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Local Police: Mother accused of stabbing 3 young kids was stressed (New) Police: Mother accused of stabbing 3 young kids was stressed
A Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children may have been overwhelmed by the demands of caring for a 2-year-old toddler and 6-month-old twins while her soldier husband was frequently deployed, police said Monday.

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Local (New) Police: Mother accused of stabbing 3 young kids was stressed
A Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children may have been overwhelmed by the demands of caring for a 2-year-old toddler and 6-month-old twins while her soldier husband was frequently deployed, police said Monday.
Local (New) Jury duty warrant scam hits Snohomish County residents
Snohomish County residents are the latest targets of a phone scam in which someone claiming to be a law enforcement official calls and tells the intended victim they need to pay to have a warrant “lifted” for having missed jury duty.

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Offbeat Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.

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National & World Egypt court convicts doctor of female genital mutilation
An Egyptian appeals court on Monday convicted a doctor of manslaughter and performing female genital mutilation that led to the death of a 13-year-old girl, sentencing him to two years and three months in prison in the country's first case that came to trial over the widespread practice.
National & World 'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast
A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Connecticut starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said.

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Sports No. 12 Utah snaps Huskies winning streak, 77-56 No. 12 Utah snaps Huskies winning streak, 77-56
Utah players always try to find the best shot on every possession. That's why the Utes lead the Pac-12 in shooting and rank second in 3-point field-goal percentage and scoring.
Sports Quinn has led Seahawks to record-setting defense
Almost every day during training camp and often during the season, Dan Quinn would put on large padded gloves and essentially go through a sparring session with the Seattle Seahawks defensive linemen as they warmed up for practice working on pass rushing techniques.

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Consumer Tips of buying new carpet Tips of buying new carpet
Buying new carpet for your home is a big purchase. It's one you’re going to live with for a long time. So you need to take your time and shop around carefully.

You have two important decisions to make: texture and color.
Technology Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV (New) Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.

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Entertainment 'American Sniper' holds top spot at weekend box office
The military drama starring Bradley Cooper as Navy SEAL marksman Chris Kyle topped the box office for a second weekend in a row with $64.4 million in first place, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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Business (New) Survey: Firms optimistic on hiring, wages in 1st quarter
Rising sales helped boost hiring at U.S. businesses in the last three months of 2014, and companies are optimistic that continued improvement in business conditions will bring increased employment and wages in the current quarter, a new survey shows.

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