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Fire chief says blaze destroys historic stadium in Oregon

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:39
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A spectacular fire destroyed Eugene’s historic Civic Stadium on Monday evening and prompted the temporary evacuation of a two-block area, the fire chief said. Fire crews found flames shooting twice the height of the structure when they were called to the stadium at about 5:30 p.m., police spokesman John Hankemeier said. […]
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Seattle area home prices up nearly 1 percent for April

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:31
Home prices and sales volumes in the Seattle metro area in April posted healthy gains that outpaced the nation, according to Case-Shiller index data released Tuesday.
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Seattle area home prices up nearly 1 percent for April

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:31
Home prices and sales volumes in the Seattle metro area in April posted healthy gains that outpaced the nation, according to Case-Shiller index data released Tuesday.
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US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:30
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2-to-1 that a lower court judge was right to […]
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US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:30
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a federal appeals court said Tuesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2-to-1 that a lower court judge was right to […]
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US stocks open higher on speculation of a late Greek deal

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:25
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on speculation that the Greek government is considering a last-minute attempt to break the deadlock between the country and its creditors. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,066, as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial […]
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US stocks open higher on speculation of a late Greek deal

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:25
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in early trading on speculation that the Greek government is considering a last-minute attempt to break the deadlock between the country and its creditors. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose nine points, or 0.4 percent, to 2,066, as of 10:10 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial […]
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Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:20
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says the Gulf commercial hub of Dubai will soon add the world’s first office building made using three-dimensional printer technology to its collection of eye-catching buildings. Emirati Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed al-Gergawi said on Tuesday that the project is part of a broader effort […]
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Dubai plans to build 3-D printed office building

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:20
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says the Gulf commercial hub of Dubai will soon add the world’s first office building made using three-dimensional printer technology to its collection of eye-catching buildings. Emirati Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed al-Gergawi said on Tuesday that the project is part of a broader effort […]
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Consumer confidence index climbs to 101.4 in June

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 101.4 in June, up from a May reading of 94.6. The […]
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Consumer confidence index climbs to 101.4 in June

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 101.4 in June, up from a May reading of 94.6. The […]
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Questions and answers about the expiring Export-Import Bank

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank’s charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end […]
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Questions and answers about the expiring Export-Import Bank

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 22:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Export-Import Bank expires Tuesday at midnight for the first time since the small federal agency was created during the Depression to help U.S. businesses export their products. Congress failed to renew the bank’s charter because of opposition from Republicans who say it amounts to corporate welfare. However, the shutdown may end […]
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Man jailed for not paying $749 fare for 300-mile cab ride

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:45
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been jailed because he couldn’t pay the $749 fare. Police say 35-year-old New York City resident John Williams Jr. took the taxi from Philadelphia to Uniontown with his children early Saturday. But when they […]
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Man jailed for not paying $749 fare for 300-mile cab ride

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:45
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man who took a 300-mile cab ride across Pennsylvania to surprise his fiancee has been jailed because he couldn’t pay the $749 fare. Police say 35-year-old New York City resident John Williams Jr. took the taxi from Philadelphia to Uniontown with his children early Saturday. But when they […]
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Pennsylvania racetrack cancels races due to running deer

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:45
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania thoroughbred track has canceled its racing card for a second day as officials deal with deer running onto the track during races. The Erie Times-News (http://bit.ly/1LzQlII ) says one deer ran onto the track at Presque Isle Downs & Casino on Sunday, cutting in front of the lead horse […]
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Pennsylvania racetrack cancels races due to running deer

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:45
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania thoroughbred track has canceled its racing card for a second day as officials deal with deer running onto the track during races. The Erie Times-News (http://bit.ly/1LzQlII ) says one deer ran onto the track at Presque Isle Downs & Casino on Sunday, cutting in front of the lead horse […]
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Justices take up dispute over union fees

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. The justices said Tuesday they will hear an appeal from a group of California teachers who say it violates their […]
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Justices take up dispute over union fees

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:43
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that labor officials say could threaten membership and further weaken union clout. The justices said Tuesday they will hear an appeal from a group of California teachers who say it violates their […]
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Northwest watercolorists and poems by a North Cascades naturalist

NBA - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:15
New books by Seattle-area authors include a celebration of The Northwest Watercolor Society 75th anniversary, and poems by a North Cascades naturalist.
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