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How adulthood happens

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
Every society has its rites of passage, marking the transition from youth to adulthood. Most of these rites of passage are ritualized and structured, with adult supervision and celebration. But the major rite of passage in our society is unritualized, unstructured and unnamed. Most of the people in the middle of it don’t even know […]
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Seriously bad ideas rule our world

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
OXFORD, England — One thing we’ve learned in the years since the financial crisis is that seriously bad ideas — by which I mean bad ideas that appeal to the prejudices of Very Serious People — have remarkable staying power. No matter how much contrary evidence comes in, no matter how often and how badly […]
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Federal lands don’t belong to the states

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
The federal government owns large chunks of the West. It owns 65 percent of Utah, 69 percent of Alaska and 83 percent of Nevada. Some Westerners see unfairness in that. They should not. Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska recently slipped an item into a nonbinding budget resolution, calling on the federal government to […]
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How adulthood happens

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
Every society has its rites of passage, marking the transition from youth to adulthood. Most of these rites of passage are ritualized and structured, with adult supervision and celebration. But the major rite of passage in our society is unritualized, unstructured and unnamed. Most of the people in the middle of it don’t even know […]
Categories: Sports Center

Seriously bad ideas rule our world

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
OXFORD, England — One thing we’ve learned in the years since the financial crisis is that seriously bad ideas — by which I mean bad ideas that appeal to the prejudices of Very Serious People — have remarkable staying power. No matter how much contrary evidence comes in, no matter how often and how badly […]

Federal lands don’t belong to the states

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
The federal government owns large chunks of the West. It owns 65 percent of Utah, 69 percent of Alaska and 83 percent of Nevada. Some Westerners see unfairness in that. They should not. Republican U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska recently slipped an item into a nonbinding budget resolution, calling on the federal government to […]

How adulthood happens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 07:04
Every society has its rites of passage, marking the transition from youth to adulthood. Most of these rites of passage are ritualized and structured, with adult supervision and celebration. But the major rite of passage in our society is unritualized, unstructured and unnamed. Most of the people in the middle of it don’t even know […]

7 hospitalized following battle at Cheltenham high-rise

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:56

8 hospitalized following battle at Cheltenham high-riseSeven people were hospitalized following a fire inside a high rise apartment building in Cheltenham's Wyncote section Saturday afternoon.


Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquarters

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:54

Suspect killed after attack on Dallas police headquartersA man planted pipe bombs outside of Dallas' police headquarters early Saturday before opening fire on the building and officers who tried to stop him, spraying the building and a squad car with bullets during a wild street battle but injuring no one.


2 dead in apparent murder-suicide after standoff in Port Richmond

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:50

2 dead in apparent murder-suicide after standoff in Port RichmondPhiladelphia Police say a man who opened fire on officers Saturday afternoon, leading to a standoff in Port Richmond, killed someone before ultimately taking his own life.


NAACP leader to speak Monday; parents say she lied on race

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:44

FILE- In this March 2, 2015 file photo, Rachel Dolezal, president of the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, poses for a photo in her Spokane, Wash. home. Dolezal is facing questions about whether she lied about her racial identity, with her family saying she is white but has portrayed herself as black, Friday, June 12, 2015. (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review via AP, File) COEUR D'ALENE PRESS OUTSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal says she will speak about the furor over racial identity sparked after her parents said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years, but she is actually white.


Pope Francis to Explore Climate’s Effect on World’s Poor

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:40
When Francis releases his first major teaching letter on the theme of the environment and poverty, he may redefine a secular topic as a matter of morality.







Cleveland policeman 'distraught' after Tamir Rice shooting, report says

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:30
A Cleveland police officer who last year fatally shot a 12-year-old boy who was holding a toy replica gun told investigators he had no choice but to open fire, according to a report released on Saturday. Timothy Loehmann, a rookie officer who shot Tamir Rice in November, said he was "very distraught" after realizing how young the boy was and that he was clutching a replica firearm that fires plastic pellets, an officer who responded to the shooting told investigators. The case is one of a nationwide series of deadly encounters between black males and police officers that have raised an outcry over the use of lethal force by U.S. law enforcement.

Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]
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Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]
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Giant purple sea slugs slime San Francisco Bay Area beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:26
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — A giant purple blob from the sea — a slug — is invading East Bay beaches and waterways this summer, and some experts say it may be caused by warmer temperatures near coastal waters. These California sea hares are harmless plant eaters. But their big size and unusual abundance this year […]

England Women 2-1 Mexico Women

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:24
England beat Mexico at the Women's World Cup to put themselves in a strong position to reach the last 16.
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Arrested man dies in police cell

BBC World News - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:18
A 25-year-old man arrested on suspicion of domestic violence in Luton has died in his cell, say police.
Categories: BBC World News

Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

NBA - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 1-7 was 12,443 pikeminnow for 1,539 anglers for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with 24 tags recovered compared to May 25-31 was 13,938 pikeminnow for 1,706 […]
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Latest Columbia River northern pikeminnow reward catch program data

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 06:08
Here is the latest update of the season on the Northern Pikeminnow Sport Reward Fishery Program happening on the Columbia River. The harvest total from June 1-7 was 12,443 pikeminnow for 1,539 anglers for a catch average of 8.1 fish per angler with 24 tags recovered compared to May 25-31 was 13,938 pikeminnow for 1,706 […]
Categories: Sports Center