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Pregnant woman shot and killed in Olney; baby dies

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:31

Pregnant woman shot and killed in Olney; baby diesA pregnant woman and her baby are dead and the woman's fiance is hospitalized in critical condition after a gunman opened fire in Olney.


At this local festival, Washington cheese stands alone

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:31
Some of the purveyors featured at the Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival are local household names like Beecher’s in Seattle, or well-known by aficionados, like Kurtwood Farms on Vashon Island.

Man shot at Second and Yesler; 2 suspects sought

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:31
Update at 12:17 p.m.: Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole called this morning's shooting "tragic."

Prosecutors will not seek death penalty in hot-car death of Georgia toddler

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:29
By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Georgia man indicted for murder after leaving his 22-month-old son strapped in a hot car for seven hours in June, the local district attorney announced Wednesday. The case against Justin Ross Harris, 33, has riveted the United States, with authorities saying that he exchanged explicit photos with women online as his son was dying. Harris' defense attorney has called his son's death a horrible accident. ...

Cargill in deforestation pledge

BBC World News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:29
Agricultural firm Cargill announces plans to root out deforestation as firms from around the globe convene as part of the United Nation's climate summit in New York.
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E.P.A. Unveils Second Phase of Plan to Reverse Great Lakes Damage

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:27
The latest phase of the Environmental Protection Agency’s initiative includes plans to clean up contaminated rivers and harbors and attack poisonous algae blooms.

NYC transportation plan may not be funded for years: official

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:25

A man waits for the subway at the Times Square stop in New YorkBy Edward Krudy NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority passed a 5-year investment program with a $15.2 billion shortfall on Wednesday, and its chief executive said it may take years before the agency secures full funding. While the first few years of the $32 billion plan would be fully funded, it would cast doubt over out years at a time when the MTA is already facing the prospect of delays to existing projects and growing demands on its aging infrastructure. ...


Seattle judge dismisses every pot ticket for first seven months of year

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:24
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Seattle judge on Wednesday dismissed every citation for public marijuana use written in the first seven months of this year after city officials said the tickets were disproportionately handed out to black men. Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes had also sought the dismissal of the 100 citations issued from January to the end of July because more than half were given out by a single officer who apparently opposed marijuana legalization. ...

Woman gets jail in tattoo of girl who spent night

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:23
A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to four months to two years in jail for helping the man she lived with tattoo a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl who spent the night at their home.

NY City mayor says son takes phone to school, recommits to lifting ban

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:23
By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's teenage son, who helped his father's election campaign with a sentimental commercial, may now be influencing his dad to move forward with a new policy for cellphone use in the city's public schools. While de Blasio ran for mayor on a promise to allow students to carry cell phones to school, after parents complained of not being able to reach their children and of kids scrambling to find places to store their phones, the policy remains in place almost nine months after he took office. ...

Lawsuit: Inmate not allowed to worship Satan

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:22
A state prison inmate says New Mexico correction officials aren't allowing him to practice his religion and properly worship Satan behind bars.

NYPD probes treatment of pregnant woman

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:22
New York City police are investigating an altercation between officers and a pregnant woman that was captured on amateur video, officials said Wednesday.

Video: UW offensive lineman Dexter Charles previews matchup with No. 16 Stanford

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
UW left guard Dexter Charles on Saturday's matchup against Stanford:
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UW offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith: Huskies need to be in 'attack mode' against Stanford

WA Huskies - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 05:01
(on Cyler Miles) He’s continued to improve. I think understand and command is there in regards to seeing the coverages and all I think. I think sometimes he needs to pull the trigger and trust himself. He is a guy that sees the defense well, and if continues to study like he’s done and p
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