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Man accused of forcing Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:51

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been arrested on charges that he forced a 19-year-old female Fort Bragg soldier into prostitution. The Fayetteville Observer reports (http://bit.ly/1L3hKzM ) that 23-year-old Jibri Thomas is accused of exploiting the soldier from August until December. Thomas turned himself in to police on Jan. 11. He faces […]
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New Seasons grocery chain runs into labor controversy

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:48

New Seasons, the Portland-based small-format grocer that emphasizes regional, organic food, hasn’t even opened its first store in the Seattle area and already there’s opposition.
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New Seasons grocery chain runs into labor controversy

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:48

New Seasons, the Portland-based small-format grocer that emphasizes regional, organic food, hasn’t even opened its first store in the Seattle area and already there’s opposition.
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Louisville schedules press conference with Pitino, others

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:28

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has scheduled a press conference “to deliver an important message to the university community.” The subject of the unexpected availability is unclear, though university President James Ramsey, athletic director Tom Jurich and men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino are expected to attend. The trio could provide an update on investigations into […]
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Louisville schedules press conference with Pitino, others

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:28

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has scheduled a press conference “to deliver an important message to the university community.” The subject of the unexpected availability is unclear, though university President James Ramsey, athletic director Tom Jurich and men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino are expected to attend. The trio could provide an update on investigations into […]
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Review: Errors led to parole of man who later killed officer

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:27

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Corrections says communication breakdowns led a parole board to release a man to a drug treatment center where he later escaped and killed a police officer working overtime to pay for cancer treatments. The department vowed Friday to take steps to ensure the problem doesn’t happen […]
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Review: Errors led to parole of man who later killed officer

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:27

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Department of Corrections says communication breakdowns led a parole board to release a man to a drug treatment center where he later escaped and killed a police officer working overtime to pay for cancer treatments. The department vowed Friday to take steps to ensure the problem doesn’t happen […]
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National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog that officials say is no cause for rejoicing. Long-delayed projects range from replacing water works at the Grand Canyon to making sure the Jefferson Memorial doesn’t sink into the Tidal Basin to […]
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National parks face $12 billion backlog for maintenance work

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, but the system faces a multibillion dollar maintenance backlog that officials say is no cause for rejoicing. Long-delayed projects range from replacing water works at the Grand Canyon to making sure the Jefferson Memorial doesn’t sink into the Tidal Basin to […]
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Salem Witch Museum loses bid for witch trials book

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:14

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Officials at a museum in Salem, Massachusetts, say they weren’t able to get their hands on a psalm book once owned by a judge in the city’s famed witch trials. The Salem News reports (http://bit.ly/1PZ0F1r ) the previously unknown seventh edition of “The Bay Psalm Book” that once belonged to Jonathan […]
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Salem Witch Museum loses bid for witch trials book

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:14

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Officials at a museum in Salem, Massachusetts, say they weren’t able to get their hands on a psalm book once owned by a judge in the city’s famed witch trials. The Salem News reports (http://bit.ly/1PZ0F1r ) the previously unknown seventh edition of “The Bay Psalm Book” that once belonged to Jonathan […]
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Ski report: More snow on the way, changing to spring-like skiing conditions

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:09

Hold onto your boards as another winter weather advisory was issued with moderate to heavy snowfall expected in the Cascades. A cold front is forecast to deliver 4 to 10 inches of snow late Friday through Saturday morning with the highest amounts at Mount Baker and Crystal Mountain. Slightly less amounts will pile up at […]
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Ski report: More snow on the way, changing to spring-like skiing conditions

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:09

Hold onto your boards as another winter weather advisory was issued with moderate to heavy snowfall expected in the Cascades. A cold front is forecast to deliver 4 to 10 inches of snow late Friday through Saturday morning with the highest amounts at Mount Baker and Crystal Mountain. Slightly less amounts will pile up at […]
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Vote: Do Super Bowl ads make you want to buy?

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:01

Super Bowl advertising is a huge investment by companies. Do the commercials actually make you open your wallet?
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Vote: Do Super Bowl ads make you want to buy?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 02:01

Super Bowl advertising is a huge investment by companies. Do the commercials actually make you open your wallet?
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John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:58

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD “Past Present,” reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the 64-year-old Scofield has never won a Grammy. But at the Feb. 15 awards ceremony in Los […]
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John Scofield goes back to the future on Grammy-nominated CD

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:58

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist John Scofield went back to the future on his Grammy-nominated CD “Past Present,” reuniting members of his acclaimed quartet from the early 1990s to play his new compositions. Though nominated twice before, the 64-year-old Scofield has never won a Grammy. But at the Feb. 15 awards ceremony in Los […]
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Teammate assault allegations investigated at Pa. high school

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:55

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating reports that younger players have been assaulted by older players on a high school basketball team over the last 10 years. Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold characterized the incidents as “assaults,” not hazing. He also said they involved use of a stick and had sexual […]
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Teammate assault allegations investigated at Pa. high school

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:55

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating reports that younger players have been assaulted by older players on a high school basketball team over the last 10 years. Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold characterized the incidents as “assaults,” not hazing. He also said they involved use of a stick and had sexual […]
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Referee call barring Native American hair buns causes uproar

NBA - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 01:55

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The board that governs Arizona high school sports says members of a girls’ basketball team can wear their hair in traditional Navajo buns after a referee’s decision to ban the hairstyle at a game this week caused an outcry. The Flagstaff High School players were expressing their team pride and Native […]
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