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Victoria homes slated for demolition relocated by barge to Washington state - Globalnews.ca

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:59

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Victoria homes slated for demolition relocated by barge to Washington state
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So far, seven Vancouver Island homes have been transported by barge across the Haro Strait to the San Juan Islands in Washington state, where a shortage of affordable housing has left many struggling to make ends meet. Story continues below.

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I-10 shooting suspect freed 'to go home,' 'be with kids'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:57

His bail was reduced to zero but he still must wear an electronic monitor.

       

Officials: 3 to be charged in Flint water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:52

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2014 file photo, Attorney General Bill Schuette speaks at the Detroit Police Officers Association in Detroit. Michigan’s attorney general Schuette will announce criminal charges Wednesday, April 20, 2016, against two state regulators and a Flint employee, alleging wrongdoing related to the city’s lead-tainted water crisis, according to government officials familiar with the investigation. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general will announce criminal charges Wednesday against two state regulators and a Flint employee, alleging wrongdoing related to the city's lead-tainted water crisis, according to government officials familiar with the investigation.


Jamal Crawford is first 3-time winner of NBA’s Sixth Man Award

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:47

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, 36, earned the NBA’s Sixth Man Award, becoming the first three-time winner as the league’s best reserve. He is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School in Seattle.
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Jamal Crawford is first 3-time winner of NBA’s Sixth Man Award

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:47

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, 36, earned the NBA’s Sixth Man Award, becoming the first three-time winner as the league’s best reserve. He is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School in Seattle.
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Jamal Crawford is first 3-time winner of NBA’s Sixth Man Award

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:47

Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, 36, earned the NBA’s Sixth Man Award, becoming the first three-time winner as the league’s best reserve. He is a graduate of Rainier Beach High School in Seattle.

Sun-powered Solar Impulse resumes its round-the-world flight

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

An airplane is continuing the first-ever solar-powered, around-the-world voyage.

       

China official spending on perks well under budget last year

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]
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China official spending on perks well under budget last year

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]
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China official spending on perks well under budget last year

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:46

BEIJING (AP) — Amid an ongoing austerity drive, China’s Finance Ministry says official spending on overseas travel, vehicles and entertainment was almost 15 percent less than budgeted last year. A report on the ministry’s website Wednesday said just 5.37 billion yuan ($826 million) was spent last year out of a budget of 6.31 billion ($970). […]

‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]
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‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]
Categories: Sports Center

‘Muzzles’ mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:43

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The “Jefferson Muzzles,” those dubious awards shaming the nation’s worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more. This is the 25th edition of the […]

Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]
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Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]
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Things To Know: How Oregon pot dealers pay taxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:42

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon raked in $3.48 million from January recreational pot sales — the first month of the state’s 25 percent tax — far outpacing the mere $3 million projected for the entire year. Collecting those taxes, however, is no simple task. More than half of Oregon’s recreational pot dealers paying their taxes […]

'Muzzles' mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The "Jefferson Muzzles," those dubious awards shaming the worst free-speech offenders, are taking aim at higher education this year — from tarring those at Yale who warned students against donning culturally insensitive Halloween costumes to feathering others for muzzling the press and more.

Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.
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Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.
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Rescuers looking for 17-year-old boy reported missing in Green River

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 12:41

The boy was reported missing by friends after reportedly trying to swim across the waterway.