NHL roundup for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

...2PHILADELPHIA - Jason Chimera had two goals and an assist to lead Washington to a victory over slumping Philadelphia.Washington's Alex Ovechkin remained one goal shy of becoming the top Russian-born goal scorer in NHL history.Ovechkin, tied...
'Hard Rock Miners' sculptor dies in Oregon

...for public art.In 1986, the Way family retired and moved to Port Townshend, Washington, before moving again to Washington's Rogue River Valley in 1996.Way was diagnosed with cancer in early 2011 and died Oct. 7 in Medford, Oregon.
E. coli outbreak tests Chipotle's vow to track ingredients

...probable cases in Portland area and from 19 to 25 probable cases in five counties near Seattle.Dr. Scott Lindquist, Washington's state epidemiologist, said the specific microorganism responsible for the outbreak is Shiga toxin-producing E...
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Broncos hand Packers first loss

...DeAndre Hopkins put Houston on top in the second quarter and the Texans (3-5) didn't trail after that. Nate Washington's 42-yard TD catch extended the lead.Zach Mettenberger threw for 171 yards with an interception in his second straight...
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Obama: Limit standardized tests

...debate about the federal government's role in local schools; both political parties generally support scaling back Washington's reach.Central to that debate is Common Core, a set of universal, college-ready academic standards in reading...
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Drones track health of endangered orcas

...showing the whales are in good condition this year and that several appear to be pregnant.The drone flights over Washington's San Juan Islands captured striking photographs of all 81 members of the small population of orcas that spend much of...
Nationals fire manager Williams after only 2 seasons

...managerial experience."Williams' string of open-to-second-guessing bullpen choices began last year during Washington's NL Division Series loss to San Francisco. He also was unable to overcome the roster's long list of injuries, including...
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 6

...had the previous record of 31 set 1948-50. The victory is also a conference record of 54 straight wins.1973 - Washington's Chris Rowland ties an NCAA record with four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, but still loses to California...
Nats suspend Papelbon 4 games for fight with Harper

...appeal of a three-game ban from Major League Baseball for throwing at an opponent's head last week, and then missed Washington's 5-1 victory over Cincinnati. After that punishment ends, Papelbon serves the Nationals' suspension announced Monday...
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Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...current GOP contenders try to break through, they're employing a two-track strategy: distance themselves from Washington's political elite while also building a campaign that can outlast voters' discontent if the anti-establishment mood...
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