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Huskies morning links: Colorado's Sefo Liufau receives a vote of confidence

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:06
Hau'oli Kikaha wants to get in on the Huskies' defensive scoring binge.

Marysville school shooting: Violent media are causing violence

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:05
I grew up in the 1950s and '60s in small towns where hunting and shooting were common. Most families had one or more high-powered rifles, a shotgun, a pistol and often more. Most guns were not locked up. Kids could easily get their hands on plenty of firepower. But my classmates and I didn't ru

Reichert says he'll consider run for governor or Senate in '16

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:01
Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert says he'll consider a 2016 challenge to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, or maybe even a U.S. Senate bid.

Wait for daughter's body ends on her 17th birthday

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:09
Hwang In-yeol and his wife waited seven years to have a child, and then she was born on Oct. 29, 1997. After a ferry disaster in April that killed her and 303 others, the couple waited again for nearly seven months to see Ji-hyeon's body. The vigil ended Wednesday when divers retrieved their only child's body on her 17th birthday.

Immigration crisis: The role of the U.S. in damaging Central American countries

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:06
“Made in Honduras with our aid”  by columnist Jerry Large [Local News, Oct. 26] speaks truth I devoutly hope those in power will hear and heed.

Source: Murder-suicide that killed 3 linked to abuse accusation

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:01
The 11-year-old Seattle girl who was killed Monday night, along with her mother and grandfather who had shot them, had written a blog post that said “this touching thing has been going on for a long time. This is the time when my grandma finds out.”

Daily Rant&Rave: Hockey gear lost and found

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:01
RAVE Through a series of missteps my son’s hockey bag was left on the ground when the team switched buses. Imagine our despair when we found his hockey gear wasn’t in the baggage compartment at our destination, but the story has a happy ending. The team manager called the Everett police

Honoring the dead with joyous celebrations

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:01
Dia de Muertos, Nov. 1-2, Seattle Center; Dia de los Muertos, Nov. 1, Phinney Center, Seattle; and Dia de los Muertos Ofrenda Exhibit Opening and Celebration, Nov. 1, El Centro de la Raza, Seattle.

Readers share their love for pets in photos and videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:01
Does your favorite pal have a grin that makes others smile? Or maybe eyes that mesmerize? Show us your pet’s special qualities or talents. Upload pictures and short videos of your dog, cat, horse or other pet.

Q&A: Did the Fed's $4 trillion experiment work?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:01
The $4 trillion experiment is over.

Stocks mostly gain after Fed ends stimulus

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:32
World stock markets mostly rose Thursday, taking in stride the Federal Reserve's announcement it will end a stimulus program that was as massive as it was controversial. The dollar strengthened after the U.S. central bank hinted at an eventual interest rate hike.

As Fed ends bond buys, Yellen to expand influence

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:32
When the Federal Reserve announced the end of its landmark bond buying program Wednesday, it also signaled the start of something else:

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:31
Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while Sierra Leone is "in a crisis situation which is going to get worse," the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.

Showdown imminent over nurse's quarantine in Maine

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:31
State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission.

Obama to rally for Maine gubernatorial candidate

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:31
President Barack Obama is heading to Maine to rally votes for the Democratic candidate for governor, the latest in a burst of campaign appearances Obama is making before next week's midterm elections after months of sitting on the sidelines because of his low approval ratings and unpopularity in some states.

Dems rush to save suddenly vulnerable incumbents

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:31
Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.

Elaborate FBI repairman ruse shown in videos

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:31
Wearing a lapel camera and posing as an Internet repairman, an undercover government agent walked into a luxury villa at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and recorded everything he saw as part of a major international gambling bust.

Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:30
There was no hope of finding survivors after a mudslide tore through a tea plantation, a Sri Lankan disaster official said Thursday, amid widely conflicting reports about how many people had been buried alive under the mud.

Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:08
Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard-by-yard as it slides toward the ocean.

Russian deliver space station cargo after US flop

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:08
The company behind the dramatic launch explosion of a space station supply mission promises to find the cause of the failure and is warning residents to avoid any potentially hazardous wreckage.