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'Fogmageddon' rolls through...

'Fogmageddon' rolls through Seattle

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A dense fog has been blanketing Seattle for the past week, but is this odd weather pattern a record breaker?

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on Oct 24, 2013 at 09:20 PM
Amazon   s Biodome Greenhou...

Amazon s Biodome Greenhouse HQ Receives Green Light From Seattle s Design Review Board

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NBBJ and Amazon have been hard at work for over a year on a compelling, sustainable and publicly accessible design for the internet giant's new headquarters in downtown Seattle. The Design Review Board has turned down proposals numerous times, citing issues

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on Oct 24, 2013 at 07:50 PM
Mysterious Goat Stops Des M...

Mysterious Goat Stops Des Moines Traffic

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Animal control officers in Des Moines used a tranquilizer to capture a mysterious goat that had dived into traffic and was on the run for hours.The Boer goat got a taste of freedom Wednesday morning as she evaded capture on the city's south side. The brown and white animal with floppy ears ran into traffic and eventually went into a fenced car dealers...

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on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:20 AM

Bulgarian fugitive arrested in Seattle area

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SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities have arrested a Bulgarian fugitive described as the driver of a cargo truck in which 18 people died during a stiflingly hot journey.

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on Oct 21, 2013 at 11:50 PM
The Food & Drink Issue:...

The Food & Drink Issue: The Octopus That Almost Ate Seattle

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The Giant Pacific Octopus is, in the words of a Seattle conservationist, a “glamour animal.” It is also tasty. Therein lies the conflict.

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on Oct 16, 2013 at 05:50 PM
Tesla Model S Catches Fire ...

Tesla Model S Catches Fire Outside Seattle

(via gas2.org)

Yesterday morning a Tesla Model S caught fire outside of Seattle, and reports now seem to indicate that after hitting debris in the road, a fire broke out in the electric sedan's battery packThe post Tesla Model S Catches Fire Outside Seattle appeared first on Gas 2.

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on Oct 03, 2013 at 08:50 PM
Seattle Tiny Home Has 8 Spa...

Seattle Tiny Home Has 8 Spaces, Room For Video Lounge And Soaking Tub (VIDEO)

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Many tiny homes we see are usually one level with a few areas of hidden storage space. But Steve Sauer's micro-apartment in Seattle has one very helpful feature that enables him to have a lot more than that.Because Sauer's 182-square-foot abode has high ceilings (10 feet, 4 inches), he was able to create three different levels with eight unique spaces. He has a video lounge, cafe spot and even ...

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on Oct 02, 2013 at 06:20 PM

City of Tacoma settles with EPA for violating federal rules on PCBs in used oil (WA)

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(Seattle ? September 30, 2013) The City of Tacoma has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal rules on used oil contaminated with toxic polychlorinated biphenyls or PCBs. ?Today?s settlement should serve as a reminder that handling used oil requires atte...

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on Sep 30, 2013 at 08:51 PM
Mom selling Kurt Cobain's c...

Mom selling Kurt Cobain's childhood home in Wash.

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ABERDEEN, Wash. (AP) — This month marks the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's final studio album, and fans aren't just able to buy a new "super deluxe" box set to celebrate the occasion. They can also buy the childhood home of late frontman Kurt Cobain, complete with his mattress.

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on Sep 25, 2013 at 12:50 PM
Random attack in Spokane le...

Random attack in Spokane leaves WWII veteran dead

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Spokane, Wash., say they have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who had survived the Battle of Okinawa.

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on Aug 23, 2013 at 09:20 AM