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slumping oil prices not slowing texas boom
Usa Today
today, 02:47

Slumping oil prices not slowing Texas boom

KARNES CITY, Texas — The recent steep drop in crude oil prices may be spooking financial markets and brokers around the world. But David Martin Phillip isn't rattled one bit. The 64-year-old real estate developer and...

 
vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud
Usa Today
today, 02:47

Vietnam arrests tycoon for lending fraud

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police in Vietnam have arrested a prominent businessman and one of the country's richest men on suspicion of lending fraud, as authorities step up their crackdown on financial crimes in a bid to...

 
maui voters to decide whether to ban gmo crops
Charlotte Observer
today, 01:21

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

HONOLULU Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. A group backed by companies growing the crops...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 01:21

US official: Auto safety agency under review

WASHINGTON Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. The National Highway Traffic...

 
local motors makes crowd-sourced and 3-d cars
AZCentral
today, 01:08

Local Motors makes crowd-sourced and 3-D cars

It's easy to think of Local Motors of Chandler as a novelty company that makes expensive toys for grown men with money to burn. After all, it's best known for its $100,000 off-road Rally Fighter vehicle with an engine...

 
cox rolls out gigabit internet service to phoenix area
AZCentral
today, 01:08

Cox rolls out gigabit Internet service to Phoenix area

The race to provide gigabit Internet service in Phoenix appears to be revving up. Cox Communications will provide its ultra-high-speed Internet service called G1GABLAST to its first residential customer by the end of...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 16:08

2 new polls raise Begich hopes in US Senate race

A string of recent polls through this week had shown all good news for Dan Sullivan, the Republican challenger for the U.S. Senate seat held by incumbent Democrat Mark Begich. That changed Friday, with a poll released...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 15:12

Anthony Foxx faces challenges at DOT

Washington In his first 15 months as U.S. transportation secretary, Anthony Foxx has dealt with plane crashes, a train explosion and a crisis with America’s biggest car-maker. Now he’s facing what...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 00:38

Parnell and Walker focus on state-Native relations in AFN debate

A gubernatorial debate at the Alaska Federation of Natives convention Friday highlighted differences between the two leading candidates on Medicaid, the Pebble prospect and, perhaps most importantly, their choices for...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
Friday, 23:54

US Senate candidates debate rural, Native issues at AFN forum

The U.S. Senate race in Alaska turned into a battle Friday over the candidates’ views on the issues facing Alaska Natives and rural residents, as Republican challenger Dan Sullivan sought to show the audience at the...

 
young apologizes at afn for pain caused by suicide comments
Alaska Dispatch
Friday, 17:39

Young apologizes at AFN for pain caused by suicide comments

U.S. Rep. Don Young told the Alaska Federation of Natives on Friday that he is sorry for the pain his remarks about suicide may have caused people. Speaking to the annual convention in Anchorage late Friday morning,...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
Friday, 01:42

Beers in hand, mostly polite partisan crowd hears both sides in marijuana debate

It some ways, the Bear Tooth Theatrepub was the most likely of venues for a debate on legalizing marijuana. The popular concert venue is no stranger to marijuana use. Depending on the performer, fans can be seen...

 
zombies on the run in downtown rock hill today
Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 09:57

Zombies on the run in downtown Rock Hill today

Zombies will take over downtown Rock Hill Saturday looking for human bait during the Old Town Zombie Crawl 5K and Fun Run Saturday. The fun run starts at 3 p.m. and 5K at 3:30 p.m. Addy Miller, “Little...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 06:04

What to Watch on Saturday: Tweedy & son on ‘Austin City Limits'

Austin City Limits (Midnight, UNC-TV) - Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer perform songs from their 2014 album “Sukierae,” accompanied by members of the band Lucius. Raleigh folks...

 
‘arctic utopia' addresses climate change through art
Charlotte Observer
Friday, 16:00

‘Arctic Utopia' addresses climate change through art

Climate change is at the core of Marek Ranis' work on view at Charlotte's McColl Center for Art + Innovation in the exhibition “Arctic Utopia” (through Nov. 22). Visitors are exposed to the ways...

 
omimeo lures us into a land of neon-lit dreams
Charlotte Observer
Friday, 15:29

Omimeo lures us into a land of neon-lit dreams

Overheard between two girls Thursday at a school show of “Black Light Magic: Halloween Dream:” “How did they do that?” “I don't wanna know!” That's the...

 
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Charlotte Observer
Friday, 15:29

‘Dear White People' gives a voice to black frustrations

Justin Simien's “Dear White People” has made a big splash since hitting the festival circuit earlier this year. Even though racial polarization has been in the news, it's not something that...

 
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Charlotte Observer
Friday, 06:10

What to Watch on Friday: ‘Constantine,' ‘Grimm' and Tony Bennett sings with Lady Gaga

Constantine (10 p.m., NBC) - The premiere of a new series in which a seasoned demon hunter ( Matt Ryan) gets pulled back into battling hellish creatures to help the daughter of an old friend. If he succeeds, he may...

 

Sport

 
boivin: asu football qb taylor kelly rusty, and he's got unfinished business
AZCentral
36 min. ago

Boivin: ASU football QB Taylor Kelly rusty, and he's got unfinished business

SEATTLE -- A tempest descended upon Husky Stadium Saturday night but so, too, did a defense with comparable ferocity. That unit helped Arizona State leave the Pacific Northwest with a 24-10 victory over Washington....

 
with taylor kelly back at qb, asu football survives washington, elements
AZCentral
36 min. ago

With Taylor Kelly back at QB, ASU football survives Washington, elements

SEATTLE – On a wet and windy Saturday night, Arizona State achieved bowl eligibility five days before Halloween. Its collective reaction: Yawn. "We got bigger goals," junior safety Jordan Simone said. With...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 04:02

NAHL Report: Ice Dogs sweep 5-game roadie, Kenai River wins big

The Fairbanks Ice Dogs wrapped up their display of road mettle Saturday night with a 3-2 shootout win at Wenatchee that gave the defending NHL champs a clean sweep of a five-game roadie -- three games against Coulee...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 04:02

Crusaders soar past UAA spikers in showdown of conference co-leaders

With one of the biggest crowds of the season watching, a volleyball showdown between the Great Northwest Athletic Conference co-leaders turned into a showcase for Northwest Nazarene University. The Crusaders swept the...

 
notes: asu football coach todd graham and washington coach chris petersen have mutual respect
AZCentral
today, 03:39

Notes: ASU football coach Todd Graham and Washington coach Chris Petersen have mutual respect

SEATTLE -- Todd Graham and Chris Petersen collided for the first time as Pac-12 coaches Saturday night, but the two go back a long way. While Graham was at Tulsa and Petersen was at Boise State, the two coaching...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 02:49

Some Seawolves notes

They used to call this kind of thing cleaning out the notebook, and The Blagr thinks that's still a thing, so here goes after UAA's wild 3-3 tie at Maine on Saturday night, backstopped by Olivier Mantha's 46 saves...

 
 

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