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BACKGROUND: 'Ebola more a symptom of ... (Home)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:44 PM - The ravages of the Ebola epidemic are due less to the virulence of the disease and more to "long neglect" of health infrastructure in rural West Africa, Paul Farmer wrote i...

Maria Cantwell comes to Redmond to ca... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:20 PM -

Pro-Obamacare means being pro-account... (Official Reuven Carlyle Blog)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:07 PM - Under Obamacare, the fundamental transformation of health care in America is underway, with 1.3 million more people in Washington state alone now able to secure new health ...

Monday is the In-Person Voter Registr... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 01:44 PM - If you aren’t registered to vote in the State of Washington, you can still register in person this Monday, October 27, at the King County Voter Registration Annex, Ro...

Jack Bruce (Who Hijacked Our Country)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 01:34 PM -

'Scale, Profits, and Inequality' (Economist's View)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 11:08 AM - Dietz Vollrath: Scale, Profits, and Inequality, Growth Economics: After my post last week on inequality, I got a number of (surprisingly reasonable) responses. I pulled one...

Science Café - Dam removal and restor... (OlyBlog)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 10:29 AM - Event:  Tue, 11/11/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm From today's inbox: Dam removal and restoration of the Elwha River -- An Update Jeffrey Duda, Research Ecologist, U.S. Geolog...

Bible vs Quran—Test Your Knowledge of... (Washington Liberals)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 08:49 AM - The world has watched in horror while members of ISIS justify the next mass murder or icy execution with words from the Quran, followed by shouts of Allahu Akbar—God is the...

Has the ground changed? (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 08:08 AM - RANDYSTAPILUS Idaho Think for a moment of political news, background and impressions, falling from the skies upon the electorate, like rain. It may be the rain that so...

On the front pages (Ridenbaugh Press)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 08:06 AM - The overwhelmingly dominant news story today was the high school shooting in Marysville, one that seems to break the usual pattern of these events: The shooting apparently ...

“The guy who was going to bring the S... (Seattle Transit Blog)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 07:34 AM - About two months ago, I visited Spokane, to research a post about the controversy then churning around Spokane’s central transit station, the STA Plaza, and while the...

Links for 10-25-14 (Economist's View)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 12:06 AM - Monetary policy and inequality in the US - Vox Redistribution between generations - mainly macro China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets. - NYTimes.com The Profits-In...

the curious case of Scott Brown (Skull / Bones)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 05:41 PM - As New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen accused former Sen. Scott Brown of “fear-mongering” on Ebola, Democrats strongly agreed, Republicans completely disagreed, ...

Rep. Steve King Dies, Comes Back as a... (Who Hijacked Our Country)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 04:05 PM -

'What Path for Development in Africa ... (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 11:11 AM - Tim Taylor: What Path for Development in Africa -- and Elsewhere?: As I've pointed out from time to time, the countries of sub-Saharan Africa have been experiencing genuine...

Market Power, 'the Profits-Investment... (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 10:02 AM - Maybe we'll finally start discussing something I've been writing about for years with little traction, how market power affects the distribution of income (the disconnect b...

'Redistribution Between Generations' (Economist's View)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 09:41 AM - Simon Wren-Lewis: Redistribution between generations: I ought to start a series on common macroeconomic misunderstandings. (I do not watch zombie films.) ... Here is one th...

To America's military sons and daught... (Willapa View)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 09:37 AM - It has come to my attention that there are religious fools, (which usually starts among the officers) currently serving with you. These American pretend soldiers are not yo...

Higher education funding summit on Sa... (The Stand)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 09:13 AM - TACOMA — In an effort to address the state’s declining investment in higher education before the 2015 legislative session, students, faculty, community organizations,...

Roads to ruin, Cherry Point’s impact,... (The Stand)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 09:02 AM - Friday, October 24, 2014   STATE GOVERNMENT   ► In today’s Olympian — A reminder about our failing roads, bridges (editorial) — Politics can be ...

Traditional Media

Didier drama, Seattle poll numb... (Politics Northwest)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:26 PM -

Messing With Perfection: Why Th... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:44 PM - Rolling Stone called it the greatest album of all time — and for some, that's an understatement. The Beatles released S gt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967, r...

