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Friday’s prep results

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 13:17

In a game that went to nine innings, Carson Dallas stood out for the Mountlake Terrace Hawks as he batted 3-for-5 with a pair of home runs, a double, and three RBI in a losing effort.

UW to host ‘Apple Cup of rowing’ Saturday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 13:09

The Washington State women and Oregon State men come to Seattle to race the Huskies on their home course.

California getting rain, but not enough to ease drought

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:51

LOS ANGELES (AP) — April showers are arriving in California as a series of low-pressure systems scoots through the state, but the rain totals won’t do much to ease five years of drought, forecasters said. Light rain began falling Friday and showers should continue into Sunday, with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Downtown Los Angeles […]

Tacoma handles Albuquerque 5-2

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:48

The Rainiers scored four runs in the fifth inning to get past the Isotopes.

Spokane lawmaker seeks clarity from AG on secret city sessions

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:41

Rep. Marcus Riccelli, D-Spokane, asked for a formal attorney general’s opinion to clear up what he believes are “gray areas” on what information can be released from a city’s executive session.

Tiny British Virgin Islands has big role in leaked documents

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:02

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands (AP) — A thriving financial services industry that evolved over the last 30 years in the British Virgin Islands made it one of the most popular places in the world to form a corporation, turning a sleepy cluster of Caribbean islands into a global hub of finance. Now the British Virgin […]

FBI shows new images of Arizona ‘Most Wanted’ fugitive

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:58

PHOENIX (AP) — There is no reason to believe that a suburban Phoenix man who disappeared after the 2001 slayings of his wife and children is dead, authorities said. Scottsdale police and FBI officials announced plans Friday to plaster age-enhanced photos of Robert William Fisher on digital billboards across Arizona as the case approaches its […]

After Stripling pulled with no-hitter, Giants’ Brown homers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:57

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right after Ross Stripling of the Los Angeles Dodgers was pulled following 7 1/3 hitless innings in his major league debut, Trevor Brown homered off Chris Hatcher for the San Francisco Giants on a rainy Friday night. Manager Dave Roberts removed Stripling after 100 pitches and replaced him with Hatcher. The […]

How your U.S. lawmakers voted

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:53

How Washington state’s U.S. senators voted on major issues in the week ending April 8. (The House was not in session.)

Mexico detains woman wanted in slaying of Texas dentist

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:45

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors on Friday said they have detained a woman on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted fugitives list for the killing of a dentist in Texas. Brenda Delgado was detained at a house in the city of Torreon, in northern Coahuila state, according to the Attorney General’s Office. She will be […]

Friars Club hosts 90th birthday tribute for Jerry Lewis

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:41

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Friars Club tribute for Jerry Lewis’ 90th birthday, many of the jokes were not about Jerry Lewis. With speakers Friday night including Richard Belzer, Freddie Roman and Max Alexander, there were wisecracks about Donald Trump, Monica Lewinsky, doctors, sex and growing old. When the subject did turn to Lewis, […]

San Francisco police grapple with reducing fatal shootings

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:39

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The fatal shooting of a homeless man came less than a minute after San Francisco police arrived in their patrol cars in response to a report of a knife-wielding suspect. The shooting Thursday morning of Luis Gongera, 45, came amid federal and internal reviews of the San Francisco Police Department’s use […]

Stryker Phd expected back for Emerald Downs’ 20th season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:30

The 7-year-old gelding has a chance to do what no horse has done — win the Longacres Mile three times.

Afghans, Syrians clash in Greece over new deportation rule

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:22

Afghans and Syrians have been brawling at migrant camps and gathering places across Greece, where more than 52,000 migrants are trapped after Balkan countries shut their borders along the path that migrants had been taking to Germany.

UN praises China’s leadership in climate change deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 11:16

BEIJING (AP) — The United Nations has commended China’s “continued strong leadership” for backing a landmark international agreement to curb climate change. Led this year by China, the Group of 20 rich and developing nations issued a statement earlier this week following a meeting in Guangzhou to back the Paris climate accord and pledge domestic […]

Mayor’s secret talks on education freeze out key players

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:56

The good news is, Mayor Ed Murray is trying to tackle yet another of the city’s most vexing problems. The bad news is, he’s convened another committee that meets in secret.

Hawaii mulls exempting breastfeeding mothers from jury duty

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:54

HONOLULU (AP) — Marybeth Baldwin said she worried about how she’d be able to breastfeed her baby after being summoned for jury duty. “I am the only person who can feed our child, yet there are many others not in the same situation who can serve on a jury,” Baldwin said. “Breastfeeding a child is […]

Reversal: Bill Clinton regrets drowning out black protesters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:43

Former President Clinton, who took Black Lives Matter protesters to task Thursday, said Friday that he regretted drowning them out as he defended his administration’s impact on black families.

A ferry’s journey toward completion

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:34

Final assembly begins on the ferry Chimacum at Vigor Shipyard in Seattle. The ferry is scheduled to enter service in 2017.

ACL tear will cost Illinois receiver Dudek another season

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 10:28

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois receiver Mike Dudek will miss a second consecutive season after again tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, coach Lovie Smith said Friday. Dudek will have surgery next week after tearing the ACL last Saturday in a non-contact drill, Smith said. The severity of the injury was confirmed […]