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Saturday April 30 is Independent Bookstore Day

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:17

Seattle is nationally known for its network of independent bookstores. This Saturday, for the third year running, they will join 400 bookstores nationwide to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, a festive occasion that this year celebrates a resurgence in their strength and numbers. Nationwide, independent bookstore locations are up from 1,651 in 2009 to 2,227 in […]
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Saturday April 30 is Independent Bookstore Day

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:17

Seattle is nationally known for its network of independent bookstores. This Saturday, for the third year running, they will join 400 bookstores nationwide to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, a festive occasion that this year celebrates a resurgence in their strength and numbers. Nationwide, independent bookstore locations are up from 1,651 in 2009 to 2,227 in […]
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Cape Verde Official: Police nab suspect in slaying of 11

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:16

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Cape Verde captured Wednesday a soldier suspected of killing 11 people at a military barracks in the West African island nation, an official at Cape Verde’s Defense Ministry said. The suspect was arrested after a 24-hour manhunt, spokeswoman Edna Pinto told The Associated Press by telephone. She had no […]
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Cape Verde Official: Police nab suspect in slaying of 11

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:16

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Police in Cape Verde captured Wednesday a soldier suspected of killing 11 people at a military barracks in the West African island nation, an official at Cape Verde’s Defense Ministry said. The suspect was arrested after a 24-hour manhunt, spokeswoman Edna Pinto told The Associated Press by telephone. She had no […]
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Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:14

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who killed his parents with a claw hammer and then threw a party with their bodies still inside the house is getting a new sentencing hearing. The 4th District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that because Tyler Hadley was 17, he could not be automatically sentenced […]
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Man who killed parents with hammer gets new sentence hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 03:14

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who killed his parents with a claw hammer and then threw a party with their bodies still inside the house is getting a new sentencing hearing. The 4th District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday that because Tyler Hadley was 17, he could not be automatically sentenced […]
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Stewart supports NASCAR decision to tighten up lug-nut rule

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:59

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carl Edwards and Chase Elliott say that if tightening up the lug-nut rule makes racing safer, they are all for it. The two Sprint Cup drivers were participating in a tire test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. Three-time series champion Tony Stewart and Aric Almirola also were in town to test. […]
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Stewart supports NASCAR decision to tighten up lug-nut rule

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:59

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carl Edwards and Chase Elliott say that if tightening up the lug-nut rule makes racing safer, they are all for it. The two Sprint Cup drivers were participating in a tire test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Wednesday. Three-time series champion Tony Stewart and Aric Almirola also were in town to test. […]
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A day after credit downgrade by S&P, Exxon hikes dividend

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:42

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after losing its cherished AAA credit rating partly due to billions paid to shareholders, Exxon Mobil is raising its dividend again. The company said Wednesday that it would pay a quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share — a 3 percent increase — in June. That is down from […]
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A day after credit downgrade by S&P, Exxon hikes dividend

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:42

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after losing its cherished AAA credit rating partly due to billions paid to shareholders, Exxon Mobil is raising its dividend again. The company said Wednesday that it would pay a quarterly dividend of 75 cents per share — a 3 percent increase — in June. That is down from […]
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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:39

Eric Horvitz, managing director of the company’s Redmond research lab, is honored for his work in artificial intelligence.
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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:39

Eric Horvitz, managing director of the company’s Redmond research lab, is honored for his work in artificial intelligence.
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18-year-old hiker survives 70-foot cliff-fall in Missouri

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:38

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old hiker who tumbled 60 to 70 feet over a cliff at a quarry in Missouri’s Ozarks landed on an outcrop that spared her an additional 100-foot drop to her likely death, one of her rescuers said Wednesday. But that ledge — jutting just 20 feet out from the […]
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18-year-old hiker survives 70-foot cliff-fall in Missouri

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:38

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 18-year-old hiker who tumbled 60 to 70 feet over a cliff at a quarry in Missouri’s Ozarks landed on an outcrop that spared her an additional 100-foot drop to her likely death, one of her rescuers said Wednesday. But that ledge — jutting just 20 feet out from the […]
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Former Cal coach Jeff Tedford eyeing UW as a possible comeback to college coaching

WA Huskies - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:30

Jeff Tedford led Cal to a school-record 82 wins over 11 seasons.
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Former Cal coach Jeff Tedford eyeing UW as a possible comeback to college coaching

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:30

Jeff Tedford led Cal to a school-record 82 wins over 11 seasons.
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Former Cal coach Jeff Tedford eyeing UW as a possible comeback to college coaching

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:30

Jeff Tedford led Cal to a school-record 82 wins over 11 seasons.
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Search to begin for Michael Strahan’s successor on ‘Live’

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:30

NEW YORK (AP) — If finding a new partner for Kelly Ripa on her daytime talk show is anything like the process that led to Michael Strahan’s hiring, it won’t be quick. “Live” went through nine months and 59 guest co-hosts before former football star Strahan was chosen to replace Regis Philbin. Strahan, who started […]
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Search to begin for Michael Strahan’s successor on ‘Live’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:30

NEW YORK (AP) — If finding a new partner for Kelly Ripa on her daytime talk show is anything like the process that led to Michael Strahan’s hiring, it won’t be quick. “Live” went through nine months and 59 guest co-hosts before former football star Strahan was chosen to replace Regis Philbin. Strahan, who started […]
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Day care owner charged in death of toddler found in vehicle

NBA - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 02:29

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky police have charged a day care owner with manslaughter in the death of a toddler found in a hot vehicle. News media outlets report that 70-year-old Jacquelin Thomas was arrested late Tuesday in connection to the death of 2-year-old Lavontae Swain. The Courier-Journal reports Thomas pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning […]
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