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  1. Aaron Hernandez and the limits of immunity for star athletesRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Washington Post

    A court officer places handcuffs on the wrists of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez after the guilty verdict was read during his murder trial at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on April 15. Sports are so often vested with the power to define our regional and national identities that it's natural that our various obsessions produce occasional backlash. Most recently, writing for Bloomberg View, Noah Feldman ventured the idea that both alleged Boston Marathon bomber Tamleran Tsarnaev and former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, who was recently convicted of murder, represented Boston sports obsession gone mad.

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  2. Venezuelan man the last to finish marathon: at 5 a.m. TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Lowell Sun

    An inspirational Venezuelan man has become the last finisher of this year's Boston Marathon, crossing the finish line about 20 hours after he started. Maickel Melamed finished at about 5 a.m. Tuesday, after battling torrential downpours and thunderstorms for the last few miles.

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  3. Penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial set to begin TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Lowell Sun

    Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are getting ready to hear evidence on what his punishment should be -- life in prison or the death penalty -- as survivors and victims' families weigh in with their views. Tsarnaev's lawyers are expected to continue to portray Tsarnaev's older brother, Tamerlan, as the mastermind of the 2013 deadly attack.

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  4. Sh*t happened 4/21/15: Lyft, Trib real estate deal & marathon marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Creative Loafing Tampa

    While you were trying not to get caught out in the rain - and possibly celebrating 4/20 the way you celebrate pretty much every other day - a few things occurred yesterday .

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  5. AP Newsbreak: No federal protection for bistate sage grouseRead the original story

    40 min ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Interior Department will not order Endangered Species Act protection for a type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada. The move comes months before the federal agency decides whether other sage grouse in 11 Western states are threatened or endangered.

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  6. AP NewsBreak: Feds won't provide protection for sage grouse subspecies in Nevada, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A type of sage grouse found only in California and Nevada no longer faces the threat of extinction and doesn't require federal protection, the Interior Department decided Tuesday just months before a more-sweeping decision is due on whether to declare other sage grouse threatened or endangered in 11 Western states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's 2013 proposal to list the bistate, Mono Basin sage grouse as no longer threatened is warranted because agreements with ranchers to conserve land and other improvements in the bird's habitat have helped stabilize its population along the Sierra's eastern front, department officials told The Associated Press ahead of Secretary Sally Jewell's announcement planned later Tuesday in Reno.

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  7. For Lelisa Desisa, winner of 2013 Boston Marathon, a 2nd title is a chance to celebrateRead the original story

    41 min ago | Fort Francis Times

    A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots' Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any distance runner's career into an afterthought. Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 17 seconds to claim a golden olive wreath, the $150,000 first prize and a winner's medal to replace the one he donated to the city two years ago in memory of the victims.

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  8. More players getting kick out of FootGolfRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Jordan Godfrey, of La Verne, boots a tee shot on Sunday during FootGolf San Diego's inaugural tournament at Rancho Carlsbad. Tod Leonard Jordan Godfrey, of La Verne, boots a tee shot on Sunday during FootGolf San Diego's inaugural tournament at Rancho Carlsbad.

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  9. The 13th Juror: Now it gets realRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    We don't have to pretend anymore: Dzhokhar "Jahar" Tsarnaev did it. The jury has spoken.

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  10. The Duke of Cambridge has completed a phase of his helicopter training with Bond Air ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Knutsford Guardian

    The Duke of Cambridge is waiting by his wife's side for the imminent birth of his second child after completing a phase of his air ambulance helicopter training early. Sources had suggested that William might have to make a dash from flying training with his employer, Bond Air Services, to be with Kate if she went into labour.

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  11. Decreasing biodiversity affects productivity of remaining plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Science, Industry and Business

    When plant biodiversity declines, the remaining plants face diminishing productivity, say scientists in study published April 20 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "The loss of biodiversity is threatening ecosystem productivity and services worldwide, spurring efforts to quantify its effects on the functioning of natural ecosystems," said lead author Jingjing Liang, a forest ecologist from West Virginia University.

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  12. Boston Marathon bombings survivor Rebekah Gregory crosses finishing line on prosthetic legRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies This was the emotional moment Boston Marathon bombing survivor Rebekah Gregory crossed the finishing line where she almost died two years ago.

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  13. Sayonara UmiharaKawase + Out NowRead the original story

    53 min ago | GamersHell.com

    Developed by the creators of the original game , Sayonara UmiharaKawase + was completely re-worked for the PlayStation Vita. You will play as 'Umihara Kawase' - a 20 year old backpacking Japanese sushi chef armed with a fishing rod, a rubber fishing line and a fishing hook.

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  14. Boston Marathon bombing trial penalty phase beginsRead the original story

    59 min ago | Big News Network.com

    Opening statements in the final penalty phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial will begin Tuesday. Prosecutors are asking the jury to sentence Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death.

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  15. Boston bomber's sentencing trial on death penalty ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday will begin making their cases on whether or not he should be sentenced to death for the 2013 attack and its aftermath. Tsarnaev, a 21-year-old ethnic Chechen, was found guilty on April 8 of killing three people and injuring 264 at the marathon finish line and fatally shooting a police officer as he and his older brother, Tamerlan, prepared to flee three days later.

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  16. Buffer strips will do a lot for ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Journal

    White it may be true that the proposed 50-foot buffers may not cure all our water problems it has brought long overdue attention to water quality issues right here in Southern Minnesota. Besides being known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, this area is known for some pretty important wildlife wetlands and fishable rivers.

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  17. The 'Container Crew' get set for the ABP Southampton Half MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Echo

    The DP World terminal at Southampton docks has already clinched the title as Britain's fastest for moving containers on and off huge ships arriving in the city. Now the self-styled Container Crowd are embarking on the fresh challenge to become the quickest company to complete the ABP Southampton Half Marathon.

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  18. Sky shares hit a 14-year high after an - outstanding' customer switch-onRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is London

    Warm reception: Fortitude is the channel's most successful UK-originated programme with 2.7 million viewers at its launch Shares in Rupert Murdoch's Sky pushed through A 11 for the first time in 14 years as it reported its strongest third-quarter numbers for 11 years. Sky shares rose 52p to 1104p, a gain of 5%.

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  19. Greek stocks and bonds in turmoil in the face of ECB curbsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This Is London

    Growing fears over the fate of Greece saw its banks' share prices tumble and government bond yields surge to record high. The European Central Bank is poised to place greater restrictions on how much money Greek banks can borrow from it and raise the haircuts they must take on bonds they offer in return for funding.

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  20. Springfield organic lawn care efforts at city parks, athletic fields expands to homeowner workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MassLive.com

    The city, which has been using organic land care practices since last fall at six parks and fields under a pilot program, is encouraging residents to join in the effort with their own lawns. The city's Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management will promote the "going organic" movement with a free workshop on Saturday titled "The Living Lawn: Simple Steps to Organic Lawn Care," officials said.

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