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1 hr ago | Federal Way Mirror

Elected leaders, hopefuls mull college at Weyerhaeuser site in Federal Way

Local politicians and hopefuls are already thinking about locating a university at the Weyerhaeuser campus in Federal Way, just days after the business announced it would relocate its headquarters to Seattle in 2016.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, King County, WA, Central Washington University

4 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

Washington State University takes on Rutgers University in football

Rutgers fans and players parents Jerry and Josephine Cioffi of Springfield whose son is Rutgers Scarlet Knights defensive back Anthony Cioffi and Doug and Donna Muller whose son is Rutgers Scarlet Knights offensive linesman Chris Muller are seen outside the stadium as Washington State University takes on Rutgers University at Century Link Field in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rutgers University

6 hrs ago | North Kitsap Herald

Newly appointed program director at OC will lead climate study

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Environmental Policy Troy Abel and his research team were recently awarded a $545,000 National Science Foundation grant that will allow the team to conduct a three-year study on state and local climate-risk governance.

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Related Topix: Western Washington University, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, University of Kansas

9 hrs ago | LiveScience

No Picnic Safe: Smart Bears Use Tools

Despite their reputation as wily "pic-a-nic basket" nappers, it's brute force - not cleverness - that gets bears into coolers and trash bins.

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11 hrs ago | KOMO News

Oops! WSU academic planner features picture of UW campus

Officials at Washington State University are still trying to find out how a picture of the rival University of Washington campus ended up on the cover of the WSU student planner.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

15 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

ACLU says WSU medical clinic will be limited by Catholic teachings - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The participation of Providence Health Care in a clinic planned for Washington State University Spokane's campus could prevent patients from obtaining birth control or other reproductive services, according to the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Related Topix: ACLU, Spokane, WA, Activism, WSU Spokane

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Rare study material provided by Washington State University flu outbreak

Five years ago this month, one of the first U.S. outbreaks of the H1N1 virus swept through the Washington State University campus, striking some 2,000 people.

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Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

In rat model, exposure to toxins makes great granddaughters more susceptible to stress

Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals , found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, but new research shows that females with ancestral exposure to EDC may show especially adverse reactions to stress .

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Auction of Washington Wines raises $1.8 million for charity

The Auction of Washington Wines gala events were held August 14th -16th, centered at the grounds of Chateau Ste.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Washington

The Waterland Blog

Highline College joins 'Make it in Washington' to help state manufacturers

Highline College has joined a partnership of state organizations on an initiative to help state manufacturers "Make it in Washington."

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Related Topix: Washington, Shoreline, WA

The Spokesman-Review

WSU Planner Cover Feats UW Building

Students at Washington State University did a double-take when they received their free student planners from The Bookie this week.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Oops! WSU academic planners feature UW image

PULLMAM, Wash. -- An embarrassing mistake to Washington State University's academic planners caught school officials by surprise as classes began.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Portland Tribune

Study shows how Portland trees curb asthma, other respiratory disease

Portland's tree canopy removes enough nitrogen dioxide from the air to save society $6.6 million a year, based on avoided health care costs and the value of missed school and work days, according to a study by Portland State University researchers.

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Related Topix: Portland State University, Environment, Science

The Spokesman-Review

City Hall Scoop: Lilac Queen as Councilwoman

Steve Salvatori was a fiscal conservative from California. Karen Stratton is a political unknown and lifelong Spokanite.

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Related Topix: Eastern Washington University

Seattle Times

A country doctor in Idaho, a history of captured orcas

New books by Seattle-area authors: a grandson's story of his country-doctor grandfather in Idaho, poems translated by Red Pine, Olympia poet Dean Olsen's latest and a history of Puget Sound orcas captured for commercial purposes.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Arts, Poetry

WebCPA

Perkins & Co Adds Two Shareholders

Elder joined Perkins & Co in 1998 and is a leader of the firm's Employee benefit plan audit practice group, where she is instrumental in the growth and development of the niche.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Pension, Personal Finance, State University, AR

Mon Aug 25, 2014

EurekAlert!

WSU flu outbreak provides rare study material

PULLMAN, Wash.-Five years ago this month, one of the first U.S. outbreaks of the H1N1 virus swept through the Washington State University campus, striking some 2,000 people.

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Related Topix: Pullman, WA, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Intoxicated half-naked man breaks into female's apartment in Pullman

A former Washington State University student faces charges of felony burglary, three counts of assault, resisting arrest and malicious mischief.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Exposure to toxins makes great granddaughters more susceptible to stress

Scientists have known that toxic effects of substances known as endocrine disrupting chemicals , found in both natural and human-made materials, can pass from one generation to the next, but new research shows that females with ancestral exposure to EDC may show especially adverse reactions to stress.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Genetics, Medicine

Seattle Times

Best bang for your college buck? UW ranks 6th

A wide range of institutions and publications will be rolling out national - in some cases, international - college and university rankings in the coming weeks.

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Related Topix: University of Washington

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