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Experts in last attempt to salvage drifting ship off France

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:10

PARIS (AP) — A team of experts are expected to make a final attempt on Monday to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift off the coast of France for five days before it runs aground. High winds and six-meter (20-feet) waves made weekend rescue attempts impossible. Vice-Adm. Emmanuel De Oliveira of the Atlantic […]

Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby expected to lure hundreds of anglers during President’s Day Weekend

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:08

Tickets are now on sale for the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby that will be held on Feb. 19-21, a change from past seasons when it was held during Presidents Day Weekend. The derby covers more than 500 square miles of salmon fishing grounds, five weigh stations and a $10,000 prize for the largest fish. Tickets […]
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Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby expected to lure hundreds of anglers during President’s Day Weekend

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:08

Tickets are now on sale for the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby that will be held on Feb. 19-21, a change from past seasons when it was held during Presidents Day Weekend. The derby covers more than 500 square miles of salmon fishing grounds, five weigh stations and a $10,000 prize for the largest fish. Tickets […]
Categories: Sports Center

Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby expected to lure hundreds of anglers during President’s Day Weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:08

Tickets are now on sale for the Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby that will be held on Feb. 19-21, a change from past seasons when it was held during Presidents Day Weekend. The derby covers more than 500 square miles of salmon fishing grounds, five weigh stations and a $10,000 prize for the largest fish. Tickets […]

Photographers, not just candidates, battle for midnight vote

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:03

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1984, file photo, Neil Tillotson gets ready to cast the first ballot in the New Hampshire presidential primary in Dixville, N.H. In Dixville, one of three tiny northern towns where voters will cast ballots just after midnight Feb. 9, no one quite knows how the early voting tradition started. But most agree it had something to do with rival photographers. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Decades ago, the fierce competition to win the New Hampshire primary wasn't limited to the presidential candidates. News photographers also fought to be first.


A look at New Hampshire's midnight voters

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1984, file photo, Neil Tillotson gets ready to cast the first ballot in the New Hampshire presidential primary in Dixville, N.H. In Dixville, one of three tiny northern towns where voters will cast ballots just after midnight Feb. 9, no one quite knows how the early voting tradition started. But most agree it had something to do with rival photographers. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters have cast their ballots. On Feb. 9, three tiny northern towns will share the spotlight when their residents cast the first ballots in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary:


Monday Memo

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

The business week ahead
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Boomerang ballerina: Noelani Pantastico comes home again to ‘Roméo et Juliette’

NBA - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

After dancing in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s “Roméo et Juliette” at Pacific Northwest Ballet, ballerina Noelani Pantastico left to join Maillot’s company in Monte Carlo. Now she’s back — returning to dance Juliette again.
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Monday Memo

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

The business week ahead
Categories: Sports Center

Boomerang ballerina: Noelani Pantastico comes home again to ‘Roméo et Juliette’

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

After dancing in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s “Roméo et Juliette” at Pacific Northwest Ballet, ballerina Noelani Pantastico left to join Maillot’s company in Monte Carlo. Now she’s back — returning to dance Juliette again.
Categories: Sports Center

Monday Memo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

The business week ahead

Boomerang ballerina: Noelani Pantastico comes home again to ‘Roméo et Juliette’

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:00

After dancing in Jean-Christophe Maillot’s “Roméo et Juliette” at Pacific Northwest Ballet, ballerina Noelani Pantastico left to join Maillot’s company in Monte Carlo. Now she’s back — returning to dance Juliette again.

Photographers, not just candidates, battle for midnight vote

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:58

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Decades ago, the fierce competition to win the New Hampshire primary wasn’t limited to the presidential candidates. News photographers also fought to be first. In just over a week, voters in three tiny northern towns will cast their ballots at midnight, delivering the debut results of the first-in-the-nation primary hours before […]
Categories: Sports Center

Photographers, not just candidates, battle for midnight vote

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:58

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Decades ago, the fierce competition to win the New Hampshire primary wasn’t limited to the presidential candidates. News photographers also fought to be first. In just over a week, voters in three tiny northern towns will cast their ballots at midnight, delivering the debut results of the first-in-the-nation primary hours before […]
Categories: Sports Center

Photographers, not just candidates, battle for midnight vote

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:58

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Decades ago, the fierce competition to win the New Hampshire primary wasn’t limited to the presidential candidates. News photographers also fought to be first. In just over a week, voters in three tiny northern towns will cast their ballots at midnight, delivering the debut results of the first-in-the-nation primary hours before […]

Cosby calls himself mentor, more to accuser in criminal case

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:55

Cosby calls himself mentor, more to accuser in criminal caseBill Cosby's attraction to Andrea Constand began the moment he spied her across a Temple University gym in about 2002. The flirting - some would say grooming - began almost immediately.


A look at New Hampshire’s midnight voters

NBA - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:51

Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters have cast their ballots. On Feb. 9, three tiny northern towns will share the spotlight when their residents cast the first ballots in the first-in-the-nation presidential […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look at New Hampshire’s midnight voters

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:51

Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters have cast their ballots. On Feb. 9, three tiny northern towns will share the spotlight when their residents cast the first ballots in the first-in-the-nation presidential […]
Categories: Sports Center

A look at New Hampshire’s midnight voters

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:51

Under New Hampshire state law, communities with fewer than 100 voters can get permission to open their polls at midnight and close them as soon as all registered voters have cast their ballots. On Feb. 9, three tiny northern towns will share the spotlight when their residents cast the first ballots in the first-in-the-nation presidential […]

Budget fight leaves Illinois stuck with overdue bills

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:41

In this Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016 photo, Frankie Redditt, President/CEO of Ashley’s Quality Care, Inc., left, and Michael Robinson, CFO, are joined by other officers at the company headquarters with stacks of invoices to the state and payroll bills on the table in Chicago. As Illinois politicians continue to squabble over a budget that should have taken effect July 1, hundreds of state contractors have been left with little more than I.O.U.s, according to more than 500 pages of documents, since Nov. 1, released to The Associated Press under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. The state owes $2 million to Ashley’s Quality Care in Chicago, according to Robinson. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Friday afternoon email read with remarkable alacrity, given its message: The trip to a Springfield store to buy all-purpose Fabuloso Cleaner for the Secretary of State's office was for naught.