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Se abre la lata de los cuartos de final de la Copa América Centenario en Estados Unidos y no podía ser menos el plato futbolístico a degustar que tener a la selección de moda en COMMEBOL   y la selección anfitriona del torneo USA . Llega la hora de la verdad, en la que Estados Unidos vs Ecuador es el inicio de una instancia de cuartos de final realmente emocionante. USA luego de un flojo arranque espera poder terminar de enderezar su rumbo con una victoria que lo catapulte a las semifinales, algo que para su técnico Klinsman sería un triunfo rotundo, más cuando buscamos recambios para esta selección estado Unidense y no los encuentra por ningún lado, pasa de ser Dempsey y 10 mas sobre el campo de juego

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A woman believed to have been kidnapped for ransom in southern Washington state was still missing on Saturday, a day after authorities arranged to meet the demand and then arrested a suspect, police said. Sandra Harris, 69, was reported missing on Friday by her husband, who called authorities to say she was abducted from the couple’s home in Kennewick, a town about 200 miles (322 km) southeast of Seattle, Kennewick police said in a statement

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Our Big Fat Queer Wedding

14Nov

I fell in love with a woman, named Dawn, who values diversity as much as I do… I had to marry her. So what a better way to celebrate our union than to have a Big Fat Queer Wedding! When we talked about a theme, there was only one logical answer for both of us, Let Your Freak Flag Fly! We wanted to celebrate in the way we live our life.

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In A Blue State, We Grieve

10Nov

Many of us feel like a part of our country died on November 8. We mourn deeply and we grieve. It’s doesn’t just hurt that she lost

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Airports going green

10Nov

Opportunities for innovation soar This week, the Airports Going Green conference was held at Schiphol Airport. During the conference, the Airports Sustainability Declaration was signed by 18 airports and related organizations such as Brisbane Airport Corporation, Carbon War Room, Centennial Airport, Chicago Department of Aviation, Wayne County Airport Authority, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and San Francisco International Airport. Over 25 airports attended when the declaration was officially signed.

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Congratulations are in order for the newlyweds!  Ciara and Russell Wilson announced that they’re expecting their first child on Tuesday, which was also the singer’s 31st birthday. The two shared the happy news via Instagram.  “On this special Birthday I received an abundance of love from friends and family..

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Donald Trump Jr. told a conservative talk radio host on Friday night that his father’s leaked comments about groping women are a “fact of life.” Dori Monson, host of Seattle’s “Dori Monson Show” on KIRO, told Trump Jr. that Donald Trump ’s 2005 remarks on a hot microphone made him hesitate about voting for the GOP presidential nominee.

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Petros Papadakis, former USC college football captain and current analyst for Fox Sports, tells Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer about the lure of the game for young people. The two also debate whether politics belong on the field and in the locker room.

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A Friend’s Final Request

07Oct

A friend of Life in the Boomer Lane brought up a very serious issue at their breakfast out, the other day. For those of you who are now completely distracted by the word “breakfast,” and want all the details, LBL will say that she had scrambled eggs (soft scrambled) and coffee.

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Instead of turning away millennials that have their eyes glued to their phones, use their tech savvy to connect with your audience. These entrepreneurs have figured out how to tap into their young talent.

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Richard Sherman is well known for his unconventional approach to press conferences ― and on Wednesday, the Seattle Seahawks cornerback took the stage to let reporters know what’s really on his mind. Sherman started his weekly presser with a few words on the Seahawks’ upcoming game against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Live & Dangerous: Bumbershoot 2016

31Ago

Seattle’s Bumbershoot may be a bit lesser known than some of its summer festival cohorts like Lollapalooza and Coachella, but that doesn’t mean we should be any less excited about it! The annual international music and arts festival has been around for over 40 years, and is scheduled to take place this year from September 2-4 at the Seattle Center in Washington. Bumbershoot has an eclectic lineup this year with headliners ranging from Halsey to Billy Idol, and a solid lineup of indie faves like Father John Misty, Tame Impala and Death Cab for Cutie. Here are our 3 picks for the most essential emerging acts to catch @ Bumbershoot this weekend

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By Laura Caroline Gingrich of University of Washington Seven important reasons why traveling will forever influence your perspective. More…

