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Police stand next to a pickup truck that slammed into a crowd and other vehicles, causing multiple injuries, coming to a stop against a dump truck, during the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, Saturday. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)
Police stand next to a pickup truck that slammed into a crowd and other vehicles, causing multiple injuries, coming to a stop against a dump truck, during the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans, Saturday. (Gerald Herbert / Associated Press)

Police: Car plows into parade crowd in New Orleans; 28 hurt

UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 8:11 P.M.

A suspect is in custody after 28 people were injured Saturday when a vehicle plowed into a crowd watching the Krewe of Endymion parade in the Mid-City section of New Orleans, police said.




Idaho

FILE - A proghorn antelope feeds on some sage brush near Gardiner, Mont., Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006. Game officials in Idaho are investigating the poaching of 28 pronghorn near Monteview earlier this year. (GARRETT CHEEN / AP)

Game officials: 28 pronghorns poached in eastern Idaho

UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 2:39 P.M.

MONTEVIEW, Idaho – Game officials say they’re trying to figure out who slaughtered 28 pronghorn antelope in eastern Idaho. The animals were left to waste in fields near Monteview, a small community about 50 miles northwest of Idaho Falls. The ...



Region

This Jan. 27, 2016 photo  shows Ammon Bundy. A jury found brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy not guilty a firearm in a federal facility and conspiring to impede federal workers from their jobs at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, 300 miles southeast of Portland where the trial took place. (File/Multnomah County Sheriff via Associated Press)

Ammon Bundy, leader of refuge standoff, returns to Oregon

SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 2:03 P.M.

Ammon Bundy, the leader of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge takeover, is back in Oregon. Bundy was transferred from custody in Las Vegas, where he’s been held on charges from a different standoff with government agents, to the Multnomah County Jail on Friday night.



Features

In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest: "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel, who has twice hosted the Emmy Awards, will make his Oscars debut on Sunday. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Jimmy Kimmel arrives at the 32nd Annual Paleyfest: "Scandal" held at The Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Kimmel, who has twice hosted the Emmy Awards, will make his Oscars debut on Sunday. (Richard Shotwell / Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Around the remote: Kimmel takes on Oscars gig

SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017

new DON’T MISS: The 89th Academy Awards – Welcome to the big time, Jimmy Kimmel. The late-night goofball takes his first crack at hosting Hollywood’s biggest bash and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if politics is among the prime topics ...



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Business

Californian musician David Brown inspects a microphone at a factory in Tula, Russia. Brown and fan Pavel Bazdyrev are a rare example of success in Russia’s consumer goods industry. They have been making high-end microphones in Russia since 2014, taking advantage of cheap labor and second hand machinery from Kalashnikov arms plants. (Ivan Sekretarev / Associated Press)
Californian musician David Brown inspects a microphone at a factory in Tula, Russia. Brown and fan Pavel Bazdyrev are a rare example of success in Russia’s consumer goods industry. They have been making high-end microphones in Russia since 2014, taking advantage of cheap labor and second hand machinery from Kalashnikov arms plants. (Ivan Sekretarev / Associated Press)

U.S. musician makes mics in Russia using Kalashnikov machinery

SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017

new TULA, Russia – Claims of hacking by the Russian state may be feeding international tensions, but they’ve given Californian musician David Brown a great icebreaker when selling his line of Russian-made microphones. “We give free hacking lessons with these microphones,” ...



Opinion

Editorial

Big victory for charter schools and students

SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017

new Thus far, charter schools have demonstrated an ability to close the opportunity gap by improving outcomes for students who struggled in traditional settings.

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