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March 9, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Talk about it: Seattle’s port losing big customer to Tacoma

A consortium of three shipping lines that accounts for about 20 percent of the Port of Seattle’s container traffic is moving to Tacoma — the latest shift in the long-running rivalry between the two seaports. The Port of Seattle said in a statement the relocation could mean job losses in Seattle, and called for greater cooperation…

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March 9, 2012 at 12:31 PM

Talk about it: Seattle's port losing big customer to Tacoma

A consortium of three shipping lines that accounts for about 20 percent of the Port of Seattle’s container traffic is moving to Tacoma — the latest shift in the long-running rivalry between the two seaports. The Port of Seattle said in a statement the relocation could mean job losses in Seattle, and called for greater cooperation…

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March 9, 2012 at 12:24 PM

Talk about it: Viral video of Joseph Kony draws eyeballs, concern about facts

A smoothly produced, 29-minute video, “Kony 2012,” about elusive African warlord Joseph Kony, has gone viral on the Internet by tapping the power of social media. But critics think it’s too smooth. Full story here. Our usual reader comments is down for technical reasons, but you can use the commenting thread below to share your…

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March 9, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Talk about it: Teach for America’s first year in local classrooms

It’s been a rocky first year for the Puget Sound branch of Teach for America, an organization that since 1989 has placed thousands of high-performing recent college graduates without teaching credentials in some of the country’s lowest-performing schools for two-year stints. Yet school officials in both Seattle and Federal Way say the TFA teachers are succeeding…

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March 9, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Talk about it: Teach for America's first year in local classrooms

It’s been a rocky first year for the Puget Sound branch of Teach for America, an organization that since 1989 has placed thousands of high-performing recent college graduates without teaching credentials in some of the country’s lowest-performing schools for two-year stints. Yet school officials in both Seattle and Federal Way say the TFA teachers are succeeding…

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December 19, 2011 at 2:04 PM

Top search terms of 2011 on seattletimes.com

Here are the top 10 news terms searched for by seattletimes.com readers this year. They mostly reflect the largest news stories of the year, except possibly for the omission of “Japan earthquake” and “tsunami.”

1. Amanda Knox

2. Marijuana

3. 787

4. Mastro

5. Viaduct

6. Darren Berg

7. Immigration

8. Occupy

9. I-1183

10. Amazon

Here’s a word cloud showing the relative popularity of our top internal search terms:

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