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Latest: Judge: Gov. Lee mask opt-out endangers disabled kids

Sep. 17, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A federal judge has again blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee from allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements aimed at limiting coronavirus infections. U.S. District Judge Sheryl Lipman issued a preliminary injunction on Friday for schools in...

Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme

Sep. 17, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A Pakistan resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to “unlock” phones from AT&T’s network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million. Muhammad Fahd, 35, of Karachi, recruited an employee of an AT&T...

Boeing sells land for $200M in plan to shrink holdings

Sep. 17, 2021 10:47 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing has closed the sale of 310 acres of undeveloped land next to its Frederickson manufacturing plant in Pierce County for $200 million, real estate tax filings show. The deal finalized this week is the latest as part of a large-scale local property...

Man sentenced to 2 years in prison for using brother's ID

Sep. 17, 2021 08:06 AM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A 74-year-old man was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for using his missing brother’s identity to collect up to $500,000 in Social Security disability payments, but officials still don't know what happened to the brother, last seen in 1988. ...

Small plane makes emergency landing on Orcas Island

Sep. 17, 2021 07:37 AM EDT

ORCAS ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Three people suffered minor injuries after the plane they were on had to make an emergency landing Thursday evening. The San Juan County Sheriff’s Office says the aircraft had mechanical issues while in flight after taking off from Friday...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 04:00 AM EDT

PREP VOLLEYBALL= Aberdeen Christian def. Wolsey-Wessington, 25-22, 25-19, 20-25, 20-25, 15-11 Aberdeen Roncalli def. Tiospa Zina Tribal, 25-18, 25-9, 25-14 Arlington def. Castlewood, 25-21, 25-13, 25-19 Baltic...

Week 3 Preview: Tide visits The Swamp; Rare SEC-B1G game

Sep. 17, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

The last time Florida beat Alabama, Tim Tebow was the Gators' quarterback and the team was on its way to a second national title under coach Urban Meyer. Tebow is now retired and Meyer is coaching in the NFL. So, yes, it's been a while. ...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 16, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Latest: SKorea reports more than 2,000 new coronavirus cases

Sep. 16, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea has reported more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus, nearing a one-day record set last month, continuing an alarming surge as the nation enters its biggest holiday of the year. The 2,008 cases reported Friday was the 73rd...

King County to require vaccine or test for events, eateries

Sep. 16, 2021 19:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle and King County officials said Thursday that proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test will be required to enter certain establishments and attend outdoor events. Public Health – Seattle & King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin...