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  1. California winemaker Peter Mondavi fought to control wineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Seattle Times

    As a boy, Peter Mondavi got his start in the California wine business by nailing boxes for his father's grape-shipping business. In the decades that followed, he became a Napa Valley innovator as he battled his more famous brother Robert Mondavi for control of his family's Charles Krug Winery.


  2. Peter Mondavi, Napa Valley wine pioneer, has died at 101Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Peter Mondavi, a Napa Valley wine country innovator who led his family's Charles Krug Winery through more than a half-century of change, has died. He was 101.


  3. Apple's fight with FBI could have worldwide reverberationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Seattle Times

    It's a battle that on its face appears to pit one of the biggest tech companies in the U.S. against the country's most powerful law-enforcement agency. But the outcome of Apple's standoff with the federal government over encryption could reverberate across the world, giving authoritarian governments reason to expand surveillance and challenging the U.S. tech industry's ability to compete globally, technology experts and lawmakers say.


  4. Feds: pipe corrosion led to Santa Barbara coast oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Seattle Times

    External corrosion on an oil pipeline was the root cause of a leak that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast in May, federal regulators reported. The spill occurred after pumps on the Plains All American Pipeline were shut down and restarted, sending a larger volume of oil surging through the 2-foot-wide pipe at higher pressure, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said in preliminary findings.


  5. Introducing the UW Huskies' newest recruits on defense: National Signing DayRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Seattle Times

    As expected, the Huskies signed 17 recruits for their 2016 class on Wednesday. A look at the eight players on defense, plus punter Van Soderberg: Four-star recruit named the Dallas Morning News' All-Area Defensive Player of the Year in 2015 also named the District 6-6A Defensive MVP, first-team All-Collin County and honorable mention all-state helped Allen to a 14-1 record and the semifinals of the Class 6A Division I playoffs team was ranked No.


  6. Dismembered foot found at California transit stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Officials believe a dismembered foot found at a Berkeley, California, transit station belongs to a woman who fell on the tracks last month. KNTV in San Jose reports the foot was found Monday morning at the Bay Area Rapid Transit station.


  7. Silicon Valley investors to bankroll artificial-intelligence centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Seattle Times

    Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk delivers a conference Dec. 2 at the Sorbonne in Paris as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. Called OpenAI, the project has the long-range goal of creating an "artificial general intelligence," a machine that can perform any intellectual task a human being can.


  8. Laws struggle to keep up as hoverboards' popularity soarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Seattle Times

    They are this year's must-have holiday item, coveted by children and adults alike. Retailers are promoting them heavily online and on catalog covers, and they are an increasingly common sight on streets across America.


  9. Some Chinese would rather die than be crematedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The funeral-reform policy first surfaced in a swirl of rumors and, later, through a terse bulletin posted outside the local government office. Wu, a rice farmer, was one of at least seven elderly Anqing residents who reportedly hastened their deaths or committed suicide in the spring of last year in reaction to the unconventional approach that local government officials took to implementing long-standing national guidelines on funerals.


  10. Fact check: Pipeline's actual impact on environment, economy under debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The fight over the Keystone XL pipeline had all the elements of a classic Washington scrap: protests, political ads and lobbyists on retainer. What was sometimes missing in the seven-year struggle, energy analysts say, was an accurate accounting of the project's impact on the environment or the economy, the twin issues that drove the debate.


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