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  1. David Brooks' Muse?Read the original story

    Thursday | Politico

    New York Times columnist David Brooks is getting the full Washington book party treatment Thursday night, with a fancy party to be hosted at the Kalorama mansion of his old friends Atlantic owner David Bradley and his wife. The new Brooks book, The Road to Character, extols the virtue of a noble life via the study of a handful of leaders and thinkers.


  2. TRANSFORMER: Kelley PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Politico

    Washington is all about reinvention, especially when it comes to the campaign trail . So we couldn't help but notice the dramatic change in appearance of Kelley Paul, Rand Paul's wife, often touted as his "secret weapon."


  3. Ex-wife in Tigard murder case of Jerry Nguyen arrested April 9 - Wednesday, 15 April 2015 23:26Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Clackamas Review

    Tigard Police have arrested the ex-wife of Jerry Duy Nguyen, the Beaverton man gunned down in January outside his ex-wife's home on Southwest Canterbury Lane in Tigard. Lauren Nguyen, 35, was arrested Thursday, April 9, with police saying she purchased ammunition illegally before her ex-husband's death.


  4. Wash. ferry briefly loses power with 173 aboardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington state ferry system says the ferry Tokitae, with 173 people on board, briefly lost power Wednesday evening as it approached Mukilteo , Washington.


  5. $15 an hour? Maybe not in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KREM-TV Spokane

    Spokane's economy is not as strong as Seattle's and shares a border with another state offering much lower wages. $15 an hour? Maybe not in Spokane Spokane's economy is not as strong as Seattle's and shares a border with another state offering much lower wages.


  6. Is $15 an Hour a Realistic Goal for Fast-Food Workers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Wall Street Journal

    They're joined in some cases by home-care aides, retail clerks and other low-wage workers who often earn closer to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour than their stated goal. A $15 an hour federal pay floor would represent a 107% increase in the minimum wage.


  7. Charlie Dent's economic summit---where a politician listenedRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2009 | Examiner.com

    It truly was a tale of two policies. One said that health care mandates, cap and trade, card check, government spending and taxing the rich will help small business and create jobs.


  8. House passes Oil Transportation Safety ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bothell Reporter

    The Oil Transportation Safety Act requires advance notice of oil shipments to better equip local emergency responders in case of a derailment, spill or fire. The bill also provides funding for planning and safety measures through an increase in the barrel tax and extension of the tax to oil transported by rail and through pipelines.


  9. Ward Just Looks Back at Writing Career Full of SecretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Martha's Vineyard, Mass.- Ward Just is writing a new novel about the quest for anonymity in the age of big data on a windswept island with a 50-year-old typewriter. That things aren't always what they appear has been a life's theme for Mr. Just, who made his name at the Washington Post, revealing the difference between the government's portrayal of the Vietnam war and its battlefield reality.


  10. Washington Legislature Approves Ban on Medical Marijuana DispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Yesterday the Washington State Legislature sent Gov. Jay Inslee a bill that abolishes medical marijuana dispensaries and calls upon state-licensed retailers to serve patients as well as recreational users. Under S.B. 5052 , which was introduced by Sen. Ann Rivers in January, the "collective gardens" that currently supply medical marijuana have to shut down by July 2016.


  11. Study: Walk a little faster, and you could survive a tsunamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Fox News

    Walking to higher ground at a quick pace could be the key to survival for thousands of Americans if a large tsunami were to hit the Pacific Northwest, a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences finds. The study focused on the high-risk communities within a 700-mile Northern California-to-Washington stretch of coastline that would be affected by a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake.


  12. Life After Near Death: 'He Was So Hurt And Broken'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Not anymore. Today, palliative care is more than that. It means supporting patients and their families, no matter their age.


  13. Fiduciary Rule Would Allow CommissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Insurance News Net

    WASHINGTON The proposed new fiduciary standard allays concerns that agents and advisors can still charge commissions on sale of products into retirement accounts, according to officials at the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, as well as an industry lawyer. The proposal being introduced this week by the Department of Labor also expands the definition of fiduciary to include a wider range of advisors and insurance agents if they are paid for advice related to a sale in a tax-advantaged retirement account.


  14. Founding pastor dies after surgeryRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | YourObserver

    Founding pastor of Cornerstone of Lakewood Ranch Dave Sturkey preached his last service in Lakewood Ranch on Christmas Eve in 2010 after 18 years in the community. Although he hasn't been behind the pulpit in East County for more than four years, his impact still lingers.


  15. Wizards fan Gilbert Arenas is ready for the playoffs a " and takes...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    "I lived in Washington longer than I have lived anywhere else, so it's considered home, even though I moved back to California," Arenas said last spring . "When you grow up as a kid and as an adult - from 21 to 29 I lived in D.C. - I mean, it's my home team.


  16. AMBER Alert issued for 2-year-old from Des Moines, Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KREM-TV Spokane

    AMBER Alert issued for 2-year-old from Des Moines, Wash. If you have information, please contact the Des Moines Police Department at 206-878-3301 Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1FTUa7y DES MOINES, Wash.


  17. Religious Freedom Restoration Act and the New IntoleranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Courier

    There has been a fair amount of misinformation recently about the Arkansas Religious Freedom Restoration Act [RFRA] and "discrimination." The real discrimination is not against the LGBT population but rather against Christians and people of faith.


  18. Warning: Children's herbal cold and flu...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Lead has been found in Bo-Ying Compound, an herbal product used to treat a wide variety of conditions in infants and children, according to an alert issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Eu Yan Sang in Hong Kong manufactures the compound.


  19. D.C. Council agendaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    This is the meeting schedule for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week. All meetings are in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, unless otherwise noted.


  20. Why You Should Fire Your BrokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Forbes.com

    I speak and write about investor protection, money management, health economics, ecology and social issues. My latest book is "Keynes's Way to Wealth," a revealing look inside the successful portfolios of the world's most famous economist.