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Local Bucking tradition, Boston mayor refuses Super Bowl bet Bucking tradition, Boston mayor refuses Super Bowl bet
The mayors representing opposing Super Bowl teams traditionally agree to a friendly wager on the big game, but that won't be the case this year after the mayor of Boston decided he didn't want to bet.

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Local Bucking tradition, Boston mayor refuses Super Bowl bet
The mayors representing opposing Super Bowl teams traditionally agree to a friendly wager on the big game, but that won't be the case this year after the mayor of Boston decided he didn't want to bet.
Local Seahawks' D could earn spot in NFL lore with Super Bowl win
As it is, a pretty persuasive case could be made that Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the Seattle Seahawks defense is among the very best groups on that side of the ball in NFL history.

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Local Finished: Pit to access broken Seattle tunneling machine Finished: Pit to access broken Seattle tunneling machine
The Washington state Transportation Department says the contractor building a highway tunnel under downtown Seattle has finished digging a 120-foot-deep pit that can be used to access and repair the broken tunneling machine.

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National & World Balloon crew makes history crossing Pacific Ocean
A pair of American and Russian pilots has traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.

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Sports Goodell: Patriots could be penalized even if no competitive edge
Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship game.
Sports Doug Baldwin headlines Seahawks' unheralded receivers
Doug Baldwin led the Seattle Seahawks in catches and yards receiving. He ranked 42nd in the NFL in both categories. It's no surprise that Hall of Famer and NFL Network's Deion Sanders dissed Baldwin and the rest of Seattle's receiving group.

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Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here Super Bowl snack recipes from El Gaucho Chef Matt Brandsey (Photo Gallery)
If you’re looking to take your Super Bowl snacks to the next level this year, we’ve got some great recipes for you! Chef Matt Brandsey of El Gaucho shares his recipes for Crab Rockefeller Dip, Pulled Pork Sliders with Truffle Slaw and Fried Cheese Curds with Sriracha Lime Mayo.

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Consumer Use caution when sharing passwords for media streaming Use caution when sharing passwords for media streaming (Video)
www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htmIt seems so easy! Type in your password and have access to countless video streams on a service you pay for-such as Hulu Plus, Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, or WatchESPN. And it seems just as easy to give your log-in to someone else.

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Viewfinder Surviving Super Bowl Media Day: a photographer's guide Surviving Super Bowl Media Day: a photographer's guide (Video)
PHOENIX, AZ -- For a news photographer, navigating the madness of Super Bowl Media Day can be overwhelming. Over 4,000 credentialed media are stuffed into a basketball court, and given one hour with each team to get all their shots and quotes.

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Entertainment Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run
Marion "Suge" Knight, the former music mogul who created one of hip-hop's leading labels and became the impresario of gangster rap, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of hitting and killing a man with his truck and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.
Entertainment Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Authorities said the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

Technology

Technology IBM disputes report that big layoffs coming
IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people.
Technology Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.

Business

Business U.S. economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up
The U.S. economy slowed in the final three months of 2014, but a burst in consumer spending and the prospect of continued low energy prices are bolstering confidence that growth will strengthen this year.
Business Stock markets brace for Big Oil profit plunge
Stocks in energy companies have fallen nearly 12 percent in three months, nearly cancelling out moves up for most other industries. The S&P 500 is up less than 1 percent in that time.

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Offbeat Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.