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Seattle City Council Considering Dropping Hygiene Standards For Taxi Drivers

Seattle is looking to drop hygiene standards for the city’s taxi drivers.


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Study: Mother’s Kiss Can Dislodge Objects From Child’s Nostrils

Hospitals report that they get many incidents when they need to get an object, such as crayons or erasers, out of a child as a result of horseplay or curiosity. Most of the time a procedure will involve hooks, glue, and catheters. Now, there may be an easier way.


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Hamster Placed In Police Protective Custody Following DUI Stop

Local authorities placed a hamster into protective custody after its owner, an intoxicated driver, was arrested.


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Mom Claims Bus Driver Kicked Her, Baby Off Over Child’s Smelly Diaper

A Seattle mom is involved in a stinky dispute with the city’s Metro Transit.


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Study: Bing Search Engine Found To Be The “Most Poisonous”

A study investigating the quality of the results offered by various search engines found that Bing leads users to the largest number of contaminated websites.


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Firefighter Fired For Sending Out Christian Emails Through Department Account

A fire captain was fired for continuing to send out Christian emails from his department account.


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100 Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Preserved In Unique Fossil

Experts at Oregon State University have discovered a one-of-a-kind fossil in which an ancient spider is forever frozen in the process of attacking its prey.


An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R) at a mobile phone shop. (Photo by JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Toxic Chemicals Found In Smartphones

A new study that tested almost 40 different cell phones found that every single one came with chemical hazards.


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Study: Almost Half Of Washington State Jobs Are From China

Trade in international ports such as China make up for 40 percent of Washington State’s economy.