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In 100 days, hopes for better communication in Seattle schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:01
In both of his state-of-the-district addresses last week -- one hosted by the Alliance for Education and an encore speech at Seattle Public Schools headquarters -- interim Superintendent Larry Nyland mostly talked in general terms about the problems and progress in the city’s public schools.

In 100 days, hopes for better communication in Seattle schools

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:01
In both of his state-of-the-district addresses last week -- one hosted by the Alliance for Education and an encore speech at Seattle Public Schools headquarters -- interim Superintendent Larry Nyland mostly talked in general terms about the problems and progress in the city’s public schools.

Fort Sam Houston lockdown lifted; 1 in custody

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:01
Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they've taken into custody the driver of a suspicious vehicle that sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.

California bus crash kills 1, injures dozens

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:01
A tour bus drifted off a northern California interstate and crashed onto its roof, killing a 33-year-old man, leaving six others with critical or serious injuries, and sending two dozen people to hospitals with mainly minor wounds, authorities said.

Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 20:01
More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.

Crew docks at International Space Station

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:46
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.

Health care M&A leads global deal surge

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 19:01
In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 18:31
The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster.

Admiral denies role in counterfeiting casino chips

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 18:31
An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips has denied he played any role in making them.

UK police: up to 5 terror plots foiled this year

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 17:46
The head of London's police force said Sunday that as many as five terror plots were foiled this year, as he warned of increasing pressure on resources amid the rising threat.

AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 17:46
U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say.

Memphis Grizzlies improve to a league-best 12-2

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:46
Marc Gasol had 30 points and 12 rebounds as the league-leading Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers 107-91.

With Russell Wilson trusting himself and his teammates, Seahawks score a 19-3 victory

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:46
Quarterback Russell Wilson has maybe his best game of the season passing and running, and was all the offense Seattle needed.

Big day for Seahawks’ Cooper Helfet: A TD catch, and a huge tackle

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:46
It was a memorable day for Seahawks tight end Cooper Helfet, who scored Seattle’s only touchdown on a 20-yard pass play and made a big tackle after a blocked punt.

Marshawn Lynch has another eventful game vs. Cardinals

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:46
Marshawn Lynch rushed for 39 yards and had three catches for 43 yards, but was out of the game for two series due to what Pete Carroll called a stomach ailment.

Seahawks’ defense feels the love, and the intensity

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:46
Safety Earl Thomas, in particular, was waxing lyrical about trust and love and togetherness. It was as if the Seahawks had just held a consciousness-raising session, not crushed the will of an Arizona Cardinals team that came into CenturyLink as the NFL’s best.

Vancouver Canucks beat visiting Chicago Blackhawks

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:45
Jannik Hansen scored the first hat trick of his career as the host Vancouver Canucks defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1.

New England gets a leg up in MLS East finals

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:31
Jermaine Jones scored in the 85th minute to give the visiting New England Revolution a 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls in the first leg of their MLS Eastern Conference final series.

Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:20
The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:

Council set to tell SPD to study gunshot-locator technology

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/24/2014 - 14:20
The Seattle City Council may vote Monday to tie the allocation of $250,000 for the Seattle Police Department to an assessment of acoustic gunshot-locator technology, which has received mixed reviews nationwide.