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Entertainment Family: Joan Rivers on life support Family: Joan Rivers on life support
Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.
Entertainment Justin Bieber faces new assault charge in Ontario Justin Bieber faces new assault charge in Ontario
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber faces new charges after police said Tuesday he was arrested for dangerous driving and assault following a collision between a minivan and an ATV that led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.

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YouNews Plentiful Bounty Plentiful Bounty
I have never had as much fruit on my trees as this year! Anyone else getting a bumper crop?

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National & World 9-year-old girl said Uzi was too much for her
A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi at an Arizona shooting range said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports released Tuesday.

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Sports Sometimes even Richard Sherman needs an escape
The places and ways to escape were simpler not that long ago. When Richard Sherman could go unrecognized in public. When his dreadlocks might bring a curious glance and be forgotten just as quickly.
Sports (New) NFL suspends Irsay 6 games, fines him $500,000
The NFL suspended Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct policy, coming down hard on the Indianapolis Colts owner Tuesday just hours after he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from an embarrassing March traffic stop.
Sports Lauren Jackson pulls out of worlds due to injury
Basketball Australia says Seattle Storm star Lauren Jackson has withdrawn from the world championships later this month to undertake further rehabilitation for her knee injury.
Sports Huskies name Miles starting QB against EWU
After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen's home debut.

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Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here Photos: Lorna Jane’s Active Living Room opens in downtown Seattle (New) Photos: Lorna Jane’s Active Living Room opens in downtown Seattle (Photo Gallery)
What is an 'active living room', you ask? According to fitness retailer Lorna Jane, it's a one-stop interactive retail space for the active women where she can move in the exercise studio, nourish at the wholesome nourish bar, and believe that anything is possible! Well doesn't that just make us want to click our heels three times!
Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here 15 crazy food facts about the Washington State Fair (Photo Gallery)
Get out your Tums and put on your loosest shorts, it’s almost time for the Washington State Fair! From fried butter to everything bacon, the fair is a time to chow down on some of the most decadent foods around. Here are 15 crazy facts about just how much food we ate last year at the fair in Puyallup.

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Consumer Healthy cereals that taste good Healthy cereals that taste good
Cereal is a staple in 91 percent of American households. Most eat it for breakfast, but 11 percent have cereal for dinner, according to the market research company Mintel. Consumer Reports hunted down the most nutritious cereals that are also tasty.
Technology Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences.
Healthworks Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov
If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring.

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Weather Not just hot days but warm nights this summer... again Not just hot days but warm nights this summer... again
This weekend, I wrote that this "summer" - or at least the heart of it from July 1 to August 31, was the second-warmest on record at Sea-Tac Airport by average high temperature.

Turns out, we also set an all-time record for the period if you factor in average temperature, which is calculated by taking the day's high and low and diving by two. This year's average for the two months checked in at 69.2 degrees, breaking the 1967 record of 68.8 degrees.
Weather Seattle finishes 2nd warmest July-August on record Seattle finishes 2nd warmest July-August on record (Photo Gallery)
Wow, what a warm summer it's been. July started it off being the 4th warmest on record by average high temperature (2nd warmest by overall average temperature) and August picked up the baton and just kept going.

This August will finish up the 5th warmest on record by average high temperature at 79.5 degrees. It's a far cry from the record hottest August (83.7 degrees in 1967) but then again, second place was 80.3 so all years are a far cry from 1967.

So individually, the months were pretty impressive, but combined, it's even moreso.

Entertainment

Entertainment Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy
Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child.
Entertainment Willie Nelson refuses to give up pot in Texas
Pot smoker Willie Nelson is refusing to slow down on his marijuana intake when he tours through his native Texas because he can afford the fines he's handed for breaking the state's strict possession laws.

Technology

Technology Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest
ony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.
Technology 'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series (Photo Gallery)
The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" sci-fi shooter.
Technology Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms
Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland to take advantage of cheap power, an abundance of fiber-optic cable and one of the safest environments in the country for storing digital information.
Technology Ecuador heralds digital currency plans
Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot control.
Technology Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters
Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release later this year. In addition to the "Pokemon" and "Legend of Zelda" leading men, the starting line-up will include Mario, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, Samus Aran, Kirby, Fox McCloud, Marth, the "Wii Fit" Trainer and the Villager from "Animal Crossing."

Business

Business US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year.
Business US home prices rose at slower pace in July
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales.

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Offbeat 2 California counties ask to form separate state
Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.