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Legislature passes $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 02:08
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A $16.1 billion transportation revenue bill that includes an 11.9-cent increase in the gas tax over the next two years passed the Legislature early Wednesday, though the House still must approve key accompanying bills. A dispute between Senate Democrats and Republicans over unrelated bills led to a hourslong overnight delay in […]

US probing possible airline collusion to keep fares high

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:57
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department appears to focus on whether airlines illegally signaled to each other how quickly they would add new […]

The Greece fire after five years | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:45
Before the Greek crisis, the EU could strut as the world's largest economy. Now it and a host of world economic assumptions are in question.

Sister of slain woman charged with helping mom dump her body

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:44
CLEVELAND (AP) — The younger sister of a woman who authorities say was killed by their mother in March has been accused of helping dump the body in a field. Hannah Tyburski, 19, was arrested Tuesday on charges of obstructing justice, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. The body of her sister, 26-year-old […]

Maine crews use drone to rescue 2 boys from raging river

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:44
MECHANIC FALLS, Maine (AP) — Officials in Maine have used a drone to deliver a lifejacket to a boy stranded on a rock in the middle of a raging river. Two boys needed rescuing Tuesday afternoon after their tube overturned in the Little Androscoggin River. Only one was wearing a lifejacket. Auburn Fire Chief Frank […]

12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:06
A 12-year-old boy has been taken to a Seattle hospital after being burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand.

12-year-old burned by fireworks near Auburn stand

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:02
A 12-year-old boy was burned by fireworks near an Auburn fireworks stand on Tuesday night.

Boeing boosts 2015 list prices for its jets by 2.9 percent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:00
Boeing raised the cost for the largest version of its updated 777X jetliner to $400 million as it boosted 2015 aircraft list prices prices 2.9 percent across the board.

Hottest-ever June melts into July

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 01:00
Seattle just finished its warmest June on record — by more than three degrees.

Your guide to July 4 fun around the Sound

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:30
Here are some ideas on how to celebrate the nation’s birthday.

Kids’ shop: Turn your child into an action figure

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:24
A Bellevue company is turning ordinary people into personalized superhero action figures.

Locavore: A comfy dress gets an active makeover

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:19
You’re familiar with the loose-fitting, roomy muumuu. Now meet the active Seattle woman’s version: the Nuu-Muu.

Gamblers’ abuse claims test sovereignty of US tribal casinos

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:00
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — For gamblers skilled at counting cards, it can be especially risky to play at America’s tribal casinos: Those who have gotten caught tell stories of seized winnings, wrongful detentions, or worse. Casino bosses everywhere have ways of making so-called “advantage players” feel unwelcome, regularly tossing and blacklisting them. But gamblers have […]

Love your country, love your dog: Keep pets safe over July 4

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:28
LOS ANGELES (AP) — To us, fireworks are the sparkling embodiment of July Fourth. But to dogs, they truly are bombs bursting in air. The pops and explosions, raucous block parties and other loud noises during holiday festivities can scare dogs into leaping over or digging under fences to escape the thunderous blasts, leading them […]

Obama: US embassy in Havana marks ‘new chapter’ in Cuba ties

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:27
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a “new chapter” in relations after a half-century of hostility. “We don’t have to be imprisoned by the past,” Obama said from White House Rose Garden. “Americans and Cubans alike are ready to […]

2 convicted murderers practiced night before prison breakout

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:25
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — One of two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison in June told police that they conducted a practice run the night before their daring escape, a district attorney said. Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie said David Sweat, 35, told police from his Albany Medical Center hospital bed […]

GM stops production at its single plant in Russia

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:24
ST.PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — General Motors has halted production at its single assembly plant in Russia as sales have plummeted amid an economic downturn. Sergei Lepnukhov, GM’s spokesman in Russia, said Wednesday the plant in St. Petersburg stopped work “in the framework of the company restructuring its business model in Russia.” GM announced the plant’s […]

Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:21
NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson’s calendar, it’s also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day. Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day Calendar, an online compendium of pseudo-holidays that has become a resource for TV and radio stations looking to add a little […]

Photos of the Day: July 1, 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 23:16
Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

Macy’s dumps Trump clothing line in response to comments

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 22:55
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican immigrants continues. Companies have been cutting ties with Trump left and right after his presidential campaign kickoff speech last week in which he declared that some Mexican immigrants […]