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LEADING OFF: King Felix aims for top; Trout shatters slump

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:31

A look at what’s happening all around the majors Wednesday: ___ HEAVENLY HITTING Remember when Mike Trout opened the season with a 5-for-27 slump, hitting an un-MVP like .185? Well the Los Angeles Angels’ slugger has been on a tear ever since, hitting .386 over his next 18 games. The Angels wrap up a three-game […]
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Contractors test to see whether Roosevelt sinkhole is spreading

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:31

Contractors are trying to learn whether a large sinkhole is spreading, south of the future light-rail station in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood.
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Contractors test to see whether Roosevelt sinkhole is spreading

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:31

Contractors are trying to learn whether a large sinkhole is spreading, south of the future light-rail station in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood.
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Sanders wins Democratic presidential primary in Indiana

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential primary in Indiana, scoring a late primary season victory over front-runner Hillary Clinton.
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Sanders wins Democratic presidential primary in Indiana

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:26

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential primary in Indiana, scoring a late primary season victory over front-runner Hillary Clinton.
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NerdWallet tries to steer borrowers clear of payday loans

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:05

A new guide on the website NerdWallet hopes to redirect as many people as possible away from the sky-high interest rates of payday loans and toward nonprofit lenders or organizations that offer short-term assistance.
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NerdWallet tries to steer borrowers clear of payday loans

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:05

A new guide on the website NerdWallet hopes to redirect as many people as possible away from the sky-high interest rates of payday loans and toward nonprofit lenders or organizations that offer short-term assistance.
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UN needs $80 million for schools for Palestinian refugees

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:03

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait will come up with $80 million to ensure 500,000 boys and girls can start the next school term on time in August. Pierre Krahenbuhl told a news conference Tuesday that the […]
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UN needs $80 million for schools for Palestinian refugees

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:03

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait will come up with $80 million to ensure 500,000 boys and girls can start the next school term on time in August. Pierre Krahenbuhl told a news conference Tuesday that the […]
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Prime minister says Australia to have July 2 election

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:00

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians will go to the polls in early July after the prime minister said Wednesday that he was calling an early election. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would go to Governor-General Peter Cosgrove before the constitutional deadline of Wednesday next week to lock in the July 2 date and officially […]
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Prime minister says Australia to have July 2 election

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:00

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australians will go to the polls in early July after the prime minister said Wednesday that he was calling an early election. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he would go to Governor-General Peter Cosgrove before the constitutional deadline of Wednesday next week to lock in the July 2 date and officially […]
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Prime minister says Australia will have an election on July 2

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:57

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime minister says Australia will have an election on July 2.
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Prime minister says Australia will have an election on July 2

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:57

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Prime minister says Australia will have an election on July 2.
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Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:48

Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative tea party firebrand who tried to cast himself as the only viable alternative to Trump, ended his campaign Tuesday after a stinging defeat in Indiana's Republican primary.
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Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:48

Sen. Ted Cruz, the conservative tea party firebrand who tried to cast himself as the only viable alternative to Trump, ended his campaign Tuesday after a stinging defeat in Indiana's Republican primary.
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Take 2: My cock-eyed soccer field and teacher appreciation, a few years too late

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:45

Twenty-five years later, the author's recall of long-forgotten high-school math saves the day and allows him to turn a parallelogram into a rectangular field for kids soccer.
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Take 2: My cock-eyed soccer field and teacher appreciation, a few years too late

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:45

Twenty-five years later, the author's recall of long-forgotten high-school math saves the day and allows him to turn a parallelogram into a rectangular field for kids soccer.
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Cruz exits Republican race for president

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz is ending his campaign for president, putting Donald Trump on a glide path to claim the Republican Party’s nomination. The conservative firebrand and Texas senator had tried to cast himself as the only viable alternative to the billionaire businessman. But his campaign said he was to announce his decision to […]
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Cruz exits Republican race for president

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:38

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz is ending his campaign for president, putting Donald Trump on a glide path to claim the Republican Party’s nomination. The conservative firebrand and Texas senator had tried to cast himself as the only viable alternative to the billionaire businessman. But his campaign said he was to announce his decision to […]
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On going the distance, he’ll punt

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:35

Tom Hackett, former Utah All-American, says he decided to be a punter because “I’m fat and I don’t like running very far.”
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