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Girl who wrote Obama excited over Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:49

In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016, photo, Sofia, 11, stands with a U.S. $20 bill outside of her home in Cambridge, Mass. Sofia, who wrote a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to put a woman on U.S. paper currency has gotten her wish. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced Wednesday that African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman will be featured on the front of the $20 bill. (Ryan Mcbride/Boston Herald via AP) BOSTON GLOBE OUT; METRO BOSTON OUT; MAGS OUT; ONLINE OUT; MANDATORY CREDITCAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — In a few years when Sofia gets her first chance to spend a redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman, the Massachusetts fifth-grader can take some extra pride in knowing the role she played in getting the first woman portrayed on U.S. paper currency in more than a century.


MTV Video Music Awards set for NYC's Madison Square Garden

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:48
LOS ANGELES (AP) — MTV says this summer's Video Music Awards will mark a first in the show's three-decade history.
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White Pass - 4/21/2016 4:28:33 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47
White Pass US12
4/21/2016 4:28:33 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 - 4/21/2016 4:26:11 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47
Satus Pass US97
4/21/2016 4:26:11 PM

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Stevens Pass - 4/21/2016 4:25:19 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47
Stevens Pass US2
4/21/2016 4:25:19 PM

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Blewett Pass - 4/21/2016 4:24:10 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47
Blewett Pass US97
4/21/2016 4:24:10 PM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/21/2016 4:31:26 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/21/2016 4:31:26 PM

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“Sherpa” film a painful reminder of Everest’s deadliest day

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47

Local mountaineer David Morton started a nonprofit, The Juniper Fund, to help Nepalese survivors in light of climbing deaths.
Categories: Sports Center

“Sherpa” film a painful reminder of Everest’s deadliest day

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47

Local mountaineer David Morton started a nonprofit, The Juniper Fund, to help Nepalese survivors in light of climbing deaths.
Categories: Sports Center

“Sherpa” film a painful reminder of Everest’s deadliest day

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47

Local mountaineer David Morton started a nonprofit, The Juniper Fund, to help Nepalese survivors in light of climbing deaths.

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Hillary Clinton: Tackling Philadelphia's gun violence

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:47

 Pennsylvania's working classAction News' Jim Gardner sat down with Hillary Clinton for an exclusive One-On-One interview.


Tech companies are becoming the last defenders of your privacy

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

Technology companies are stepping forward to protect citizens’ basic rights from overreaching federal police.
Categories: Sports Center

Tech companies are becoming the last defenders of your privacy

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

Technology companies are stepping forward to protect citizens’ basic rights from overreaching federal police.
Categories: Sports Center

Tech companies are becoming the last defenders of your privacy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

Technology companies are stepping forward to protect citizens’ basic rights from overreaching federal police.

5 charged after dinosaur bones taken on college trip to Utah

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed theft charges against five people accused of stealing 60 pounds of dinosaur bones near a Utah quarry during an educational trip run by a college in Texas, authorities said Thursday. The bones were taken after the suspects slipped away from a sanctioned dig last May and pried […]
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5 charged after dinosaur bones taken on college trip to Utah

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed theft charges against five people accused of stealing 60 pounds of dinosaur bones near a Utah quarry during an educational trip run by a college in Texas, authorities said Thursday. The bones were taken after the suspects slipped away from a sanctioned dig last May and pried […]
Categories: Sports Center

5 charged after dinosaur bones taken on college trip to Utah

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed theft charges against five people accused of stealing 60 pounds of dinosaur bones near a Utah quarry during an educational trip run by a college in Texas, authorities said Thursday. The bones were taken after the suspects slipped away from a sanctioned dig last May and pried […]

Jim Gardner One-On-One with Hillary Clinton: Pennsylvania's working class

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:46

 Pennsylvania's working classAction News' Jim Gardner spoke to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on the issue of working class Pennsylvanians in part two of our exclusive One-On-One interview.


Ted Cruz, Facing Hard G.O.P. Path, Seeks a Good Argument

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:38
As a debate flared over the party delegate system, the Texas senator faced the hard reality that the only way to victory was a messy convention fight.

Report: Arizona sheriff is slow in making profiling reforms

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 07:37
PHOENIX (AP) — The office of Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been unacceptability slow in making court-ordered changes in an Arizona racial profiling case, according to an official appointed to monitor the reforms.