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Game thread: Storm returns from three-game road trip to host Sun — June 16

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:22
This is a live game thread for Seattle's matchup against Connecticut at KeyArena.

Upscale food service part of ‘the excitement’ at Chambers Bay

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:22
Susan Lacz and her Maryland-based company, Ridgewells Catering, are busy this week, serving 40,000 meals over the seven-day run of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Categories: Sports Center

Upscale food service part of ‘the excitement’ at Chambers Bay

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:22
Susan Lacz and her Maryland-based company, Ridgewells Catering, are busy this week, serving 40,000 meals over the seven-day run of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
Categories: Sports Center

Upscale food service part of ‘the excitement’ at Chambers Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:22
Susan Lacz and her Maryland-based company, Ridgewells Catering, are busy this week, serving 40,000 meals over the seven-day run of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.

Georgia flood: Huge clean-up as search for zoo animals continues

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:16
Huge clean-up as search for Tbilisi zoo animals continues
Categories: BBC World News

Irish students killed on balcony were with cultural program

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:15

A woman leaves flowers at a makeshift memorial for victims of a balcony that collapsed in Berkeley, Calif., Tuesday, June 16, 2015. Berkeley police said several people were killed and others injured after a balcony fell shortly before 1 a.m., near the University of California, Berkeley. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Five of the Irish college students who died when a fifth-floor balcony collapsed were part of a popular cultural exchange program allowing foreign students to work and travel in the United States.


U.S. Open fan’s guide

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:15
If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket to the U.S. Open, a fleet of nearly 300 shuttle buses is preparing to help get you there. And if you aren’t, you can still get a flavor of the event at a free tournament-watching “Open For All Fan Experience” at Seattle’s Lake Union Park.
Categories: Sports Center

U.S. Open fan’s guide

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:15
If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket to the U.S. Open, a fleet of nearly 300 shuttle buses is preparing to help get you there. And if you aren’t, you can still get a flavor of the event at a free tournament-watching “Open For All Fan Experience” at Seattle’s Lake Union Park.
Categories: Sports Center

U.S. Open fan’s guide

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:15
If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket to the U.S. Open, a fleet of nearly 300 shuttle buses is preparing to help get you there. And if you aren’t, you can still get a flavor of the event at a free tournament-watching “Open For All Fan Experience” at Seattle’s Lake Union Park.

For U.S., Killing Terrorists Is a Means to an Elusive End

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:15
Killing terrorist leaders may be a victory for drone strikes, but it has not helped the Obama administration and its Western allies stem the chaos in Yemen and Libya.







Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter never revealed murderous plan

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:13

FILE - This file photo released on Sept. 20, 2012 by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office shows James Holmes, who is charged with killing 12 moviegoers and wounding 70 more in a shooting spree in a crowded theatre in 2012. The person closest to the murderous thoughts of Holmes before he carried out his attack could take the witness stand the week of June 15, 2015, as the prosecution wraps up its case. Holmes' death penalty trial has revived unresolved questions about whether he could have been stopped. (AP Photo/Arapahoe County Sheriff, File)CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he attacked a Colorado movie theater said Tuesday that she would have called police and had him detained if she had known his plans.


Police tout success in unique fight against drug epidemic

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:12
BOSTON (AP) — A police chief in a small New England city combating its drug epidemic through a unique program that allows drug users to turn over their drugs and get immediate treatment said Tuesday that there's been a strong early response.

Prosecutors target Amazon evictions

BBC World News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:11
Federal prosecutors in Brazil say the government must stop the eviction of communities from an area of the Amazon jungle that will be flooded for a dam.
Categories: BBC World News

Author John Feinstein happy to have helped inspire Chambers Bay construction

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:10
Feinstein’s 2004 book “Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black” prompted then-Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg to explore building a golf course capable of hosting the U.S. Open.
Categories: Sports Center

Author John Feinstein happy to have helped inspire Chambers Bay construction

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:10
Feinstein’s 2004 book “Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black” prompted then-Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg to explore building a golf course capable of hosting the U.S. Open.
Categories: Sports Center

Author John Feinstein happy to have helped inspire Chambers Bay construction

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:10
Feinstein’s 2004 book “Open: Inside the Ropes at Bethpage Black” prompted then-Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg to explore building a golf course capable of hosting the U.S. Open.

South Bend, Indiana, mayor announces he's gay in newspaper piece

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:09
"Any day now, the Supreme Court will issue a decision on same-sex marriage that will directly affect millions of Americans," Democrat Pete Buttigieg wrote in an essay in the South Bend Tribune. Buttigieg, 33, an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, has been mayor of South Bend since 2012, when at 29 he became the youngest mayor of a U.S. city with over 100,000 residents.

Upsides for Steel Industry in a Russian Downturn, Despite Sanctions

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:08
At Severstal and other companies in industries like steel and chemicals, workers and investors are benefiting from a weak ruble and strong dollar.







Bellevue football’s alleged recruiting efforts did not contribute to winning record

NBA - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:08
I am a 1983 graduate and former football player at Bellevue High School. However, my background is not the impetus or what compels me to respond to The Seattle Times editorial board’s one-sided and incomplete description of the circumstances that led to the sanctions against the Bellevue football program [“Bellevue football program fumbles its integrity, […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bellevue football’s alleged recruiting efforts did not contribute to winning record

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 06/17/2015 - 08:08
I am a 1983 graduate and former football player at Bellevue High School. However, my background is not the impetus or what compels me to respond to The Seattle Times editorial board’s one-sided and incomplete description of the circumstances that led to the sanctions against the Bellevue football program [“Bellevue football program fumbles its integrity, […]
Categories: Sports Center