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Close as WSU came against Oregon, Mike Leach knows it’s not good enough

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:46
Oregon escaped with a 38-31 win over WSU. Considering where these two programs have just come from, this was consummate moral-victory stuff, but that was clearly a path coach Mike Leach wasn’t going down. No matter how enjoyable it might have been for fans, it was a stinging loss.

Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:46
Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.

Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:46
Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters.

City Attorney Holmes to seek dismissal of all pot-use tickets

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:31
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes will announce Monday that he will seek dismissal of all citations for public pot use during the first seven months of the year, reacting to one officer’s campaign to write citations for public marijuana use and out of fairness to everyone who was cited.

Hawaii lava flow approaching homes slows down

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 18:31
Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.

Video: UW's Danny Shelton, John Timu after victory over Georgia State

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:50
UW's Danny Shelton after Saturday's 45-14 victory over Georgia State:

Washington State throws everything it has at second-ranked Oregon, loses 38-31

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:46
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota spectacular in leading Ducks to tight victory

Ackley gets a day off to rest his ankle

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:46
“You know he’s still got a bum ankle,” Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon said of Dustin Ackley. “It’s a quick turnaround and he was limping a little bit last night and it kind of concerned me a little.”

Huskies don’t appear ready for Pac-12 play

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:46
It’s impossible to get past one nagging detail in the Huskies’ latest troublesome victory. Why, for the love of Don James, were they in such a dangerous position against Georgia State?

Mariners blasted by Astros, blow chance to take wild-card lead

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:46
All Seattle had to do was beat the Astros and move into the top spot. Those hopes were crushed like many of the pitches from starter Chris Young by Houston hitters in a 10-1 loss to the Astros.

Statewide prep football scores

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:38
Football scores for the week of Sept. 15

Portland Timbers blank visiting Vancouver

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 14:00
Portland beat the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 3-0 to move into fifth place in the Western Conference, two points ahead of Vancouver. An Oct. 10 match in Seattle between the Sounders and Vancouver will decide the Cascadia Cup; the Sounders need a victory or a draw to earn the Cascadia Cup.

Video: UW's Cyler Miles, Jeff Lindquist after 45-14 victory over Georgia State

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:46
UW quarterback Cyler Miles after the Huskies' comeback win over Georgia State:

Clash over climate change powers state Senate race in 42nd

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:46
State Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale, has been a chief skeptic when it comes to Gov. Jay Inslee’s plans to fight global warming by cutting carbon emissions. Now environmentalists are targeting Ericksen’s re-election race, and California billionaire Tom Steyer may get involved.

Stakes are high in the Super Bowl rematch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:46
The Seahawks, however, also have much at stake, and much to stoke them, beyond the obvious desire to avoid a 1-2 start.

Broncos-Seahawks a Super Bowl rematch on the surface, but not among personnel

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:46
Denver comes in with a total revamped defense compared to last February

Big performances from football this week, contd.

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:44
We received a few late notes on big performances last night, so I thought I'd post them here:

Tax cheats prey on immigrants in construction trade

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:01
Investigation finds as many as a third of construction workers have been wrongly classified as independent contractors instead of employees. Each year the practice costs taxpayers billions of dollars while state and federal governments are desperate for tax revenue.

Sizing up your 401(k)

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:01
A detailed look at how cost differences in 401(k) plans can affect how much you can accumulate for retirement.