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2 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

WSU Tri-Cities to offer course on Hanford history

A history course at Washington State University Tri-Cities is being overhauled with a local focus to better engage a growing freshman student body.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

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

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

16 hrs ago | Science Daily

Crucial step in DNA repair identified by researchers

A crucial step in DNA repair that could lead to targeted gene therapy for hereditary diseases such as 'children of the moon' and a common form of colon cancer has been found by scientists.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Clallam, WSU to consider pact to develop youth ropes course in Port Angeles area

A low ropes adventure course will encourage youth to take healthy risks while building confidence and self-esteem, a Clallam County prevention specialist said Monday.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Clallam County, WA, Education Etc.

Yesterday | Business Journal

WSU to name building after Keith Jackson

Washington State University said it plans to name one of its broadcast after alumnus and ABC-TV sportscaster Keith Jackson .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Students move into WSU residence halls during WOW 'Week of Welcome'

With the fall semester about to start, this week is the Week of Welcome at WSU. Over 3,000 students moved into Washington State University's 17 residence halls over the weekend.

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Business Journal

WSU to name building after Keith Jackson

Washington State University said it plans to name one of its broadcast after alumnus and ABC-TV sportscaster Keith Jackson .

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Business beat - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

McCarron has 20 years of experience in the administrative field, including six years of experience in accounting.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Eye on Clallam: Port Angeles council eyes cost of utilities

The Port Angeles City Council will consider changes in the way utility customers pay when they meet Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Clallam County, WA, Sequim, WA, Carlsborg, WA

Sat Aug 16, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Cougs Move on Campus in Pullman

The Washington State University campus is teeming with Cougs, even though classes won't begin until later this month.

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Related Topix: Moses Lake, WA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Pullman move-in date

Saturday August 16th is Washington State University's official move in date for Freshmen.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Pi Kappa Phi, Fraternities, Spokane Valley, WA, Valley, WA

Bainbridge Island Review

Lois Paski, beloved former Bainbridge teacher, passes away

Born in Nebraska, Paski moved with her family to Washington when she was only 4 years old.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, Ilwaco, WA, Bothell, WA

The Macon Telegraph

WSU naming broadcast building Keith Jackson Hall

Jackson was the first play-by-play announcer on Monday Night Football and fixture on ABC's Wide World of Sports.

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Related Topix: Monday Night Football, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Scientific American

Disinfectant Causes Reproductive Problems in Mice

Mice exposed to disinfectants in commercial-grade cleaning products took longer to get pregnant, had fewer pups and suffered more miscarriages and distressed fetuses The little-known chemicals, called quaternary ammonium compounds, or quats, are common ingredients of cleaners used by hospitals, restaurants and food processing plants.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Newswise

Common Household Chemicals Responsible for Reproductive Declines in Mice

Virginia Tech researchers who were using a disinfectant when handling mice have discovered that two active ingredients in it cause declines in mouse reproduction.

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Related Topix: Blacksburg, VA

Criminal Report Daily

Tattoo Battery Powered by Sweat

Most people would agree that fossil fuels simply need to go. They're the cause of pollution, wars and climate change.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chemistry, Science

South County Spotlight

Dick Hannah helps high school sophmore

MacKenzie Ferguson, a 16-year-old sophomore at Fort Vancouver High School, was this year's winner of Strive2Drive academic initiative sponsored by Dick Hannah Dealership.

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Related Topix: Vancouver, WA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Trooper kicked out of Autzen Stadium sues Eugene

A state trooper who was kicked out of Autzen Stadium during Oregon's football game against Washington State University last October is suing the officer who ejected him and the city of Eugene for $400,000.

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Related Topix: Eugene, OR

Voice of America

Scientists Sequence Smallest Genome Ever with Antarctic Fly

Scientists have just sequenced the genome of a fly native to Antarctica, the coldest, driest and windiest place on the planet, a finding that may lead to a wider understanding of how these bugs evolved to cope with the environment.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

EurekAlert!

WSU researcher sees survival story in Antarctic fly's small genome

Washington State University genome scientist Joanna Kelley has sequenced the genome of the Antarctic midge and found it's the smallest insect genome yet.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Pullman, WA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

HeraldNet

Feds grant $150,000 to study Stilly valley economy

Economic Alliance Snohomish County , a private economic development group, is leading the effort in partnership with the county, Washington State University and the cities of Arlington and Darrington.

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

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