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Valeant CEO will cite ‘mistakes’ in price-hiking strategy

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:22

WASHINGTON (AP) — The outgoing CEO of embattled drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals will tell lawmakers Wednesday that he was “too aggressive” and made mistakes in drastically hiking prices for several critical medicines, according to testimony provided to The Associated Press. J. Michael Pearson will issue the unusual mea culpa on Capitol Hill for the business strategy […]
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Lake Washington district voters backing school-bond measure

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:20

The Lake Washington School District is passing a $398 million construction bond — after three failed tries. Issaquah, Vashon Island and Everett are also passing school-funding measures, but bonds are falling short in Kent and Marysville.
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Lake Washington district voters backing school-bond measure

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:20

The Lake Washington School District is passing a $398 million construction bond — after three failed tries. Issaquah, Vashon Island and Everett are also passing school-funding measures, but bonds are falling short in Kent and Marysville.
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Testimony resumes in friars’ child endangerment hearing

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:14

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Testimony is set to resume in the case of three Franciscan friars charged with allowing a suspected sexual predator to teach at a Pennsylvania high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. Wednesday’s preliminary hearing will determine whether Giles Schinelli, Robert D’Aversa and Anthony Criscitelli will […]
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Testimony resumes in friars’ child endangerment hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:14

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Testimony is set to resume in the case of three Franciscan friars charged with allowing a suspected sexual predator to teach at a Pennsylvania high school and hold other jobs where he molested more than 100 children. Wednesday’s preliminary hearing will determine whether Giles Schinelli, Robert D’Aversa and Anthony Criscitelli will […]
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Vermont governor to meet with Jay Peak employees

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:12

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Democratic Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is meeting with employees of Jay Peak Resort, nearly two weeks after the Securities and Exchange Commission and state accused the resort’s owner and president of a massive fraud scheme. Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros of Miami and resort president Bill Stenger of Newport, Vermont, are […]
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Vermont governor to meet with Jay Peak employees

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:12

JAY, Vt. (AP) — Democratic Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is meeting with employees of Jay Peak Resort, nearly two weeks after the Securities and Exchange Commission and state accused the resort’s owner and president of a massive fraud scheme. Jay Peak owner Ariel Quiros of Miami and resort president Bill Stenger of Newport, Vermont, are […]
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Judge to get case update on Ohio man arrested at Trump rally

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:11

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will be updated on the case of a college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. Magistrate Sharon Ovington plans to meet with attorneys Wednesday morning in a status conference. A prosecutor told her earlier this month that both sides were discussing “resolution […]
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Judge to get case update on Ohio man arrested at Trump rally

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:11

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio will be updated on the case of a college student who rushed the stage at a Donald Trump rally. Magistrate Sharon Ovington plans to meet with attorneys Wednesday morning in a status conference. A prosecutor told her earlier this month that both sides were discussing “resolution […]
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Actor Columbus Short fails drug test while on probation

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show that former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has tested positive for cocaine and marijuana use and is facing a probation violation in a felony assault case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leslie E. Brown received details about the failed drug tests Thursday and ordered the actor to appear at […]
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Actor Columbus Short fails drug test while on probation

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:10

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Court records show that former “Scandal” actor Columbus Short has tested positive for cocaine and marijuana use and is facing a probation violation in a felony assault case. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Leslie E. Brown received details about the failed drug tests Thursday and ordered the actor to appear at […]
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No Fed rate hike expected Wednesday, but what about in June?

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — On this, pretty much every economist agrees: The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged when it ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday. What’s unclear is whether it will hint about the likelihood of a rate hike at its next meeting in June. With the U.S. job market healthy and the stock […]
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No Fed rate hike expected Wednesday, but what about in June?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — On this, pretty much every economist agrees: The Federal Reserve will keep interest rates unchanged when it ends its latest policy meeting Wednesday. What’s unclear is whether it will hint about the likelihood of a rate hike at its next meeting in June. With the U.S. job market healthy and the stock […]
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Woman found in Woodway woods died of hypothermia

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:05

Amy Kennelly, 48, was reported missing by her family March 2, two days after police found her car deserted after it struck a home’s garage door. Her body was found the next day about 100 yards away.
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Woman found in Woodway woods died of hypothermia

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:05

Amy Kennelly, 48, was reported missing by her family March 2, two days after police found her car deserted after it struck a home’s garage door. Her body was found the next day about 100 yards away.
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Washington Open golf will feature field of 136 at Meridian Valley

WA Huskies - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:52

Past winners at the May 16-18 event include Fred Couples, Ken Still and Don Bies.
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Thousands of chickens killed in fire at Connecticut coop

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:21

LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of chickens have died in a fire at a coop in Connecticut that belongs to a major egg producer. The Hartford Courant (http://cour.at/1ryhV3o ) reports at least 80,000 chickens were killed in the blaze Tuesday at Kofkoff Egg Farms in Lebanon. No farm workers or firefighters were hurt. The company […]
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Thousands of chickens killed in fire at Connecticut coop

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:21

LEBANON, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of chickens have died in a fire at a coop in Connecticut that belongs to a major egg producer. The Hartford Courant (http://cour.at/1ryhV3o ) reports at least 80,000 chickens were killed in the blaze Tuesday at Kofkoff Egg Farms in Lebanon. No farm workers or firefighters were hurt. The company […]
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NY attorney general announces settlement with ticket brokers

NBA - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:17

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a $2.76 million settlement with six ticket brokers as part of its investigation into the concert and sports ticketing industry. The settlement, which was announced Tuesday, stems from an investigation detailed in a January report that found abuses preventing consumers from buying tickets […]
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NY attorney general announces settlement with ticket brokers

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:17

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a $2.76 million settlement with six ticket brokers as part of its investigation into the concert and sports ticketing industry. The settlement, which was announced Tuesday, stems from an investigation detailed in a January report that found abuses preventing consumers from buying tickets […]
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