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‘Sons of Anarchy’ rides into final season with deadly intent

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 02:33
A whirlwind circle of life and death inaugurates the Sept. 9 launch of the seventh and final season of the motorcycle-gang saga, the most popular — and bloody — series in the history of FX.

Plenty of light! Feds are selling off lighthouses

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 02:33
Lighthouses for sale! Actually, lots of lighthouses for free.

United adds larger version of Boeing Dreamliner

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 01:40
United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing's 787 by taking delivery of the new, larger version of the jet that Boeing calls the Dreamliner.

Woman killed by train in Tacoma

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 01:38
The Associated Press

Home Depot CEO: Probe of possible breach continues

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 01:38
Home Depot's outgoing CEO Frank Blake told investors Thursday that the nation's largest home-improvement chain continues to investigate a potential breach at the company and reassured that customers will not be liable for any potential fraudulent charges.

Lufthansa pilots to stage 6-hour strike Friday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 01:38
A union representing pilots at Lufthansa says they will stage a six-hour strike Friday, targeting short- and medium-haul flights from Frankfurt.

City to pay $45,000 to woman tased by SPD while pregnant

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:40
While the monetary payment was modest, Seattle police policy was changed after the incident, state law was amended and the case helped establish a new court standard on the use of Tasers.

US companies add jobs at solid pace in August

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:35
U.S. businesses added jobs at a healthy pace in August, according to a private survey, the fifth straight month of solid gains.

Renton Tech, Olympic College make top-10 list

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:35
Two Washington community colleges -- Renton Technical College and Olympic College in Bremerton -- have been named among the top 10 two-year colleges in the nation, and will compete for $1 million in prize money.

Fatal crash on I-5 in Lynnwood this morning

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 00:33
A man has died after crashing his motorcycle into the rear end of a car on Interstate -5 in Lynnwood this morning.

US ground troops to train in Ukraine next week

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:38
The Pentagon says 200 U.S. soldiers will participate in an exercise in western Ukraine starting next week. It would be the first presence of American ground troops in Ukraine since the crisis with Russian-backed separatists began.

Applications for US jobless aid at still-low 302K

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:38
Slightly more Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the total number receiving aid remained at its lowest level in more than seven years.

Montana coal mine deal aims to boost Asian exports

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:37
Coal companies announced an agreement Thursday to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting exports of the fuel to Asia through ports on the U.S. West Coast.

Referee for Seahawks-Packers is John Parry

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:28
The referee for tonight's Seahawks-Packers game will be John Parry. And as ESPN details here his crews have a reputation for calling things tightly in the secondary.

Huskies morning links: Chris Petersen continues to mine Bellevue High talent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:23
Shane Bowman, Budda Baker and, now, Henry Roberts.

Pac-12 picks, week 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 23:21
Rugged start to the season here (but not as rugged as it was for WSU and Colorado). But onward . . .

US trade gap narrows in July

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:31
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level since January, as exports of autos, telecom equipment, industrial machines and semiconductors rose.

Skin in the Game, IV: Opening Day, for school and mom

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:16
Everyone expects crying on the first day of kindergarten — from the parents, mainly. But I saw not a single tear during opening day at Fairmount Park Elementary on Wednesday. Despite the dirge of bad-news stories about American education, the feeling inside this bright, airy, refurbi

Cyclist safety: Driver confused around cyclists

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 22:04
If bicyclists would decide to follow the rules for pedestrians or for vehicles, there would be much less confusion on the roads. There are many intersections in Seattle where, as a driver, I don’t know what to expect from a bike rider who is either beside me or across the street from me [&ldqu

Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 ½ socks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 21:38
The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital.