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Former TV analyst Craig James sues Fox Sports over 2013 firing

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:26
Former football TV analyst Craig James filed a religious-discrimination lawsuit against Fox Sports that contends he was fired because he had expressed opposition to gay marriage during a failed run for the U.S. Senate.

Lacey trees cut down without correct permit

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:10
A Kirkland developer did not have the appropriate permits in place before a number of trees, including some towering Douglas firs, were cut down in Lacey.

Fire damages Kent-Meridian High

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:07
The Monday fire damaged three classrooms in the art building, a Kent School District spokesman said.

State Fish and Wildlife saltwater fish checks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:59
August 2, 2015 Ramp/Site Boats Anglers Chinook Coho Chum Pink Sockeye Other Species Comments Armeni Ramp 26 60 4 2 0 39 0 Bellingham Ramp Squalicum Harbor 25 60 3 0 0 55 0 Cornet Bay Public Ramp 35 77 0 2 0 107 0 Dash Point Dock 0 111 0 0 0 21 0 […]

Oh, rats! Seattle ranks No. 7 for rat sightings

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:52
Has the construction boom got the resilient rodents on the move?

Running backs have been on the move in NFL

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:51
Analysis: If we learned anything about NFL running backs this offseason, it’s that they are highly replaceable. That is how franchises seem to view them, at least.

Amy Schumer, senator cousin, seek tighter gun background checks

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:42
Amy Schumer said that she’s always been in favor of smarter gun laws but that the shootings that killed two people at a Louisiana theater showing her latest film last month had made the issue “extremely personal.”

It doesn’t take long for Ketel Marte to get some time in the outfield for the Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:28
After starting at second base Sunday, youngster comes back and starts in center field on Monday

Initiative for waterfront park qualifies for ballot

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:22
Campaigners for Initiative 123 filed enough petition signatures to qualify a ballot measure that would create a public-development authority to begin work on a new elevated park along the waterfront using a piece of the Alaskan Way Viaduct.

Prosecutor says tipster was erotic pen pal to Aaron Hernandez

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:13
The anonymous tipster who accused one of Aaron Hernandez’s jurors of lying to secure a place on the jury had an “ongoing sexually explicit relationship” with the former New England tight end before and during his murder trial, prosecutors said.

Great planes: Joel McHale, Russell Wilson tug a 737

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:52
Guess who won that one?

Old office-temperature rule for men leaves women freezing at work

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:37
A new study says most office buildings set temperatures using a 1960s model based on men’s faster metabolic rate. It says “gender-discriminating bias in thermal comfort” should be reduced because slightly higher temperature levels can combat global warming.

State already in step with Obama clean-power plan

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:22
The president’s new clean-power plan released Monday is expected to mean additional momentum to Pacific Northwest efforts already under way to reduce the use of coal-fired electricity.

Groups go to court to challenge city’s OK of Hedreen hotel plan

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:18
A lawsuit seeks to overturn the city’s go-ahead for R.C. Hedreen Co.’s proposal to build a 1,264-room hotel at 808 Howell St. in the Denny Triangle neighborhood.

Northshore School Board violated open-meetings law, audit says

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:13
A new state audit faults three Northshore School Board members for taking free meals from a carpet vendor working on a new high-school project and talking about district business over dinner without calling it a public meeting.

Brad Evans on the Major League Soccer CBA: ‘We’re kind of handcuffed into this situation”

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:07
Sounders defender Brad Evans, who was a Players’ Union representative during the Major League Soccer Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations prior to this season, reflected Monday morning at Starfire Sports Complex on the deal’s impact less than a season into a five-year deal. Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and the L.A. Galaxy parted ways last week, and though Evans hadn’t […]

Report: 2 dead, 15 hurt in New Hampshire tent collapse

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:01
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A circus tent collapsed when a severe storm raked a northern New Hampshire fairground Monday, killing two people and injuring 15 others, authorities said. WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/1Hnh5WB ) reported that state Department of Safety spokesman Michael Todd confirmed the fatalities. The accident happened Monday evening at the Lancaster fairgrounds, about 90 miles […]

Seahawks likely to use more two-tight-end sets with newcomer Jimmy Graham

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:54
In June, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said the Seahawks’ two-tight-end formation is one of his favorites because of the difficult choices it forces defenses to make.

This week in MLS: On Jaime Penedo, Brad Evans and the CBA that ‘wasn’t what we wanted’

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:49
Less than a season into the five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement between Major League Soccer and its Players’ Union that was agreed upon back in March, the debate about the state of the league’s middle class isn't going away.

Jake Browning gives UW football QB battle some intrigue

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/04/2015 - 08:45
There’s a conundrum facing the Washington Huskies this fall: What should they do with touted true freshman quarterback Jake Browning?