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Concepcion Picciotto Dies; Kept Vigil Behind White House for 3 Decades

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:19
Ms. Picciotto maintained a peace vigil in Lafayette Park for more than 30 years in what is considered the longest political protest in American history.









Washington State Patrol looking into marijuana breathalyzers - KEPR 19

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:13

KEPR 19

Washington State Patrol looking into marijuana breathalyzers
KEPR 19
Lt. Robert Sharpe, the impaired driving section commander, says they are mostly testing saliva detection Washington State Patrol will not adopt the breathalyzers unless they are completely accurate - meaning they don't produce false positives or negatives.

Clam digging on Washington coast drawing big crowds | Fishing report

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:13

Razor clam digging at Long Beach ended Wednesday, and state Fish and Wildlife shellfish managers are plotting out the next opportunities that could happen as soon as next week.
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Clam digging on Washington coast drawing big crowds | Fishing report

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:13

Razor clam digging at Long Beach ended Wednesday, and state Fish and Wildlife shellfish managers are plotting out the next opportunities that could happen as soon as next week.
Categories: Sports Center

Clam digging on Washington coast drawing big crowds | Fishing report

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:13

Razor clam digging at Long Beach ended Wednesday, and state Fish and Wildlife shellfish managers are plotting out the next opportunities that could happen as soon as next week.

Armed Oregon standoff continues despite arrests

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:13

Three protesters were arrested and 5 freed at a checkpoint outside the occupied refuge.

       

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson picked 1st in Pro Bowl Draft

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:12

WAHIAWA, Hawaii (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl Draft. Wilson was chosen Wednesday by Michael Irvin, who is serving as a Pro Bowl legend captain opposite fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Rice took New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning with his first […]
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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson picked 1st in Pro Bowl Draft

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:12

WAHIAWA, Hawaii (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl Draft. Wilson was chosen Wednesday by Michael Irvin, who is serving as a Pro Bowl legend captain opposite fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Rice took New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning with his first […]
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson picked 1st in Pro Bowl Draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:12

WAHIAWA, Hawaii (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been selected with the first pick in the Pro Bowl Draft. Wilson was chosen Wednesday by Michael Irvin, who is serving as a Pro Bowl legend captain opposite fellow Hall of Famer Jerry Rice. Rice took New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning with his first […]

On the Air

NBA - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:11

Thursday College basketball TV Radio 4 p.m. Men, Iowa at Maryland ESPN 4 p.m. Men, Notre Dame at Syracuse ESPN2 4 p.m. Men, Cincinnati at Connecticut ESPNU 4 p.m. Women, Notre Dame at Georgia Tech ROOT 4:30 p.m. Men, UAB at Western Kentucky FS1 6 p.m. Men, Santa Clara at Gonzaga ROOT 880 6 p.m. […]
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On the Air

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:11

Thursday College basketball TV Radio 4 p.m. Men, Iowa at Maryland ESPN 4 p.m. Men, Notre Dame at Syracuse ESPN2 4 p.m. Men, Cincinnati at Connecticut ESPNU 4 p.m. Women, Notre Dame at Georgia Tech ROOT 4:30 p.m. Men, UAB at Western Kentucky FS1 6 p.m. Men, Santa Clara at Gonzaga ROOT 880 6 p.m. […]
Categories: Sports Center

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:11

Thursday College basketball TV Radio 4 p.m. Men, Iowa at Maryland ESPN 4 p.m. Men, Notre Dame at Syracuse ESPN2 4 p.m. Men, Cincinnati at Connecticut ESPNU 4 p.m. Women, Notre Dame at Georgia Tech ROOT 4:30 p.m. Men, UAB at Western Kentucky FS1 6 p.m. Men, Santa Clara at Gonzaga ROOT 880 6 p.m. […]

Theranos Lab May Pose Threat to Patient Safety, Regulator Says

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:05
A federal regulator has given the blood-testing company 10 days to correct the problems, one of which it said posed a threat to patient safety.









2 killed at homeless encampment identified; wounded improve

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:05

Bicycles remain stacked against a support post for Interstate 5 above as crime scene tape surrounds the site of a shooting the night before at a homeless encampment, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Seattle. A homeless man and woman were killed and three other people were wounded when a shooting erupted at the homeless encampment known as 'The Jungle,' authorities said. The victims lived at the encampment where the attack occurred Tuesday evening and investigators "have reason to believe it was very targeted," Assistant Seattle Police Chief Bob Merner said. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)SEATTLE (AP) — A deadly shooting at a Seattle homeless encampment known as "The Jungle" was not prompted by malice against homeless people, the police chief said Wednesday.


Drug abuse fuels steep rise in hepatitis B in Appalachia, study shows

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:01

Three Appalachian states have seen a huge surge in the potentially-serious liver infection hepatitis B.

       

NASA's Day of Remembrance honors fallen astronauts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 09:00

The Challenger exploded on this date 30 years ago, killing all seven on board.

       

Iroegbu becoming 'pick your poison' player for WSU - Kitsap Sun

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:56

Kitsap Sun

Iroegbu becoming 'pick your poison' player for WSU
Kitsap Sun
Iroegbu's improvement from long range is remarkable — the result of offseason drilling with Washington State's graduate manager, Robert Johnson, who set lofty shooting goals for the Cougars guard. Sometimes Johnson would tell Iroegbu he had to make ...

Oregon protesters blamed for violence

BBC World News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:55
The armed occupiers of a wildlife reserve in Oregon were given the chance to avoid the violence that left one of them dead, say police.
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Texas executes man who fatally shot game warden in gunfight

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:54

Texas Department of Criminal Justice photo of Texas Death Row Inmate James FreemanTexas on Wednesday executed a man who led game wardens on a high-speed chase in 2007 before getting into a gun battle and fatally shooting one of them. James Freeman, 35, was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. after receiving a lethal injection at the state's death chamber in Huntsville, a prisons official said. The execution was the second in Texas this year and the 533rd in the state since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976.


Ammon Bundy asks holdouts at Oregon wildlife refuge to go home

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:54

Ammon Bundy asks holdouts at Oregon wildlife refuge to go homeThe attorney for the leader of an armed group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge says the man wants those remaining at the refuge to "please stand down" and go home.