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Others claim that women think that they want to focus on their career, but in reality choose family over career.

Recent research by Western Washington University revealed that women who become the chief breadwinners in their domestic partnerships are more likely to…

A Western Washington University political scientist has looked at the ways voters sort through initiatives and believes endorsements are important cues. In fact, says Todd Donovan, voters do what legislators do when they are faced with a large number of complex decisions – they seek shortcuts…

It's the money, honey.

High-flying career women who are the breadwinners in their families are nearly 40 percent more likely to get a divorce than cash-strapped ladies, a surprising 25-year study shows.

The access to dough makes…

The American researchers studied the marriages and income of more than 2,500 women who married for the first time between 1979 and 2002.

They found that those women who consistently made more money than their husbands were up to 38 per cent more likely to divorce than others.

Jay…

Knute Skinner (English, emeritus) has had three of his poems published recently. "Let Us Know" appeared in "Alaska Quarterly Review," Vol. 27, No. 3 & 4, Fall & Winter 2010, p. 221. "A Lemon Yellow" appeared in "Poetry Ireland Review," Issue 101,…

The soda industry has become aggressive in fighting any new tax around the country as legislatures and Congress looks for new sources of money to balance budgets, Todd Donovan, political science professor at Western Washington University, said. “They’ve got a target on their backs because you…

Smooth-jazz guitarist Bryan Forsloff, 47, has been performing regularly at the Hotel Bellwether's Harborside Bistro for several years. He's recently released his new CD, "The Final Touch," which features local musicians Bill MacDonough, Mark Kelly, Tom Anastasio, Mike Black…

Academic researchers say there are too many other factors -- money and media being the chief ones -- to say whether such changes would temper the ideological fervor that has defined this election season. But either way, they expect to see proposals similar to ranked choice voting and Proposition…

Jacob Colburn, 18, was among a handful of former campers who volunteered to return to work with this year’s adolescents, who ranged from 8 to 18 years old. Colburn was raised by his grandparents in Lakewood, but said financial constraints prevented them from keeping his three younger siblings,…

Do you have any irrational fears? Do you fear gnomes or puppets? Do you imagine overpasses or bridges collapsing when you're driving? Do check the toilet for rodents or ritually look under the bed for spiders? How do these fears affect your behavior? Why do people have irrational fears? How…

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