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Obama pardons turkeys as part of annual rite

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has spared two turkeys from the brine and the oven, fulfilling the annual tradition of a presidential pardon for a couple of lucky birds ahead of Thanksgiving Day. Obama […]

11/27/2013

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Agency reports progress on collapsed Wash. bridge

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Crews are making progress at the collapsed Interstate 5 bridge on the Skagit River that has detoured traffic on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia, the Washington […]

05/29/2013

A portion of the Interstate-5 bridge is submerged after it collapsed into the Skagit river, Mount Vernon, Washington. (AP Photo)

Wash. I-5 bridge collapse caused by oversize load

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A truck carrying an oversize load struck a bridge on the major thoroughfare between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the span and two vehicles into the Skagit River […]

05/24/2013

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High school hoops player makes wild, buzzer-beating shot (video)

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — It’s going to be tough to top this buzzer beater just 3 days into March. Khalil Edney grabbed a loose ball and made a 55-footer as time expired to give New Rochelle a 61-60 victory over rival Mt. Vernon in a New York sectional final on Sunday.

03/04/2013