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Islamic State plot suspect to be transferred from Fla. to NY

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:32
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — One of three men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group wage war against the U.S. was ordered transferred from Florida to New York on Tuesday.

NY considers treating charged 16, 17-year-olds as juveniles

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:32
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jim Saint Germain was mixed up with drugs and just shy of 16 when he was arrested and sent to a juvenile facility. Things might have been different had he been a year older and tried as an adult.

Lawsuit seeks to stop agency from killing protected Washington state wolves

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:28
Conservation groups sued a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, accusing its agents of violating a federal environmental law when they killed a protected female breeding wolf in Washington state. Groups represented by the Western Law Environmental Center say the USDA's Wildlife Services agency indiscriminately shot, trapped and poisoned animals to benefit the agricultural ...

Washington House readies its version of pot-market overhaul

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:25
With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington's House of Representatives is preparing its own version of a pot-market overhaul, one that could cut prices at licensed recreational stores

Voters reject ATV use in longest debate since $1 cat-fee

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:22

Tracy Puffer, center, asks questions at a town meeting about a proposal to open some town roads to ATV use during the state's town meeting day Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Groton, Vt. Voters rejected the proposal after a half an hour of discussion -- the longest debate since the town discussed a $1 fee for registering cats in 1999. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke)GROTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters in the Vermont town of Groton have rejected a proposal to allow the use of all-terrain vehicles on some town roads in what the moderator says is the rural community's longest Town Meeting Day debate since it discussed a $1 fee for registering cats in 1999.


Aston Villa 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

BBC World News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:20
Christian Benteke's late penalty hands Tim Sherwood his first points as Aston Villa manager with a win over West Brom.
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Rant & Rave: Get a grip, spitting driver

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 07:07
Readers surprised by free breakfast, appalled by spitting driver

Son is being manipulated by girlfriend

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 05:26
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax on how to support him without trashing her.

‘Broadchurch’ season premiere is a March 4 TV Pick

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 04:28
TV picks for Wednesday, March 4, 2015, include “Broadchurch” on BBC America, “Modern Family” on ABC and “Empire” on Fox.

Sex offender who fled Canada arrested in Skyway rape

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 03:46
Michael Stanley, a 49-year-old U.S. citizen, was charged Monday with first-degree burglary with sexual motivation and second-degree rape in connection with an attack on a 69-year-old woman for whom he had done landscaping work last year.

‘Of a Feather’: Northwest artists’ visions take flight | Art review

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:56
The White River Valley Museum in Auburn is home to an outstanding show of sculptures, paintings, prints and jewelry that depict one of Northwesterners’ favorite subjects: birds.

Confidence is key for 24-year-old lawmaker

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:39
Rep. Melanie Stambaugh, 24, who works as a confidence coach, is bent on leveraging her age and self-assured nature toward improving the state’s education system — and not letting her youth become a sideshow.

Find solitude, winter wonders in Glacier National Park’s offseason

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:27
Backcountry camping midweek? You might be the only one in the park.

Kelly Clarkson to play KeyArena

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:20
Kelly Clarkson will play KeyArena Wednesday, Aug. 12.

Rick Steves’ Europe / An unspoiled escape in Greece

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 02:14
The Greek islands are wonderful, but full of tourists, so head for the hills of the Peloponnese advises European travel specialist Rick Steves.

Ebola drug’s early results promising, researchers report

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 01:41
An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa, but only if patients get it when their symptoms first appear.

DNA tool helping biologists find elusive or invasive species

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 01:16
Whether it’s mudsnails in Bellevue, salamanders in Kentucky or great crested newts in the United Kingdom, biologists are using DNA to help look for reclusive or rare species and monitor unwanted creatures.

Rant & Rave: Lucky as Cinderella at the ball

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 03/03/2015 - 23:01
Readers thank stranger for seat upgrade at “Cinderella,” berate slow left-lane freeway drivers

49 Degrees North Washington

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Alpental Washington

Ski & Snow Report - Thu, 11/13/2014 - 04:01
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