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Entertainment Actress and comedy legend Anne Meara dies 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.

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Sports Cano drives in 2, Mariners beat Rays 4-1 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.
Sports Bears release Ray McDonald after domestic violence arrest
The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.
Sports Mariners fall to Blue Jays 8-2 (Photo Gallery)
Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 8-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep.

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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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Consumer Tests reveal safest, most effective insect repellents Tests reveal safest, most effective insect repellents
Mosquitoes and ticks are a nuisance, but even worse, they can spread diseases like West Nile and Lyme. And now some types of those insects are responsible for carrying new diseases - chikungunya and Powassan. Consumer Reports tested 15 sprays to find the safest, most effective repellents
Technology YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off 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.

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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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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.

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Business Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boom
With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region.

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