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3 hrs ago | KLEW-TV Lewiston

The War of 1812 Society members help celebrate Earth Day at WSU Arboretum

Today is Earth Day, which is a perfect time to recognize the importance of trees and their role in protecting the planet.

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13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers tackle 'virtually ignored' psychological study of spite

Washington State University psychology professor David Marcus has measured spitefulness with a test similar to those used for other personality traits.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Family, Kids, Oakland University

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

Friends holding 5K to support Olympia High grad injured in WSU intramural softball game

A picture of the McCauley family of Olympia being used to promote a May 4 5K race to raise support for Kellen McCauley.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA, Medicine, Surgery

RedOrbit

Rainbow Trout Genome Sequenced By International...

Using fish bred at Washington State University, an international team of researchers has mapped the genetic profile of the rainbow trout , a versatile salmonid whose relatively recent genetic history opens a window into how vertebrates evolve.

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Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW-Milwaukee gets interim chancellor, Michael Lovell's exit moved up

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, Marquette University, Idaho State University, Central Washington University

KLEW-TV Lewiston

"Save Zoe Underground" petition circulates to keep coffeehouse that's facing eviction

It's no secret many college kids love their coffee. When one Washington State University student found out her favorite coffee shop was facing eviction, she took action immediately.

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IndyMedia

Videos: Coal Trains and Tar Sands - Impacts on The Pacific Northwest. Two Video Lectures

Two lectures filmed at WSU on the impact of the proposed oil and coal terminals and the transporting of carbon products through the Northwest to Asia: "4.10.14 Climate impacts of the proposed fossil fuel export facilities in the Pacific NW" "2.6.14 Tar Sands Threats to the Northwest WSU Lecture by professor Ian Urquhart" Video 1 ================== ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA, WSU Vancouver

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Port Orchard

Maxwell joins Kitsap Bank

Kitsap Bank announced that Steve Maxwell has joined their executive management team as executive vice president and chief lending officer.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, King County, WA, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

KEPR CBS 19

30 tons of crimson lifted 90 feet in the air

The Coug spirit reached a new height on Monday: the control room for the new engineering lab tower at WSU Tri-Cities was lifted into place.

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Related Topix: WSU Tri-Cities

KVAL-TV Eugene

Lottery set this week for marijuana retail licenses in Wash.

A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington, Washington Government, Healthcare Law, Law

BioSpace

Outgoing People Happier Regardless Of Culture, Washington State University Study

Outgoing Behavior Makes For Happier Humans PULLMAN, Wash. - Happy is as happy does, apparently-for human beings all over the world.

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Related Topix: Pullman, WA, Psychology, Science, Wake Forest University

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Extroverts happier regardless of culture

Researchers looked at mood and behavior among college students in the United States, China, Japan, the Philippines and Venezuela.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Bellingham Herald

Lottery week for pot retail licenses in Washington

The state Liquor Control Board set up a lottery system using an accounting firm and Washington State University's Social and Economic Sciences Research Center.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Times Recorder

Soil workshop set for end of month

On April 28 and 29, Hans Kok will be in Zanesville to share his knowledge and experiences though the Soil -- It's Alive program.

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Related Topix: Zanesville, OH, Agriculture, Science, University of Idaho

Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Growlers to be in air this Friday over Whidbey Island . . . and other items

The sounds of prowlers and growlers will fill the air from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on Friday.

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Related Topix: Coupeville, WA, Port Townsend, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Columbian

In Our View: Cheers & Jeers

Cheers: Necessity, they say, is the mother of invention, but it also might be the mother of a new medical school in Washington.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, University of Washington, Spokane, WA, Clark County, WA, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Hazardous materials training course planned in Richland

The Eastern Washington Chapter Academy of Certified Hazardous Managers will hold a three-day training course to build or refresh expertise in regulations and information related to the life cycle of hazardous materials.

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Related Topix: WSU Tri-Cities

Drugs.com

Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds

FRIDAY April 18, 2014, 2014 -- Being outgoing makes you happier no matter where you live, a new international study says.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Washington Senator John McCoy wants to get rid of K-12 standardized testing

Washington Senator John McCoy is asking K-12 educators to focus less on standardized testing, and more on creating "Problem Solvers."

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Undocumented students must submit WSU financial aid request by May 1

Undocumented students have until May 1 to submit a state financial aid application to Washington State University to qualify for financial help.

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