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Google working on pill that searches for illnesses

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:48
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology.

Storage shelves rack up sales for steel fabricator

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:46
A Southern California steel fabricator had lost half its predownturn annual revenue during the recession and laid off half its nearly 300 workers. Now owned by its employees, Hannibal Industries bills itself as the largest maker of steel-storage racks west of the Mississippi River.

UN expert: Keep up hope amid climate change battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:46
A top U.N. climate change expert urged world governments Monday not to be overcome by hopelessness as they negotiate a new agreement to fight global warming.

Winners and losers in the first college playoff poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Tuesday marked a bit of history in college football -- the release on ESPN of the first poll by the 12-member committee of athletic directors, former coaches, Condoleeza Rice, ex-USA Today sportwriter Steve Wieberg, etc., etc.

Renters love rent control, but Seattle doesn’t need it

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
The topic of rent control bubbles to the surface whenever housing costs spike as they are in Seattle, but the policy is better left out of the conversation on keeping housing affordable.

Mariners' weekly winter league report -- October 28, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
Here's this week's Mariners' winter league report from Kelly Munro

Paccar’s 3Q profit climbs 20 percent on strong truck sales

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
The third-quarter results of Bellevue-based truck maker Paccar got a boost from strong truck sales in North America and aftermarket part sales worldwide.

Maine prepared to enforce 'voluntary' quarantine

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44
Health officials said Tuesday they're prepared to legally enforce the state's "voluntary" quarantine on health care workers who've treated Ebola patients.

Oregon could have clear path into four-team football playoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:44
The playoff committee’s first poll was released Tuesday, and Oregon was fifth. Considering the shake-up sure to happen at the top the Ducks should be in good shape to finish in the top four if they can win out.

UW's Andrew Hudson making most of his second chance

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:50
Hau'oli Kikaha, the national leader in sacks and tackles for loss, has garnered most of the headlines as the Huskies' standout defensive end.

State traffic forecast predicts long-term decline in travel miles

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:49
As it does every year, the Washington State Department of Transportation prepared a long-term forecast of traffic volume, measured as “vehicle miles traveled.” But this year’s version did something most official traffic models don’t do: It predicted a long-term decline.

Blue Jays claim Justin Smoak off waivers from Mariners

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:48
First baseman Justin Smoak, the key to the 2009 trade that sent Cliff Lee to Texas, was claimed off waivers Tuesday by the Toronto Blue Jays. Smoak hit .202 with seven home runs in 80 games last season.

24 treats to conjure up this Halloween

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
A collection of Halloween-themed treats you can make at home.

Dorie Greenspan cookbook draws wisdom from the home cooks of France

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
In her new book “Baking Chez Moi,” Dorie Greenspan turns to the kitchens of French homes for lessons.

Some eligible immigrants say no to US citizenship

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 08:46
More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers.

Editorial: FBI exploited press credibility in bomb ruse

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:47
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s decision to use The Associated Press name on a made-up story to track down a suspect obliterates a line that never should have been crossed.

SPSL 2A playoff scenarios

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:46
The SPSL 2A gets a little crazy when looking at seeding scenarios.

Obama says US can't shy away from Ebola battle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:46
President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can't be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola and must support health care workers who are returning from the front lines in Africa.

House Republicans make liberal use of Obama in ads

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:46
One week before Election Day, House Republicans rolled out late-campaign attack ads Tuesday tying Democrats to President Barack Obama. The unpopular chief executive embarked on a round of travel to boost gubernatorial candidates in a half-dozen states.

Scary Movie Week: 75 great horror movies

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 07:01
Should you be in need of a classic scary movie this week, Rotten Tomatoes has put together a handy list of the 75 best-reviewed horror films on their site. Read the whole list here, or just peruse their top 10, which has a decidedly old-school vibe: