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Bob Franken: The good cyber news, the bad cycber news

...spies fighting the international bad guys who can suck up our private lives; it's also the cops here at home.The Associated Press has a report on super-secret devices called, variously, "Hailstorm" and "Stingray" that the FBI and local...
Sale of rodent pellets banned

Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this week to 954 amid depressed oil prices.
Walker vetos bill to limit Alaska LNG competition

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker vetoed legislation Friday that sought to temporarily restrict participation of a state-sponsored corporation in an alternate gas pipeline project that he proposed.
Governor: Medicaid reform without expansion unacceptable

...Monday that he could not support Medicaid reform legislation without Medicaid expansion.In an interview with The Associated Press, Walker said reform and expansion go hand-in-hand. To have reform and not expansion, he said, would be...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ottawa found its point and the postseason.
Delays at Alaska VA facilities are shorter than US average

...which include wait time information for 940 VA hospitals and outpatient clinics nationwide, were compiled by The Associated Press and provide a snapshot in time. It shows that an average of less than 1 percent of completed appointments at the...

CALGARY, Alberta - Jiri Hudler scored twice and the Calgary Flames clinched an NHL playoff berth for the first time in six years with a 3-1 win over Los Angeles on Thursday night that eliminated the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings from postseason contention.Johnny Gaudreau also scored for the Flames and Jonas Hiller stopped 33 shots for the win.Jonathan Quick had 22 saves in the loss.The Flames will face the Vancouver Canucks in the first round of the playoffs. Calgary concludes its regular season Saturday at Winnipeg.
Lucy Lawless is bewitching.

...Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel and Ashley Madekwe), Lawless chatted about the show and her role on it:The Associated Press: In the premiere you're introduced in a brief but shocking scene that involves a bathtub and a creepy way of...
Arts & Entertainment

PITTSBURGH - Brayden Schenn scored twice, Vincent Lecavalier added his first goal in nearly three months, and the Philadelphia Flyers had little trouble with the injury-depleted Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Dumplings from Jenn, delicious

...were teaching me and were like, 'OK, let me show you something'," Louis said during a recent interview with The Associated Press during the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.Louis calls her dumplings weekend recipes, though there are plenty...


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