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Final California beach fouled by oil spill is reopened

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:19

FILE - Int his June 10, 2015, file photo, Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique team members evaluate oil coverage, far left, as workers clean up areas affected by an oil spill at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif. Nearly two months after an oil pipeline break fouled beaches near Santa Barbara, California, the costly cleanup is about finished, officials said Thursday, July 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The last of several Southern California beaches soiled by last spring's massive oil spill reopened Friday to enthusiastic crowds that quickly jammed its campgrounds to capacity.


Economic inequality: Education creates overqualified workers

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:17
middle-of-the-road leaders from Obama on down: education [“Income inequality is making your life worse,” Opinion, July 15]. The problem is that many of the jobs in our economy don’t require much education, and that’s probably not going to change much. Many people are going to still be working in low-skill, low-wage jobs. The only answer […]
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Economic inequality: Education creates overqualified workers

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:17
middle-of-the-road leaders from Obama on down: education [“Income inequality is making your life worse,” Opinion, July 15]. The problem is that many of the jobs in our economy don’t require much education, and that’s probably not going to change much. Many people are going to still be working in low-skill, low-wage jobs. The only answer […]
Categories: Sports Center

Economic inequality: Education creates overqualified workers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:17
middle-of-the-road leaders from Obama on down: education [“Income inequality is making your life worse,” Opinion, July 15]. The problem is that many of the jobs in our economy don’t require much education, and that’s probably not going to change much. Many people are going to still be working in low-skill, low-wage jobs. The only answer […]

Coal Miners Struggle to Survive in an Industry Battered by Layoffs and Bankruptcy

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:15
Shrinking exports and America’s growing reliance on hydraulic fracturing and renewable energy have left coal producers in deep trouble.









Michael Grimm, Former Congressman, Is Sentenced to 8 Months

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:12
Mr. Grimm, a Republican from Staten Island, resigned from Congress after he pleaded guilty in December to one count of tax fraud, a felony.









Apple Music: a bulky compilation of competitors’ strengths

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:10
Apple Music, which debuted June 30, has all the benefits that other music streaming services have to offer, but they encumber the company’s ease of use standard.
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Apple Music: a bulky compilation of competitors’ strengths

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:10
Apple Music, which debuted June 30, has all the benefits that other music streaming services have to offer, but they encumber the company’s ease of use standard.
Categories: Sports Center

Apple Music: a bulky compilation of competitors’ strengths

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:10
Apple Music, which debuted June 30, has all the benefits that other music streaming services have to offer, but they encumber the company’s ease of use standard.

The small fruit with a big flavour

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:08
The small fruit with a big flavour - and where to find it
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Prisoners' pinhole view on life inside

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:06
Pinhole photography offers escape for prisoners
Categories: BBC World News

Washington state 'getting less rain than Phoenix' - KOIN.com

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:05

KOIN.com

Washington state 'getting less rain than Phoenix'
KOIN.com
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Think about this: the state of Washington has received less rain than Phoenix, Arizona over the past few months. Washington state and federal drought experts warned Friday it may be a year or more until the dry conditions ...

What the candidates are saying (and what it really means)

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:04
We interrupt your summer to bring you bold, new promises from the growing list of people with huge egos who wish to become president. We helpfully provide translations. New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie, desperately hoping to be the last man standing when his GOP colleagues knock each other out, says he will “mean what […]
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What the candidates are saying (and what it really means)

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:04
We interrupt your summer to bring you bold, new promises from the growing list of people with huge egos who wish to become president. We helpfully provide translations. New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie, desperately hoping to be the last man standing when his GOP colleagues knock each other out, says he will “mean what […]
Categories: Sports Center

What the candidates are saying (and what it really means)

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:04
We interrupt your summer to bring you bold, new promises from the growing list of people with huge egos who wish to become president. We helpfully provide translations. New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie, desperately hoping to be the last man standing when his GOP colleagues knock each other out, says he will “mean what […]

VIDEO: WW2: The battle of Kohima and Imphal

BBC World News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:03
How the defeat of the Japanese by allied forces in Burma during WW2 actually started a year earlier in north-east India.
Categories: BBC World News

The Times recommends: Bill Ramos for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4

NBA - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:03
IN the open race for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4, Bill Ramos, who lives in the Olde Town area, is the better candidate because of his experience as a transportation consultant. The 15-year Issaquah resident also has a lengthy list of public service, including serving as chair of the city’s Human Services Commission and […]
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The Times recommends: Bill Ramos for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:03
IN the open race for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4, Bill Ramos, who lives in the Olde Town area, is the better candidate because of his experience as a transportation consultant. The 15-year Issaquah resident also has a lengthy list of public service, including serving as chair of the city’s Human Services Commission and […]
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The Times recommends: Bill Ramos for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 07:03
IN the open race for Issaquah City Council Position No. 4, Bill Ramos, who lives in the Olde Town area, is the better candidate because of his experience as a transportation consultant. The 15-year Issaquah resident also has a lengthy list of public service, including serving as chair of the city’s Human Services Commission and […]

Man killed by SEPTA train in Southwest Philadelphia ID'd

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 06:52

Man killed by SEPTA train in Southwest Philadelphia ID'dOfficials have identified the man killed in an accident on a SEPTA rail line in Southwest Philadelphia.