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Man fatally shot in Ravensdale

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:09
A 56-year-old man was killed, and a suspect is in custody, deputies say.

Restaurant, lodging associations will combine forces

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:01
The Washington Restaurant Association and Washington Lodging Association are merging, saying the move will allow them to operate more effectively and to have a stronger voice on issues such as minimum wage and workplace benefits.

Police seek UFC champion Jon Jones for questioning

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 11:00
UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab “a large handful of cash” from a car, witnesses told police in Albuquerque, N.M.

After years adrift, school dropout is national academic star

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:55
A South Seattle College student who dropped out of school at age 14 has won national accolades for his academic work.

Severe weather delays Mariners’ arrival in Texas

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:50
The team was diverted to San Antonio and did not arrive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area until 3 a.m.

Flown off Everest, locally based climbers ‘happy to be alive’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:49
Teams from four Washington-based mountaineering firms, caught on Mount Everest during Nepal’s massive earthquake, have descended by helicopter and “are happy to be healthy and alive.”

Ray Bartoszek partners with Bill Russell, Fred Brown to develop arena in Tukwila

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:49
Ray Bartoszek, the Connecticut businessman who tried to bring the Phoenix Coyotes to Seattle, confirmed Monday that he’s interested in building a multi-purpose arena in Tukwila.

Airbus pushes density over luxury to fan weak A380 sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:46
Airbus wants airlines to rediscover the decade-old A380 as a workhorse, encouraging existing and prospective buyers to seat 11-abreast instead of 10 in economy, while still exploiting the cabin’s size to keep perks like bars that distinguish the plane.

Gay-rights goals at Supreme Court: First, win; second, win big

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:46
Advocates who have relentlessly prepared for Tuesday’s court debate on same-sex marriage recognize that more than one outcome could benefit their cause. “But some roads are better than others,” says one lawyer.

Man arrested for carrying golf club sues city, Seattle cop

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:44
A 70-year-old African-American man filed a lawsuit against the city and Seattle police Officer Cynthia Whitlatch last week, seeking damages for his arrest last summer after the officer accused him of wielding a golf club he used as a cane.

Jury awards $3.5M in ‘take-home’ asbestos case

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:38
A King County jury has awarded $3.5 million to the estate of a woman who died from mesothelioma.

Climbers tell of avalanche mayhem on Everest

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:31
Rescue operations on Everest were halted Monday because of weather, but mountaineers are providing details of the on-mountain disaster that was triggered by Nepal quake.

Janicki Bioenergy plans campus at former Skagit County hospital site

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 10:31
Janicki Bioenergy, which has designed equipment that turns human waste into drinking water and electrical energy, plans a headquarters and manufacturing facility at Sedro-Woolley’s old Northern State Hospital campus that could create more than 500 jobs.

Starbucks’ new drinks, eats, tech lift profit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 05:28
The coffee giant posted strong earnings as it benefited from strong growth in store sales both in the U.S. and abroad.

Seattle-to-suburb commuters prefer urban lifestyle

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 05:24
The neighborhoods with the most eastward commuters are among the city’s densest.

Fire destroys Bellevue auto showroom, dozens of cars

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 04:46
The showroom and dozens of cars were destroyed in a three-alarm fire at AutoNation Ford of Bellevue.

Lila Downs brings ‘Bullets & Chocolate’ to the Neptune

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 04:31
Singer-songwriter Lila Downs’ incendiary new album, “Bullets & Chocolate,” is a huge hit in Mexico. She will perform songs from it with her band at the Neptune Theatre Tuesday, April 28.

D.R. Horton to buy Pacific Ridge Homes in Seattle-area expansion

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 04:16
D.R. Horton agreed to buy the homebuilding operations of Seattle-based Pacific Ridge Homes for about $72 million in cash to expand in the Northwest.

County exec wants $65M levy for youth, family, health services

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 04:09
King County Executive Dow Constantine proposes a six-year, $65 million levy for children and families in his state of the county address. He wants to target issues such as crime, mental illness and homelessness.

Plans to expand U District’s improvement zone raise fears

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 03:46
Proponents of a plan to create a larger business improvement area in Seattle’s University District say raising more money will help locals guide change. But opponents fear the move will speed up gentrification.