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2 hrs ago | Voices

Sharon Huff

Accomplished on-camera and theatre performer and teacher as well. V/O training at Voicemedia and VoiceOne B.A and M.A. in Drama from University of Washington and San Francisco State University, Theatre Ensemble Program, Dell Arte School, Home Studio- can deliver clean edited voice tracks using high quality mic and audacity software.


Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

6 hrs ago | KOMO News

Accused 'Felony Lane Gang' leader wanted in Washington

A gang of Florida-based identity thieves known as the "Felony Lane Gang" is now targeting victims in the Pacific Northwest, and police are desperate to find the gang's leader.


Related Topix: Ronald, WA, Gig Harbor, WA, Issaquah, WA

10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 decreases among pregnant women in the Pacific Northwest

In a study that included approximately 15,000 pregnant women, seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 decreased substantially between 1989 and 2010 while there was no overall decrease for HSV type 1, but a slight increase among black women, according to a study in the August 20 issue of JAMA.


13 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Hooking up to getting hitched: Yes, it can happen

Purposely ambiguous and definitely provocative, the term "hookup" has gotten plenty of attention from researchers analyzing this sexual behavior that can range from kissing to sexual intercourse.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Denver, University of Virginia, Deer Harbor, WA

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post


Three former executives - all of them among the world's richest men - and their spouses have all contributed more than $1.1 million Washington state to adopt universal background checks for all gun sales.


Related Topix: Bill Gates, US Politics, US News

18 hrs ago | LiveScience

Like a Virgin: Chaste Men Sexually Confused After Marriage

Men who make virginity pledges get strong social support to abstain from sex before the wedding night, but that backing disappears soon after they tie the knot, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Wedding, The River, Christian Music

20 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Personal, Public Costs Of Scientific Misconduct...

Much has been assumed about the private and public damage of scientific misconduct .


Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

Yesterday | Clarksville Online

NASA's Kepler and Spitzer Space Telescopes' data used to...

Barely 30 years ago, the only planets astronomers had found were located right here in our own solar system.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Astronomy, Science, NASA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

International Business Times

HIV Breakthrough: Tampon With An Anti-HIV Drug For Women

Researchers from the University of Washington came up with a new product, which is similar to that of a tampon and contains an anti-HIV drugs to help protect against HIV.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

University of Washington ranked among world's top 20 schools

Starting out the list is University College London. Photo: Multiple 15. University of Washington.



StopInfo for OneBusAway app makes buses more usable for blind riders

It's a daily routine for many transit riders in the Seattle area: Pull out your smartphone, check the OneBusAway app, then decide whether you need to sprint to the bus stop or can afford that last sip of coffee.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Snoqualmie Valley Record

Valley Girls' Choir hosts welcome picnic Tuesday

The Snoqualmie Valley Girls' Choir hosts a picnic meet-and-greet, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, at E.J. Roberts Park in North Bend.


Related Topix: North Bend, WA, Snoqualmie, WA, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Entertainment

Men battle sexual temptations even after marriage

Even after they tie the knot and pledge not to cheat and observe sexual abstinence outside marriage, men, it turns out, often struggle with sexual temptations.


Related Topix: Wedding, Human Sexuality

Snow cover on Arctic sea ice has thinned significantly: NASA

Washington, Aug 18 : In an alarming revelation, NASA has confirmed that the snow on sea ice in the Arctic has thinned significantly in the last 50 years - by about a third in the western hemisphere and by half near Alaska.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Pasadena, CA

Northwest Asian Weekly

UW thanks its donors

University of Washington's President's Club held a reception on July 29 to thank its donors.


Los Angeles Times

A record number of out-of-state students brings windfall for UC system

Vandan Kasar of Bellevue, Wash., says she has no regrets about choosing UCLA over the University of Washington and other colleges.


Related Topix: California, UC Berkeley, UC San Diego, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seattle Times

UW program aims to diversify the conservation workforce

Viraj Sikand, a Brown University sophomore in environmental science, gives his final presentation for the Conservation Scholars program Thursday.


Related Topix: Brown University, Knox College, African-American, Science, Ecology, Quinault, WA

The News Tribune

Milton hires Jefferson County sheriff as police chief

Jefferson County Sheriff Anthony Hernandez had previously announced he wouldn't run to be reelected to that position, and was hired Saturday as Milton police chief, the city said.


Related Topix: Jefferson County, WA, Chapman University


'Stand-up economist,' illustrator take comic book look at climate change

Seattle's Dr. Yoram Bauman is probably best known for clarifying the intricacies of economics with doses of humor as "the world's first and only stand-up economist."


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Chemistry, Science, Opinion


Dissolvable 'Tampon' to Protect Against HIV

Researchers have developed a dissolvable tampon-like product that can carry substantial loads of medicine and could offer fast-acting HIV protection.