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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.

NEW YORK TIMES

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."

HERALD (EVERETT)

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."

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Democrats see black vote as their last hope for holding Senate

"The confidential memo from a former pollster for President Obama 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."

NEW YORK TIMES

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."

HERALD (EVERETT)

How gun ranges are spreading lead poison

A Seattle Times special investigation: "But a hidden risk lies within almost all of America’s estimated 10,000 gun ranges. When shooters fire guns with lead-based ammunition, they spread lead vapor and dust, insidious toxins."

SEATTLE TIMES

Ebola Quarantine Nation: 21 days of fear & self-loathing

"As the Ebola scare spreads from Texas to Ohio and beyond, the number of people who have locked themselves away — some under government orders, others voluntarily — has grown well beyond those who lived with and cared for Mr. Duncan before his death on Oct. 8."

NEW YORK TIMES

Your second job as a Facebook volunteer

Writes Gideon Rosenblatt, "We don’t get paid for these hours, so really it’s more of a volunteer gig. Except that, in this case, we’re not really doing it for a charitable, nonprofit organization, but for an entity whose net profits were $1.5 billion last year and whose revenues are now growing at around 55% a year."

MEDIUM

Cliff Mass: Why tomatoes are still ripening in the PNW

"Something amazing has been going on this fall, and for some reason the Ebola-crazed media hasn't picked up on it. But that is why we have blogs. Gardeners know something weird is happening. Vegetable plants are not dying. Tomatoes are still ripening."

Jets make Percy Harvin trade official

"The New York Jets announced Saturday they have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks for a conditional draft pick."

Scarecrow Video's grand re-opening as non-profit is today

Seattle's well-loved independent video shop is reopening today as a membership-based non-profit film education center.

When Siri is your son's best friend

"For children like Gus who love to chatter but don’t quite understand the rules of the game, Siri is a nonjudgmental friend and teacher."

NEW YORK TIMES

All Dallas' Ebola mistakes

A timeline of the many missteps the city made surrounding the first cases of Ebola diagnosed in the United States.

 

SLATE

The gender pay gap at tech companies

Geekwire looked into pay gap statistics at Microsoft, Facebook and other tech companies after new numbers were released by employment review site Glassdoor.

GEEKWIRE

Chinese people care more about environment than Americans

A study by the Pew Research Institute found that climate change was more pressing to Chinese people than Americans. 

GRIST

Airbus to cut cost of A330

Airbus will make its A330 cheaper. Could that spur Boeing to do the same with its 777?

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Navy flights meet resistance from Forks

The Navy and the Forest Service figured it wouldn't be a problem to test the Growler plane over Olympic National Forest, but the residents of Forks think differently.

SEATTLE TIMES

Sixteen dead after grate gives way at K-pop concert

A concert by K-pop band, 4Minute, in South Korea ended in tragedy with 16 dead and 11 injured after a grate collapses. 

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Report: Percy Harvin traded to Jets

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports has tweeted that Seahawks' wide receiver Percy Harvin has been traded to the New York Jets.

KOMO NEWS

Beavers enlisted to restore Yakima river

Beavers are being trapped and relocated to the headwaters of the Yakima river in an effort to restore its waters.

IDAHO STATESMAN (BOISE)

Hurricane Gonzalo closing in on Bermuda

Category 4 storm Hurricane Gonzalo is expected to hit Bermuda with winds upwards of 125 MPH.

USA TODAY

Actress Misty Upham found dead in Seattle suburb

Misty Upham, an actress best known for her roles in 'August: Osage County' and 'Frozen River,' disappeared nearly two weeks ago. 

SEATTLE TIMES

Obama appoints Ebola leader

Ron Klain, former chief of staff to Joe Biden and Al Gore, has been appointed by President Obama to lead the efforts to control Ebola.

NEW YORK TIMES

U.S. To Recognize Same-Sex Marriages In 7 States

The federal government will recognize same-sex marriages in seven more states and extend federal benefits to those couples, the Justice Department said Friday.

SEATTLE TIMES

President may appoint Ebola boss, won't rule out Africa travel restrictions

Concerns grow as CDC says nurse may have been sick when traveling last week, too.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Olympia closes 'loophole' and will require Prov hospital to pay B&O tax

The city action follows similar moves in Tacoma and Bellingham. Providence St. Peter pleaded against the $375,000 change.

THE OLYMPIAN

Some firms have little-known Seattle roots

Some of them may surprise you. 

MY NORTHWEST

Recreational marijuana shops are banned in more than 40 cities

And 80 more have moratoriums working to stop future businesses from setting up shop. 

HERALD (EVERETT)

Can you correctly identify the Northwest accent?

According to scientists we do have an accent, but our native ears have trouble picking up on it. 

KPLU-FM

King County's 'Ebola ambulance'

"The ambulance will not be sent on standard 911 calls. It will only transport Ebola patients and would get a thorough scrubbing afterward."

KING-TV

Pronto! funding: Alaska Airlines, state cover much of the initial cost

Discounts? They may be hard to access. 

PUBLICOLA

Hawks soar in as 6th most popular sports team in America.

Up from number 12, the Seahawks now rank behind the Broncos, NY Giants, Green Bay Packers, Cowboys, and the Steelers. 

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

SPD cracks down on sex buyers, with 105 arrests in 3 months

Buyer beware: The goal of this program is to decrease local demand for prostitution by 20 per cent in two years

SEATTLE TIMES

The Secretary of State is reminding you to give wisely

Reminding us that while most charities are trustworthy, some are not... 

WASHINGTON SECRETARY OF STATE

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