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4 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

House OKs bill to block Obama deportation relief

House Republicans have passed legislation to shut down a program by President Barack Obama granting deportation relief to immigrants brought here illegally as kids.

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8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Publicity stunt sit-ins, Council resolutions won't stop oil trains

A sight that won't be stopped by sit-ins and City Council resolutions: A coal train passes an oil train after tanker cars derailed in Magnolia this morning.

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12 hrs ago | The Bothell Reporter

Metro Transit shuttles to carry fans to Seafair hydros, air shows this weekend

Seafair fun takes off this week and Metro Transit has free shuttles to get fans to the hydro races and air shows.

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16 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle.

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16 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

West Seattle Friday: Music, Shakespeare, books, produce, more and Seafair

Denise Bradshaw shared that sunrise photo, as seen earlier this week from Seacrest, where the sun was right behind Seattle's tallest building.

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20 hrs ago | Bloomberg

A man walks toward a main entrance of Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Seattle 's rapidly growing downtown is luring billionaire John Pritzker's Commune Hotels & Resorts for a $104 million lodging and residential project, adding to a surge in development as employment and tourism climbs.

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Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow: Pacific Northwest Ballet One-stop tour for Seattle dancers

Pacific Northwest Ballet is going on tour next week, but with only one destination on its itinerary: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Times

Judge won’t free Russian accused of hacking Seattle-area businesses

A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam denied a motion Thursday to release a Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers inside hundreds of U.S. businesses, including eight Puget Sound-area restaurants.

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Boston.com

One Seattle Cop Really Hates Weed

Out of 83 pot-related tickets issued by the Seattle Police Department in the first half of 2014, 66 were issued by one man: Officer Randy Jokela.

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West Seattle Blog

Memorial on Saturday for Betty Lee Marks Broughton, 1929-2014

A memorial service is planned this Saturday morning for longtime West Seattleite Betty Broughton , who died Monday at age 85. Her family shares this remembrance: Her early childhood was spent on a 10,000-acre working family ranch in Townsend, Montana where both of her parents were born.

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Seattle

Graphic Designer Creating a Logo for Every One of Seattle's 400+ Parks

In 2012, then Seattle-based graphic designer Dave Battjes set a design challenge for himself to create a logo for every one of the more than 400 parks in the city of Seattle-at the ambitious rate of one a day.

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Bellingham Herald

Pot farmers in Washington driving bumpy road to market

The pistils, or white strands that mark the blooming of marijuana flowers, have turned amber, the color of money to the pot farmers inside a Seattle warehouse.

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Crosscut.com

Can a Socialist unseat the powerful Democratic Speaker of the House?

It may be an only-in-Seattle question. But Frank Chopp faces a Socialist Alternative challenger following Kshama Sawant's example.

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Seattle Times

Plan for performing-arts center in Bellevue bounces back

John Haynes, executive director of the unbuilt Tateuchi Center, sits in front of an illustration of the 2,000-seat theater proposed for downtown Bellevue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

House would block Obama from curbing deportations

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.

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Ballard News-Tribune

Ballard At Large: Out of Cadence

Last Wednesday night I carried a stack of newspapers up from the basement; the last 52 weeks of the Ballard News-Tribune/Westside Weekly.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Top names for new water taxis announced

The King County Ferry District announced last week the finalists in a contest to name two new water taxis.

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Bike Portland

Seattle's friendliest insurgent group visits Portland, eager for wisdom and dispensing their own

Phyllis Porter of Rainier Valley Greenways, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Executive Director Cathy Tuttle and Seattle City Councilor Sally Bagshaw on a visit to Portland Sunday.

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Newsday

Mackinac Island, Hudson Valley spa and more travel deals

In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.

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Seattle Weekly

Are People of Color Underrepresented in Our Juries?

At trial, King County prosecutors argued that Lovett Chambers fatally shot Michael Hood without provocation outside a West Seattle bar.

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