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Who are these outlaw bikers?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 08:03
Count me among those mystified over the biker gang melee in Waco, Texas — a shootout that left nine dead. Why are these guys committing grown-up violence over the seemingly adolescent concern of who belongs to their group and who doesn’t? Who are they? For answers, I consulted James F. Quinn, a University of North […]
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Government hunters prepare to kill salmon-eating birds

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:58
Government hunters have begun scouting an island at the mouth of the Columbia River as they prepare to shoot thousands of hungry seabirds to stop them from eating baby salmon. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Diana Fredlund said hunters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services agency went to a small uninhabited island […]
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Government hunters prepare to kill salmon-eating birds

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:58
Government hunters have begun scouting an island at the mouth of the Columbia River as they prepare to shoot thousands of hungry seabirds to stop them from eating baby salmon. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokeswoman Diana Fredlund said hunters from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services agency went to a small uninhabited island […]
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Amazon reportedly set to debut Etsy rival dubbed Handmade

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:55
According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has approached Etsy sellers to join its new market for “handcrafted goods.”
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Amazon reportedly set to debut Etsy rival dubbed Handmade

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:55
According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon has approached Etsy sellers to join its new market for “handcrafted goods.”
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NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:33
Teacher strike Dems bend to union Editor, The Times: Though officially unaffiliated with any political party, I almost always find myself in the company of Democrats. However, one very major gripe I have with many state Democrats is their blind and often misguided support of the Washington Education Association, the state’s large teachers union [“Students, […]
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Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:33
Teacher strike Dems bend to union Editor, The Times: Though officially unaffiliated with any political party, I almost always find myself in the company of Democrats. However, one very major gripe I have with many state Democrats is their blind and often misguided support of the Washington Education Association, the state’s large teachers union [“Students, […]
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Six reasons to reject state transportation packages

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:22
The state should invest in repairing aging roads and bridges before building new ones.
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Six reasons to reject state transportation packages

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:22
The state should invest in repairing aging roads and bridges before building new ones.
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North Cascades National Park car-camping fees increase

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:19
It’s fee-increase season at America’s national parks, and campground fees at the North Cascades National Park complex are the latest announced rate hike. Car camping at Colonial Creek, Newhalem Creek, and Goodell Creek campgrounds will increase to $16 per night beginning Saturday, May 23.  Previous nightly fees were $10 at Goodell Creek and $12 at […]
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North Cascades National Park car-camping fees increase

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:19
It’s fee-increase season at America’s national parks, and campground fees at the North Cascades National Park complex are the latest announced rate hike. Car camping at Colonial Creek, Newhalem Creek, and Goodell Creek campgrounds will increase to $16 per night beginning Saturday, May 23.  Previous nightly fees were $10 at Goodell Creek and $12 at […]
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Thursday’s prep lacrosse results

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:06
Joe Bethke had four goals and four assists as Bellevue defeated Kamiak 14-5 to advance to the Division I state tournament semifinals.
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Thursday’s prep lacrosse results

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:06
Joe Bethke had four goals and four assists as Bellevue defeated Kamiak 14-5 to advance to the Division I state tournament semifinals.
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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:04
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. In a statement, the channel said it was “deeply saddened and troubled by […]
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TLC pulls Duggar family series amid misconduct reports

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:04
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — TLC pulled the reality series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile. In a statement, the channel said it was “deeply saddened and troubled by […]
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Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:03
DETROIT (AP) — A “very raw draft” of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan’s archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says. The typewritten memoir, tentatively titled “Confessions of a One-Man Band,” was among the materials in eight boxes the Ann Arbor school recently purchased from Croatian filmmaker Oja Kodar, […]
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Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:03
DETROIT (AP) — A “very raw draft” of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan’s archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says. The typewritten memoir, tentatively titled “Confessions of a One-Man Band,” was among the materials in eight boxes the Ann Arbor school recently purchased from Croatian filmmaker Oja Kodar, […]
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Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:02
BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ruled out, said Diane Richardson, a spokeswoman with the […]
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Woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 07:02
BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing Friday, and authorities say she may have been there for hours, or even since the day before. There were no obvious signs of foul play, but it has not been ruled out, said Diane Richardson, a spokeswoman with the […]
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Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King

NBA - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 06:53
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 300 people were lined up Friday when doors opened for the viewing of blues legend B.B. King. First through the door was Larry Montano, 61, who had staked out his spot in line more than five hours earlier. “B.B. King has been an inspiration and blues idol to me […]
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