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  • MGH&FC Donates Gifts To Foster Children

    foster kids.2014For the fifth straight year, DSHS Child and Family Services Division has been the recipient of toys and items generously donated by Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics staff and the community.  Bikes, toys, books, movies, and clothing were among the many items donated to 63 local children and… Read More +

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  • Tacoma Standoff Ends With Suspect's Arrest

    tacoma standoffA standoff in Tacoma ended Friday afternoon with the arrest of a man described as a career criminal wanted by police and the Washington State Patrol for multiple car thefts and other crimes including a home invasion. A SWAT team that surrounded the home for several hours fired tear gas before… Read More +

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  • Oregon State Rolls Past Depaul

    sports3Victor Robbins scored a career-high 27 points as Oregon State dominated DePaul 90-59 on Thursday night. Olaf Schaftenaar added a career-high 21 points and Gary Payton II had 15 points and five steals for the Beavers (8-2). Jamee Crockett had 14 points for the Blue Demons (6-4). Schaftenaar scored 11 of the Beavers' first 13 points to give Oregon State a 13-6 lead at the 15:47 mark. A Robbins 3-pointer stretched the margin to 42-21 with 3:23 remaining in the half.

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"Flappy Bird" App Grounded by Creator

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_49e8bf1e90.jpgpressureUA/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Flappy Bird, the enormously addictive game that has been downloaded millions of times, was pulled from app stores on Sunday after its creator said it had ruined his “simple life.” The game no longer appears in search on Google Play and in Apple’s App Store, where it topped the free app charts last week. Creator Dong Nguyen, who is based in Hanoi, Vietnam, tweeted a warning on Saturday that Flappy Bird would soon be grounded.

 

 

 

 

During an interview with The Verge last week, Nguyen said Flappy Bird was raking in $50,000 a day in revenue from in-app advertisements.

According to his Twitter account, it seems Nguyen had no idea his game would be a soaring success.

 

 

 

 

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