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Ice creamery linked to listeria failed earlier health inspection

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:16
A Snohomish gourmet ice-cream producer linked to two cases of listeria poisoning failed a health inspection in October, but state officials didn’t shut it down until the infections came to light.

Heath officials attribute 7 deaths to flu so far this season

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:09
Influenza has claimed at least seven lives in Washington so far this season, the state Health Department said.

A look at some passengers and crew on Flight 8501

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:04
For many, it was a family trip to Singapore to ring in the new year, a chance to go shopping and enjoy the city's famed restaurants. One family was going to visit their 15-year-old daughter, who had just begun studying at a Christian girls' school. Others were taking a familiar flight to a city they visited often for getaways.

US pending home climb slightly in November

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 02:02
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers.

‘Trust No One’: When trouble knocks, call in an ex-Marine

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:34
Seattle author Jayne Ann Krentz delivers her latest work of romantic suspense, ”Trust No One,” about a young Seattle woman accused of both embezzlement and murder. Krentz will appear Saturday, Jan. 3, at Page 2 Books in Burien.

AirAsia recovery to focus on bodies, black boxes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:31
The divers who try to recover more bodies and debris from the AirAsia jet that plunged into the sea won't have to deal with extreme depths, but they will have to work carefully to preserve evidence from the Airbus A320 that dropped from the sky with 162 people on board.

Cactus Bowl: Media day highlights with Huskies' Shaq Thompson, Hau'oli Kikaha, Danny Shelton Deontae Cooper

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:29
Here are some quotes and video from the Huskies' availability at the TicketCity Cactus Bowl media day this morning, two days before Washington plays Oklahoma State in Tempe:

Tramaine Isabell hits game-tying shot

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:27
Remember Tramaine Isabell? I hope so, since he was last year's 4A state Player of the Year after leading Garfield to the championship. He was also a Star Times selection.

France drops its super tax on millionaires

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:26
It was supposed to force millionaires to pay tax rates of up to 75 percent: "Cuba without the sun," as described by a critic from the banking industry. Socialist President Francois Hollande's super tax was rejected by a court, rewritten and ultimately netted just a sliver of its projected proceeds. It ends on Wednesday and will not be renewed.

‘Downton Abbey’ returns for Season 5 as PBS’ golden child

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:23
The hugely popular period drama, back Sunday, Jan. 4, has become the cornerstone of a systemwide ratings revival for the public broadcaster.

Just one fish reeled in at the final Tengu Blackmouth Derby on Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:16
 The final Tengu Blackmouth Derby of the winter fishing season ended with the top fish going to the same angler who also caught the largest fish on the first week way back in late October.

HS basketball dunks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 01:15
A Happy New Year to you, and a present from me to you. Here are some big high-school basketball dunks to enjoy. If you have pictures or video of another local kid dunking from this past year, email me at jliebeskind@seattletimes.com or tweet me @jlieb24.

Average US 30-year mortgage rate edges up to 3.87%

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:29
Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week, but the benchmark 30-year rate stayed near a 19-month low.

Hatchery winter steelhead returns are decent in Lower Columbia tributaries

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:28
%%%1ce198e823063a2a4773f53cfe00746f%%%Hatchery winter steelhead returns are looking good in some southwest Washington rivers, but anglers aren’t reeling them in at any fast pace.

Italy saves 970 migrants abandoned by smugglers

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:25
The Italian Coast Guard rescued 970 migrants Wednesday after smugglers put their cargo ship on automatic pilot heading straight for a crash into the Italian coast and abandoned the command.

California cage-free laws turn up heat on egg prices

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:16
A landmark animal-welfare law that takes effect in California on New Year’s Day to effectively abolish the close confinement of farm animals in cramped cages and crates has pushed egg prices to records recently.

Microsoft's cloud ambitions could outweigh Windows 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:16
Microsoft's story of 2014?

Tribal casinos in Washington to refuse EBT cards

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 01/01/2015 - 00:16
The Associated Press