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2 hrs ago | Wine Business Online

Dusted Valley Kicks Off Harvest 2014 By Welcoming New Winemaker

Dusted Valley, a family owned winery in the Walla Walla Valley since 2003, announced Griffin Frey has been hired as the company's portfolio winemaker.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink

3 hrs ago | Mashable

Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the engineering departments, she recalls.

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Computers

4 hrs ago | National Geographic

Has the Atlantic Ocean Stalled Global Warming?

Off the east coast of Greenland, where these icebergs are, salty water sinking into the deep may carry atmospheric heat with it-helping to slow global warming.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Boulder, CO

4 hrs ago | The Skanner

Organ Donation: Why African Americans Should Sign Up

I was born and raised in the Seattle area and graduated from the University of Washington .

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Related Topix: African-American, Medicine

5 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

Cause for 'The Pause' #32 - Cause of global warming ...

Sounds like a goalpost mover to me. The Oceans that Slowed 21st Century Global Warming Why did the rapid global warming that characterized the latter part of the 20th century slow down over the last 15 years or so? Many different theories have been proposed, but a new study suggests that a massive movement of heat from shallow surface waters to ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

#Chemsafety scalability, sustainability, and transferability at #ACSSanFran

At Sci-Mix on Monday, attendees could check out posters on hydrogenation reaction hazards, eye protection efficacy, and creating a student-based safety committee.

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Related Topix: Cornell University, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Davis, CA, UC Davis, Chemistry, Science

6 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

University Of Washington's Plans For Expansion Include Animal Lab, Medical Program In Spokane

Marcie Sillman talks with University of Washington President Michael Young for an annual check-in.

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8 hrs ago | Globe Catholic Newspaper

Heelan alum visits Rwanda

By RENEE WEBB, Globe senior reporter Virtues a Bishop Heelan High School graduate learned while attending Catholic school in Sioux City influenced him to help others.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jackson, NE, South Sioux City, NE

12 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Evangelical virgin men who pledge abstinence 'are left alone and...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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16 hrs ago | Child Up

Baby Talk Is Good for your Baby

Until then, it was believed that only the parts of the brain involved in "listening" to speech would be stimulated when you speak to your baby.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Study: Celibate before marriage, sex troubles after

"These men have gotten so used to thinking about sex as something negative that they bring those concerns with them to the marriage bed."

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Newswise

Scientists Discover Area of Brain Responsible for Exercise Motivation

Scientists at Seattle Children's Research Institute have discovered an area of the brain that could control a person's motivation to exercise and participate in other rewarding activities - potentially leading to improved treatments for depression.

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Religion News Service

A bride and groom place their hands on a Bible during a wedding ceremony. Photo by Greg Kendall-Ball

For decades, evangelical leaders have touted "virginity pledges" as a way for teens and young adults to "save themselves for marriage."

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Related Topix: Wedding, Christian Music, RNS, Human Sexuality, National Mall, US National Parks

ThinkProgress

How Virginity Pledges Can End Up Undermining Sexual Health

Although the United States has slowly started to move away from abstinence-only education in the years since George W. Bush left the White House, purity culture remains deeply entrenched in our national society.

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Related Topix: George Bush, Human Sexuality, US News, Liberal Political News

US News & World Report

5 Things People Who are Colorblind (and Their Doctors) Want You to Know

If you've seen "The Giver," you've gotten a glimpse of what it might be like to live in a black and white world.

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Related Topix: Color Blindness, Health, Journalism, Genetics, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Washington DC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Voices

Sharon Huff

Accomplished on-camera and theatre performer and teacher as well. V/O training at Voicemedia and VoiceOne B.A and M.A. in Drama from University of Washington and San Francisco State University, Theatre Ensemble Program, Dell Arte School, Home Studio- can deliver clean edited voice tracks using high quality mic and audacity software.

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KOMO News

Accused 'Felony Lane Gang' leader wanted in Washington

A gang of Florida-based identity thieves known as the "Felony Lane Gang" is now targeting victims in the Pacific Northwest, and police are desperate to find the gang's leader.

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Related Topix: Ronald, WA, Gig Harbor, WA, Issaquah, WA

Medical News Today

Prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 decreases among pregnant women in the Pacific Northwest

In a study that included approximately 15,000 pregnant women, seroprevalence of herpes simplex virus type 2 decreased substantially between 1989 and 2010 while there was no overall decrease for HSV type 1, but a slight increase among black women, according to a study in the August 20 issue of JAMA.

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Religion News Service

Hooking up to getting hitched: Yes, it can happen

Purposely ambiguous and definitely provocative, the term "hookup" has gotten plenty of attention from researchers analyzing this sexual behavior that can range from kissing to sexual intercourse.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, University of Denver, University of Virginia, Deer Harbor, WA

The Washington Post

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Three former executives - all of them among the world's richest men - and their spouses have all contributed more than $1.1 million Washington state to adopt universal background checks for all gun sales.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, US Politics, US News

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