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Huskies beat OSU, earn bowl spot

UW's 37-13 victory over Oregon State at Husky Stadium made the team bowl-eligible in coach Chris Petersen’s first season.

SEATTLE TIMES

"Mistletoe drones" at TGI Fridays

The gimmick drones carry an HD camera and a sprig of mistletoe. Restaurant workers control the flight patterns.

KIRO-TV

10 best quotes from Seattle execs in 2014

From "karma" to Ferguson to Amazon's lack of profit, it's the 10 most provocative (or dumb) comments from Seattle execs this year.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

More bathroom breaks for Metro drivers

After being fined $3,500 by the state Department of Labor and Industries, King County Metro officials make it clear to Seattle-area bus drivers that they are free to stop when they gotta go.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Ferguson: no grand jury vote this weekend

A grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown had been expected this weekend. Jurors are planning to reconvene Monday.

NBC NEWS

Tim Egan rages against the selfie stick

" . . . the latest and most obnoxious tool in the kit of digital narcissism."

NEW YORK TIMES

Benghazi report: no misconduct or cover-ups

An investigation by the Republican-led House Intelligence Committee concluded that the CIA and U.S. military responded appropriately to the 2012 attacks on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya - and found no cover-ups or deliberate misconduct by the Administration.

WASHINGTON POST

Geekwire's Holiday Gift & Gadget Guide

Perhaps a nice DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter Drone for that special someone?

GEEKWIRE

Executive actions on immigration: a (long) history

"President Obama’s executive action to protect millions of unauthorized immigrants from deportation is an act that both follows and departs from precedents set by his predecessors."

PEW RESEARCH CENTER

Uber: Run by juveniles

The Uber app is terrific. But the company's management needs to grow up.

NEW YORK TIMES

President extends US combat role in Afghanistan

American troops will have a direct role in combat for at least another year.

NEW YORK TIMES

Former Amazoner plans hunger strike at Seattle headquarters

Claiming wrongful termination, Kivin Varghese will start a vigil outside Amazon’s SLU complex to call attention what he says are the company's poor business practices and treatment of employees.

THE GUARDIAN (UK)

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson in talks to resign

As a grand jury gets closer to deciding whether or not to indict Officer Darren Wilson, the man who fatally shot Michael Brown is in the final stages of negotiations with Ferguson city officials to resign, sources close to the talks said.

CNN

Walmart burns loads of coal despite happy solar talk

Walmart has been strutting around decked out in solar panels lately, but look a little closer and this emperor's outfit isn't all that it appears to be.

GRIST

Only in Seattle: Mayor Murray pardons Tofurky

Mayor Ed Murray pardoned Braeburn the Tofurky and challenged the Seattle City Council to a food drive.

SEATTLE.GOV

New report on Newtown shooter: Parental denial, breakdowns, missed opportunities

A new report shows information on Adam Lanza wasn't shared.

LOS ANGELES TIMES

Washington school shooter's texts turned dark

Court papers show that the young shooter's texts turned dark the week before he opened fire, with references to his funeral and the message: "Bang bang I'm dead."

ABC NEWS

93-year-old holds same position for 75 years

A 93-year-old woman has worked for the same jewelry company in Alabama for 75 years.

ASSOCIATED PRESS

House Republicans sue over Obamacare

John Boehner and the House Republicans brought a long expected suit over the Affordable Care Act.

NEW YORK TIMES

Portland State prof's virus discovery may help in HIV fight

The virus found in Japanese hot springs could lead to drugs that severely disturb HIV's structure.

THE OREGONIAN

Nuclear deal with Iran may take a little longer

There's a deadline for action next week, but an extension and a deal early next year appear likely.

POLITICO

Requests for SPD records dropped

A computer programmer, who says there are flaws in plans to give police body cameras, dropped his wide-ranging request for public documents and agreed to meet with officials about his concerns.

SEATTLE TIMES

President protects up to 5 million from deportation

He explains his action as reflecting America's values as a nation of immigrants.

NEW YORK TIMES

ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC will not air Obama's immigration address

Why? "The mid-season finale of ... 'Grey’s Anatomy' is scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, as are NBC’s 'The Biggest Loser' and FOX’s 'Bones.'"

THE HILL

How Boeing, local governments leaned on EPA over Duwamish cleanup

The federal Super Fund plan will likely be less than neighbors of the river had hoped. 

SEATTLE WEEKLY

Trial opens alleging murder for sake of murder

Prosecutors say a tip led them to a young man who made himself a student of murder.

MY NORTHWEST

After raising $340,000 on Kickstarter, a Seattle project goes quiet

The attorney general's office is looking at some crowd-funding efforts.

KIRO-TV

Joel Connelly: Pre-school expansion is gearing up

Mayor Ed Murray says it's important to collaborate with Seattle Public Schools so students maintain their early gains.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Sawant takes a trip to jail to support workers

She says her five hours behind bars won't dissuade her from further efforts.

SEATTLE TIMES

House Republicans forbid scientists from advising EPA on their own research

H.R. 1422 targets the makeup of the EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board. It seeks to prevent scientists from testifying about their own research as a way to make room for lobbyists from industries affected by EPA regulations.

SALON

‘Amageddon'

How Amazon's culture is taking a toll on Seattle's future.

GEEKWIRE

Analyst says Boeing has lost big sale

Delta has apparently chosen Airbus for an order of 50 planes, one of the year's biggest U.S. airline buys.

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Woodland Park Zoo to end elephant program

Woodland Park Zoo, whose elephant program has come under stinging criticism from animal rights activists, will end the program.

SEATTLEPI.COM

Massive Stadium East development a go

1 million square feet of office and retail space will be developed just east of the stadiums, near the end of I-90. 

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

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