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LAUSD Election 2019: Jackie Goldberg takes lead in LA school board race that appears headed for May runoff

Political veteran Jackie Goldberg appeared to be headed for a May 14 runoff for a seat that could significantly alter the political balance of the Los Angeles Unified School District school board, after residents of the city’s northeast stretches took to the polls Tuesday. With mail-in and provisional ballots yet to be counted, Goldberg was comfortably in the lead with 48.26 percent of the vote, with all precincts reported, according to the L.A. County Registrar’s Office late Tuesday. Because sh...
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LAUSD Election 2019: Goldberg, Repenning take early lead in race for northeast LA school board seat

Residents of the northeast stretches of the massive Los Angeles Unified School District’s  took to the polls on Tuesday in an election that could significantly alter the political balance of the current school board. Early results showed front-runner Jackie Goldberg with an early lead, with 46.89 percent of the vote and Heather Repenning with 13.45 percent with 10 out of 122 precincts reported. Goldberg, 73, is a veteran elected official who sat on the school board from 1983 to 1991 before servi...
Tags: News, Education, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, SEIU, City Council, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Bell, Board, State Assembly, Service Employees International Union, Goldberg


Kucherov reaches points milestone, Lightning roll past Jets

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov tied the Lightning’s single-season points record with a pair of assists to lead Tampa Bay to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Kucherov’s two points gave him 108 on the season to tie the single-season mark set by Vincent Lecavalier in the 2006-07 season when […]
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LAUSD Election 2019: Jackie Goldberg takes lead in LA school board race that appears headed for a May runoff

Residents of the northeast stretches of the massive Los Angeles Unified School District took to the polls on Tuesday in an election that could significantly alter the political balance of the current school board. Early results showed front-runner Jackie Goldberg in the lead with 45.84 percent of the vote, followed neck-and-neck by Graciela “Grace” Ortiz with 14.53 percent and Heather Repenning with 13.10 percent, respectively, with 66 out of 122 precincts reporting after 10 p.m. Goldberg, 73, i...
Tags: News, Education, La, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, SEIU, City Council, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Bell, Ortiz, Service Employees International Union, Goldberg


No. 6 Kentucky earns hard-fought 80-76 win over Mississippi

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Keldon Johnson scored 22 points, Tyler Herro added 20 and No. 6 Kentucky earned a hard-fought 80-76 win over Mississippi on Tuesday night. Kentucky (25-5, 14-3 Southeastern Conference) bounced back from its 71-52 loss at No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday. PJ Washington had 13 points — all in the second half […]
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Merrill leads Utah St. past Colorado St. 100-96 in OT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Sam Merrill had a career-high 38 points as Utah State stretched its winning streak to seven games, narrowly beating Colorado State 100-96 in overtime on Tuesday night. Quinn Taylor had 18 points for Utah State (25-6, 15-3 Mountain West Conference). Neemias Queta added 12 points. Justin Bean had 10 points […]
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Creativity enticing GMs to gamble on QBs

A QB who can make something out of nothing is a skill that has never been more valuable in the NFL, even at the expense of more classic traits.
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McDuffie lifts Wichita St. past East Carolina 72-55

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had 16 points as Wichita State defeated East Carolina 72-55 on Tuesday night. Asbjorn Midtgaard had 11 points and three blocks for Wichita State (16-13, 9-8 American Athletic Conference). Dexter Dennis added 10 points and eight rebounds. Isaac Fleming had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Pirates (10-19, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Wichita, Pirates, East Carolina, Kan AP, McDuffie, Wichita State, Isaac Fleming, Markis McDuffie, Dexter Dennis, Wichita St past East Carolina, Asbjorn Midtgaard


Just how awful is the California Department of Motor Vehicles?