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My Religion in Song

14Jul

The Jadeed Voices Initiative is a special project by the Muslim Writers Collective which offers a platform to reflect on our faith and the diversity among us by highlighting the exigency of promoting nuanced, multifaceted perspectives. We will be sharing one narrative a day from July 8-19. For more information about this initiative, please visit our author page , and follow the Muslim Writers Collective on Facebook and Twitter

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A prominent fisheries scientist who has challenged the need for marine conservation is under investigation by his university after the environmental group  Greenpeace accused him of failing to reveal seafood industry funding. Ray Hilborn , a professor at the University of Washington’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, received at least $3.56 million over 12 years from fishing and seafood industry groups for research and private consulting, according to documents  cited by Greenpeace. The group submitted a complaint to the University of Washington on Wednesday, asking it  to investigate  whether Hilborn adequately disclosed industry backing and whether the funding is a conflict of interest.

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(Reuters) – A 11-year-old Tennessee boy has been found guilty of fatally shooting an 8-year-old neighbor girl with a shotgun in a fight over puppies, and will spend the rest of his childhood in state custody, court documents showed on Saturday. Benjamin Tiller was found guilty early last week of first-degree murder in the October slaying of McKayla Dyer in a trailer park in White Pine, a small town about 42 miles (68 km) east of Knoxville, according to a court order from Tuesday. “Mr.

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A man from Tennessee who has the words “psycho” tattooed on his forehead and “nazi” inked on his throat is accused of stabbing another man in the stomach.

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A Single Spark

22Ene

“As we marched down the street, I felt inspired that our scholars pulled together with pride and courage fighting for what they know to be true.

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This incredible haka dance might’ve left the bride in tears, but it’s so powerful, we’re certain you’ll feel emotional too.  A viral video shared on Vimeo shows a haka dance , a traditional war dance from the New Zealand indigenous people, the Māori, being performed at Benjamin and Aaliyah Armstrong’s wedding last weekend. The performance, which was done as a surprise by the groomsmen as well as guests, made Aaliyah emotional and eventually moved the entire room.  B&A HAKA from Westone Productions on Vimeo .

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A Republican lawmaker in Washington state startled a group of teen visitors by asking which ones were virgins and even suggesting one was not , according to the Seattle Times. The high school students had met with state Rep

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Giving Advice to a Presidential Candidate Who Wants to “Do Something” Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com How can we stop the Islamic State? Imagine yourself shaken awake, rushed off to a strategy meeting with your presidential candidate of choice, and told: “Come up with a plan for me to do something about ISIS!” What would you say

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Why You Should Care About the Australian Open

18Ene

The Australian Open is one of the biggest tennis tournaments in the world. It’s ok, you’ve probably watched as many Aussie Open tennis matches as you have Home Alone movies without Macaulay Culkin. Don’t worry, you’re not alone.

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Jan 14 (Reuters) – General Electric Co said on Friday it has agreed to sell its appliances business to Qingdao Haier Co Ltd for $5.4 billion. The deal, which will generate an after-tax gain of about 20 cents per share upon closing, values GE’s appliances business at 10 times its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization in the last 12 months, the company said. GE expects to offset the gain with restructuring in 2016.

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When you’re as good as Stephen Curry, there’s no bad time to try out a new sleight of hand. At least that seemed to be the reigning MVP’s mentality on Monday night, when a tied game in the second half proved as good a moment as any to test out his latest Harlem Globetrotter-esque, highlight-worthy assist

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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has responded to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s recent challenge with an all-timer of a touchdown catch. Ahead of Saturday night’s Steelers road playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Roethlisberger publicly challenged his inconsistent big-play threat

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A Texas man was wearing an anti-drugs campaign T-shirt when he was arrested last weekend for alleged possession of methamphetamine. In his booking photograph, Adrian Harold Pounders wore a top that read “DontMethWithMe.org.”  The web address he proudly promoted on his chest ironically links to an anti-meth drive that warns Texans about the dangers of the highly addictive drug.   Pounders, 47, was detained when cops raided his home in Crockett on Sunday

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5 Stages of Breakup Grief

20Nov

Breakups can be heartbreaking and soul crushing. The more meaningful the relationship, the more painful its demise. Whatever the cause of a breakup, however long the relationship lasted, whether you are in your 20s or 40s, or you were the dumper or the dumpee, when a relationship ends, you will grieve

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Purpose at Work: It Comes from Within

15Nov

Over the last few years a lot has been written about making jobs “purposeful.” Reid Hoffman just posted an article about the importance of purpose, and described how LinkedIn creates purpose.  Earlier this year the New York Times described how Mark Bertolini, the CEO of Aetna, has applied purpose to their workforce. And my own research with Glassdoor shows clearly that “culture and values” are the most highly correlated factors in someone’s likelihood of recommending their company as a great place to work.

