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Charges to be dismissed in Phoenix freeway shooting case

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:03

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, accused freeway shooter Leslie Allen Merritt, Jr., appears in Maricopa County Superior Court for his arraignment in Phoenix. Prosecutors have decided to dismiss charges against Merritt, Jr., suspected in the freeway shootings that rattled Phoenix last year. Maricopa County Attorney’s Office spokesman Jerry Cobb said Friday, April 22, 2016 that the office filed a motion to dismiss all charges without prejudice against Leslie Merritt Jr. Cobb says authorities and prosecutors identified additional forensic investigation that needs to be completed in order for the case to proceed. (Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File)PHOENIX (AP) — The man authorities have described as the Phoenix freeway shooter who terrorized the city last year received a huge victory Friday with prosecutors deciding to dismiss all charges — for now.


It’s all enough to make you think voters are Nitwit McNitwits

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:02

We tell ourselves that elections are about issues and serious matters such as character. But we’re fooling ourselves, a new book argues — and a new poll of Seattle’s congressional fight seems to confirm.
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It’s all enough to make you think voters are Nitwit McNitwits

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:02

We tell ourselves that elections are about issues and serious matters such as character. But we’re fooling ourselves, a new book argues — and a new poll of Seattle’s congressional fight seems to confirm.
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It’s all enough to make you think voters are Nitwit McNitwits

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:02

We tell ourselves that elections are about issues and serious matters such as character. But we’re fooling ourselves, a new book argues — and a new poll of Seattle’s congressional fight seems to confirm.

Police: 9 arrested at ‘pro-white’ protest in Georgia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:01

Nine people were arrested Saturday after a counter-protest at a “pro-white” rally turned physical, police said.

       

White Pass - 4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:57
White Pass US12
4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:57
Satus Pass US97
4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Stevens Pass - 4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:57
Stevens Pass US2
4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:57
Blewett Pass US97
4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:57
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/22/2016 7:41:59 PM

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Blasting closures will begin the week of April 25. Thursday April 28, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Traffic will be stopped Eastbound at milepost 56, Gold Creek and westbound at milepost 63, Cabin Creek. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Prince fused 'black soul' with 'white rock': music experts

Yahoo! Music News - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:51

Growing up in Minneapolis forced Prince to create a new sound, as the Minnesota city was simply "not on the map" for black music, experts sayPrince created a new sound by fusing black American musical styles with white rock, and deeply influenced the current generation of artists, music experts said. The US music icon was found dead, aged 57, at his studio complex outside his home city of Minneapolis on Thursday. Philip Priestley, who made a 2008 documentary comparing the careers of Prince and Michael Jackson, said that growing up in Minneapolis forced Prince to create a new sound, as the Minnesota city was simply "not on the map" for black music.


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United’s departure from marketplaces could impact consumers’ costs, access

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:50

Many counties in some states now don't have competition.

       

Man who inspired film ‘Bernie’ sent back to prison by jury

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:49

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sent a former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison. The Rusk County jury of 10 women and two men deliberated about 4½ hours before sentencing Bernie Tiede to 99 years to life in prison following a new sentencing trial for […]
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Man who inspired film ‘Bernie’ sent back to prison by jury

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:49

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sent a former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison. The Rusk County jury of 10 women and two men deliberated about 4½ hours before sentencing Bernie Tiede to 99 years to life in prison following a new sentencing trial for […]
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Man who inspired film ‘Bernie’ sent back to prison by jury

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:49

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Friday sent a former East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison. The Rusk County jury of 10 women and two men deliberated about 4½ hours before sentencing Bernie Tiede to 99 years to life in prison following a new sentencing trial for […]

No Canada: NHL playoff ratings plummet north of the border

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:48

With NHL playoff viewership down nearly two-thirds across Canada, the television executive who committed Toronto-based Sportsnet to a 12-year, multibillion-dollar broadcasting rights agreement joked how glad he was to have a third-floor office. If Scott Moore considered jumping, “I would just sprain my ankle,” the Sportsnet President told The Associated Press with a laugh during […]
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No Canada: NHL playoff ratings plummet north of the border

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:48

With NHL playoff viewership down nearly two-thirds across Canada, the television executive who committed Toronto-based Sportsnet to a 12-year, multibillion-dollar broadcasting rights agreement joked how glad he was to have a third-floor office. If Scott Moore considered jumping, “I would just sprain my ankle,” the Sportsnet President told The Associated Press with a laugh during […]
Categories: Sports Center

No Canada: NHL playoff ratings plummet north of the border

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:48

With NHL playoff viewership down nearly two-thirds across Canada, the television executive who committed Toronto-based Sportsnet to a 12-year, multibillion-dollar broadcasting rights agreement joked how glad he was to have a third-floor office. If Scott Moore considered jumping, “I would just sprain my ankle,” the Sportsnet President told The Associated Press with a laugh during […]

Jury sends Texas man whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison

NBA - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:46

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — Jury sends Texas man whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison.
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Jury sends Texas man whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 10:46

HENDERSON, Texas (AP) — Jury sends Texas man whose murder case inspired the movie “Bernie” back to prison.
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