Just when you thought the news about the California Department of Motor Vehicles couldn’t get worse, it got worse. In February, the state Legislative Analyst’s Office released its review of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s transportation budget. The report reveals that the state’s Motor Vehicle Account has an “operational shortfall” of $400 million in the current year and is projected to be insolvent two years from now. The Motor Vehicle Account receives most of its revenue from fees for vehicle registration...
Tags: California, Opinion, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, DMV, California Highway Patrol, CHP, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, MVA, California Department of Motor Vehicles, Newsom, Susan Shelley, Lao, Opinion columns


Weddle says goodbye to Ravens in wake of report he was cut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Six-time Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has bid farewell to Baltimore after apparently being cut by the Ravens. Weddle’s release was reported by NFL Network on Tuesday evening, but not immediately confirmed by the team. However, Weddle posted on Twitter : “What a great 3 yrs we had in BMORE!!! […]
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Cal Fire to speed up the thinning of forests to lessen wildfire risks

After successive years of devastating wildfires, California’s fire agency announced a plan Tuesday that would dramatically increase removal of dead trees and other forest management efforts with the help of the National Guard. Cal Fire released a list of 35 priority fuel-reduction projects it wants to start immediately across the state over roughly 90,000 acres. That’s double the acreage the agency aimed to cover in the current fiscal year, Deputy Chief Scott McLean said. Dead trees and dry brus...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, CAL FIRE, Pasadena, Redding, Donald Trump, Santa Barbara, Paradise, Ventura, Northern California, San Bernardino, Thomas


Mushfiqur Rahim unlikely to be fit for second Test to stretch Bangladesh resources

Tamim Iqbal just had a light training session in Wellington after pulling up a little sore after his Hamilton efforts
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Dotted by spin, the problem Australia must solve fast

In the Nagpur ODI, the Australian batsmen played out 89 dots out of 168 balls delivered by spinners
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Towns scores 41 as Timberwolves top Thunder 131-120

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns had 41 points and 14 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves spoiled Paul George’s return to the Oklahoma City lineup with a 131-120 win over the Thunder on Tuesday night. Towns has 180 points over his last five games, the best five-game stretch in team history. He fell one point shy […]
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Sports, Ap, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City, Paul George, Timberwolves, Karl Anthony Towns


Johansen sends Predators past Wild again, 5-4 in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Johansen scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Nashville Predators beat Minnesota 5-4 on Tuesday for their second win against the Wild in three nights. Johansen also got the game-winner in the fourth round of a shootout Sunday when the Predators edged the Wild 3-2 in Minnesota. This […]
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Conley’s career-high sends Grizzlies past Portland 120-111

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley scored 19 of his career-high 40 points in the fourth quarter as Memphis used a late rally to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 Tuesday night. Conley made six of his seven shots in the fourth as Memphis erased a nine-point Portland lead in the final quarter with a […]
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Down, but not out – depleted Man Utd dream of famous comeback in Paris

Paris (AFP) – A depleted Manchester United are hoping to pull off another remarkable Champions League comeback when they face Paris Saint-Germain in their last 16, second leg on Wednesday after a 2-0 defeat at... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
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Russell leads Rhode Island past Saint Joseph’s 86-85 in OT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fatts Russell scored a career-high 41 points, including Rhode Island’s final 19 points, and the Rams beat Saint Joseph’s 86-85 in overtime on Tuesday night. It’s the first time a Rhode Island player has scored 41 points since Ernie Calverley on February 5, 1943. Russell, a sophomore from nearby Imhotep Charter, was […]
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Thompson IV carries E. Michigan over Ball St. 68-61

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — James Thompson IV had 20 points and 23 rebounds as Eastern Michigan beat Ball St. 68-61 on Tuesday night. Thompson, who had eight offensive and 15 defensive boards, set a program record for rebounds in a career with 1,432, breaking Kennedy McIntosh’s record, which stood for 47 years. Paul Jackson had […]
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Henrique, Terry score as Ducks end Coyotes’ win streak

