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  • Sidewalks To No-Where May Be Going Somewhere!

    sheltoncityA city code requiring sidewalks (infill) for new construction or substantial remodels (50% improvement to existing building value) of a structure anywhere in the city was addressed by Public Works Director Greg Clark and Engineer Mike Michal. The team presented their ideas on how to… Read More +

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  • Chemical Leak At Port Of Olympia Leads To Evacuations

    olyfireA hydrogen peroxide leak in a water treatment plant at the Port of Olympia has led to evacuations at the port and surrounding businesses. KIRO-TV reports police and firefighters set up a quarter-mile evacuation perimeter after the leak happened around 12:15 Wednesday. The Department of Ecology says… Read More +

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  • Lynch's Next Scripted Answer: 'You Know Why I'm Here'

    seahawksparadeA day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had another scripted answer to any questions. Lynch said "you know why I'm here" to every question except one. He stayed for five minutes. He came out to a podium instead of his original assigned spot on Wednesday.

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Facebook Gets a Mobile Makeover with 'Paper'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_c7c73a7f2d.jpgFacebook (NEW YORK) -- Facebook has ballooned in size over the decade it has been around, and the social network may be looking to slim down a little, at least on mobile devices. Paper, the first app from its Creative Labs division, combines several of the features Facebook is known for while getting rid of some of the clutter. "Paper makes storytelling more beautiful with an immersive design and full-screen, distraction-free layouts," the company said in a statement.

"We've also made it easier to craft and share beautiful stories of your own."

Instead of the cramped single vertical column most Facebook users are used to seeing on their smartphone, Paper gives each Facebook story item its own page. Users can swipe through their news feed as if it were their phone's photo gallery.

In addition to the Facebook news feed, Paper has several topic pages (such as science, photography and food) that users can add to their home screen for a more personal touch. One of the most appealing features is that shared stories can be read directly in the app without opening up another window or tab.

The new app will be available for free on Feb. 3 for iPhone users, but no date for Android has been set.

Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

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