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Local Gov. Inslee proposes statewide cap on carbon pollution
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state's largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release.

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YouNews Dawn (New) Dawn
Images of the sunrise over Mt. Rainier Thursday morning around 7:45am. Taken with a 50-200mm telephoto lens and a
Nikon D3000 DSLR.

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Local Ferry crew, nurse provide CPR in heart attack
Authorities say a well-trained Washington State Ferries crew and a registered nurse who happened to be nearby swung into action and provided CPR to an 80-year-old man who had an apparent heart attack as he walked onto a state ferry.

Around the World

National & World Putin: West is trying to 'defang' the Russian bear
Vowing never to let the West defang his proud nation, President Vladimir Putin promised Thursday to fix Russia's economic woes within two years by diversifying and voiced confidence that the plummeting ruble will soon recover.

Sports

Sports No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38 No. 16 Washington routs Grambling State 86-38
In previous seasons when Washington was playing lesser competition and was clearly the more dominant side, coach Lorenzo Romar would invariably burn a timeout at some point to remind and refocus his team.
Sports Arizona turns to little-known QB for biggest game
Arizona coach Bruce Arians cut quarterback Ryan Lindley at the end of the preseason. Now he's put the offense in Lindley's hands in the biggest game of the Cardinals' season.
Sports Huskies land 3 on AP All-American 1st team
Shaq Thompson, Danny Shelton and Hau'oli Kikaha walked off the practice field Tuesday chatting about the history the Washington trio had made.

Seattle Refined

Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here 8 Secrets of Disneyland (Photo Gallery)
Almost everyone has been to Disneyland at least once, and you probably have a routine down: check in to hotel, ride Splash Mountain, wait in line for Indiana Jones, and get a corn dog. Next time you're at the Happiest Place on Earth, toss away your routine and pick up this list of secretly (and kind of refined) alternatives.

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Home Watch: Woodland HS student hits 2 half-court shots in same game Watch: Woodland HS student hits 2 half-court shots in same game (Video)
What a game for Woodland High School senior guard Ryan Sturdivan, who hit not one, but two half court shots in the same game at Kelso, according to the school's YouTube page.

The second one won the game at the buzzer, the school said. He finished with 24 points to lead all scorers.

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Technology Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers (New) Constantly changing online prices stump shoppers
Online shopping has become as volatile as stock market trading. Wild, minute-by-minute price swings on everything from clothes to TVs have made it difficult for holiday shoppers to "buy low."

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Weather Family speaks of how surreal hailstorm destroyed home in 12 minutes Family speaks of how surreal hailstorm destroyed home in 12 minutes (Photo Gallery)
On June 3, 2014, a storm featuring 50-80 mph winds and tennis ball-to-softball-size hail sandblasted a tiny town in eastern Nebraska, leaving homes in tatters. Lois Krohn was home when the ferocious storm hit and now more than six months after the storm, shares her story of being in the middle of Mother Nature's wrath.

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Technology

Technology BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort
BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones - and most smartphone customers - have embraced touch screens.
Technology Apple wins class-action lawsuit over iPod prices
A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing online stores.

Business

Business (New) Why the Fed thinks U.S. economy still needs its help
The Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that it's eyeing economic improvements with caution. The Fed isn't yet convinced it can start to pull away its stimulus of record-low interest rates.
Business (New) Apple CEO donating to gay rights campaign in South
Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday.

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