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Seahawk Clint Gresham, 'I play football to glorify Jesus Christ'

As the Seattle Seahawks get ready for a prime-time game Thursday night, think about all the things it takes to create our division-leading team with a 5 and 1 record. Now, add prayer to that list.

Microsoft wants all students to graduate knowing how to code

Microsoft is part of a newly-launched campaign urging schools, teachers and parents across the country to participate in the "Hour of Code" Initiative.

The deadliest catch? A delayed catch for Bering Sea crabbers

Seattle-based Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers estimate the partial government shutdown will begin costing them $80,000 per day when the Red King Crab season opens today.

Malala, at 16, is tougher than Taliban who are 'afraid of books, pens and women'

Malala Yousafzai was riding the bus home from school when a Taliban gunman climbed aboard and shot her in the head a year ago. She nearly died. Now she continues to be an advocate for girls' education, and has a new book "I Am Malala."

Are school anti-bullying efforts making the problem worse?

Washington is one of the states in the nation with a law against bullying and intimidation in schools. But a new report that looked at national data finds some schools' efforts make bullying worse.

Seattle City Council meetings get a little less dull when these guys take the mic

Most city council meetings are procedural and a little on the dull side, but anyone who's been to a Seattle City Council meeting is familiar with two residents who always want to make a statement during the public comments.

Everett company building submarines for ocean tourists

Everett-based OceanGate has teamed up with the University of Washington's Applied Physics lab to build a five-person submarine that would travel to almost 2 miles below the ocean's surface.

Seattle rapper Macklemore prank calls ticket scalper

Most artists don't like scalpers, the people who buy up tickets to their concerts and then resell them for an inflated price. Seattle rapper Macklemore, who's doing three sold-out shows at Key Arena at the end of the year, decided to call one of these ticket re-sellers.

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