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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Amazon offers free overnight shipping for Christmas Eve
   
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-26 13:53:24 -0800 | 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: 24-7PressRelease

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 00:36:21 -0700 | technology-news

Each spring, the Easter season encourages reflection for many. The Overflow Project a small non-profit based in Seattle is inviting people to respond this Easter by taking part in its annual 50-Day Challenge to simplify, give, and change lives. Through...
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Source: Associated Press

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 19:04:50 -0700 | allnews

Seattle police say two K-9 crime-busting siblings tracked down suspects in two different cases within hours of each other. The duo named Jaeger and Ziva are brother and sister German Shepherds from the same litter. Police say Jaeger made the...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-19 00:04:37 -0700 | allnews

Occupants have been allowed back into the Belltown apartment building after the hazmat response, SFD said. The incident is under investigation by the Seattle Police Department. Chemicals found inside a room prompted an evacuation of  a Belltown apartment building tonight,...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 22:32:18 -0700 | political-news

Earlean Hicks, left in blue, a home visitor family support specialist with the Parents as Teachers, talks with Anna Powell, center, and her children at their home in Kent, Wash Monday, April 7, 2014. The program works with families with...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 21:35:19 -0700 | sports-news

In addition to UW's two young quarterbacks, Jeff Lindquist and Troy Williams, five others with intriguing potential have emerged this spring. Shaq Thompson: Turns out, the junior linebacker might also be the Huskies' best running back. Thompson was limited at...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 20:51:48 -0700 | allnews

Renton police have tentatively identified him as a 46-year-old Renton resident after issuing a news release earlier this afternoon asking for the public's help. The King County Medical Examiner's Office will release the man's name and determine how he died....
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 19:02:25 -0700 | travel-news

Seattle Times news librarian Gene Balk crunches the numbers April 18, 2014 at 5:32 PM Report: Seattle ranks No. Posted by Gene Balk Click to enlarge Considering the amount of behind-the-wheel texting and mobile phone calling we see every day...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 18:14:18 -0700 | political-news

Seattle Times letters to the editor April 18, 2014 at 5:58 PM Minimum wage: Pay only for what someone's work is worth Posted by Letters Coordinator The current press for increasing the minimum wage both nationally and locally is justified...
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