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Friday, April 25, 2014

 This undated photo provided by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shows the Oregon Hatchery Research Center near Alsea, Ore. The center has agreed to do an experiment on whether hatchery-produced steelhead can be bred to be better biters. A growing body of evidence indicates that hatchery fish bite anglers' hooks less frequently than wild fish. Oregon spends $25 million a year on producing salmon and steelhead for anglers to catch. (AP Photo/Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Experiment in Oregon to see if hatcheries can breed steelhead that are better biters
By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press
Posted 9 minutes ago
 FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo, provided by the Ventana Wildlife Society shows a condor in flight in Big Sur, Calif. The Yurok Tribe has signed agreements leading to the first release of captive-bred condors into the northern half of their historic range _ the sparsely populated Redwood Coast of Northern California. The tribe based at the mouth of the Klamath River has been working the past five years under a federal grant to establish whether the rare birds can survive in a place they have not lived for a century. (AP Photo/Ventana Wildlife Society, Tim Huntington, File)
Yurok Tribe signs agreements to release 1st captive-bred condors to California's Redwood Coast
By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press
Posted 9 minutes ago
 FILE- In this March 12, 2014 file photo, Alma Murdough and her daughter Cheryl Warner hold a photo of Murdough's son, at her home in the Queens borough of New York.  Jerome Murdough, a mentally ill, homeless former Marine arrested for sleeping in the roof landing of a New York City public housing project during one of the coldest recorded winters in city history, died in a Rikers Island jail cell that multiple city officials say was at least 100 degrees when his body was discovered. The former Marine will be buried in New Jersey on Friday, April 25, 2014, after a modest funeral service in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow, File)
Family of homeless veteran, who died in overheated New York City jail cell, to hold funeral
By JAKE PEARSON Associated Press
Posted 9 minutes ago
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Cover Oregon board to decide whether to ditch botched exchange site, switch to federal portal
Posted 34 minutes ago
Builder in 'kids for cash' judicial scandal to be sentenced in northeastern Pennsylvania
 FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2013, file photo, Meryl Streep appears at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre  in Los Angeles. Empty seats were rare Thursday night, April 24, 2014, at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, in New York, for “Poetry & the Creative Mind,” an all-star celebration presented by the Academy of American Poets. Streep recited works on parenting by Sylvia Plath and Richard Wilbur, while Tina Fey was at her comic best reading James Tate’s “The List of Famous Hats,” and Patrick Stewart chose Carl Sandburg’s “Jaws” and a personal favorite, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “God’s World.” (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Posted 39 minutes ago
Stars are aligned: Meryl Streep, Tina Fey among readers at poetry gala at Lincoln Center
Posted 59 minutes ago
In Tornado Alley, shelters face dilemma with people who won't leave their pets behind
Posted 1 hour ago
Prosecutors: Dutch man who dealt drugs on shuttered Silk Road site to plead guilty
Posted 2 hours ago
Today is Friday, April 25, the 115th day of 2014. There are 250 days left in the year.
Posted at 9:57 p.m.
Grimes criticizes McConnell over jobs comment; McConnell said remarks taken out of context
Posted at 9:37 p.m.
Longtime suspect in NYC boy's disappearance gets 6-20 years for Megan's Law violation
Posted at 8:52 p.m.
3 Pennsylvania teenagers charged with shooting Amish family's pet donkey to death
 This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows Matthew VanDyke in a prison cell from the Marshall Curry film
Posted at 8:22 p.m.
'Point and Shoot,' 'Zero Motivation' top Tribeca Film Festival awards

 Hot spots of remained along a section of Dividing Creek Road,  in Downe Township, Cumberland County, NJ, Thursday April 24,  2014, after a forest fire broke out on Wednesday that, was about 85% contained, according to fire officials on the scene with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.  (AP Photo/Press of Atlantic City, Dale Gerhard)
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
Posted at 6:27 p.m.
 Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Bundy, a Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights, lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)
By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press
Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:32 p.m.
By RACHEL D'ORO Associated Press
Posted at 8:02 p.m.
By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press
Posted at 7:32 p.m.
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