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The Joan Didion story: Crowd funding sought for documentary
A nephew hopes to tell the tale of one of America's most esteemed writers.
21 cities pass legislation restricting feeding the homeless
Since January 2013, 21 American cities have passed legislation placing restrictions on where people can feed the homeless.
University of North Carolina staff steered athletes to fake classes
A report found that for nearly two decades two employees ran a "shadow curriculum" of hundreds of fake classes which never met so that many U.N.C. athletes routinely received A's and B's.
Canadian MPs say sergeant at arms saved them from shooter
A former Mountie, 58-year-old Kevin Vickers, is hailed as a national hero in an apparent terror attack.
Should the poor be allowed to vote?
Voter-ID laws are part of a hoary American tradition that tells those who aren't economically independent that they aren't able to make a reasoned political choice.
Nurse who contracted Ebola is virus-free
A Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola from Liberian national Thomas Duncan is virus-free, her mother told ABC News.
8 writers race to test transportation options
Eight writers from The Stranger raced across town during rush hour using eight different modes of transportation.
Drugs that delay puberty for transgender teens
Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.
CrossFit is a cult: Why its defenders are so defensive
Several outlets have questioned its culture and safety, but more worrisome is its proponents' response to criticism.
Michigan to ban Tesla sales
Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder signed a law yesterday banning manufacturers from direct sales of their automobiles.
Seattle's best-paid employee sues over treatment
Following a fire department scandal, James Woodbury claims he was wronged by Seattle Fire Chief Greg Dean and has filed a lawsuit.
Gunmen on the loose in Ottawa
At least two gunmen are terrifying citizens of the Canadian capital.
Redfin buys WalkScore
The online real estate concern has acquired the 10-person Seattle company (WalkScore) that ranks millions of places around the country on their walkability, bikeability and proximity to public transit, schools, coffee shops, etc.
Westneat: We're a world class city - for traffic jams
His pet rheory about Seattle: ". . . for all the carping about the terrible traffic around here, the reason we never do anything about it is that it isn’t terrible enough."
Ben Bradlee dies at 93
The legendary Washington Post editor oversaw the coverage of the Watergate scandal, which brought down President Nixon, but he had made the paper a more serious news institution from his first days on the job.
North Korea releases one U.S. prisoner, keeps Lynnwood man
Kenneth Bae, one of the two remaining American prisoners, is fighting serious health issues.
Slade Gorton takes aim at Clint Didier's 'weird and extreme' views
A new TV ad uses Didier's own words against him.
House Republicans aren't worrying about Hispanic votes
"There’s a simple reason that congressional Republicans are willing to risk alienating Hispanics: They don’t need their votes, at least not this year."
Ties that bind millennials and their parents
Research says there's no need to panic when your post-grad children move back home.
Bellevue: America's second best city to live in
A good education system and low unemployment rates make Bellevue the best city to live in the United States after Newton, Massachusetts.
Dueling gun initiatives: is intuition enough of a background check?
'“If a guy’s an obvious gangbanger, I won’t sell to him. . .if his face is all covered with tattoos and he’s got tears under one eye, he’s an idiot. He shouldn’t have a firearm.”'
Apple sells record 39M phones
Apple sold 39 million new iPhones profiting $8.5 billion.
Tom Hanks published a short story in the New Yorker
The New Yorker published Tom Hanks' short story "Alan Bean Plus Four" and it's not very good.
16 construction projects that will change the Puget Sound region
Seattle, Bellevue and the surrounding area are all expanding and these construction projects will make the biggest impact.
Officers regret having to arrest homeless man
They wonder about orders from commanders to make an arrest for his shots at people with gang ties breaking into the car where he was sleeping.
Slow down, cable isn't dead quite yet
Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services. However, you won't cut out your cable provider, and some customers will be shocked at the price to pay a la carte.
Monica Lewinsky re-emerges with a purpose
Monica Lewinsky gave her first public speech in more than a decade to a launch a campaign against cyber bullying.
WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free
Lauded for their swift response to the virus, the World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola.
Origin of sex discovered?
Scientists believe they have found the first species to copulate: a fish in a Scottish lake.
San Francisco bans Lorde's "Royals"
Two San Francisco radio stations have banned Lorde's song "Royals" -- at least while their Giants play the Royals in this year's World Series.
Young college graduates choosing unlikely cities
According to a report published Monday by City Observatory, a new think tank, young people are choosing to move to the heart of cities like Buffalo and Denver.
Downtown Stanwood: Living in a floodplain
"Located near the mouth of the Stillaguamish River, within reach of severe Skagit River floods, Stanwood’s entire downtown falls within a 100-year floodplain designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency."
How low will stocks go?
"While the majority of big names on Wall Street still officially see the market ending the year higher, unofficially more and more are wondering if the long-awaited correction is at hand."
Democrats see black vote as their last hope for holding Senate
"The confidential memo from a former pollster for
contained a blunt warning for Democrats. Written this month with an eye toward Election Day, it predicted “crushing Democratic losses across the country” if the party did not do more to get black voters to the polls."
Why DelBene will lead 1st Congressional district
"Now, with voting for the Nov. 4 election under way, DelBene seems on course for an easier-than-expected victory. Celis’ campaign is shy on money, and the Republican Party establishment that urged him into the race has politely retreated and put its financial resources into other contests around the country."
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