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Sports Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp
Marshawn Lynch isn't expected to be present for the first day of the Seattle Seahawks' training camp, close friend and former teammate Michael Robinson said Thursday.

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Sports Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp
Marshawn Lynch isn't expected to be present for the first day of the Seattle Seahawks' training camp, close friend and former teammate Michael Robinson said Thursday.
Entertainment 2nd Northwest tribe cancels Ted Nugent concerts(Video)
The Puyallup Tribe said Thursday it's canceling Nugent's concerts scheduled for Aug. 2 and 3 at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. The news came three days after Idaho's Coeur D'Alene Tribe canceled Nugent's Aug. 4 show over his "racist and hate-filled remarks."
Local Fallen officers get final resting spot, more than a century later(Photo Gallery)(Video)
Seattle Police Officer Mike Severance, a 46-year veteran of the force, has made it his mission to make sure every Seattle officer killed in the line of duty has a properly-marked gravesite. While doing research on a related project five years ago, he learned that one officer, who was killed in 1898, was among several Seattle police officers in unmarked graves throughout the city.

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Entertainment Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film
Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo."

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YouNews Rain Won't Stop Me Rain Won't Stop Me
Despite the rain, people are out meandering across bridges and hauling boats on the way to their next adventure.

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National & World Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead(Photo Gallery)
Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popular campground, ripping awnings from trailers and flipping RVs on their sides.
National & World As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) - The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.
National & World Doctor: Patient killed caseworker before gunfight
A doctor told police that a patient fatally shot a caseworker at their hospital complex before the doctor pulled out his own gun and exchanged fire with him and wounded him, a prosecutor said Thursday night.
National & World Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster
Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.
National & World Man held after wild car-theft spree near Denver
A man wielding a rifle and a handgun hijacked a car, burst through a garage door in a stolen SUV and tried to commandeer two state-owned dump trucks before a deputy wrestled him to the pavement on a highway west of Denver, authorities said.

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Sports Charles helps Liberty beat Storm in OT
Tina Charles broke a tie on a put-back with 23 seconds left in the New York Liberty's 84-80 overtime time victory over the Seattle Storm on Thursday night.
Sports Colon overpowers Mariners in New York's 3-2 win
SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon watched the line drive fall into the outfield grass and applauded. It was all Colon could do after his attempt to toss the first perfect game in New York Mets history was thwarted.

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Technology FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless FX says overnight ratings becoming meaningless
It's a rite nearly as old as television: the morning after a new show premieres, network executives wait impatiently for the Nielsen company's estimate of how many people watched, and rush to report the first sign of a hit.
Healthworks FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant
As the U.S. tries to phase out a polluting refrigerant that is used in millions of air conditioners across the country, unapproved coolant is popping up on the market - with potentially dangerous consequences.

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Weather By the numbers: Wednesday's record rainfall By the numbers: Wednesday's record rainfall(Video)
After the first three weeks of July began generally sunny and warm-to-hot, things changed in a hurry on July 23rd as a potent storm rolled through Western Washington, bringing a record amount of rainfall to the Puget Sound region.

Here are some of the statistics from the storm:
Weather Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine Northwest wildfires take 'shine' out of Midwestern sunshine
The wildfires raging across Washington, Oregon and Idaho are not only bringing a dense, smoky haze to much of the area just to the east of the Cascades, but its effects are being felt over 1,000 miles away across the Upper Midwest.

Jonathan Yuhas, a meteorologist with KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, noted that skies over Minnesota have taken a "frosty haze" to them ever since the wildfires have erupted here in the Northwest.

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Entertainment Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity
So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. Imagine what it would be like if we could access all of it?

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Technology Get paid for posts? Social networking's new twist
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce. At least two services are trying to change that.
Technology Verizon launches rewards program with tracking
Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There's a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked.
Technology Amazon rolls out 'Netflix-for-books' style service
Amazon is rolling out a new subscription service that will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant's latest effort to attract more users.

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Business Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss
Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a larger than expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.
Business GM's 2nd quarter profit falls 85 percent on recall costs
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.
Business Wal-Mart names new CEO of U.S. discount division
Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.

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Offbeat Vandalism with a (cinnamon) twist?(Video)
It's vandalsim with a twist. In this case maybe a cinnamon twist. Somebody's been pelting cars and smearing windows with sticky pastries in Hillsboro.