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3,000 people donate to Ferguson’s public library

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:49
The Ferguson Municipal Public Library has been flooded with donations — tens of thousands of dollars — since Monday night’s rioting, thanks in part to the Twitter literati.

UW's Chris Petersen on final Apple Cup preparations, UW's secondary, Thanksgiving plans and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:46
UW coach Chris Petersen met with the media after practice Wednesday for the final time before Saturday's Apple Cup. Here's what he had to say:

Referee for Seahawks-49ers tilt? Tony Corrente

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:46
The referee for Thursday's Seattle-San Francisco game is Tony Corrente, according to FootballZebras.com.

Best bets for Black Friday drinking

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:46
Where to imbibe during the holiday shopping madness.

Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 04:46
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

Impoverished Lebanese city is target for IS group

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 03:53
Jamal Hayak is finally fixing up his restaurant, damaged a month ago in clashes between the army and militants in this northern Lebanese city. But he has little doubt violence will erupt again, and he says he fears next time it will be Islamic State group fighters battling in Tripoli's streets.

Foo Fighters to play surprise gig at Showbox, tickets on sale today

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 03:46
The Foo Fighters, in town recently to record the Seattle segment of the band's "Sonic Highways," project will play a surprise show Friday, Nov. 28, at the Showbox. Tickets, which cost $20, go on sale at 3 p.m. Wednesday, No. 26, at the Showbox, Easy Street Records and Sonic Boom Records. No online s

Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 03:46
A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving -- an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.

US consumer sentiment rises for 4th straight month

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:55
Greater optimism about income growth and future spending pushed U.S. consumer sentiment to a fresh 7-year high in November.

US consumer spending up 0.2 percent in October

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:55
U.S. consumers spent modestly more in October, but the small uptick suggests that they're still wary of buying too much ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season.

Judge: Steven Powell in violation of court order

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:55
The Associated Press

Pro Football Focus previews Seahawks-49ers game

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:46
Here is the weekly batch of links and stats from Pro Football Focus looking ahead to the Seahawks-49ers game:

Truck spills dog food in I-5 ditch at Fife

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:10
The Associated Press

Person traped under SUV in Bellevue

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:07
Firefighters are trying to free a person who is trapped under an SUV in Bellevue, according to police.

Applications for US jobless aid jump to 313,000

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 02:01
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits jumped last week, pushing total applications above 300,000 for the first time in nearly three months.

US new home sales up 0.7 percent in October

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:08
Sales of new U.S. homes edged up modestly in October, led by a big jump in activity in the Midwest.

Your week in Seattle music: Stevie Wonder, the KISS FM Jingle Ball and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:01
Also featuring a Ben Gibbard–endorsed indie band, the unhinged id of Seattle's rap scene and forward-thinking electronic music from halfway around the world.

Auburn ditches red-light cameras

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:01
Auburn has decided to get rid of its unpopular red-light cameras.

Police: Facebook posts of stolen guns spur arrest

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:01
A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.