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Washington State News Wire - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:50

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ELENA OLMSTEADSpecial to Cougfan.com
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YAKIMA — All six members of Washington State's incoming basketball recruiting class will be in Pullman to start school in the six-week summer session that begins June 22, coach Ernie Kent tells Cougfan.com. He also says the NCAA's new rule reducing ...

93-year-old attends Stanford graduation decades later

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:44
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bonnie “Chuck” Gould got a master’s degree in education from Stanford University in 1954, but it wasn’t until this week that the 93-year-old formally graduated. Gould attended commencement ceremonies Sunday, receiving a standing ovation from the 208 other Graduate School of Education graduates when he took the stage, the San Francisco […]
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93-year-old attends Stanford graduation decades later

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:44
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bonnie “Chuck” Gould got a master’s degree in education from Stanford University in 1954, but it wasn’t until this week that the 93-year-old formally graduated. Gould attended commencement ceremonies Sunday, receiving a standing ovation from the 208 other Graduate School of Education graduates when he took the stage, the San Francisco […]
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93-year-old attends Stanford graduation decades later

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:44
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Bonnie “Chuck” Gould got a master’s degree in education from Stanford University in 1954, but it wasn’t until this week that the 93-year-old formally graduated. Gould attended commencement ceremonies Sunday, receiving a standing ovation from the 208 other Graduate School of Education graduates when he took the stage, the San Francisco […]

Decades in prison for man who laced birthday card with ricin

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:42
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia man who sent a scratch-and-sniff birthday card laced with the deadly poison ricin to a romantic rival has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison.

Prosecutor: 'Big Tony' ordered hit on Florida businessman

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:42
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Reputed mobster Anthony "Big Tony" Moscatiello ordered a prominent Florida businessman killed by a hit man in 2001 during a bitter power struggle over a fleet of lucrative gambling ships, a prosecutor told jurors Monday in Moscatiello's murder retrial.

Well-dressed man robs downtown Seattle bank

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:29
A man donned a gray business suit to rob a downtown Seattle bank Monday morning.
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Well-dressed man robs downtown Seattle bank

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:29
A man donned a gray business suit to rob a downtown Seattle bank Monday morning.
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Well-dressed man robs downtown Seattle bank

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:29
A man donned a gray business suit to rob a downtown Seattle bank Monday morning.

Books of The Times: Review: In ‘How Music Got Free,’ Stephen Witt Details an Industry Sea Change

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:26
Mr. Witt’s effort further explains how the MP3 changed music distribution, consumption and storage.







Kurds and Syrian Rebels Storm ISIS-Held Border Town

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:25
Capturing the town, Tal Abyad, on the Turkish border, would subvert a major ISIS supply line and help create a contiguous slice of Kurdish-held land.







Vehicle that polygamist leader rode in during arrest is sold

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:24

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2006, file photo, polygamous church leader Warren Jeffs appears in a courtroom surrounded by guards, in Las Vegas. The red Cadillac Escalade used by Jeffs when he tried to flee authorities will be for sale in St. George. The Spectrum reports that the Escalade and the credit cards, gift cards and other items found inside it will be auctioned off. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch, File)ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Warren Jeffs' former bodyguard has purchased the SUV the imprisoned polygamist leader was riding in when he was arrested nearly a decade ago.


Study: Green space around schools may boost mental abilities

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:23

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 24, 2009 file photo, children play on an athletic field below as Wade McGillis, professor of Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University, checks on a rooftop carbon dioxide monitor at an elementary school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests. Green space may help mental development in part by reducing air pollution from vehicles, in addition to helping reduce noise and encouraging physical activity. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Putting more green space around an elementary school may help students develop some mental abilities, a study suggests.


Ilwaco the best location for salmon during the coastal salmon fishing kick-off, and a really early pink caught off Westport

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:23
The general ocean salmon fishing opener started off with fairly rough waters, and those who managed to get out this past weekend found a mixed bag of success. “The weather was not very cooperative this weekend especially Saturday in Westport, and Sunday the in Ilwaco area kept the effort down,” said Wendy Beeghly, a state […]
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Ilwaco the best location for salmon during the coastal salmon fishing kick-off, and a really early pink caught off Westport

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:23
The general ocean salmon fishing opener started off with fairly rough waters, and those who managed to get out this past weekend found a mixed bag of success. “The weather was not very cooperative this weekend especially Saturday in Westport, and Sunday the in Ilwaco area kept the effort down,” said Wendy Beeghly, a state […]
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Ilwaco the best location for salmon during the coastal salmon fishing kick-off, and a really early pink caught off Westport

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:23
The general ocean salmon fishing opener started off with fairly rough waters, and those who managed to get out this past weekend found a mixed bag of success. “The weather was not very cooperative this weekend especially Saturday in Westport, and Sunday the in Ilwaco area kept the effort down,” said Wendy Beeghly, a state […]

Murray ready for Queen's opener

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:20
Andy Murray begins his grass-court campaign at Queen's Club on Tuesday, along with Rafael Nadal and Stan Wawrinka.
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E-messages give glimpse into theater shooter's decline

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:19
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooter James Holmes swapped dozens of electronic messages with Gargi Datta, his former girlfriend, in the months before the July 2012 attack.

Obama: World too often underestimates young minority men

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world too often underestimates young minority men. The president is challenging a group of such youth to strive for success to change that narrative. Obama spoke Monday to high school students who participated in the first White House Leadership and Mentorship Program. The program included more than […]
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Obama: World too often underestimates young minority men

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 03:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the world too often underestimates young minority men. The president is challenging a group of such youth to strive for success to change that narrative. Obama spoke Monday to high school students who participated in the first White House Leadership and Mentorship Program. The program included more than […]
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