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Honey bees sting Texas man about 1,000 times

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 13:01
A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two co-workers who tried to help him.

Report: Los Angeles Lakers are negotiating with Byron Scott to be their coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:58
The Los Angeles Lakers are getting closer to hiring their third coach since Phil Jackson left their sideline in 2011, engaging in negotiations with Byron Scott, a source told the Los Angeles Times.

Marshawn Lynch holdout appears to not faze Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:58
As the defending champion Seahawks opened training camp Friday, with Marshawn Lynch in Holdout Mode and nowhere to be found, there was an eerie feel to the team’s mild-mannered reactions to his absence. The message was clear, if subtle.

Marshawn Lynch holdout appears to not faze Seahawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:58
As the defending champion Seahawks opened training camp Friday, with Marshawn Lynch in Holdout Mode and nowhere to be found, there was an eerie feel to the team’s mild-mannered reactions to his absence. The message was clear, if subtle.

Christine Michael happy to step in for Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:57
With Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch holding out, Christine Michael and Robert Turbin will get their chances to play. Expectations are high for Michael, the Seahawks’ first draft pick in 2013.

Monorail proposition on fall ballot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:55
Seattle voters will decide in November whether to fund planning for a monorail between Ballard and West Seattle — some nine years after an earlier monorail project imploded.

Monorail proposition on fall ballot

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:55
Seattle voters will decide in November whether to fund planning for a monorail between Ballard and West Seattle — some nine years after an earlier monorail project imploded.

Pete Carroll: "I’m hoping that we should be better and stronger than we were a year ago''

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:53
Here's the official transcript of what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media following practice today:

Pete Carroll: "I’m hoping that we should be better and stronger than we were a year ago''

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:53
Here's the official transcript of what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media following practice today:

South Lake Union Park pond provides the perfect cup of tea

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:51
Seattle lighting designer and artist Yuri Kinoshita created “Furyu” (“Light Breeze”), a floating teahouse, for the South Lake Union model boat pond; it will only exist for two days, an oasis of calm in a busy urban area.

South Lake Union Park pond provides the perfect cup of tea

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:51
Seattle lighting designer and artist Yuri Kinoshita created “Furyu” (“Light Breeze”), a floating teahouse, for the South Lake Union model boat pond; it will only exist for two days, an oasis of calm in a busy urban area.

Giants call up Dan Uggla to start at second base

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:50
Uggla called up from Class AAA Fresno a week after being released by Atlanta and days after signing minor-league deal.

Giants call up Dan Uggla to start at second base

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:50
Uggla called up from Class AAA Fresno a week after being released by Atlanta and days after signing minor-league deal.

Jay DeMerit of MLS Vancouver Whitecaps retires

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 12:03
Center back Jay DeMerit, the first player signed by the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps in 2010 and the Major League Soccer team’s first captain, has decided to retire. “About six weeks ago, when I tore the new tendon in my ankle, I knew I was up against it,” the 34-year-old said.

State Rep. Mike Hope resigns from Legislature

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:58
The Associated Press

Teen gets 8 years in prison for raping 8-year-old

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:46
A judge has handed a nearly eight-year prison term to a teenage boy who beat and raped an 8-year-old girl in Kent last fall.

Report: Coal trains planned for state carry issues, bring jobs

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:46
Puget Sound politicians call for investments in overpasses to keep traffic moving in the event 18 daily coal trains pass through the area someday.

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:39
Industry analysts and safety experts shake their heads at the seeming randomness of the tragedies, saying they can find no common themes. Nor do they think the events indicate that flying is suddenly becoming less safe.

Cold-case killer gets 14½ years in prison

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:38
Convicted sex offender Michael Halgren was sentenced Friday for the 1980 slaying of a 19-year-old woman in Bellevue.

12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza planned

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 11:28
The Israeli military says a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in Gaza will start Saturday morning. The military says in a statement that the lull will start at 8 a.m. local time and end at 8 p.m. local time.