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The Wednesday Morning News: Sinking Ferry, School Money, and a Boston Bomb Hoax

Hundreds Still Missing After Ferry Sinks : Calling it South Korea's "worst maritime disaster in decades, Korea JoojaAng Daily reports that 491 people - mostly high school students - were aboard a ferry when it sank off the country's southern coast.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Publishing, Media

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Lime shortage puts the squeeze on local bars and restaurants

A lime garnish? You won't see that anymore on your cocktail with this lime shortage.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Ravenna (Seattle, WA), Greenwood (Seattle, WA), West Seattle (Seattle, WA), Madrona (Seattle, WA), Lake City (Seattle, WA)

KUOW-FM Seattle

John Luther Adams Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Composer John Luther Adams was as surprised as anybody when the Pulitzer Prize committee called him Monday, April 14, to let him know he'd won the prize for his composition "Become Ocean."

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Publishing, Media

McClatchy

Washington state lands chief breaks vow, takes money from timber industry

"I will not accept money from the industries that I'll be regulating," the Democrat said at a public forum in Gig Harbor that year, during his successful campaign to unseat Republican Doug Sutherland, the incumbent commissioner of public lands.

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Related Topix: Gig Harbor, WA, Publishing, Media, Snohomish County, WA, Geology, Science

Seattle Times

‘Philomena,’ ‘Black...

Tuesday's releases include an Oscar nominee, a Christmas story and a "Nut Job." Star ratings are by Seattle Times movie reviewers, freelancers or wire services.

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Related Topix: Media, Publishing, Life, Holidays, Christmas, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Editorial: Benjamin Nuñez-Marquez’ deportation ...

An Orcas Island community's fight to keep a trusted sawyer from being deported shows why Congress should pass comprehensive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Publishing, Media, Orchards, WA, Opinion

BroadwayWorld.com

zoe | juniper's BEGINAGAIN to Make NYC Debut at 3-Legged Dog, 5/8-10

Conceived, designed and directed by Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey, with choreography by Zoe Scofield and visual design by Juniper Shuey, BEGINAGAIN opens on Thursday, May 8 for a limited engagement through Saturday, May 10. The performance schedule is Thursday & Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 7 PM & 9 PM.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Publishing, Media

Poynter Online

Seattle Times combined investigative and breaking news skills to cover the slide

Soon, Armstrong, who won a Pulitzer for investigative reporting in 2012, found a report that mentioned a slide from 1967, on a hill that he thought might be the same.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Mudflow, Natural Disasters

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

CORRECTION: As smartphones spread, retailers scramble to ring up sales [The Seattle Times :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 13--CORRECTION: Information in this article, originally published April 12, 2014, was corrected April 13. A previous version gave an incorrect year for the iPhone purchase at Blue Nile.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Blue Nile, iPhone, Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The News Tribune

Seattle rideshare companies want rules repealed

The rules require them to meet to meet the same safety and insurance requirements as taxi companies.

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Central Kitsap Reporter

Market aims to be Pike Place's counterpart | Kitsap Week

Seattle Times business reporter Jon Talton wrote recently of being weary of communities that tout themselves as the "next Silicon Valley" or their marketplaces as "the next Pike Place Market."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Eastlake (Seattle, WA), Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Former Utahn killed by Seattle police after bank robbery

A former Utah man was killed by police in Seattle on April 3 after he allegedly robbed a bank with a fake gun, according to the Seattle Times.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seattle Times

Editorial: Time to move the Woodland Park Zoo’s elephants

More of the same is no answer for Woodland Park Zoo elephants stuck in a cramped space.

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NOLA.com

Ferocity of Oso, Wash., landslide shown in new computer model animation

Seattle Times science reporter Sandi Doughton says the rapid and vast Oso, Was., landslide that traveled down a hillside at 60 mph on March 22 is still difficult for scientists to explain, but a new U.S. Geological Survey computer model animation shows how it crashed through Oso neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Publishing, Media, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Washington News Council is going out of business

The Washington News Council , which staged roasts of politicians and roasted news organizations, will go out of business on May 31 with the retirement of its founder-executive director John Hamer.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, King County, WA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Stranger

Restaurant Guy David Meinert Urges Staff to Lobby for Tip Deduction...

Seattle restaurateur David Meinert is behind a campaign to convince restaurant workers that "tips will probably go away" if the city passes a base wage of $15 an hour for all employees, according to an letter sent by Meinert to fellow business owners and leaked to The Stranger .

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Publishing, Media

Planetizen

Debating Proposition 1: Funding Transit in Seattle's King County

"Vote no on Proposition 1, and send King County government a message that Metro has more work to do on righting its cost structure before asking voters for more revenue," says an editorial from the Seattle Times.

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Eater

Biting Back: Seattle Critic Reviews Sandwich Named After Her

Seattle Times critic Providence Cicero filed a positive review yesterday of her namesake sandwich on chef Jason Wilson's menu at Miller's Guild , noting that she liked the dish and that the "fries were killer."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Life, Food, Dining

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Seattle Times

The post-punk pessimism of Protomartyr | New recordings

Protomartyr hails from Detroit, but its music is a far cry from the garage rock, soul and techno traditions of its once-thriving hometown.

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Seattle Times

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,’...

New DVD releases for Tuesday, April 8, include the sequel "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug," the drama "August: Osage County," the boxing comedy "Grudge Match" and the horror flick "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones."

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