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Dramatic video shows rescue of boy from mudslide

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:49
Snohomish County Helicopter Rescue Team has posted this video of the rescue of a young boy from the Oso mudslide site on Saturday.

Oprah Winfrey takes a show on the road, Seattle among stops

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:46
“Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend” tour will be a two-day event in eight cities. Oprah Winfrey will talk on Friday night in each city, with Saturdays devoted to other personalities. Tickets start at $99 and range up to $999.

Extra Bases: Summerville's pitching repertoire, DI talent

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:10
Welcome to Extra Bases, which we will put on this space each Wednesday during the baseball season. If you know of any outstanding individuals, teams or performances that deserve to be written about, please feel free to let me know by email (jliebeskind@seattletimes.com) or on Twitter (@jlieb24).

Morning links: Tough times for former UW standout Bobby Jones

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:03
Former Washington star Bobby Jones writes a first-hand account about his arrest last year, which stemmed from an alleged domestic violence situation.

Cruise industry booming despite rough seas

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:01
Passengers keep coming back, and efforts to tax and regulate making little headway.

Was Jared Allen a need for the Seahawks?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 03:01
The Jared Allen sweepstakes ended Wednesday with the Seahawks being left out in the cold. He chose to dance with the Chicago Bears for four years and $32 million, and now the Seahawks must…do what exactly?

Sounders FC's Dempsey, Evans and Yedlin called up for Mexico friendly April 2

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 02:09
U.S. men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up 22 players for an April 2 friendly against Mexico, and three are from Sounders FC: Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans and DeAndre Yedlin.

Outdoor writer Dave Graybill updates eastside fishing options

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 02:01
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler:

Disasters led to $45B in insurance losses in 2013

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 02:01
Disasters such as floods in Europe, winter storms in the U.S. and typhoons in Asia cost insurance companies $45 billion in 2013, a leading Swiss firm said Wednesday.

The G-8 minus 1 — does it matter? | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 01:48
The G-8, which just suspended Russia, was intended to be a forum for the world's leading industrialized nations. Its origins were in the turbulent 1970s, the decade of oil shocks and stagflagion. The United States teamed up with Britain, Germany and France, then added Japan, Italy and Canada. In 199

March 26 TV Picks: ‘The 100’ on The CW

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 01:46
TV picks for Wednesday, March 26, 2014, include “The 100” on The CW, “Prince Harry’s South Pole Heroes” on NBC and Modern Family” on ABC.

Emergency official: 'We did everything we could' after 2006 slide

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 01:09
Snohomish County authorities said this morning they did their best to address the risks of a landslide in the area of Saturday's massive mudslide following a slide there in 2006.

Andreessen skewers Buffett for doubting bitcoin

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 01:01
Billionaire Warren Buffett has established his credentials as a savvy money manager, but Internet trailblazer Marc Andreessen doubts the stock market sage knows much about financial innovations such as the virtual currency bitcoin.

BookCon, fan-based book event, to launch in May

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 00:55
For at least one day, publishing's annual national convention is going pop.

UW's Keith Price on his NFL hopes: 'All I need is a foot in the door and I’ll take care of the rest'

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 00:46
A week from today, Keith Price will finally get his close-up with NFL scouts during UW’s Pro Day.