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U.N. group: Mexico’s arrest of Washington woman illegal

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:56

A United Nations panel has ruled Mexico’s 2013 arrest and its continuing detention of a community police leader are illegal, raising hopes among her supporters she could be freed.
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U.N. group: Mexico’s arrest of Washington woman illegal

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:56

A United Nations panel has ruled Mexico’s 2013 arrest and its continuing detention of a community police leader are illegal, raising hopes among her supporters she could be freed.
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No language barrier for Cam on Panthers’ Spanish broadcast

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:53

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Excitement transcends all languages, and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a good quip was asked Tuesday about the popularity of the team’s Spanish language radio broadcasters. “Well I’m trilingual myself,” Newton said. “I am. I know how to speak Spanish, English obviously, and I speak pretty good Ebonics.” Newton said the […]
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No language barrier for Cam on Panthers’ Spanish broadcast

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:53

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Excitement transcends all languages, and Panthers quarterback Cam Newton had a good quip was asked Tuesday about the popularity of the team’s Spanish language radio broadcasters. “Well I’m trilingual myself,” Newton said. “I am. I know how to speak Spanish, English obviously, and I speak pretty good Ebonics.” Newton said the […]
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2 LA County deputies convicted of jail beating cover-up

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:47

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two sheriff’s deputies have been convicted of trying to cover up the beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Los Angeles County jail. City News Service says that on Tuesday, a federal jury convicted Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez of falsifying reports. But the panel acquitted them of conspiracy to violate […]
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2 LA County deputies convicted of jail beating cover-up

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:47

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two sheriff’s deputies have been convicted of trying to cover up the beating of a handcuffed inmate at the Los Angeles County jail. City News Service says that on Tuesday, a federal jury convicted Joey Aguiar and Mariano Ramirez of falsifying reports. But the panel acquitted them of conspiracy to violate […]
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Saint Edward Seminary could become a mental-health facility

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:46

The first time I saw a picture of the seminary building at Saint Edward State Park, my first thought was: It looks just like an old-fashioned mental institution [“Struggle over Saint Edward: Renovate it, or tear it down? Local News, Feb. 1”]. And maybe that is what it should be. We have a dire need […]
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Saint Edward Seminary could become a mental-health facility

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:46

The first time I saw a picture of the seminary building at Saint Edward State Park, my first thought was: It looks just like an old-fashioned mental institution [“Struggle over Saint Edward: Renovate it, or tear it down? Local News, Feb. 1”]. And maybe that is what it should be. We have a dire need […]
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Chai’s death: Animals aren’t mere ‘underlings’

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:45

When I read that the spokesperson for the Oklahoma City Zoo was at a loss to explain Chai’s death [“No one knows for sure why Chai the elephant died,” Local News, Feb. 2] — a decade early for the average zoo and four decades for elephants leading wild lives — it brought to mind coverage […]
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Chai’s death: Animals aren’t mere ‘underlings’

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:45

When I read that the spokesperson for the Oklahoma City Zoo was at a loss to explain Chai’s death [“No one knows for sure why Chai the elephant died,” Local News, Feb. 2] — a decade early for the average zoo and four decades for elephants leading wild lives — it brought to mind coverage […]
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After donations, sick horse making steps towards recovery

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:43

Thoroughbred Anakin's story touched horse lovers nationwide, many of whom donated to help the horse recover.
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After donations, sick horse making steps towards recovery

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:43

Thoroughbred Anakin's story touched horse lovers nationwide, many of whom donated to help the horse recover.
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What keeps the rural West vibrant

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:43

The 187,000 acres on which sits the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge never belonged to the state of Oregon, much less the band of cowboy exhibitionists who’d taken it over. This and other federal lands were acquired through conquest over, purchases from or treaties with Mexico, Russia, Spain, England, France and Native Americans. The federal government […]
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What keeps the rural West vibrant

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:43

The 187,000 acres on which sits the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge never belonged to the state of Oregon, much less the band of cowboy exhibitionists who’d taken it over. This and other federal lands were acquired through conquest over, purchases from or treaties with Mexico, Russia, Spain, England, France and Native Americans. The federal government […]
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Washington needs to reform its tax system to fix broken school funding

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:42

As your chief financial officer, I can tell you our tax system is failing. It’s grossly unfair to businesses and households, and doesn’t keep up with the economy.
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Washington needs to reform its tax system to fix broken school funding

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:42

As your chief financial officer, I can tell you our tax system is failing. It’s grossly unfair to businesses and households, and doesn’t keep up with the economy.
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Open the secret files on clergy sexual abuse of minors in Western Washington

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:41

The Archdiocese of Seattle should open its secret files on priests accused of sexually abusing minors.
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Open the secret files on clergy sexual abuse of minors in Western Washington

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:41

The Archdiocese of Seattle should open its secret files on priests accused of sexually abusing minors.
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Hawaii prosecutor to fantasy sports sites: Stop taking bets

NBA - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:35

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro is demanding that the heads of two major fantasy sports sites stop taking bets from Honolulu residents. The move comes less than a week after Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin said online fantasy sports contests are gambling, which is illegal in the state. Hawaii and Utah are […]
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Hawaii prosecutor to fantasy sports sites: Stop taking bets

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:35

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro is demanding that the heads of two major fantasy sports sites stop taking bets from Honolulu residents. The move comes less than a week after Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin said online fantasy sports contests are gambling, which is illegal in the state. Hawaii and Utah are […]
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