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Blue Angels practice over Lake Washington | Seafair 2011

In preparation for their weekend Seafair performances, the Blue Angels practiced over Lake Washington as crowds gathered on the shore and the I-90 bridge to watch on Thursday, August 6, 2011.

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Childhood obesity

Three parents talk about the struggles they’ve had as their children faced weight issues and lifestyle changes. Teens participating in the Food Empowerment Education Sustainability Team (FEEST) program talk about the challenges teens face when trying to eat healthy.

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Seattle and Portland’s soccer rivalry

As the Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers play their first MLS match against each other at Qwest Field, their fans talk about the rivalry between the teams and their cities on May 14, 2011.

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First flight of Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental

Boeing began initial test flights of the 747-8 Intercontinental, Boeing’s largest passenger plane, at Paine Field on Sunday, March 20, 2011. The freighter version of the 747-8 had its first flight in February 2010.

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Climate change affects coffee in Costa Rica

Climate change is affecting Costa Rican coffee production. Cold nights, winds and erratic rainfall are disrupting harvests in some areas, while in others, warmer temperatures allow farmers to harvest coffee at elevations higher than before possible.

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Census 2010 | Seattle population growth and changes in minority populations

Dick Morrill, a professor emeritus of geography and demography at University of Washington, uses census information to show changes in King County’s minority populations from 1940 to 2010. Dick Morrill, a professor emeritus of geography and demography at University of Washington, explains what forces drove changes in King County’s population density from 1940 to 2010.