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June 3, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Komen participation down 40 percent; donations down $500,000

About 8,500 people walked and ran in Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,  40 percent fewer than last year. The Seattle event raised $1.1 million for breast-cancer research and health services, half a million dollars less than in 2011. Officials blame the controversy over Komen’s decision earlier this year to cut off funding…

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February 23, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Condom codes let users “check in” with smartphones

If you knew that everyone in your neighborhood was having sex — and wearing a condom — would that encourage you to start thinking about safe sex? That’s the theory, or part of it, behind Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest’s distribution of 55,000 bar-coded condoms to community colleges and universities and its own health centers…

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February 1, 2012 at 6:47 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Microsoft layoffs … Planned Parenthood money gone

Weather:  Rain this morning. Lots of it. But it should be gone by afternoon and we might even see some sunshine. What are you complaining about, anyway? The weekend looks great! But don’t take my word for it: Click here. Traffic:  A four-car crash on southbound Interstate 5 in Everett, near Broadway, was by 6:30 a.m….

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