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Fugitive on lam since 1959 waives extradition

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:58
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A fugitive who had been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 won't fight his extradition back to Ohio after his arrest in Florida.

Role of government powers at issue in pension case

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:55

FILE - In this Thursday, April 16, 2015 file photograph, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question about teacher pensions from Steve Panagiltou, of Waldwick, N.J., during a town hall meeting in Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. On Thursday, May 6, 2015, New Jersey’s state Supreme Court will take arguments on whether Gov. Chris Christie’s administration _ and taxpayers _ should be required to make nearly $1.6 billion more in contributions to the pension funds for public workers. (AP Photo/Mel Evans,file)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's top court weighed the budget repercussions of ruling on a pension dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and public workers' unions on Wednesday while one justice wondered if the state had engaged in a "bait and switch."


Correction: Fatal Shooting-Menasha story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:50

In this May 3, 2015 photo, a woman is consoled after seeing a shooting victim loaded into an ambulance at the Trestle Trail Bridge in the City of Menasha, Wis. Four people are dead and one person is injured after a man opened fire on the bridge in what police describ as a random shooting. (Duke Behnke/The Post-Crescent via AP)MENASHA, Wis. (AP) — In a story May 5 about a shooting attack in Menasha, Wisconsin, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.S. Army, reported erroneously that the suspect, Sergio Daniel Valencia del Toro, joined the Michigan National Guard in 2014 before joining the Wisconsin National Guard this year. A Michigan National Guard spokesman said Valencia del Toro never served there.


No charges for Colorado farmworkers videotaped hitting pigs

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:50
DENVER (AP) — A video showing workers at a Colorado pig farm hitting animals with cans and boards prompted the firings of seven employees, but authorities said Wednesday no criminal charges will be filed.

State official: Clinton email practices 'not acceptable'

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:49

Karen Kaiser, general counsel at The Associated Press, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary hearing on open records laws. Kaiser testified that despite promises of greater transparency by the Obama administration, most agencies are not abiding by their legal obligations under open records laws. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — A high-ranking State Department official said Wednesday it's "not acceptable" for any agency employee to conduct government business on a private email server as former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did.


Emotional training isn’t just for kids in the Bellevue School District

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:45
Teachers, principals, custodians -- even Bellevue's superintendent -- went through the same training as the students do.
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Emotional training isn’t just for kids in the Bellevue School District

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:45
Teachers, principals, custodians -- even Bellevue's superintendent -- went through the same training as the students do.
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Emotional training isn’t just for kids in the Bellevue School District

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:45
Teachers, principals, custodians -- even Bellevue's superintendent -- went through the same training as the students do.

Fire at Washington state oil refinery sends smoke across sky

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:40

A fire burns at a U.S. Oil and Refining Co. facility Wednesday, May 6, 2015 in Tacoma, Wash. The Tacoma Fire Department says that no injuries or evacuations have been reported and that crude oil in the smokestack was burning off. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A crude oil fire at the U.S. Oil and Refining Co. burned for almost two hours Wednesday, sending plumes of black smoke over the Port of Tacoma, but it didn't cause any injuries, according to a company spokesman.


Relative: Mom charged with killing daughter cared for her

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:36
CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman charged with killing her adult daughter and dumping her body in a field raised three girls alone after her husband died and cared for her daughter very much, a relative said Wednesday.

Motherlode Blog: With Children, Talking Money Means Talking Values

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:30
When it comes to curious kids and parents, nothing should be off limits.







Report: Washington transfer Jernard Jarreau lands at Oklahoma State

WA Huskies - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:29
Jernard Jarreau, who left Washington after an injury-plagued four-year basketball tenure, will transfer to  Oklahoma State. “Oklahoma State is definitely a good fit for me,” Jarreau told GoPokes.com. “I just wanted a fresh new start. I wanted to go somewhere that is family oriented and that’s what I saw last weekend.” The 6-10 redshirt junior […]
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Report: Washington transfer Jernard Jarreau lands at Oklahoma State

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:29
Jernard Jarreau, who left Washington after an injury-plagued four-year basketball tenure, will transfer to  Oklahoma State. “Oklahoma State is definitely a good fit for me,” Jarreau told GoPokes.com. “I just wanted a fresh new start. I wanted to go somewhere that is family oriented and that’s what I saw last weekend.” The 6-10 redshirt junior […]
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Report: Washington transfer Jernard Jarreau lands at Oklahoma State

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:29
Jernard Jarreau, who left Washington after an injury-plagued four-year basketball tenure, will transfer to  Oklahoma State. “Oklahoma State is definitely a good fit for me,” Jarreau told GoPokes.com. “I just wanted a fresh new start. I wanted to go somewhere that is family oriented and that’s what I saw last weekend.” The 6-10 redshirt junior […]
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Report: Washington transfer Jernard Jarreau lands at Oklahoma State

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:29
Jernard Jarreau, who left Washington after an injury-plagued four-year basketball tenure, will transfer to  Oklahoma State. “Oklahoma State is definitely a good fit for me,” Jarreau told GoPokes.com. “I just wanted a fresh new start. I wanted to go somewhere that is family oriented and that’s what I saw last weekend.” The 6-10 redshirt junior […]

16-year-old shot in Chester; nearby high school on lockdown

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:26

16-year-old shot in Chester; nearby high school on lockdownChester High School is currently on lockdown following a shooting in the neighborhood nearby.


PHOTOS: Massive water main break in Cheltenham Twp.

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:17

 Massive water main break in Cheltenham Twp.Chopper 6 HD was over the scene of this water main break in Cheltenham Twp. on Wednesday.


Michigan boy held in basement says stepmother led him to hiding spot

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:14
By Serena Maria Daniels DETROIT (Reuters) - A Michigan boy who was found emaciated in his own basement after an 11-day manhunt last year told a court on Wednesday that his stepmother led him to a downstairs hiding spot and urged him to remain quiet while authorities searched for him. The Wayne County Circuit Court hearing is being held to determine whether the boy's father, Charles Bothuell IV, 46, and his stepmother, Monique Dillard-Bothuell, 37, should stand trial on charges of torture and second-degree child abuse. On Wednesday, the boy said his stepmother one day accused him of cutting his daily exercise routine short when he took a bathroom break. The boy said his stepmother told him to "shut up and don't do anything." She did not say how long he was expected to remain confined to the basement.

Adaptive Biotechnologies raises $195 million in venture funding

NBA - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:10
Adaptive Biotechnologies has raised $195 million from investors to fund its work in mapping immune system response to cancer and other illnesses. The Seattle firm, born in 2009 from technology licensed from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, works to decode the immune system’s likely response to treatments, technology that researchers or doctors can use […]
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Adaptive Biotechnologies raises $195 million in venture funding

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 05/07/2015 - 02:10
Adaptive Biotechnologies has raised $195 million from investors to fund its work in mapping immune system response to cancer and other illnesses. The Seattle firm, born in 2009 from technology licensed from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, works to decode the immune system’s likely response to treatments, technology that researchers or doctors can use […]
Categories: Sports Center