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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: 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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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: 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: Contract battle between Boeing, machinists ends with approval to build 777X in Seattle
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-01-07 01:11:43 -0800 | technology-news

After almost two months of wrangling and drama surrounding the contract between Chicago-based Boeing and Seattle’s 30,000 Boeing machinist union members, a final vote narrowly approved the new contract Friday night by 51 percent, thereby solidifying an agreement to build...
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Breaking News: NFL top seeds still in doubt on final Sunday
Posted by: Robert Weller

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-29 14:30:33 -0800 | sports-news

Although the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks appear likely to be staying home throughout the playoffs, things could change. The top five rankings in the Bleacher Report power rankings were, in order, Denver, Carolina, Seattle, New Orleans and San Francisco....
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Posted by: preetamkaushik

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-04-06 18:50:58 -0700 | political-news

The Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke had kept world financial markets guessing for the past six months about whether he would begin tapering the stimulus. It was perhaps befitting of the high drama that Bernanke would exit the job with...
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Posted by: Anthony Bloch SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-06 00:06:31 -0800 | sports-news

The Seattle Mariners have reportedly agreed to a 10-year, $240 million contract with second baseman Robinson Cano. Many experts believe that Cano will be a coup for the Mariners, who have gone over 10 years without making the playoffs. Coup...
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Breaking News: Robinson Cano signs third-largest deal in MLB history with Seattle Mariners
Posted by: Shawn Lealos

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-09 14:28:58 -0800 | sports-news

Robinson Cano has a new home and reports are that the Seattle Mariners will pay him $240 million over 10 years. According to reports, the New York Yankees were unwilling to sign him to the full 10 years and balked...
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Breaking News: Burlington Northern relents under pressure, agrees to pay benefits to same-sex spouses
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-05 12:05:32 -0800 | political-news

The nation’s largest rail carrier backtracked on its policy Wednesday and agreed to pay health care benefits to same-sex spouses, starting Jan. 1. The change came following a lawsuit filed in Washington state that alleges Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway...
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Breaking News: Seahawks fans stomp into record books again, register seismic activity
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-12-07 15:50:23 -0800 | sports-news

Oh my, what a game! The Seattle Seahawks’ 12th man recaptured their decibel-busting record from the Kansas City Chiefs Monday night as they cheered their team on to clinch a spot in the NFL playoffs with a bruising 34-7 win...
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Breaking News: Memo to Bill Gates: Saran Wrap condoms not the way to go
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Seattle :: WA :: USA | updated 2013-11-23 15:18:35 -0800 | odd-news

Maybe it’s just me, but when Bill Gates runs a condom contest and the winners and their designs are announced in The New York Times, I get a little squeamish. Maybe it stems from the time I was ready to...
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