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    Football just a game? No way

    One high school football coach on the deeper lessons in the game of football.

    NPR

    The state of education innovation in 2015.

    An examination of how education looks today, and where it can go. 

    MEDIUM.COM

    Mental health becoming part of overall health at Seattle Schools

    Mental health is now being treated at many Seattle schools along with physical health 

    KUOW-FM

    Plane evacuated at Sea-Tac

    A fire alarm caused a plane to be emptied at Sea-Tac airport.

    KIRO-TV

    Loretta Lynch in confirmation hearing

    President Obama's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

    NEW YORK TIMES

    Report absolves tunnel contractors over SODO's shfting soils

    A dispute review board report released Tuesday says Bertha contractors aren't to bame for the changes in soil layers in Sodo.

    SEATTLE TIMES

    4 steps needed for expanding light rail in Seattle

    Progress in the city will be tied to what Sound Transit can do for the region.

    PUBLICOLA

    Chris Hansen: Don't give up hope on NBA return

    The hedge fund investor and associates try to lift spirits with a new statement on their website.

    SEATTLE WEEKLY

    Joel Connelly: Why Mike O'Brien is likely to win City Council re-election

    The incumbment has declared after fellow lefty Nick Licata stepped out of contention for the new north Seattle District 6 race.

    SEATTLEPI.COM

    A piece of the Kalakala? Hundreds are interested

    Demolition workers are putting aside various parts of the Kalakala, from bolts to railings, because so many people are asking about buying trinkets from the historic ferry.

    NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)

    Patriots' owner wants apology from NFL, media

    He denounces the league and asserts the questions about integrity hurt all the players, not just Brady and coach Belichick.

    SPORTSPRESS NORTHWEST

    How Elizabeth Warren blindsided the White House on Treasury nominee

    The Obama team often wants to dismiss her as a nuisance from the Left, but her effective work against a Wall Street insider suggests more is going on.

    POLITICO

    Watch out, East Coast: Blizzard triggers states of emergency

    An enormous blizzard is expected to hit parts of the East Coast tonight, causing states of emergency to be declared across the northeast.

    SLATE

    Law enforcement concerned about police-tracking app

    Waze, the Google Inc. app to watch real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt police. Law enforcement wants it disabled. 

    SEATTLE TIMES

    Richard Sherman to team up with T-Mobile

    Seahawks' cornerback Richard Sherman penned an endorsement deal with Bellevue based T-Mobile.

    GEEKWIRE

    Authorities investigating multiple bomb threats at Sea-Tac

    Mike Lindblom writes, "Passengers are being delayed or evacuated Sunday afternoon due to two, possibly three bomb threats being investigated Sunday afternoon at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport."

    SEATTLE TIMES

    In Taiwan, the bookstore is the new nightclub

    Taipei's Eslite store is open 24 hours a day and hosts more "night owl visitors than most Western bookstores could dream of during their daytime hours."

    CNN

    15 years later, Seattle to make final Kingdome debt payment early

    "A recent surge in tax revenues collected from motel and hotel stays is expected to help King County retire the debt at the long-gone Dome some nine months earlier than expected," writes Lewis Kamb.

    SEATTLE TIMES

    NASA will use Microsoft's Hololens to let scientists work on Mars

    "NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens."

     

    1,000-ft waterslide likely coming to Seattle this summer

    "'Slide the City' announced earlier this month that Seattle will be one of more than 150 cities to host its 1,000-plus-foot vinyl waterslide. It's set to arrive in July."

    SEATTLEPI.COM

    For Amazon, Netflix, producing movies will be more complicated

    David Holmes writes, "But unlike television, a film can’t slowly sneak its way into an audience’s heart over the course of many episodes. Nor can it reap the prolonged benefits of capturing a small, committed audience."

    PANDO DAILY

    The science behind Deflategate

    What difference would it make if the Patriots had deflated their balls? Quite a bit, it turns out.

    GEEKWIRE

    Only in WA: State to replace 'Free coffee' signs at rest stops

    A state transportation official said Thursday that the state will replace signage at 12 rest stops in the coming year.

    HERALD (EVERETT)

    In Africa, mosquito nets are being used for fishing, not fighting malaria

    Scientists worry the permethrin-coated nets could wipe out fish species and contaminate drinking water across the continent.

    NEW YORK TIMES

    University didn't educate us, athletes say

    Lawsuit claims UNC and NCAA broke promises in 'spectacular fashion.'

    CNN

    Bill and Melinda Gates plan to end hunger in Africa in 15 years

    In their latest annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates make some audacious predictions. 

    GRIST

    Rapper facing long prison sentence over lyrics

    Song lyrics that glorify violence aren't uncommon, but a California prosecutor says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy.

    CNN

    Scientists found a way to make GMOs safer

    Biotech researchers think they've found a way to keep modified genes from escaping into other organisms. 

    MOTHER JONES

    The Uber Economy

    Is the company destroying full-time work, entrenching us in part-time purgatory, or empowering America's most independent workers?

     

    THE ATLANTIC

    Earl Thomas questionable for Super Bowl

    In an injury report released by the Patriots, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was listed as questionable after suffering a shoulder injury during the NFC championship game.

    SEATTLEPI.COM

    Modern Farmer’s future in doubt

    Modern Farmer's paid editors walked out its doors on Friday. 

    NEW YORK TIMES

    NFL Bad Lip Reading, featuring Pete Carroll

    The Bad Lip Reading folks are at it again, this time featuring Pete.

    YOUTUBE

    Anheuser-Busch to buy Seattle's Elysian Brewery

    Allecia Vermillion writes that, "According to the release, Elysian's partners will remain with the brewery, including Dick Cantwell, one of the founding fathers of Seattle's beer scene."

    SEATTLE METROPOLITAN

    Mariners excited about Jesus Montero's weight loss

    The disappointing young player has dropped 40 pounds, the GM says.

    SPORTSPRESS NORTHWEST

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