Israel's Solar-Powered 'Trees':... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:24 PM - There are plenty of real trees in Ramat HaNadiv . Oaks, pine and willow line the trails that circle through this nature park near Mount Carmel in northern Israel. And ...

Coeur d'Alene Says Hitching Pos... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:21 PM - The city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, said a for-profit wedding chapel owned by two ministers doesn't have to perform same-sex marriages.

Seattle Author's Downwinder Boo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:21 PM - You might have heard of “Hanford Downwinders.” Now, a new book penned by a Northwest author tackles the stories of nuclear “downwinders” in the broader West.

National Parks Vandalism Cleanu... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:19 PM - Although the National Park Service regularly deals with vandalism – especially in parks set in urban areas - spokeswoman Alexandra Picavet called the case especially e...

UW Receives $8 Million From Nav... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:19 PM - There aren’t any tidal or wave energy projects in the Northwest right now, but researchers at the University of Washington are hoping to change that with an $8 million...

'Ole Miss' Debates Campus Tradi... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:07 PM - University of Mississippi football is riding high these days; they're undefeated and one of the top three teams in the nation. But as Ole Miss fans come together to ro...

Ukrainians Going To The Polls A... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:05 PM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

From The Stadium To Your Stereo... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:05 PM - When the Giants' Gregor Blanco hit a home run to lead off the second game of the World Series, millions of viewers heard that satisfying crack of the bat well before w...

Iran Executes Woman Who Said Sh... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 02:16 PM - Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was executed by hanging in Tehran today, despite her appeals and calls from international activists for a new trial. Jabbari had said she acted i...

After Shootings, Canada Takes S... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 02:10 PM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Federal Agencies Recognize Gay ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 01:32 PM - The federal government now recognizes same-sex marriage in 32 states and the capital, after Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that federal agencies will ...

Jack Bruce, Bassist And Singer ... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 11:33 AM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwDo0JUeKqM

Iranian Entrepreneurs Make Pitc... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 10:58 AM - Imagine this: You have a great idea for an Internet startup. You're sure it will work. You are ready to be part of the global market.

Ranting And Throwing Papers: An... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 10:57 AM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4YNzSIk6d4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhbRcDZiJJc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhbRcDZiJJc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ufAJe2...

Fresh Air Weekend: Ed Norton, N... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 AM - Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasize...

'Near-Space Dive' Sets New Skyd... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 10:05 AM - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQSvowsAUkI

New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's F... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 08:54 AM - Hundreds of years after it was precisely carved and placed into a wall, a stone has been found in Peru that could undermine the country's famous 12 Angle Stone. Resear...

Washington School School Leaves... (KUOW News and Information)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 08:20 AM - Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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Progressive Media

St. Louis University Occupation... (In These Times)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 12:26 PM — As the occupation of Saint Louis University (SLU) ended Saturday, October 18, tense discussions ensued. Seeing the occupation as part of the movement calling for ...

‘We Have No Choice’: Texas Lati... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 11:45 AM — "The Republican party does not have a platform for Latinos, that is true," he said. "But we're voting for the man." The post ‘We Have No Choice’: Texas Lat...

Senate Candidate Claims Harry R... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 09:50 AM — Supporters of David Perdue (R-GA) told ThinkProgress they agree, and fear President Obama will "confiscate anyone's food, clothing and shelter" and "declare martial la...

Teenage Boy May Have Shot Up Hi... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 09:35 AM — A student told the Seattle Times that the girl in question was one of the victims. The post Teenage Boy May Have Shot Up His School Because His Girlfriend Broke Up Wit...

Meet The Minimum Wage Workers W... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 06:43 AM — Many minimum wage workers eat at food banks to try to stretch their paychecks out. The post Meet The Minimum Wage Workers Who Might Get A Raise In November appeared fi...

South Dakota’s Minimum Wage Wor... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 06:43 AM — Many minimum wage workers eat at food banks to try to stretch their paychecks out. The post South Dakota’s Minimum Wage Workers Are Eating At Soup Kitchens ̵...

This Store Won’t Make Its Emplo... (Think Progress)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 06:19 AM — Nordstrom is one of the major chains resisting the trend of opening on Thanksgiving Day. The post This Store Won’t Make Its Employees Come To Work On Thanksgivin...

