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Atlanta Falcons, Dan Quinn agree to deal

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:13
Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has agreed to a five-year contract to be Atlanta’s new coach and will be introduced Tuesday.
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Crumbling Brooklyn movie palace gleams after $95M renovation

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:11

A man walks through the lobby of the Kings Theater, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. The theater that was one of the "four wonders" of America's newly hatched movie culture is back decades after it was shuttered, a crumbling relic of a glorious era. On Tuesday, with chandeliers sparkling again amid the latest sound and lighting technology, the 3,000-seat theater will reopen with a show featuring Diana Ross. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)NEW YORK (AP) — A once gilded Brooklyn movie palace that's been crumbling for decades, with pigeons infesting its stage, is back — again a glittering gem from the 1920s.

Gender pay gap narrows a bit in Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:09
The gender pay gap narrowed slightly in Washington state, but women still made only 79.3 percent of what men made.

3 Lake Stevens children abandoned by parents in filthy home

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:07
A Lake Stevens couple has been arrested after their three children were found abandoned inside the family's padlocked home in "deplorable conditions," police said.

California man arraigned in threats to Muslim civil rights group

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:06
By Marty Graham SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A San Diego-area man accused of placing a threatening phone call to one office of a Muslim civil rights group and sending a threatening message to another pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to hate crimes charges. San Diego police then traced the Jan. 15 phone call to Weissinger and went to his house, where they found an AR-15 assault-style rifle and a high-capacity ammunition magazine, Garcia said. Moreover, Garcia said, investigators found "slurs and writings of a racist nature” in Weissinger's home. Weissinger, 53, was later accused of using his iPhone to send a threatening message to the Washington, D.C., office of CAIR.

Tijuana authorities search for boy who fell into sewer

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:03
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in Tijuana, Mexico, are searching for a 2-year-old boy who reportedly fell through an open manhole into a sewer over the weekend.

Raftery, Grant Hill to call Final Four in place of Anthony

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:03
Bill Raftery called the regional final when Grant Hill led Duke to the 1994 Final Four. The All-American couldn't help but greet him with one of the announcer's signature phrases -- simply because it's fun to say "with a kiss" even when no bank shot is involved.

Same-sex couples poised to marry in Alabama after stay denied

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:03
Same-sex weddings could begin in Alabama next week after a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday refused a request by the state's attorney general to delay gay marriages until the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether states can forbid them. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange's motion for an extended stay in a brief order that clears the way for the conservative state to become the 37th in the United States to allow gay couples to wed. Strange said he was disappointed by the ruling and immediately filed a motion asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the decision by a federal judge that struck down Alabama's laws banning same-sex marriages last month.

Another viewership, social media record for Super Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:02
An estimated 114.4 million people watched New England's thrilling win over Seattle, making it the fifth time in six years that a Super Bowl game has set a record for the most-watched event in U.S. television history.

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel enters treatment

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:02
Johnny Manziel has sought help to change his off-field lifestyle.

Northern California police shoot, kill 2 suspects

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Northern California shot and killed two suspects in unrelated incidents Tuesday.

Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Video of Pilot’s Death

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01
After a video appeared to show the burning of First Lt. Moaz al-Kasasbeh, Jordan executed Sajida al-Rishawi — who was convicted in a suicide bombing plot — and a top lieutenant of Al Qaeda in Iraq.

Women planning pregnancy need measles shot, group says Top Stories - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01

Women who haven't had a second measles shot should be vaccinated before pregnancy, docs say


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Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01

Brookdale cuts Emeritus Senior Living HQ staff to 50, from 300

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01
Another 41 employees of Emeritus Senior Living are being laid off, the final step in reducing the Seattle-based assisted living operator’s headquarters staff from about 300 to 50 after it was bought last year by Nashville-based Brookdale Senior Living.

Trial allows dogs with skiers on easy trails at Chelan's Echo Ridge

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01
Beginning Saturday, Feb. 7, you may cross-country ski with your dog on some of the easier Forest Service trails near Lake Chelan.

Advanced industries: The news is promising and scary | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 10:01
The most arresting finding in a new report on advanced industries in the United States is that employment in these fields has been stagnant since 1980.

Oh, so that’s what they mean when they say ‘air ball’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 09:58
Inflation issue at Boston College-Bucknell men’s basketball game.

Val James, First U.S.-Born Black Player in N.H.L., Publishes Autobiography

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 09:57
By writing about the abuse he endured as the league’s first American-born black player, Val James has been able to put the past’s ugliness behind him.

6 Dead in New York City Commuter Train-Car Collision

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 02/04/2015 - 09:57
At least 6 people are dead after a crowded Metro-North commuter train hit at least one vehicle on the tracks north of White Plains, New York.