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February 20, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Poll: State drivers busy talking — even texting — on cellphones

Last year, a study of distracted driving in Washington revealed that one in 12 drivers in the state use their cellphones while behind the wheel, and nearly half of those were using them for texting. The only thing surprising about that data to most folks was how low the number was — just…


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May 20, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Poll: Is it right or wrong to ban gun-control ads on buses?

Take Our Poll Community Transit, the primary transit organization in Snohomish County, has said no to running ads from a gun-control group. The transit organization, however, says the policy isn’t aimed at the group, Washington Cease Fire. Community Transit’s board adopted the new policy May 2, saying it doesn’t want to give riders the idea that…


0 Comments | More in General news, Government | Topics: political ads, poll, transit

February 19, 2013 at 8:45 AM

Poll: Gondolas over downtown Seattle: Yes or no?

Take Our Poll Gondolas soaring over downtown Seattle is another idea being floated to help ease the city’s traffic problems. Is that just like Seattle or what? Wait, Portland actually has one of these things, the Aerial Tram. One suggested route for Seattle would start at the light-rail station under construction built…


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January 31, 2013 at 3:06 PM

Poll: Feds should lay off legal pot

An overwhelming majority of Americans want the federal government to lay off marijuana users, growers and sellers in states that have legalized it, according to a new poll. A poll by the libertarian Reason Foundation found that 72 percent of Americans do not want the federal government to arrest people who use marijuana in states such…


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September 5, 2012 at 6:57 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Sniper ID’d … Poll: 1st day of school … Wrong turn

Weather: Sunny and clear, temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s. We couldn’t ask for more. It will get cooler as the weekend approaches, though. Enjoy the warmth while you can. It is September, you know. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Be extra careful today as Seattle schools and many others…


0 Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: poll, Seattle Schools, sniper

July 24, 2012 at 6:48 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Parking-boot poll … Obama in town … Horse rescue

Weather: Looking great — clear skies, sun, sun, sun and temperatures in the 70s. Enough said!  The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Horse rescued: Who doesn’t like a good horse rescue story, especially when the community pitches in to get the job done? Folks even dug by hand…


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May 8, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Poll: Will extra inch of legroom on Alaska Airlines make a difference?

Take Our Poll Newly designed seats in nearly two dozen of Alaska Airlines’ new Boeing 737 planes will give passengers an extra inch of legroom, the airline announced today. Slimmer seatbacks and bottoms account for the extra room in the 737-900ER jets, the airline says in a news release. The 22  planes are scheduled to…


0 Comments | More in General news, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Alaska Air, design, leg room

March 23, 2012 at 3:19 PM

Poll: What should the new owners do with Smith Tower?

Smith Tower was sold Friday in a foreclosure auction to affiliates of mortgage holder CBRE Capital Markets of New York. Read our full Smith Tower story here. Take our poll: What do you think the new owners should do with the Seattle landmark. <a href=””>What should the new owners do with Smith Tower?</a>


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