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What’s the true price of a college experience? Sheila Bair’s small liberal arts college is trying to find out…
03.30 / 02:04
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After his final spring start of 2017, Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker declared himself ready for the regular season and announced he would begin the season wearing a piece of protective headgear in his cap. Shoemaker, 30, experienced few complications returning from surgery to cease…
03.30 / 02:01
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The Senate Intelligence Committee's inquiry into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will be “one of the biggest investigations” in years and has already involved an “unprecedented” level of cooperation between Congress and U.S. spy agencies, the panel's chairman said Wednesd…
03.30 / 02:01
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Venus Williams moved a step closer to her first Key Biscayne title since 2001 when she beat top-ranked Angelique Kerber, 7-5, 6-3, Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Miami Open. It was Williams' 15th career win against a No. 1 player, but her first since 2014. Seeded No. 11, she's…
03.30 / 02:01
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Movie studio chiefs have been conspicuously quiet so far in their CinemaCon speeches to theater owners on the key question facing the industry right now — how to make movies available for digital home video earlier than usual. But Sue Kroll, Warner Bros. marketing and distribution president, b…
03.30 / 02:01
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Would you like to ride a bike or walk across the 2.1-mile Coronado Bay Bridge and enjoy the views at your own pace? A report headed for a San Diego Assn. of Governments committee Thursday says the concept — dreamed of even before the bridge opened in 1969 — contains no “fatal flaws” except perhaps…
03.30 / 00:57
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In a sport that thrives on structure and discipline, Bruce Arena says he has just one rule. “Be on time. That’s the rule,” the coach of the U.S. national team said. “Be on time and be respectful.” Technically that’s two rules, but you get the point. With Arena, personal responsibility and character…
03.30 / 00:57
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Tony Oursler's first solo show in Los Angeles in 10 years leaves a lot to be desired - and that's precisely the point of "Unidentified." At Redling Fine Art, the New York artist has installed disparate multimedia works that do not form a coherent whole so much as they make incoherence…
03.30 / 00:57
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Healthcare is so last week. At least, that’s what it seems like when we take a look at this week. The main headlines so far have centered on the investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election. Let’s get to it: Last weekend A U.S.-led coalition conducted an airstrike belie…
03.30 / 00:57
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Spring has begun, which means open season on travelers who aren’t well-versed in the various scams waiting for them on the seamier side of paradise. While the scams abound, being forewarned is forearmed. Here are some typical scams that can ruin your vacation, drawn from my book Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World... Read More The post How to Enjoy Your Vacation Without Getting Scammed appeared first on C…
03.29 / 23:51
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California politics updates: ICE director's appearance at Sacramento immigration forum draws protestors March 29, 2017, 4:41 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones…
03.29 / 23:47
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First domesticated here 10,000 years ago, corn is not only a staple of the Mexican diet, but also a symbol of Mexico itself. Since the passage of the North American Free Trade agreement in 1994, it has also become a symbol of Mexico’s growing economic dependence on the United States. Now, as P…
03.29 / 23:47
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Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing…
03.29 / 23:47
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Gov. John Bel Edwards' tax package would rewrite many of Louisiana's tax laws. The changes would affect individual income taxpayers, businesses and consumers of goods and services across the state. … Click to Continue…
03.29 / 22:33
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March 28 The Riverside Press-Enterprise on federal tax for preparing homes for earthquakes: The state of California offers homeowners up to $3,000 toward a seismic retrofit that can protect the … Click to Continue…
03.29 / 22:33
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The two-year countdown began Wednesday toward Britain’s official departure from the European Union, raising a question: What happens now? There will be deals to work out, among them trade, legal agreements, and the rights of British expatriates living in EU nations. British Prime Minister T…
03.29 / 22:31
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On a snowy night in February 1972, Helen Morgan reached into her bag and pulled out the pistol her husband, Lee, had bought her. Lee, a 33-year-old jazz trumpeter who'd risen to fame as a teenager, was getting ready to perform at Slug's Saloon, a nightclub in New York City's East Village. His…
03.29 / 22:31
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The bodies of two United Nations investigators and their Congolese interpreter were found in a shallow grave Monday in the troubled Kasai-Central province of the Democratic Republic of Congo. American Michael J. Sharp of Kansas, Swede Zaida Catalan and Congolese Betu Tshintela were reporting…
03.29 / 22:31
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Acknowledging the transportation system has been neglected, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders on Wednesday announced a proposal to raise gas taxes and vehicle fees to generate more than $5 billion annually for repairing California’s crumbling system of streets, highways and bridges, as w…
03.29 / 22:31
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Gov. John Bel Edwards released his proposal Wednesday to rewrite Louisiana's tax laws, pushing significant changes that would shift more of the state tax burden to businesses, lessen sales taxes … Click to Continue…
03.29 / 21:22
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