Archive for January, 2012

Gingrinch, Romney won’t let up on attacks in Florida primary

Cheered by new polls, Mitt Romney is all but predicting victory in Tuesday’s Republican presidential primary. Newt Gingrich is looking past Florida to regroup, vowing he won’t stay buried long. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Romney confidently eyeing Fla. primary’s big prize

Romney is heavily favored in the winner-take-all primary, the final and possibly pivotal contest in a high-stakes month in which the former Massachusetts governor has claimed one win and two second-place finishes so far. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Mitt Romney to attend Seattle fundraiser in March

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney will be in Seattle for a March 1 fundraiser. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Washington Senate to vote on gay marriage bill Wednesday

The Senate Rules Committee advanced the bill on a 14-7 vote, with six of the seven Republicans on the committee voting no. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Free whooping cough immunizations in Snohomish County

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Know the signs of pre-diabetes

Nearly 80 million people already have pre-diabetes and most don’t know it. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

McDonald’s scraps controversial ‘pink slime’ beef process

McDonald’s has made a menu change, announcing the restaurant will no longer use a food additive some have dubbed “pink slime.” Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

King Co. residents take part in two cardiac arrest trials

If your heart stops beating and you live in King County, the type of treatment you receive may be part of a random test. The county is part of a national study to find out the best type of CPR and medication for cardiac arrest. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

How kitchen grease is refined into jet fuel

“Yellow Grease,” long a waste product from restaurant kitchens has a growing market as an alternative fuel. Some of it, after special processing, ends up as jet fuel. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Consumer confidence retreats in January

NEW YORK (AP) — A private research group says that consumer confidence retreated in January after two straight months of big gains. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites