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Video: UW's John Timu, Andrew Hudson, Evan Hudson, Deontae Cooper look ahead to Arizona State

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 06:16
UW's John Timu, Andrew Hudson, Evan Hudson and Deontae Cooper met with the media after practice on Monday. They looked back at the loss to Oregon and looked ahead to Saturday's home game against No. 14 Arizona State.

Dave Chappelle’s status as racial commentator-in-chief reflects loss of faith in leaders and institutions

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 06:16
There was a time when Barack Obama was the go-to figure in conversations about race for most of white America.

Director talks about the making of ‘Dear White People’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 06:16
An interview with Justin Simien, writer-director of an ambitious race comedy seen earlier this year at the Seattle International Film Festival.

Fund local public health to combat all communicable diseases

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:16
Not one city in Snohomish County is contributing a dime toward ensuring our public-health system is strong and ready to respond to health situations that impact us all [“Fund Public Health — Seattle & King County, for much more than Ebola response,” Opinion, Oct. 13].

SEC rules the Super 16 poll, and my ballot . . .

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:16
The link is to the National Football Foundation-Football Writers Assn. of America Super 16 ballot, which against has Mississippi State at the top, and a whole lot of other SEC teams close behind.

Sleater-Kinney returns with new album and tour in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:16
Sleater-Kinney is back, the critically-acclaimed band will release a secretly-recorded album via Sub Pop on Jan. 19/20, 2015. "No Cities to Love" is the band's first release in 10 years, though they surprised fans by including a new song on "Start Together," the band's seven-LP box set which will be

Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:01
Hurricane passes with little damage to park.

Malik Dime picks Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:01
Malik Dime made it official Monday and gave a verbal commitment to Washington.

Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:01
Texas woman tests negative for disease; fellow passengers miss Mexico stop.

An early peek at 'Birdman'

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 05:01
Finally saw Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman" on Friday, and it's terrific -- it's one of those movies that, as soon as it's over, you want to watch it again. I won't say any more until my review, which will be online Thursday afternoon (the movie opens here Friday at Pacific Place, Lincoln Sq

Sears plans to raise more cash via rights offering

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:20
Sears is looking to raise more cash, announcing that it is planning a rights offering that may raise up to $625 million.

AMD cutting 7 percent of workforce

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:16
AMD says it will cut 7 percent of its global workforce in an effort to improve its profitability.

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:12
Canadian Pacific Railway has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.

Sprint cuts 452 jobs at its Kansas headquarters

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 04:06
Sprint Corp. has cut 452 jobs from its Overland Park headquarters as part of a previously announced cost-cutting effort, the nation's third-biggest cellphone carrier disclosed in a filing with the Kansas Department of Commerce.

Your commute takes much longer, but the reason isn't clear

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:17
If you're serious about driving from Everett to Seattle in time for work, you need to reach Interstate 5 a full 18 minutes earlier than two years ago.

Pete Carroll on Percy Harvin: "I couldn't make it work''

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:16
On his weekly Monday radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talked in more depth about Friday's stunning trade of Percy Harvin and essentially acknowledged that the team knew it was taking a risk when it made the trade to get Harvin in March, 2013.

Chris Young named American League comeback player of the year by The Sporting News

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:16
The remarkable return to success for Chris Young did not go unnoticed by his fellow players.

Suspect in Snohomish County shooting spree angry police didn't kill him

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:05
The man accused of going on a shooting rampage last week by driving around and firing on police in Granite Falls, Lake Stevens and Marysville told detectives he’d wanted to be killed and was disappointed in the officers' marksmanship, according to a court document filed in Snohomish

UW's game at Colorado on Nov. 1 to kick off early

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 03:01
Washington's Nov. 1 game at Colorado will kick off at 10 a.m. PT for a Pac-12 Networks broadcast, the conference announced this morning.

Are frequent-flier programs rigged against passengers?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 02:59
Federal government is investigating airline loyalty programs.