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Felix Hernandez, Mariners rebound with 2-1 win over A’s

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:16
Kyle Seager and Corey Hart homered leading off the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to win the three-game series between the AL playoff contenders.

Woman mauled by 2 pit bulls in South Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:28
Update 1:12 p.m.: Stephen Pellegrini knew he had to do something when he saw two pit bulls attacking a young woman in South Seattle.

SPD officers hire attorney in their suit over use of force

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:18
The move signals the 113 officers are determined to actively pursue their allegations that new use-of-force policies required under a federal consent decree put them and the public at risk.

Seahawks re-sign WR Phil Bates to active roster and place OL Lemuel Jeanpierre on Injured Reserve

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:16
The Seahawks made one change to the active roster today, re-signing receiver Phil Bates while placing backup guard/center Lemuel Jeanpierre on Injured Reserve with a neck injury.

Ride a scenic slice of rural Oregon, with good eats at trail’s end

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:16
Banks-Vernonia State Trail, west of Portland, is popular with dawdling cyclists

Dragonfly in the spotlight

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:16
Seattle Times reader Shun Takano’s dramatically lit photo of a dragonfly on a chain-link fence.

Guest: Mayor Ed Murray, City Council should protect Woodland Park Zoo elephants

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:15
How much longer will the Seattle City Council and mayor allow Woodland Park Zoo to operate from its 19th-century playbook? guest columnist Judy Nicastro asks.

Editorial: Mayor Ed Murray turns focus to education

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 09:15
Mayor Ed Murray’s pivot toward education is welcomed, but his power is constrained by state law and dysfunction on the Seattle school board.

Detroit-area man gets 17 years in porch shooting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 08:23
A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch instead of calling police was sentenced Wednesday to at least 17 years in prison after telling the victim's family he would carry "guilt and sorrow forever."

Washington State Fair: Sheep, scones, rides and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 08:18
The Washington State Fair runs Sept. 5-21 in Puyallup. It’s loaded with all the traditional fair trimmings — animals, a cattle drive, carnival rides and deep-fried food.

Shifting into Portland spirit on bike tour

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 08:06
Exploring Portland by bicycle on a guided ride.

Happy traveling with an aging parent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:32
Tips for finding the right destination and hotel, plus sightseeing strategies and medical precautions.

J.C. Penney store at Bellevue Square closing

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:30
J.C. Penney to leave Bellevue Square Nov. 1. Kemper Development plans to redesign space for smaller specialty stores.

Coho fishing action heating up in time for September derbies

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:30
The coho salmon are starting to filter into the Strait of Juan de Fuca and are now lined up clear into the northern and central Puget Sound boundary line.

USDA to buy up to $13M in canned pink salmon

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:29
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has agreed to buy up to $13 million in canned pink salmon to ease a glut that has weighed down prices for Alaska fishermen.

Verizon to pay $7.4 million to settle FCC privacy investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:29
In addition to making the cash payment, the largest ever in an FCC case solely about phone privacy, Verizon agreed to take extra steps for the next three years to inform customers of their privacy rights.

Man charged in 3 shooting deaths in Kansas City

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:26
A tip from an "average citizen" led to the end of a frantic manhunt and the filing of more than a dozen felony charges for a 34-year-old convicted felon with a history of violence.

Pedro Celis hires strategists who helped topple Eric Cantor

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:25
After a shaky primary-election showing, Republican congressional candidate Pedro Celis has reshuffled his campaign, replacing his campaign manager and hiring a pair of young strategists who helped tea-party challenger Dave Brat beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor earlier this year.

Author of new guide names 5 favorite Oregon waterfall hikes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 07:23
Adam Sawyer visited 500 waterfalls as he researched new guidebook.