Protesting Wall Street
10:17 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Update: Seattle PD investigating Occupy protester's claims of miscarriage

Jennifer Fox is shown in a screen grab from a YouTube video shot Nov. 15 during the protest in Seattle.

The Seattle Police Department is investigating the claims of an Occupy Seattle protester that Seattle police officers are responsible for her miscarriage, according to The Seattle Times.

Occupy protester Jennifer Fox, 19, claims one officer hit her in the stomach with his foot, while another pushed a bicycle into the crowd again hitting her in the stomach, followed by an assault of pepper spray, according to an interview by The Stranger.

However, doubts about the woman's claims have begun to surface.

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Business
9:50 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Occupy Seattle plans to occupy Black Friday in Seattle

A Christmas credit card promotion on Seattle streets on black Friday in 2007. Occupy Seattle protesters say they want to join the festivities not disrupt the activities.
Erin Hennessey KPLU

If you’re a local chances are you’ll find yourself at Westlake Park on the day after Thanksgiving – given that it’s Seattle’s epicenter for everything Holiday related. There’s the Macy’s Parade, the carousel and the tree lighting ceremony.

And this year, Occupy Seattle wants to take part in the festivities. 

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The Salt
9:14 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Oyster ice cream: A Thanksgiving tradition Mark Twain could dig into

Serve this for T-Day, and you'll be in sync with history.
iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Wed November 23, 2011 8:00 am

Chef José Andrés grew up in Spain, but he has embraced Thanksgiving as a window into American history. That's why the guests at his Thanksgiving dinner might be starting off with oyster ice cream.

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A Blog Supreme
9:11 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Dinners and drum music: A friendship with Paul Motian

Paul Motian at the Village Vanguard in May 2011, on a night he performed with saxophonist Mark Turner.
John Rogers for NPR johnrogersnyc.com

Originally published on Wed November 23, 2011 3:00 am

Photographer John Rogers, who shoots for WBGO and NPR Music's Live at the Village Vanguard concert series, knew the late drummer Paul Motian very well. He wanted to write this for us. --Ed.

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Food for Thought
4:30 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Stein's easy, illustrated step-by-step gravy method

First I sauteed minced celery, onion, carrot and thyme in some vegetable oil You can use that or butter or the rendered fat from whatever you're roasting.
Dick Stein KPLU

I love gravy. It's like liquid meat. Here's how I make it.

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The Two-Way
6:05 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Second set of 'climategate' emails hit the Web

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 2:04 pm

In a repeat of 2009, a second set of stolen emails from climate scientists at major universities has been released to the public.

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Environment
5:48 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Rule to ban cruise ship discharge in Washington sanctuary

Cruise ships will be prohibited from discharging wastewater into a protected marine sanctuary off the outer coast of Washington state's Olympic Peninsula under new rules taking effect next week.

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Japanese Tsunami
4:42 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Still a threat, but tsunami debris 'invisible'

Debris from the Japanese Tsunami picked up by Russian boat the Pallada.
IPRC

Even though there is 100,000 tons of debris from the Japanese tsunami  on its way toward the Northwest, its virtually invisible unless you run into it.

“They could detect debris from space for over two weeks after the tsunami, but after that it became invisible,” said Jan Hafner of the International Pacific Research Center in Hawaii.

He, along with a group of researchers headed by Nikolai Maximenko, recently predicted the drift pattern of tsunami debris across the Pacific Ocean.

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