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Sounders forward Obafemi Martins could miss between three and six weeks

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:12
Seattle’s Obafemi Martins could miss “somewhere between three and six weeks,” coach Sigi Schmid said Thursday morning, after the star forward suffered a groin injury in Tuesday night’s U.S. Open Cup loss to Portland at Starfire Stadium. The injury to his adductor muscle will not require surgery — “so that’s a positive situation,” Schmid said […]
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Sounders forward Obafemi Martins could miss between three and six weeks

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:12
Seattle’s Obafemi Martins could miss “somewhere between three and six weeks,” coach Sigi Schmid said Thursday morning, after the star forward suffered a groin injury in Tuesday night’s U.S. Open Cup loss to Portland at Starfire Stadium. The injury to his adductor muscle will not require surgery — “so that’s a positive situation,” Schmid said […]
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Sounders forward Obafemi Martins could miss between three and six weeks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:12
Seattle’s Obafemi Martins could miss “somewhere between three and six weeks,” coach Sigi Schmid said Thursday morning, after the star forward suffered a groin injury in Tuesday night’s U.S. Open Cup loss to Portland at Starfire Stadium. The injury to his adductor muscle will not require surgery — “so that’s a positive situation,” Schmid said […]

Roundup: Group wants public search for next UW president; MIT developing teacher training model

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:09
Coalition of faculty and students wants public search for next UW president: More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking the University of Washington board of regents to publicly name finalists in the search for a new president. Former UW president Michael Young stepped down in the spring to take the top job at Texas […]
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Roundup: Group wants public search for next UW president; MIT developing teacher training model

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:09
Coalition of faculty and students wants public search for next UW president: More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking the University of Washington board of regents to publicly name finalists in the search for a new president. Former UW president Michael Young stepped down in the spring to take the top job at Texas […]
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Roundup: Group wants public search for next UW president; MIT developing teacher training model

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:09
Coalition of faculty and students wants public search for next UW president: More than 3,000 people have signed a petition asking the University of Washington board of regents to publicly name finalists in the search for a new president. Former UW president Michael Young stepped down in the spring to take the top job at Texas […]

Kentucky soldier pleads not guilty to taking bribes in Afghanistan

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:07
A U.S. Army sergeant at Fort Campbell pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a charge of accepting $100,000 in bribes from vendors while stationed in Afghanistan at a hearing in Paducah, Kentucky, federal prosecutors said. Sergeant 1st Class Ramiro Pena, Jr., who had worked as a purchasing officer, received money from his supervisor and a Rolex watch from a vendor who wanted a contract to furnish supplies at Bagram Airfield, prosecutors said. From June 2008 to March 2009, Pena and his supervisor, Master Sergeant Jimmy Dennis, approved more than 200 contracts valued at more than $30.7 million for Afghan companies to provide supplies.

Transportation revenue talks stall in Washington state - Kitsap Sun

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:07

Kitsap Sun

Transportation revenue talks stall in Washington state
Kitsap Sun
(AP) — House Democrats in Washington state have stopped negotiations on a transportation revenue package until a state operating budget deal is reached, the chamber's key transportation negotiator said Wednesday. House Transportation Chairwoman ...

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U.S. justices OK teachers' testimony in child-abuse case

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:06
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously reinstated an Ohio man's convictions for beating his girlfriend's children after he sent her hundreds of miles away to engage in prostitution. The nine justices rejected the argument made by defendant Darius Clark that testimony given during the trial by preschool teachers who talked to one of the victims, his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, should have been disallowed. The testimony in question, in which the teachers pressed the boy on injuries they had noticed, did not violate Clark's right under the U.S. Constitution's Sixth Amendment to confront his accusers, the court held.

Concerns increase over crowds viewing orcas in Eld Inlet

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:04
Neighbors and whale experts are becoming concerned about the number of people trying to get a close look at the orcas that have wandered into Eld Inlet recently.
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Concerns increase over crowds viewing orcas in Eld Inlet

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:04
Neighbors and whale experts are becoming concerned about the number of people trying to get a close look at the orcas that have wandered into Eld Inlet recently.
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Concerns increase over crowds viewing orcas in Eld Inlet

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:04
Neighbors and whale experts are becoming concerned about the number of people trying to get a close look at the orcas that have wandered into Eld Inlet recently.

Fixing Parliament 'could cost £5.7bn'

BBC World News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:02
Major restoration of the Houses of Parliament without moving MPs and peers out would take 32 years and cost £5.7bn, a report says.
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Despite ruling, Minnesota sex offenders remain in limbo

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:02

FILE - This April 19, 2010 file photo shows a secure facility that holds more than 400 men who are sex offenders who have completed their prison sentences, in Moose Lake, Minn. A federal judge ruled Wednesday, June 17, 2015, that Minnesota's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, saying it violates the "fundamental rights" of more than 700 people locked up indefinitely after completing their prison sentences. (AP Photo/Martiga Lohn, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Despite a sternly worded ruling from a federal judge that many of Minnesota's sex offenders who've served their sentences could be long overdue for release, they're likely to spend many more months — maybe even years — in the state's civil commitment program.


New Pennsylvania school funding formula wins panel's OK

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:00

New Pennsylvania school funding formula wins panel's OKA bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania's 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and more students whose families are deeper in poverty.


Court says women-only prison jobs justified

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:00
A federal appeals court has ruled that Washington's prison system didn't illegally discriminate when it created female-only jobs at women's prisons.
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Court says women-only prison jobs justified

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:00
A federal appeals court has ruled that Washington's prison system didn't illegally discriminate when it created female-only jobs at women's prisons.
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Court says women-only prison jobs justified

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 03:00
A federal appeals court has ruled that Washington's prison system didn't illegally discriminate when it created female-only jobs at women's prisons.

Airbus weighs expensive revamp to revive sales of A380 superjumbo

NBA - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 02:59
Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier in an interview at the Paris Air Show said the jetmaker is still weighing whether to develop an A380neo. He said that in addition to putting newer engines on the giant jet, Airbus could also make it even bigger.
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Airbus weighs expensive revamp to revive sales of A380 superjumbo

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 06/19/2015 - 02:59
Airbus CEO Fabrice Brégier in an interview at the Paris Air Show said the jetmaker is still weighing whether to develop an A380neo. He said that in addition to putting newer engines on the giant jet, Airbus could also make it even bigger.
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