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chevy disses aluminum ford f-150 as only 'nice update'
Usa Today
29 min. ago

Chevy disses aluminum Ford F-150 as only 'nice update'

In an unusually blunt comment Chevrolet says the aluminum Ford on the Ford F-150 is no better than a "nice update," not the radical advance it's portrayed by Ford. Citing a Car and Driver test of...

 
automakers recall 2m vehicles for faulty air bags
Usa Today
today, 12:37

Automakers recall 2M vehicles for faulty air bags

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running. The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand...

 
the 5 highest paying degrees of 2015
Usa Today
today, 12:25

The 5 highest paying degrees of 2015

More and more people are earning college degrees. As of 2011, close to one out of every three people over 25 held a bachelor's degree, according to a U.S. Census Bureau release. "As recently as 1998, fewer than...

 
3 things getting more expensive: what to do
Usa Today
today, 10:28

3 things getting more expensive: What to do

Video Keywords health insurance rental rates deductible health plan home sale prices Family Foundation individual coverage Starbucks Brazil USA TODAY contributor Regina Lewis shares three things getting more...

 
typical net worth by age: where do you stand?
Usa Today
today, 09:22

Typical net worth by age: Where do you stand?

Ask most people what their net worth is and they probably don't know. Show them how to calculate it and they'll be dying to know how they compare to their peers. In the blink of an eye, "net worth" went from...

 
tesla co-founder electrified about trucks
Usa Today
today, 09:22

Tesla co-founder electrified about trucks

SAN FRANCISCO — Ian Wright and a few tech-minded buddies got together about a decade ago bent on creating a fast and cool electric car. They called the company Tesla Motors. Wright left soon after Elon Musk took...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 21:52

Alaska film subsidy program faces budget ax, governor says

JUNEAU -- Gov. Bill Walker says that at current oil prices Alaska can no longer afford its film subsidy program, an attempt to diversify the state’s economy by building a film and television industry. But interviews...

 
alaska lawmaker hits obama and the feds with nursery rhyme
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 17:07

Alaska lawmaker hits Obama and the feds with nursery rhyme

JUNEAU - The Alaska Legislature has applied any number of verbal responses to what members have termed President Barack Obama’s “federal overreach” in the past week, as they describe his moves to limit oil and gas...

 
bishop hits obama and the feds with nursery rhyme
Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 16:21

Bishop hits Obama and the feds with nursery rhyme

JUNEAU - The state Legislature has applied any number of verbal responses to what members have termed President Barack Obama’s “federal overreach” in the past week, as they describe his moves to limit oil and gas...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 12:23

Arctic policy commission to submit report to Alaska Legislature

JUNEAU -- The Alaska Arctic Policy Commission is expected to submit its final report to the Legislature on Friday. According to a press release, the report and related legislation are intended to guide the state's...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 11:25

Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

WASHINGTON After a three-week flirtation with another run for president, Mitt Romney said definitively on Friday that he will not seek the White House in 2016. The Republican Party's 2012 nominee plans to tell...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
yesterday, 01:33

Former Wasilla mayor appointed to fisheries commission

JUNEAU — A former Wasilla mayor has been appointed to help regulate participation in Alaska's commercial fisheries.   Verne Rupright was appointed to the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission on Jan. 20, said Grace...

 
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Charlotte Observer
today, 06:05

What to Watch on Saturday: Movies from Hallmark and Lifetime, plus NFL Honors show

A Wish Come True (8 p.m., Hallmark) – Hallmark continues to rule Saturday nights with movies like this one, in which an unlucky woman wants all her wishes fulfilled on her birthday. Her wish is granted, but...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 09:15

Eddie Murphy set to return to SNL after 30 years

Eddie Murphy is set to return to Saturday Night Live this month, his first appearance on the famed NBC sketch comedy show in 30 years. Murphy told News One Now that he plans to participate in a Feb. 15 special for...

 
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Charlotte Observer
yesterday, 06:06

What to Watch on Friday: Key and Peele spoof sports in ‘Super Bowl Special'

Key & Peel Super Bowl Special (10 p.m., Comedy Central) – The Key and Peele comedy duo parody ESPN's SportsCenter and the NFL Network in this Super Bowl special. Also on tonight . . . Cold Justice (9...

 
‘black or white' finds dramatic promise in the grey areas of american race relations
Charlotte Observer
Thursday, 20:30

‘Black or White' finds dramatic promise in the grey areas of American race relations

“Selma” wasn't the only film about race to get short shrift from Oscar voters this past year. “Black or White” is a frank, touching and very well-acted melodrama about child...

 
law can't stop descent of plodding ‘black sea'
Charlotte Observer
Thursday, 18:49

Law can't stop descent of plodding ‘Black Sea'

While the transformation of Matthew McConaughey from rom-com joke to serious actor got lots of attention a few years ago, the ongoing transformation of Jude Law from highbrow eye candy to virtuoso character actor has...

 
first bite: the mandrake
Charlotte Observer
Thursday, 18:49

First Bite: The Mandrake

The food: The Mandrake used to be 3 Trade, which took over from Threes, which succeeded what was originally Press, a wine-centric spot with accompanying foods that opened back in 2008. Its new subtitle is...

 

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will super bowl xlix be 'beast mode's' last run with the seahawks?
Usa Today
today, 13:02

Will Super Bowl XLIX be 'Beast Mode's' last run with the Seahawks?

PHOENIX – If Russell Wilson is the face of the Seattle Seahawks and Richard Sherman is the voice, what can be said about Marshawn Lynch? "He's the heartbeat. No question about it," said Sherman Smith,...

 
chicken or the egg? brady and belichick make perfect super bowl omelet
Usa Today
today, 12:25

Chicken or the egg? Brady and Belichick make perfect Super Bowl omelet

PHOENIX — Thirteen years after hoisting their first Lombardi Trophy together, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick maintain an unmatched NFL partnership, one on the cusp of producing a fourth Super Bowl title. But as the...

 
patriots' all-time super bowl team creates tough choices
Usa Today
today, 12:25

Patriots' all-time Super Bowl team creates tough choices

The New England Patriots are playing in the Super Bowl for a record-tying eighth time. They've brought a lot of stellar players to the Super stage, so winnowing that group down to one lineup isn't easy. But here are...

 
saturday tip-off: duke visits unbeaten virginia
Usa Today
today, 10:21

Saturday tip-off: Duke visits unbeaten Virginia

Setting up the day in college basketball: Best bets: It speaks well of No. 4 Duke that that '3' in the loss column in the ACC standings is considered anomalous for the program at this near midpoint of the league...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 03:49

A very quick trip around the rinks

Just a few quick notes on a Friday night. We lead with right winger Joey Crabb of Anchorage, who matched his AHL career high tonight with a four-point performance -- two goals, two helpers -- for Hartford in an 8-6...

 
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Alaska Dispatch
today, 03:16

UAA gymnasts chalk up rare win in Seattle

A school-record on the balance beam and one of the best all-around scores in program history added up to big news Friday night for the UAA gymnastics team. The Seawolves defeated Seattle Pacific by more than two...

 
 

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