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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: USA Today

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:33:19 -0700 | political-news

California became the first state to embrace government-backed paid family and medical leave more than a decade ago. Since then, few other states have followed California's path, and supporters are now considering a different approach. After lobbying state by state...
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Source: USA Today

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 05:06:31 -0700 | travel-news

Federal investigators successfully removed 4,000 containers of hazardous chemicals from a home here in a cleanup that took almost 10 days, officials said...Environmental Protection Agency inspected the house April 8 after firefighters discovered the stockpile of chemicals while helping an...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 09:08:50 -0700 | disasters-news

Join the informed writers of The Times' editorial board in lively discussions at our blog, Opinion Northwest...Bruce Ramsey The winning entry comprised a series of editorials about Washington state's marijuana legalization process that Ramsey and Martin wrote in 2013.
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:59:53 -0700 | allnews

All 39 victims identified in Snohomish County mudslide Posted by Jennifer Sullivan All 39 victims of the Oso-area mudslide have been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office. This morning the office released the names of victims: Wyatt Ruthven,...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 07:59:52 -0700 | allnews

A liquor store can lose its license if it sells liquor to minors, but a pot dealer has no such disincentive. I see that the state is going to do marijuana industry background checks [ Feds OK pot background checks...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 05:56:39 -0700 | health-news

facing up to challenges brought on by having so many more people in the program.
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Source: PR Newswire

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 06:37:06 -0700 | technology-news

A group of high-school students are proving that the ability to see and understand data is not only important in the business world, but in the world of robotics competitions as well...Students have access to Tableau free through the company's...
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Source: Seattle Times

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 00:12:13 -0700 | entertainment-news

Trend-setting restaurants, Northwest cookbooks, local food news and the people who make them happen...File photo by Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times Fans of chef Shaun McCrain have just two months left to enjoy his food at the Book Bindery restaurant.
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