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Mayor’s Office needs to clear the air over ethics lapse

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:05

An ethics lapse further fouls the air surrounding Seattle’s purchase of Pronto
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Mayor’s Office needs to clear the air over ethics lapse

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:05

An ethics lapse further fouls the air surrounding Seattle’s purchase of Pronto
Categories: Sports Center

Mayor’s Office needs to clear the air over ethics lapse

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:05

An ethics lapse further fouls the air surrounding Seattle’s purchase of Pronto

Senator Says He May Back Bill Exposing Saudis to 9/11 Lawsuits

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:05
Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, said he would drop his opposition to the bill if its sponsors agreed to changes seeking to protect American interests abroad.

Review: Feminism freezes over in ‘Hunstman’ sequel

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:04

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” is one of the more bizarre sequels in recent memory. If modern movies are going to strip every side story out of every superhero universe and beyond, fairy tales should be fair game too. But, it’s more than a little odd that the filmmakers here decided to follow up their feminist […]
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Review: Feminism freezes over in ‘Hunstman’ sequel

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:04

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” is one of the more bizarre sequels in recent memory. If modern movies are going to strip every side story out of every superhero universe and beyond, fairy tales should be fair game too. But, it’s more than a little odd that the filmmakers here decided to follow up their feminist […]
Categories: Sports Center

Review: Feminism freezes over in ‘Hunstman’ sequel

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:04

“The Huntsman: Winter’s War” is one of the more bizarre sequels in recent memory. If modern movies are going to strip every side story out of every superhero universe and beyond, fairy tales should be fair game too. But, it’s more than a little odd that the filmmakers here decided to follow up their feminist […]

Get engaged in Sound Transit 3 hearings: What are your biggest concerns?

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:03

Do you plan to attend any of the upcoming public meetings on Sound Transit 3?
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Get engaged in Sound Transit 3 hearings: What are your biggest concerns?

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:03

Do you plan to attend any of the upcoming public meetings on Sound Transit 3?
Categories: Sports Center

Get engaged in Sound Transit 3 hearings: What are your biggest concerns?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:03

Do you plan to attend any of the upcoming public meetings on Sound Transit 3?

Robber baron recessions

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

When Verizon workers went on strike last week, they were mainly protesting efforts to outsource work to low-wage, non-union contractors. But they were also angry about the company’s unwillingness to invest in its own business. In particular, Verizon has shown a remarkable lack of interest in expanding its Fios high-speed Internet network, despite strong demand. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Robber baron recessions

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

When Verizon workers went on strike last week, they were mainly protesting efforts to outsource work to low-wage, non-union contractors. But they were also angry about the company’s unwillingness to invest in its own business. In particular, Verizon has shown a remarkable lack of interest in expanding its Fios high-speed Internet network, despite strong demand. […]
Categories: Sports Center

Robber baron recessions

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

When Verizon workers went on strike last week, they were mainly protesting efforts to outsource work to low-wage, non-union contractors. But they were also angry about the company’s unwillingness to invest in its own business. In particular, Verizon has shown a remarkable lack of interest in expanding its Fios high-speed Internet network, despite strong demand. […]

Changes coming to U District should be embraced, not feared

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

More change is to come, and it should be quite different from what we’ve seen in South Lake Union precisely because of the collaborative, community-centered work done over the past four years.
Categories: Sports Center

Changes coming to U District should be embraced, not feared

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

More change is to come, and it should be quite different from what we’ve seen in South Lake Union precisely because of the collaborative, community-centered work done over the past four years.
Categories: Sports Center

Changes coming to U District should be embraced, not feared

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:01

More change is to come, and it should be quite different from what we’ve seen in South Lake Union precisely because of the collaborative, community-centered work done over the past four years.

Colorado lawmakers target edible pot in fruit, animal shapes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 08:00

FILE - This April 18, 2014, file photo shows edible marijuana products on display at a medical marijuana dispensary in Denver. Colorado's marijuana experiment is under threat by the very popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, so the pot industry is joining health officials and state regulators in studying the problem of consumers eating too much too quickly. Pot-infused lemon drops and other marijuana edibles that resemble fruits could be coming off Colorado shelves, the latest front in a battle by lawmakers to eradicate retail pot products that could appeal to kids. The bill up for its first hearing in the state House of Representatives on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, also would ban infused edibles shaped like animals or people. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)DENVER (AP) — Pot-infused lemon drops and other marijuana edibles that resemble fruits could be coming off Colorado shelves, the latest front in a battle by lawmakers to eradicate retail pot products that could appeal to kids.


F.B.I. Says It Needs Hackers to Keep Up With Tech Companies

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:59
Government officials and Apple representatives showed no sign of compromise in their battle over encryption and privacy, as they appeared before a congressional panel.

Religious group sues San Francisco over open-air urinal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:58

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, passengers who exited a San Francisco MUNI streetcar walk past an outdoor urinal across from Dolores Park in San Francisco. A religious organization is suing the city San Francisco to remove the open-air urinal it calls unsanitary and offensive to the senses from a popular park. The San Francisco Chinese Christian Union filed a civil complaint on Thursday, April 14, 2016, demanding the city remove the concrete circular urinal from the iconic Dolores Park. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A religious organization sued the city of San Francisco to remove an open-air urinal from a popular park that it calls unsanitary and indecent.


The Latest: Houston-area flooding death toll now at 7

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 07:56

A resident of a retirement and assisted living complex is helped by rescue personnel as the facility is evacuated due to rising floodwaters, Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Spring, Texas. Storms have dumped more than a foot of rain in the Houston area, flooding dozens of neighborhoods. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on heavy rains and flooding in the Houston area, plus other parts of Texas (all times local):