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Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchers

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 05:09

The Mariners believe their production from the catching position will be better in 2016. Why? Because it's almost impossible to be worse than their catchers were in 2015.
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Mariners 2016 spring training position preview: There is nowhere to go but up for the Seattle catchers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 05:09

The Mariners believe their production from the catching position will be better in 2016. Why? Because it's almost impossible to be worse than their catchers were in 2015.
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Jailed church official wins latest child-endangerment appeal

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:28

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic church official could again seek bail after a Pennsylvania appeals court refused to review a ruling that throws out his child-endangerment conviction. Monsignor William Lynn has been in and out of prison as appeals courts have split on the validity of his 2012 conviction. The 65-year-old Lynn is the […]
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Jailed church official wins latest child-endangerment appeal

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:28

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic church official could again seek bail after a Pennsylvania appeals court refused to review a ruling that throws out his child-endangerment conviction. Monsignor William Lynn has been in and out of prison as appeals courts have split on the validity of his 2012 conviction. The 65-year-old Lynn is the […]
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Why I decided to watch my brain tumor, not treat it right away

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:27

Former Washington Post journalist Carol Krucoff shares her experience with “watchful waiting,” or “active surveillance” — deciding to monitor a brain tumor rather than undergo removal or treatment right away. It taught her to live fully in the moment.
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Why I decided to watch my brain tumor, not treat it right away

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:27

Former Washington Post journalist Carol Krucoff shares her experience with “watchful waiting,” or “active surveillance” — deciding to monitor a brain tumor rather than undergo removal or treatment right away. It taught her to live fully in the moment.
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House backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water — the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The bill, approved 416-2, would direct the EPA to notify residents and […]
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House backs bill to require EPA notification in lead cases

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:27

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved legislation to clarify the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to notify the public about danger from lead in their drinking water — the first action by Congress to respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The bill, approved 416-2, would direct the EPA to notify residents and […]
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USC AD Pat Haden suffers episode of light-headedness

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:26

LOS ANGELES (AP) — USC athletic director Pat Haden has been taken to his doctor after becoming faint on campus. Sports information director Tim Tessalone says Wednesday’s episode is similar to one that the 63-year-old Haden suffered last October before a game against Notre Dame that briefly sent Haden to the hospital. In this case, […]
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USC AD Pat Haden suffers episode of light-headedness

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:26

LOS ANGELES (AP) — USC athletic director Pat Haden has been taken to his doctor after becoming faint on campus. Sports information director Tim Tessalone says Wednesday’s episode is similar to one that the 63-year-old Haden suffered last October before a game against Notre Dame that briefly sent Haden to the hospital. In this case, […]
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Wisconsin’s Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:24

MILWAUKEE (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful from Wisconsin Russ Feingold is trying to stay neutral in the ongoing Democratic nomination fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Feingold is trying to win his way back to the Senate, where he served 18 years, before being ousted in 2010 by Republican Ron Johnson. It is one […]
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Wisconsin’s Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:24

MILWAUKEE (AP) — U.S. Senate hopeful from Wisconsin Russ Feingold is trying to stay neutral in the ongoing Democratic nomination fight between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Feingold is trying to win his way back to the Senate, where he served 18 years, before being ousted in 2010 by Republican Ron Johnson. It is one […]
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Pennsylvania attorney general survives vote to remove her

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:23

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office on Wednesday as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that said her lack of a valid law license had rendered her unable to perform her official duties. The 29-19 vote fell […]
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Pennsylvania attorney general survives vote to remove her

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:23

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office on Wednesday as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that said her lack of a valid law license had rendered her unable to perform her official duties. The 29-19 vote fell […]
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Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:21

DES MOINES (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field. “While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse […]
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Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:21

DES MOINES (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field. “While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who refuse […]
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Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing an abortion law that he says would prevent most women from getting abortions. Attorneys for the state immediately asked Judge John deGravelles to stay Wednesday’s order while they appeal it and his Jan. 26 finding that […]
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Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:16

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing an abortion law that he says would prevent most women from getting abortions. Attorneys for the state immediately asked Judge John deGravelles to stay Wednesday’s order while they appeal it and his Jan. 26 finding that […]
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Target sponsors 4-minute video during Grammys

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:09

NEW YORK (AP) — Target has its bullseye on the “Hollaback Girl” singer. Target is sponsoring a four-minute live video by Gwen Stefani during The Grammy Awards on CBS on Monday, an unprecedented move that capitalizes on the current vogue for live TV events. She’ll perform the song “Make Me Like You,” which is being […]
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Target sponsors 4-minute video during Grammys

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 04:09

NEW YORK (AP) — Target has its bullseye on the “Hollaback Girl” singer. Target is sponsoring a four-minute live video by Gwen Stefani during The Grammy Awards on CBS on Monday, an unprecedented move that capitalizes on the current vogue for live TV events. She’ll perform the song “Make Me Like You,” which is being […]
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