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Buffalo area dodges major problems with snowmelt

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:31
A wild nine-day stretch of weather that saw epic snow followed by springlike temperatures, high winds and flood fears came to a close Tuesday, and forecasters said the Buffalo area was in for an uneventful Thanksgiving.

Inmate found guilty of 2011 attack on Kent jail guard

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 08:00
A King County jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday afternoon in the first-degree assault trial of Sean Graham for beating a corrections officer at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent in January 2011.

December is LxWxH Gallery's last hurrah

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:46
LxWxH Gallery in Georgetown announces its closure after four years as an online gallery and two years as a physical building. The gallery's final show during December is Jared Bender's "Plumb, Level & Square," a series of sculptures made from "re-purposed hardwoods, beeswax, denim, brass, steel,

Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor gave emotional pregame speech

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:46
RENTON — Normally, pregame speeches are handled by defensive lineman Michael Bennett and quarterback Russell Wilson.

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:46
Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

In Seattle, a march, ‘die-ins’ and police pelted with rocks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:43
Joining demonstrators across the country, Seattle marchers carried signs staged “die-ins” and blocked Interstate 5 while protesting the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer.

Author David Mitchell on 'The Bone Clocks'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:31
The dazzling David Mitchell has published several mind bending novels, including "Cloud Atlas" and this year's "The Bone Clocks." In Mitchell's latest, an English teenager gets caught up in a mind-bending battle between opposing supernatural forces, and her life is never the same.

Gadget deals like Fire TV Stick point to subscription services

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 07:31
It’s beginning to look a lot like Amazon’s Christmas, everywhere you go.

Marchers hit the streets in Seattle to protest Ferguson ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:54
Update at 1:32 p.m.: Protesters arrived at the federal courthouse in downtown Seattle at 1:15 p.m. chanting, "No justice, no peace. No racist police "

VIDEO: Seattle Seahawk cornerback Richard Sherman protests Marshawn Lynch fine rather uniquely

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:35
As promised, Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman used his weekly meeting with the press Tuesday to protest a $100,000 fine the NFL levied last week on Marshawn Lynch for not cooperating with the media.

Round-up: Seattle students walk out of class, Georgia schools get creative with school lunches

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:31
Seattle high-school students walk out to join Ferguson protests: Seattle Public Schools says approximately 1,000 students from Garfield High School walked out of class Tuesday afternoon to join ongoing protests surrounding Monday's grand jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. About 250 students from Rooseve

Animals in captivity: Echoes of Woodland Park Zoo elephants in caged UW monkeys

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:31
Kudos to The Seattle Times editorial board for trumpeting a clarion call to the Woodland Park Zoo on behalf of Chai and Bamboo, the zoo's elephants ["Mayor and City Council should ensure elephants don’t end up in another zoo," Opinion, Nov. 19]. The Times handed Seattle City Council members an

Cinder, bear burned in wildfires, in Idaho to hibernate

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:31
Now a strapping 97 pounds and walking comfortably on all fours, Cinder made a 450-mile trip north on Sunday, and is one step closer to heading home to the Methow.

‘Horrible Bosses 2’: You’re fired!

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 06:23
Movie review: Despite Charlie Day’s comic energy, “Horrible Bosses 2” fails to entertain, writes Seattle Times movie critic Moira Macdonald. Rating: 1.5 stars out of 4.

Bremerton shipyard to hire 850

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:58
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to hire 850 helpers -- an entry-level position that allows workers to advance in production trades.

A few thoughts and links on the Mariners, Kyle Seager and possible trades

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:48
Outside of the rainy Pacific Northwest, the news of Kyle Seager's $100 million contract extension was overshadowed by the Red Sox signing both Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval to about $185 million worth of contracts. It's typical fare for Seager, who is overlooked and under-appreciated nationally.

NB Highway 99 reopens after accident in Battery Street Tunnel

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:46
UPDATE, 6:24 a.m. | The accident in the Battery Street Tunnel has cleared and all lanes are open, but long delays are expected as traffic begins to clear, according to the Seattle Department of Transportation.

Online valet parking soars in Seattle; Bellevue next | Brier Dudley

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:46
Add this to the list of ways Seattle tech workers outdo their peers in San Francisco: