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  1. 92 percent of students prefer physical books to e-readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KIII

    ... books that make use of actual ink printed on a physical page. A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets. A ...

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  2. Balducci: Senate's action on Peterson must be reversedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kirkland Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci, who represents Kirkland, released this statement on the firing of State Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson on Saturday: "Having served on the Sound Transit board, I witnessed firsthand the passion, dedication, and skill that made Lynn Peterson the world class leader that she is. She deserves to keep working for the people of Washington.

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  3. Partisan Olympia makes moves to address 405 tolling issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Bellevue Reporter

    Washington State Sen. Andy Hill (R-Kirkland) is the lead sponsor of a bill looking to repeal the tolling between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. , and it has garnered the support of other local politicians seeing the outrage of their constituents, including Sens. ...

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  4. Patricia M. Nixon | Kirkland obituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kirkland Reporter

    Patricia M. "Pat" Nixon, mother of Kirkland city council member Toby Nixon, passed away Feb. 1 after a long illness. She was 80. Born in Hackensack, New Jersey, she had most recently lived in an adult family home in Bellevue, but previously lived in Kirkland for 16 years, on the Big Island of Hawaii for 20 years, and in California, Connecticut, Arizona, New Jersey and many other places in the U.S. At various times she worked as a keypunch operator, miniature golf course operator, long-haul truck driver, New York City taxi driver, school bus driver, Hawaii tour guide and tour-bus driver, fast food restaurant manager, church custodian, security guard, cat rescue owner and stay-at-home mom.

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  5. City's plan for fire response is wrong for north Kirkland | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kirkland Reporter

    I read with interest in last week's Kirkland Reporter, that the Kirkland City Council has once again decided to forge forward in spite of adverse logic and reason. They have apparently approved the acquisition of land for the new Finn Hill Fire Station 24 at the bottom of the 132nd street hill.

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  6. Providence finishes strong with two wins | Prep girls basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kirkland Reporter

    The brand new girls' basketball team at Providence Classical Christian School in Kirkland beat the Skykomish Lady Rockets 43-13 on Jan. 25 and blasted the Lummi Nation Lady Blackhawks 40-18 three days later. "It was the best game of the season," said Providence Coach Lindsey Elliott, celebrating her birthday with hugs and high fives on the night of the Skykomish win.

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  7. Instead of chocolates, Motorola offers promotions for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KIII

    A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets.

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  8. London wants Google's driverless carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TrustedReviews

    ... stin, Texas. It was recently announced that Google would be taking its tests to the more challenging environment of Kirkland, Washington, but that's nothing compared to a drizzly London at rush hour.

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  9. Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Automotive News

    Alphabet Inc. said its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Wash., later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View, Calif., where it is based, and it expanded testing to Austin, Texas, last summer.

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  10. The Java browser plugin will die later this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | KIII

    A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets.

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  11. Google Self-Driving Cars May Motor To LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | InformationWeek

    ... Google announced it was expanding its testing plans stateside by bringing their automated Lexus RX450h SUVs to Kirkland, Washington. "After self-driving 1.4 million miles, we're ready to give our cars more experience driving new environments, ...

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  12. I-405 lane and ramp closures between Kirkland and Bothell Sunday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Kenmore Reporter

    Drivers on Interstate 405 between Kirkland and Bothell should prepare for possible delays Sunday evening, Feb. 7, to Monday morning, Feb. 8. Contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will close several lanes and ramps on I-405 between Northeast 70th Place in Kirkland and State Route 522 in Bothell. These closures are needed to complete permanent striping for the I-405 Bellevue to Lynnwood Widening and Express Toll Lanes project .

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  13. Injured Panthers linebacker playing in the Super Bowl with 3D-printed arm braceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KIII

    A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets.

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  14. Google's driverless cars are going to LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Digital Trends

    ... and the vehicles have been tested thus far in the streets of Mountain View, California; Austin, Texas; and soon, Kirkland, Washington. "It's going to have to work in big cities, so why don't we start trialling it now?" asked Isabel Dedring, the ...

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  15. Redmond movie theater evacuated after bomb threat found inRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... is "no reason to believe" the bomb threat is related to the recent threatening notes left at schools in Redmond and Kirkland.

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  16. Google could begin trials of driverless cars in LondonRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | ITV

    ... - where Google is based - and Austin, Texas, but it was recently announced that testing will be carried out in Kirkland, Washington, to allow more examination of how the vehicles perform in wet weather. Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin said ...

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  17. Google to Start Testing Autonomous Vehicles in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | CNet News

    Google's fleet of modified Lexus SUVs equipped with autonomous vehicle technologies could soon become a familiar sight in Kirkland, Wash. The company has been given the green light to test its self-driving vehicles in the state - which has now become the third in the country to do so.

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  18. UK Could Host Google Driverless Car TrialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | LBC 97.3

    ... them into other countries." Trials in Mountain View, California, and Austin, Texas, are already being extended to Kirkland, Washington, to see how the vehicles perform in the wet. The technology will "profoundly change the way we travel within ...

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  19. This Week: Iowa And New Hampshire? What About Us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    How come America isn't mocking Washington state as unrepresentative and irrelevant? Also, why do people of color favor Hillary Clinton? A pilotless car self-drives around Kirkland, is that our future? And what is the lesson of the shooting in the Jungle? Bill Radke interprets this week's news with former King County Executive Ron Sims, lawyer and activist Gyasi Ross, and Seattle Times editorial writer Jonathan Martin.

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  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A Google self-driving car is set to begin testing in Kirkland, Washington, a suburb of Seattle. City officials lobbied hard to get Google to put some autonomous vehicles on its streets.

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