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Forest maintenance: A plan to improve health of forests, communities

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:24
With keen interest, I read today that Tom Vilsack, our secretary of agriculture, is worried about forest fires and what it does to the Forest Service’s budget [“The cost of fighting wildfires is sapping Forest Service budget,” Opinion, Aug. 5]. So am I. However, he presents no clear solution when one is desperately needed. More […]
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Forest maintenance: A plan to improve health of forests, communities

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:24
With keen interest, I read today that Tom Vilsack, our secretary of agriculture, is worried about forest fires and what it does to the Forest Service’s budget [“The cost of fighting wildfires is sapping Forest Service budget,” Opinion, Aug. 5]. So am I. However, he presents no clear solution when one is desperately needed. More […]
Categories: Sports Center

Forest maintenance: A plan to improve health of forests, communities

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:24
With keen interest, I read today that Tom Vilsack, our secretary of agriculture, is worried about forest fires and what it does to the Forest Service’s budget [“The cost of fighting wildfires is sapping Forest Service budget,” Opinion, Aug. 5]. So am I. However, he presents no clear solution when one is desperately needed. More […]

Mayor De Blasio says bacteria outbreak has been contained

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:22

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a map showing the location in the Bronx borough of cooling towers, red triangles, and people, red dots, that were infected with Legionnaires' disease during a news conference to provide an update of the Legionnaires' disease outbreak, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in New York. Ten people have died and 101 have been sickened amid the largest outbreak of Legionnaires, disease in New York City's history. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — Five more buildings in the Bronx have tested positive for the bacteria that cause the potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease, though there is no sign that anyone has grown ill from the new sites, New York City officials said Saturday.


State won’t audit shoreline deal Navy got at half the $1.7M value

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:19
Auditor Jan Jutte says the state Department of Natural Resources had the authority to grant the shoreline lease. An independent appraisal valued the 50-year lease at $1.68 million, while the state accepted a $720,000 offer from the Navy.
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State won’t audit shoreline deal Navy got at half the $1.7M value

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:19
Auditor Jan Jutte says the state Department of Natural Resources had the authority to grant the shoreline lease. An independent appraisal valued the 50-year lease at $1.68 million, while the state accepted a $720,000 offer from the Navy.
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State won’t audit shoreline deal Navy got at half the $1.7M value

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:19
Auditor Jan Jutte says the state Department of Natural Resources had the authority to grant the shoreline lease. An independent appraisal valued the 50-year lease at $1.68 million, while the state accepted a $720,000 offer from the Navy.

Trump's rivals criticize comment about female moderator

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:07

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump's bombast continued to roil the Republican presidential race Saturday as several rivals criticized his treatment of a Fox News debate moderator. The organizer of a conservative political convention rescinded the businessman's prime-time speaking slot, angering those eager to hear from the businessman.


Israel’s security means ending its oppression of Palestinians

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:05
Take the Palestinian cause for freedom and justice to the international courts and pressure Israel to respect human rights.
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Israel’s security means ending its oppression of Palestinians

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:05
Take the Palestinian cause for freedom and justice to the international courts and pressure Israel to respect human rights.
Categories: Sports Center

Israel’s security means ending its oppression of Palestinians

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:05
Take the Palestinian cause for freedom and justice to the international courts and pressure Israel to respect human rights.

Run, Joe Biden, run! Hillary Clinton’s campaign is lackluster

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
There aren’t many people who think Vice President Joe Biden could be elected the next president. But he is said to be thinking about running because Hillary Clinton is conducting a terrible campaign and Biden’s beloved son Beau urged his father to run shortly before he heartbreakingly died of brain cancer. If Biden has the […]
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3 U.S. defeats: Vietnam, Iraq and now Iran

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
The purpose of war, military or economic, is to get your enemy to do something it would rather not do. Over the past several years, the United States and other Western powers have engaged in an economic, clandestine and political war against Iran to force it to give up its nuclear program. Over the course […]
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Run, Joe Biden, run! Hillary Clinton’s campaign is lackluster

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
There aren’t many people who think Vice President Joe Biden could be elected the next president. But he is said to be thinking about running because Hillary Clinton is conducting a terrible campaign and Biden’s beloved son Beau urged his father to run shortly before he heartbreakingly died of brain cancer. If Biden has the […]
Categories: Sports Center

3 U.S. defeats: Vietnam, Iraq and now Iran

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
The purpose of war, military or economic, is to get your enemy to do something it would rather not do. Over the past several years, the United States and other Western powers have engaged in an economic, clandestine and political war against Iran to force it to give up its nuclear program. Over the course […]
Categories: Sports Center

Run, Joe Biden, run! Hillary Clinton’s campaign is lackluster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
There aren’t many people who think Vice President Joe Biden could be elected the next president. But he is said to be thinking about running because Hillary Clinton is conducting a terrible campaign and Biden’s beloved son Beau urged his father to run shortly before he heartbreakingly died of brain cancer. If Biden has the […]

3 U.S. defeats: Vietnam, Iraq and now Iran

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:04
The purpose of war, military or economic, is to get your enemy to do something it would rather not do. Over the past several years, the United States and other Western powers have engaged in an economic, clandestine and political war against Iran to force it to give up its nuclear program. Over the course […]

It’s time to turn the two-party system into a three-party system

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:03
The hulking, wounded elephant in the room of American politics is the disgraceful, scandalous performance of the two political parties over the past 50 years. “Elephants” are truths that are obvious but too big, too established or too awkward to talk about. It’s easy to ignore them. We follow the parties like sports — sometimes […]
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Amazon angst: City should learn and prepare instead for next giant

NBA - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:03
Amazon is the symptom — not the cause — of growing pains that are causing angst in Seattle.
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It’s time to turn the two-party system into a three-party system

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/09/2015 - 07:03
The hulking, wounded elephant in the room of American politics is the disgraceful, scandalous performance of the two political parties over the past 50 years. “Elephants” are truths that are obvious but too big, too established or too awkward to talk about. It’s easy to ignore them. We follow the parties like sports — sometimes […]
Categories: Sports Center