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2 NY brothers who served in Afghanistan awarded Bronze Stars

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:03

NEW YORK (AP) — Two brothers from suburban New York City have each been awarded a Bronze Star for their service in Afghanistan. The Journal News (http://lohud.us/1NM1Hx4 ) reports Sunday that Staff Sgt. Richard Pisano Jr. and 1st Lt. Nick Pisano were awarded the honor in March. The paper says the brothers were assigned to […]
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Poland blocks entry to 7 bikers with pro-Kremlin group

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:03

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland. The members of the Russian Night Wolves had hoped to cross Poland as part of a ride paying homage to the Red Army soldiers who died fighting Hitler’s forces. A spokesman for the border […]
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Poland blocks entry to 7 bikers with pro-Kremlin group

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:03

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish border police say they have prevented seven members of a pro-Kremlin motorcycle club from entering Poland. The members of the Russian Night Wolves had hoped to cross Poland as part of a ride paying homage to the Red Army soldiers who died fighting Hitler’s forces. A spokesman for the border […]
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Live updates from May Day 2016 in Seattle

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:00

What you need to know: Festivities kick off with a rock concert at Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with bands including Smashie Smashie and istabcapitalists. A historically peaceful march for workers and immigration rights begins about 2:30 p.m. in the Central District and heads through Capitol Hill, then toward downtown. The annual anti-capitalist […]
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Live updates from May Day 2016 in Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:00

What you need to know: Festivities kick off with a rock concert at Westlake Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with bands including Smashie Smashie and istabcapitalists. A historically peaceful march for workers and immigration rights begins about 2:30 p.m. in the Central District and heads through Capitol Hill, then toward downtown. The annual anti-capitalist […]
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6 people, including 4 children die, in Florida car wreck

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:49

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say six people, including four children, have been killed in a highway crash in South Florida. The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash involving a minivan and an SUV occurred Saturday on Interstate 95 in Jupiter at around 9:30 p.m. Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky tells the Palm Beach Post […]
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6 people, including 4 children die, in Florida car wreck

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:49

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say six people, including four children, have been killed in a highway crash in South Florida. The Florida Highway Patrol says the crash involving a minivan and an SUV occurred Saturday on Interstate 95 in Jupiter at around 9:30 p.m. Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky tells the Palm Beach Post […]
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Jazz fest’s last day kicks off after storm cancels some sets

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:32

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicked off Sunday under grey skies again, a day after a deluge whipped through the area and rained out closing acts. Organizers honored tickets on Sunday for those who were rained out Saturday. Stevie Wonder, who was supposed to close […]
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Jazz fest’s last day kicks off after storm cancels some sets

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:32

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The last day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival kicked off Sunday under grey skies again, a day after a deluge whipped through the area and rained out closing acts. Organizers honored tickets on Sunday for those who were rained out Saturday. Stevie Wonder, who was supposed to close […]
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Reyes wins fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:30

CINCINNATI (AP) — California’s Sergio (SER’-jee-oh) Reyes (RAY’-us) has won his fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati. Reyes crossed the finish line in 2:26:03 on Sunday. The 34-year-old had won three straight Cincinnati marathons before skipping the race last year. David Riddle of Cincinnati finished second while Brendon Moody of Van Wert placed third in […]
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Reyes wins fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:30

CINCINNATI (AP) — California’s Sergio (SER’-jee-oh) Reyes (RAY’-us) has won his fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati. Reyes crossed the finish line in 2:26:03 on Sunday. The 34-year-old had won three straight Cincinnati marathons before skipping the race last year. David Riddle of Cincinnati finished second while Brendon Moody of Van Wert placed third in […]
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New tests lead to Phoenix freeway shooting case’s undoing

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:28

PHOENIX (AP) — Leslie Merritt Jr. sat in a police interrogation room, unaware of why he had just been swarmed by SWAT officers and whisked away in handcuffs. “Why do you think you would be here?” the detective asked. “I have no idea, man. Traffic ticket or something,” Merritt replied. Not even close. Most Read […]
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New tests lead to Phoenix freeway shooting case’s undoing

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:28

PHOENIX (AP) — Leslie Merritt Jr. sat in a police interrogation room, unaware of why he had just been swarmed by SWAT officers and whisked away in handcuffs. “Why do you think you would be here?” the detective asked. “I have no idea, man. Traffic ticket or something,” Merritt replied. Not even close. Most Read […]
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Greetings from Asbury Park, opening first hotel in 50 years

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:25

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — In the Jersey shore city that gave Bruce Springsteen’s debut album its name, owners of the first new hotel to open there in more than 50 years hope they can convince locals and tourists alike that what was once considered a slum by the sea is now a destination with […]
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Greetings from Asbury Park, opening first hotel in 50 years

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:25

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — In the Jersey shore city that gave Bruce Springsteen’s debut album its name, owners of the first new hotel to open there in more than 50 years hope they can convince locals and tourists alike that what was once considered a slum by the sea is now a destination with […]
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Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:17

MOSCOW (AP) — Local police say a grenade explosion during a drunken argument in Russia’s north has killed one person and wounded four others. Police said Sunday that the argument at a village bus stop about 150 kilometers (95 miles) north of St. Petersburg turned ugly when one of the men left the scene and […]
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Grenade explodes during drunken argument in Russia; 1 killed

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:17

MOSCOW (AP) — Local police say a grenade explosion during a drunken argument in Russia’s north has killed one person and wounded four others. Police said Sunday that the argument at a village bus stop about 150 kilometers (95 miles) north of St. Petersburg turned ugly when one of the men left the scene and […]
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Synthetic narcotics spark new look at drugged- driving laws

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:10

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend’s car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and killing her. That driver had inhaled aerosol dust cleaner moments before to get high, and prosecutors say he was impaired enough to be charged with vehicular manslaughter. But New York’s top […]
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Synthetic narcotics spark new look at drugged- driving laws

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:10

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Eighteen-year-old Kristian Roggio was riding in a friend’s car when another driver careened across a Brooklyn street, colliding head-on and killing her. That driver had inhaled aerosol dust cleaner moments before to get high, and prosecutors say he was impaired enough to be charged with vehicular manslaughter. But New York’s top […]
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Skeletal human remains found at 100-year-old music venue

NBA - Sun, 05/01/2016 - 23:09

CINCINNATI (AP) — Workers renovating a 100-year-old performance venue in Cincinnati have discovered human remains. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/1MZTNA1 ) workers uncovered bones under the orchestra pit at the Cincinnati Music Hall while removing asbestos in late March. Archeologists concluded the arm and leg bones are believed to belong to four adult bodies. They […]
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