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Crash course on how not to market your new NFL team

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:27

The Los Angeles Rams’ online ticket system takes a dive.

Seahawks position review: A somewhat strange season for the Legion of Boom

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:18

It was a somewhat unusual season for the Legion of Boom, as the Seahawks' secondary again was one of the best in the NFL but had a few uncharacteristic setbacks and hurdles to overcome.

Men reportedly attack 13-year old girls in Seattle’s Delridge neighborhood

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:06

Seattle police are working to find the men, who reportedly wore hooded sweatshirts when they approached the girls on the street.

Could we see 4 New Yorkers for president?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:04

Many Americans used to regard New York City as a bankrupt foreign vessel docked on their Atlantic coastline. Then the place got cleaned up, and after the heroism (and stoicism) of Sept. 11, 2001, much of the hostility was replaced with affection. Perhaps nothing signifies the change in status more than the prospect of four […]

Improve transparency, restore trust in state government

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:04

Improvements to state ethics rules are needed and shouldn’t die quietly in legislative committee.

UW’s Andrew Andrews believes UCLA and USC will be out for revenge

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:54

The Huskies travel to Los Angeles to take on UCLA and USC, which suffered last-minute defeats at UW in the first week of Pac-12 play.

Judge OKs removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:50

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge’s ruling Tuesday allows the city to move ahead with plans to remove prominent Confederate monuments from the city’s streets, and delivers a blow to preservationists and a chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled against a collection of groups seeking to block […]

Watch: Seattle Sounders rookie Tony Alfaro on making the jump from Division II

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:29

Second-round Seattle Sounders draft pick Tony Alfaro spoke to local media for the first time on Tuesday afternoon, and the young center back discussed the challenges of jumping from Division II Cal State Dominguez Hills to professional soccer.

Missouri educator pleads not guilty in assault case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:22

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An assistant professor at the University of Missouri has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a campus run-in with student journalists during protests in November. A spokeswoman for Columbia’s city prosecutor says an attorney for Melissa Click entered the plea on Click’s behalf Tuesday in municipal court. […]

Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:12

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III […]

Ex-TV show host arrested in 37-year-old sex abuse case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:11

ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — A man who once hosted a children’s show on local television under the name “Mr. Wonder” has been arrested on charges he sexually abused children during a camping retreat nearly four decades ago. In a statement Tuesday, the Rapides Parish sheriff’s office in Louisiana says 76-year-old Frank John Selas III remained […]

University Link light-rail service starts March 19

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:10

Sound Transit’s three-mile, $1.8 billion tunnel will connect Husky Stadium to Capitol Hill and Westlake Station and, equally important, to the existing 16 miles of track stretching south to SeaTac.

Judge orders release of documents in Boston Marathon bombing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the public release of hundreds of documents in the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR’ tsahr-NEYE’-ehv). Tsarnaev was convicted and sentenced to death last year for his role in the 2013 bombing. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured when Tsarnaev and his […]

Business Highlights

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:05

___ After setting iPhone record, Apple forecasts rare sales drop SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015. The giant tech company issued a sales forecast that says revenue could fall at least 8.6 […]

Hot yoga founder ordered to pay nearly $6.5M in damages

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 07:04

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The found of Bikram yoga has been ordered to pay nearly $6.5 million in a lawsuit that claimed he sexually harassed and wrongfully fired an adviser. A Los Angeles jury awarded punitive damages against Bikram Choudhury on Tuesday — one day after awarding $924,000 in separate damages for compensation. Choudhury’s former […]

More charges added for man accused in Good Samaritan’s death

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:38

NEWTON, N.C. (AP) — Additional charges have been filed against the man accused in the shooting death of a Good Samaritan who tried to help the suspect after his car spun off a North Carolina road during last week’s winter storm. Online records show 27-year-old Marvin Jacob Lee of Claremont is now facing four counts […]

DE recruit Danny Bender flips from San Diego State to WSU Cougars

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:35

WSU Cougars get a commitment from Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) DE Danny Bender, who was previously committed to San Diego State

NFL conducting comprehensive investigation of Manning

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:28

DENVER (AP) — The NFL says it is conducting a comprehensive review of allegations that Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house. There’s no timetable to complete the investigation, but it’s not expected before the Denver plays Carolina in the Super Bowl on Feb. 7. League spokesman Brian McCarthy says […]

Colorado’s trial-like campaign finance system under fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:20

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s system of enforcing campaign finance rules is under fire from all sides. In many states, a campaign practices panel decides whether to prosecute spending violations. But Colorado’s constitution requires every complaint to be referred to an administrative law judge who can convene a trial-like process. Some critics say it allows anybody […]

States seek court delay in enforcement of Clean Power Plan

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 06:19

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of 25 states opposing President Obama’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is asking the Supreme Court to stop the new regulations from taking effect until after their legal challenge is resolved. West Virginia and Texas are leading the group of largely Republican states that on Tuesday asked the high […]