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Is ISIS as big a threat as America thinks?

Vox's Zack Beauchamp smells a little fear mongering on the loose.

VOX

Drone captures video of Fremont fire

The best view of yesterday's smoky blaze in Fremont came from a drone, owned and flown by Travis Eckert, co-owner of Add-a-Ball Arcade, just down the street.

GEEKWIRE

UW med school open to nonlegal residents

The University of Washington’s School of Medicine joined some 35 others that admit students born outside the U.S. and brought into the country illegally.

SEATTLE TIMES

CDC knows little but proclaims confidence about Ebola case

Contact tracing is just beginning but CDC Director Thomas Frieden says the person sick in a Texas hospital only was in touch with a handful of other people.

THE DAILY BEAST

Seattle doc among lead authors of IUD recommendation for teen girls

Dr. Gina Sucato with Group Health in Seattle is part of the nation's most influential pediatrician's group, the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is one of the lead authors of the recoomendation taking parents by surprise: Teen girls should use an intrauterine device, or IUD as birth control. 

KIRO-AM

Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks could see 67 percent bump in entry fees

It could cost you $25 dollats a car to visit Mount Rainier and Olympic national parks next year. 


Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/2014/09/29/3406249/mount-rainier-olympic-national.html?sp=/99/289/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy

NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)

Seattle City Council adopts bill to improve high-speed fiber network deployment

The Seattle City Council approved legislation that will help expand high-speed fiber network deployment by removing excessive administrative requirements for siting of new broadband cabinets.

CITY OF SEATTLE

Biologists identify pot gardens as salmon threat

Water used to grow medical marijuana is just one of the factors endangering the livelihood of salmon in Oregon

NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)

The unreadable academic

Academic writing is just no good.

CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Seattle musicians re-mix "Baby Got Back"

Seattle hip-hop duo Fly Moon Royalty re-imagine Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back."

2-alarm fire in Fremont

Seattle firefighters are battling a large two building fire in the 400 block of N 35th Street in the Fremont neighborhood.

KING-TV

Rage Against the Machine guitarist denied service in Belltown

Rage Against the Machine guitarist and general activist Tom Morello was denied entry at Belltown's 5 Point Cafe (there was a line) and told "rock stars don't get special treatment."

EATER SEATTLE

Less sex in Britain: Why?

Economic difficulties could be taking their toll. Then again, a new survey shows that more people are checking their electronic devices for work, even in bed.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Intruder got far into White House's first floor

A hearing Tuesday will explore the latest revelations, which include a report that the alarm system had been been turned down because it was annoying some White House ushers.

WASHINGTON POST

France keeps giving Russia its sympathy

Much of the French elite, on the right and the left, wants to ignore everything Russia is doing to its neighbors.

NEW YORK TIMES

Bill Gates says educational standards should be national

In a D.C. speech, he defends the Common Core educational standards.

SEATTLEPI.COM

After cyclists run down two joggers, New York looks more closely at Central Park's mix

The accidents in the Olmsted-designed park raise questions about an effort to reduce traffic fatalities that has concentrated on vehicle drivers. 

NEW YORK TIMES

Brier Dudley: Apple is listening to iPhone users

The advances in the Plus model reflect a change of philosophy from the Steve Jobs days.

SEATTLE TIMES

Mercer Island: Water is now safe

Residents should follow detailed instructions to clear their water lines of possible E coli contamination.

CITY OF MERCER ISLAND

Task force wants to bring back unpopular taxes

A task force appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee wants to bring back taxes on bottled water and motor homes to help pay for our park system and promote outdoor recreation.

 

HERALD (EVERETT)

Thai food everywhere, but how to tell if it's real? A robot

Thailand's former prime minister was alarmed by the poor quality of Thai food elsewhere. A robot is being unveiled to help determine if the food is being cooked in authentic fashion.

NEW YORK TIMES

Canada's broadcast regulator wants to go after Netflix

Any attempt to shut down Netflix in Canada could provoke trade retaliation by D.C., and the reaction would probably be justified.

THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Contaminated water closes Mercer Island schools

Island residents are still under orders to boil their water because of E. coli.

KING5.COM

Police use tear gas on democracy rally in Hong Kong

At least 26 injured as Beijing shows no signs of backing down.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

How Common Core became a flashpoint for right and left

The education standards started out as a rather nerdy exercise. Now, they ignite critics on both sides of the political spectrum.

MOTHER JONES

Mass extinction: What species to save?

Groups are now trying to figure out what they can do to save the most vulnerable from climate change.

NEW YORK TIMES

31 presumed dead in volcano's sudden eruption

More people may still be missing.

NEW YORK TIMES

Mariners' season comes down to final day

They must win and Oakland must lose to have a chance at the postseason.

SEATTLE TIMES

Yakima farmers struggle to meet demand for hops

There aren't enough farm workers -- and there are a lot more micro breweries.

SEATTLE TIMES

Art Thiel: UW loss shows team's big weakness

A couple of plays late in the game showed how desperate the Huskies were to fill in for the lack of production at quarterback.

SPORTSPRESS NORTHWEST

States are using better software to reduce the number of kids in foster care

Child welfare systems have found they can do a better job of tracking what is needed to help families and when children can be returned to a family rather than being left to linger in foster care.

STATELINE.ORG

Legal in Seattle, anyway: An LA publication teaches how to cook with pot

A Los Angeles website is running a series about how to cook with marijuana -- using it as just another herb.

LOS ANGELES WEEKLY

Japanese volcano eruption hits mountain filled with climbers

Hundreds made it off the mountain but at least 40 are injured and seven people are missing.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

James Earl Jones returns to Broadway at 83

The voice of CNN says the new play resonates with his own and his family members' varied ethnic backgrounds.

WASHINGTON POST

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