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Whole Foods forecasts key sales figure could slip for year

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:11

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods says its sales at established locations slipped in its fiscal first quarter and forecast the figure to be flat to down 2 percent for the year, as it works to keep prices down and fend off rivals. The Austin, Texas company noted that its comparable store sales have been […]
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Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:10

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1. But first comes South Carolina on Feb. 20. The GOP field headed Wednesday to the Palmetto State, and most will […]
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Next up for the GOP presidential candidates: South Carolina

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:10

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Republican presidential nominating has moved into the South, where seven states — Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas — will anchor the Super Tuesday primaries on March 1. But first comes South Carolina on Feb. 20. The GOP field headed Wednesday to the Palmetto State, and most will […]
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New Hampshire: Proof Trump’s bravado is his best asset

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:09

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He’s since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He’s endorsed using torture on foreign prisoners. In his final rally before the New Hampshire primary, Trump repeated a supporter’s shouted insult of a rival, effectively calling […]
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New Hampshire: Proof Trump’s bravado is his best asset

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:09

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Donald Trump began his Republican presidential campaign by labeling Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals. He’s since profanely promised to bomb Islamic State fighters. He’s endorsed using torture on foreign prisoners. In his final rally before the New Hampshire primary, Trump repeated a supporter’s shouted insult of a rival, effectively calling […]
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Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:08

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow says he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him. Dante Soiu (Soy-YOU) testified Wednesday that he wanted his messages to show her unconditional love and friendship and that he had no animosity toward her after she […]
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Accused Paltrow stalker discusses desire to marry actress

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 07:08

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow says he sent her dozens of messages in the hope she might want to marry him. Dante Soiu (Soy-YOU) testified Wednesday that he wanted his messages to show her unconditional love and friendship and that he had no animosity toward her after she […]
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Slain teen’s father says he found out about her death on TV

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:32

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say was slain by a Virginia Tech student says he found out about his daughter’s death on TV. During an episode of “Dr. Phil” that aired Wednesday, David Lovell told host Phil McGraw that authorities forgot to tell him before they told reporters […]
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Slain teen’s father says he found out about her death on TV

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:32

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The father of a 13-year-old girl who police say was slain by a Virginia Tech student says he found out about his daughter’s death on TV. During an episode of “Dr. Phil” that aired Wednesday, David Lovell told host Phil McGraw that authorities forgot to tell him before they told reporters […]
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AP NewsAlert

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:23

ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Sheriff: 2 deputies die from wounds after gunman opened fire in restaurant, near shopping center.
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AP NewsAlert

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:23

ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — Sheriff: 2 deputies die from wounds after gunman opened fire in restaurant, near shopping center.
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:20

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ Feb. 9 The Dallas Morning News on the results of the New Hampshire primary: Most Read StoriesWith Marshawn Lynch retired, what will Seahawks do with money they save?Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog biteSale of Weyerhaeuser’s Federal Way campus […]
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:20

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ Feb. 9 The Dallas Morning News on the results of the New Hampshire primary: Most Read StoriesWith Marshawn Lynch retired, what will Seahawks do with money they save?Police: Ohio newborn appears to have died from dog biteSale of Weyerhaeuser’s Federal Way campus […]
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Fire official dies in police shooting in Alaska town

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:18

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fire official in a northern Alaska town has died in a police-involved shooting. North Slope Borough officials say 36-year-old Vincent Nageak III died in the early Wednesday morning shooting in Barrow, 725 miles north of Anchorage. Borough spokesman John Boyle says in a news release that the police officer was […]
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Fire official dies in police shooting in Alaska town

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:18

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A fire official in a northern Alaska town has died in a police-involved shooting. North Slope Borough officials say 36-year-old Vincent Nageak III died in the early Wednesday morning shooting in Barrow, 725 miles north of Anchorage. Borough spokesman John Boyle says in a news release that the police officer was […]
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Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug charges

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:15

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on two felony drug charges. Bryant and former teammate De’Ante Saunders were arrested on Christmas following a traffic stop. Police say they found marijuana, prescription drugs and a loaded handgun in Saunders’ car. He also was cited for drunken driving. The Browns released him from […]
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Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant indicted on drug charges

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:15

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Armonty Bryant has been indicted on two felony drug charges. Bryant and former teammate De’Ante Saunders were arrested on Christmas following a traffic stop. Police say they found marijuana, prescription drugs and a loaded handgun in Saunders’ car. He also was cited for drunken driving. The Browns released him from […]
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Amid boom in catch, debate rages over lobster license rules

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:09

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Members of the next generation of Maine lobster fishermen say they fear they will never get a license to fish for the valuable critters, but some longstanding lobstermen fear changing the rules could result in overfishing. A key Maine legislative panel held a public hearing on Wednesday on changes designed to […]
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Amid boom in catch, debate rages over lobster license rules

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:09

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Members of the next generation of Maine lobster fishermen say they fear they will never get a license to fish for the valuable critters, but some longstanding lobstermen fear changing the rules could result in overfishing. A key Maine legislative panel held a public hearing on Wednesday on changes designed to […]
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Wednesday

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 06:05

U.S. stocks delivered a mixed finish Wednesday after an early rally faded away. Traders were encouraged to hear Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen say that the central bank will be cautious about raising interest rates. On Wednesday: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 99.64 points, or 0.6 percent, to 15,914.74. The Standard & Poor’s 500 […]
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