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Amanda Knox: No Happy Ending To My Story

While Amanda Knox and her co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted last week of the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, she now says that there is no happy ending to her story. Amanda Knox spent almost four years in Italian prison, finally returning home to Seattle in 2011, but even then her fight was not over. In an open letter to …

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Katt Williams Sued for Throwing Chairs at a Family After a Show

Katt Williams is digging in pretty deep lately. Getting busted with Suge Knight was a pretty high-profile problem. But it is not the first time he’s run afoul of the law, and it is not even the most recent of his troubles. Katt Williams is now being sued by a family in Seattle who say that he threw chairs at …

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Misty Upham Died of Blunt-Force Injuries, Shows Autopsy

Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing in early October, died of blunt force injuries to the head and torso. According to a Seattle Times report the cause of death was announced this week by the King County, Washington Medical Examiner’s Office. Upham was reported missing by her family on October 6. She was last seen on October 5 …

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Marijuana Legalization: Seattle Pot Shops in Standoff Over Shutdown

Whenever marijuana is legalized in any form, anywhere, there is a bit of red tape that has to be handled. Heretofore, there were no forms, staffing, website sections, and other such trappings to handle the subject. Now a bureaucracy has to be created. When Seattle legalized medical marijuana, they ran into just such an issue. Shops were opening, but those …

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Misty Upham: Search For Missing Actress Continues

The search for Misty Upham, the 32-year-old actress who went missing last week, is continuing. Police in the Seattle, Washington suburb of Auburn told The Seattle Times that they are “concerned” about Upham’s disappearance but that the incident is not being considered suspicious. Upham was reported missing on October 6. She was last seen on October 5 walking away from …

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Weed Fairy Visits Seattle, Spreads 50 Nuggets

The Weed Fairy visited Seattle last weekend and gave away free weed to keep everyone’s spirits high. The fairy tweeted a photo of her note with the caption, “Seattle, I just hit you up. Weed’s everywhere in Capitol Hill. Have a good weekend.” 50 fliers were spread around Seattle with a nugget of weed taped to them. The fliers read, …

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North Bend Explosion Destroys Businesses

An early-morning explosion in North Bend, Washington leveled businesses and destroyed property in the surrounding neighborhood today. According to a Seattle Times report the explosion is suspected to have been caused by natural gas. A strip mall near the explosion was almost completely leveled, destroying businesses including a pizza restaurant, a barber shop, a dance studio, and offices. Further out …

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Kurt Cobain’s Case Won’t Be Reopened by Seattle PD

Seattle police have stated that they won’t be reopening the case regarding the death of iconic Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, just days before the 20-year anniversary of his suicide in 1994. He was 27. Over the years there has been speculation and numerous conspiracy theories concerning some unknown cause of Cobain’s death, but police insist that it was a gunshot …

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Oprah Winfrey Partners With Starbucks

Oprah Winfrey is partnering with Starbucks where she will launch her own blend of tea called Oprah Chai Tea. The tea will debut on Mother’s Day–Sunday, May 11th–in Starbucks and Teavana stores in both the United States and Canada. The media icon traveled to Seattle and worked with teaologist Naoko Tsunoda. Oprah’s special blend of tea includes “notes of cinnamon, …

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Ken Griffey Jr. Apologizes for Awkward ESPN Inteview

Ken Griffey Jr.’s interview with Linda Cohn on ESPN’s SportsCenter was awkward to the point of being difficult to watch. Now Griffey wants Cohn and her viewers to know he’s sorry for how the interview went. Griffey gave a series of interviews on Wednesday in connection with Upper Deck’s month-long 25th anniversary celebration. Everyone wanted to know Griffey’s thoughts on …

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Seattle Mammoth Tusk Discovered At Construction Site

Experts from the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture claim that a recently discovered mammoth tusk might be the largest found in the entire Seattle area. The tusk, which is also believed to have come from an Ice Age mammoth, was unearthed by several construction workers conducting an excavation in the Lake Union area of Seattle. According to a …

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Seahawks 747: Boeing Cheers On Seahawks With New Plane

This Sunday, the Boeing commercial airplane company will obviously be cheering for its hometown football team, the Seahawks. The team will be going against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend during yet another “football holiday.” In honor of the team, Boeing revealed its Seahawks-themed 747 airplane this week, which made its first flight on Thursday through Seattle, …

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