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Travel poll: Pick a favorite mileage program

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:00

Alaska, Southwest or Delta? Whose rewards program soars?
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Travel poll: Pick a favorite mileage program

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:00

Alaska, Southwest or Delta? Whose rewards program soars?
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Brazil health official confirm Zika spread via transfusion

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:17

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two people in southeastern Brazil contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, a municipal health official said Thursday, presenting a fresh challenge to efforts to contain the virus on top of the disclosure of a case of sexual transmission in the United States. The two unrelated cases in Brazil may […]
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Brazil health official confirm Zika spread via transfusion

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:17

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two people in southeastern Brazil contracted the Zika virus through blood transfusions, a municipal health official said Thursday, presenting a fresh challenge to efforts to contain the virus on top of the disclosure of a case of sexual transmission in the United States. The two unrelated cases in Brazil may […]
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London’s Calling: Friday is ‘International Clash Day’

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:04

It’s official (wink, wink): King County Executive Dow Constantine has declared Friday, Feb. 5 as “International Clash Day,” and to honor it KEXP will be programming 12 hours of music dedicated to the UK punk legends starting at 6 a.m. KEXP’s DJ John Richards started the idea back in 2013 when he determined that one […]
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London’s Calling: Friday is ‘International Clash Day’

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:04

It’s official (wink, wink): King County Executive Dow Constantine has declared Friday, Feb. 5 as “International Clash Day,” and to honor it KEXP will be programming 12 hours of music dedicated to the UK punk legends starting at 6 a.m. KEXP’s DJ John Richards started the idea back in 2013 when he determined that one […]
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Cosby case could hinge on 2 issues: deposition and accusers

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:04

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sexual assault case against Bill Cosby could hinge on two key issues: whether prosecutors can use his testimony from the related civil case, and whether other Cosby accusers can testify. A judge this week moved the case a step closer to trial when he rejected claims that the 78-year-old TV star […]
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Cosby case could hinge on 2 issues: deposition and accusers

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:04

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sexual assault case against Bill Cosby could hinge on two key issues: whether prosecutors can use his testimony from the related civil case, and whether other Cosby accusers can testify. A judge this week moved the case a step closer to trial when he rejected claims that the 78-year-old TV star […]
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Kelsey Plum, Huskies hoping to continue success against top-10 foes at home

WA Huskies - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:03

The 24th-ranked UW women's basketball team, which hosts No. 9 Oregon State on Friday night, has knocked off three top-10 teams at home in the past two years.
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Kelsey Plum, Huskies hoping to continue success against top-10 foes at home

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:03

The 24th-ranked UW women's basketball team, which hosts No. 9 Oregon State on Friday night, has knocked off three top-10 teams at home in the past two years.
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Kelsey Plum, Huskies hoping to continue success against top-10 foes at home

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:03

The 24th-ranked UW women's basketball team, which hosts No. 9 Oregon State on Friday night, has knocked off three top-10 teams at home in the past two years.
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Florida, vulnerable to Zika virus, gets ready for fight

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:03

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international travelers make it vulnerable to the Zika virus, but local governments here have a history of fighting off outbreaks before they become widespread. A crucial component has been aggressively urging people to dump or cover anything on their property that holds water […]
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Florida, vulnerable to Zika virus, gets ready for fight

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:03

MIAMI (AP) — Florida’s warm climate, year-round mosquitoes and revolving door of international travelers make it vulnerable to the Zika virus, but local governments here have a history of fighting off outbreaks before they become widespread. A crucial component has been aggressively urging people to dump or cover anything on their property that holds water […]
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LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:00

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn finished last year with better-than-expected financial results, but a weak forecast for 2016 is sending the company’s stock plunging more than 25 percent. The online professional networking service reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s estimates for the fourth quarter of 2015. But the company still reported a loss […]
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LinkedIn shares tumble on weak forecast for 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:00

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — LinkedIn finished last year with better-than-expected financial results, but a weak forecast for 2016 is sending the company’s stock plunging more than 25 percent. The online professional networking service reported earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street’s estimates for the fourth quarter of 2015. But the company still reported a loss […]
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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:53

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1. Officials in Marietta had created a social-media stir when they said Matt Hickey’s police dog, Ajax, had to be sold at auction because it was city property and could still work. Hickey and Ajax worked […]
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Retired Ohio police officer gets to buy K-9 partner for $1

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:53

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A recently retired Ohio police officer has been allowed to buy his K-9 partner for $1. Officials in Marietta had created a social-media stir when they said Matt Hickey’s police dog, Ajax, had to be sold at auction because it was city property and could still work. Hickey and Ajax worked […]
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Bothell biotech Oncogenex to cut 11 jobs

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:46

The small Bothell biotech company will cut a quarter of its workforce as part of a plan to reduce costs and stretch its available cash.
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Bothell biotech Oncogenex to cut 11 jobs

Seattle Seahawks - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:46

The small Bothell biotech company will cut a quarter of its workforce as part of a plan to reduce costs and stretch its available cash.
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How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

NBA - Fri, 02/05/2016 - 05:42

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks posted modest gains Thursday as investors await Friday’s closely watched jobs report, which could offer insight about the U.S. economy and help determine whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates again next month. On Thursday: The Dow Jones industrial average added 79.92 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,416.58. The […]
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