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NBA arena: A shortsighted vote by the City Council

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:08

If ever there were a vote against the public interest, it is the vote taken by the City Council regarding the basketball and hockey arena proposal [“Staggering blow to Sodo arena,” Page One, May 3]. I am ashamed of Seattle’s elected leadership for being so petty, so shortsighted and so biased, denying this great city […]
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NBA arena: A shortsighted vote by the City Council

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:08

If ever there were a vote against the public interest, it is the vote taken by the City Council regarding the basketball and hockey arena proposal [“Staggering blow to Sodo arena,” Page One, May 3]. I am ashamed of Seattle’s elected leadership for being so petty, so shortsighted and so biased, denying this great city […]
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Author says he now thinks father wasn’t Iwo Jima flag-raiser

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:06

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event. James Bradley, who wrote the book “Flags of Our Fathers,” […]
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Author says he now thinks father wasn’t Iwo Jima flag-raiser

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 08:06

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The author of a best-selling book about his father and other men who raised a U.S. flag at Iwo Jima during World War II said Tuesday he no longer believes his father was in an iconic photograph of the event. James Bradley, who wrote the book “Flags of Our Fathers,” […]
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North Seattle road closes for emergency repair work

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:24

Transportation officials are warning commuters of delays in the area near West Commodore Way.
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North Seattle road closes for emergency repair work

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:24

Transportation officials are warning commuters of delays in the area near West Commodore Way.
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Judge Richard A. Jones to be honored

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:14

U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Jones will be honored by his alma mater, the University of Washington, and will receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor over the next few days.
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Judge Richard A. Jones to be honored

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:14

U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Jones will be honored by his alma mater, the University of Washington, and will receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor over the next few days.
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Kansan who went with kids to Oregon standoff arrested

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:14

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who took her children to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year says authorities have removed seven of her children from her home and arrested her for assaulting an officer. Odalis Sharp, 46, of Auburn was booked into the Shawnee […]
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Kansan who went with kids to Oregon standoff arrested

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:14

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who took her children to perform for occupiers during the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year says authorities have removed seven of her children from her home and arrested her for assaulting an officer. Odalis Sharp, 46, of Auburn was booked into the Shawnee […]
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TV series focusing on drug lord ‘El Chapo’ in development

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:06

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The History Channel says it’s developing a drama series focusing on the drug lord known as “El Chapo.” The series will explore global drug wars through Joaquin Guzman’s story, the channel said. The drama’s title is “Cartel,” preceded by a hashtag. A pilot script was ordered from writer-producer Chris Brancato, whose […]
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TV series focusing on drug lord ‘El Chapo’ in development

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:06

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The History Channel says it’s developing a drama series focusing on the drug lord known as “El Chapo.” The series will explore global drug wars through Joaquin Guzman’s story, the channel said. The drama’s title is “Cartel,” preceded by a hashtag. A pilot script was ordered from writer-producer Chris Brancato, whose […]
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Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Indiana

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, continuing his surge toward clinching the GOP nomination over rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
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Donald Trump wins Republican presidential primary in Indiana

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 07:02

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, continuing his surge toward clinching the GOP nomination over rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich.
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Wildfires cause chaos in Canada town

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:57

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — At least half of a northern Alberta city was ordered evacuated Tuesday as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents. A local radio reporter said a trailer park that had been evacuated on Monday was on fire and flames were advancing toward businesses. […]
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Wildfires cause chaos in Canada town

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:57

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — At least half of a northern Alberta city was ordered evacuated Tuesday as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents. A local radio reporter said a trailer park that had been evacuated on Monday was on fire and flames were advancing toward businesses. […]
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‘Collaborator’ gets cozy with hard questions about men, women, sex

NBA - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:48

Seattle playwright Yussef El Guindi boldly examines sexual power dynamics from a female perspective in his new play, “Collaborator.”
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