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Disciplinary acts against nuke officers topped 16

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:15
The Air Force has fired or disciplined at least 16 nuclear missile commanders or senior officers for misconduct and other failings over the past year and a half, reflecting turmoil in arguably the military's most sensitive mission.

Lovick seeks to keep job as Snohomish County executive

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:19
Snohomish County Executive John Lovick was facing a challenge Tuesday from Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick.

2 preschool measures on the ballot in Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:18
A Seattle ballot measure enacting a $58 million property-tax levy for city-subsidized preschool was before voters Tuesday, along with an alternative proposal.

Supreme Court justices seeking re-election

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:18
Two state Supreme Court justices will win new terms Tuesday, while two others face opponents.

Tom Steyer’s money: It's not so clean

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 10:16
I find the fact that Tom Steyer can contribute nearly $1.5 million to Democratic causes in Washington state [“Debate climate policy in the open,” Opinion, Oct. 29] as an environmentalist from out of state absurd given the fact that he made the bulk of his fortune, and continues to collec

Arizona State coach Todd Graham gets the last laugh

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:21
Arizona State was mocked for the way it handled the hiring of football coach Todd Graham after the 2011 season. But the Sun Devils are 7-1 this season and 25-10 under Graham.

Hope Solo trial on domestic violence charges set for January

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:20
Goalkeeper Hope Solo made an appearance in court on charges that she allegedly assaulted her nephew and half-sister. Her next court appearance is Jan. 6, with the trial tentatively set for two weeks later.

Oil prices tumble after Saudis cut price of oil they sell to U.S.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:18
Saudi Arabia’s oil-price cut has been interpreted as an attempt to maintain its market share in the U.S. against supplies from the likes of Canada, Mexico and Venezuela and U.S. shale oil producers. It could also add around 0.4 percent growth to U.S. GDP in two years.

Seahawks-Giants: Just the Facts

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:16
Here is the weekly NFL stats preview on the upcoming Seahawks' game:

A lame-duck Obama has room to accomplish things, experts say

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:16
The likely Republican takeover of the Senate complicates President Obama’s ability to confront an array of foreign and domestic challenges in his last two years in office.

Bellevue in the national rankings

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:16
The Bellevue football team stayed put at No. 9 in the MaxPreps Xcellent 25 rankings and moved up two spots from No. 11 in the MaxPreps Composite rankings.

Engine-maker Rolls-Royce to cut 2,600 jobs

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:16
Airplane engine-maker Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC says it will reduce its staff by 2,600 over the next 18 months as part of a restructuring focused on its aerospace decision.

Seahawks sign tight end Tony Moeaki, bring back Bryan Walters

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 09:14
The Seahawks signed free-agent tight end Tony Moeaki on Tuesday. Moeaki was the Chiefs’ main tight end in 2010 and 2012. Seattle re-signed receiver Bryan Walters, who is expected to resume punt-return duties.

Mark Bittman returns with another practical winner | Books for cooks

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:16
In his latest volume, renowned food writer Mark Bittman teaches you “How to Cook Everything Fast.”

Round-up: More debt held by high earners, teen accused of threatening Issaquah school

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 08:04
High earners taking on more of student debt burden (Reuters): Federal Reserve data show that most of the country's overall debt is held by people earning $60,000 or more annually. An analysis from Reuters concludes that heavy education borrowing is typically rewarded with big salaries.

Seattle Seahawks re-sign WR Bryan Walters, sign TE Tony Moeaki, waive Parks and Fort

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:20
The Seattle Seahawks Tuesday made a few changes to their 53-man active roster, re-signing receiver Bryan Walters and signing free agent tight end Tony Moeaki, making room by waiving linebacker L.J. Fort and safety Terrance Parks.

Kyle Seager earns Gold Glove honors at third base

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:20
Kyle Seager's progression into a complete and well-rounded player received some accolades on Tuesday afternoon. The Mariners' third baseman was named awarded the Rawlings' Gold Glove award for American League third baseman.

Kurt Cobain’s ‘Montage of Heck’ mixtape surfaces

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:16
Made on a home 4-track recorder in 1988, it’s surfaced on the blog Dangerous Minds, and it’s a cross between a zany late-night radio show and the coolest college radio station record collection you could ask for as a late ’80s rock fan.

Police: Man wields gun in tire store, demands service

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 07:16
By Stephanie Tshappat / Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Meet Matt Day, new Microsoft reporter at The Seattle Times

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 06:19
Hundreds of blog posts, dozens of acquisitions, 13 quarterly earnings reports, and one big CEO search later, I'm about ready to move on to a new role: covering the economy for The Seattle Times.