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2008-08-03 12:00:27

By Linda Shaw, Seattle Times Aug. 3--One candidate says he stands for change. The other stresses the value of her experience. In this race, however, the "change" candidate isn't a fresh, young face like Barack Obama. And the "experience" candidate, unlike Hillary Rodham Clinton, already has held the job she seeks for nearly 12 years. But the question of whether it's time for someone new is as central to the race for state superintendent of public instruction as it was in the...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.