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Marshawn Lynch accepted deal made back in May

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 06:01
A few clarifications worth making today on the news of yesterday that the Seahawks agreed to bump up Marshawn Lynch's base salary for this season to $6 million to get him to end his holdout.

Marshawn Lynch accepted deal made back in May

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 06:01
A few clarifications worth making today on the news of yesterday that the Seahawks agreed to bump up Marshawn Lynch's base salary for this season to $6 million to get him to end his holdout.
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Death of New York man a homicide caused by police choke hold -autopsy

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:59

Esaw Garner is shown during the funeral for her husband Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church in Brooklyn New YorkBy Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The death of a man during an arrest last month in New York City was caused by a choke hold by a police officer, the chief medical examiner's office said on Friday, declaring the death a homicide. Eric Garner's dying moments as he struggled for breath on a Staten Island sidewalk after police arrested him for peddling untaxed cigarettes on July 17 were captured in bystanders' videos, and prompted outrage and questions about police tactics. The autopsy results released on Friday appear to settle any remaining doubts the police officer's choke hold helped kill him. The city's police force has been banned from using the maneuver for more than 20 years, and the city has said it is investigating why the practice appears to persist.


States try to land Tesla despite Nevada groundwork

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:58
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A sprawling industrial park near Reno has become the focus of Tesla's unusually secretive site selection process for its $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork there is no guarantee that the plant and its 6,500 jobs are coming.

Huskies fall camp position preview: Defensive backs

WA Huskies - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:46
Fall camp begins for the Huskies on Monday, and as we countdown to the start of Chris Petersen’s first season at Washington, we’ll preview each position leading up to the start of camp.
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Friday practice notes --- Marshawn Lynch back, but sits it out

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:46
It was who was watching from the sidelines that got the attention today as the Seahawks went through their lightest practice of training camp, a 75-minutes walk-through in preparation for a scrimmage on Saturday.
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Obama Expresses Confidence in C.I.A. Director

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:31
Mr. Obama said his administration has tried to confront the many crises around the world, and should get more credit for the effort, even when positive outcomes are not immediately apparent.






Staten Island Man Died From Chokehold During Arrest, Autopsy Finds

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:27
The manner of death for Eric Garner, 43, who died last month during a confrontation with the police, was homicide, the New York City medical examiner said.






Teen killed, man injured in crash in SE Montana

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:17
A 16-year-old South Dakota boy was killed and a Washington state man was injured in a three-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 212 in southeastern Montana, near the town of Alzada.

Superintendent turnover: Board should better define the relationship

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:16
Hiring and keeping a good superintendent is the primary job of the school board ["Fix Seattle Schools’ superintendent turnover issues," Opinion, July 29]. That, and setting policy. That's it.

Google confirms it sold barge docked in Maine

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:16
Google Inc. is confirming that the barge it docked in Maine has been sold.

US consumer spending up 0.4 percent in June

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:16
U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of the year.

Investigators in Ukraine Begin Long-Delayed Search of Plane Crash Site

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:08
Dutch and Australian police officers on Friday were finally able to fan out over the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site and to search for human remains overlooked by local workers.

Safety at School: Campus Sexual Assault Bill Relies on Public Shaming of Colleges

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:07
A lack of funding for investigators means the real power of the legislation would be the anonymous survey data from students published online.

Vote: Seattle economic headwinds | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:05
With the incredible Seattle boom, we now face several challenges. Your mission should you decide to accept it is to pick the one that will have the most profound long-term negative consequences:

Wine School: In Zinfandel, Brawn Wins Out

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 05:03
The vagaries of personal taste are displayed prominently in any discussion of zinfandel, a wine that seems to have a powerful polarizing effect.

Remembering the Huskies' Abner Thomas

WA Huskies - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 04:16
 
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