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‘Splinter the Silence’: Longtime friends track a crime

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Scottish crime fiction writer Val McDermid’s “Splinter the Silence,” two longtime friends confront personal issues of addiction as they track a cyber bully who may be harassing opponents of sex trafficking. .
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‘The Cabaret of Plants’: plant mysteries, down the millennia

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

In “The Cabaret of Plants,” prolific writer and naturalist Richard Mabey writes about the many mysterious ways plants interact with their environments.
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‘Criminals’: Unpredictable love stories go the distance

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Seattle author Valerie Trueblood’s new story collection, “Criminals: Love Stories,” focuses on what happens when inexplicable attractions and romantic impulses have their way. Trueblood reads Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
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‘The Portable Veblen’: two lovers, one observant squirrel

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Elizabeth McKenzie’s irresistible new novel, “The Portable Veblen,” is the story of two lovers, their dysfunctional families and a very handsome squirrel. McKenzie reads Jan. 28 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
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‘Splinter the Silence’: Longtime friends track a crime

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Scottish crime fiction writer Val McDermid’s “Splinter the Silence,” two longtime friends confront personal issues of addiction as they track a cyber bully who may be harassing opponents of sex trafficking. .
Categories: Sports Center

‘The Cabaret of Plants’: plant mysteries, down the millennia

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

In “The Cabaret of Plants,” prolific writer and naturalist Richard Mabey writes about the many mysterious ways plants interact with their environments.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Criminals’: Unpredictable love stories go the distance

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Seattle author Valerie Trueblood’s new story collection, “Criminals: Love Stories,” focuses on what happens when inexplicable attractions and romantic impulses have their way. Trueblood reads Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
Categories: Sports Center

‘The Portable Veblen’: two lovers, one observant squirrel

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Elizabeth McKenzie’s irresistible new novel, “The Portable Veblen,” is the story of two lovers, their dysfunctional families and a very handsome squirrel. McKenzie reads Jan. 28 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
Categories: Sports Center

‘Splinter the Silence’: Longtime friends track a crime

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Scottish crime fiction writer Val McDermid’s “Splinter the Silence,” two longtime friends confront personal issues of addiction as they track a cyber bully who may be harassing opponents of sex trafficking. .

‘The Cabaret of Plants’: plant mysteries, down the millennia

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

In “The Cabaret of Plants,” prolific writer and naturalist Richard Mabey writes about the many mysterious ways plants interact with their environments.

‘Criminals’: Unpredictable love stories go the distance

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Seattle author Valerie Trueblood’s new story collection, “Criminals: Love Stories,” focuses on what happens when inexplicable attractions and romantic impulses have their way. Trueblood reads Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.

‘The Portable Veblen’: two lovers, one observant squirrel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 22:00

Elizabeth McKenzie’s irresistible new novel, “The Portable Veblen,” is the story of two lovers, their dysfunctional families and a very handsome squirrel. McKenzie reads Jan. 28 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.

Academy diversity pledges welcomed

BBC World News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:56
Pledges made to address the lack of diversity in the organisation behind the Oscars are welcomed by Don Cheadle, Matt Damon and others.
Categories: BBC World News

Sleds, ATVs take over Art Museum steps during Philadelphia blizzard

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:37

Sleds, ATVs take over Art Museum steps during Philadelphia blizzardIt's a city tradition not to be missed by hundreds sledding down the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.


High tide could cause more flooding at Jersey shore

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:33

High tide causing more flooding at Jersey shoreThe full effects of the Blizzard of 2016 are being felt up and down the New Jersey shoreline.


Serena-Sharapova rivalry comes again to Australian Open

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:17

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams says she doesn’t remember much about the first time she played Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open. It was 11 years ago, after all, way back in 2005. But she does remember the outcome. “I was down a match point. I remember hitting it as hard as I could,” […]
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Serena-Sharapova rivalry comes again to Australian Open

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:17

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams says she doesn’t remember much about the first time she played Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open. It was 11 years ago, after all, way back in 2005. But she does remember the outcome. “I was down a match point. I remember hitting it as hard as I could,” […]
Categories: Sports Center

Serena-Sharapova rivalry comes again to Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:17

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams says she doesn’t remember much about the first time she played Maria Sharapova at the Australian Open. It was 11 years ago, after all, way back in 2005. But she does remember the outcome. “I was down a match point. I remember hitting it as hard as I could,” […]

Vietnam PM nominated to panel in key move to seek leadership

NBA - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister have nominated him for a key Communist Party panel, a necessary step to contesting the post of the party chief, in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country. Delegates at a Communist Party congress nominated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the […]
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Vietnam PM nominated to panel in key move to seek leadership

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/24/2016 - 21:15

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Supporters of Vietnam’s prime minister have nominated him for a key Communist Party panel, a necessary step to contesting the post of the party chief, in a last-minute maneuver to secure the top job in the country. Delegates at a Communist Party congress nominated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the […]
Categories: Sports Center