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New documentary about legendary teen band Slint | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 21:01
%%%312737a1acecfa2f90d8b18217162e48%%%Six months before Nirvana’s “Nevermind” came out in 1991, a band called Slint — playing Seattle’s Showbox Wednesday — issued its own one-of-a-kind record.

Survey: US gas prices down 4 cents per gallon

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:01
The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 4 cents per gallon in the past two weeks, and prices in California have fallen 5 cents in the same time period.

Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:01
Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons and form a new publicly listed company based in Canada.

Iceland lowers aviation alert level from volcano

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 20:01
Iceland lowered its aviation alert level to orange from red Sunday, saying there was no sign of an imminent eruption at the Bardarbunga volcano. And scientists at the Icelandic Meteorological Office said their announcement Saturday that the volcano had experienced a subglacial eruption was wrong.

The latest on damaging earthquake in California

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 19:31
This is what Associated Press reporters on the scene are learning following the largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years:

Miley Cyrus makes waves at MTV awards show; this time by staying seated

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:31
Near the end of Sunday’s live show, when Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” won video of the year, a longhaired man who said he was from Oregon and had recently been living on the streets of Hollywood appeared at the microphone.

2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbits

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:31
European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.

Rap mogul Suge Knight shot, wounded in nightclub

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:31
Death Row Records founder and rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was shot and injured in a packed nightclub early Sunday, but he was expected to survive, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said.

Earthquake's timing left many fumbling in dark

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:24
A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture and sparked fires.

Suspect detained deadly California crime spree

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:21
Capping a daylong search, a suspect in a series of shootings that killed three people and injured four others within the span of an hour in the Los Angeles area has been taken into custody.

Minister: 2 people have died of Ebola in Congo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 18:16
Two Ebola-related deaths have been confirmed in Congo, the country's health minister said Sunday, though local officials believe the cases are unrelated to the outbreak in West Africa that has killed more than 1,400 people.

Michael Brown called 'little kid in big body'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:46
Michael Brown Jr. was on the verge of starting college, eager to launch himself into the adult world. Instead, on Monday he'll be mourned at his funeral, more than two weeks after his fatal shooting by a white police officer-- an act that ignited days of violent protests and reawakened racial tensions that still linger in the nation.

White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:46
President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the young black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Among bevy of tailbacks at Washington, redshirt freshman Lavon Coleman could stand out

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:31
Coleman will be competing with three other backs to get the Huskies run game in tip-top shape.

Sounders earn dominant 4-2 victory at Portland

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:31
In intense game, Seattle returns to top spot in MLS.

South Korea beats Chicago to win Little League World Series title

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
South Korea beat Chicago 8-4 in the championship game of the Little League World Series. International teams have won four of the last five LLWS titles.

Missouri officer a steady voice amid the shouting in Ferguson

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
Capt. Ronald Johnson, of the Missouri Highway Patrol, has redefined leadership in crisis: equal parts police official, preacher, mediator and neighbor, unafraid to convey his inner conflict, unafraid to cry.

As conference ends, economists give clashing views

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 14:46
Most visitors to Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park are drawn to the peak that gave the park its name -- a 13,776-foot monolith that dominates the sweeping skyline.