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‘The New Rijksmuseum’: a riveting, grueling renovation

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 43 min ago
A movie review of “The New Rijksmuseum”: This compelling documentary follows the agonzing restoration of Amsterdam’s famous art museum over 10 years. Rating: 3.5 stars out of 4.

Bargains and outdoor movies: ‘Self/Less, ‘ Toy Story,’ ‘Selma’

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 43 min ago
Here are some places offering discounted movie tickets during the week of July 31.

‘Irrational Man’: Woody Allen plays it again

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 43 min ago
What seems like a light romantic comedy is actually a dark drama. But Allen has done it better before.

‘A LEGO Brickumentary’ puts creativity on display

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 43 min ago
A review of the first major documentary about LEGO, by filmmakers Daniel Junge and Kief Davidson. Rating: 3 stars out of 4.

Bombardier delays new business jet as setbacks mount

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 20 min ago
Bombardier is pushing back the commercial debut of its Global 7000 business jet by two years, yet another setback for a planemaker that has seen debt balloon due to delays with the CSeries commercial program.

Alberta may seek emission tax to clean up oil sands’ bad image

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 37 min ago
The challenge for the province’s government is to work with an industry, already struggling with price cuts, on ways to hold off environmental criticism of the tar sands.

Sammamish woman pleads guilty in crash through house that killed husband, son-in-law

Seattle Times Headlines - 6 hours 39 min ago
A Sammamish woman who mixed wine and sleeping pills before she crashed her Jeep through her lakefront home, killing her husband and son-in-law last year, pleaded guilty Thursday to two counts of vehicular homicide.

Pregame notes and lineups: Dustin Ackley traded to the Yankees for two prospects

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 15 min ago
The Mariners have traded outfielder Dustin Ackley to the New York Yankees in exchange for outfielder Ramon Flores and pitcher Jose Ramirez. Meanwhile first baseman/DH Jesus Montero was supposed to be recalled from Class AAA Tacoma. However, the Mariners couldn’t get him here in time for the game from El Paso, so that move is […]

Tacoma lighthouse coming down because of structural problems

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 46 min ago
TACOMA — A lighthouse that is supposed to be a beacon of hope above the Tacoma Rescue Mission is being taken down because of structural problems. KING-TV reports the 15-year-old structure has sunk about 5 inches into the ground. The mission is trying to figure out how to fix the situation and who should pay […]

Video: UW’s Deontae Cooper at Pac-12 media day

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 53 min ago
Huskies' senior running back takes stage at Warner Bros. Studios.

Teen wounded in drive-by shooting in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood

Seattle Times Headlines - 7 hours 58 min ago
Seattle police gang detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting that left a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound to the leg early Thursday morning.

Video: UW’s Chris Petersen on QB competition, Cyler Miles’ hip, recruiting, return to Boise and more

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 1 min ago
Petersen: "It always seems like the media kind of thinks we play our cards close to the vest and we kind of know who the (starting quarterback) might be, but we really don't know. We don't. I wish we did."

Court dismisses lawsuit seeking personhood for 2 NY chimps

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Two chimpanzees will not be freed from a New York state university where they’re used in locomotion studies after a court decision Thursday dismissed a lawsuit that had sought to afford them legal personhood rights. While the Nonhuman Rights Project had standing to bring the lawsuit on behalf of 8-year-old chimpanzees […]

8 states probe slain man’s possible serial killer ties

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 16 min ago
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say police in at least eight states are investigating unsolved cases that may be linked to an Oregon man who was recently killed by an escort in West Virginia. Police say the prostitute was attacked by 45-year-old Neal Falls on July 18 and she grabbed his gun and fatally shot […]

Suit filed over Eyman tax measure, just a day after it makes the ballot

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 25 min ago
Opponents of Tim Eyman’s latest anti-tax initiative are trying to block a public vote on it. They filed a lawsuit arguing I-1366 is unconstitutional.

Regional earthquake early-warning system gets a funding boost

Seattle Times Headlines - 8 hours 45 min ago
An additional $5 million in federal funding will upgrade seismic stations and help develop a public interface for earthquake alerts seconds to minutes before the ground shakes.

Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 3 min ago
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world. Engineers at the giant social network say they’ve built a […]

Haggen cuts worker hours in Seattle area

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 12 min ago
The move, which coincides with layoffs in the U.S. Southwest, marks a big reality check on the optimism with which the Bellingham grocer acquired 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores earlier this year.

Torso found during Connecticut probe into severed arms, legs

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 32 min ago
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A human torso was found Thursday in an abandoned building being searched by Connecticut police as part of an investigation into the discovery two weeks ago of a pair of severed arms and legs elsewhere in New Haven. State and local police, using cadaver dogs, began searching two buildings, which […]

Lake Washington sockeye run falls well below expectations, and attention now shifts to warm water survival

Seattle Times Headlines - 9 hours 34 min ago
The Lake Washington sockeye returns continue remain well under the preseason forecast, and now attention has shifted that the warm water temperatures on their pathway into the lake won’t affect survival. Frank Urabeck, a member of the Cedar River Council and Seattle Pacific Utilities Adaptive Management Work Group, now believes that something will need to […]