Washington

Capitol Hill police officers and other officials lift a gyrocopter that landed on the US Capitol South Lawn, on to a trailer, April 15, 2015, in Washington, DC. A man identified as Doug Hughes, 61, flying a gyrocopter, illegally landed his aircraft on the west lawn of the US Capitol Wednesday, triggering street closures around the building and prompting a police investigation. Hughes is described as a mailman, and a logo appearing to be that of the US Postal Service was visible on the tail fin of the aircraft. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Northern California Native Piloted Gyrocopter That Landed On The U.S. Capitol Lawn

A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is “a patriot” who first came up with the idea about a year ago, a friend said.

04/16/2015

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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Members Of Congress From Western U.S. Request Full Funding Of Quake Warning System

Three dozen members of Congress from California, Oregon and Washington are urging full funding of a West Coast earthquake early warning system.

03/24/2015

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Sacramento Man Reunited With His 1964 T-Bird 33 Years After It Was Stolen

A Sacramento man says he feels like he has won the lottery, now that his beloved 1964 Ford Thunderbird is back at home in his driveway after it was stolen decades ago.

09/02/2014

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5 More Reasons To Hate Daniel Snyder

With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office cancelling the federal trademark of the term “Redskins” for Washington’s NFL team, it appears that it is only a matter of time before the team is forced to […]

KHTK Sports 1140–06/18/2014

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Man Sentenced To Death For Killing Lake Tahoe Teen, 2 Others

A man convicted of killing three California teenagers in the 1980s has been sentenced to death.

12/11/2013

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Stockton Voters To Decide On Sales Tax Benefiting For Law Enforcement, Bankruptcy

If passed by more than 50 percent of voters, Measure A would increase Stockton’s sales tax to 9 percent. Measure B would tell city leaders to spend 65 percent of that new revenue on law enforcement, and 35 percent on getting out of bankruptcy.

11/04/2013

Obama Administration Estimated Strong New Health Insurance Enrollment Numbers

The Obama administration’s internal projections called for strong enrollment in the states in the first year of new health insurance markets, according to unpublished estimates obtained by The Associated Press. Whether those expectations will bear out is unclear.

10/15/2013

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The Grant Napear Show – October 11, 2013

Today, Grant started the show talking about the Tigers vs. Athletics ALDS game last night and how he doesn’t believe that Bartolo Colon is an ace of a staff but that Justin Verlander is. Later, […]

KHTK Sports 1140–10/11/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aaron Murray #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs passes against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Sanford Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Georgia’s Aaron Murray Coming Through In The Clutch

One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.

10/10/2013

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I-5 Bridge Collapse In Washington A Major Break In Trade Corridor

For farmers, business owners and government officials up and down the West Coast, Washington’s bridge collapse on Interstate 5 represents much more than a close brush with tragedy. As much as $20 billion in freight travels to and from Canada and along the busy north-south corridor each year.

05/27/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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