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Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:04

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still trying to determine a possible motive. It’s possible someone in the family “was involved in something that could have targeted them,” or that the killings occurred during a […]
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Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:04

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re still trying to determine a possible motive. It’s possible someone in the family “was involved in something that could have targeted them,” or that the killings occurred during a […]
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Quotations in the News

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:02

“By the way, if you get a call on Tuesday night that I dropped out, it isn’t true. Keep voting.” — Marco Rubio, tweaking Ted Cruz, whose campaign spread rumors hours before the Iowa caucuses that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race for president. ___ “This is not a generalized public health […]
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Quotations in the News

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 16:02

“By the way, if you get a call on Tuesday night that I dropped out, it isn’t true. Keep voting.” — Marco Rubio, tweaking Ted Cruz, whose campaign spread rumors hours before the Iowa caucuses that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race for president. ___ “This is not a generalized public health […]
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Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:56

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a few minutes’ walk in any direction. Only birds and far-away jet engines disturb the quiet on a sunny winter weekday […]
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Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:56

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn’t much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within a few minutes’ walk in any direction. Only birds and far-away jet engines disturb the quiet on a sunny winter weekday […]
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Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:48

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected. University President James Ramsey announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, meaning this year’s […]
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Louisville men’s basketball team coping with postseason ban

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:48

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will be on the outside looking in at March Madness this spring, a view that neither the Cardinals players nor coach Rick Pitino expected. University President James Ramsey announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, meaning this year’s […]
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Boys basketball: Seattle Prep beats Rainier Beach in upset, 70-63

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:33

The win came three days after Beach beat Garfield, the reigning class 3A state champs ranked eighth in the nation.
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Boys basketball: Seattle Prep beats Rainier Beach in upset, 70-63

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:33

The win came three days after Beach beat Garfield, the reigning class 3A state champs ranked eighth in the nation.
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Super Bowl champions haven’t always been ‘super’

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:30

They have the gaudy rings and the rest of the swag that comes with being a Super Bowl champion. The prism of history, however, isn’t so kind. Some years, the team that rampaged through the fall doesn’t celebrate on a confetti-strewn field in winter, Lombardi Trophy thrust aloft in giddy celebration. For every ’85 Bears […]
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Super Bowl champions haven’t always been ‘super’

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:30

They have the gaudy rings and the rest of the swag that comes with being a Super Bowl champion. The prism of history, however, isn’t so kind. Some years, the team that rampaged through the fall doesn’t celebrate on a confetti-strewn field in winter, Lombardi Trophy thrust aloft in giddy celebration. For every ’85 Bears […]
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Man who gave name to “Peanuts'” Linus dies at age 90

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown’s blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his “Peanuts” comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told […]
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Man who gave name to “Peanuts'” Linus dies at age 90

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown’s blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his “Peanuts” comic strip and cartoons, has died at age 90. Maurer died Jan. 29 in Sonoma, California, his longtime partner Mary Jo Starsiak told […]
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As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:08

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes. Barbara Fass, who temporarily moved out of her Porter Ranch home of […]
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As fix nears for gas leak, residents worry about return home

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:08

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With a possible end in sight to a massive 15-week gas leak, anxious residents displaced from a Los Angeles neighborhood are skeptical a fix is near and worry they may be forced to return too soon to unhealthy homes. Barbara Fass, who temporarily moved out of her Porter Ranch home of […]
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Holy Names’ Fowler claims Metro League gymnastics title

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:07

Fowler posted career-best scores on vault (9.75) and bars (9.525) to lead Holy Names (175.825 points) to a first-place finish. Holy Names, third at last year’s 3A state meet, advances to next week’s district meet, again at Ballard.
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Holy Names’ Fowler claims Metro League gymnastics title

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:07

Fowler posted career-best scores on vault (9.75) and bars (9.525) to lead Holy Names (175.825 points) to a first-place finish. Holy Names, third at last year’s 3A state meet, advances to next week’s district meet, again at Ballard.
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Man arrested on suspicion of killing woman found in wall

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:04

LOMITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the ex-roommate of a woman whose body was found walled up inside a Southern California apartment six years after she disappeared. Forty-three-year-old Randolph Garbutt was arrested Thursday, a day after he was picked up on a traffic warrant. He remains jailed. Authorities believe he bludgeoned 37-year-old Raven Campbell, […]
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Man arrested on suspicion of killing woman found in wall

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 15:04

LOMITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested the ex-roommate of a woman whose body was found walled up inside a Southern California apartment six years after she disappeared. Forty-three-year-old Randolph Garbutt was arrested Thursday, a day after he was picked up on a traffic warrant. He remains jailed. Authorities believe he bludgeoned 37-year-old Raven Campbell, […]
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