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Transportation

Traffic Alert: Traffic lights have been restored at Denny Way and Stewart Street

Traffic signals are now working again at Denny Way and Stewart Street, the Seattle Department of Transportation reported on Twitter. The issue caused delays for traffic heading both eastbound and westbound during the afternoon commute. Crews are working on repairing the signals, said SDOT spokesperson Mafara Hobson. The cause of the broken lights has not...

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Science

AP Exclusive: Stephen Hawking wheelchair, thesis up for sale

LONDON (AP) — Stephen Hawking was a cosmic visionary, a figure of inspiration and a global celebrity. His unique status is reflected in an upcoming auction of some of the late physicist's possessions: It includes complex scientific papers, one of the world's most iconic wheelchairs and a script from "The Simpsons." The online sale announced...  VIEW