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Ripley’s oddball curios on view at Science Center

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:16
A traveling exhibit opening Saturday at the Pacific Science Center explores the science behind some of the remarkable treasures in Ripley’s “Believe It Or Not!”

Daily Rant&Rave: Hello, found your cellphone

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:16
RAVE To the couple who picked up my cellphone from a park bench and called me to say they found it. They met me at the nearby PCC to get it back to me and would only accept my “thank you” to show my appreciation. What a chore and expense it would have been to replace it. Thank you!

Quotes from Seattle coach Pete Carroll

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:16
Here's the transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say when met the media Thursday:

State senators aim to boost birth-control access after Hobby Lobby ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:13
A group of Democratic state senators said Thursday that it is crafting legislation to protect Washington women's access to insurer-provided birth control. The group also criticized Republican leaders -- slightly more than a month before the November elections -- for failing to support

Here’s what you need to know about JPMorgan’s data breach

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:06
JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank, on Thursday described the size of its previously disclosed data breach, ranking it among the year’s largest known cyberattacks. Here’s what customers need to know:

Court upholds legislative fix on estate-tax law

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:01
The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously upheld legislative changes to the state’s estate-tax law that saved the state millions of dollars in refunds.

NFL player learns to always bet on himself

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:19
Giants tight end Larry Donnell turned in a seven-catch, 43-yard, three-touchdown effort — but lost in fantasy football.

Neil Moloney, 87, former State Patrol chief, dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:14
Chief Moloney gained a reputation as an innovator during his law-enforcement career, notably by bringing public accountability to the Washington State Patrol.

Guest: Verify political candidates’ backgrounds

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:01
Political candidates’ backgrounds should be independently verified, according to guest columnists Noel Frame and Erin McCallum.

Editorial: U.S. House members need to return to D.C. to deal with the Islamic State

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:01
Congress should put national security above political re-election campaigns and reconvene to determine the best way to beat the Islamic State.

Editorial: A smart move by the City Council on composting

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:01
With a small shift in how people view their garbage, Seattle can turn around an aircraft carrier’s worth of wasted waste.

Will the election turn on terrorism?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:01
New Hampshire’s U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s position hints at how the debate over the Islamic State could take another turn before Election Day, writes syndicated columnist E.J. Dionne Jr.

US factory orders posted record drop in August

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:01
Orders to U.S. factories fell in August by the largest amount on record, but the drop was heavily weighed by an expected plunge in volatile aircraft orders.

First autumn coastal razor clam digs begin Tuesday at two beaches

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:16
%%%62702862f61889964f4aa9c90fa070dd%%%The first coastal razor clam digs will begin Tuesday, Oct. 7 at Twin Harbors and Long Beach.

Poll results

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
We asked, you voted.

Lawyer: Wife of mayor was domestic violence victim

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
An attorney for the wife of a suburban Los Angeles mayor who was fatally shot at his home said Thursday his client was a victim of domestic violence but he gave no details of how that might have played a role in the deadly incident.

Fight against Islamic State: Does anyone learn from past mistakes?

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
We in the U.S. never learn [“Egyptian extremists may be copying Islamic State’s brutal methods,” Nation & World, Sept. 28]. Does no one remember Iran? We withdrew support from the Shah, our ally for decades, and ended up with the terrorist theocracy there.

Extra points video: Discussing the Seahawks' news of the day

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:01
Here's a new edition of Extra Points in which Bob Condotta talks about some of the Seahawks' news of the day, including Bruce Irvin, the tight end spot and Christine Michael:

Former Microsoft and Amazon executive Brian Valentine talks about his new role at Ivy Softworks

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 08:57
For decades, Brian Valentine led big projects at big companies.