Inside the Bizarre, Unregulated... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:00 AM — One evening a few years ago, a wealthy former Wall Street banker and a convicted armed robber walked into a fancy club in Buffalo, New York—the fading industrial...

Olympics to Crack Down on Human... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:15 AM — Following widespread allegations of wrongdoing in both the Beijing and Sochi Olympics, human rights protections will be added to the contracts signed by future Olympic...

Adair Turner: The Consequences ... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 12:48 AM — Yves here. This is a terrific interview with Lord Adair Turner, former head of the FSA. Most of it focuses on the things missed in contemporary economics, particularly...

Jamie Dimon: U.S. Must Create a... (Naked Capitalism)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 12:12 AM — Yves here. The irony is delicious. Chief bank apologist Andrew Ross Sorkin accidentally elicited a damning admission from JP Morgan chieftan Jamie Dimon. But that also...

Why NOT Have A Billionaire Runn... (The Norman Goldman Show -...)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 05:00 PM — Would you prefer Mitt Romney as President? Really? How about Mitt Romney Jr. for Governor? O.K. then...for our Illinois friends, Kevin A. sent this along...enjoy! http...

Amy Poehler’s Radical Niceness (In These Times)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 04:10 PM — Amy Poehler has been called, repeatedly, the “nicest person in show business.” That’s a very strange title for a comedian, or, for that matter, a fem...

An American Doctor in Sierra Le... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 03:49 PM — With Ebola's arrival in the United States, some health care workers are questioning how prepared their state-of-the-art hospitals are for the disease. Despite these pr...

Wisconsin Political Candidate T... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 03:25 PM — Media Source:  Ms. Magazine And the victim-blaming of the impoverished continues. The Republican candidate for attorney general in Wisconsin, Brad Schimel, recent...

Joni Ernst Wants to Make Englis... (Politics | Mother Jones)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 02:23 PM — Joni Ernst has latched onto pretty much every idea favored by the tea party. On Thursday afternoon, while campaigning in western Iowa, Ernst endorsed another concept f...

Joni Ernst Wants to Make Englis... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 02:23 PM — Joni Ernst has latched onto pretty much every idea favored by the tea party. On Thursday afternoon, while campaigning in western Iowa, Ernst endorsed another concept f...

This Week in Sex: Humans and Ne... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 02:13 PM — This week, scientists determine when humans and Neanderthals swapped genes, anthropologists suggest that King Tut's parents were siblings, and a male bird (apparently)...

Breast Cancer Behind Bars: One ... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 01:35 PM — I had been in jail for two and a half months when I learned that my breast cancer would necessitate a mastectomy. And I would have to do it alone: no pink pillows, no ...

Will Elizabeth Warren Run? Her ... (The American Prospect)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 12:43 PM — This article is an updated version of "What Clinton Could Learn From Warren," in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect magazine. S enator Elizabeth Warren stunn...

Will Elizabeth Warren Run? Her ... (Free Speech TV)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 12:43 PM — Media Source:  The American Prospect This article is an updated version of "What Clinton Could Learn From Warren," in the Fall 2014 issue of The American Prospect...

How A Former Advocate Of Ex-Gay... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 12:17 PM — Tim Rymel hopes conservative Christians appreciate what he's learned first-hand about the harms of ex-gay therapy. The post How A Former Advocate Of Ex-Gay Therapy Is ...

The Restaurant Industry Is Rife... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 12:16 PM — You don't want to be a person of color working in the restaurant industry. The post The Restaurant Industry Is Rife With Race Discrimination appeared first on ThinkPro...

Three Things Conservatives Wrot... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 12:01 PM — Helping liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from. The post Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That Everyone Should Read appeared first ...

BREAKING: Eight People Reported... (Think Progress)
Filed Friday, October 24 at 11:58 AM — A gunman reportedly opened fire at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Seattle on Friday, before killing himself his own gun. The post BREAKING: Eight People Reportedly...

Traditional Media

Restaurant Report: Kachka in Po... (New York Times :: Northwe...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 09:00 PM — Vodka stars at this spot, where the menu includes more than 50 brands of the spirit, as well as a selection of small plates meant to complement a night of imbibing.

