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‘Mad Men’: And so it ends . . .

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:11
. . .  with an “ommmm,” not a whimper. Don’s arc ended, not with him falling out a window or walking into the surf or announcing that he’s really D.B. Cooper (now, really), but with a sunny morning, a new day, a smile and, eventually, a legendary ad for Coca-Cola. (Which was, by the way, […]
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Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 39

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:07
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — At least 39 people were killed Monday when a mudslide triggered by heavy rains swept away dozens of ramshackle homes during the dead of night. The disaster took place around 3 a.m. local time (4 a.m. EDT; 800 GMT) in the town of Salgar, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of […]
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Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 39

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:07
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — At least 39 people were killed Monday when a mudslide triggered by heavy rains swept away dozens of ramshackle homes during the dead of night. The disaster took place around 3 a.m. local time (4 a.m. EDT; 800 GMT) in the town of Salgar, about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southwest of […]
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Orson Welles’ unfinished masterpiece to see light of day

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:06
CANNES, France (AP) — It was meant to be his masterpiece to rival “Citizen Kane.” But Orson Welles’ final film “The Other Side of the Wind” — billed as his big cinematic comeback after years of living in Europe — was to be left unfinished. The movie was beset by legal problems and chaos following […]
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Orson Welles’ unfinished masterpiece to see light of day

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:06
CANNES, France (AP) — It was meant to be his masterpiece to rival “Citizen Kane.” But Orson Welles’ final film “The Other Side of the Wind” — billed as his big cinematic comeback after years of living in Europe — was to be left unfinished. The movie was beset by legal problems and chaos following […]
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Judge: Fugitive on lam since ’59 will be sent back to Ohio

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:06
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Ohio fugitive who’s been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 will soon be on his way back up north after his recent arrest in Florida. On Monday, Judge Rhonda Babb released her ruling, denying 79-year-old Frank Freshwater’s attempt in court last week to contest […]
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Judge: Fugitive on lam since ’59 will be sent back to Ohio

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:06
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Ohio fugitive who’s been on the lam since walking away from a prison farm in 1959 will soon be on his way back up north after his recent arrest in Florida. On Monday, Judge Rhonda Babb released her ruling, denying 79-year-old Frank Freshwater’s attempt in court last week to contest […]
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Regional baseball matchups (4A, 3A)

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:04
Here are the matchups for the regional rounds Saturday. The first game at a site is at 10 a.m. with the second one at 1 p.m. The winners of the first two games at a site play each other later in the day to see who advances to the semifinals in Pasco the following weekend.
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Regional baseball matchups (4A, 3A)

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 01:04
Here are the matchups for the regional rounds Saturday. The first game at a site is at 10 a.m. with the second one at 1 p.m. The winners of the first two games at a site play each other later in the day to see who advances to the semifinals in Pasco the following weekend.
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Grays River opens for spring chinook and steelhead sooner than expected

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:28
The Grays River mainstem and West Fork Grays River has opened two weeks earlier than expected to fishing for hatchery spring chinook and hatchery steelhead. The sport fishery is open through June 5 as spring chinook strays from the nearby Select Area Fishery Evaluation sites have been found in the river system, and aren’t needed […]
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Grays River opens for spring chinook and steelhead sooner than expected

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:28
The Grays River mainstem and West Fork Grays River has opened two weeks earlier than expected to fishing for hatchery spring chinook and hatchery steelhead. The sport fishery is open through June 5 as spring chinook strays from the nearby Select Area Fishery Evaluation sites have been found in the river system, and aren’t needed […]
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Talk about the ‘Mad Men’ finale: Live chat at noon

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:15
Have some thoughts about “Mad Men”? Satisfied with the fates of Don, Peggy, Roger, Pete, Joan and Sally? Experiencing severe “Mad Men” withdrawal? I’m working on a recap to post soon, but in the meantime: note that I’ll be chatting live, right here at noon today, about all things “Mad Men.” Join me!    
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Talk about the ‘Mad Men’ finale: Live chat at noon

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:15
Have some thoughts about “Mad Men”? Satisfied with the fates of Don, Peggy, Roger, Pete, Joan and Sally? Experiencing severe “Mad Men” withdrawal? I’m working on a recap to post soon, but in the meantime: note that I’ll be chatting live, right here at noon today, about all things “Mad Men.” Join me!    
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Enter to win one of three beauty packages

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:11
We’re giving away three beauty prize packages to celebrate our new name — ShopNW — and new, expanded website!
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Enter to win one of three beauty packages

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:11
We’re giving away three beauty prize packages to celebrate our new name — ShopNW — and new, expanded website!
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Ascena goes shopping, buys Ann Taylor for more than $2B

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:08
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ascena Retail Group is buying the owner of Ann Taylor and Loft in a deal valued at about $2.16 billion. Ann Taylor will join a stable of retail clothing stores owned by Ascena, including Lane Bryant, Justice, Dress Barn and Cacique, giving the combined company annual sales of $7.3 billion. […]
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Ascena goes shopping, buys Ann Taylor for more than $2B

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:08
NEW YORK (AP) — The Ascena Retail Group is buying the owner of Ann Taylor and Loft in a deal valued at about $2.16 billion. Ann Taylor will join a stable of retail clothing stores owned by Ascena, including Lane Bryant, Justice, Dress Barn and Cacique, giving the combined company annual sales of $7.3 billion. […]
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Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:08
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving marching orders to his bishops, telling them to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than “pilots” ordering the faithful around. Francis had strong words for members of the Italian bishops’ conference, which opened its annual meeting at the Vatican on Monday. Francis, who is […]
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Pope to bishops: Stop ordering faithful around, fight graft

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:08
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is giving marching orders to his bishops, telling them to strongly denounce corruption and to act more like pastors than “pilots” ordering the faithful around. Francis had strong words for members of the Italian bishops’ conference, which opened its annual meeting at the Vatican on Monday. Francis, who is […]
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Louisiana governor forms presidential exploratory committee

NBA - Tue, 05/19/2015 - 00:07
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is taking another step toward running for president. The Republican governor on Monday announced the formation of a campaign exploratory committee. Jindal has said previously he will announce his decision on a White House bid after his state’s legislative session ends in mid-June. In a statement, […]
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