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YouNews Before the storm Before the storm
Images of Mt. Rainier looking like a Himalayan peak prior to
the storm that rolled in on Monday night.

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Local 'Miracle dog' survives being hit by car, clubbed, abandoned
The stray dog was hit by a car, clubbed in the head and left for dead in a ditch in Central Washington. Days later, the 1-year-old bully breed mix showed up sickly and covered in dirt at a nearby farm.
Local State gives first charter school last chance to improve
The state Charter School Commission sent a letter this week to First Place Scholars in Seattle outlining a third problem at the former private school that re-opened as Washington's first charter school in September.

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Sports Seahawks re-sign Tukuafu and Williams Seahawks re-sign Tukuafu and Williams
The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed versatile fullback Will Tukuafu and defensive tackle Jesse Williams, who has spent the last two seasons on injured reserve.
Sports Seattle Seahawks' Bruce Irvin makes April Fools' DUI joke
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin excels at rushing the passer, but his comedy game and subtlety could both apparently use some work after his April Fools’ joke met with criticism for its insensitivity.

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Home Home videos surface of 1955 Seattle Home videos surface of 1955 Seattle (Video)
From Jeff Altman's YouTube Page:

"In 1955 my grandfather made a trip to Seattle, WA during his time with the Naval Air Reserve. He brought his 16mm camera along and captured these great images.

Your Life, Your Style

Consumer Pesticides in produce: When to buy organic Pesticides in produce: When to buy organic (Video)
We know it's healthy to eat more fruits and vegetables. But a lot of produce contains pesticides. That's especially a concern for children because they're still growing and they metabolize toxins differently.

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Weather Add it to the pile: March sets record for all-time warmest in Seattle Add it to the pile: March sets record for all-time warmest in Seattle
The end-of-the-month blogs these days seem to write themselves, just change the month...

For the fourth time in the past six months, Seattle has set the record for all-time warmest month. March 2015 now joins brethren October, December and February as the warmest on record at Sea-Tac Airport (70 years of data) by average monthly temperature -- found by taking the high and low and divided by two.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

Business

Business Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers
It takes something more audacious to sell beachfront property these days to the global ultra-wealthy who arrive in Miami with millions to spend on second or third homes. It takes words invested with meaning in the language of the international jet set.
Business Survey: U.S. businesses add 189,000 jobs in March
U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The slowdown raises questions about how much of an impact falling oil prices, a stronger dollar and harsh winter weather have had on dampening economic growth.

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