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Man fatally shot by Seattle police identified

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:16
A man who died after being shot by Seattle police at Gas Works Park on Wednesday has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner's Office as Larry Andrew Flynn, 42.

The Boeing giveaway that wasn’t

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:16
Was the 2013 Boeing tax break really the biggest corporate subsidy in the history of the nation? Last year’s big claim figures in next year’s big debate.

Jobs cut at Seattle HQ as Brookdale seals Emeritus deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:10
The sale of Seattle-based assisted living operator Emeritus to Brookdale Senior Living of Nashville was completed Thursday, creating a company with more than 1,100 facilities and room for 110,000 aging residents.

A flood of lovely national-park photos: Submit yours

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
Today's the last day to submit your photos of Washington's national parks for our Seattle Times photo contest.

Man charged with 2nd degree murder in cold case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
A state prison inmate serving time for burglary and robbery was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a 23-year-old man in New Holly more than a decade ago.

‘Get on Up’ lets the joy of James Brown’s music shine

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
“Get on Up” is a free-form biopic about the high-haired Godfather of Soul, James Brown, portrayed by Chadwick Boseman (“42”). 3.5 stars out of 4.

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:07
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

Game thread: Mariners at Indians -- July 31, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
Sorry for the late start. Trade deadline has been crazy.

Beyoncé and Jay Z near perfection at Safeco Wednesday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
The official theme for the joint Beyoncé and Jay Z concert Wednesday night at Safeco Field was “On the Run,” harkening back to the singer and rapper’s duet “03 Bonnie and Clyde” — a statement of solidarity when Jay Z was a bigger star than Beyoncé (i

Watershed weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum (pictured) and Jake Owen roll into the Gorge Amphitheatre this weekend for the Watershed Festival. Now in its third year, the country-music shindig has been sold-out for weeks on the strength of a solid lineup that includes Randy Houser, Kip Moore and Billy Currington, pl

Federal Home Loan Bank here eyes merger with Midwest counterpart

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle and its larger sister bank in Des Moines, Iowa, said Thursday they are exploring a merger that would create the national finance network’s largest cooperative by membership.

Now growing underground: Food swapping

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:57
For home preservers and urban gardeners who grow or process on a small scale, food swaps are a place to offload abundance, as well as try ideas.

AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:17
Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.

Man gets exceptional sentence for torching Capitol Hill nightclub

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:16
The man who set a fire inside a crowded Capitol Hill gay nightclub on New Year’s Eve was sentenced to 10 years in prison on a federal arson charge this morning in U.S. District Court in Seattle.

Seahawks live training camp updates

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:16
As always, here's where you can follow along with live updates from practice:

Larry Stone quick take: Mariners improve themselves with two trades

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 06:07
BY LARRY STONE / SEATTLE TIMES COLUMNIST

Seahawks personnel updates --- DT Jesse Williams may need knee surgery

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 05:03
Here are the non-Marshawn Lynch personnel  news and notes from today: