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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new honor is as sweet at dessert

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:40

NEW YORK (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda has already this year won a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy, the Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History and a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant. What more could he get? The answer came Tuesday when the composer and writer of the Broadway smash “Hamilton” got a portrait […]
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4 Massachusetts men heading to prison in blowtorch attack

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:39

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Four Massachusetts men are heading to prison after pleading guilty to using a blowtorch during an attack on a man trying to collect $300 he was owed. The Enterprise (http://bit.ly/27Rj5HG ) reports that the defendants pleaded guilty Monday to charges including aggravated assault and were each sentenced to four years in […]
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4 Massachusetts men heading to prison in blowtorch attack

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:39

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Four Massachusetts men are heading to prison after pleading guilty to using a blowtorch during an attack on a man trying to collect $300 he was owed. The Enterprise (http://bit.ly/27Rj5HG ) reports that the defendants pleaded guilty Monday to charges including aggravated assault and were each sentenced to four years in […]
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Police assess possible threat to jet at Los Angeles airport

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston. Airport police Officer Rob Pedregon says the Transportation Security Administration received a phone call Tuesday about a possible threat to Compass Air Flight 5931. The […]
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Police assess possible threat to jet at Los Angeles airport

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:07

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SWAT officers and a police dog are investigating a possible threat aboard a jetliner that landed at Los Angeles International Airport after a trip from Houston. Airport police Officer Rob Pedregon says the Transportation Security Administration received a phone call Tuesday about a possible threat to Compass Air Flight 5931. The […]
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Texas elementary school tosses name of Robert E. Lee

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:04

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin elementary school will be renamed for an acclaimed Depression-era photographer after the school board decided it should no longer carry the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The school board for the Austin Independent School District voted 8-1 on Monday to change the name to Russell Lee Elementary. […]
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Texas elementary school tosses name of Robert E. Lee

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:04

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An Austin elementary school will be renamed for an acclaimed Depression-era photographer after the school board decided it should no longer carry the name of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The school board for the Austin Independent School District voted 8-1 on Monday to change the name to Russell Lee Elementary. […]
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Monsanto rejects $62 billion bid from Bayer to create global seed giant

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:01

NEW YORK (AP) — Monsanto rejects $62 billion bid from Bayer to create global seed giant.
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Monsanto rejects $62 billion bid from Bayer to create global seed giant

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:01

NEW YORK (AP) — Monsanto rejects $62 billion bid from Bayer to create global seed giant.
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Sweet spot: Indy 500 champions say milk race’s top tradition

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:01

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. remembers every moment from his Indy 500 victory as if they were snapshots in time. His aborted pass of Marco Andretti with just over a lap to go. His successful pass just yards from the finish line. His team pushing his Penske Racing car to victory lane in the […]
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Sweet spot: Indy 500 champions say milk race’s top tradition

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 01:01

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. remembers every moment from his Indy 500 victory as if they were snapshots in time. His aborted pass of Marco Andretti with just over a lap to go. His successful pass just yards from the finish line. His team pushing his Penske Racing car to victory lane in the […]
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Clark County man accused of killing girlfriend’s 3-year-old

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:55

A Clark County man is being held on investigation of first-degree murder in the death of a 3-year-old boy in Battle Ground.
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Clark County man accused of killing girlfriend’s 3-year-old

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:55

A Clark County man is being held on investigation of first-degree murder in the death of a 3-year-old boy in Battle Ground.
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A temp-workers canary in the coal mine?

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:54

Temp workers are being shed for the first time in five years. Is this an early sign of wider trouble or a cycle in the new normal of the economy?
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A temp-workers canary in the coal mine?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:54

Temp workers are being shed for the first time in five years. Is this an early sign of wider trouble or a cycle in the new normal of the economy?
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Canada’s Snowbirds fly over Washington

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — A formation of foreign military jets streaked over the nation’s capital on Tuesday, making passes along the National Mall in the name of friendship. The Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds aerobatics team flew low and fast over Washington at midday. The nine Canadair CT-114 Tutor jets made passes in close formation, trailing white […]
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Canada’s Snowbirds fly over Washington

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:48

WASHINGTON (AP) — A formation of foreign military jets streaked over the nation’s capital on Tuesday, making passes along the National Mall in the name of friendship. The Canadian Armed Forces Snowbirds aerobatics team flew low and fast over Washington at midday. The nine Canadair CT-114 Tutor jets made passes in close formation, trailing white […]
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Broken pipeline spills thousands of gallons in California

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:47

TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Hazardous-materials crews were sopping up as much as 21,000 gallons of oil Tuesday that spilled from a broken underground pipeline in rural Northern California, but none of it flowed into waterways, officials said. Shell Pipeline Co. said a response team was clearing contaminated soil and helping local and state officials monitor […]
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Broken pipeline spills thousands of gallons in California

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:47

TRACY, Calif. (AP) — Hazardous-materials crews were sopping up as much as 21,000 gallons of oil Tuesday that spilled from a broken underground pipeline in rural Northern California, but none of it flowed into waterways, officials said. Shell Pipeline Co. said a response team was clearing contaminated soil and helping local and state officials monitor […]
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North Korea’s UK ambassador rejects Trump’s offer of talks

NBA - Wed, 05/25/2016 - 00:43

LONDON (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to Britain says his country has no interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s offer to open nuclear talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Ambassador Hyon Hak Bong said Tuesday that Pyongyang views Trump’s offer as an electoral ploy that isn’t significant. Hyon said that “we […]
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