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State fines ex-Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon for campaign violations

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:23

The state Public Disclosure Commission has fined former Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon $4,200 for violating state campaign laws during his 2011 re-election campaign.
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State fines ex-Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon for campaign violations

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:23

The state Public Disclosure Commission has fined former Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon $4,200 for violating state campaign laws during his 2011 re-election campaign.
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2016 NFL Draft: Live Seahawks coverage and analysis of the first round

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:20

Draft day is finally here! Follow along live as we break down the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, along with the Seahawks' No. 26 pick.
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2016 NFL Draft: Live Seahawks coverage and analysis of the first round

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:20

Draft day is finally here! Follow along live as we break down the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, along with the Seahawks' No. 26 pick.
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California Democrats will meet to choose national delegates

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While much of the political attention is focused on the California GOP convention this weekend, Democrats are holding important meetings around the state to select delegates to the national convention in Philadelphia. The party business is drawing outsize interest as California’s presidential primary — the last in the nation — is […]
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California Democrats will meet to choose national delegates

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While much of the political attention is focused on the California GOP convention this weekend, Democrats are holding important meetings around the state to select delegates to the national convention in Philadelphia. The party business is drawing outsize interest as California’s presidential primary — the last in the nation — is […]
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EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. government says the owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new measures meant to slow and help monitor the blaze. Environmental Protection Agency regional chief Mark Hague said Thursday that Republic Services will install temperature monitors and cooling loops, which are […]
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EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:17

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. government says the owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new measures meant to slow and help monitor the blaze. Environmental Protection Agency regional chief Mark Hague said Thursday that Republic Services will install temperature monitors and cooling loops, which are […]
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NBA says Wade wasn’t fouled in final seconds of Game 5 loss

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:12

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA says Dwyane Wade was not fouled on Miami’s final offensive play of the Heat loss to Charlotte in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference first-round series. Wade thought he was fouled with 2.6 seconds left as he tried to tie the game while being defended by the Hornets’ Cody […]
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NBA says Wade wasn’t fouled in final seconds of Game 5 loss

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:12

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA says Dwyane Wade was not fouled on Miami’s final offensive play of the Heat loss to Charlotte in Game 5 of the teams’ Eastern Conference first-round series. Wade thought he was fouled with 2.6 seconds left as he tried to tie the game while being defended by the Hornets’ Cody […]
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Seahawks waive Phillip Sims, one of only two quarterbacks on roster

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:09

Seattle on Thursday waived backup QB Phillip Sims, leaving the team with just one QB on the roster --- Russell Wilson.
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Seahawks waive Phillip Sims, one of only two quarterbacks on roster

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:09

Seattle on Thursday waived backup QB Phillip Sims, leaving the team with just one QB on the roster --- Russell Wilson.
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Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:06

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The president of a Florida zoo defended Thursday the decision to tranquilize and not kill a rare Malayan tiger that had fatally attacked a keeper and was preventing rescuers from giving her aid. Palm Beach Zoo President Andrew Aiken told a news conference rescuers feared a bullet could ricochet […]
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Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 06:06

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The president of a Florida zoo defended Thursday the decision to tranquilize and not kill a rare Malayan tiger that had fatally attacked a keeper and was preventing rescuers from giving her aid. Palm Beach Zoo President Andrew Aiken told a news conference rescuers feared a bullet could ricochet […]
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Illinois school settles separation of church and state case

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:59

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge. For generations, most students at the Teutopolis Grade School in central Illinois have started the day […]
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Illinois school settles separation of church and state case

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:59

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An Illinois public school that requires students who ride the bus to arrive early for optional religious instruction at a Roman Catholic parish has agreed to discontinue the practice in response to a legal challenge. For generations, most students at the Teutopolis Grade School in central Illinois have started the day […]
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How to become a homeowner when you don’t qualify for a mortgage

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:50

Lease-to-own contracts and land contracts are different legal ways to transfer occupancy of a property from an existing owner who does not want to occupy it to someone else who does but cannot immediately qualify for the financing required to purchase it outright.
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How to become a homeowner when you don’t qualify for a mortgage

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:50

Lease-to-own contracts and land contracts are different legal ways to transfer occupancy of a property from an existing owner who does not want to occupy it to someone else who does but cannot immediately qualify for the financing required to purchase it outright.
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Business Highlights

NBA - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:45

___ US economy struggles at start of election year WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. With consumers and businesses turning cautious, the U.S. struggled to grow in the first three months of a presidential election year that is shining the spotlight on the economy’s fitful recovery. Gross domestic […]
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Business Highlights

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 05:45

___ US economy struggles at start of election year WASHINGTON (AP) — It was not a great start for the U.S. economy. With consumers and businesses turning cautious, the U.S. struggled to grow in the first three months of a presidential election year that is shining the spotlight on the economy’s fitful recovery. Gross domestic […]
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