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Mexican-American textbook stirs cultural debate in Texas

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:59

HOUSTON (AP) — A textbook proposed to help teach the cultural history of Mexican-Americans in Texas public schools is under scrutiny by scholars. The Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/244zWSq ) reports the book describes Mexican-Americans as people who “adopted a revolutionary narrative that opposed Western civilization and wanted to destroy this society.” The textbook, titled “Mexican American […]
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Bottomfishing for lingcod and other species tops list on latest creel checks

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:59

May 22, 2016 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Dash Point Dock 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 • Flatfish-general (5) • Shiner surfperch (5) Mukilteo Lighthouse Park (State Park Public Ramp) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 • Lingcod (2) Point Defiance Boathouse 1 2 0 0 […]
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Bottomfishing for lingcod and other species tops list on latest creel checks

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:59

May 22, 2016 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Dash Point Dock 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 • Flatfish-general (5) • Shiner surfperch (5) Mukilteo Lighthouse Park (State Park Public Ramp) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 • Lingcod (2) Point Defiance Boathouse 1 2 0 0 […]
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Indy 500 champions choose their most memorable moments

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:57

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Long before he won the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser was an up-and-coming 25-year-old sprint car driver who had showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch his older brother try to qualify. Unser still remembers the feeling of awe when he drove through the tunnel beneath the track. “I had never seen […]
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Indy 500 champions choose their most memorable moments

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:57

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Long before he won the Indianapolis 500, Al Unser was an up-and-coming 25-year-old sprint car driver who had showed up at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to watch his older brother try to qualify. Unser still remembers the feeling of awe when he drove through the tunnel beneath the track. “I had never seen […]
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FIFA fires deputy secretary general over alleged wrongdoing

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:55

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has fired deputy secretary general Markus Kattner after allegedly uncovering financial wrongdoing during an internal investigation. Kattner, who joined FIFA as director of finance in 2003, has been temporarily filling the top administrative job of world soccer’s governing body since Jerome Valcke was suspended last year before being fired himself. FIFA […]
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FIFA fires deputy secretary general over alleged wrongdoing

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:55

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has fired deputy secretary general Markus Kattner after allegedly uncovering financial wrongdoing during an internal investigation. Kattner, who joined FIFA as director of finance in 2003, has been temporarily filling the top administrative job of world soccer’s governing body since Jerome Valcke was suspended last year before being fired himself. FIFA […]
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Plan to shut down The Jungle needs fine-tuning, some on council say

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:54

Seattle City Council members are eyeing Mayor Ed Murray’s plan to clear people out of the homeless encampments known as The Jungle while cleaning it up.
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Plan to shut down The Jungle needs fine-tuning, some on council say

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:54

Seattle City Council members are eyeing Mayor Ed Murray’s plan to clear people out of the homeless encampments known as The Jungle while cleaning it up.
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House Dems back bill to overhaul chemical regulation

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and two other high-ranking Democrats say they will support a bipartisan bill to set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals that have gone unregulated for decades. Pelosi issued a statement supporting the bill Monday along with House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and Rep. Frank […]
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House Dems back bill to overhaul chemical regulation

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:44

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and two other high-ranking Democrats say they will support a bipartisan bill to set new safety standards for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals that have gone unregulated for decades. Pelosi issued a statement supporting the bill Monday along with House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer and Rep. Frank […]
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Sudan effectively expels top UN humanitarian official

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:41

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the government of Sudan has effectively expelled a top U.N. official in charge of coordinating relief efforts there. U.N. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refused to renew the annual stay permit for Ivo Freijsen, who heads the Office for Coordination […]
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Sudan effectively expels top UN humanitarian official

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:41

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the government of Sudan has effectively expelled a top U.N. official in charge of coordinating relief efforts there. U.N. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Sudan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has refused to renew the annual stay permit for Ivo Freijsen, who heads the Office for Coordination […]
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Viacom CEO sues to be restored to Redstone trust

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:40

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom’s embattled chief executive has sued to be restored as a trustee and director to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. after a weekend move by media mogul Sumner Redstone that stripped him of the positions. Philippe Dauman and lawyer George Abrams filed the lawsuit in Norfolk probate court […]
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Viacom CEO sues to be restored to Redstone trust

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:40

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom’s embattled chief executive has sued to be restored as a trustee and director to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. after a weekend move by media mogul Sumner Redstone that stripped him of the positions. Philippe Dauman and lawyer George Abrams filed the lawsuit in Norfolk probate court […]
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Flight diverted to NC after elderly woman falls ill

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:39

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say an international flight was diverted to North Carolina after an elderly woman on board became ill. Airport deputy director Gary Broughton told news media outlets that the LAN Airlines jet flying from Ecuador to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York was diverted to Wilmington International Airport just […]
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Flight diverted to NC after elderly woman falls ill

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 01:39

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say an international flight was diverted to North Carolina after an elderly woman on board became ill. Airport deputy director Gary Broughton told news media outlets that the LAN Airlines jet flying from Ecuador to John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York was diverted to Wilmington International Airport just […]
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Green River College faculty on strike over proposed program cuts

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:58

Faculty at Green River College walked off the job Monday, striking to protest a proposal by the college to eliminate 11 programs and courses to save money.
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Green River College faculty on strike over proposed program cuts

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:58

Faculty at Green River College walked off the job Monday, striking to protest a proposal by the college to eliminate 11 programs and courses to save money.
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California toddler declared brain dead moved to new hospital

NBA - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:51

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California toddler whose family waged a court battle to keep him on life support after he was declared brain dead has been transferred to another hospital. Kevin Snider, an attorney for the family of 2-year-old Israel Stinson, said Monday the boy was admitted to another facility. He declined to release […]
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