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UW Leading Study Of Oso Mudslide

The University of Washington is helping lead a geotechnical team to investigate what caused the March 22 landslide at Oso and what might be done to prevent similar disasters.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2014

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Pot-Smoking Students Outperform ‘Marginalized’ Tobacco Smokers

Students who smoke marijuana – and refrain from smoking tobacco –achieve higher levels of academic success than their “marginalized” cigarette-smoking peers.

03/28/2014

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: In this handout from Washington State Dept of Transportation, an aerial view of the hill that originated the mudslide March 23, 2014 between Darrington and Arlington, Washington. Eight people have been confirmed dead and at least 18 others are still missing after a massive mudslide leveled homes and blocked a river and a road. (Photo by Washington State Dept of Transportation via Getty Images)

Seismic Readings Show 2 Landslides At Oso

Seismometers showed no earthquake triggered Saturday’s landslide at Oso, but seismic signals show there were two major slides during the event, about four minutes apart.

03/27/2014

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Petersen Kicks Off First Practice At Washington

Asked if moving around to different drills was his nature, Huskies head coach Chris Petersen joked that usually he’s up in a tower, “eating snacks.”

1090 The Fan–03/05/2014

File photo of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Juries More Likely To Sentence African Americans To Death

Two years ago, when Washington’s Supreme Court was reviewing the death sentence assigned to a black man accused of raping and murdering a 65-year-old woman, Justice Charles Wiggins found himself troubled by numbers.

02/24/2014

Peace Corps volunteers during a swearing-in ceremony (Photo credit: TANG CHHIN SOTHY/AFP/Getty Images)

3 WA Schools Best Source Of Peace Corps Volunteers

The Peace Corps says the University of Washington, Western Washington University and Gonzaga are among the best places in the nation for recruiting volunteers.

CBS Seattle–02/11/2014

Police and the remnants of a fire are seen near the University of Washington after Seattle Seahawks fans started a fire in an intersection after watching their team win the Super Bowl  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Multiple Bonfires Set In University District After Super Bowl

Students celebrating near the University of Washington Sunday night after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory started several bonfires in the streets.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mendoza Nominated For Federal Bench

A state judge from the Tri-Cities has been nominated by President Obama to become a federal judge for Eastern Washington.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2014

Running back Bishop Sankey (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Washington’s Sankey Plans To Enter NFL Draft

Washington running back Bishop Sankey will skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft after the best rushing season in school history.

1090 The Fan–12/30/2013

The Space Needle, right, is viewed May 30, 2000 against the backdrop of downtown Seattle, WA. An earthquake measuring 6.8 in magnitude hit Seattle February 28, 2001. (Photo by Dan Callister/Getty Images)

Study: Over 10,000 Buildings At Risk From Earthquake Triggered Landslides

According to a new study from the University of Washington, more than 10,000 buildings are at high risks from earthquake triggered landslides.

12/16/2013

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