Auto experts: Top managers probably knew of VW cheating

...DETROIT (AP) - Auto industry insiders strongly suspect the emissions cheating scandal at Volkswagen is much wider and reaches higher up the corporate ladder than the company is letting on.Volkswagen's new CEO, Matthias Mueller, was quoted...
Nation and World
Lobsters shifting north; ocean warming blamed

...record in southern New England while climbing to heights never before seen in the cold waters off Maine and other northern reaches - a geographic shift that scientists attribute in large part to the warming of the ocean.The trend is driving lobstermen...
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Ballot measure reaches half of signature goal

The organizers of the PFD Voter Registration ballot initiative say they've reached they halfway mark in their signature-gathering effort.
APOC considers giving a bigger break to first-time politicos' mistakes

...fines very early," he said.That matters because the staff time adds up as complaints escalate. By the time a complaint reaches the full commission for a vote, "it's a very time-consuming task," Dauphinais said.The commission already reduces...
French hunt 2nd fugitive

...have 36 warplanes in the region capable of carrying out airstrikes on IS targets once the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier reaches the zone.NATO allies were sharing intelligence and working closely with France, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.In Moscow...
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Saving Jordan Creek

In certain places, it's easy to forget about Jordan Creek: its lower reaches run between parking lots, shopping complexes, and the airport.It's also easy to forget the area around a large part of it...
Seniors give back to animal shelter

...residents with a wagging tail and big brown eyes. Residents reach down from their wheelchairs and walkers to pet her head fondly...Wahback said. "They're here now, but they continue to reach out. It continues that sense of purpose."With donated fabric...
College football capsules

...and Warren Long added two rushing TDs for Northwestern.With a school record for wins and a spot in a prestigious bowl in reach, Northwestern (8-2, 4-2 Big Ten, No. 18 CFP) pulled out another close game.Jackson plowed in from the 2 with 4...
Today in Sports History: Nov. 15 a 34-20 victory over Notre Dame.1998 - Green Bay's Brett Favre becomes the second-fastest - behind Dan Marino - to reach 200 career touchdown passes and 25,000 yards. Favre completes 21 of 33 passes for 267 yards and two touchdowns in a 37-3...
Parties reach settlement in Native voting rights case English skills for the general election last November. Later last year, Gleason asked the two sides to see if they could reach a settlement.Also on Thursday, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, announced she is co-sponsoring a senate bill...


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