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Cavaliers not crying foul over LeBron’s lack of free throws

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:47

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue celebrated his 39th birthday on Tuesday and proudly showed off a few gray hairs — silvery-speckled souvenirs of job-related stress. “I dyed mine gray,” Lue joked. “My Barack Obama look.” Well, Lue may soon be grayer than the president if King James doesn’t get to the free-throw […]
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Cavaliers not crying foul over LeBron’s lack of free throws

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:47

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue celebrated his 39th birthday on Tuesday and proudly showed off a few gray hairs — silvery-speckled souvenirs of job-related stress. “I dyed mine gray,” Lue joked. “My Barack Obama look.” Well, Lue may soon be grayer than the president if King James doesn’t get to the free-throw […]
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San Francisco OKs settlement after deadly 2013 airport crash

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:40

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city leaders have approved a $3.45 million settlement from Asiana Airlines involving a fiery 2013 airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200 others. The city attorney had called the proposed settlement the final chapter in the tragedy caused when Asiana Flight 214 clipped a seawall on […]
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San Francisco OKs settlement after deadly 2013 airport crash

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:40

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco city leaders have approved a $3.45 million settlement from Asiana Airlines involving a fiery 2013 airport crash that killed three people and injured nearly 200 others. The city attorney had called the proposed settlement the final chapter in the tragedy caused when Asiana Flight 214 clipped a seawall on […]
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Business Highlights

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:22

___ Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life 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 […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:22

___ Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life 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 […]
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Rookie reform: Dolphins, Jags make changes to newcomer camps

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

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins won’t need helmets for rookie minicamps. No 11-on-11 drills. No 7-on-7 work. The Dolphins don’t even plan to set foot on the practice field. The Sunshine State teams could be starting an NFL trend this week by making significant changes to the way they handle […]
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Rookie reform: Dolphins, Jags make changes to newcomer camps

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

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins won’t need helmets for rookie minicamps. No 11-on-11 drills. No 7-on-7 work. The Dolphins don’t even plan to set foot on the practice field. The Sunshine State teams could be starting an NFL trend this week by making significant changes to the way they handle […]
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Internal probe ends in police shooting of man in wheelchair

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

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police say they have finished an internal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black man in a wheelchair. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that the Wilmington Police department’s Office of Professional Standards had completed an investigation to determine whether officers involved in the September shooting of Jeremy […]
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Internal probe ends in police shooting of man in wheelchair

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

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Wilmington police say they have finished an internal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black man in a wheelchair. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that the Wilmington Police department’s Office of Professional Standards had completed an investigation to determine whether officers involved in the September shooting of Jeremy […]
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AP NewsAlert

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:16

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia governor will veto bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses.
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AP NewsAlert

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:16

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia governor will veto bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses.
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US secretary of interior touts conservation fund in Montana

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:11

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday used Montana’s scenic Hauser Lake as a backdrop while urging Congress to permanently reauthorize a key funding source for the country’s parks and recreation system. Federal officials have cobbled together a temporary funding extension until Congress can decide whether to rededicate money from oil and […]
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US secretary of interior touts conservation fund in Montana

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:11

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday used Montana’s scenic Hauser Lake as a backdrop while urging Congress to permanently reauthorize a key funding source for the country’s parks and recreation system. Federal officials have cobbled together a temporary funding extension until Congress can decide whether to rededicate money from oil and […]
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Nielsen’s top programs for April 25-May 1

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

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 25-May 1. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 14.13 million. 2. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC, 11.75 million. 3. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 10.34 million. Most Read StoriesSeattle City Council kills sale of street for Sodo arena; Sonics fans despairFormer Skyline […]
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Nielsen’s top programs for April 25-May 1

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

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 25-May 1. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 14.13 million. 2. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC, 11.75 million. 3. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 10.34 million. Most Read StoriesSeattle City Council kills sale of street for Sodo arena; Sonics fans despairFormer Skyline […]
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Obama honors Connecticut woman as Teacher of the Year

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring as National Teacher of the Year a Connecticut woman who has demonstrated through her own life that students can overcome obstacles. Obama says high school teacher Jahana Hayes’ enthusiasm makes her a natural talent in the classroom. The 44-year-old history teacher grew up in a Waterbury housing […]
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Obama honors Connecticut woman as Teacher of the Year

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is honoring as National Teacher of the Year a Connecticut woman who has demonstrated through her own life that students can overcome obstacles. Obama says high school teacher Jahana Hayes’ enthusiasm makes her a natural talent in the classroom. The 44-year-old history teacher grew up in a Waterbury housing […]
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Technical problems impair donors in GiveBIG event

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:02

Technical problems are marring Tuesday’s GiveBIG event, one of the Seattle area’s biggest annual collective-charitable giving days.
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Technical problems impair donors in GiveBIG event

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 05:02

Technical problems are marring Tuesday’s GiveBIG event, one of the Seattle area’s biggest annual collective-charitable giving days.
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