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A timeline of crimes authorities blame on Missouri couple

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:26

Law enforcement officers have linked Blake Fitzgerald and Brittany Nicole Harper to a spree of abductions and robberies in Missouri, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. A timeline of the crimes, from interviews with law enforcement by The Associated Press and its member news organizations and statements by local police and the U.S. Marshals Service. JAN. 22: […]
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State judge to hear challenge to Confederate statue removal

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:22

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An opponent to the removal of prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans gets a chance to make his case in state court. Pierre McGraw, president of the Monumental Task Committee Inc., filed a lawsuit in late January to stop the removal. His group maintains the monuments and he argues that he […]
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State judge to hear challenge to Confederate statue removal

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:22

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An opponent to the removal of prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans gets a chance to make his case in state court. Pierre McGraw, president of the Monumental Task Committee Inc., filed a lawsuit in late January to stop the removal. His group maintains the monuments and he argues that he […]
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Chinese led investor group to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:20

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, is being acquired by an investor group led by a Chinese company. The exchange did not say what the purchase price was. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year and needs to be approved by […]
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Chinese led investor group to buy the Chicago Stock Exchange

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:20

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, is being acquired by an investor group led by a Chinese company. The exchange did not say what the purchase price was. The deal is expected to close in the second half of the year and needs to be approved by […]
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Funeral service held for Italian student killed in Egypt

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:16

CAIRO (AP) — A funeral service has been held for an Italian student whose body was found in Cairo on Wednesday bearing marks of torture, nine days after he went missing. Friends and family attended the funeral service on Friday at an Italian church in Cairo. Security outside the chapel was high, with plainclothes intelligence […]
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Funeral service held for Italian student killed in Egypt

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:16

CAIRO (AP) — A funeral service has been held for an Italian student whose body was found in Cairo on Wednesday bearing marks of torture, nine days after he went missing. Friends and family attended the funeral service on Friday at an Italian church in Cairo. Security outside the chapel was high, with plainclothes intelligence […]
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More tests show Ohio village’s water OK after lead scare

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:04

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency says lead levels in tap water were below the federal allowable limit in most of the recent samples requested by homeowners in the northeast Ohio village of Sebring. Operators of a small water system serving that Mahoning County village were criticized for not notifying the public for […]
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More tests show Ohio village’s water OK after lead scare

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:04

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency says lead levels in tap water were below the federal allowable limit in most of the recent samples requested by homeowners in the northeast Ohio village of Sebring. Operators of a small water system serving that Mahoning County village were criticized for not notifying the public for […]
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Bridgestone-Firestone recalls over 36,000 truck tires

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:04

DETROIT (AP) — Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling nearly more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fail. The recall covers 22.5-inch Firestone FS561 replacement tires made from January 25, 2015 to January 27, 2016. The company says in […]
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Bridgestone-Firestone recalls over 36,000 truck tires

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:04

DETROIT (AP) — Bridgestone-Firestone North America is recalling nearly more than 36,000 heavy truck tires in the U.S. and Canada because the tread can separate from the body and cause the tires to fail. The recall covers 22.5-inch Firestone FS561 replacement tires made from January 25, 2015 to January 27, 2016. The company says in […]
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Plan ahead for these events across the Northwest and B.C.

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:01

A regional roundup of festivals and celebrations in coming days and months.
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Plan ahead for these events across the Northwest and B.C.

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:01

A regional roundup of festivals and celebrations in coming days and months.
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Between the ears: Is teaching part of human nature or just plain WEIRD?

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:00

Washington State University researchers find that traditional African hunter-gatherers teach children as young as 12 months old to use knives, machetes and digging sticks.
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Between the ears: Is teaching part of human nature or just plain WEIRD?

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:00

Washington State University researchers find that traditional African hunter-gatherers teach children as young as 12 months old to use knives, machetes and digging sticks.
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Rant & Rave: Recycle right, help save the planet

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:00

Readers rave about holiday lights, rant about bad recycling
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Rant & Rave: Recycle right, help save the planet

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 22:00

Readers rave about holiday lights, rant about bad recycling
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FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Manhattan crane collapse

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:57

NEW YORK (AP) — The FDNY says one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan. The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs. The collapsed metal lattice landed across an intersection and […]
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FDNY: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in Manhattan crane collapse

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:57

NEW YORK (AP) — The FDNY says one person is dead and two others are seriously injured following a crane collapse in Lower Manhattan. The accident was reported around 8:25 a.m. Friday in the Tribeca neighborhood. The crane landed across several parked cars, smashing their roofs. The collapsed metal lattice landed across an intersection and […]
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JC Penney looking at possible HQ sale and partial leaseback

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 21:28

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is looking to potentially sell and partially leaseback its headquarters to help lower debt and create long-term savings. The department store operator said Friday that it has a surplus of square footage available in the Plano, Texas office building, with favorable market conditions making it a good time for […]
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