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Open outtake: Everything is possible on Thursday at the U.S. Open

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:18
Times golf writer Scott Hanson provides some perspective from Chambers Bay.
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Open outtake: Everything is possible on Thursday at the U.S. Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:18
Times golf writer Scott Hanson provides some perspective from Chambers Bay.

Connecticut woman loses bid for new murder-for-hire trial

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:18

This undated inmate photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Beth Carpenter, convicted in 2002 for murder and conspiracy for plotting with her lover and boss, Haiman Clein, to kill her brother-in-law, Anson "Buzz" Clinton in East Lyme in 1994. On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, a Rockville Superior Court judge rejected Carpenter's bid for a new trial. (Connecticut Department of Correction via AP)HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has lost her bid for a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows.


State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:16
Salmon/Steelhead Cowlitz River – 20 bank anglers released 1 winter steelhead.  20 boat anglers kept 1 adult spring Chinook and 7 summer run steelhead.  Summer run steelhead were sampled in the trout hatchery area. During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered: two winter-run steelhead, 655 spring Chinook salmon, 125 jacks, […]
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State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:16
Salmon/Steelhead Cowlitz River – 20 bank anglers released 1 winter steelhead.  20 boat anglers kept 1 adult spring Chinook and 7 summer run steelhead.  Summer run steelhead were sampled in the trout hatchery area. During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered: two winter-run steelhead, 655 spring Chinook salmon, 125 jacks, […]
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State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:16
Salmon/Steelhead Cowlitz River – 20 bank anglers released 1 winter steelhead.  20 boat anglers kept 1 adult spring Chinook and 7 summer run steelhead.  Summer run steelhead were sampled in the trout hatchery area. During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator, last week Tacoma Power recovered: two winter-run steelhead, 655 spring Chinook salmon, 125 jacks, […]

Washington State Senator Parlette Honored as BIO State Legislator of the Year - Business Wire (press release)

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:15

Washington State Senator Parlette Honored as BIO State Legislator of the Year
Business Wire (press release)
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) announced today its selection of Washington State Senator Linda Evans Parlette (R-12) as a state Legislator of the Year for 2015. Senator Parlette received this honor during ...

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Fed sees stronger economy but leaves key rate at record low

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has strengthened since a slump early this year, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday, but it wants to see further gains in the job market and higher inflation before raising interest rates from record lows. The Fed gave no timetable for a rate hike but said it expects the economy’s […]
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Fed sees stronger economy but leaves key rate at record low

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has strengthened since a slump early this year, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday, but it wants to see further gains in the job market and higher inflation before raising interest rates from record lows. The Fed gave no timetable for a rate hike but said it expects the economy’s […]
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Fed sees stronger economy but leaves key rate at record low

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has strengthened since a slump early this year, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday, but it wants to see further gains in the job market and higher inflation before raising interest rates from record lows. The Fed gave no timetable for a rate hike but said it expects the economy’s […]

Time capsule returns to Massachusetts Statehouse cornerstone

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:13

From left, Michael Comeau, Executive Director of The Massachusetts Archives, Harvey Waugh, Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Masons of Massachusetts, and Pamela Hatchfield, Head of Objects conservation at the Museum of Fine Arts replace a time capsule in a cornerstone during a ceremony at at the Statehouse in Boston, Wednesday, June 17, 2015. The capsule, containing artifacts including coins and documents was originally placed by then Gov. Samuel Adams and Paul Revere in 1795. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)BOSTON (AP) — In an elaborate ceremony steeped in tradition, a time capsule dating to 1795 was returned Wednesday to the cornerstone of the Massachusetts Statehouse, with a set of 2015 U.S. mint coins and a silver plaque added to its contents for a future generation to discover.


In Tech: Facebook photos, Amazon e-reader and more

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:11

This image provided by Facebook shows views of its Moments app. Available on iOS and Android in the U.S., Moments uses facial recognition technology to group the photos in your phone based on who is in them. This is the same technology that Facebook already uses to tag your friends on the site. (Facebook via AP)Facebook's latest app promises to help you organize photos on your phone and share them with friends privately.


Texas officials eye rising rivers due to tropical depression

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:08
DALLAS (AP) — A churning tropical storm has caused little damage so far in Texas, but authorities warned Wednesday that as Tropical Depression Bill moves northeast, already swollen rivers could overflow their banks and cause more problems for water-weary residents.

Correction: Church Abuse-Minnesota story

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:07

FILE - In this July 30, 2014, file photo, St. Paul-Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt speaks at his office in St. Paul, Minn. On Monday, June 15, 2015, the Vatican said Pope Francis accepted the resignations of Nienstedt and Auxiliary Bishop Lee Anthony Piche after prosecutors charged the archdiocese with having failed to protect children from unspeakable harm from a pedophile priest. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig, File)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — In a story June 16 about the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Jennifer Haselberger was an archivist in the church. Haselberger, who accused church leaders of covering up allegations of clergy abuse, was a canon lawyer for the archdiocese.


Former bank manager charged with stealing $439k from elderly, deceased

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:06

Former bank manager charged with stealing $439k from elderly, deceasedA former Iron Workers bank employee is facing multiple charges for stealing more than $430,000 over a ten-year period from elderly bank customers and from the estates of the deceased, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan announced Wednesday.


Chad bans face veil after bombings

BBC World News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 02:00
Chad bans people from wearing the full-face Islamic veil, saying it is to counter militants after Monday's twin suicide bombings.
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Judge rules Minnesota sex offender program unconstitutional

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 01:51

FILE - This April 19, 2010 file photo shows a secure facility that holds more than 400 men who are sex offenders who have completed their prison sentences, in Moose Lake, Minn. A federal judge ruled Wednesday, June 17, 2015, that Minnesota's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, saying it violates the "fundamental rights" of more than 700 people locked up indefinitely after completing their prison sentences. (AP Photo/Martiga Lohn, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Minnesota's sex offender treatment program is unconstitutional, saying it violates the "fundamental rights" of more than 700 people locked up indefinitely after completing their prison sentences.


Texas man to be executed this week in auto mechanic's death

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 01:50

FILE - This undated file handout file photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Gregory Russeau. On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Russeau is scheduled for lethal injection for beating 75-year-old James Syvertson to death in Tyler, Texas. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP, File)HOUSTON (AP) — About eight hours after relatives found 75-year-old James Syvertson fatally beaten inside his auto repair shop in Tyler, Texas, police in nearby Longview pulled over a man driving Syvertson's Chevrolet in front of a known drug house.


State unemployment rate drops below US average again

NBA - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 01:49
The May jobless rate for Washington was 5.4 percent, while the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area also logged a continued drop in the unemployment rate, to 4.1 percent.
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State unemployment rate drops below US average again

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 06/18/2015 - 01:49
The May jobless rate for Washington was 5.4 percent, while the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett area also logged a continued drop in the unemployment rate, to 4.1 percent.
Categories: Sports Center