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Veterans golf fundraiser Saturday at American Lake

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:31
It will mark the first time anyone has played the Old Course in a ParaGolfer, which allows players who don’t have use of their legs to play. The local veterans will be joined by wounded veterans from other countries.

Cost of fixing Bertha may top $125 million, but who will pay?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:31
The project director for drilling the tunnel said the $125 million was based on restarting Bertha by Sept. 1, which was Seattle Tunnel Partners’ earlier, optimistic goal.

Tuesday’s prep lacrosse results

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:05
Lacrosse results for Tuesday, Apri 22

Earnings and corporate deals lift US stocks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:04
Corporate deals and some solid earnings reports propelled the stock market to its sixth straight gain Tuesday.

Voters rejecting measure to fund King County buses, roads

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:02
King County voters are rejecting Proposition 1, the measure to fund buses and roads, 55 percent to 45 percent.

Albert Pujols reaches 500 career homers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Angels first baseman hits 499th and 500th homers in 7-2 victory over Washington.

Tonight's poll: Which team do you want the Seahawks to face in their home opener?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
So finally tomorrow we will find out the Seahawks' 2014 regular season schedule, and most notably which team Seattle will host in its opener Sept. 4 --- an opener that may be the most-anticipated in franchise history.

Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Kentucky freshman forward Julius Randle is entering the NBA draft and many project him as a top-five selection.

Lake Washington, Everett school-bond issues failing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:01
Voters were rejecting the Lake Washington school district’s school-construction bond issue, which barely cleared 50 percent in  first-day returns Tuesday night, falling short of the 60 percent required for passage.

Washington Wizards win in OT for 2-0 series lead over Chicago

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:08
Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference series.

Lake Washington, Everett school measures falling short

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:01
Initial returns Tuesday night had school-bond measures in the Lake Washington and Everett districts missing the 60 percent approval needed for passage.

Oil-carrying trains’ safety compromised, NTSB chief says

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:01
The amount of crude oil transported on railroads has more than quadrupled since 2005, and some of it is especially volatile, said National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairwoman Deborah Hersman.

Why Austin Joyner of Marysville-Pilchuck switched from UW to WSU

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:01
Star running back wants to play defensive back in college, to stay healthy, and the Cougars offered him a scholarship at that position.

Kennewick man, dog pick up hundreds of ticks while on stroll

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 13:01
Ticks, hundreds of them, came home with a man and his dog after a walk on Easter. The state Department of Health has advice and warnings for people who find they’ve picked up ticks.

Portland cops say fugitive they killed drove ‘movable dungeon’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:46
A man killed by Portland police last month was driving a van that authorities describe as a “movable dungeon” with chains and handcuffs.

Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:09
An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveyed the wreckage to mark the disaster's 70th anniversary.

Valeant, Ackman make $45.6B Allergan bid

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:08
Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor Bill Ackman have unveiled details of their offer to buy Botox maker Allergan, proposing a cash-and-stock deal that could be worth about $45.6 billion.

Seahawks’ Richard Sherman closing in on big payday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:05
Cornerback Richard Sherman, the first of several key players who will get rich extensions from the Seahawks, could become the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL at more $13 million per season. But how soon it happens isn’t clear.

WWU’s president is right: The world is changing; deal with it

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:03
The reaction to a university president’s comments about how his school needs to become less white was more revealing than the comments themselves.