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Silver: Change in NC law needed for All-Star in Charlotte

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:24

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he believes the league has made it “crystal clear” that a change in a North Carolina law is necessary to stage the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, though is resisting setting a deadline for a decision. Silver says Thursday that he has spoken to political and […]
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Silver: Change in NC law needed for All-Star in Charlotte

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:24

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he believes the league has made it “crystal clear” that a change in a North Carolina law is necessary to stage the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, though is resisting setting a deadline for a decision. Silver says Thursday that he has spoken to political and […]
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Silver: Change in NC law needed for All-Star in Charlotte

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:24

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he believes the league has made it “crystal clear” that a change in a North Carolina law is necessary to stage the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, though is resisting setting a deadline for a decision. Silver says Thursday that he has spoken to political and […]

Flyers hold memorial for founder Ed Snider

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:23

Flyers hold memorial for founder Ed SniderEd Snider, the founder of the Philadelphia Flyers, was honored during a celebration of his life Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center.


Police ID man killed in Christiana collision

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:22

Police ID man killed in Christiana collisionDelaware State Police say a 24-year-old man who was injured in a crash in Christiana has died from his injuries.


Man who landed gyrocopter at U.S. Capitol gets 120 days in prison

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:14

Douglas Hughes talks to reporters outside of courthouse in WashingtonA former Florida mail carrier who flew a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol grounds to publicize the need for campaign finance reform was sentenced to 120 days in jail on Thursday, a spokesman for prosecutors said. Douglas Hughes, 62, of Ruskin, Florida, also was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly to a year of supervised release after he gets out of prison, the spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office said. Hughes had called his flight an act of civil disobedience to publicized the need for campaign finance reform.


How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:13

Stocks closed lower on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally. A slide in telecom and utilities companies weighed on the market. Investors were mostly focused on the latest crop of company earnings and deal news. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 113.75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,982.52. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:13

Stocks closed lower on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally. A slide in telecom and utilities companies weighed on the market. Investors were mostly focused on the latest crop of company earnings and deal news. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 113.75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,982.52. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:13

Stocks closed lower on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally. A slide in telecom and utilities companies weighed on the market. Investors were mostly focused on the latest crop of company earnings and deal news. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 113.75 points, or 0.6 percent, to 17,982.52. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index […]

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:11
Stocks closed lower on Thursday, snapping a three-day rally. A slide in telecom and utilities companies weighed on the market. Investors were mostly focused on the latest crop of company earnings and deal news.

Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:11

Chief Investigator Andy Arena addresses the public during a news conference discussing the Flint water crisis Wednesday, April 20, 2016 in Flint, Mich. Months after officials conceded that a series of bad decisions had caused a disaster, charges were filed against a pair of state Department of Environmental Quality employees and a local water treatment supervisor and stem from an investigation by the office of the attorney general. (Jake May /The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDITDETROIT (AP) — Flint's water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports to cover up the fiasco.


Girl who wrote to Obama celebrates Tubman on $20 bill

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:11

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fifth grader who wrote to President Barack Obama suggesting that a woman be put on U.S. currency has seen her wish come true. Sofia, whose family asked that her full name not be used, said she was ecstatic to get a phone call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew […]
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Girl who wrote to Obama celebrates Tubman on $20 bill

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:11

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fifth grader who wrote to President Barack Obama suggesting that a woman be put on U.S. currency has seen her wish come true. Sofia, whose family asked that her full name not be used, said she was ecstatic to get a phone call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew […]
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Girl who wrote to Obama celebrates Tubman on $20 bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:11

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fifth grader who wrote to President Barack Obama suggesting that a woman be put on U.S. currency has seen her wish come true. Sofia, whose family asked that her full name not be used, said she was ecstatic to get a phone call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew […]

Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes

NBA - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:06

DETROIT (AP) — Flint’s water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports […]
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Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:06

DETROIT (AP) — Flint’s water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports […]
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Criminal charges in Flint water crisis raise stakes

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:06

DETROIT (AP) — Flint’s water crisis has taken a dramatic turn with criminal charges being filed against two state employees and a city worker. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette alleges the three men knew that a lack of corrosion control in drinking water was a threat to public health and intentionally tampered with lead-level reports […]

GOP candidate John Kasich campaigns in Media

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:05

GOP candidate John Kasich campaigns in MediaRepublican presidential candidate John Kasich is hoping to make up some ground in the polls with several events in our area Thursday.


The Latest: Man who flew gyrocopter to Capitol gets 4 months

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:04
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on sentencing of man who piloted gyrocopter to Washington, D.C., landing in 2015 (all times local):

Feds: No nuke waste to be used in possible South Dakota test

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 05:02
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Organizers of a federal effort to assess whether nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes are trying to better explain their intentions to South Dakota residents after getting rebuffed in North Dakota over concerns that waste might eventually be stored there.