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Free health-services clinic at KeyArena here until Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:57
At a free medical clinic at KeyArena, people begin lining up early to see more than 500 volunteer doctors, dentists, optometrists, nurses and other health professionals.

Alaska Air beats 3Q earnings expectations

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:56
Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $198 million.

Seattle preschool vote gains national attention

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:55
Seattle’s competing early childhood-education initiatives are drawing national interest.

Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:53
The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions. By the time Anith Jones' body was found in its basement Saturday, the building was one of thousands of dilapidated, abandoned houses serving as havens for crime in cities like Detroit and Chicago that have battled neighborhoods in decline.

Receiver Mario Bailey, others inducted into Husky Hall of Fame

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:52
Bailey is third on the Huskies’ career receiving yards list with 2,093 yards.

QB Jake Browning could give UW football a jolt

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:50
Quarterback Jake Browning has been setting high school records in California, and he has plans on enrolling in January at UW.

Woman pleads not guilty to rape of man in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:49
A 28-year-old Seattle woman entered a not-guilty plea Thursday to a second-degree-rape charge. Chantae Marie Gilman is accused of having sex with a man she didn’t know after somehow entering his residence and climbing on top of him while he slept.

Ryan Miller, Canucks thwart Blues

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:47
Ryan Miller was looking forward to his return to St. Louis with his new team, and the former Sabres and Blues goaltender made the most of it.

Garfield students, teachers protest staff cut

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:46
Hundreds of students and teachers at Seattle's Garfield High School walked out of class early on Thursday over news that one of their teachers will be cut because the district says the school's enrollment is lower than anticipated.

Microsoft beats Wall Street estimates in first quarter earnings

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:58
[This story is running in the print edition of The Seattle Times Oct. 24, 2014.]

UW men’s basketball picked sixth in Pac-12 preseason poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:56
Quite predictably, Washington is saddled with modest expectations at the start of the 2014-15 men’s basketball season while the forecast is dim at Washington State and Arizona is the near unanimous pick to repeat as regular-season champions.

Secret Service dogs hailed as heroes at the White House

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:51
Hurricane and Jordan, a pair of Secret Service dogs injured as they helped take down a White House fence jumper, emerged Thursday as furry stars for the beleaguered agency.

Sounders countdown to ‘biggest game in club history’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
The Sounders and L.A. Galaxy will play Saturday at CenturyLink Field in the final regular-season game of the MLS season, with one team emerging with the Supporters’ Shield.

Attacks continue after Nigeria’s truce with militants

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
The fate of 219 schoolgirls abducted in April from the town of Chibok remains unclear.

Body found near White Center tied to earlier investigation

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
King County sheriff’s detectives looking for a missing woman found a female body near White Center Thursday in what was labeled a suspected homicide.

Seahawks deny reports of a divided locker room

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:46
Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor denied reports of a division within the Seahawks players in the locker room. “There’s none at all,” Wilson said. “If anything, I think that we have continued to build.”

Boeing sells manuals, charts to Iran Air under special license

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:44
Boeing’s quarterly filing Wednesday makes clear the deal was “authorized by a license from the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control” and is “consistent with guidance from the U.S. Government.”

Garfield students, staff stage walkout over loss of a teacher

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:38
Students and teachers walked out of class at Garfield High School Thursday to protest a staff reshuffling that could leave the school with one less teacher. The district says Garfield did not meet its expected enrollment this year, and the teacher is needed elsewhere.

Religious dagger OK at Auburn elementary school

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:01
An Auburn School District official said Thursday that students and staff of the Sikh faith are permitted to wear ceremonial knives for religious reasons.

Amgen will lay off 300 en route to next year’s shutdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:01
Almost half of the biotechnology giant’s 660 local employees face layoff by the end of 2015 as the company winds down its area operations; the rest are retiring, relocating or resigning, says a spokeswoman.