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Suit against no-pot city challenges state’s marijuana law

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:14
A man who wants to open a marijuana business in Fife is challenging the city’s zoning authority and the way the ban was adopted.

Cybercriminals take largest toll on financial institutions

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:11
Losses from cybercrime exceeded $23 million, on average, at U.S. financial services companies in fiscal 2013 — the highest average for any sector, according to a Ponemon Institute survey.

FDIC: Banks neared record profit in 2nd quarter

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:06
Lending also was up for the quarter, with loan and lease balances growing 2.3 percent — the fastest growth since 2007.

Change the narrative surrounding police

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:04
They are not the enemy

More health insurance options increase choice -- and possibly confusion

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 10:01
The board overseeing the Washington's health insurance marketplace Thursday certified more than 100 health and dental plans to be sold this fall.

When he’s coming, yell ‘fore’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:53
John Daly, golf’s one-man soap opera has cut a country song called “Hit It Hard” that draws from his Tour roots, crooning “No laying up, no holding back, ain’t afraid of nothing, it’s a natural fact.”

When he’s coming, yell ‘fore’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:53
John Daly, golf’s one-man soap opera has cut a country song called “Hit It Hard” that draws from his Tour roots, crooning “No laying up, no holding back, ain’t afraid of nothing, it’s a natural fact.”

Phones trump fashions for teens these days

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:52
Traditional teen fashion apparel stores have an uphill battle to turn their businesses around as mall traffic drops and teens check their smartphones.

Phones trump fashions for teens these days

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:52
Traditional teen fashion apparel stores have an uphill battle to turn their businesses around as mall traffic drops and teens check their smartphones.

Car-technology systems failing consumers, study finds

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:51
Technology issues are now the most prevalent type of problem with new vehicles, according to a J.D. Power survey.

Car-technology systems failing consumers, study finds

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:51
Technology issues are now the most prevalent type of problem with new vehicles, according to a J.D. Power survey.

Foes of expanded checks on gun buyers to begin TV, radio ads

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:18
TV and radio ads in support of an initiative to prevent the expansion of gun-sale background checks will begin next week, the campaign announced Thursday.

What we can learn from the Uzi tragedy

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:16
Teach children that weapons are not the answer

WSU-Rutgers live chat starts at 6:30 p.m.

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:08
Join Percy Allen for a live pregame chat at 6:30 p.m. ahead of WSU's season opener against Rutgers at CenturyLink Field.

Your best shots: Summer-vacation reader photo contest

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:01
Summer, sadly, is coming to an end.  But it can live on in your photos.  Join our summer-vacation photo contest and submit a picture from your trip. It can be a scenic shot or something  wacky or wonderfully weird.  And it can be from anywhere you went on vacation — cl

Officer shoots woman at Oregon gas station

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:01
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Suspects in New York violinist's death held

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 09:01
Two homeless men accused of killing a concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home were ordered held without bail Thursday after a prosecutor detailed how the 61-year-old musician was shot twice and stabbed after opening her door to let them use her phone.

‘Song of the New Earth’ keeps mystical tone in check

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:16
A movie review of “Song of the New Earth: Tom Kenyon and the Power of Sound”: Filmed partly on Orcas Island, this film is a portrait of the musician and Jungian seeker who thinks we’re in “a dark night of the soul right now.” It got three stars out of four.

The Methow Valley is open for business this holiday weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/29/2014 - 08:16
"It's really been an unbelievable summer," sighed Kristen Smith, marketing manager at the Winthrop Chamber of Commerce. But the wildfires are out and flash floods have subsided (both were well away from Winthrop) and one of the best things Washingtonians can do to help the Methow Valley is to come v