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The Latest on pool incident: Chief: Actions ‘indefensible’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 06:21
5:45 p.m. (CDT) McKinney’s police chief says the actions of an officer at a North Texas pool party were “indefensible.” McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley made the comments during a news conference Tuesday after Officer David Eric Casebolt resigned. A video shows him pushing a bikini-clad girl to the ground on Friday and brandishing his […]

High-salt warnings proposed for N.Y. chain restaurants

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 06:18
NEW YORK (AP) — New York could become the first U.S. city. to require warning labels on high-salt dishes at chain restaurants, taking campaigns to cut down on salt into new territory, health officials said Tuesday. The city’s Health Department will propose Wednesday that all chain restaurants add a salt-shaker-like symbol on menus next to […]

Cardinals draft Ian Oxnevad in 8th round

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 06:17
Ian Oxnevad was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth round of the MLB Draft.

How to pair fish and wine swimmingly

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 06:15
From oysters to sea bass, chablis to riesling, which wines go with which seafood.

State Fish and Wildlife Columbia River regional fishing reports

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 06:08
Salmon/Steelhead Cowlitz River – No report on angling success.  Effective June 16, bank anglers may fish the south side of the river from Mill Creek to 400 feet or the posted markers below the barrier dam. During five days of operations at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator last week, Tacoma Power recovered six winter-run steelhead, […]

Jesse Jackson to press for inclusion in Amazon workplace

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:51
The civil-rights leader will address the online retail giant’s annual meeting Wednesday, pushing the company to improve its hiring of women and minorities.

Seahawks back for OTA

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:48
The Seahawks hit the field Tuesday, June 9, 2015, for their eighth of 10 OTAs.

Hood Canal opens much sooner than expected for Dungeness crab fishing

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:46
Those planning a trip to Hood Canal can get a jump start on the Dungeness crab fishery that begins more than weeks sooner than expected. State Fish and Wildlife has announced crab fishing will open in Hood Canal beginning Monday, June 15 after test fisheries indicated crabs have reached ideal hard-shell condition. Crabbing will resume […]

Petco takes ‘full responsibility’ for dog’s grooming death

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:31
The pet-supply store chain says it will remove the kind of dryers linked to the death of a golden retriever and will reinforce its training with groomers in all of its stores.

Kickoff Classic set for Husky Stadium; EC Volleyball seeks 1 more team

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:19
The Emerald City Kickoff Classic moves back to Husky Stadium this fall, while the WIAA is still searching for one team to round out the EC Volleyball Invitational.

Five quick hits from Seahawks’ Tuesday OTA

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:14
The Seahawks are off the field following their eighth of 10 OTAs (Organized Team Activities) on Tuesday, and the last of the three that will be open to the media. Coach Pete Carroll was not available to the media afterward, so we did not get many specific personnel updates. And as with all OTAs, this […]

Parts of June 6 SAT will not be graded because of printing error

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 05:03
Some sections of the exam instructed students that they had 25 minutes to complete the questions while other paperwork had the correct time of 20 minutes.

All-State Baseball Series set this weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:53
Several local players are schedule to participate in the annual All-State Baseball Series this weekend in Yakima.

Seahawks to re-sign QB Tarvaris Jackson

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:52
The Seattle Seahawks wil re-sign Tarvaris Jackson to serve as a backup at quarterback to Russell Wilson.

First lady to give Chicago high school graduation address

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:51
CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama was set to deliver a commencement speech Tuesday to the high school classmates of an honor student who was gunned down two years ago near the Obamas’ Chicago home. The evening ceremony for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. College Preparatory High School was scheduled to take place at […]

Pregame lineups and notes: Logan Morrison back at leadoff

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:33
At 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds, Mariners first baseman Logan Morrison isn’t your stereotypical leadoff man. He has stolen just 10 bases in his five-plus Major League career and been caught five times. Yet Morrison returned to the top of Seattle’s order for the second time in four games for the series opener against the Cleveland […]

White House briefing room evacuated

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:02
The White House press room was evacuated and a Secret Service sniffer dog deployed Tuesday as reporters were gathered for a scheduled briefing.

Ga. woman jailed on murder charge after taking abortion pill

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 04:00
Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate said Tuesday that they are stunned authorities have charged a Georgia woman with murder after she was accused of terminating her pregnancy by taking an abortion pill. Kenlissia Jones, 23, of Albany was being held at the Dougherty County jail on charges of malice murder and possession […]

Ex-House Speaker Hastert pleads not guilty to charges in federal hush-money case

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 03:57
CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since he was indicted, pleading not guilty to charges that he violated banking rules and lied to the FBI in a scheme to pay $3.5 million in hush money to conceal misconduct from his days as a high school teacher. Defense attorney […]

Oregon considers 20 percent tax on retail marijuana

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 06/10/2015 - 03:47
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature is considering imposing up to a 20 percent sales tax on retail sales of marijuana once it becomes available to consumers. Proposed amendments to a bill (HB 2041) allowing localities to prohibit marijuana facilities within 1,000 feet of schools would impose a 17 percent state tax on […]