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France-Total War?

14Nov

The day after Kurdish forces with U.S. support expelled the Islamic State from the town of Sinjar in Northern Iraq; the day after the U.S. triumphantly announced that ISIS executioner “Jihadi” John had been “evaporated” by a missile fired from a U.S.

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Finding the best credit card is part art, part science. No single credit card is better than all others in all categories — or for all people. But by understanding your options and asking the right questions, you can find the card that’s the best fit for your spending habits and credit situation

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20/2 Clarity: Joe Brotherton Dreams of a World Where Everyone has a Voice Doe Bay Resort & Retreat. Photo (c) Casey Sjogren Music…

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What It’s Like to Be Allergic to Water

03Nov

(Photo-Illustration: Photos: Corbis) By Alexa Tsoulis-Reay In 1963, a 15-year-old girl presented herself to a pair of dermatologists in Pennsylvania complaining that she’d broken out in angry, red lesions after a session of waterskiing. That first mysterious outbreak became a trend: Blotchy, itchy hives would pop up all over her limbs every time she took a bath, went swimming, or perspired heavily. The doctors conducted a series of tests to rule out obvious possible triggers like cold and, using a hand towel soaked in distilled water, identified a condition called aquagenic urticaria: Sufferers are so sensitive to pure water it causes them to erupt in hives within minutes of exposure.

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Seattle’s New Century Theatre Company recently premiered Festen , an intricate portrait of seriously dysfunctional family whose issues come to a head when everyone returns home for the patriarch’s 60th birthday. The show is brilliantly staged and keeps the audience on edge speculating and wondering who did what and how it will be resolved (or not).

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A high school football coach known for praying on the field after games has been placed on paid administrative leave after Satanists asked to hold their own invocation at Thursday night’s game.  Bremerton School District, located near Seattle, said late Thursday that coach Joe Kennedy had been placed on leave for his “refusal to comply with the District’s lawful and constitutionally required directives that he refrain from engaging in overt, public religious displays on the football field while on duty as a coach.” Kennedy had been asked not to pray on the field after games, but has continued to do so and has even threatened to sue the district .  He was placed on leave shortly after the local chapter of the Satanic Temple said it had been invited by at least one student to give an invocation on the field after the game.  “The school district needs to create religious opportunity for everyone or ban it completely,” class president Abe Bartlett, one of the students who contacted the Satanic Temple, told the Kitsap Sun. ” There can’t be a middle ground .” The district said that while no players complained about the prayer sessions, some may have felt coerced to join in.  “It is very likely that over the years, players have joined in these activities because to do otherwise would mean potentially alienating themselves from their team, and possibly their coaches,” the statement said. “The District has a fundamental obligation to protect the rights of all of its students.” The district didn’t mention the Satanists by name in its statement, but said it would not allow other groups to make use of the field during district functions such as the football game.  However, the Satanic Temple immediately released a statement of its own withdrawing its request to hold an invocation in light of the suspension .  “A big shout-out to the Bremerton School District for taking prompt and decisive action to stop coach Kennedy from continuing to violate the law with his public prayers while on duty,” Lilith Starr, head of the Seattle chapter of the Satanic Temple, wrote on Facebook. “By putting him on paid administrative leave and releasing a strongly-worded public statement, the district has sent an extremely clear signal that they will hold fast the line between church and state .” Starr said that while the temple will not be performing an invocation, members still plan to attend the game “in support of the students, teachers and community members who asked us to come represent their beliefs.”   (h/t Raw Story )   Also on HuffPost: — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms

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The 10 Most Vegetarian Cities In The U.S.

20Oct

These days, you can find a meat-free dish on almost any restaurant menu.

