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  • Startup helps new college grads prep for that first real job

    After Ian Harvey graduated from Western Washington University this summer, he was unsure just how to land his first job in his field of communications. Sending out resumes seemed like an exercise in futility, and Harvey didn't know how to get his foot in...
  • How Kentucky tobacco grew a possible miracle drug for Ebola problem

    When two American aid workers came down with the deadly Ebola virus recently, an experimental treatment materialized seemingly out of nowhere. How did a possible miracle drug for one of the deadliest diseases in Africa come to be grown half a world away...
  • Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes

    Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes
    As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says. The metabolic abnormalities seen in...
  • Colorado, Washington senators seek uniform US guidelines on recreational pot

    SEATTLE Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines...
  • Organic foods are more nutritious, according to review of 343 studies

    Most everyone who has ever selected their fruits and vegetables from the "organic" section while grocery shopping probably thought they were doing something good for their bodies and the environment. Yet the question of whether organic foods are in fact...
  • U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases

    U. of C., Knox College among schools being investigated for handling of sex cases
    The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education. Both schools have...
  • Richard Daugherty dies at 91; archaeologist studied Makah tribe site

    Tidal erosion caused by a February 1970 winter storm ate away a bank of soil on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, revealing parts of five Native American longhouses. The longhouses near Lake Ozette had been buried suddenly by a mudslide sometime around...
  • New dean named at UCI's business school

    UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business will have a new dean this summer, according to a news release. Eric R. Spangenberg, who is in his ninth year as the dean Washington State University's College of Business, will take the helm of the Paul...
  • 'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade

     'At Middleton' romantic comedy gets a middling grade
    "At Middleton," the new romantic comedy starring Vera Farmiga and Andy Garcia as strangers who collide during a campus tour with their college-bound kids, is like a feckless flirtation. I use the word "feckless" because it keeps popping up in the film,...
  • Are you a niceaholic?

    Are you a niceaholic?
    You could always count on Kathy Church. When friends called to vent, she would pick up the phone. When there was a crisis at work, she'd dig in. When family members got together, she'd show up no matter how much she didn't want to. Church was always...
  • Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa

    Lincoln Park Zoo works to eradicate rabies in Africa
    NANGALE, Tanzania —¬†Huddled with his younger brother, the young man laughs easily, conspiratorially, at the commotion caused by the presence of curious foreigners in his family's modest compound outside this small village.¬† But when you ask 19-...