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q&a: must-knows about the takata airbag recalls
Usa Today
today, 02:00

Q&A: Must-knows about the Takata airbag recalls

The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash. With U.S. safety regulators urging owners...

 
cheetos creates its own soccer team
Usa Today
today, 02:00

Cheetos creates its own soccer team

Cheetos, the multibillion-dollar cheese snack brand, is about to add an unlikely twist: its own soccer team. Make that two soccer teams. No, these aren't existing pro soccer teams that Cheetos is simply going to...

 
camel maker reynolds halts workplace smoking
Usa Today
today, 02:00

Camel maker Reynolds halts workplace smoking

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American (RAI) is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next...

 
real estate group holds fundraiser, renovates home for disabled west valley veteran
AZCentral
today, 00:53

Real estate group holds fundraiser, renovates home for disabled West Valley veteran

This Veterans Day, it's hats off and shovels up for the Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals. G-II Varrato, a real-estate agent and retired U.S. Air Force electromechanical engineer, said members of the...

 
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Dallas News
today, 00:21

Presbyterian saw declines in revenue, ER patients during Ebola crisis

For the first time Wednesday, Texas Health Resources revealed the financial fallout from the Ebola cases at its Dallas flagship facility. Revenue at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas declined by a quarter and...

 
phoenix doesn't rank high on new real-estate list
AZCentral
today, 00:01

Phoenix doesn't rank high on new real-estate list

Metro Phoenix didn't make a new top 25 list of U.S. real estate markets with the best prospects for growth, development and investment. It ranked No. 26 out of 75. The report, published by consultant PwC and the Urban...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 01:16

In U.S. Senate race, Obama remarks add fuel to Republican attacks on Begich

The U.S. Senate race in Alaska has featured a ferocious debate over incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich’s record, with Republicans relentlessly casting him as a tool of President Barack Obama while Begich,...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 01:16

Sullivan snares tea party group's endorsement in U.S. Senate race

A national tea party group on Wednesday endorsed Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan, with tea party favorite Joe Miller appearing in a new radio commercial on Sullivan's behalf. In a press release, Tea...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 01:16

Sarah Palin endorses Walker-Mallott ticket

Former Gov. Sarah Palin has endorsed gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker. The endorsement came at a reception hosted by Palin Tuesday night in which she told about 100 guests that she supports Walker and his running...

 
fight involving palin family: top 10 moments from the audio files
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 23:27

Fight involving Palin family: Top 10 moments from the audio files

Audio clips full of expletives and conflicting statements from a melee involving the family of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin were released Tuesday. Several hours of police interviews brought memorable quotes from...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 23:27

Young stands behind Wasilla High School comments, adds government to suicide blame list

WASILLA -- An unapologetic U.S. Rep. Don Young on Wednesday wasn't backing down from statements he made Tuesday at Wasilla High School that suicide shows a lack of support from friends and family. The comment stunned...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 18:23

As Alaska lags behind nation in employment, Parnell touts job creation statistics

JUNEAU -- Alaska is either a national leader or laggard on job creation, based on newly released state and national employment data. Alaska lost 7,600 jobs between August and September, according to September's newly...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 00:06

New on DVD

‘The Purge: Anarchy' It's a fight for survival on the only day of the year when all crimes are legal. There isn't the same sense of claustrophobic dread this time, but the movie ends up as a relentless...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 00:06

Sunday events in the Charlotte area

History Civil War Re-enactment 2 p.m. (also Saturday). Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, S.C. $8; $6 for seniors; $4 for ages 4-17. 803-684-2327. Before and after the battle re-enactments,...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 00:06

Saturday events in the Charlotte area

Halloween Grave Diggers Ball 6 p.m. Parking lot at 219 E. Seventh St., next to Dixie's Tavern. $15 general admission, $60-$80 for VIP. http://kiss951.com/halloween. Indie pop duo Capital Cities headlines Kiss 95.1's...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 00:06

Friday events in the Charlotte area

Motor Sports Goodguys 21st Southeastern Nationals 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Saturday and till 3 p.m. Sunday). Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway S., Concord. $18; $6 for ages 7-12 (parking is $5)....

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 17:27

‘Kids in the Hall's' Kevin McDonald does sketch and standup in Salisbury this weekend

Before “Key & Peele” and “Tim & Eric,” there was “Kids in the Hall” – the five-man Canadian sketch-comedy series that ran in the...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 06:04

What to Watch on Wednesday: Emma Roberts joins ‘AHS: Freak Show'

American Horror Story: Freak Show (10pm, FX) - Emma Roberts joins the show as a fortuneteller who captivates young Jimmy, while bearded lady Ethel ( Kathy Bates) receives some surprising news. Also on tonight . . ....

 

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phoenix suns see error of their ways during preseason loss to los angeles clippers
AZCentral
18 min. ago

Phoenix Suns see error of their ways during preseason loss to Los Angeles Clippers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The Suns lost a road game by three points in which they threw 10 passes away, traveled five times and lost their handle on the ball six times. "Good thing it didn't count," Suns guard...

 
wild sixth inning sets tone for royals in game 2
Usa Today
26 min. ago

Wild sixth inning sets tone for Royals in Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The San Francisco Giants were thrilled with the clean ninth inning of relief they got in Game 1 from rookie Hunter Strickland, who appeared to have gotten over the home run propensity that plagued...

 
weaknesses revealed as giants head into game 3
Usa Today
26 min. ago

Weaknesses revealed as Giants head into Game 3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For just about the entire postseason, things have gone according to plan for the San Francisco Giants. When they've needed a big hit, someone has stepped forward to provide it. When an opponent has...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
45 min. ago

Rival volleyball players team up to battle cancer

South defeated Service 3-0 (25-13, 25-9, 25-19) in a Cook Inlet Conference volleyball match at Service on a night that saw the rival teams join forces against cancer. “Between our two teams and the Anchorage community...

 
nightengale: butler ignites royals offense in game 2
Usa Today
today, 03:31

Nightengale: Butler ignites Royals offense in Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Billy Butler doesn't know if he'll be back in Kansas City next year, let alone next week, but he did everything in his power Wednesday night to assure this Royals' team will never be forgotten. The...

 
glendale kellis outfielder tyler williams commits to asu baseball
AZCentral
today, 03:21

Glendale Kellis outfielder Tyler Williams commits to ASU baseball

Outfielder Tyler Williams of Glendale Kellis High School is committed to sign next month with Arizona State. The 6-3 Williams will join 10 other players in the first recruiting class signed by new ASU baseball coach...

 
 

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