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Bellingham puppeteer invents $35 3D-printed prosthetic hand

Puppeteer, special effects artist and inventor, Ivan Owen is now working with students at the University of Washington Bothell campus on 3-D printing and how it can be used for other applications in the medical field.

Q13FOX.COM

Pioneer Square's Pizzeria Gabbiano: Run, don't walk

Bethany Clement writes, "My friend Ben made it to Pizzeria Gabbiano before I did, and words failed him when he was trying to describe it; his eyes just rolled back in his head, and he emitted a guttural moan. Later, he texted expletives about it."

THE STRANGER

Earth could house as many as 13 billion humans by 2100

"A new statistical projection concludes that the world population is unlikely to level off during the 21st century, leaving the planet to deal with as many as 13 billion human inhabitants—4 billion of those in Africa—by 2100."

SCIENCE MAGAZINE

Carla Korbes, at 33, announces Pacific Northwest Ballet retirement

"A principal dancer at Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle and well known in New York as a former soloist with New York City Ballet, Ms. Körbes announced on Thursday that she would retire from Pacific Northwest on June 7, at the end of the 2014-15 season."

NEW YORK TIMES

Unarmed intruder made it through White House doors

According to the Secret Service, "Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, was arrested just inside the doors and taken to George Washington University Hospital after complaining of chest pains, said Ed Donovan, a Secret Service spokesman."

NEW YORK TIMES

Man fatally shot in Denny Triangle

"A 24-year-old man was fatally shot in a gunfight early Saturday in Seattle’s Denny Triangle."

SEATTLE TIMES

Japan rejects international commission's call on whaling halt

Japan said it will ignore a request for a specific plan and resume whaling on its own in the Southern Hemisphere.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Biden planning a visit for Cantwell event

The vice president's visit will include one of his first public appearances here since President Obama hit the ceiling over remarks he made in front of the press shortly before the two men took office.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Paparazzi stage multiple takes of iPhone buyers leaving London store

Cameramen photographing two early purchasers of the iPhone 6 at a store in the U.K. requested several reshoots of their elated exit.

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Will Alibaba take over here like it did in China?

Its size and partnership with Chinese suppliers are assets, but it will have to build a U.S. audience from scratch.

WASHINGTON POST

Tim Egan: Death of a cyclist in Seattle

Even as commuting in cities changes, it's still an act of faith to get on a bike.

NEW YORK TIMES

How Seattle's bus service could expand with November vote

A better financial picture at Metro Transit could allow Seattle to do more than just preserve its existing service with money from a proposal on the city's general election ballot.

KIRO-TV

Many Obama supporters feel he's lost direction

A new survey shows he is slipping among Hispanics, women and youth — groups that have been critical to his elections.

WASHINGTON POST

Value of used iPhones rising as new ones hit market

In many cases, the value could cover the full cost of one of the new iPhone 6 models.

OREGONLIVE

Larry Ellison drops CEO role at Oracle

He will become chairman and chief technology officer, but the move signals more changing of the guard at top U.S. tech firms.

BLOOMBERG.COM

Is your pet's bowl half-full? Study finds some dogs are optimists

New research finds that some dogs are optimists, while others are pessimists.  

WASHINGTON POST

Navy is routinely looking at computers across entire states, court says

An appeals court overturned a child pornography conviction that grew out of the practice.

SEATTLE TIMES

County Council's Reagan Dunn pleads guilty to DUI

He revealed his plea to The Seattle Times in an interview and told the paper he had first sought alcohol abuse treatment in 2011.

SEATTLE TIMES

How National Parks tried to control lone reporter's coverage of chalet move

Kitsap Sun reporter Tristan Baurick: "When I set out to cover the effort to save Olympic National Park’s Enchanted Valley Chalet last week, I thought the toughest part would be the 13-mile hike. Worse, I found after six hours on the trail, was a bizarre blockade on press freedom – the likes of which I’d never experienced outside a military base or murder scene."

KITSAP SUN (BREMERTON)

How does a writer help create more 'nerds of color'?

Writer Jervey Trevalon talks about identity, teaching and organizing literary events with an eye toward engaging young people.

HIGH COUNTRY NEWS

More job cuts at Microsoft

According to Bloomberg, Microsoft will "roll out" another round of job cuts tomorrow, in addition to the 18,000 "reductions" that occurred in July.

BLOOMBERG.COM

The state of Seattle streets

"A new Seattle Department of Transportation report has found that about 36 percent of the city's 1,574 lane miles of arterial streets were in some stage of poor condition last year - and 10.2 percent of those heavily trafficked streets were in 'seriously poor or failed condition.'"

SEATTLE WEEKLY

House votes approval for Obama's Middle East military strategy

The Senate is expected to add its support on Thursday.

WASHINGTON POST

What are the consequences of coal dust?

EarthFix is on a mission to find out.

EARTHFIX

Republicans are gaining in national polling

Voters say they trust the Republicans more on national security, terrorism and the economy.

NEW YORK TIMES

Who should shape education?

According to Sandra Stotsky, people like Bill Gates are having more and more of a say in decisions about education. Is this okay?

KUOW-FM

Earthquake hits Puget Sound region

Early on Wednesday, a 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered around the town of Seabeck. According to MyNorthwest.com, the shaking was felt all over the Puget Sound — from Everett to Olympia.

MY NORTHWEST

Cantwell to NFL: Your tax-exempt status is on the line

Like most pro sports leagues, the National Football League, caught in controversies over domestic abuse and its refusal to drop the racial slur in one of its major team's nicknames, operates as a non-profit. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell will introduce legislation to change that. 

SEATTLEPI.COM

Huskies, Cougars are going to war over medical school

A major public relations battle is shaping up over WSU's plan for a new medical school.

HERALD (EVERETT)

Boeing wins big share of NASA space capsule contract

In a major step for Boeing's space operations, the company and SpaceX will build capsules to take astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Seattle skies: The effects of Monday's 'smoke front'

Fires from Oregon and California measurably degraded visibility -- and air quality.

CLIFF MASS WEATHER BLOG

William Kristol: U.S. leadership is about more than rallying a coalition

Obama is leaving out the most important part of combatting terror: U.S. action.

WEEKLY STANDARD

Roger Cohen: The great unraveling (now occurring on a planet near you)

Ebola, Putin, beheadings: Will we wake up before it's too late?

NEW YORK TIMES

Shipwrecks, ramming incident kill up to 750 refugees on Mediterranean

Authorities believe that human traffickers rammed one of the ships, which was carrying perhaps 500 refugees.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

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