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No one knows exactly why part of Andrew Smith’s business class airline reservation from Salt Lake City to San Juan, Puerto Rico, vanished. But when Smith clicked on American Airlines’ website to check on his in-flight meal, he discovered he was going nowhere. Despite the sophisticated technology used in today’s reservation systems — or maybe because of it — data goes missing from time to time.

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To win the Democratic Presidential nomination, Bernie Sanders must take a reasonable portion of the African American and Hispanic vote away from Hillary Clinton.

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A loosely affiliated group of armed protestors organized anti-Muslim hate rallies across the country on Friday and Saturday. But instead of dividing the communities they targeted, news about the rallies strengthened bonds between interfaith allies and inspired numerous acts of community service around the U.S. Grassroots organizers behind the so-called “Global Rally For Humanity” used  Facebook  to encourage “fellow patriots” to protest Islam outside their local mosques and Muslim community centers. On some pages, the protests were billed as “open carry” events and participants were encouraged to come armed with guns.  Although up to 35 Facebook pages were created in support of the rally, according to the anti-bigotry group Center for New Community , the majority of these were deactivated in the days leading up to Friday. And in an extraordinary show of solidarity, interfaith networks in neighborhoods across America and online stepped up to show their support for their Muslim friends.

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There are an estimated  2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., a testament to the more than 25-year decline in mortality, according to the American Cancer Society.

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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt both grew up around Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo , and now their son, Jack, has named one of the park’s Humboldt penguin chicks.   Henceforth, the little penguin with the blue band shall be known as “Eagle.”  via YouTube Why

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Tips for Turning off the Chaos at Home

02Oct

By Laura Gaskill, Houzz Contributor What do urban gardens, the home canning craze, the resurgence of vinyl records and the renewed popularity of old-timey crafts have in common? They’re all ways of addressing the same issue: rushed modern life.

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The Myth of SEC Football

26Sep

First of all, no one is dumb enough to argue that the SEC (Southeastern Conference) doesn’t play damned good football.

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Using Melatonin to Help Children Fall Asleep

25Sep

When I recently shared this article on my Mama Doc Facebook about a “magic” children’s bedtime story promising to make the going-to-sleep process easier, many parents asked me to share thoughts about melatonin.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle teachers have approved a labor contract between the union and its school district, officially ending a weeklong strike that had delayed the start of school for 53,000 students. The walkout began Sept. 9 in Washington state’s largest school district and was suspended pending the outcome of Sunday’s vote by the 5,000-member union

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  WASHINGTON —  Though Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is leading former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in successive polls of Democratic voters in New Hampshire  and Iowa , his campaign faces significantly more difficult terrain outside those two states.  The problem for Sanders is a demographic one.

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Don’t Let the School Choose You: Homeschool

14Sep

Nationwide, hundreds of elementary and secondary schools are ‘accredited with warning’ or face serious budgetary concerns, much to the chagrin of teachers, students and parents alike. Parents hoping to move their students out of these failing districts or schools to more successful institutions may face an uphill battle.

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THIS Is Really When Old Age Begins

14Sep

A 95-year-old Finnish woman may have set the record for the world’s oldest woman to complete a bungee jump, according to Daily Mail . Magit Tall, who walks with the assistance of a cane, took a nearly 500-foot plunge, with the aid of a tandem jumper

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2 Vital Business Lessons From Nature

09Sep

Nature can teach us wonderful business lessons, if we just pay attention. On one of the greatest road trips of my lifetime (2.5 weeks from Seattle down to San Diego), with one of the best friends that a girl could ask for, I found myself hiking at the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon.

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SEATTLE, Sept 3 (Reuters) – Relatives of an unarmed Mexican immigrant farmworker who was shot dead this year by patrolmen in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking more than $25 million in damages.

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Subway  stuck to claims  on Saturday that company executives never received warnings the sandwich chain’s former spokesman Jared Fogle was a pedophile. A spokeswoman also distanced the company from the former CEO of the Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust, Jeff Moody, whom a former franchisee claimed to have warned about Fogle.  Company officials reaffirmed their position to The Huffington Post after a former franchise owner, Cindy Mills, alleged she’d told Moody that Fogle talked about  paying for sex with minors . But Subway’s carefully worded statement left open the possibility that Fogle’s sexual interest in minors was the subject of concern among people involved with the vast restaurant chain.  Subway dropped Fogle as a spokesman after authorities raided his home  in a child pornography investigation in July. He accepted a  plea deal  for charges of child pornography  and paying for sex with minors earlier this month. Mills, who owned a sandwich shop in Florida from 2006 to 2012, said she tried raising a red flag about Fogle to Subway Franchisee Advertising Fund Trust CEO Jeff Moody

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Dear Amazon Workers: Unionize!

