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Sports Chris Hansen says no hockey-first plan in Seattle yet
Throughout the process, Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen has remained open to the idea of a hockey team being the first tenant for a proposed facility in the city's stadium district even if his focus is on basketball.

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Sun halo near Orondo, WA over Memorial Day Weekend. Photo by Stephanie Campbell.

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Local Oregon proposal would outlaw 'upskirt' photos
Oregon lawmakers on Tuesday advanced a proposal aimed at closing a loophole in state privacy laws that recently let a man go unpunished after he took photographs up a teenager's skirt.

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Sports Seager powers Mariners over Rays, 7-6 in 10 (New) Seager powers Mariners over Rays, 7-6 in 10
Kyle Seager's grand slam put the Seattle Mariners up by three runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night. It turned out it wasn't quite enough. So Seager hit another home run in the 10th to lift the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Sports Cano drives in 2, Mariners beat Rays 4-1
Robinson Cano drove in two runs, Roenis Elias threw six solid innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Monday night.

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Seattle Refined - Life is Different Here Photos: 2015 Sleeping at Sasquatch! Photos: 2015 Sleeping at Sasquatch! (Photo Gallery)
Sasquatch! Music Festival is a long four day weekend so we understand when people need to take a quick power nap in the grass, but when there are so many amazing bands playing and it costs hundreds of dollars to get into the festival we have to do a gallery of some of the best sleeping at Sasquatch!

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Home Silver City brews up success Silver City brews up success (Video)
Silver City Brewing is just one of the hundreds of craft breweries in Washington. KOMO's Brad Goode takes a look at what makes this business so special.
Home Glacier collapses into ocean Glacier collapses into ocean
During a boat tour in Alaska's Prince William Sound, a group of tourists witnessed a huge glacier break off and fall into the water.

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Weather Watch: Time lapse video of gorgeous Mt. Rainier lenticular cloud Watch: Time lapse video of gorgeous Mt. Rainier lenticular cloud (Video)
They're sometimes mistaken for aliens, but really, it's just a sign rain might be on the way.

Luke Meyers just recently published this time lapse video of a rather strange-looking lenticular cloud over Mt. Rainier last March. It's a good illustration of how they form -- the clouds look stationary but there's quite a bit of movement in them as air rises just enough to saturate, then dries enough as it sinks to "go invisible" again.

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Entertainment Actress and comedy legend Anne Meara dies
Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.

Technology

Technology YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV shows, music, cute kittens and other interests.
Technology FAA unveils next-generation message system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors.

Business

Business Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting the boot
Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people might find unappetizing.

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