All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Seattle’

Seahawks QB Arrested For DUI on May 5

The Seattle Times reported this week that Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Josh Portis was arrested on May 5 for suspicion of DUI. The NFL player was reportedly stopped on the evening of Cinco de Mayo for speeding. The state patrol officer who stopped the athlete stated that Portis smelled of alcohol. Portis was arrested, and at least one blood test …

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Tower Climber Falls, Dies in Seattle

A man climbing a power tower in Seattle has died, but not for lack of climbing ability. According to an Associated Press report, the man was climbing a 200-foot power tower when he touched a high-voltage power line and was electrocuted, falling to a platform that was around 150 feet off the ground. The incident occurred around 12:30 am PDT …

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Steve Ballmer May Be Bringing the NBA Back to Seattle

Is Steve Ballmer about to bring the Sonics back to Seattle? Yahoo Sports is reporting that a group led by Microsoft’s Ballmer and hedge-fund manager Chris Hansen is in the process of finalizing a deal with the Maloof family – owners of the ailing Sacramento Kings. The deal is reportedly for $500 million, and will see the franchise move to …

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Seattle Gets Fiber Internet Thanks To Gigabit Squared

Before there was Google Fiber, the city of Chattanooga, TN offered gigabit Internet by building out its own fiber infrastructure. Now that Google Fiber is here, however, other cities are beginning to adopt their own fiber Internet services to combat the painfully slow and expensive services offered by telecoms. The latest city to join this effort is Seattle, WA. The …

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Terrell Owens a Free Agent Once Again

Less than one month after being signed by the Seattle Seahawks, Terrell Owens has been released and is a free agent once again. The wide receiver announced his new free agency via his Twitter account: I’m no longer a Seahawk. I THANK the organization 4 the opportunity, I’m truly blessed beyond belief. My FAITH is intact & will NOT waiver. …

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Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities

Google has expanded its coverage of 3D Google Earth imagery to include Denver and Seattle. Google announced the imagery, to make its maps more appealing, back in June. The imagery, first available on Android, made its way to iOS a couple weeks ago. Safeco Field (Seattle) Downtown Seattle Denver Art Museum Wells Faro Center (Denver) Google has been adding a …

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Man Posting To Facebook While Running from Police

Travis Nicolaysen has been running from the police since April 4. According to the Peninsula Daily News, Nicolaysen was sought by police for parole violations and for assaulting his girlfriend. He got away from police in two separate foot chases that also included being tracked by a police dog. Police believe he got away by car. That’s when the Facebook …

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Matt Flynn And Seattle Seahawks Sign A Deal

After backing up Aaron Rodgers for the Packers, Matt Flynn is ready to prove himself as Seattle’s next quarterback. Since helping to solidify a win for Green Bay over Detroit last season with 480 yards and six touchdowns, Flynn drew the attention of a few teams who were looking for a capable free agent. Miami came calling as well as …

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