25Ago

While shopping on Amazon may be a warm and amiable breeze, working for Amazon is an endless and excruciating violent tempest, according to a New York Times report on conditions among the company’s beleaguered white-collar employees. The Times investigation, based on interviews with scores of professional-level workers, depicts a totalizing, overbearing workplace in which members of every department are under constant surveillance and evaluation, pitted against one another in an endless lethal endurance match. Amazon’s demands are brutal even by tech industry standards.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Fiers (6-9) struck out Justin Turner on his 134th pitch to end it and threw his glove high into the air for his first career complete game and the fifth no-hitter in the big leagues this season. Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma tossed a no-no on Aug 12

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Free Speech Matters

20Ago

Protesters chanting “black lives matter” have heckled, seized the microphone, and shut down a Seattle, Wash., rally for presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Not Since Nineveh

20Ago

Many conservatives wish they could turn the clock back to a happier time, a more wholesome era like the 1950s. Back when television shows were in black and white.

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Three firefighters were killed and as many as four more were injured while battling a wildfire in Washington state’s rural interior on Wednesday. The fallen firefighters were responding to a raging fire that has prompted evacuations near Twisp in Okanogan County

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A week ago,  you brave women dared to interrupt  Seattle’s  so-called progressive Democrats  in order to bring visibility to an element  clearly underrepresented there:  Black Lives. Unfortunately, the moment you decided to do so, you entered  a space where few  good Negros dare to venture.

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By Eric M. Johnson Aug 14 (Reuters) – Michael Sam, who last year became the first openly gay player drafted by a National Football League team, said on Friday he was stepping away from football, citing concerns over his mental health.

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We’re going to begin today with a wrapup of the week that was in the presidential campaigns, and as befitting his status as the Republican frontrunner, we’re going to start with Donald Trump (if you’re sick of hearing about Trump, just skip down eight or ten paragraphs and continue reading). Trump is helicoptering in to the Iowa State Fair today, so perhaps he’ll have said something even more outrageous by the time you read this. Hey, it’s a pretty safe bet, at this point.

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In Austin, Texas, I had the privilege of attending an Undoing Racism workshop, given by organizers with The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond , an anti-racism social justice group. When I went to the workshop, as a white progressive liberal woman born and raised in Seattle, I thought I had it covered

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ABOUT THAT NEW HAMPSHIRE POLL – A new Boston Herald-Franklin Pierce University poll released earlier this week found Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) with a not-quite statistically significant 44 percent to 37 percent lead in New Hampshire over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

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Batboy Who Died In Tragic Accident Remembered

05Ago

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 9-year-old batboy who died after being accidentally struck by a follow-through swing in Wichita has been honored at the baseball team’s first game since his death.

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WASHINGTON – Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced the first eight cities it has selected to participate in a new pilot program to improve life in America’s cities. Chattanooga, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Kansas City, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jackson, Mississippi; Seattle and New Orleans will be the first to benefit from the What Works Cities Initiative.

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After over 20 years, Richmond, Virginia based metal band Lamb of God is still around and still doing it their own way. Never going the safe route, the five-piece band continues to have a place in the metal world with the release of their newest album VII: Sturm Und Drang along with lead singer Randy Blythe ‘s book Dark Days: A Memoir .

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Is a $7 or $8 dozen of eggs from the farmers’ market worth the cost?

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Tigres empato a cero goles con River Plate en la ida de la final de la Copa Libertadores, el cero a cero es un resultado ventajoso para los argentinos al cerrar en casa, sin embargo, si alguien tiene capacidad de proponer un partido defensivo sin duda es el Tuca Ferreti.

