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Iowa Capitol evacuated for burnt pizza crust

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:04
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Weeks after burned macaroni and cheese emptied out the Iowa Capitol, a charred pizza crust has done it again. The crust burned Tuesday morning in the Capitol cafeteria, prompting a brief evacuation. Department of Administrative Services Spokesman Caleb Hunter says property was not damaged and no one was injured. The […]
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Iowa Capitol evacuated for burnt pizza crust

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:04
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Weeks after burned macaroni and cheese emptied out the Iowa Capitol, a charred pizza crust has done it again. The crust burned Tuesday morning in the Capitol cafeteria, prompting a brief evacuation. Department of Administrative Services Spokesman Caleb Hunter says property was not damaged and no one was injured. The […]
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Mom angry after yearbook omits special education students

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:04
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An angry Utah mother says school administrators made a mistake by leaving her daughter and her special education classmates out of a high school yearbook for the first time in years without announcing the change. Leslee Bailey said yearbooks published by Blue Peak High School in Tooele, Utah, typically include […]
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Mom angry after yearbook omits special education students

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:04
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An angry Utah mother says school administrators made a mistake by leaving her daughter and her special education classmates out of a high school yearbook for the first time in years without announcing the change. Leslee Bailey said yearbooks published by Blue Peak High School in Tooele, Utah, typically include […]
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U.S. looking into whether hostage was kept by ISIS leader

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:03
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating the possibility that the Islamic State militant leader killed Friday was the captor of American hostage Kayla Mueller for a time. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, confirmed the line of inquiry at a breakfast with reporters Tuesday, but declined further comment. […]
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U.S. looking into whether hostage was kept by ISIS leader

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 06:03
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence agencies are investigating the possibility that the Islamic State militant leader killed Friday was the captor of American hostage Kayla Mueller for a time. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, confirmed the line of inquiry at a breakfast with reporters Tuesday, but declined further comment. […]
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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:54
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu is beginning to tighten supplies. The Midwest price of a dozen large eggs rose to $1.88. That’s 58 percent higher than they were a month ago when the bird flu first hit Iowa chicken farms. […]
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Egg prices jump as impact of bird flu begins pinching supply

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:54
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices have surged higher as the death of millions of hens from bird flu is beginning to tighten supplies. The Midwest price of a dozen large eggs rose to $1.88. That’s 58 percent higher than they were a month ago when the bird flu first hit Iowa chicken farms. […]
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Woman charged with killing cats to punish grandchildren

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:51
GODFREY, Ill. (AP) — A 71-year-old Illinois woman faces a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly killing a cat and four kittens to punish her grandchildren for not cleaning their rooms. Josephine E. Bell of the southwestern Illinois town of Godfrey was arrested Monday night. She remained in jail Tuesday in lieu of $15,000 bond. […]
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Woman charged with killing cats to punish grandchildren

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:51
GODFREY, Ill. (AP) — A 71-year-old Illinois woman faces a felony animal cruelty charge for allegedly killing a cat and four kittens to punish her grandchildren for not cleaning their rooms. Josephine E. Bell of the southwestern Illinois town of Godfrey was arrested Monday night. She remained in jail Tuesday in lieu of $15,000 bond. […]
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Pregame notes and lineups: Mariners at Orioles

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:47
Welington Castillo won’t be in uniform for the Mariners tonight. He is arriving after game time. Consequently, the Mariners have not made a roster move to put him on the active roster. That will happen either tonight after the game or tomorrow. Obviously, back-up catcher Jesus Sucre will be sent to Class AAA Tacoma and Castillo will […]
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Pregame notes and lineups: Mariners at Orioles

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:47
Welington Castillo won’t be in uniform for the Mariners tonight. He is arriving after game time. Consequently, the Mariners have not made a roster move to put him on the active roster. That will happen either tonight after the game or tomorrow. Obviously, back-up catcher Jesus Sucre will be sent to Class AAA Tacoma and Castillo will […]
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Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to host pre-Women’s World Cup event at Space Needle

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:22
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team stars Hope Solo and Megan Rapinoe will co-host a “#SheBelieves in her community” pre-World Cup event on Friday afternoon at the Space Needle. Both Solo and Rapinoe will take questions from the kids in the audience during the event, which runs from 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. […]
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Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe to host pre-Women’s World Cup event at Space Needle

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:22
Seattle Reign and United States women’s national team stars Hope Solo and Megan Rapinoe will co-host a “#SheBelieves in her community” pre-World Cup event on Friday afternoon at the Space Needle. Both Solo and Rapinoe will take questions from the kids in the audience during the event, which runs from 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. […]
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Joe Arpaio racial-profiling case to cost Arizona taxpayers $45M

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:18
PHOENIX (AP) — As county officials in metro Phoenix work to enact a budget for the next fiscal year, they are confronted with a looming financial liability: the legal costs associated with Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s racial-profiling case. Taxpayers are already on the hook for an estimated $45 million stemming from the racial-profiling lawsuit filed over […]
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Joe Arpaio racial-profiling case to cost Arizona taxpayers $45M

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:18
PHOENIX (AP) — As county officials in metro Phoenix work to enact a budget for the next fiscal year, they are confronted with a looming financial liability: the legal costs associated with Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s racial-profiling case. Taxpayers are already on the hook for an estimated $45 million stemming from the racial-profiling lawsuit filed over […]
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New discipline data allows comparisons among districts

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:01
A lack of data has long hindered school discipline improvements, particularly regarding students of different races. That’s about to change. Now everyone will be able to see which districts suspend or expel the most students.
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New discipline data allows comparisons among districts

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:01
A lack of data has long hindered school discipline improvements, particularly regarding students of different races. That’s about to change. Now everyone will be able to see which districts suspend or expel the most students.
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S2 forward Andy Craven named USL Player of the Week

NBA - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:00
Sounders 2 forward Andy Craven has been voted the United Soccer League Player of the Week for the second time this season — though the campaign is still just nine weeks old. Craven scored two goals as Seattle rallied to defeat the Oklahoma City Energy last Friday at Starfire Sports Complex. Craven also won the […]
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S2 forward Andy Craven named USL Player of the Week

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/20/2015 - 05:00
Sounders 2 forward Andy Craven has been voted the United Soccer League Player of the Week for the second time this season — though the campaign is still just nine weeks old. Craven scored two goals as Seattle rallied to defeat the Oklahoma City Energy last Friday at Starfire Sports Complex. Craven also won the […]
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