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Panicked 911 caller: Dispatcher had no reason to hang up

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:37
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 911 caller said Wednesday she was panicked about a friend being shot but stayed as calm as possible before a New Mexico dispatcher told her to “deal with it yourself” and hung up as she sought aid. Seventeen-year-old Esperanza Quintero told The Associated Press that she wished dispatcher Matthew Sanchez […]

AP Investigation: Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:35
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Athletes competing in next year’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming violently ill and unable to compete in the games, an Associated Press investigation has found. An AP analysis of water quality revealed dangerously high levels of […]

More and more migrants attempting to cross English Channel

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:04
Thousands of migrants, refugees from war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East, find themselves bottled up at one final choke point in northern France: the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.

Jim Craig to sell memorabilia

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:00
The American flag that goalie Jim Craig wrapped around his shoulders after the U.S. Miracle on Ice victory at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics is on the auction block.

International outcry over death of lion brands big-game hunter as ‘villain’

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:46
The tempest over the killing of Cecil the lion by a Minnesota big-game hunter is playing out around the world, with court proceedings against two men, U.S. authorities offering to help and the hunter saying anger toward him has brought his dental practice to a halt.

Washington State Open begins at Seattle Tennis Club

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:45
Competition continues through Sunday. Open division competitors have a shot at $22,000 in winnings.

U.N.: India’s population to top China’s sooner than expected

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:15
The United Nations reported that India’s population will probably surpass China’s by 2022, not 2028, as the organization had forecast two years ago.

Advice from Mercer Island burglary analysis: Lock your doors

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:15
The Mercer Island Police Department, set on reducing residential burglaries on the island, analyzed five years of crime data to find a simple result: Lock up when you leave.

Judge to hear case contesting release of Kurt Cobain death-scene photos

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:11
A King County Superior Court judge will hear arguments about whether or not to proceed with a trial surrounding death-scene records and photos of Kurt Cobain.

Tom Brady says he did nothing wrong

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:02
Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.”

Knowledge can help dispel racial myths

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:00
Race relations are bad and will only get better when we deal with issues based on history grounded in truth, not myth.

Outdoors gear | Backpackers, try gourmet seafood in a pouch

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:01
Portland company has solution for easy trail dinners with taste of the Northwest.

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:00
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, July 31-Aug. 6, 2015.

A pint-size star: Issaquah 6-year-old dazzles with X-Games level skateboard skills

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:49
Fox Rio Brunner has a publicist and an Instagram account with 32,000 followers, while his parents screen calls from agents and would-be sponsors, all seeking business with a kid fresh out of kindergarten. “I’ve never really been afraid when I’m on my skateboard,’’ Brunner says.

Fishing report | Coastal salmon and tuna fishing a good bet

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:42
The massive pink salmon run of 6.8 million fish has arrived in Puget Sound with very good action from Port Townsend south to Jefferson Head located northwest of Shilshole Bay.

Review: Windows 10 feels familiar, friendly

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:37
One of the most striking, and most welcome, features of Windows 10 is that it looks a lot like Windows 7.

Planned Parenthood: Wash. state should investigate its suspect actions

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:14
Washingtonians on both sides of the abortion debate should applaud the 34 legislators urging state Attorney General Bob Ferguson to investigate Planned Parenthood [“GOP lawmakers want state to investigate Planned Parenthood,” Local News, July 28]. In a state where citizens are adamant about transparency in government, organizations receiving state funds should face similar scrutiny as […]

Donnie Chin’s slaying is a call to action

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:10
Donnie Chin gave his life so that we might see the city belongs not to a gang of thugs, but to the good people of Seattle.

Pathetic voter turnout for the Aug. 4 primary

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:09
Voter turnout for the Aug. 4 primary is woefully low. Voters should use the next few days to send in their ballots.