Cheech and Chong help celebrate the opening of a Tacoma marijuana store on 4/20

Profits from Commencement Bay Cannabis will go toward education and training for members of the Puyallup Tribe.
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Professor Who Scanned All of Notre Dame Died Months Before Fire

Andrew Tallon (Vassar College/Columbia University)Few people outside certain techie and cultural heritage circles had ever heard about self-described ‘gadget geek’ Andrew Tallon’s work until Monday, when Notre Dame cathedral in Paris went up in a cloud of smoke. Tallon, a Belgium-born Vassar College art professor who died six months ago at the age of 49, of terminal brain cancer, was the first—and the last—person to digitally scan the entire 850-year-old cathedral. He used special lasers to crea...
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Bucks on verge of first-round sweep with another rout of Pistons

On a rare frustrating night for Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks flexed their depth to cruise past the Pistons again for a commanding 3-0 series lead.            [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight            [Author: AP]
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Rosario, Twins go deep to sweep Orioles, 6-5 and 16-7

Eddie Rosario extended his power surge with three home runs in a doubleheader sweep by the Minnesota Twins, who slammed a record-tying eight long balls against the Baltimore Orioles in a 16-7 victory after hitting three homers in the opener            [Author: AP]
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Lopez gets another KO, Stevenson wins again at MSG

Teofimo Lopez scored another knockout and Shakur Stevenson also won as the 2016 Olympians remained unbeaten on the undercard of Terence Crawford's title fight against Amir Khan            [Author: AP]
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Capitals blow out Hurricanes in Game 5

Backstrom scored the first two goals of Game 5, pushing his postseason total to five goals. Backstrom finished with five goals in 20 games (but also 18 assists for 23 points) during the Capitals' 2018 Stanley Cup run, and has never scored more than six goals during any single postseason run during his career … so yeah, this is an unusual sniping run for a Selke-level playmaker. Overall, Backstrom finished Game 5 with two goals and two assists.
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QMJHL Roundup: Raphael Lavoie leads Mooseheads to Game 2 win over Voltigeurs

DRUMMONDVILLE, Que. — Raphael Lavoie got his team to overtime. Arnaud Durandeau did the rest.
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Scott Morrison invites media into Pentecostal church amid election campaign ‘truce’

Bill Shorten heads to suburban Brisbane church as PM worships at Horizon church in SutherlandScott Morrison has invited the media into his his Pentecostal church in Sydney for the first time, as both party leaders paused their official campaigns on Easter Sunday.At the Horizon church’s communion service in the city’s southern suburb of Sutherland, Morrison clapped to the opening song. Continue reading...
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2019 NFL mock draft: Analyst has Raiders trading up to No. 2 for ... a QB

The 2019 NFL Draft is just around the corner, and we hope you've soaked in as many mocks as you can possibly handle.'s Chad Reuter's devised a mock that had some "selections that may be off the beaten path." Basically, a mock that would shake things up -- which we love. This included five first-round trades, one of which has the Raiders projected to move up to take ...  a quarterback.
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Garcia beats Granados via seventh-round TKO

Former two-division champion Danny Garcia stopped Adrian Granados with a seventh-round TKO. After his title defeat to Shawn Porter in September, Garcia bounced back against Granados in California on Saturday. A trio of knockdowns saw Garcia (35-2, 21 KOs) triumph in the WBC Silver welterweight championship bout at Dignity Health Sports Park.
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In pictures: Easter celebrated around the world

Christians gather to celebrate Easter when they believe Jesus Christ returned from the dead.
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Washington Capitals rout Carolina Hurricanes in Game 5 to take NHL playoff series lead

Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round.            [Author: Associated Press]
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Sunday Notes: Bill Belichick is embracing the Yoda stage of his NFL career

"There are a lot of coaches and general managers that are several years younger and a lot that have a lot of experience as well but they take their hat off, so to speak, and listen. He delivers with such assurance and such knowledge that, again, it continues to impress on so many levels. Curran: Patriots backed into a corner at tight end The NFL's Annual Meeting is when the course is set for the league in the upcoming season.
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Gallo goes deep again in Rangers’ 9-4 win over Astros, Cole

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another long home run, Asdrúbal Cabrera accounted for five runs and the Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-4 on Saturday night in another frustrating start for Gerrit Cole against Texas. Cole (1-3) needed 43 pitches to get through a five-run first inning and didn’t get the first out […]
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Anthony Gordon shines with three touchdowns in Washington State’s Crimson & Gray Game

