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Breaking News: How fragrant pine forests fine-tune climate — new research
   
Posted by: Robert Myles

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-01 21:01:25 -0800 | technology-news

The invigorating scent of pine assaulting the nostrils is one of the pleasures of any walk through a pine forest but an international team of scientists has established that there’s a lot more to pine-scented vapors than olfactory indulgence. New...
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Breaking News: Amazon blocks 'Lego Movie' and other Warner Bros. titles over dispute
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-06-13 09:28:26 -0700 | technology-news

Everything is not awesome with online retailer Amazon. It's been beloved by buyers and sellers for years, but now it's doing everything it can to burn that goodwill. Picking fights left and right with book publishers and movie studios, Amazon's...
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Breaking News: 103-year-old grandma's 'Ask Me Anything' session wows Reddit, Internet
   
Posted by: RenoBerkeley SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 03:24:45 -0800 | odd-news

A 103-year-old Seattle grandma has won over the Internet and those who interacted with her Tuesday when she conducted an AMA or “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit. Hilda Evelyn Kottman, who now resides in an assisted living facility, received...
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Breaking News: Seattle Pacific University shootings: More of the same in America
   
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-06-06 21:59:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Opinion A gunman shot and killed one man and wounded three others Thursday at Seattle Pacific University, according to multiple news accounts. Faculty and staff disarmed the shooter while he was reloading, The Associated Press reported. Seattle police said they...
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Breaking News: Amazon's Jeff Bezos dreams of a cheaper, faster package delivery system with drones
   
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-05 15:43:14 -0800 | business-news

Jeff Bezos of Amazon is a visionary, in the George Bernard Shaw sense. The late Robert F. Kennedy loved to paraphrase one of Shaw's famous quotes: "Some men see things as they are and say, why; I dream things that...
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Breaking News: Details emerge on suspected Seattle Pacific shooter Aaron Rey Ybarra
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-06-10 14:25:22 -0700 | disasters-news

According to a public court filing, the goal of the Seattle Pacific University shooter was “to kill as many as possible” before shooting himself. The killer has been identified as Aaron Rey Ybarra, 26, who was not a student and...
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Breaking News: Richard Sherman's explanation fails to deflect the ball of criticism over his rant
   
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-28 17:24:07 -0800 | arts-culture-news

Commentary We live in a day and age when everything is defined by identity. I am not sure there ever was a time when this was not the case. This is an age when things are either black or white,...
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Breaking News: Has 'thug' become a covert substitute for the N-word?
   
Posted by: VeronicaS SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 15:12:27 -0800 | disasters-news

While some blacks have embraced the racially derogatory N-word as an endearment or slang—which I totally denounce—white folks can no longer openly use the offensive term unless they want to be labelled raving racists. But have some found a way...
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Breaking News: Amazon rolls out Netflix-style 'all you can read' subscriptions for ebooks
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-19 05:42:10 -0700 | technology-news

Get ready to binge, bookworms. Amazon announced Friday they're rolling out an unlimited, "all you can read" subscription service for electronic books. It's called Kindle Unlimited, which does not require you to own a Kindle device, and for $9.99 a...
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Breaking News: Call us RINOs, but we will call the tea party what it is: The American Taliban
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-02-26 19:43:42 -0800 | political-news

An insurance underwriter and conservative commentator from Washington state was voted off a conservative networking group Monday for having the gall to suggest that America's Founding Fathers did not espouse Christian principles in the fundamental law of the Declaration of...
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Breaking News: Emerald City legacy: Washington state to lead in climate, energy innovation
   
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-05-01 07:02:51 -0700 | green-news

Washington state, home of Seattle (the Emerald City), Boeing and Microsoft is known for its environmental stewardship and has long been a leader in aerospace and software innovation. Now Washington Gov. Jay Inslee intends for his state to lead in...
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Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 11:59:17 -0700 | technology-news

Attention, last-minute Christmas shoppers ... you still have not blown it. The online retail site Amazon is doing this thing that Amazon does every year, offering free overnight shipping for items purchased on Dec. 23. That means you can still...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 00:02:20 -0700 | green-news

Originally published Friday, July 25, 2014 at 9:16 PM Commission will study how to avoid another landslide A dozen men and women will study how to better avoid and respond to landslides such as the Oso landslide that killed 43...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 21:56:31 -0700 | technology-news

Sen. Randi Becker State Sen. Randi Becker , R-Eatonville and chair of the Senate Health Care committee, isn't going to let go of Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler's tangle with his administrative-law judge, who was placed on leave in May after accusing...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 07:47:05 -0700 | political-news

Times readers share their encounters with the good and the bad. July 25, 2014 at 6:00 AM Daily Rant & Rave: Fly like an eagle? To the man sitting in front of us at last weekend's Richard Sherman Celebrity softball...
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