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Watch: Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk at Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards

WA Cougars - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:36

Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk with Times columnist Matt Calkins at the Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.
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Watch: Star athletes Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk at Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:36

Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk with Times columnist Matt Calkins at the Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.
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Watch: Star athletes Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk at Seattle Sports Star of the Year Award

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:36

Michael Bennett, Luke Falk, Shawn Johnson and Warren Moon talk with Times columnist Matt Calkins at the Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.
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Michael Bennett earns Seattle Sports Star of the Year, deserves another title: Quintessential Seahawk

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:28

Defensive end Michael Bennett embodies this outspoken, talented Seahawks team with his outrageous quotes and off-the-charts ability. Wednesday he was honored as the Seattle Sports Male Star of the Year.
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Michael Bennett earns Seattle Sports Star of the Year, deserves another title: Quintessential Seahawk

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:28

Defensive end Michael Bennett embodies this outspoken, talented Seahawks team with his outrageous quotes and off-the-charts ability. Wednesday he was honored as the Seattle Sports Male Star of the Year.
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U.S. wins Olympic qualifying opener

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:18

Alex Morgan scored 12 seconds in and added another goal in the 62nd minute and the U.S. women’s team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas.
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U.S. wins Olympic qualifying opener

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:18

Alex Morgan scored 12 seconds in and added another goal in the 62nd minute and the U.S. women’s team opened CONCACAF qualifying for the Rio Olympics with a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas.
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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:06

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley. The convergence will occur March 18-20 in San Jose, California, with the debut of Silicon […]
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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier ‘Comic Con’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:06

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley. The convergence will occur March 18-20 in San Jose, California, with the debut of Silicon […]
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Q&A: Assessing Yellen’s concerns about economy and markets

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s likely keeping Janet Yellen up at night? Everything from market volatility to weak overseas growth to a high-priced dollar that’s made U.S. exports pricier and imports cheaper, judging from the Fed chair’s testimony Wednesday to Congress. It’s a rather gloomier picture compared with two months ago, when the Fed raised the […]
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Q&A: Assessing Yellen’s concerns about economy and markets

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s likely keeping Janet Yellen up at night? Everything from market volatility to weak overseas growth to a high-priced dollar that’s made U.S. exports pricier and imports cheaper, judging from the Fed chair’s testimony Wednesday to Congress. It’s a rather gloomier picture compared with two months ago, when the Fed raised the […]
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Church talks help make Cuba ‘perfect place for negotiations’

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:02

HAVANA (AP) — The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as the location seems, Pope Francis’ and Patriarch Kirill’s attempt to reconcile their churches after centuries of estrangement will set the tone for […]
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Church talks help make Cuba ‘perfect place for negotiations’

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 13:02

HAVANA (AP) — The heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches will hold a historic meeting Friday in the threadbare international airport of an officially secular, communist-run tropical island. Odd as the location seems, Pope Francis’ and Patriarch Kirill’s attempt to reconcile their churches after centuries of estrangement will set the tone for […]
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Seattle first hires black teacher in 1947 — and her students brought her flowers

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:55

Thelma DeWitty was one of two black teachers hired in 1947 in Seattle.
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Seattle first hires black teacher in 1947 — and her students brought her flowers

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:55

Thelma DeWitty was one of two black teachers hired in 1947 in Seattle.
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EMP Museum’s battle of the bands ready to kick off

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:51

The 15th annual Sound Off! Battle of the Bands is under way at EMP Museum, with 12 bands competing in the semifinals on Feb. 13, 20 and 27 and finals on March 5.
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EMP Museum’s battle of the bands ready to kick off

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:51

The 15th annual Sound Off! Battle of the Bands is under way at EMP Museum, with 12 bands competing in the semifinals on Feb. 13, 20 and 27 and finals on March 5.
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North Carolina’s Roy Williams back at work after vertigo at Tuesday game

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:51

North Carolina Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams is expected to be at the team’s next practice and game after a bout with vertigo that sidelined him for part of Tuesday’s win at Boston College.
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North Carolina’s Roy Williams back at work after vertigo at Tuesday game

Seattle Seahawks - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:51

North Carolina Hall of Fame coach Roy Williams is expected to be at the team’s next practice and game after a bout with vertigo that sidelined him for part of Tuesday’s win at Boston College.
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Amid Zika fears, local family shares reality of microcephaly

NBA - Thu, 02/11/2016 - 12:44

Leah and Travis Wright of Pasco had never heard of Zika virus when their daughter, Isla, was born with microcephaly two years ago. But they say the raging global outbreak has inspired them to share their experience of love and hope.
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