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Expected Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist jogs at Churchill

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 02:20

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nyquist has stepped onto the track at Churchill Downs for the first time to begin his final preparations for the Kentucky Derby. The undefeated colt jogged once around the sloppy oval under exercise rider Jonny Garcia on Sunday. They were accompanied by a pony. Trainer Doug O’Neill says Nyquist will jog […]
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Expected Kentucky Derby favorite Nyquist jogs at Churchill

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 02:20

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Nyquist has stepped onto the track at Churchill Downs for the first time to begin his final preparations for the Kentucky Derby. The undefeated colt jogged once around the sloppy oval under exercise rider Jonny Garcia on Sunday. They were accompanied by a pony. Trainer Doug O’Neill says Nyquist will jog […]
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Court to hear appeal from man convicted in boy’s killing

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:58

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts will hear arguments this week in an appeal by a man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son. Prosecutors alleged that Eric Durand beat Brendan Camara in October 2003 because he was angry the boy wet his pants. An autopsy showed that […]
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Court to hear appeal from man convicted in boy’s killing

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:58

BOSTON (AP) — The highest court in Massachusetts will hear arguments this week in an appeal by a man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son. Prosecutors alleged that Eric Durand beat Brendan Camara in October 2003 because he was angry the boy wet his pants. An autopsy showed that […]
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Bodies of elite climber, cameraman found in melting glacier

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:48

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bodies of a renowned mountain climber and expedition cameraman who were buried in a Himalayan avalanche 16 years ago have been found. The widow of Alex Lowe said in a statement Friday that two climbers attempting to ascend the 26,291-foot Shishapangma in Tibet discovered the remains of two people partially […]
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Bodies of elite climber, cameraman found in melting glacier

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:48

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The bodies of a renowned mountain climber and expedition cameraman who were buried in a Himalayan avalanche 16 years ago have been found. The widow of Alex Lowe said in a statement Friday that two climbers attempting to ascend the 26,291-foot Shishapangma in Tibet discovered the remains of two people partially […]
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Oops: Braves’ transaction miscue leaves them short a player

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:36

CHICAGO (AP) — A front-office mistake left the Atlanta Braves short a player for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Braves announced four hours before the scheduled first pitch that they had selected the contract of veteran utility player Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned reliever Chris Withrow to Gwinnett. One […]
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Oops: Braves’ transaction miscue leaves them short a player

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:36

CHICAGO (AP) — A front-office mistake left the Atlanta Braves short a player for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Braves announced four hours before the scheduled first pitch that they had selected the contract of veteran utility player Emilio Bonifacio from Triple-A Gwinnett and optioned reliever Chris Withrow to Gwinnett. One […]
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Regulators consider how to save southern New England lobster

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:23

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators will consider authorizing new tools to address southern New England’s declining lobster population. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s American Lobster Management Board will consider the status of the fishery on Monday. The board will discuss a potential motion to create new management measures that address the […]
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Regulators consider how to save southern New England lobster

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:23

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Interstate fishing regulators will consider authorizing new tools to address southern New England’s declining lobster population. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s American Lobster Management Board will consider the status of the fishery on Monday. The board will discuss a potential motion to create new management measures that address the […]
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Police: Well-known Florida couple die in murder-suicide

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:23

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A well-known St. Petersburg couple whose bodies were found in their home on Friday died in a murder-suicide, police said. Former St. Petersburg police officer Gerard Joseph Stempinski, 69, shot his wife, Marie Stempinski, then himself, police said. Gerard worked for 25 years as a police officer and detective before […]
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Police: Well-known Florida couple die in murder-suicide

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:23

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A well-known St. Petersburg couple whose bodies were found in their home on Friday died in a murder-suicide, police said. Former St. Petersburg police officer Gerard Joseph Stempinski, 69, shot his wife, Marie Stempinski, then himself, police said. Gerard worked for 25 years as a police officer and detective before […]
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Obama, first lady review library design proposals

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:17

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists. The White House says the president’s wife, Michelle, joined him at Sunday’s meeting in Washington with staff of the Barack Obama Foundation. The foundation plans to build the library in one of […]
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Obama, first lady review library design proposals

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:17

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is reviewing design proposals for his future presidential library from the seven architectural firms chosen as finalists. The White House says the president’s wife, Michelle, joined him at Sunday’s meeting in Washington with staff of the Barack Obama Foundation. The foundation plans to build the library in one of […]
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French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:09

PARIS (AP) — Jean-Marie Le Pen, a founder and the decades-long leader of France’s far-right National Front, declared Sunday that his daughter, the party president who has expelled him, will lose next year’s presidential race if she fails to unify the party. The bitter division between the 87-year-old and his daughter Marine Le Pen, 47, […]
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French far-right father-daughter feud disrupts tradition

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:09

PARIS (AP) — Jean-Marie Le Pen, a founder and the decades-long leader of France’s far-right National Front, declared Sunday that his daughter, the party president who has expelled him, will lose next year’s presidential race if she fails to unify the party. The bitter division between the 87-year-old and his daughter Marine Le Pen, 47, […]
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Horizon Air is helping shape Portland airport’s future

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alaska Airlines made waves in April with its $4 billion plan to acquire upscale rival Virgin America. But in Portland, at least, Alaska’s smaller sister airline might be the one to keep an eye on. Horizon Air, Alaska’s regional carrier, quietly moved its senior leadership in 2014 to the Rose City, […]
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Horizon Air is helping shape Portland airport’s future

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 01:00

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Alaska Airlines made waves in April with its $4 billion plan to acquire upscale rival Virgin America. But in Portland, at least, Alaska’s smaller sister airline might be the one to keep an eye on. Horizon Air, Alaska’s regional carrier, quietly moved its senior leadership in 2014 to the Rose City, […]
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Wildfire at Shenandoah National Park fully contained

NBA - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:54

LURAY, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that burned thousands of acres of land in Shenandoah National Park has been fully contained. The Washington Post reports that (http://wapo.st/1SzwvBc ) sections of Skyline Drive that were closed due to the blaze have been reopened. Authorities have also lifted a temporary flight restriction near the park. […]
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Wildfire at Shenandoah National Park fully contained

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 05/02/2016 - 00:54

LURAY, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that burned thousands of acres of land in Shenandoah National Park has been fully contained. The Washington Post reports that (http://wapo.st/1SzwvBc ) sections of Skyline Drive that were closed due to the blaze have been reopened. Authorities have also lifted a temporary flight restriction near the park. […]
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