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Local State asks court for more time to deal with education budget
The Legislature needs more time to figure out a state education budget before it can properly reply to a contempt order from the Washington Supreme Court, the state attorney general told the high court Monday.

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YouNews Many Shades of Mt. Rainier Many Shades of Mt. Rainier
Spectacular views of Mt. Rainier all weekend starting with
the magnificent sunset Saturday and swirling cloud formations
all day Sunday. Taken with a 200mm lens and a Nikon D3000 DSLR from my back yard.

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National & World Riots plunge Baltimore into chaos after funeral for man hurt in police custody (Updated) Riots plunge Baltimore into chaos after funeral for man hurt in police custody (Photo Gallery)
Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy, setting police cars ablaze and throwing bricks at officers hours after thousands mourned the man who died from a severe spinal injury he suffered in police custody.
National & World (New) 'Batman' trial tries to look inside Colorado shooter's mind
Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury Monday as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a gunman capable of opening fire on hundreds of unsuspecting moviegoers at a "Batman" premiere.

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Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here 5 best alternatives to traditional brunch (Photo Gallery)
There’s a myth (perpetuated, I suspect, by restaurant PR folks) that all Mom wants for Mothers’ Day is a traditional brunch: eggs, toast, and perhaps a fruit salad. But this is 2015, and the brunch that Mom actually wants might not be from the Franco-American canon of classic cuisine.

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Home Watch: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse Watch: Cellphone cam catches stage collapse (Video)
A student's cellphone camera captured the moment that a stage collapsed during the end of a high school performance in central Indiana. More than a dozen people were hurt, one critically.
Home College kegger: University gets in on craft brew College kegger: University gets in on craft brew (Video)
Theres never been a shortage of beer on college campuses. But students at Cal Poly-Pomona are learning how to brew, serving their product to classmates, and hoping to land jobs in craft breweries when they graduate.

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Technology Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.

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Technology Bezos, Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race
An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.

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Business With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall
For 6½ years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising it. Don't look for it soon.

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