Washington (state)

4:24pm

Tue April 8, 2014
Around the Nation

Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance

Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 3:24 am

Searchers walk near a demolished house in Oso, Wash., in March. Few homeowners in Washington and neighboring Oregon have mudslide insurance.
Elaine Thompson AP

Depending on whom you talk to, either no one could have predicted the massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., last month — or it was a disaster just waiting to happen. But if homeowners in the slide's path are typical of most people in this part of the country, they were not insured against this kind of event — and are unlikely to see an insurance payout.

That's because standard homeowner's insurance doesn't cover mudslides. And the insurance is not only expensive, it's also difficult to purchase.

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2:53pm

Mon April 7, 2014
Shots - Health News

Measles At A Rock Concert Goes Viral In A Bad Way

Originally published on Tue April 8, 2014 9:54 am

This one's virus-free: Matthew Followill, Nathan Followill and Caleb Followill of Kings of Leon performed in Los Angeles in December.
Kevin Winter Getty Images for Radio.com

If you went to see the Kings of Leon concert on March 28 in Seattle, let's hope you came home with nothing but great memories.

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1:33am

Mon March 3, 2014
Shots - Health News

Evidence On Marijuana's Health Effects Is Hazy At Best

Originally published on Tue March 4, 2014 7:23 am

C. Nash smokes after possession of marijuana became legal in Washington state on Dec. 6, 2012.
Ted S. Warren AP

Colorado opened its first pot stores in January, and adults in Washington state will be able to walk into a store and buy marijuana this summer. But this legalization of recreational marijuana is taking place without much information on the possible health effects.

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11:43am

Tue February 4, 2014
Sports

Seahawks Say They Figured Out Manning's Signals

Originally published on Tue February 4, 2014 11:56 am

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning during Sunday's Super Bowl. Some players on the Seattle Seahawks say they studied his hand signals. That helped them shut down the Broncos defense, they say.
Kevin C. Cox Getty Images

Here's a window into why the Seattle Seahawks' defense so thoroughly dominated the Denver Broncos' offense during Sunday's Super Bowl, which Seattle won 43-8.

Yes, it certainly seems as if Seattle's players were just bigger and faster and played better.

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8:15pm

Sun February 2, 2014
Sports

Seattle Dominates Denver To Win Its First Super Bowl

Originally published on Mon February 3, 2014 7:52 am

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson stiff-arms Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey on Sunday during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Jeff Zelevansky Getty Images

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday night, the first Super Bowl victory in the team's history.

The game got off to an odd start on the first play from scrimmage when Broncos center Manny Ramirez snapped the ball past quarterback Peyton Manning, who was walking up to the line and didn't have his hands ready. That set the tone for the trouncing the Broncos would receive over the course of the night at the hands of the voracious Seahawks.

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