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  • New CEOs urge Market Basket workers to return

    TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — The Market Basket supermarket chain's new co-CEOs on Tuesday urged protesting employees to go back to work, saying they are committed to continuing the company's "tradition of excellence and dedication." Felicia Thornton and Jim Gooch also said they saw no alternative...

  • AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday. Arrests were expected in a case that sprawled across international...

  • A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew Wolff said he agreed to the terms of the lease to...

  • Clippers' Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suit

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential $2 billion sale. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court names estranged wife Shelly Sterling, the NBA and Commissioner Adam...

  • Lawsuit: Hawaii official's business damaged land

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Kauai man is suing the chairwoman of the state Public Utilities Commission, saying she damaged his property while illegally running a bed and breakfast on the island's north shore. Michael Sheehan of Hanalei filed a lawsuit against Hermina Morita and her husband last...

  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money. The developments pointed to a hardening...

  • Chinese aim for big Asian carp catch in Miss.

    BAIRD, Miss. (AP) — If you can't beat them, eat them. That's Mississippi's approach to invasive Asian carp, a pesky fish the state is trying to turn into a job creator by catching and exporting it to China. Moon River Foods said Tuesday that it would invest $3 million and hire up to 100...

  • GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash. New York-based New Media Investment Group Inc. said it expects to complete the deal...

  • CEO: Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons made the statement at a trial to determine whether Sterling's wife Shelly Sterling can sell the...

  • Cause of fire at Williston company unknown

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — More than half a day after an industrial fire broke out in the North Dakota oil patch town of Williston, authorities still were unable to say what caused the massive blaze. The fire, which started around midnight Monday and continued to burn late Tuesday afternoon, grew...

  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the...

  • Government drafting birth control accommodation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs. The government has been searching for solutions since the...

  • Tucson streetcars to start running Friday

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A new streetcar system will start running Friday in Tucson in a major milestone for the nearly $200 million public transportation project. Construction began in 2012 on the nearly 4-mile Sun Link streetcar line — an 18-stop route that connects the University of Arizona...

  • Maui seeks new home for DMV, tax offices

    KAHULUI, Hawaii (AP) — Maui County officials say they are looking for a new home for its motor vehicle division and some of its tax offices because the new owners of the Maui Mall want to rent space to commercial enterprises instead. County officials and members of the public visited two...

  • Lowe's plans 1,000-worker Indianapolis call center

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Home-improvement retailer Lowe's decided to put a new call center with hundreds of jobs in Indianapolis in part because of the helpfulness it found among Indiana workers, an executive said Tuesday. The North Carolina-based retailer announced it would spend $20.5 million to...



From the Weekly Standard

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    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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