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If clouds part, South Sound residents could see meteors this weekend

If clouds part, South Sound residents could see meteors this weekend

The clouds could hold off long enough for stargazers to get a glimpse of the Lyrid meteor shower . The National Weather Service forecasts rain Saturday night . Weather aside, viewing conditions are favorable this year because the waning crescent moon won't wash out the sky with light. As the meteors will streak away from the original point and appear in all areas of the sky, onlookers just need to look up at the open sky without having to focus on a single point, it said.


Nike director slams LaVar Ball with worst insult yet

Nike director slams LaVar Ball with worst insult yet

But it appears that money won't come from Nike, as veteran executive George Raveling gave his opinion on LaVar on Thursday - and it wasn't pretty. Raveling's leverage extends further as the director of global basketball sports marketing for Nike, the company LaVar hopes - or likely expects - will sign his three basketball-playing sons to a 10-year, $1 billion shoe deal.



Chaffetz leaves door open to not finish term in House

In an interview with Fox News on Wednesday, Chaffetz reiterated that he wants to spend more time with his family. "The president, under the law, is exempt from conflict of interest laws", the congressman told the audience. After House Speaker John Boehner abruptly resigned in the fall of 2015, Chaffetz mounted a bid for speaker of the House against Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, but his effort failed to gain major traction.



Global Smart Waste Management Market in North America, Europe and Asia

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Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis

Relentless Monaco dream on after reaching semis

Monaco have come a long way since July 27 previous year - when they started in the qualifying rounds with a trip to Istanbul. Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel was philosophical after a hard tie from the moment his team's bus was attacked before the first leg last week.


GTA Online goes old-school with top-down Tiny Racers mode

GTA Online goes old-school with top-down Tiny Racers mode

GTA: Online is the multiplayer component of GTA5. This mode, along with some in-game 4/20 deals, have just been announced on the official Rockstar website. In honor of 420, we are offering a little extra green via The Open Road with 50% off Weed Farm Businesses and Business Upgrades. All Weed sales from the player's business will also earn 50% more profits.