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Oct. 31 TV Picks: ‘Ghost Adventures’ on Travel

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
TV picks for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, include “Ghost Adventures” on Travel, “Grimm” on NBC and “Blue Bloods” on CBS.

Oct. 31 TV Picks: ‘Ghost Adventures’ on Travel

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
TV picks for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, include “Ghost Adventures” on Travel, “Grimm” on NBC and “Blue Bloods” on CBS.

Some golden moments in Rachel Feferman retrospective

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
A review of “A Hole in the Heart,” a wide-ranging, sometimes cluttered retrospective of the work of late Port Townsend artist Rachel Feferman, at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

Some golden moments in Rachel Feferman retrospective

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
A review of “A Hole in the Heart,” a wide-ranging, sometimes cluttered retrospective of the work of late Port Townsend artist Rachel Feferman, at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art.

Baroque in Boston: Orchestra to play what the colonists heard

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
Seattle Baroque Orchestra, with guest conductor Matthias Maute, presents “The American Dream,” a sampler of popular music filling Boston’s private homes, churches and theaters during the 18th century.

Baroque in Boston: Orchestra to play what the colonists heard

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
Seattle Baroque Orchestra, with guest conductor Matthias Maute, presents “The American Dream,” a sampler of popular music filling Boston’s private homes, churches and theaters during the 18th century.

Ebola: Stop treating health-care workers like pariahs

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
Call me a coward, but you couldn’t pay me enough to travel to Africa to treat Ebola patients. And for that reason I think the people who do risk their lives to help others are heroes, every bit as much as the 9/11 first responders. They should be treated that way, not quarantined as pariahs.

Bombs at marketplaces near Baghdad kill 15 people

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 23:16
A series of bomb attacks struck marketplaces near Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 15 people, Iraqi officials said as security forces recaptured parts of a strategic Sunni oil town north of the capital from Islamic State militants.

Gas almost under $3 nationwide: What to know

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:20
The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.

Heavy rains bring increased risk of landslides, SPU warns

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:17
With recent heavy rainfall and more predicted, the area is at a high risk for landslides, a Seattle Public Utilities meteorologist warns. With rain late Thursday and Friday morning, Seattle exceeded the official U.S. Geological Survey's landslide threshold.

NYU research: Don't punish students for their temperaments

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 22:16
It’s easy to overlook and underestimate shy children, and they can suffer academically because they aren't the squeaky wheel getting the grease.

Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:48
That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.

Hawaii town shows how to live with lava

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:20
Ten miles from the Hawaii town of Pahoa that is being menaced by a stream of lava from Kilauea volcano, there's another community that was almost entirely swallowed by the molten rock nearly 30 years ago.

Remembering what skulls really stand for

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:16
I see skulls everywhere: from lawns decorated for Halloween to pajama pants and dog sweaters. Somehow, an image that used to stand for death, motorcycle gangs and pirates evolved into a symbol of cuteness much like Hello Kitty.

Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:14
They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn't take a potshot at them from some unseen, distant perch.

Ebola aid workers can't be trusted

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:10
Whatever tattered remnants that were left of American health care workers’ benevolent image is now gone.

Lawsuit: Surgical gowns let diseases pass through

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 21:01
A $500 million lawsuit against Kimberly-Clark Corp. alleges the company falsely claimed its surgical gowns protected against Ebola and other infectious diseases.

Taylor Swift gets a Bronx cheer as NYC Ambassador

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:16
Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.

Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:01
The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.

Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 20:01
A terminally ill woman who expects to take her own life under Oregon's assisted-suicide law says she is feeling well enough to possibly postpone the day she had planned to die.