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SPORTS
April 7, 2009 | Staff And Wire Reports
The Pacific 10 Conference's two men's basketball coaching vacancies were filled Monday when Sean Miller of Xavier was hired by Arizona and Ken Bone of Portland State was hired by Washington State. Miller accepted the head coaching job at Arizona to end the Wildcats' sometimes frustrating search for a high-profile successor for Hall of Fame member Lute Olson.
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SPORTS
January 22, 2010
Up next VS. WASHINGTON STATE Saturday, 1 p.m., Pauley Pavilion, Prime Ticket The Cougars nearly swept the Bruins last season . UCLA lost only three conference home games the last two seasons but has already lost two this season. -- Chris Foster
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August 22, 2012 | By Kim Murphy
SEATTLE -- A Washington state man is scheduled to appear Wednesday in federal court here after being taken into custody for allegedly threatening President Obama via an email to the FBI, authorities said. The man, identified as Anton Caluori, 31, was arrested following a brief struggle after the U.S. Secret Service and police from the city of Federal Way, south of Seattle, confronted him at his apartment door Tuesday afternoon. He answered the door carrying a shotgun, according to police.
SPORTS
November 10, 2012 | Times staff reports
UCLA 44, Washington State36 (final) Now I feel bad about saying Washington State had little talent. That was a cheap shot born of frustration because of undisciplined play by both sides and officiating that was losing control of the game. The Cougars do have some talent, and it's giving the kind of effort that will probably save the team from a post-game Mike Leach rant. Note: we did say probably. At the end it was a one possession game. The Cougars passed for 456 yards and outgained UCLA in total offense by 193 yards.
SPORTS
November 30, 2011 | Wire reports
Former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach is the new head coach at Washington State. The school said Wednesday that Leach had agreed in principle to a five-year contract. He will be introduced Tuesday at a news conference in Pullman, Wash. Terms of the contract were not immediately available. Leach, 50, posted an 84-43 record at Texas Tech, leading the Red Raiders to 10 bowl appearances in 10 seasons. He was fired in 2009 amid allegations he mistreated a player with a concussion.
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January 6, 2011 | By Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times
When coal is mined in Montana, shipped out of Washington state and ultimately burned in China, who is responsible for the greenhouse gases? That is the latest question challenging Washington state officials as they review plans for the first major coal export facility on the U.S. West Coast. While the state is examining the impact of increased greenhouse gas emissions from truck and rail traffic to the proposed facility, environmental groups want them to go a big step further, arguing that slowing coal-based emissions in China starts with stopping coal shipments from U.S. shores.
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