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Our unwillingness to fix infrastructure will cost us dearly

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:05
The other day I took the Northeast regional Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York City, got out and took the next train back. I spent $146 to see just how bumpy the tracks on the publicly funded rail system are (very). And I wanted to think about the eight people who died and […]
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Egypt’s Sisi is fueling discontent

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:04
If you were looking for an Egyptian who could help his country fulfill the lost promise of the Arab Spring — some day — you couldn’t do better than Emad Shahin, an internationally renowned and liberal scholar who studies political Islam. So why was this mild-mannered academic sentenced to death in absentia Saturday in a […]
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Egypt’s Sisi is fueling discontent

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:04
If you were looking for an Egyptian who could help his country fulfill the lost promise of the Arab Spring — some day — you couldn’t do better than Emad Shahin, an internationally renowned and liberal scholar who studies political Islam. So why was this mild-mannered academic sentenced to death in absentia Saturday in a […]
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Council needs to take a hard look at Seattle transportation proposal

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:03
Before putting Seattle’s $930 million transportation proposal on the fall ballot, the City Council should thoroughly discuss what’s planned and how it would affect traffic congestion.
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Council needs to take a hard look at Seattle transportation proposal

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:03
Before putting Seattle’s $930 million transportation proposal on the fall ballot, the City Council should thoroughly discuss what’s planned and how it would affect traffic congestion.
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In mountain climbing, as in life, preparation trumps optimism

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:01
Successfully summiting a mountain, as in life, means preparation.
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In mountain climbing, as in life, preparation trumps optimism

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:01
Successfully summiting a mountain, as in life, means preparation.
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Photos of the Day: May 23, 2015

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:00
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Photos of the Day: May 23, 2015

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 07:00
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Why the Fernando Rodney Experience was surprisingly routine on Saturday

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:56
When Fernando Rodney jogged into the game from the bullpen of the Rogers Centre — hat askew, the constant look of calm disinterest on his face — manager Lloyd McClendon wasn’t worried. And Rodney went on to pitch a 1-2-3 inning to preserve Seattle’s 3-2 win on Saturday.
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Why the Fernando Rodney Experience was surprisingly routine on Saturday

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:56
When Fernando Rodney jogged into the game from the bullpen of the Rogers Centre — hat askew, the constant look of calm disinterest on his face — manager Lloyd McClendon wasn’t worried. And Rodney went on to pitch a 1-2-3 inning to preserve Seattle’s 3-2 win on Saturday.
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Lawyer moves rights of chimps into the courtroom

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:24
This week, attorney Steven Wise will argue that two of his clients — chimps Leo and Hercules, being used for research at Stony Brook University in Long Island — have fundamental rights that protect them from being held captive.
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Lawyer moves rights of chimps into the courtroom

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:24
This week, attorney Steven Wise will argue that two of his clients — chimps Leo and Hercules, being used for research at Stony Brook University in Long Island — have fundamental rights that protect them from being held captive.
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Tree-planting project puts the ‘oak’ back in Oakland

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:15
The history of oak trees in Oakland runs deep, starting with the acorn harvests of Ohlone Indians.
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Tree-planting project puts the ‘oak’ back in Oakland

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:15
The history of oak trees in Oakland runs deep, starting with the acorn harvests of Ohlone Indians.
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Mike Banner: He’s climbed Mount Rainier every summer for 50 years

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:09
North Bend’s Mike Banner, at 67, is preparing for his 51st annual ascent of Mount Rainier.
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Mike Banner: He’s climbed Mount Rainier every summer for 50 years

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:09
North Bend’s Mike Banner, at 67, is preparing for his 51st annual ascent of Mount Rainier.
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Willie Bloomquist’s big hit helps Mariners eke out a 3-2 win over Blue Jays

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:06
James Paxton settles down after a shaky first inning and Willie Bloomquist drives in two runs with a two-out double to help the Mariners win their second straight in Toronto, 3-2.
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Willie Bloomquist’s big hit helps Mariners eke out a 3-2 win over Blue Jays

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 06:06
James Paxton settles down after a shaky first inning and Willie Bloomquist drives in two runs with a two-out double to help the Mariners win their second straight in Toronto, 3-2.
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Car drives into 3 at Sasquatch festival; 1 serious injury

NBA - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 05:55
A car drove into three people Saturday morning at the Sasquatch Music Festival campground at the Gorge Amphitheatre, seriously injuring one person. The Grant County Sheriff is questioning the driver.
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