Contrasting Portraits Emerge of... (New York Times :: Northwe...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 09:00 PM — When Jaylen Ray Fryberg pulled out a handgun in the school cafeteria on Friday, according to witnesses, he did not randomly target fellow students, nor authority figur...

Maui voters to decide whether t... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 06:33 PM — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

Across US, Dems enlist Latinas ... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:48 PM — The Democratic lieutenant governor candidates from Florida, Texas and Nevada all have colorful biographies: a Colombian-born business executive; a pharmacist-turned-ve...

Hillary Clinton, Kay Hagan make... (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:31 PM — Democrat Hillary Clinton helped Sen. Kay Hagan put a spotlight on women?s issues ? and women?s votes ? at a Saturday rally in Charlotte. Click to Continue »

Blackhawks Game Day: Rivalry wi... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:19 PM — ST. LOUIS -- Another chapter in the rivalry between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues was written Saturday night when the teams faced off at the Scottrade Cen...

Hillary Clinton, Kay Hagan make... (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:13 PM — Democrat Hillary Clinton helped Sen. Kay Hagan put a spotlight on women?s issues ? and women?s votes ? at a Saturday rally in Charlotte. Click to Continue »

Maui voters to decide whether t... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:08 PM — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.

Man shoots 400-pound bear break... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 05:05 PM — A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Fr...

Nurse quarantined over Ebola fe... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:51 PM — Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first pers...

Hillary Clinton rallies NC Demo... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:48 PM — Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged North Carolina Democrats on Saturday to work to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan, stumping for the incumbent in ...

Washington high school shooting... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:48 PM — Authorities in Washington state worked on Saturday to find out what led a popular high school student to open fire on a group of classmates seated at a cafeteria table...

Same-sex marriages get recognit... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:42 PM — Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where coupl...

Survivors of Washington high sc... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:39 PM — Authorities in Washington state worked on Saturday to find out what led a popular high school student to open fire on a group of classmates seated at a cafeteria table...

2 held after boy, 13, fatally s... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:27 PM — As relatives of slain 13-year-old Kobe Jones absorbed the heartbreaking news of his death, they also expressed anger that his life was cut short, reportedly after a co...

Clinton, Hagan make appeal to w... (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:23 PM — Democrat Hillary Clinton helped Sen. Kay Hagan put a spotlight on women?s issues ? and women?s votes ? at a Saturday rally in Charlotte. Click to Continue »

Blackhawks and Blues ripe to re... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:15 PM — ST. LOUIS — The battle for the Central Division title promises to be a bloodbath throughout the season with the Blackhawks and Blues expected to be among the teams slu...

Survivors of Washington high sc... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:04 PM — Authorities in Washington state worked on Saturday to find out what led a popular high school student to open fire on a group of classmates seated at a cafeteria table...

Reilly O'Toole, defense lift Il... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:02 PM — CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach Tim Beckman stepped toward a postgame news conference, saturated in Gatorade and sweat, pride and elation.

2 held after boy, 13, fatally s... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 04:01 PM — As relatives of slain 13-year-old Kobe Jones absorbed the heartbreaking news of his death, they also expressed anger that his life was cut short, reportedly after a co...

Man charged with failing to rev... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:59 PM — A 25-year-old Lakeview man was ordered held in lieu of $75,000 bail Saturday after being charged with failing to reveal to his partner that he had HIV when he knew he ...

Hillary Clinton stumps for Sen.... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:44 PM — Former Secretary of State of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging North Carolina Democrats to re-elect Sen. Kay Hagan in a race that will help decide which party con...

Reilly O'Toole, defense lift Il... (Clout Street - Local poli...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:41 PM — CHAMPAIGN — Illinois coach Tim Beckman stepped toward a postgame news conference, saturated in Gatorade and sweat, pride and elation.

With Congress at a stalemate, H... (The Charlotte Observer --...)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:29 PM — Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan, who is seeking a second six-year term, voted for the Senate bill, which died in the House. Thom Tillis, her Republican opponent, said it wou...

NJ Gov. Christie back again in ... (MyNorthwest.com - Politics)
Filed Saturday, October 25 at 03:16 PM — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to Iowa on Saturday to headline one of the biggest events on the states political calendar and seize the chance to meet with Re...

 

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