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  1. Broadway's buzzy 'Hamilton' music to the ears of founding father's fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Reuters

    Broadway hip-hop musical "Hamilton" is the hottest ticket in town this summer, and George Cox is, in a word, ecstatic. Cox, founder of Seattle-based Alexander Hamilton Scholars, is one of thousands of Americans who have toiled for years to promote the much-neglected legacy of one of the founding fathers of the United States.

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  2. CVS to buy Target's pharmacy, clinics businesses for $1.9 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Reuters

    The second-largest U.S. drugstore operator said it will acquire more than 1,660 Target pharmacies in 47 states and operate them through a store-within-a-store format, while Target's nearly 80 clinics will be rebranded as MinuteClinic. Every new Target store that offers pharmacy services will include a CVS pharmacy and CVS will open up to 20 new clinics in Target stores within three years of the deal closing, the companies said in a statement.

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  3. Seattle adds 'streateries' to America's growing pavement cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Reuters

    Strawberry plants grow near the sign for a public 'parklet,' that also features a small seating area, in Seattle, Washington June 2, 2015. A public 'parklet' that features strawberry plants and a small seating area is pictured in Seattle, Washington June 2, 2015.

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  4. FEATURE-Online traders get new safe zone from possible harm: police stationsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2015 | Reuters

    After responding to a Craigslist advertisement for a cheap Toyota, Fred Wallace and his wife took $5,000 cash and drove to meet the seller at nightfall at a gated community in California. Once there, two men attacked and snatched their cash, shot the couple in their late 60s with pepper spray and shoved the wife to the ground.

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  5. Ex-NFL player, husband of Hope Solo, pleads to California drunken driving chargesRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Reuters

    Former National Football League player Jerramy Stevens, the husband of U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo, pleaded no contest on Thursday to drunken driving charges stemming from his arrest near Los Angeles, prosecutors said. Stevens, 35, entered an open plea to one count each of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a .08 percent blood alcohol content, both within 10 years of another DUI, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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  6. Ex-NFL player, married to Hope Solo, charged with drunken driving in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Reuters

    Former National Football League tight end Jerramy Stevens, the husband of U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo, was charged with drunken driving on Monday following his arrest in the Los Angeles area earlier this year, a county prosecutor said. Stevens, 35, was charged with one misdemeanor count each of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with a .08 percent blood alcohol content, both within 10 years of another DUI, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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  7. Rescue in sight for massive tunneling drill stuck underneath SeattleRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Reuters

    The world's largest tunnel-boring machine, stuck for over a year deep underneath downtown Seattle, was within feet of rescue on Friday, a state official said, raising hopes that a stalled $3.1 billion roadway overhaul could get back on track. The machine, known as Bertha, stopped working in December 2013 after digging just 10 percent of a planned tunnel to replace an aging waterfront highway, leaving crews scrambling to determine how to rescue and repair the 2,000-ton drill.

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  8. UPDATE 2-Sysco says would sell 11 US Foods centers to win deal approvalRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | Reuters

    Food distributor Sysco Corp said it would sell 11 distribution centers run by takeover target US Foods Inc to Performance Food Group to satisfy skeptical antitrust regulators. Sysco's $3.5 billion offer for US Foods is awaiting approval from the Federal Trade Commission as the deal would combine the two largest U.S. food distributors.

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  9. Larry David's Broadway play sets advance ticket sales recordRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Reuters

    Comedian Larry David's new play, "Fish in the Dark," is shaping up for a major opening on Broadway next month and has already set a record for advance ticket sales by racking up $13.5 million before a single performance. The comedy about death begins previews on Feb. 2 and opens on March 5 for a limited 18-week run at the Cort Theatre.

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  10. Ex-NFL player, married to Hope Solo, arrested in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Reuters

    Former National Football League tight end Jerramy Stevens, the husband of U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in the Los Angeles area, police said on Tuesday. Stevens was pulled over by a Manhattan Beach police officer who saw him driving without headlights early on Monday and was arrested, police spokeswoman Stephanie Martin said in a statement.

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