The Associated Press http://kuow.org en EU, Japan, South Korea Markets React To Modified Wheat Found In Oregon http://kuow.org/post/eu-japan-south-korea-markets-react-modified-wheat-found-oregon <p>WASHINGTON (AP) — World markets are responding to this week’s discovery of <a href="http://www.kuow.org/post/gmo-wheat-found-oregon-field-howd-it-get-there">genetically engineered wheat on an Oregon farm</a>. Japan has suspended some imports of US wheat, while the European Union and South Korea will increase inspections of wheat imported from the US. Fri, 31 May 2013 15:53:50 +0000 The Associated Press 14088 at http://kuow.org EU, Japan, South Korea Markets React To Modified Wheat Found In Oregon Wash. Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Three Counties http://kuow.org/post/wash-governor-declares-state-emergency-three-counties <p>MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency in three counties around a collapsed Interstate 5 bridge. Fri, 24 May 2013 17:22:21 +0000 The Associated Press 13704 at http://kuow.org Wash. Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Three Counties Portion Of Interstate 5 Bridge Collapses Over Skagit River http://kuow.org/post/portion-interstate-5-bridge-collapses-over-skagit-river <p>MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- An Interstate 5 bridge over a river north of Seattle collapsed Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the water, the Washington State Patrol said. &nbsp;</p><p>The four-lane bridge over the Skagit River collapsed about 7 p.m., Trooper Mark Francis said. There was no immediate estimate of how many people were in the water or whether there were any injuries or deaths, he said.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 03:55:06 +0000 The Associated Press 13655 at http://kuow.org NBA Owners Reject Sacramento Kings Move To Seattle http://kuow.org/post/nba-owners-reject-sacramento-kings-move-seattle <p>DALLAS (AP) -- NBA owners voted Wednesday to reject the Sacramento Kings' proposed move to Seattle, the latest in a long line of cities that have tried to land the franchise.</p><p> Thu, 16 May 2013 13:32:25 +0000 The Associated Press 13169 at http://kuow.org NBA Owners Reject Sacramento Kings Move To Seattle Thousands March Through Seattle In May Day Rally http://kuow.org/post/thousands-march-through-seattle-may-day-rally <p>SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of people marched about 2 1/2 miles from the Central District toward Seattle's downtown Jackson Federal Building on Wednesday after a May Day rally supporting immigrant rights and labor.</p><p> Thu, 02 May 2013 02:29:11 +0000 The Associated Press 12368 at http://kuow.org Thousands March Through Seattle In May Day Rally Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500; Danica Patrick Makes Historic Leads http://kuow.org/post/jimmie-johnson-wins-second-daytona-500-danica-patrick-makes-historic-leads A big first for Danica Patrick, but an even bigger second for Jimmie Johnson.<p>Patrick made history out front at the Daytona 500, only to see five-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson reclaim his spot at the top in the end.<p>Johnson won his second Daytona 500 with a late push on Sunday, grabbing the spotlight from Patrick as she faded on the final lap. Patrick became the first woman in history to lead laps in "The Great American Race" and was running third on the last lap, but slipped to eighth in the late push for position.<p>Her fall began when Dale Earnhardt Jr. Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:40:00 +0000 The Associated Press 8729 at http://kuow.org Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500; Danica Patrick Makes Historic Leads