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Caught on radar: Beer-loving bugs swarm in Midwest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:16
Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for at least one car crash this week in Wisconsin.

10 acts to see at Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:16
Saturday features two way-retro headliners in Canadian ’80s-electro-funk revivalists Chromeo and New York’s The Budos Band, who make the kind of big-band instrumental funk that sounds like it belongs on ’70s kung fu movie soundtracks. Manchester, England, producer Star Slinger&rsqu

Oregon man arrested over bribe for traffic ticket

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:12
TILLAMOOK, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they arrested a man after he tried to bribe a trooper to tear up a citation during a traffic stop.

Tacoma father charged with drugging baby

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 02:08
TACOMA (AP) — A Tacoma man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he drugged his baby by spiking his bottle with an anesthetic called ketamine.

Bound by Bridge, 2 Baghdad Enclaves Drift Far Apart

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:59
Sunni Adhamiya and the Shiite Kadhimiya, linked by the Al Imams Bridge and once inextricably joined in the imagination of Baghdad residents, are drifting further and further apart.

Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:52
DENVER (AP) — Officials at some Denver homeless shelters say the legalization of marijuana has contributed to an increase in the number of younger people living on the city's streets.

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:41

FILE - In a Sunday, July 20, 2014 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, waves next to Rome's Mayor Ignazio Marino, left, as he is accompanied by his family, from right, son Dante, daughter Chiara, and wife Chirlane McCray, at Rome's Campidoglio, Capitol Hill, overlooking the Roman Forum and Colosseum. De Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy. But the city he is returning to Sunday is still roiled by the death of a suspect in police custody after he was put in an apparent chokehold. The videotaped scuffle threatens to reignite distrust of the New York Police Department in minority communities, a long-standing problem that de Blasio has vowed to improve. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)ROME (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.

DA: 2 more guns found at hospital shooter's home

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:35

A hospital worker views police activity near the scene of a shooting at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. A doctor grazed by gunfire from a patient who had entered his office in a suburban hospital's psychiatric unit stopped him by returning fire with his own gun and injuring him, authorities said. (AP Photo)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have found two more guns at the home of a man suspected of killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back.

South King County PSA Salmon Derby is Aug. 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:31
The South King County Puget Sound Anglers Salmon Derby is Aug. 2 from daylight until 1 p.m., and is part of the Northwest Salmon Derby Series.

Boeing should end aloof management practices

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:31
Boeing CEO Jim McNerney states that he will not retire when he turns 65 next month, even though it is Boeing company policy [“Boeing profit rises, but tanker program worries analysts,” Business/Technology, July 23].

Ohio State to form task force after band scandal

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:29

In this Nov. 19, 2013 photo, Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters poses for a photograph at the Steinbrener Band Center in Ohio Stadium before practice, in Columbus Ohio. OSU on Thursday, July 24, 2014 fired Waters amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. (AP Photo/The Columbus Dispatch, Eamon Queeney)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says a task force will be formed to help bring changes after the firing of its celebrated marching band's director amid allegations he ignored rampant sexual harassment.

Widow of NYC man who died in police custody says he was not violent

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:28

Esaw Garner is shown during the funeral for her husband Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church in Brooklyn New YorkBy Curtis Skinner NEW YORK (Reuters) - The family of a man who died after being put in a choke hold by a New York City police officer remembered him on Saturday as being peaceful but constantly harassed by law enforcement. Eric Garner, 43, died on July 17 after being tackled by police, who said he was resisting arrest for selling untaxed cigarettes in front of a beauty parlor on Staten Island. "My husband was not a violent man," his widow, Esaw Garner, said at a meeting held by Rev. Al Sharpton's civil rights group, the National Action Network. The widow wore a shirt emblazoned with the silhouette of her husband and the words, "This Stops Today," mirroring what Eric Garner said to police before they tackled him to the ground.

Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 01:23
NEW YORK (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.