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With social media training, Huskies hope to put their best tweet forward

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:31
When he was at Boise State, Chris Petersen banned players from using Twitter, the popular social media networking site. At Washington, Petersen has relaxed his stance a bit — though he hasn’t quite jumped in completely.

Yellen says Fed considering tougher rules for big banks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:31
On Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Fed officials are “actively considering additional measures” that could further reduce risks to short-term wholesale funding markets. Those markets help provide the liquidity to keep the financial system working.

A stylish space-saver, Murphy bed adds to room’s versatility

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:48
The Murphy bed — which tucks into cabinetry when not in use — is enjoying new popularity as a stylish space-saver in many kinds of homes, not just studio apartments.

New look for SAM's site

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:46
Seattle Art Museum's new website design is open to the public, the museum has just announced. Gone: the turquoise background; the long columns of stuff; and and the small images. Now: Maps, visitor info and events are easy to find. Visuals are big and so is the type. Videos are hanging out.

Counting down the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time: No 23 --- RB David Sims

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:46
We'll continue our countdown of the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time with a look at a player who had a chance to go down as one of the team's picks of any kind, but instead turned into one of Seattle's most unfortunate "what might have beens?''

Dish Network agrees to reimburse 'Washington surcharge'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:46
SEATTLE (AP) — Dish Network will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state Attorney General’s Office.

Taijuan Walker won't pitch because of shoulder stiffness

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:43
TACOMA — Taijuan Walker was scratched from his minor-league start for Class AAA Tacoma because of stiffness in his shoulder. He was unable to get loose while stretching before the game and just didn't feel right so Walker was scratched.

Joshua Mayers’ power rankings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:40
Joshua Mayers ranks the MLS teams.

Quevyn Winters ready to sign with Huskies

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:49
Indian Hills Community College's Quevyn Winters, who verbally committed to play at Washington, is expected to sign scholarship papers with the Huskies on Wednesday when the spring signing period begins.

Dinaw Mengestu's novel of love, revolution and loneliness

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:39
I read a lot of books, but some stick with me more than others. Dinaw Mengestu's "All Our Names" has an enduring place on my mental bookshelf - it's a haunting novel of an African man swept into a revolution and an American social worker who tries to help him when he shows up, identity-less, in 1970

‘Antboy’: Danish superhero flick crawls along

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:49
A two-star movie review of “Antboy,” a Danish, dubbed-in-English kiddie movie.

‘Antboy’: Danish superhero flick crawls along

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:49
A two-star movie review of “Antboy,” a Danish, dubbed-in-English kiddie movie.

US anti-Semitic attacks down before Kansas deaths

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:49
A group monitoring anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. cautiously noted a sharp decline in such incidents less than two weeks before the fatal shootings over the weekend outside two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City.

Round-up: Enrollments decline at small colleges, Cowlitz County faces substitute-teacher shortage | Education Lab

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:46
Small U.S. colleges face declining enrollments (Bloomberg): Many small, private colleges across the U.S. are seeing enrollments decline, leading to a sharp increase in the number of schools experiencing ratings cuts. Some colleges are targeting different student populations, while others are offerin

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:43
Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse -- at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

Counting down the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time: No 23 --- RB David Sims

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:35
We'll continue our countdown of the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time with a look at a player who had a chance to go down as one of the team's picks of any kind, but instead turned into one of Seattle's most unfortunate "what might have beens?''

Counting down the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time: No 23 --- RB David Sims

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:35
We'll continue our countdown of the Top 25 Seahawks draft picks of all time with a look at a player who had a chance to go down as one of the team's picks of any kind, but instead turned into one of Seattle's most unfortunate "what might have beens?''

Dish Network agrees to reimburse 'Washington surcharge'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:35
SEATTLE (AP) — Dish Network will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state Attorney General’s Office.