Shivering in the cold snap? The worst has yet to come, says KPLU weather expert Cliff Mass.
‘Colder Air than We’ve Had’
Temperatures will drop even more this weekend, says Mass, who teaches atmospheric sciences at the University of Washington.
“The coldest temperature of this event will occur Saturday and Sunday, and I expect Sunday morning to be ground zero for cold,” he said. "As the low goes by, cold air is going to be moving out—even colder air than we’ve had before.”
Before the Civil War, most people ate at home, consuming mostly what they could forage, barter, butcher or grow in the backyard.
The story begins in central China, in an apple-growing region called Maoxian County, near the city of Chengdu. In the mid-1990s, the bees that regularly showed up there every spring suddenly didn't. Apple farmers, obviously, need bees.
"It is pretty clear that in the next few years, India will become the largest market outside the U.S.," Doyle tells The Economic Times of India.
Why? Well, there's always the mercenary aspect of the labels' self-interest to consider — but come on, the 65-CD Benjamin Britten edition works out to something like less than $5 a disc at retail price.
Earlier this year, Aetna announced it would bow out of the state's individual market, effective Dec. 31. Cigna is staying, but isn't offering any products on the exchange. Right now, both companies are accepting new customers into pre-Affordable Care Act plans.
Aetna plans are available to Costco members only until Dec. 15.
How do you create jobs in Seattle and Alaska? By build fishing boats here and hiring workers who might otherwise only get jobs in fast-food restaurants.
That’s the message from a roundtable gathered for U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Mark Begich, D-Alaska, in Seattle Thursday.
The problem is access to capital, according to the panel of representatives of the shipbuilding industry that builds and supports fishing boats for Seattle’s fleet.
There’s no place like home. That’s definitely true for the Seattle Seahawks. They’re undefeated at CenturyLink Field this season with a margin of victory that hasn’t been seen in the NFL in 40 years.
KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the Seahawks will move a step closer to having home field advantage in the playoffs if they beat the 49ers on Sunday in San Francisco, a place where they haven’t won since 2008.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says Oregon's Dungeness crabs are ready to eat in time for holiday feasting and fishing can begin Dec. 16.
Now it is up to the fishermen to decide if they are willing to go get them. Hugh Link of the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission says price negotiations between fishermen and processors start Monday in Newport.
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Mandela's journey from freedom fighter to president capped a dramatic half-century-long struggle against white rule and the institution of apartheid.
Mandela died after a prolonged lung infection, which had been a recurring problem for him since his days as a prisoner of conscience on South Africa's Robben Island. He served 27 years at the notorious jail.
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Earlier this week, Onyango Obama, 69, faced a deportation that resulted from a 2011 drunken-driving arrest.
A noble buck in the Pennsylvania woods? Maybe not. A murderous, meth-dealing bare-knuckle-boxing promoter? Bang!
Our hero is Russell (Christian Bale), a small-town dark knight.