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Australia drops charge against suspected Kurdish militant

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:07

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The government has dropped a charge against an Australian man accused of preparing to fight with Kurdish militants against the Islamic State movement. Jamie Williams, 28, was stopped by customs agents as he was boarding a flight to Qatar at Melbourne airport in December 2014 after military-style equipment and clothing were […]
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Trump, Sanders win presidential primaries in New Hampshire

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:03

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire’s presidential primaries, taking the top spot after second-place finishes in the Iowa caucuses.
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Trump, Sanders win presidential primaries in New Hampshire

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:03

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire’s presidential primaries, taking the top spot after second-place finishes in the Iowa caucuses.
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Chai’s death: A small measure of relief

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:02

Thank you, Woodland Park Zoo docent Sue Connell of Seattle, for your letter in The Times describing some of your visit to the Oklahoma City Zoo to check on Chai’s and Bamboo’s experiences there ["Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo," Northwest Voices, Feb. 6]. My sadness, frustration and anger at their not being […]
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Chai’s death: A small measure of relief

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:02

Thank you, Woodland Park Zoo docent Sue Connell of Seattle, for your letter in The Times describing some of your visit to the Oklahoma City Zoo to check on Chai’s and Bamboo’s experiences there ["Chai’s death: She was happy at new zoo," Northwest Voices, Feb. 6]. My sadness, frustration and anger at their not being […]
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Seattle should plan for driverless cars, more ride-sharing

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:01

Our region’s leaders and transportation planners have been slow to incorporate autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing into their transportation plans.
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Seattle should plan for driverless cars, more ride-sharing

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 09:01

Our region’s leaders and transportation planners have been slow to incorporate autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing into their transportation plans.
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Eastern Strait closes for salmon fishing Feb. 22, saving President’s Day weekend derby

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:57

State Fish and Wildlife has announced when the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca will close for salmon fishing, and while it is sooner than expected, it appears the highly popular Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby will be saved. State fishery managers and sport fishing advisory board members met Tuesday, and found the eastern Strait around […]
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Eastern Strait closes for salmon fishing Feb. 22, saving President’s Day weekend derby

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:57

State Fish and Wildlife has announced when the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca will close for salmon fishing, and while it is sooner than expected, it appears the highly popular Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby will be saved. State fishery managers and sport fishing advisory board members met Tuesday, and found the eastern Strait around […]
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A new low point for state governance

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:51

Washingtonians deserve better leadership than they’ve been getting from Olympia recently.
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A new low point for state governance

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:51

Washingtonians deserve better leadership than they’ve been getting from Olympia recently.
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Sounders forward Nelson Valdez talks Chinese interest, his favorite goals and settling into Seattle

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:10

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The most newsworthy part of the interview with Seattle Sounders forward Nelson Valdez on Tuesday evening at the team hotel was when he let slip that his agent had approached him with interest from China during this offseason.
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Sounders forward Nelson Valdez talks Chinese interest, his favorite goals and settling into Seattle

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:10

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The most newsworthy part of the interview with Seattle Sounders forward Nelson Valdez on Tuesday evening at the team hotel was when he let slip that his agent had approached him with interest from China during this offseason.
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Former Sonics announcer Kevin Calabro to be honored at Sports Star of the Year Awards

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:08

On Wednesday night at MTR Western Sports Star of the Year Awards, Calabro will accept the Keith Jackson Award that honors a member of the media for communicating sports stories in the state of Washington.
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Former Sonics announcer Kevin Calabro to be honored at Sports Star of the Year Awards

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 08:08

On Wednesday night at MTR Western Sports Star of the Year Awards, Calabro will accept the Keith Jackson Award that honors a member of the media for communicating sports stories in the state of Washington.
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Grizzlies Gasol out indefinitely with broken right foot

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 07:54

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right foot after an MRI exam found the fracture earlier Tuesday. The Grizzlies said in a statement that Gasol was examined by team physicians Tuesday morning. “Marc is a cornerstone of our franchise, and we are focused on […]
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Grizzlies Gasol out indefinitely with broken right foot

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 07:54

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right foot after an MRI exam found the fracture earlier Tuesday. The Grizzlies said in a statement that Gasol was examined by team physicians Tuesday morning. “Marc is a cornerstone of our franchise, and we are focused on […]
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Woman claims that coach, Ohio school ignored rape allegation

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 07:53

CLEVELAND (AP) — A student and former softball player at Kent State University said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday that her coach tried to cover up allegations the player was raped and that university officials failed to follow school policy and federal law after the woman reported being attacked. Lauren Kesterson’s lawsuit alleged she reported […]
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Woman claims that coach, Ohio school ignored rape allegation

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 07:53

CLEVELAND (AP) — A student and former softball player at Kent State University said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday that her coach tried to cover up allegations the player was raped and that university officials failed to follow school policy and federal law after the woman reported being attacked. Lauren Kesterson’s lawsuit alleged she reported […]
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FAA shrinks Washington’s no-drone zone

NBA - Wed, 02/10/2016 - 07:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drones and model aircraft can return to the skies in the outer ring of special airspace around the nation’s capital. The Federal Aviation Administration announced an update Tuesday that shrinks the no-drone zone from a ring with a 30-mile radius around Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to one with a 15-mile radius. […]
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