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  1. Watson's trip to Heisman Trophy stage bumpier than 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 6 | Seattle Times

    In a Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson looks to pass during the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship NCAA college football gam against Virginia Tech, in Orlando, Fla. Watson acknowledges things have not been as free and easy at returning to the Heisman Trophy stage as it was getting there a year ago, when he finished third in the balloting.

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  2. 'Bring it:' Harry says Sydney to host 2018 Invictus GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Seattle Times

    He made the announcement in a video Saturday that also featured Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue promising the prince "you don't need to tell the Aussies to bring it, it's guaranteed." Harry was inspired to create the Paralympic-style sporting competition for injured and sick servicemen and women after his two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

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  3. Why is Facebook saying I'm dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Seattle Times

    On Friday, Facebook gave me that option by telling me that I was dead. Things got weirder when it also told me that most other people I knew were dead.

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  4. Trump rides chutzpah to victory in presidential raceRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Nearing the end of his long, improbable journey to victory in the presidential race, Donald Trump, the candidate of so much tumult and bluster, waxed nostalgic about how he got there. "I had great parents, great parents," Trump told the crowd at a rally in steamy Orlando, Florida.

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  5. Policy Prescriptions: Trump and Clinton on race and policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Hillary Clinton has a detailed plan on how to stop police brutality, especially when it comes to the killing of unarmed African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement. Donald Trump hasn't said much about the issue, other than that he's the "law-and-order" candidate and police officers are "the most mistreated people in the country."

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  6. Democrats, GOP think Trump could cost GOP House seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Clasping the $4,000 check that Orlando area real estate agents handed him, Rep. John Mica stood in the F&D Cantina restaurant and described his pathway to a 13th term in Congress. "We've got to get everybody out to vote," the Florida Republican told supporters last week.

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  7. As Dems seek House wins, Fla. lawmaker walks Trump tightropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Clasping the $4,000 check that Orlando area real estate agents handed him, Rep. John Mica stood in the F&D Cantina restaurant and described his pathway to a 13th term in Congress. "We've got to get everybody out to vote," the Florida Republican told supporters last week.

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  8. Pulse Nightclub gates open for unveiling of new memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The gates surrounding Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, have been open for the first time since the deadly June attack for the unveiling of a new memorial. Multiple news outlets report that hundreds of people gathered Thursday night as artists revealed the new mural at an event held behind the commemorative fence around the club.

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  9. 'Fun Home' kicks off US tour; 'something so true and deep'Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | Seattle Times

    In this June 7, 2015 file photo, Lisa Kron, left, and Jeanine Tesori pose with the award for best score for "Fun Home" in the press room at the 69th annual Tony Awards in New York. "Fun Home," the 2015 Tony-winning best musical, has begun its national tour as the first Broadway show with a lesbian protagonist, one who is dealing with a parent's suicide and her own sexuality.

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  10. Painful kidney stone? Roller-coaster ride may spell reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Just ask any one of the 300,000 Americans who, in any given year, develop kidney stones: What if the excruciating pain of passing one of those little devils could be prevented by strapping yourself into a make-believe runaway mine train, throwing your hands in the air and enduring G-forces as high as 2.5 for about three minutes? In a bit of medical research inspired by strange and remarkable patient accounts, a Michigan State University urologist reports that, yes, riding a medium-intensity roller coaster such as the Disney theme parks' Big Thunder Mountain Railroad can result in the painless passing of small, and even a few large, kidney stones.

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  11. For Golf Channel, Arnold Palmer coverage is personalRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Arnold Palmer still had a parking spot outside his old office at Golf Channel, the network he co-founded more than two decades ago. On Monday, hours after the golfing great died at age 87, the space was filled with flowers, candles and pictures as rain poured down on the makeshift memorial at the Orlando, Florida, headquarters.

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  12. SEC staggered, not out after some big hits opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The mighty Southeastern Conference has taken more hits than usual in the opening week of the college football season, raising questions about the SEC's status as the nation's premier conference. Red flags went up around the country after the SEC, which has won over 80 percent of its nonconference games since 2006, went just 6-5 against non-league opponents.

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  13. 5 Things to know about college football's opening weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The first weekend of the college football season is loaded. Here are five things to know as you prepare to immerse yourself in football.

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  14. 2 Orlando hospitals won't bill nightclub shooting victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Seattle Times

    The Orlando hospitals that treated dozens of people injured in the Pulse nightclub massacre are not billing survivors for out-of-pocket medical expenses. News outlets report Orlando Regional Medical Center, which treated most of the survivors of the June 12 attack, announced Wednesday that it would seek payment from other resources such as insurance plans and a victims' fund established by city officials.

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  15. What Congress did and didn't do so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Seattle Times

    Lawmakers exited Washington for a seven-week recess with several major accomplishments to highlight for voters - the first overhaul of rules for asbestos and other dangerous chemicals in 40 years, a rescue package for cash-strapped Puerto Rico - and plenty of unfinished business. Partisanship and election-year politics prevented Congress from fulfilling President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion emergency request to combat the mosquito-borne Zika virus, a plea made in February.

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  16. J.Lo, Spears, Blige part of a song for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    GLAAD and Interscope Records have joined forces to release a song featuring Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Mary J. Blige in tribute to the victims of last month's massacre in Orlando, Florida. "Hands" was released Wednesday on iTunes.

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  17. Dems, GOP seem on collision course over gun, terror billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | Seattle Times

    House Democrats and Republicans seem just as destined for an election-season clash over guns as they did before a Democratic sit-in on the chamber's floor ushered in lawmakers' July 4 recess two weeks ago. Nearly a month after the Orlando mass-shooting catapulted the issue back onto the nation's radar, the two parties were meeting separately Wednesday to map strategy.

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  18. A look at bloody attacks around the world this RamadanRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A series of attacks, most linked to the Islamic State group, has killed nearly 350 people in eight countries during the holy month of Ramadan. The attacks are widely seen as an attempt to distract from a string of battlefield losses suffered by the extremist group in Syria and Iraq, where the borders of its self-styled caliphate are shrinking.

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  19. Too dangerous to talk? Some cities explore 911 textingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Seattle Times

    With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. Justice, who would later be confirmed among the 49 people killed in last month's attack, was among several victims who texted relatives to call 911, fearing they would draw too much attention by making voice calls.

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  20. Gun shop cancels raffle of AR-15 rifle for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Seattle Times

    A suburban Chicago gun shop has canceled a raffle of a semi-automatic rifle to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Chicago Tribune reports Second Amendment Sports in McHenry, Illinois, called off the raffle following questions about whether it would be legal.

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