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Seahawks sign FB Cottom, LB Adams, release OLs Isles and Davis

NBA - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:14
Seattle on Tuesday signed free agents Brandon Cottom and Tyrell Adams while releasing OLs Nate Isles and C.J. Davis.
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Seahawks sign FB Cottom, LB Adams, release OLs Isles and Davis

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:14
Seattle on Tuesday signed free agents Brandon Cottom and Tyrell Adams while releasing OLs Nate Isles and C.J. Davis.
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Seahawks sign FB Cottom, LB Adams, release OLs Isles and Davis

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:14
Seattle on Tuesday signed free agents Brandon Cottom and Tyrell Adams while releasing OLs Nate Isles and C.J. Davis.

Bird flu outbreak hits Nebraska poultry farm: USDA

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:10
The fast-spreading avian flu virus was confirmed for the first time in Nebraska, at a commercial egg-laying farm that housed a flock of 1.7 million chickens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday. The case in Dixon County, Nebraska, brings the number of states affected by the outbreak to 16, and the U.S. tally of birds that have either died or will be killed to 32 million. The U.S. poultry and egg industry has been grappling for months with the biggest outbreak on record of avian influenza in the United States. Authorities do not know how the H5N2 virus reached the Nebraska farm.

Washington is the most bike-friendly state in the U.S. - UPI.com

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:10

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Washington is the most bike-friendly state in the U.S.
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"Although Washington state has been No. 1 for the past eight years, the gap between No. 1 and No. 2 has steadily decreased since 2013," Washington's report card from the league said. The report urged the state to update its State Bicycle and Walking ...
WASHINGTON RETAINS MOST BIKEABLE STATE RANKING FOR 8TH ...Sky Valley Chronicle

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Egg, turkey meat prices begin to rise as bird flu spreads

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:09

FILE - This Nov. 25, 2014, file photo, shows eggs for sale in a Des Moines, Iowa, grocery store. Prices for eggs and turkey meat are edging up as the bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Prices for eggs and turkey meat are rising as an outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys. Market experts say grocery stores and wholesalers are trying to stock up on eggs, but there's no need to worry about having enough turkeys for Thanksgiving.


Obama: Stereotypes on left, right a hurdle to ending poverty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:08

President Barack Obama speaks at the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty at Gaston Hall at Georgetown University in Washington, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The president said that "it's a mistake" to think efforts to stamp out poverty have failed and the government is powerless to address it. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't your typical panel discussion: President Barack Obama sat down Tuesday with leading thinkers from the left and right to reflect on poverty, income inequality and the stereotypes that get in the way of finding solutions.


US charges 4 after intercepting gun shipments to Lebanon

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:05
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Four relatives were charged in Iowa on Tuesday with conspiring to smuggle guns and ammunition to Lebanon that were hidden with equipment exports and supplies for Syrian refugees.

George Zimmerman's fresh start hampered by new investigation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:03

FILE - In this July 9, 2013, file photo, George Zimmerman leaves the courtroom for a lunch break his trial in Seminole Circuit Court, in Sanford, Fla. Police officers in Florida say Zimmerman has been involved in a shooting, Monday, May 11, 2015. Zimmerman was acquitted in 2013 of fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in a case that sparked protests and national debate about race relations. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman had moved out of Florida recently, hoping for a fresh start.


Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:02

Rene Amel Peralta, 28, a chemistry student at University of California, Irvine, poses for a photo on campus, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Peralta, said he now uses more English than Spanish as he pursues his college degree. When he arrived in this country at age 13, he said he only knew Spanish. A report by Pew Research Center found a rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English while the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rising share of Hispanics in the United States speak proficient English and the percentage of those speaking Spanish at home has been declining, researchers said Tuesday.


Center Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 season, Storm announces

Seattle Storm - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
She underwent surgery on her right knee last week, an injury suffered while playing in China in 2014, which caused her to miss the ensuing WNBA season.
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Center Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 season, Storm announces

NBA - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
She underwent surgery on her right knee last week, an injury suffered while playing in China in 2014, which caused her to miss the ensuing WNBA season.
Categories: Sports Center

Center Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 season, Storm announces

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
She underwent surgery on her right knee last week, an injury suffered while playing in China in 2014, which caused her to miss the ensuing WNBA season.
Categories: Sports Center

Center Lauren Jackson to miss 2015 season, Storm announces

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
She underwent surgery on her right knee last week, an injury suffered while playing in China in 2014, which caused her to miss the ensuing WNBA season.

Zillow posts $58M loss, beats analyst expectations

NBA - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $1.19 per share. But excluding restructuring costs and stock option expense, earnings were 5 cents per share.
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Zillow posts $58M loss, beats analyst expectations

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $1.19 per share. But excluding restructuring costs and stock option expense, earnings were 5 cents per share.
Categories: Sports Center

Zillow posts $58M loss, beats analyst expectations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
The Seattle-based company said it had a loss of $1.19 per share. But excluding restructuring costs and stock option expense, earnings were 5 cents per share.

Jimmy Carter feeling 'fine' after cold cuts short trip

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:01
ATLANTA (AP) — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that he's feeling fine after doctors advised him to cut short a weekend election observation visit to Guyana because of a bad cold.

Congress passes bill setting up alert when police are killed

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 06:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a bill setting up a national alert system whenever a police officer is killed or injured.

Boy struck, killed by San Francisco light-rail train

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 05/13/2015 - 05:54
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police say a middle school student was struck and killed by a light-rail train as he ran across a street.