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California orders large water cuts for farmers

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:42

FILE - In this file photo taken Monday, May 18, 2015, farmer Gino Celli climbs out of a irrigation canal that is covered in dried salt on a field he farms near Stockton, Calif. California, grappling with drought, exacted the broadest water cuts on record Friday, June 12, 2015, among farmers and others holding some of the strongest water rights in the state, directing thousands in one of the country’s prime farm regions to stop all pumping from three major waterways. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As California grapples with a relentless drought, state regulators on Friday ordered farmers and others who hold some of the strongest water rights in the state to stop all pumping from three major waterways in one of country's prime farm regions.


Bellevue football: Coaches should be teaching that character trumps winning

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:40
As an alumnus of Bellevue High School, I am embarrassed by the allegations about its football program. The recent letter by Principal Scott Powers did nothing to quiet my concerns [“Bellevue High School principal responds to allegations of ‘illegal recruiting’,” Opinion, June 10]. Of course, I’ll never know what exactly transpired over the years. But […]
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Bellevue football: Coaches should be teaching that character trumps winning

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:40
As an alumnus of Bellevue High School, I am embarrassed by the allegations about its football program. The recent letter by Principal Scott Powers did nothing to quiet my concerns [“Bellevue High School principal responds to allegations of ‘illegal recruiting’,” Opinion, June 10]. Of course, I’ll never know what exactly transpired over the years. But […]
Categories: Sports Center

Bellevue football: Coaches should be teaching that character trumps winning

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:40
As an alumnus of Bellevue High School, I am embarrassed by the allegations about its football program. The recent letter by Principal Scott Powers did nothing to quiet my concerns [“Bellevue High School principal responds to allegations of ‘illegal recruiting’,” Opinion, June 10]. Of course, I’ll never know what exactly transpired over the years. But […]

YouTube launches new gaming site as it plays catch-up with Twitch

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
New app will combine videos, games and live streaming with the aims of creating the biggest community of gamers on the Web.
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YouTube launches new gaming site as it plays catch-up with Twitch

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
New app will combine videos, games and live streaming with the aims of creating the biggest community of gamers on the Web.
Categories: Sports Center

YouTube launches new gaming site as it plays catch-up with Twitch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
New app will combine videos, games and live streaming with the aims of creating the biggest community of gamers on the Web.

Mayor’s Israel trip doesn’t negate other issues in the Middle East

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
Richard Silverstein’s guest column against Israel’s proud record on LQBTQ issues [“Murray, don’t ‘pinkwash’ Israel," Opinion, June 4] is laced with fabrications and half-truths about the country and its society. Israel is unique in the Middle East for the tolerance, legal protections and equality enjoyed by the LGBTQ community. This reality is worthy of positive […]
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Mayor’s Israel trip doesn’t negate other issues in the Middle East

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
Richard Silverstein’s guest column against Israel’s proud record on LQBTQ issues [“Murray, don’t ‘pinkwash’ Israel," Opinion, June 4] is laced with fabrications and half-truths about the country and its society. Israel is unique in the Middle East for the tolerance, legal protections and equality enjoyed by the LGBTQ community. This reality is worthy of positive […]
Categories: Sports Center

Mayor’s Israel trip doesn’t negate other issues in the Middle East

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:39
Richard Silverstein’s guest column against Israel’s proud record on LQBTQ issues [“Murray, don’t ‘pinkwash’ Israel," Opinion, June 4] is laced with fabrications and half-truths about the country and its society. Israel is unique in the Middle East for the tolerance, legal protections and equality enjoyed by the LGBTQ community. This reality is worthy of positive […]

Violin expert instrumental in recovering stolen goods

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:37

This photo provided by the Fulton County (Ga.) Sheriff’s Department shows Leslie Edwards Fields. Stolen oboes, trumpets and ornate, hand-crafted violins, valued all together at more than $100,000, have been recovered thanks to the keen observations and collaboration of music shop employees in Georgia and North Carolina. Leslie Edwards Fields, 52, and Gary Donald Crouse, 60, were apprehended after one of the suspects showed up at a Roswell shop seeking violin cases. Both men are charged with theft by receiving stolen property, Friday, June 12, 2015. (Fulton County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department via AP)ATLANTA (AP) — Stolen oboes, trumpets and ornate, hand-crafted violins, valued all together at more than $100,000, have been recovered thanks to the keen observations and collaboration of music shop employees in Georgia and North Carolina.


Trade policy: Open TPP negotiations to protect labor and the environment

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:35
Congress’ vote on fast-track authority is historic [“Reps. Denny Heck and Adam Smith wrongly oppose Obama’s trade ambitions,” Opinion, June 12]. We should congratulate U.S. Reps. Adam Smith, Denny Heck and Jim McDermott for their clear judgment and political courage. All three have recognized that our trade policy has failed, and they are ready to […]
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Trade policy: Open TPP negotiations to protect labor and the environment

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:35
Congress’ vote on fast-track authority is historic [“Reps. Denny Heck and Adam Smith wrongly oppose Obama’s trade ambitions,” Opinion, June 12]. We should congratulate U.S. Reps. Adam Smith, Denny Heck and Jim McDermott for their clear judgment and political courage. All three have recognized that our trade policy has failed, and they are ready to […]
Categories: Sports Center

Trade policy: Open TPP negotiations to protect labor and the environment

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:35
Congress’ vote on fast-track authority is historic [“Reps. Denny Heck and Adam Smith wrongly oppose Obama’s trade ambitions,” Opinion, June 12]. We should congratulate U.S. Reps. Adam Smith, Denny Heck and Jim McDermott for their clear judgment and political courage. All three have recognized that our trade policy has failed, and they are ready to […]

Team Elsie Piddock sails to first place in inaugural Race to Alaska

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:34
Team Elsie Piddock wins first place in Race to Alaska
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Team Elsie Piddock sails to first place in inaugural Race to Alaska

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:34
Team Elsie Piddock wins first place in Race to Alaska
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Team Elsie Piddock sails to first place in inaugural Race to Alaska

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:34
Team Elsie Piddock wins first place in Race to Alaska

The Catholic Church: Will things really change on child abuse?

NBA - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:33
Cheers for Pope Francis for listening to the proposal made by his sexual abuse advisory board, and taking action [“Pope creates tribunal for bishop negligence in abuse cases,” News, June 11]. If and when Francis removes the first bishop who moved predator priests from parish to parish to rape again and again, I will celebrate […]
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The Catholic Church: Will things really change on child abuse?

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:33
Cheers for Pope Francis for listening to the proposal made by his sexual abuse advisory board, and taking action [“Pope creates tribunal for bishop negligence in abuse cases,” News, June 11]. If and when Francis removes the first bishop who moved predator priests from parish to parish to rape again and again, I will celebrate […]
Categories: Sports Center

The Catholic Church: Will things really change on child abuse?

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 06/13/2015 - 08:33
Cheers for Pope Francis for listening to the proposal made by his sexual abuse advisory board, and taking action [“Pope creates tribunal for bishop negligence in abuse cases,” News, June 11]. If and when Francis removes the first bishop who moved predator priests from parish to parish to rape again and again, I will celebrate […]