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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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Officials: Candles possible cause of NYC church fire

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

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church is under investigation but it could have been candles. The Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava (SAH’-vah) burned on Sunday, the same day Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter. Fire officials said Tuesday […]
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Officials: Candles possible cause of NYC church fire

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

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire department officials say the cause of a blaze that destroyed a historic New York City church is under investigation but it could have been candles. The Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava (SAH’-vah) burned on Sunday, the same day Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter. Fire officials said Tuesday […]
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Ex-49er Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman

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

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a “developmentally delayed” woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward. Dana Stubblefield is accused of raping the woman in his home in […]
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Ex-49er Stubblefield denies sexually assaulting woman

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

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco 49er defensive lineman charged with raping a “developmentally delayed” woman denied the charges Tuesday, saying the episode was a consensual encounter with a mentally competent woman who asked for money and a job afterward. Dana Stubblefield is accused of raping the woman in his home in […]
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Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:15

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune.
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Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:15

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s largest newspaper, The Tampa Bay Times, says it has purchased its main competitor, the Tampa Tribune.
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AP NewsAlert

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:12

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — DEA: Illinois woman has died after being shot in drive-by shooting along Wisconsin interstate.
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AP NewsAlert

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:12

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — DEA: Illinois woman has died after being shot in drive-by shooting along Wisconsin interstate.
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‘Blues Brothers’ cartoon show tuning up for a television gig

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:10

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Blues Brothers” could be coming to TV as a prime-time animated comedy series. Bento Box Entertainment Tuesday announced the project, co-created by executive producers Dan Aykroyd, former “Saturday Night Live” writer Anne Beatts and Judy Belushi, widow of Blues Brothers co-founder John Belushi. The series will be based on the […]
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‘Blues Brothers’ cartoon show tuning up for a television gig

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 03:10

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Blues Brothers” could be coming to TV as a prime-time animated comedy series. Bento Box Entertainment Tuesday announced the project, co-created by executive producers Dan Aykroyd, former “Saturday Night Live” writer Anne Beatts and Judy Belushi, widow of Blues Brothers co-founder John Belushi. The series will be based on the […]
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UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:23

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Norway’s former environment and development minister Erik Solheim to head the U.N. environment agency and announced his choice of Mexican ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano for the U.N.’s top climate change post. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Solheim’s appointment Tuesday and Ban’s intention to appoint Espinosa as […]
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UN chief names choices for top UN environments posts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:23

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Norway’s former environment and development minister Erik Solheim to head the U.N. environment agency and announced his choice of Mexican ambassador Patricia Espinosa Cantellano for the U.N.’s top climate change post. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric announced Solheim’s appointment Tuesday and Ban’s intention to appoint Espinosa as […]
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Regulators increase proposed penalty against Ride the Ducks for deadly crash

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:21

State regulators have approved a new settlement agreement Ride the Ducks Seattle, increasing the penalty to $308,000 after saying a previous amount was inadequate.
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Regulators increase proposed penalty against Ride the Ducks for deadly crash

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:21

State regulators have approved a new settlement agreement Ride the Ducks Seattle, increasing the penalty to $308,000 after saying a previous amount was inadequate.
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Rio city council commission formed to probe Olympic projects

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:14

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s city council has set up a commission to investigate whether the city’s Olympic projects were tarnished by corruption. The five-member commission is expected to request contracts and other documents related to the stadiums, highways and other projects built for the Aug. 5-21 games. The councilman behind the […]
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Rio city council commission formed to probe Olympic projects

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 02:14

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s city council has set up a commission to investigate whether the city’s Olympic projects were tarnished by corruption. The five-member commission is expected to request contracts and other documents related to the stadiums, highways and other projects built for the Aug. 5-21 games. The councilman behind the […]
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