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Ayer en el estadio Caliente los Xolos debutaron con un triunfo sobre Zacatepec de dos goles por uno. Goles de Paul Arriola y Alberto Garcia por Tijuana y Jesus Lara por Zacatepec   Alineaciones: Tijuana.- Gibrán Lajud, Uriel Álvarez, Elio Castro, Christian Torres, Alejandro Guido, José Alberto García (Henry Martín, 70), José Madueña, Pedro Hernández, Alfredo Moreno (Humberto Osorio, 59), Paul Arriola y Armando Moreno (Édgar Villegas, 60). DT Rubén Omar Romano (ARG)

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Y así se termina la historia del piojo con la selección nacional, por la puerta de atrás y segun dicen, sin lana

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Pirlo lo sabe…

28Jul

Pedazo de futbolista, no falta viejito en la liga de veteranos que por alguna razon jugara en equipo de morros y nos pusiera un soberano baile, Andrea es ese tipo de futbolista, que corra la pelota no yo. Y su especialidad? el golpeo de balon, ipnotizante, idiotizante, impresionante, ahora que Pirlo en el ocaso de su carrera llega a los Estados Unidos a regar talento y tirar rostro nos demuestra que sabe su negocio y lo sabe muy bien.

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Ayer el piojo saco el cobre nuevamente, durante el abordaje del vuelo de regreso a mexico coincidieron los cronistas de televisión azteca y parte de la seleccion mexicana (jugadores, cuerpo técnico y federativos) y cuando el técnico nacional se dio cuenta que el cronista deportivo estaba al alcance de su mano no desaprovecho su oportunidad. Supuestamente le tiro un manotazo y lo amenazo verbalmente, además de que su hija lo increpo y después cacheteo a Luis García, al parecer la cadena americana Univision tiene video de estos hechos y promete hacerlos públicos por la noche, habra que esperar para ver si se confirma lo sucedido y que posibles sanciones se podrían llegar a dar contra el técnico nacional

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Se va el piojo

28Jul

Las malas lenguas dicen que el piojo vive sus ultimas horas como técnico del seleccionado mexicano, la agresión a Cristian Martinoli y a Luis García son la gota que derramo un vaso que ya traia el escandalo de los posts del partido verde, tuits y reacciones fuera de lugar en conferencias de prensa y además los malos resultados deportivos. La pura actitud de Herrera debería bastar para dejarlo fuera de la seleccion, un puesto con un perfil tan alto no se puede permitir para alguien con tan poca vocación de ídolo, menos aun en un país como el nuestro y menos aun en los tiempos que vivimos, responder de manera violenta a la critica es lo ultimo que se espera de alguien que es ejemplo de muchos en este país

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  National Hot Dog Day is here on July 23, which naturally got us thinking of all the wondrous ways weiners are consumed around the world . The Seattle Dog is smothered in cream cheese, the Mexican  Sonora dog  is wrapped in bacon, and the Japanese octodog looks like an octopus, obviously.

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It’s the moment in between my waking life and my deepest state of slumber that I see the world clearly. Life only gets blurry when I open my eyes. In my limitless dream state world, in the deepest parts of my mind to the very last second before I’m fully conscious, I see everything in 20/2 like a hawk.

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Rite of passage ceremonies for adolescents have increasingly become a thing of the past. But several meaningful coming-of-age observances are still holding their own, and even experiencing a resurgence.

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Portland International Airport will allow travelers within Oregon to carry amounts of marijuana legalized by the state’s recreational marijuana law, which took effect this month.  “For those flying to other cities in the state of Oregon, traveling with marijuana is allowable as long as that passenger meets all the other legal requirements of the state law,” said Steve Johnson, spokesman for Port of Portland, which owns and operates the airport, told The Huffington Post on Monday.  Passengers flying within Oregon need take no special steps before their flight, Johnson said. Travelers simply must pass through the usual Transportation Security Administration checkpoints. If a TSA officer discovers marijuana, they’ll notify airport police, who will make sure that the passenger’s marijuana doesn’t exceed one ounce  and that their boarding pass shows an Oregon destination.  TSA officers don’t actively search for marijuana  or other drugs before flights

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SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks will close all of its La Boulange cafes by the end of September.

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By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Overweight and obese women are at increased risk of developing breast cancer after menopause, compared to normal-weight women, a large new analysis finds. The cancer risk rises with greater weight, researchers found, and women with the most severe obesity were 86 percent more likely to develop the most common form of breast cancer, and to be diagnosed with more advanced cancers

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