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  • Bill Registers Displeasure With State High Court

    gavel1A group of lawmakers peeved at the Washington Supreme Court has filed a bill that would turn races for the state's high court into partisan contests. The Seattle Times reports that the measure is meant as a rebuke over what the 19 representatives see as the court's overreach in ordering the state to… Read More +

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  • Oregon State Rolls Past Depaul

    sports3Victor Robbins scored a career-high 27 points as Oregon State dominated DePaul 90-59 on Thursday night. Olaf Schaftenaar added a career-high 21 points and Gary Payton II had 15 points and five steals for the Beavers (8-2). Jamee Crockett had 14 points for the Blue Demons (6-4). Schaftenaar scored 11 of the Beavers' first 13 points to give Oregon State a 13-6 lead at the 15:47 mark. A Robbins 3-pointer stretched the margin to 42-21 with 3:23 remaining in the half.

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Swisscom CEO Dies in Suspected Suicide

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_6a34a8b372.jpgGiuseppe Aresu/Bloomberg News(GENEVA) -- The chief executive officer of Switzerland's leading telecommunications company has died. Swisscom's CEO, Carsten Schloter, was found dead in his home Tuesday morning, Bloomberg reports. The police believe the case to be a suicide.

According to Swisscom, "an investigation into the exact circumstances is underway." The company adds, "Out of consideration for the family no further details have been disclosed."

Swisscom's Chairman of the Board of Directors, Hansueli Loosli, released a statement, saying, "The Board of Directors, Group Executive Board and the entire workforce are deeply saddened and pass on their condolences to the family and relatives."

In 2000 Schloter joined Swisscom as Head of Swisscom Mobile and in 2006 he was appointed CEO, according to the Swisscom website.

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