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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:53

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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Perkins Coie to offer 15 percent discount to startups with women executives

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:53

The Seattle-based law firm launched Le[a]dBetter to encourage companies to hire women in executive business roles.
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Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:50

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans said that they have hired an attorney and plan to contest the governor’s executive order, which restored the rights of felons […]
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Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons’ voting rights

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:50

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans said that they have hired an attorney and plan to contest the governor’s executive order, which restored the rights of felons […]
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Judge temporarily blocks removal of Confederate monument in Louisville

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:49

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has temporarily barred the city of Louisville from removing a 70-foot-tall Confederate monument from the University of Louisville campus. Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman signed a restraining order Monday morning forbidding the city from moving the 121-year-old obelisk honoring Kentuckians who died fighting for the Confederacy in the Civil […]
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Judge temporarily blocks removal of Confederate monument in Louisville

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:49

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has temporarily barred the city of Louisville from removing a 70-foot-tall Confederate monument from the University of Louisville campus. Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman signed a restraining order Monday morning forbidding the city from moving the 121-year-old obelisk honoring Kentuckians who died fighting for the Confederacy in the Civil […]
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US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending advanced in March to its highest level in more than eight years. Gains in home building and nonresidential construction offset a drop in government projects. The Commerce Department says construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March after a 1 percent gain in February. The back-to-back increases raised total spending […]
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US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending advanced in March to its highest level in more than eight years. Gains in home building and nonresidential construction offset a drop in government projects. The Commerce Department says construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March after a 1 percent gain in February. The back-to-back increases raised total spending […]
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Man charged after cop helps find his marijuana lost in yard

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:06

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who got a police officer’s help to find a bit of marijuana lost in his yard has been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse. The patrolman’s body camera video shows an intoxicated man admitting he lost the drug. The Alliance officer says he doesn’t want children to find it […]
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Man charged after cop helps find his marijuana lost in yard

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:06

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who got a police officer’s help to find a bit of marijuana lost in his yard has been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse. The patrolman’s body camera video shows an intoxicated man admitting he lost the drug. The Alliance officer says he doesn’t want children to find it […]
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US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to highest level in more than 8 years

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to highest level in more than 8 years.
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US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to highest level in more than 8 years

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:03

WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending rose 0.3 percent in March to highest level in more than 8 years.
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Indonesian police fatally shoot French citizen in Bali

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:01

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they fatally shot a French citizen after he stabbed a policeman to death while resisting arrest on the resort island of Bali. Bali police chief Maj. Gen. Sugeng Priyanto said Amokrane Sabet, reportedly a former mixed martial arts fighter, was shot during a skirmish Monday in front of […]
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Indonesian police fatally shoot French citizen in Bali

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:01

BALI, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they fatally shot a French citizen after he stabbed a policeman to death while resisting arrest on the resort island of Bali. Bali police chief Maj. Gen. Sugeng Priyanto said Amokrane Sabet, reportedly a former mixed martial arts fighter, was shot during a skirmish Monday in front of […]
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What the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ 2016 NFL draft

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:00

A sampling of national-media reaction after the Seahawks compiled their picks in the 2016 NFL draft.
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What the national media are saying about the Seahawks’ 2016 NFL draft

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:00

A sampling of national-media reaction after the Seahawks compiled their picks in the 2016 NFL draft.
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Either force issue of phone addiction or get out

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:00

Partner’s phone problem; dilemma over picking a guardian.
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Either force issue of phone addiction or get out

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 22:00

Partner’s phone problem; dilemma over picking a guardian.
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Marchionne named Ferrari’s new CEO

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 21:56

MILAN (AP) — Sports carmaker Ferrari NV says Sergio Marchionne has been named CEO, while retaining his position as chairman. The move was announced Monday as Ferrari posted its best first-quarter earnings ever, a 19-percent increase in net profit to 78 million euros ($89.5 million). That compares with 65 million euros in the same period […]
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Marchionne named Ferrari’s new CEO

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 21:56

MILAN (AP) — Sports carmaker Ferrari NV says Sergio Marchionne has been named CEO, while retaining his position as chairman. The move was announced Monday as Ferrari posted its best first-quarter earnings ever, a 19-percent increase in net profit to 78 million euros ($89.5 million). That compares with 65 million euros in the same period […]
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