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Gardeners at governor’s mansion are Inslee, wife

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 11:09
The couple grow flowers, vegetables and fruit for their own consumption and food banks, and as an example of how easy and beneficial a home garden can be.

Local debates intensify as immigrants are bused in

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:52
Murrieta, Calif., became the latest flashpoint in the intensifying immigration debate this week when a crowd of protesters blocked buses carrying women and children who were flown in from overwhelmed Texas facilities.

Tour de France gears up for Saturday’s start in England

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:10
The 101st Tour de France starts Saturday — in northern England. Team Sky rider Chris Froome of Britain is the defending champion.

Above-average temperatures coming next week

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:07
The Puget Sound area will see temperatures in the mid-80s for several days, and other parts of the state will be even hotter.

Special Fourth in Seattle for nation’s newest citizens

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 10:01
At Friday’s naturalization ceremony at Seattle Center, 429 immigrants and refugees from 70 countries took the Oath of Allegiance.

It’s been a quiet 40 years in Lake Wobegon ...

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:46
“A Prairie Home Companion,” a Minnesota institution that reaches 4 million radio listeners, marks its 40th anniversary this weekend with low-key wit Garrison Keillor hosting a show at the college campus where it all began.

Stolen Tesla torn apart in fiery crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:46
A stolen Tesla speeding through Los Angeles-area streets went out of control and was torn in half in a fiery crash with other vehicles that injured its driver and six other people.

Brazil striker Neymar to miss rest of World Cup

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Neymar will miss the rest of the World Cup after fracturing a vertebra during the team's quarterfinal win over Colombia, the team's doctor said Friday.

Iraq's al-Maliki signals his intent to stay in job

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Despite mounting pressure to step aside, Iraq's Nouri al-Maliki vowed Friday not to abandon his bid for another term as prime minister and pledged to stay on until the Sunni militants who have overrun much of the country are defeated.

Costa Rica worried about Arjen Robben's dives

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 09:04
Costa Rica issued a plea to the referee on Friday to keep an eye on Arjen Robben's diving.

Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and fiancee

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:52
High-ranking chowhound Joey "Jaws" Chestnut dropped to one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend before Friday's annual hot dog eating contest, then packed away 61 franks and buns to hold onto his coveted mustard yellow winner's belt.

Sounders face Whitecaps in latest Cascadia Cup showdown

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:48
The Sounders travel to Vancouver to face the Whitecaps, and are expected to have Obafemi Martins back in the lineup.

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:47
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

California chicken linked to salmonella recalled

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:47
A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year, company and federal food officials said Thursday night.

Agave plant to produce 1 and only bloom, then die

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:46
An 80-year-old American agave plant that will flower once then die is about to do the former.

Agave plant to produce 1 and only bloom, then die

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:46
An 80-year-old American agave plant that will flower once then die is about to do the former.

Joey Chestnut proposes to girlfriend at contest

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:37
Will they serve hot dogs at the wedding?

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Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:02

As Ebola spreads in Africa, some blame health workers

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 07/05/2014 - 08:02
Some communities blame Ebola’s emergence on those who have gone there to help: medical staff in alien-looking full-body protection suits and masks. Others blame curses or witchery when a loved one falls ill.