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Child-care programs at 7 Seattle schools told they may need to relocate

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:50

Before- and after-school programs at six Seattle elementary schools and one K-8 school will be affected by the displacements,
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NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:49

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday. The push comes as part of an ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country’s most populous city by 80 percent by 2050. De Blasio […]
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NYC mayor wants to boost solar power capacity five-fold

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:49

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase the solar power capacity of city-owned buildings five-fold from what it is now, mayoral aides said Wednesday. The push comes as part of an ambitious plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the country’s most populous city by 80 percent by 2050. De Blasio […]
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Seattle Sounders fall 2-1 to Vancouver Whitecaps in preseason opener

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:47

Whitecaps attacker Darren Mattocks scored two second-half goals as Vancouver defeated the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Wednesday night at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.
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Seattle Sounders fall 2-1 to Vancouver Whitecaps in preseason opener

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:47

Whitecaps attacker Darren Mattocks scored two second-half goals as Vancouver defeated the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Wednesday night at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., in the preseason opener for both teams.
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From the archives: Liberty Bank, Seattle’s first black-owned bank, opens in the Central District in 1968

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:43

A brief history of Washington state's first black-owned bank located in the Central District in Seattle.
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From the archives: Liberty Bank, Seattle’s first black-owned bank, opens in the Central District in 1968

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:43

A brief history of Washington state's first black-owned bank located in the Central District in Seattle.
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UN panel: Too often only half of aid money get to the needy

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:41

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel says too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid. Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commission’s vice president for budget and human resources, said the nine-member panel trying […]
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UN panel: Too often only half of aid money get to the needy

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:41

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel says too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid. Kristalina Georgieva, the European Commission’s vice president for budget and human resources, said the nine-member panel trying […]
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Social media: destroyer or creator?

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:07

Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the smoke cleared, most of these revolutions failed to build any sustainable new political order, in part […]
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Social media: destroyer or creator?

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:07

Over the last few years we’ve been treated to a number of “Facebook revolutions,” from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street to the squares of Istanbul, Kiev and Hong Kong, all fueled by social media. But once the smoke cleared, most of these revolutions failed to build any sustainable new political order, in part […]
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Improve ‘rape kit’ system, but ensure accountability of those monitoring it

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:06

If a glaring public-records flaw can be fixed, lawmakers should approve a new system for handling and tracking the testing of “rape kits.”
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Improve ‘rape kit’ system, but ensure accountability of those monitoring it

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:06

If a glaring public-records flaw can be fixed, lawmakers should approve a new system for handling and tracking the testing of “rape kits.”
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‘Hail, Caesar!’: Fun star turns in Coen brothers’ latest film

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:05

Review of “Hail, Caesar!”: The Coen brothers make a charming but loosely threaded comedy set in 1951 Hollywood. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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‘Hail, Caesar!’: Fun star turns in Coen brothers’ latest film

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:05

Review of “Hail, Caesar!”: The Coen brothers make a charming but loosely threaded comedy set in 1951 Hollywood. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.
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Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability

NBA - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:01

Cash-buyers in Seattle’s red-hot housing market are more often than not large investors whose first order of business is to hike up rents.
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Wall Street’s impact on Seattle’s housing affordability

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/04/2016 - 09:01

Cash-buyers in Seattle’s red-hot housing market are more often than not large investors whose first order of business is to hike up rents.
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