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Floating off to a new home

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 13:22
A mansion, built in 1923 in Madison Park, passes by Ballard as it is transported by barge Wednesday from Seattle to Bainbridge Island. Nickel Bros., a Northwest-based company, is handling the move.

Blackhawks stun Lightning late to take Game 1

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 13:08
Teuvo Teravainen and Antoine Vermette scored 1:58 apart late in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to stun the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 on Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.

UW’s Noah Bremer, Seattle U’s Tarik Skubal named baseball freshman All-Americans

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 13:01
Both pitchers were chosen to team selected by Collegiate Baseball

Alex Morgan back with U.S. national team

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:55
Alex Morgan was back for the U.S. national team’s first practice in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in preparation for the Women’s World Cup.

Gaviglio, Montero lead Rainiers’ win

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:42
Montero hits 2-run homer in first to get Tacoma off and running.

What next for Greece? A look at its debt-crisis options in coming days

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:29
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s bailout talks are going down to the wire. The country faces debt repayments this month — starting Friday — and it is not clear how much of them it has money left to cover. A default could lead Greece out of the euro, the currency used by 19 of the […]

LeBron James advised Stephen Curry during rookie year

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:27
Stephen Curry was early in his career, a long way from even thinking about the NBA Finals.

Affordable housing vanishes as Eastside grows richer

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:08
With rents and home prices skyrocketing, low-income housing advocates say the Eastside should be doing more to create affordable housing for its residents.

Drug derived from scorpion venom will target brain cancer in kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:02
A dye derived from deathstalker scorpion venom that illuminates cancer cells during surgery has been approved for testing in kids and young adults at Seattle Children’s, officials said.

American Pharoah goes for Triple Crown from post No. 5

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 12:01
Bob Baffert and the rest of the group in charge of American Pharoah could smile and laugh Wednesday after the Triple Crown hopeful landed in the No. 5 post position for the Belmont Stakes.

Sister of reality TV star Josh Duggar says he victimized her

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:40
NEW YORK (AP) — Reality TV star Jessa Duggar told Fox News Channel on Wednesday that she was a victim of her older brother Josh Duggar, who fondled five girls when he was a teenager. Jessa Duggar, featured like her brother in the family’s TLC series, “19 Kids and Counting,” told Fox in an interview […]

MLB apologizes to Royals for replay-system snag

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:38
Major League Baseball apologized to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday for a breakdown in its replay process during a crucial moment in a 2-1 loss to the Cleveland Indians.

230 schools close, anxiety rises in S. Korea MERS scare

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:37
The net result of the government response in South Korea, where the outbreak has suddenly become the largest outside the Middle East, was not only to frighten people but also to discourage them from visiting any hospitals.

Novak Djokovic deals Rafael Nadal rare loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:35
Thoroughly outplaying the best there’s ever been on red clay, Novak Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal’s 39-match French Open winning streak Wednesday by beating the nine-time champion in a surprisingly lopsided quarterfinal 7-5, 6-3, 6-1.

Former U.S. soccer czar has admitted to bribery

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:20
Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer told a U.S. federal judge that he and others on the governing body’s ruling panel agreed to receive bribes in the votes for the hosts of the 1998 and 2010 World Cups.

Kitzhaber email leaker won’t face charges

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:16
An Oregon technology manager who leaked former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s emails to a reporter will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.

World Series of Poker crowns winner of massive Colossus

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:06
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Card-playing supremacy. Bragging rights. Cold, hard cash. More than 22,000 gamblers — many pros, quite a few amateurs — came for the same thing in Las Vegas, drawn by the low cost to enter the World Series of Poker’s new Colossus event. Just $565 to enter, unlike the $10,000 price to […]

Report: T-Mobile, Dish Network in merger talks

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:03
Dish Network is in talks to merge with Bellevue-based T-Mobile US, though the purchase price is unresolved, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the negotiations.

Hurricane Blanca strengthens; Andres weakens; no land threat

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:02
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Andres continues to weaken in the eastern Pacific while Hurricane Blanca’s winds gain strength, making it a Category 4 hurricane. Neither storm posed a threat to land Wednesday, with no watches or warnings in effect. Andres’ maximum sustained winds decreased to 60 mph (95 kph). The storm is centered about […]

A high-wire act

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 06/04/2015 - 10:58
CSR Marine technician Greg Barckert recently works more than 60 feet off the ground rewiring the mast of the Caribou.