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Jones’ triple keys Rainiers’ win

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:14
Center fielder’s second three-bagger of the night snaps 5-5 tie in top of ninth inning.

California storm was almost 500-year event, officials say

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:16
The storm dropped nearly 4 inches of rain onto Mount Baldy in a single hour, triggering mudslides and floods that killed one motorist and severely damaged more than 30 homes.

Teens' bagpipes seized at US border over ivory

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:16
The skirl of their pipes had barely receded before two New Hampshire teenagers learned a hard lesson in cross-border musical diplomacy: If your bagpipes have ivory in them, leave them at home before traveling to Canada or risk having them seized at the border.

Seattle police investigating shooting near Benefit Playground

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:15
Seattle police are investigating the shooting of a man and woman near Benefit Playground in Beacon Hill this evening.

Some quick highlights from tonight's vote count

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:08
The first results from today's primary have been announced. Remember, the top two vote-getting candidates head to the November general election.

Russian tourists stranded abroad as crisis deepens

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:06
Last week, tens of thousands of Russians sunning themselves on Italian beaches and Turkish resorts received an unpleasant surprise: their tour companies had gone bust, stranding them and forcing them to pay double for a ticket to get home.

First Harshman classic doubleheader Nov. 23: UW-Pacific, SU-Montana

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:05
Washington will play Pacific on Sunday, Nov. 23, in the inaugural Marv Harshman Classic at KeyArena. The game will be the second in a doubleheader that also features Seattle U against Montana.

Teenagers indicted in killings of homeless men

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:01
Three teenagers were indicted Tuesday for the brutal slayings of two homeless men in Albuquerque.

Jim Brady dies: Reagan aide, gun control advocate

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:54
A major trait that endeared Jim Brady to the Washington press corps was his sense of humor, especially when he made fun of his own boss.

US officials: US general killed in Afghan attack copy

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:54
An American general was killed in an apparent insider attack Tuesday by a member of the Afghan security forces, a Pentagon spokesman said, the highest-ranking U.S. Army officer to be killed in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars.

Huskies’ Kasen Williams back stronger, more focused

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:54
Washington receiver Kasen Williams hoped to be in the NFL by now, but he’s glad to be back for his senior season with a new coach and a new attitude.

Urgent evacuation notice issued in latest wildfire

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:08
LEAVENWORTH (AP) — Officials fighting a new wildfire complex on a northeast Washington Indian reservation have issued an urgent evacuation notice for about 20 homes.

Urgent evacuation notice issued in latest wildfire

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:08
LEAVENWORTH (AP) — Officials fighting a new wildfire complex on a northeast Washington Indian reservation have issued an urgent evacuation notice for about 20 homes.

Kansas GOP Sen. Roberts grabs early primary lead

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:08
Three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts maintained a double-digit lead over tea party favorite Milton Wolf in Kansas' primary Tuesday night in the latest contest pitting mainstream conservatives against the upstart movement. A first-term Michigan GOP congressman lost his bid for re-election.

Introducing...

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:01
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Free ice cream scoops for voters (and tweeters)

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:01
Here's the scoop on getting some free ice cream in Seattle and King County:

100 great movie dances

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:01
In honor of "Step Up All In," a.k.a "Step Up 5,"  opening this weekend (and not having any screenings for press; hmmm . . . .), here's a delightful montage of 100 great movie dances, from 1921 (!) to 2010. You may note a few omissions (where's "The Turning Point"? "Cabaret"?) or mistakes ("The

Cub burned in wildfire flown to care center

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:59
By K.C. Mehaffey / The Wenatchee World

Sprint ends effort to acquire T-Mobile

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:55
Sprint’s board decided Tuesday to drop its pursuit of Bellevue-based T-Mobile US, and will replace Dan Hesse with a new CEO to pursue its own turnaround plan.