace, Democracy and […]
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Report: Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss receive invite to NBA draft combine

WA Huskies - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:19

Former Washington Husky star freshmen Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss expected to be among 70 hopefuls participating at next week's NBA draft combine in Chicago.
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Report: Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss receive invite to NBA draft combine

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:19

Former Washington Husky star freshmen Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss expected to be among 70 hopefuls participating at next week's NBA draft combine in Chicago.
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Report: Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss receive invite to NBA draft combine

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:19

Former Washington Husky star freshmen Dejounte Murray and Marquese Chriss expected to be among 70 hopefuls participating at next week's NBA draft combine in Chicago.
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Woman wounded in Wisconsin interstate shooting dies

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:18

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal authorities say an Illinois woman has died after being shot during an apparently random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while she was traveling with her husband and children. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency released a statement Tuesday saying 44-year-old Tracy Czaczkowski has died, two days after she was shot. […]
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Woman wounded in Wisconsin interstate shooting dies

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:18

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal authorities say an Illinois woman has died after being shot during an apparently random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while she was traveling with her husband and children. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency released a statement Tuesday saying 44-year-old Tracy Czaczkowski has died, two days after she was shot. […]
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Tampa Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribune

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:18

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry. In a statement released Tuesday, Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash said he intends to create one financially secure, locally owned daily newspaper in the Tampa Bay region. […]
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Tampa Bay Times purchases main competitor, the Tampa Tribune

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:18

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune, ending a decades-long newspaper rivalry. In a statement released Tuesday, Times chairman and CEO Paul Tash said he intends to create one financially secure, locally owned daily newspaper in the Tampa Bay region. […]
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Filipino militants threaten 3 hostages after beheading 1

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:17

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants have threatened to kill three more hostages in their jungle base in the southern Philippines more than a week after beheading a Canadian man after they failed to get a huge ransom demand by a deadline. In a video circulated Tuesday by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi […]
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Filipino militants threaten 3 hostages after beheading 1

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:17

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants have threatened to kill three more hostages in their jungle base in the southern Philippines more than a week after beheading a Canadian man after they failed to get a huge ransom demand by a deadline. In a video circulated Tuesday by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi […]
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