The redshirt senior may have separated himself when it comes to the Cougars' quarterback competition.
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Capitals rout Hurricanes 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

WASHINGTON (AP) — So much went right for the Washington Capitals that the chants from the crowd changed by the shift. Fans chanted for Nicklas Backstrom’s four points, Braden Holtby’s 30-save shutout, Devante Smith-Pelly’s return to the NHL and T.J. Oshie’s absence that is arguably the biggest obstacle to Washington going back-to-back. Oh, and there […]
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One photo from each game of 2019 NHL playoffs

The quest for the 2019 Stanley Cup is underway. One memorable photo from each game of the playoffs.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Capitals beat Hurricanes 6-0 to take 3-2 series lead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom needed five games to match his goal output from the entire 2018 playoffs, and he and Alex Ovechkin have the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals one victory away from the second round. Backstrom had two goals and two assists, Ovechkin had a goal and two assists and Braden Holtby stopped […]
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Twins blast Orioles with record-tying 8 HRs to sweep DH

Mitch Garver hit two home runs and drove in five runs, Nelson Cruz had four hits including a pair of home runs and scored four runs and Eddie Rosario hit his fifth homer in three games as the visiting Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of its doubleheader with the Baltimore Orioles in a 16-7 victory on Saturday night. The Twins tied a team single-game record for home runs with eight long balls. Minnesota, which won the opener 6-5 behind a pair of home runs by Rosario, had 19 hits and jumped out t...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Twins, Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Rosario, Orioles, Nelson Cruz, Eddie Rosario, Mitch Garver

Columbine Survivors Reflect, and Reckon With Specter of Future Shootings

On the 20th anniversary of the Colorado school shooting, survivors gathered to remember their classmates who were killed. Several said they now worry about their own children.
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Australia will pay back Timor-Leste's oil revenue, Jose Ramos-Horta says

Former president says he has faith his country’s far richer neighbour will not quarrel over revenue it wrongly received Jose Ramos-Horta, the former president of Timor-Leste and Nobel laureate, says he believes Australia will reimburse “every cent it wrongly received” after the countries signed a maritime border treaty last year.His comments are in response to revelations in Guardian Australia that the Australian government was taking millions of dollars a month in oil revenue which should belon...
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Asda security guard stabbed in supermarket after 'altercation with shoplifter'

The incident happened in Bootle, Merseyside, and a 25-year-old man has been detained by police [Author: Tom Duffy]
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M.R. James Wrote the Scariest, Not-So-Holy Ghost Story for Easter

Photo Illustration by The Daily BeastThough we never think of Easter as a day pocked by any kind of fear, it’s certainly the holiday that represents the most macabre event out of any of them. Skinny, sage dude, who was trying to revolutionize the world with love, gets his hands and feet nailed to a cross, then spends the afternoon up there until he dies. Upon which, he is stuck in a cave with a rock jammed into its mouth, only to rise from the dead, get out, and find his friends to see if they n...
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Marlins beat Scherzer, Nationals for first series win

The host Miami Marlins clinched their first series win of the season, beating three-time Cy Young winner Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night. Rendon went 0-for-1, ending the majors' longest active hit streak at 17 games. Scherzer (1-3) gave up 11 hits -- one short off his career worst -- and seven runs, six earned.
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Columbine survivors mark twentieth anniversary of massacre

Two teenagers shot 12 students and a teacher in one of America's worst school shootings.
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Roenis Elias not yet Mariners’ full-time closer, but he’s shown ability to close the door

Elias has recorded back-to-back saves for the Mariners and his changeup has been key. Opposing hitters have a .077 batting average off the 47 changeups he's thrown this season.
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Yes, that was Chris Davis on the mound for the Orioles

Yes, that was Chris Davis on the mound for the Orioles originally appeared on Chris Davis is known for many things. Towering home runs, playing first base well, and setting record-long hitless streaks are all among them. What isn't among them is pitching, yet that's what he was tasked with doing Saturday night.
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Leica-Branded Video Leads to Company’s Name Being Banned on the Internet in China

We told you yesterday about the alleged Leica commercial that featured, among other things, the famous picture of “Tank Man” from the Tiananmen Square incident in Beijing in 1989 and that this caused... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Acuña's late double rallies Braves, who split with Indians

Acuña's 2-run double in ninth helps Braves rally to beat Indians 7-6 and earn split.            [Author: AP]
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