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Guest: A Seattle newbie asks, why did you let traffic get this bad?

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:07
I ask myself, “How did traffic ever get to this?” writes guest column Gage Stowe.

Pac-12 Player of the Week: Stanford's Anthony Brown

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:07
Stanford's Anthony Brown won the Pac-12 Player of the Week award.

Editorial: To save money, provide quality pre-K, not incarceration

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:05
Washington would save money and help more children be successful if it invested more in early learning instead of paying higher costs to jail some of them later.

Thatcher explored education overhaul

BBC World News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:04
Margaret Thatcher explored plans to overhaul the structure of English education when she was PM, files released by the National Archives show.
Categories: BBC World News

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:04

Pinterest opening its boards to ads

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:02
On New Year’s Day, the company plans to start selling ads on the site to any marketer, sounding the call that Pinterest is open for business and that it wants to compete for ad dollars with the likes of Google, Twitter and Facebook.

Nazi commando turned Irish farmer

BBC World News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 08:00
How Hitler's top commando spent his post-war years
Categories: BBC World News

Cooling Off Period

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:59

Cooling Off PeriodMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a chilly, but dry start to the New Year.


Plane makes emergency landing in Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:57
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A US Airways Express flight has made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport after passengers saw fiery flashes from one of the engines as the plane took off.

Texas police say teen arrested for making threat against them on Twitter

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:53
By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - A Texas teenager was arrested on Monday on suspicion of posting a photo on social media showing an air rifle that was accompanied by text that police saw as a threat of violence against Fort Worth officers, police said. The 17-year-old has been charged with making a terrorist threat for a Dec. 22 tweet that showed an image of an air rifle pointed at a police car with the caption: "Should I do it? They don't care for a black male anyways!" A lawyer is not listed for the youth in online jail records. His bond is set at $500. ...

Mike Woodson and Lawrence Frank Resurface as Clippers Assistants

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:49
Mike Woodson and Lawrence Frank, fired by New York teams, are now Doc Rivers’s assistants with the Los Angeles Clippers.

ArtsBeat: At Broadway Box Offices, a Happy Holiday Season

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:46
Several Broadway shows are hitting theatrical high notes as 2014 comes to a close.






Seattle punter Jon Ryan has busy Sunday --- punts in game, then gets engaged

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:46
Seahawks punter Jon Ryan had a busy day Sunday, punting for the Seahawks in the afternoon, then getting engaged comedian Sarah Colonna at night.

Obama doesn't rule out US embassy in Iran

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:46
While President Barack Obama hasn't ruled out the possibility of reopening a U.S. Embassy in Iran, Republicans say the Senate will vote within weeks on a bill to impose more sanctions on Tehran over its nuclear program.

Maryland diocese: bishop at wheel in fatal hit-and-run

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:46
An Episcopal bishop who was the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Baltimore was charged four years ago with drunken driving and marijuana possession, court documents show.

Monday Live Seahawks Chat

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:46
 
Categories: Sports Center

New York City mayor heckled, booed at police graduation

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:45

Law enforcement officers turn their backs on a live video monitor showing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has he speaks at the funeral of slain New York Police Department (NYPD) officer Rafael Ramos in New YorkBy Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio drew heckles and boos along with applause when he addressed graduating police cadets on Monday, two days after thousands of uniformed officers turned their backs on him at a slain policeman's funeral. With the city a focal point in a national debate over the killings of unarmed black men by white police, the mayor has been struggling to mend the most toxic rift in decades between City Hall and the country's biggest police force. ...


Philadelphia charter school will not reopen

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:41

Philadelphia charter school will not reopenA charter school in North Philadelphia will shutter its doors this week and now parents are scrambling to find schools for their children to attend.


L.A. police officers shot unarmed black man three times: autopsy

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:40

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck speaks to the media after the Los Angeles County Coroner released an autopsy report on the LAPD's shooting of Ezell Ford in Los AngelesBy Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An unarmed 25-year-old black man slain by Los Angeles police officers in August suffered three gunshot wounds, including one to his back, a long-awaited autopsy report into the killing showed on Monday. Police have said two officers shot Ezell Ford, described by a family lawyer as mentally challenged, on Aug. 11 after he struggled with one of them and tried to grab the officer's holstered gun. ...


Scaffold collapse at top Beijing school kills 10

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/30/2014 - 07:40
A scaffolding collapse at one of Beijing's most prestigious high schools on Monday killed 10 construction workers and injured four others, officials said.