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First legal marijuana-buyer in Spokane fired … but gets job back

First legal marijuana-buyer in Spokane fired … but gets job back

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Mike Boyer made a big splash on Tuesday when he became the first person to buy state-licensed weed in Spokane. Then he made an even bigger splash nationally and internationally when he posted his resume on Craigslist later Tuesday stating: “I lost my job due to the news coverage of me being the FIRST PERSON TO […] [Read More]
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J. Crew’s new triple-zero size causing a commotion

J. Crew’s new triple-zero size causing a commotion

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J. Crew is being criticized for introducing new, smaller sizes to their clothes. The store now offers size 000 and xxxs. Reataildive.com reports that some bloggers are claiming the new sizes are “part of the ‘vanity sizing’ J.Crew has been known for in the past. In vanity sizing, larger sizes are marked with lower numbers to […] [Read More]
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Minnesota Twins now have beer vending machines. What can go wrong?

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The Minnesota Twins have just one-upped the rest of the American professional sporting world. Yes, they have installed beer vending machines in time for the All-Star Game, and what could possibly go wrong? The Minneapolis Star Tribune has the details: A patron goes to a concession cashier, shows proper identification to verify age and buys […] [Read More]
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Schlitterbahn runs first human test on insane new ride

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Schlitterbahn water park has conducted its first human trials of the Verrückt, a new ride that stands 168 feet, 7 inches tall and has been dubbed the world’s tallest water slide. The 17-story slide’s public debut continues to be delayed, but the Kansas City park has released this point-of-view video from the first live human […] [Read More]
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America’s finest felon lands modeling contract

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America’s most wanted man, for his looks, has finally been snagged, by a modeling agency. Jeremy Meeks, a 30-year-old convicted felon from Stockton whose mugshot nearly broke the Internet a few weeks ago, has reportedly landed himself a contract with an agent,according to FOX411, even though he remains in custody on multiple felony counts ranging […] [Read More]
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Erykah Badu interrupts live news broadcast

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A Grammy-winning singer made a bizarre, unscheduled appearance on New York’s PIX11 last week. Erykah Badu video-bombed Mario Diaz’s live shot Friday, then attempted to kiss Diaz before he rebuffed her. The video above doesn’t show it, but she then made an obscene gesture to the camera. There are worse ways to end up on […] [Read More]
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Bel Air couple poses for photos after wife overturns car

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A Bel Air, Calif., couple took a minor car accident in stride last Friday, posing for photos with the vehicle while they waited for help to arrive. Benjamin Neufeld told KTLA 5 News that he was in his kitchen when he heard noise outside. He went outside to see his wife Elizabeth in her blue […] [Read More]
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Ann Coulter: Growing popularity of soccer ‘sign of the nation’s moral decay’

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Ann Coulter is fed up. This time it’s about soccer. “I’ve held off on writing about soccer for a decade — or about the length of the average soccer game — so as not to offend anyone. But enough is enough. Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation’s moral […] [Read More]
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Want to watch the Germany-US game? Jurgen Klinsmann has a note for your boss

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So what are you planning on doing this morning? Acting like you are working while watching the US and Germany play in the World Cup? US coach Jurgen Klinsmann is here to help. He has provided soccer fans in US a note to your boss that he signed: <a href=”http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattlesports/files/2014/06/note.png”><img class=”aligncenter” alt=”How can a boss […] [Read More]
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Recap: Here’s 30 recent studies on the effects of marijuana

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The scientific consensus on marijuana is still up in the air, but it seems to be falling in favor of marijuana with each passing day. In order to provide a survey of the various research that’s been done on the topic, we put together a list of 30 studies about pot use from the past […] [Read More]
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