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adam Henrique and Troy Terry scored power-play goals in the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks ended Arizona’s NHL-long six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory over the Coyotes on Tuesday night. Jakob Silfverberg had a goal and an assist for the Ducks, who had scored only seven goals while losing […]
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Harden scores 35, Rockets beat Raptors 107-95

TORONTO (AP) — James Harden scored 35 points, Gerald Green had 11 of his 18 in the fourth quarter and the Houston Rockets beat the Toronto Raptors 107-95 on Tuesday night. Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers each scored 13 points as the Rockets won their sixth straight, matching a season high. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 […]
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Report: MLB nearing deal to expand rosters to 26 in 2020

Report: MLB nearing deal to expand rosters to 26 in 2020 originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Major League Baseball reportedly is nearing a deal with the players' union to expand active rosters to 26 in 2020. According to the Associated Press, this agreement would be part of a deal that includes a commitment to discuss larger economic issues after Opening Day. Red Sox Q & A Per AP: "As part of the deal, the active limit from Sept.
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USC football returns to spring practice after drama-filled offseason

USC quarterback JT Daniels participates in USC’s first spring football practice on Tuesday at Howard Jones Field. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) USC Trojans safety Talanoa Hufanga (15) during USC’s first spring football practice on campus in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds New USC offensive coordinator Graham Harrell, center, works with some players during USC’s first spring foo...
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Klingberg scores, Bishop stops 28 shots, Stars blank Rangers

DALLAS (AP) — Ben Bishop made 28 saves in his 28th career shutout, John Klingberg scored a second-period goal and the Dallas Stars beat the New York Rangers 1-0 on Tuesday night. Dallas won its third straight to move one point ahead of Minnesota for the first wild card from the Western Conference. Three of […]
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Coffey’s 32 points helps Minnesota down No. 11 Purdue 73-69

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Amir Coffey matched his career with 32 points, making two free throws with 2.5 seconds left Tuesday night to seal Minnesota’s 73-69 victory over No. 11 Purdue to give the Gophers a big boost for an NCAA Tournament berth and spoil the Boilermakers’ bid for an outright Big Ten title. Carsen Edwards […]
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Towns scores 41 to derail OKC, George's return

Karl-Anthony Towns had 41 points and 14 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves spoiled Paul George's return to the Oklahoma City lineup with a 131-120 win over the Thunder on Tuesday night.
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Kucherov ties Tampa single-season points mark in 5-2 win

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov tied the Tampa Bay Lightning’s single-season points record with a pair of assists to lead Tampa Bay to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night. Kucherov’s two points give him 108 on the season to tie the single-season mark set by Vincent Lecavalier in the 2006-07 […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Tampa, Tampa Bay Lightning, Tampa Bay, Vincent Lecavalier, Winnipeg Jets, Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Fla, Kucherov


Harper, Auburn rally to beat rival Alabama 66-60

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jared Harper drove for two late layups and Chuma Okeke had 17 points and 14 rebounds to lead Auburn to a 66-60 comeback victory over rival Alabama on Tuesday night. The Tigers (21-9, 10-7 Southeastern Conference) rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to complete a season sweep of the Tide (17-13, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Alabama, Ap, Tigers, Southeastern Conference, TUSCALOOSA Ala, Jared Harper, Chuma Okeke, Harper Auburn


Abilene Christian tops Stephen F. Austin 72-58

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Jaylen Franklin tallied 16 points and 10 assists to carry Abilene Christian to a 72-58 win over Stephen F. Austin on Tuesday night. Hayden Farquhar had 15 points for Abilene Christian (24-6, 13-4 Southland Conference). Jaren Lewis added 13 points and four blocks. Damien Daniels had 10 points and seven rebounds […]
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Ducks score early and late to grind out a victory over Coyotes

Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg, left, celebrates his goal against Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper during the first period of Tuesday’s game in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Coyotes center Brad Richardson, left, passes the puck around Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler during the first period of Tuesday’s game in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Anaheim Ducks right wing Jakob Silfverberg (33) skates back to the bench...
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