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Hundreds line up for legal pot sales in Washington

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:51

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, left, shakes hands with clerk Pam Fenstermacher after purchasing marijuana at Cannabis City, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Seattle, on the first day that sales of recreational pot became legal in the state. Washington on Tuesday became the second state to allow people to buy marijuana legally in the U.S. without a doctor's note as eager customers who lined up outside stores made their purchases and savored the moment. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, Pool)SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's slow rollout of its legal marijuana market spreads to more cities Wednesday, one day after big crowds lined up outside the state's first licensed pot shops.


Court: Mich. juvenile lifers might not get re-sentenced

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:47

Justices say 2012 Supreme Court ruling does not have to be applied retroactively.

       

State marijuana stores will disappoint. But that's a good thing.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:46
UPDATED, 8:40 a.m.: Brian Smith of the Liquor Control Board said said an emergency rule adopted by the board on June 25 requires products be homogenized (assuring the psychoactive THC is equally distributed), scored for individual dosage (such as the squares on a chocolate bar) and be submitted

The Short List: Escort watched Google exec die; Ryan Gosling's baby

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:45

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Obama's day: Denver, Dallas, Austin

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:43

President Obama headlines three fundraisers, and talks about the economy and the border.

       

Shooting brings attention to light rail’s fare inspection force

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:43
Last week’s fatal shooting at Sodo Station highlighted Sound Transit’s 112 fare officers and 35 transit deputies – how they operate and why we’ll see a lot more of them.

About 1 in 4 young teens meet screen-time guidelines

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:40

Just 27% of young teens meet recommendations for limiting TV and computer use.

       

Typhoon heads toward Kyushu after slamming Okinawa

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:37
A powerful storm slammed through the southwestern Japanese island of Okinawa, leaving at least 28 people injured and 63,000 homes without power before swerving toward the bigger island of Kyushu on Wednesday.

Ohio man's online potato salad effort takes off

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:36
An Ohio man who jokingly sought $10 to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad has raised more than $37,000 from a crowdfunding Internet site.

Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:36
Faced with potentially hungry -- and grumpy -- passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours.

MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:36
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.

Samsung earnings hit by slowing China sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:36
Samsung Electronics Co. said operating profit declined to a two-year low in the second quarter, hit by the strong local currency and slowing demand for smartphones in China.

Forgotten vials of smallpox found in storage room

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:36
A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week -- decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

US-China clash would be 'disaster'

BBC World News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:35
Confrontation with the US would be a "disaster", Chinese President Xi Jinping says, opening an annual dialogue between the two countries.
Categories: BBC World News

Water levels at Nevada's Lake Mead drop to new low

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:34

File - This Oct. 22, 2010, file photo, shows low water levels in Boulder Harbor in Lake Mead, Ariz. Drought in the southwestern U.S. is depleting the vast Lake Mead on the Colorado River to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir was filled in the 1930s. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Mark Henle, file)LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drought in the southwestern U.S. will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.


Mariners’ long, difficult youth movement gains credibility with Kyle Seager’s All-Star nod

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:31
Decisions to stick with younger players starting to bear fruit with Kyle Seager’s All-Star selection.

Harborview to test drug on the unconscious without consent

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:31
If you get a head injury and are unconscious, you may be enrolled without your consent in a Harborview Medical Center research study of a drug aimed at preventing brain bleeding.

Bay Area governments make big electric-vehicle buy

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:30
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies has joined forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.

Mike Salk returns to air in revamped 710 ESPN lineup

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:21
He rejoins Brock Huard in morning show; Danny O’Neil moves to afternoons.

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White Pass Report - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:17
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