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Bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds nears Kasich’s desk

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:26

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him with conservatives who dominate the upcoming Republican presidential primary in South Carolina. The legislation was poised to head to Kasich on Wednesday, a day after the primary in New Hampshire, […]
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Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:25

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman. Auburn police say Kenneth Lafler was arrested after he jumped into a woman’s car Monday night and stole her purse. Officers say the victim recognized Lafler […]
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Cops: Arrested NY man admits role in nearly 100 theft cases

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:25

AUBURN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 24-year-old central New York man who admitted to being involved in about 100 thefts has been arrested again after robbing a woman. Auburn police say Kenneth Lafler was arrested after he jumped into a woman’s car Monday night and stole her purse. Officers say the victim recognized Lafler […]
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Judge to decide trial of woman charged in son’s death

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:22

PULASKI, Va. (AP) — The trial of the mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank will be decided by a judge, rather than a jury. News outlets report that after struggling for two days to seat a jury for Ashley White’s trial, lawyers agreed Tuesday night to proceed with the case […]
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Judge to decide trial of woman charged in son’s death

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:22

PULASKI, Va. (AP) — The trial of the mother of a Virginia boy found dead in a septic tank will be decided by a judge, rather than a jury. News outlets report that after struggling for two days to seat a jury for Ashley White’s trial, lawyers agreed Tuesday night to proceed with the case […]
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Graduation rates on rise in the seven districts of the Road Map Project

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:15

The average graduation rate in seven south King County districts was 77 percent in 2015, according to a report by the Road Map Project.
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Graduation rates on rise in the seven districts of the Road Map Project

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:15

The average graduation rate in seven south King County districts was 77 percent in 2015, according to a report by the Road Map Project.
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MADD to release first 50-state report on ignition interlocks

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:14

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving will release its first report on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped from using their vehicles by ignition interlock devices in all 50 states. The group will release the report Wednesday in Annapolis. MADD is releasing the report in a state where lawmakers […]
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MADD to release first 50-state report on ignition interlocks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:14

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving will release its first report on the number of times drunken drivers are stopped from using their vehicles by ignition interlock devices in all 50 states. The group will release the report Wednesday in Annapolis. MADD is releasing the report in a state where lawmakers […]
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Image of Asia: Elephant’s wild visit to Indian town stopped

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:14

In this photo, a wild elephant that strayed into an east Indian town stands after authorities shot it with a tranquilizer gun. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering Siliguri in West Bengal state. The panicked elephant ran amok for several hours, trampling parked […]
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Image of Asia: Elephant’s wild visit to Indian town stopped

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:14

In this photo, a wild elephant that strayed into an east Indian town stands after authorities shot it with a tranquilizer gun. The elephant had wandered from the Baikunthapur forest on Wednesday, crossing roads and a small river before entering Siliguri in West Bengal state. The panicked elephant ran amok for several hours, trampling parked […]
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Delaware governor to sign resolution apologizing for slavery

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:13

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Gov. Jack Markell will sign a resolution apologizing for Delaware’s role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Along with signing the resolution passed by state lawmakers last month, Markell on Wednesday will present a proclamation recognizing African American History Month. He also will help unveil […]
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Delaware governor to sign resolution apologizing for slavery

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:13

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Gov. Jack Markell will sign a resolution apologizing for Delaware’s role in slavery and wrongs committed against blacks during the Jim Crow era. Along with signing the resolution passed by state lawmakers last month, Markell on Wednesday will present a proclamation recognizing African American History Month. He also will help unveil […]
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Harvard receives a record number of applicants

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall’s freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year. The university attributed the rise to efforts to reach out to lower income students who otherwise might not consider Harvard. This year, nearly a quarter of applicants had their application […]
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Harvard receives a record number of applicants

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:06

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has received a record 39,044 applications for next fall’s freshman class, a nearly 5 percent increase over last year. The university attributed the rise to efforts to reach out to lower income students who otherwise might not consider Harvard. This year, nearly a quarter of applicants had their application […]
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Rant & Rave: Someone’s tired of hearing about Seahawks

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:00

Readers rave about Panthers beating Seahawks, rant about noisy theatergoers
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Rant & Rave: Someone’s tired of hearing about Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 22:00

Readers rave about Panthers beating Seahawks, rant about noisy theatergoers
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Rocket with government payload launches from California

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:25

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit. The rocket carried a payload for […]
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Rocket with government payload launches from California

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:25

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A rocket carrying a payload for the U.S. government has successfully launched from the central California coast. The Delta IV rocket lit up clear night skies at 3:40 a.m. Wednesday as it lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and into orbit. The rocket carried a payload for […]
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The Latest: Trump: Christie talked about quitting race

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 21:08

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here’s the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local: 8:08 a.m. Donald Trump says he talked with Chris Christie ” little bit” about the New Jersey governor dropping out of the race for the GOP […]
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