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FDA approves new 24-hour opiod painkiller

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:46
Hysingla is intended to be swallowed whole; the tablet forms a thick gel if it is crushed, making it difficult to inject.

More hotels are going green and not just to save water or money

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:46
Some hotels have gone beyond simply installing low-flow shower heads and urging guests to reuse towels. The goal is not just to save water or money. An aim is to appeal to environmentally minded guests.

‘All the Way’: A riveting portrayal of LBJ and his time

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:46
A commanding LBJ (played by Jack Willis) dominates Seattle playwright Robert Schenkkan’s rewarding “All the Way,” which chronicles the first year of Johnson’s nation-changing presidency. It plays at Seattle Rep through Jan. 4.

Trial opens for 2 ex-Seattle firefighters accused of attacking homeless man

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31
Trial began Thursday afternoon for two former Seattle firefighters and a woman accused of attacking a homeless man who was sleeping on a memorial to fallen firefighters in Occidental Park.

$50,000 bail for Everett firefighter arrested in Seattle sex sting

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31
Everett firefighter David “Pete” Vier was ordered held on $50,000 bail on Thursday, a day after his arrest for allegedly showing up at a Seattle fast-food restaurant intending to pay a juvenile girl $150 for sex, according to the probable-cause statement outlining the case against him.

Takata executive testifies about air bags in Senate hearing

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31
More than 10 automobile manufacturers and 7.8 million vehicles in the United States have been affected by recalls of air bags made by Takata, a Japanese company.

Former paramedic pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31
A former Medic One paramedic is accused of tampering with consumer products by stealing narcotics from rescue units and replacing them with other drugs.

Sheriff: 3 people killed in rollover may have died from exposure

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31
By Dee Riggs / The Wenatchee World

Mali Ebola crisis deepens with doctor's death

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:50
Mali's emerging Ebola crisis deepened Thursday as the government announced that a doctor had died from the disease, becoming the second health worker fatality linked to a single patient initially thought to have kidney disease.

Attacks in Kabul raise concerns about security

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:50
The Afghan capital has become a city under siege as the Taliban stage almost daily attacks against government and foreign targets, penetrating layers of heightened security and fueling concerns that insurgents have infiltrated the security forces.

Local Congress members praise, blast Obama's immigration move

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:46
Members of Congress began reacting to President Obama's speech on immigration Thursday afternoon even before it was delivered.

Bezos makes his mark on Washington Post with Kindle app

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:46
A new app will deliver The Washington Post to some Amazon Kindle tablet owners for free. It is the first formal collaboration between the two companies since Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Post for $250 million last year.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tells USA Today that Seahawks "would love'' to have Marshawn Lynch back in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:32
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, during a one-on-one interview with USA Today following practice Thursday,  said the team "would love'' to have Marshawn Lynch back in 2015.

Adult-family-home operator charged with rape

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:31
A 67-year-old man has been charged with second-degree rape, accused of forcing an 83-year-old woman with dementia to perform a sex act inside one of the adult family homes he and his wife owned. The assault was captured on a “nanny cam” placed in the woman’s room by her daughter.

Mariners add three players to the 40-man roster

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:31
The Mariners added three players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. Infielder Ketel Marte, catcher John Hicks and right-handed pitcher Mayckol Guaipe had their minor league contracts selected.

Obama’s immigration decision has precedents, but may set a new one

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:29
Although President Obama is not breaking new ground by using executive powers to carve out a quasi-legal status for certain categories of unauthorized immigrants his decision will affect as many as 5 million immigrants, far more than the actions of those presidents.

Isiah Umipig and Seattle U ready to challenge Huskies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:18
“We’d all be lying if we said it was just another game,” Umipig said before Friday’s basketball game at KeyArena. “We know we can compete with them. We know they’re a really good team, but we’re confident in our abilities to come out and compete and have a c

UW football live chat at noon today

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:10
Join me for a chat at noon today to preview the Huskies' final home game of the season against Oregon State on Saturday night.

In that game, Dalton’s passing was not so fancy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:05
Instead of pass-fail, maybe Andy Dalton should have just taken an incomplete.