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Inslee promises $2.3B more for schools, but does he go far enough?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 11:16
Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday night presented a $2.3 billion proposal on education spending for the next two years.

TSA chief: Travelers from some nations targeted

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:21
The Transportation Security Administration needed an exemption from new Obama administration rules restricting racial profiling by the government so the TSA could target travelers for extra scrutiny based on their nationality and gender, the head of the agency said Tuesday.

End game: No immigration deal, just divisions

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:21
A Congress that began with bright hopes for immigration legislation is ending in bitter divisions on the issue even as some Republicans warn that the political imperative for acting is stronger than ever for the GOP.

Guest: How you can find the best quality health care — for free

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:16
It’s time to factor in quality as well as cost and choice when selecting a health-care provider, write guest columnists Scott Armstrong and Patricia Smith.

5th Avenue Theatre makes new plans as ‘Something Rotten!’ fast-tracked to Broadway

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:16
The new musical “Something Rotten!,” which originally was slated to debut at the 5th Avenue Theatre, is bypassing Seattle for Broadway. The 5th Avenue promises another world premiere in its stead.

Highway 99 tunnel: Give Bertha a burial service

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:16
I recommend that the reality of the situation be accepted and addressed before the downtown sinks any further ["WSDOT explains the settling, liability and safety of the Highway 99 tunnel project," Opinion, Dec. 15]. It is well known that Seattle sits on unstable ground, and tunneling has now disturb

Seahawks’ pass rush turns up heat on opposing quarterbacks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:15
After struggling to get sacks early in the season, the Seahawks have 16 in the past four games, including four Sunday against the 49ers.

Husky history: Trio land first-time AP All-American honors

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:12
Washington’s Danny Shelton, Hau’oli Kikaha and Shaq Thompson each earned first-team All-America honors from The Associated Press, the first time three Huskies have done that the same year.

He loves his Seahawks from far, far way — the South Pole

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 10:09
Kent native, an electrician at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica, had to watch the Super Bowl win on taped delay but got the best of an unsuspecting Bronco fan.

Boeing customer Spicejet struggles to survive

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:31
Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet, which has 50 unfilled orders for 737 jets, is in danger of collapse.

Train hits car on tracks in Kent; Sounder trains delayed

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:29
Kent police say the driver of a vehicle that was struck by a Sound Transit train was able to escape without injury on Tuesday evening.

Seattle homelessness task force’s ideas to be presented Thursday

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:18
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray's Emergency Task Force on Unsheltered Homelessness has completed its work, and a City Council committee will hear the group's recommendations Thursday, said Jason Kelly, Murray's press secretary.

UW panel: Triple the UW medical school program in Spokane

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 09:16
A University of Washington panel headed by former Gov. Dan Evans believes the best way to quickly increase the number of doctors working in rural Washington is for the UW to expand its medical school program in Spokane.

Without passports, actor Quaid and wife grounded

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:19
Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evgenia are suing John Kerry and the State Department to recover passports that the government revoked three years ago.

Harvard Exit building will house restaurant, offices

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 08:19
Details on the sale of the historic Harvard Exit Theatre building are coming to light.