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'Warm Water Blob' Hits Seattle

A large mass of warmer water extending into Puget Sound is having an effect on weather and marine life. KING's Glenn Farley reports.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:12:35 GMT
Corn Dogs and Confederate Flags? Fair Won't Ban Symbol

The Delaware County Fair organizers say it's too late to tell vendors they can't sell flag merchandise.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:10:32 GMT
The Rich Overestimate Others' Wealth, Study Finds

The rich are more likely to think that others are wealthy too, and they tend to underestimate the impact of income inequality, a new study finds.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:06 GMT
Rare Baseball Card Fetches $179,250 at Auction

A rare pre-Civil War baseball card handed down within the family of a ballplayer for more than 150 years fetches $179,250 at an auction.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:02:12 GMT
Will Cecil the Lion's Killer Be Extradited to Zimbabwe?

Oppah Muchinguri said Zimbabwe wanted to extradite Walter Palmer so "he can be held accountable for his illegal action."

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:34:54 GMT
Couple Saves Child From Hot Car

Oklahoma couple call 911 and remove toddler from sweltering car in Walmart parking lot. KJRH's Joe Henke reports.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:34:32 GMT
U.S.: St. Louis County Family Court Discriminates Against Blacks

A Justice Department investigation has concluded that the St. Louis, Missouri County Family Court discriminates against black children.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:33:17 GMT
Seattle Eatery's Early Minimum Wage Hike Succeeds

At one Seattle restaurant, an early move to the $15 minimum wage that the city is phasing in has been an unqualified success.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:45 GMT
Dealership Accused of Using Customer's Car to Run Errands

A Colorado woman's dashboard camera shows a car dealership employee driving her vehicle hundreds of miles, running personal errands over several days, and still failed to fix it. KUSA's Nelson Garcia reports.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:21:40 GMT
How Rising Textbook Prices Mirror Rising Drug Costs

Ben Popken explains what's behind the rise in textbook prices, and how the economics behind school supplies will keep pushing prices higher.

Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:16:30 GMT
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