LARRY STONE: To be a Mariners' fan is to live in mortal fear of every discarded prospect blossoming into stardom in another uniform. It doesn't happen quite as often as you think, but it sure seems that way because of a few spectacular examples. Justin Smoak could be another one.
Despite a big money battle over climate change in Legislative races, that topic ranks low in a new KCTS-9 Washington Poll of voter concerns.
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UPDATE - 09:23 AM Official: At least 2 dead in Kansas airport crash
UPDATE - 09:18 AM Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned
UPDATE - 09:23 AM Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
UPDATE - 09:23 AM Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win
UPDATE - 09:23 AM Sweden recognizes Palestinian state; Israel upset
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UPDATE - 08:07 AM Orson Welles' last film may finally be released
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The FBI's actions in this case undermined the credibility of press organizations who hold government accountable -- and that matters.Editorial: "FBI exploited press credibility in bomb ruse"
- Editorial: In 45th District race, look past the political spin
- Editorial: The Times recommends to approve Highline Public Schools bond measure
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- Guest: Compassion needed to tackle youth justice in King County
UPDATE - 09:24 AM Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals