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1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

Becky Isenhart and Kristian Peterson

Ken & Marsha Isenhart announce the engagement of their daughter, Becky Isenhart, to Kristian Peterson.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, University of Florida

5 hrs ago | The Island Packet

Mormons discuss Book of Abraham translation

The article suggests God may have helped Smith, who never claimed to speak the language it was in, to understand what was in the scrolls.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion

5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Mormon Church Essay Departs From Past Views of Joseph Smith's Book of Abraham

The Book of Abraham is inspired scripture and probably not a literal translation from ancient Egyptian scrolls by Mormon founder Joseph Smith, the Utah-based church said in a new essay .

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Meditative, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago | Radio Ink

Simons Joins KXL Portland

Joe Simons becomes the afternoon news co-anchor for the Alpha station joining Val Stouffer weekdays 4p-7p.

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Related Topix: Palouse, WA, University of Idaho

10 hrs ago | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Mark A. Sluder

Mark was born Nov. 28, 1991, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Tripler Army Medical Center, Texas, Texas A&M University

17 hrs ago | HeraldNet

In Our View/Avoiding a higher-ed cold war: WSU med school: No case yet

For years, a higher-ed Cold War pitted the University of Washington against Washington State University.

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Related Topix: Washington, University of Washington, Spokane, WA, Olympia, WA, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Kennewick native joins TV series

The 2001 Kennewick High grad recently joined the cast in the Cinemax TV series Banshee as a teenage gang member.

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Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Theater, Arts

Seattle Times

Study: Fewer pesticides, more antioxidants in organic crops

Adding fuel to the debates over the merits of organic food, a comprehensive review of earlier studies found substantially higher levels of antioxidants and lower levels of pesticides in organic fruits, vegetables and grains compared with conventionally grown produce.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition

Fri Jul 11, 2014

EurekAlert!

Major study documents nutritional and food safety benefits of organic farming

Washington State University research professor Chuck Benbrook helped design and conduct a major study showing organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Organic Food, Pullman, WA, Vegetables, Fruits

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Lecture at WSU focus how farmers, land-grant institutions play major role feeding the world

As the world's population continues to climb, growing enough food to feed everyone becomes more and more difficult.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, University of Idaho

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Olympian

People news: Landau Associates hires three for Olympia office

He has a master of science and bachelor of science in civil engineering from Washington State University.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA

The Georgia Straight

BPA link to gene changes raises breast cancer tie-in

New research suggests that the chemical BPA changes how genes function in the mammary glands of rats exposed in their mother's womb, leaving them more vulnerable to breast cancer later in life.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Tufts University, Genetics

Green Car Congress

Researchers devise gasoline-fueled SOFC with high power density; potential for vehicles

Researchers from Washington State University and Kyung Hee University in Korea have fabricated a solid oxide fuel cell with a novel mixed conductivity MoO2-based anode that is fueled by direct feeding of premium gasoline without external reforming.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Mark A. Sluder

Mark was born Nov. 28, 1991, at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Tripler Army Medical Center, Texas, Texas A&M University

Tue Jul 08, 2014

HON

Study Targets Causes of Birth Defects

New research rules out a leading theory on why older women are at greater risk for having a miscarriage or a child with birth defects.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Master Gardener gets Sultan added to county garden tour

Master Gardener Kay George credits the natural beauty of her home's setting near the confluence of the Skykomish and Wallace Rivers for helping get her garden included in this year's Snohomish County Master Gardener Foundation Summer Garden Tours.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Sultan, WA, Skykomish, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Life, Food, Recipes

EurekAlert!

Elsevier Announces the launch of open access journal: New Negatives in Plant Science

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information, is pleased to announce the launch of an open access, online-only journal: New Negatives in Plant Science .

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

HeraldNet

'A way to give back'

Hannah Hoffman had just returned to Pullman after spring break when she saw the first headlines pop up on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Snohomish, WA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

With Gene Disorders, The Mother's Age Matters, Not the Egg's

We women are all too aware that as we get older the risk of having a baby with genetic disorders goes up.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

EurekAlert!

Why 'whispers' among bees sometimes evolve into 'shouts'

Let's say you're a bee and you've spotted a new and particularly lucrative source of nectar and pollen.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, UC San Diego

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