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Locavore: Socks will start your day with an uplifting mantra

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:45
Slip on a pair of Posie Turner socks for a boost of empowerment in the morning.

4 pot stores caught selling to minors in state sting

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:28
In the state’s first checkup on recreational-marijuana stores, four of 22 stores sold pot to minors, according to the Liquor Control Board.

Michelle Obama offers glimpse of workout routine

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:13
First lady Michelle Obama is showing how she keeps her arms toned in a new White House video, part of the fifth-anniversary celebration of her "Let's Move" initiative against childhood obesity.

Icicle and Wenatchee rivers are decent options for hatchery spring chinook fishing

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:08
The spring chinook fishery on the Icicle River is open Wednesday (May 20) through July 31, and the Wenatchee River will open Saturday until further notice. Each are expected to produce some fairly good action right from the get-go. State fisheries managers in-season predictions call for about 6,000 spring chinook heading to the Icicle, and […]

Fire on wooden boat at Shileshole Bay doused

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 03:07
Seattle firefighters doused a small blaze aboard a 70-foot classic wooden boat on Shileshole Bay.

As wildfire season begins, lands commissioner hopes for money

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:59
With chances high for a difficult wildfire season, Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is still hoping for more fire-fighting money in this year’s budget.

Affordable housing measures to get Seattle City Council consideration

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:54
The Seattle City Council later this month will begin weighing giving some tenants a longer warning period before being evicted and making it easier for public agencies to buy rental units to keep them affordable.

5 teens arrested for armed robbery, attack in Cal Anderson Park

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:27
Seattle police arrested five juveniles, including two 13-year-olds, after they robbed a man and a woman at gunpoint at Cal Anderson Park.

Spark electric car’s price sparks a sales run

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:12
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet’s 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax credit can make for a super deal. Chevrolet lowered the starting retail price for the plucky subcompact electric car to $25,995 last month, making it the lowest-priced 2015 […]

Fed minutes indicate June rate hike unlikely

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:03
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve policymakers largely agreed when they met last month that June would be too early to start raising interest rates, as they debated whether the economy’s winter weakness would fade or persist. While “a few” Fed officials believed that the U.S. economy would be ready to raise rates in June, they […]

Early betting lines for 2015 show Seahawks favored in all but one game

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:00
Early betting lines from Covers.com show the Seahawks favored in all but one regular season game in 2015.

Target beating Wal-Mart in race for turnaround

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Target is beating Wal-Mart in the race to beef up sales. Target Corp. on Wednesday reported a nearly 52 percent surge in its first-quarter profit on strong sales of more profitable items like fashion and baby products, evidence that its efforts to turn around its business are paying off. The results […]

10 events for Memorial Day 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:00
Events for Memorial Day 2015 include observances at cemeteries, discounted train rides for veterans and a ceremony at the Museum of Flight.

First dinosaur bone found in state, 80 million years later

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 02:00
The leg bone weighs 15 pounds, is 1½-feet long and is the first dinosaur fossil found in Washington. Much of the region was under water during that era 80 million years ago.

David Letterman to sign off as late-night host

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:46
David Letterman is signing off, after 33 years and 6,028 broadcasts of his show, hosting his final episode of CBS' "Late Show" on Wednesday. Stephen Colbert will replace him in September.

Folklife 2015 celebrates hip-hop and its roots

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:42
The theme of the 44th annual Folklife festival, being held May 22-25, is “Beats, Rhymes and Rhythms: Traditional Roots of Today’s Branches,” tracing African and hip-hop traditions in Seattle.

2nd Marine dies of injuries suffered in military plane crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:39
A second Marine has died of injuries he suffered when a hybrid military aircraft crashed during a training exercise in Hawaii. The crash also killed Lance Cpl. Joshua Barron, 24, of Spokane.

Barbra Streisand memoir scheduled for 2017

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:31
NEW YORK — Barbra Streisand is set to publish her long-discussed and long-promised memoir. The legendary singer-actress-filmmaker has a deal with Viking for her life story, the publisher announced Wednesday. The book is currently untitled and scheduled for 2017. According to Viking, Streisand will reflect on her childhood, her career and on the private life […]

Man finds message in bottle from 1994 in Michigan

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:31
IONIA, Mich. — It isn’t quite a message in a bottle, but an Ohio man says he found a 21-year-old message secreted in a camera film case that had traveled some 40 miles down the Grand River in western Michigan. Terry Smith tells WILX-TV (http://bit.ly/1R2M15X ) that he found the case with the messages inside […]

State’s jobless rate shrinks to 5.5 percent, close to U.S. average

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 01:30
Washington state’s unemployment rate fell for the second month in a row in April.