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3 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle
David Hyde talks with Dr. Abigail Halperin , physician and faculty member in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, about the health benefits of raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21. Public health experts, including Dr. Halperin, say raising the legal age will reduce youth smoking rates in the U.S. "Pretty much 99 percent ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | Planetizen
On the one month anniversary of the hillside that wiped out much of Oso, Wash., President Obama came to tour the devastation.
11 hrs ago | Crosscut.com
Environmentalists say the marbled murrelet deserves much more protection than the state Department of Natural Resources are willing to give.
15 hrs ago | The Olympian
In 2001 Mike and Rebecca Stillings invested in the state Guaranteed Education Tuition Program for the college education of their 5-year-old son, Connor.
Paula Lukaszek, left, in blue jacket, and other supporters of a measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour surround City Hall for about 40 minutes Wednesday afternoon.
Volunteers in a Boise suburb will celebrate World Book Night on Wednesday by distributing to students a novel by Native-American, Seattle-based writer Sherman Alexie that the Meridian, Idaho, School Board banned from the 10th grade curriculum.
Playwright William Shakespeare's 1564 birthdate is unknown, "but devotees have adopted April 23 as the day to celebrate - and this year, the man from Stratford turns 450," NPR reports.
What looked at first like a sort of upside-down planet has instead revealed a new method for studying binary star systems, discovered by a University of Washington student astronomer.
Inspired by a true story, "Hold These Truths" takes place in Seattle during World War II, where University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights U.S. government orders to forcibly incarcerate people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast.
The majority of Seattle businesses support the paid sick leave requirement that went into effect in September of 2012 and report few, if any, costs or challenges, according to a new audit from the Seattle Office of the City Auditor with help from the University of Washington.
A Zentangle drawing by Rose Reeves, who will lead a workshop in the drawing method next Monday at the UWT bookstore.
More than 13 million Americans are living with some form of cancer. Harsh treatments like chemo and radiation save lives, but they will also change lives.
PlayMakers Repertory Company will present the regional premiere of "Hold These Truths," written by Jeanne Sakata , today, April 23-27.
Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
A donkey that Lehmann often spotted near Civita's town edge became a big part of her life and a friend that she fed carrots to while in Civita.
Jaime Teevan , it seems, can do it all. Since joining Microsoft Research in 2006, her focus on personalized search has led to a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a couple of best-paper awards from prestigious academic conferences, and recognition from Technology Review as one of the world's top young innovators.
A key government panel Tuesday voted unanimously against approval of a powerful opioid prescription painkiller intended to provide faster relief with fewer side effects.