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Local Bridge dangler inspired by kayaktivists, supporters below (Video)
A protester who dangled from the St. Johns Bridge for 40 hours said he has never done a climb like it before and was scared; but Razz Gormley said he was inspired from supporters on the ground and kayaktivists in the river.

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YouNews My Part In Fighting Climate Change My Part In Fighting Climate Change
What am I doing to help the climate?
I am using solar to offset some power needs.

face it, rather or not you like it our climate is shifting.
Enjoy the snow when it comes, because one year, we may not get any snow anymore for a very long time.

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Local Broker: Ballard 'Up' house to be saved, moved Broker: Ballard 'Up' house to be saved, moved
Edith Macefield's Ballard home - known as the '"Up" house' to most - will be moved and preserved, a broker involved in the matter announced Thursday.

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Around the World

National & World Washed-up wing part may be 1st trace of missing Malaysia jet (Photo Gallery)
A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries.
National & World Texas trooper's boss says he had reason to stop Sandra Bland
The top boss over the Texas trooper who arrested Sandra Bland said there was reason to pull her over for failing to signal a lane change and told lawmakers Thursday that the trooper remains on the state payroll because the investigation is still playing out.

Sports

Sports British review of Salazar finds no issue with Mo Farah
Britain's anti-doping agency defended its procedures for dealing with missed drug tests on Thursday after it was reported that distance runner Mo Farah missed two doping controls in the leadup to the 2012 London Olympics.
Sports Tom Brady vows to fight on, denies 'deflategate' accusations
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension on Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP.

Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors $700 million plan to help salmon habitat faces new challenge (Photo Gallery)
A massive federal habitat restoration effort in the Columbia River Basin has spent more than $700 million on breaching levies, restoring tidal channels, reconnecting floodplains and other actions meant to boost salmon and steelhead populations imperiled by hydroelectric dams.

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Home 9-year-old raises $47k for sick friend 9-year-old raises $47k for sick friend (Video)
Some are calling her an angel, amazing and selfless. And she pretty much fits those descriptions perfectly! A 9-year old girl was hoping to raise a little money making bracelets to help her best friend with a rare skin disease, but that little turned into thousands! Stacey Spivey reports.
Home NICU babies reunite with hospital staff NICU babies reunite with hospital staff (Video)
Babies are often in the NICU for weeks, sometimes months, so the hospital staff not only get's to know the patients during their stay but their families too, creating a bond that can be remembered for a lifetime. Each year, Memorial Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado invite families of former neonatal intensive care unit patients to reunite with the doctors and nurses who helped save their lives. Taylor Bishop has the story.
Home Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on Pass the crayons! Coloring books for adults catching on (Video)
If you like to be creative, but don't consider yourself an artist, there's a new hobby that might be just right for you. Adult coloring has become extremely popular in recent months. So popular, in fact, several adult coloring books are on best seller lists.

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Travel & Outdoors Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a "Wild" adventure Trail drawing upsurge of hikers seeking a "Wild" adventure
Build a trail from Mexico to Canada, and a trickle of hardy souls will see if they can cover it, pushing through parched desert, driving rain and sky-high fields of snow. Let Hollywood glamorize the trail a half-century later and the masses will arrive, prepared or not.

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Technology

Technology Review: Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
With Windows 10, everyone gets along. There are still separate desktop and tablet modes, but you largely stick with one or the other depending on whether you have a keyboard.
Technology Motorola refreshes Android phones, offers better cameras
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
Technology Nike offers partial refund to end FuelBand lawsuit
Nike will give partial refunds or gift cards to people who bought FuelBand fitness trackers in the last 3 1/2 years, resolving a lawsuit that says the products can't accurately tally how many steps a user is taking or how many calories they've burned.
Technology Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means
Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.
Technology Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research
Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.

Politics

Politics Washington governor seeks plan to limit carbon emissions
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws, saying that the state can't wait for legislative action to address climate change.

Business

Business US home rental prices rise again in June
U.S. home rental prices climbed much faster than incomes in June. But there are signs of slowing momentum around major job hubs such as New York, Los Angeles and Washington.
Business Bleisure: Table for one? Dining alone on a business trip
A business trip might leave you too tired to venture out for dinner. But if you're up for something beyond room service or hotel restaurants, a good meal out is one way to brighten up long days spent in meetings. Here are some strategies for dining out while traveling for work.

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