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  • Farmland Preservation Highlighted At Conference

    hagan erik-sizedThurston County Comissioner Sandra Romero and Long Range Planning Manager Cynthia Wilson were expert panelists at a national conference held last week in Lexington, Ky. on local successes and best practices for preserving working farmland. The Farmland, Food and Livable… Read More +

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  • Deaf Councilwoman Demands Interpreter

    Marisa-SalzerThe City Council meeting in Montesano was forced to recess minutes after it started Tuesday night when a council member who is deaf said she could not understand the sign language interpreter. Marisa Salzer said she needed a "certified" interpreter. The… Read More +

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  • Seattle Trades Away Smoak

    smoak3312014Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today that first baseman Justin Smoak was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. The Mariners Major League, 40-man roster is now at 39 players. Smoak, who turns 28 on Dec. 5, appeared in 496 games for the Mariners after joining the club on July 9, 2010.

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Facebook May Be Losing Its Cool with Teens

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_128b470b36.jpgJustin Sullivan/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Facebook stock went on a roller coaster ride Wednesday after quarterly results came in much better than expected. The social network's shares jumped 15 percent after the company reported a 60 percent increase in third-quarter sales versus a loss a year ago.

But the share price tumbled later after remarks during an earnings call with analysts by Facebook's Chief Financial Officer David Ebersman. He disclosed that the site is no longer the cool hangout spot for some kids. "We did see a decrease in daily users" among younger teens, he said.

Many teenagers have been moving away from Facebook to Instagram, Pinterest and other newer social sites. But overall, Facebook is still adding users and has growing revenue from mobile advertising. The company says monthly active users grew to 1.19 billion, from 1.16 billion three months earlier.

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