Category Archives: NW News

One-Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana

  “One of the most well-known purported uses for medical marijuana is to alleviate symptoms related to cancer treatment, and a new study finds that use of the drug among cancer patients is not uncommon. In the study, which included … Continue reading

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Evergreen State College | Darwin Award Winner 

Source: Behind The Black | Postings By Robert Zimmerman Evergreen State College faces budget deficit August 30, 2017 at 5:01 pm Robert Zimmerman “This is good news: Evergreen State College now faces a significant budget deficit because of a sudden … Continue reading

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14-year-old takes parents’ SUV to buy fireworks that destroy vehicle – He’s In Some Kind of Trouble!

Boy, two friends began firing Roman candles at each other, and one projectile went through SUV’s window Source: 14-year-old takes parents’ SUV to buy fireworks that destroy vehicle – CBS News

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Study reveals origins of Juan de Fuca, small but dangerous tectonic plate

New seismic attenuation data — the measure of lost seismic energy — has offered fresh insights into the nature of the mid-ocean ridge system. Source: Study reveals origins of Juan de Fuca, small but dangerous tectonic plate – UPI.com

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No drought warnings in Northwest for first time since 2011

The latest U.S. Drought Monitor report shows that Oregon, Washington and Idaho are free from drought worries. Kathie Dello, deputy director of Oregon’s climate office, says the Northwest saw lots of precipitation during the water year that began in October. … Continue reading

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Cosmic Crisp –  Growers Sink Their Teeth Into The New Apple

A new apple variety is on its way. It’s called Cosmic Crisp, and farmers in Washington state are planting these trees by the millions. They’re making a risky bet that consumers will like it. Source: Washington Apple Growers Sink Their … Continue reading

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Gay, Democratic Mayor of Seattle Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Boy – Predatory Priest Bad, Predatory Mayor Ignored

Gay, Democratic Mayor of Seattle Sued for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Boy Let’s hope the press, people and police of Seattle give this case the same attention they would if Mr. Murray was a Catholic Priest. “Ed Murray, the Democratic … Continue reading

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