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Seattle to lower speeds on some busy streets

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:15
A new traffic-safety effort in Seattle will include slower speeds on some stretches of road, more school-zone cameras, fewer right turns on red and targeted enforcement.
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Seattle to lower speeds on some busy streets

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:15
A new traffic-safety effort in Seattle will include slower speeds on some stretches of road, more school-zone cameras, fewer right turns on red and targeted enforcement.

West Coast ports will be mostly shut as longshore dispute drags on

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:15
West Coast port operators the Pacific Maritime Association said they won’t hire crews to load or unload ships Thursday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday in continuing labor-contract struggles.
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West Coast ports will be mostly shut as longshore dispute drags on

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:15
West Coast port operators the Pacific Maritime Association said they won’t hire crews to load or unload ships Thursday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday in continuing labor-contract struggles.
Categories: Sports Center

West Coast ports will be mostly shut as longshore dispute drags on

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:15
West Coast port operators the Pacific Maritime Association said they won’t hire crews to load or unload ships Thursday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday in continuing labor-contract struggles.

UW men’s basketball faces daunting challenge vs. No. 7 Arizona

WA Huskies - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:13
The “must-win” hype and “big-game” buildup gets lost on Lorenzo Romar, who has trained the Washington men’s basketball team to approach every game the same. But even the Huskies coach can admit Friday’s showdown against No. 7 Arizona is a little different from the rest.
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How the UW men’s basketball season went awry

WA Huskies - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:11
The loss of certain key players off an already thinning roster didn’t help, but a lack of defensive intensity in recent games has turned a promising season for the Huskies into one where they are in danger of missing the postseason once again.
Categories: Sports Center

Parents’ Denial Fuels Childhood Obesity Epidemic

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:06
The majority of parents of preschool-age obese children described them as “about the right weight,” a recent study found.







Colorado court: Workers can be fired for using pot off-duty

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:05

Attorney Michael Evans, left, talks with his client, Brandon Coats, after the Colorado Supreme Court ruled against Coats, at Evans' law offices, in Centennial, Colo., Monday, June 15, 2015. The state Supreme Court ruled 6-0 that Coats, a quadriplegic and medical marijuana patient who was fired by Dish Network after failing a drug test, cannot get his job back. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it.


China ‘deserves credit’ for renewables

BBC World News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:03
China should be given more credit for its investment in clean electricity, the head of the International Energy Agency says.
Categories: BBC World News

Family of Brandon Tate-Brown wants investigation reopened

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:02

Family of Brandon Tate-Brown wants investigation reopenedThe family of a man fatally shot by Philadelphia police is calling on the city's top prosecutor to reopen his investigation after police admitted their original narrative was false.


UW men’s basketball faces daunting challenge vs. No. 7 Arizona

WA Huskies - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:02
The “must-win” hype and “big-game” buildup gets lost on Lorenzo Romar, who has trained the Washington men’s basketball team to approach every game the same. But even the Huskies coach can admit Friday’s showdown against No. 7 Arizona is a little different from the rest.
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AccuWeather: T'Storms Likely Today

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:01

 Steamy to StormyNo matter where you are, it's a soupy start to the week.


Woman killed, 4 hurt in house fire in Lower Salford, Pa.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:01

Woman killed, 4 hurt in house fire in Lower Salford, Pa.One woman is dead and four adults are being treated for minor injuries following a fast-moving house fire in Lower Salford Township.


Prosecutor won't reopen case in fatal Philly police shooting

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:01
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor declined Monday to reopen a criminal investigation into a fatal police shooting that has been under renewed scrutiny after the police department recanted its original story that the man killed was reaching into his car for a gun.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marvels of engineering roar at truck pull

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 05:00

In this Saturday, June 13, 2015 photo, spectators watch as the pro stock tractor "KING OF DEERES" is driven by Cory Hoffman, of Richmond, Ohio during the Spring Nationals Truck & Tractor Pull competition of the Lucas Oil Champions Tour, at the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Wilmington, Ohio. The black smoke is from the tractor's diesel engine. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Amid deafening sound and belching smoke, professional truck and tractor pullers from around the country gather at fairgrounds each spring to test the power of their machines.


It’s hard to watch Lorenzo Romar struggle

WA Huskies - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:59
Lorenzo Romar has built an impressive body of work in his time as the UW men's basketball coach. The problem is, for all that he’s accomplished, Romar is in a rut that might end his successful tenure.
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Woman allegedly posing as escort charged with extortion

NBA - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:52
A woman was charged with extortion for allegedly posing as an escort and a Seattle Times reporter in an effort to get hush money from a man looking to pay for sex while on a business trip in the Emerald City.
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Woman allegedly posing as escort charged with extortion

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:52
A woman was charged with extortion for allegedly posing as an escort and a Seattle Times reporter in an effort to get hush money from a man looking to pay for sex while on a business trip in the Emerald City.
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Woman allegedly posing as escort charged with extortion

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 06/16/2015 - 04:52
A woman was charged with extortion for allegedly posing as an escort and a Seattle Times reporter in an effort to get hush money from a man looking to pay for sex while on a business trip in the Emerald City.