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A view south on the bridge from which Guadalupe Olivas jumped on Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, 2017 is shown on Feb. 22, 2017, near Tijuana. Bellow are cars entering Mexico from the USA. (Alejandro Tamayo / San Diego Union-Tribune)
A view south on the bridge from which Guadalupe Olivas jumped on Tuesday morning, Feb. 21, 2017 is shown on Feb. 22, 2017, near Tijuana. Bellow are cars entering Mexico from the USA. (Alejandro Tamayo / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Mexican migrant dies after deportation in possible border suicide

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 4:05 P.M.

new A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States fell to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the Tijuana-San Diego border crossing. A Mexican official with knowledge of the case, but who was not authorized to speak to the media, said it was unclear whether the man accidentally fell or intentionally jumped, but Mexican media cited bystanders and a Tijuana prosecutor who said the death appeared to be a suicide.




Idaho

This Starship Technologies photo shows one of the company’s personal delivery robots en route to a delivery. (Starship Technologies Inc.)
This Starship Technologies photo shows one of the company’s personal delivery robots en route to a delivery. (Starship Technologies Inc.)

Idaho lawmakers mull letting ‘personal delivery robots’ roll on the state’s sidewalks

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 1:07 P.M.

BOISE – An Idaho House committee on Wednesday agreed to introduce legislation to allow “personal delivery robots” to roll down sidewalks and crosswalks in Idaho to deliver groceries or other purchases. The bill is being requested by Starship Technologies Inc., ...



Region

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporterson Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Olympia. (Rachel La Corte / Associated Press)
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to reporterson Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, in Olympia. (Rachel La Corte / Associated Press)

Inslee signs bill to improve dental care for state tribes

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 3:30 P.M.

new Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday signed a bill that seeks to improve oral health on reservations in Washington state. The measure was the first bill the governor has signed this legislative session. It allows tribes to use federal funding for dental therapists, who provide preventative care and procedures such as cleanings, fillings and oral exams.



Features

In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo, Jordan Peele poses for a portrait at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles. Peele's directorial debut, Get Out, in theaters Friday is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era. (Rich Fury / Rich Fury/Invision/AP)

Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in ‘Get Out’

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 4 P.M.

new His directorial debut, “Get Out,” in theaters Friday, is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era. The premise is simple: A black man, Chris, (Daniel Kaluuya) goes upstate with his white girlfriend, Rose, (Allison Williams) to meet her parents (Bradley Whitford and Catherine Keener) and things get weird. It’s been described as “The Stepford Wives” meets “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”




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Business

Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple campus at Apple headquarters March 21, 2016 in Cupertino, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)
Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the new Apple campus at Apple headquarters March 21, 2016 in Cupertino, Calif. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press)

Apple employees to start moving into long-awaited campus in April

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017, 11:33 A.M.

One of the most iconic companies in the world on Wednesday set a time for when it will move into what looks set to become one of Silicon Valley’s most iconic business centers. Apple said it will begin moving more than 12,000 employees into its new Apple Park campus in April.



Opinion

Editorial

Distracted driving law needs an update

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 22, 2017

Common sense says a driver shouldn’t be holding a phone. So if you’re wondering why people aren’t being pulled over as they poke at them, it’s because the Legislature has failed to update the law.

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