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Thursday’s prep boys tennis results

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 10:00

Shorewood's Gunnar Thortenson captured the WesCo 3A district singles championship and the team of Kyle Berquist and Hugh Gaevert won the WesCo 3A district doubles championship for Shorewood.

Rain boots with costumes? Forecast shows steady showers this weekend

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 09:48

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a flood watch for portions of northwest and west counties Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.

Detroit survivors wary as city’s recovery threatens to push them out

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 09:40

A new Detroit city fund using private capital supports minority small-business owners who primarily employ minority employees. Another program, fueled with private and public funds, pairs tenants and small-business owners.

Only 42 released federal inmates coming to Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 09:38

When roughly 6,000 inmates serving time for drug crimes are released from prison in the coming days, only 42 of them will be coming to Washington state, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Seattle.

WSU Cougars recruit D’Jimon Jones of Federal Way knows each game may be his last

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 09:32

D’Jimon Jones, a multitalented quarterback/defensive back and high jumper from Federal Way High School, has overcome illness and injury to earn a scholarship to Washington State.

High-school volleyball coach makes miraculous return after her heart stopped during match

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 09:09

Marni Drechsel of Cedar Park Christian in Bothell beat 1-in-10 odds of surviving after cardiac arrest in a Sept. 24 match. Less than three weeks later, she was back coaching her third-ranked team, but admits she has a new perspective.

Anti-poaching campaign is state’s richest this year

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:57

Bankrolled by billionaire Paul Allen, pro-Initiative-1401 committee has raised more than twice as much money as any other political effort this year.

Haggen’s risky expansion largely bankrolled itself

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:39

The investment firm controlling regional grocer Haggen paid for most of the chain’s risky West Coast expansion by quickly flipping some of the real estate it got from acquiring 146 stores from Albertsons and Safeway.

Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin remains sure-handed, has avoided drops this season

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:38

Doug Baldwin leads the NFL with 84 consecutive catches without a drop, a full 20 catches more than the next closest receiver, Larry Fitzgerald, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Baldwin’s last drop was against Washington on Oct. 6 last year.

Man fatally shot near Sea-Tac Airport

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:35

Investigators have blocked off the area of South 154th Street and 24th Avenue South where shooting occurred.

Redmond’s Michael Conforto brings grassroots charm, and a powerful bat, to Mets and World Series

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:35

Michael Conforto, 22, is one of just three players ever to compete in the Little League, college and MLB World Series (joining Jason Varitek and Ed Vosberg in that feat) — and he’s the only one to drive in runs in all three.

Huskies say they’re ready for whoever starts at QB for Arizona

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:31

Jerrard Randall and Anu Solomon have been splitting time at quarterback for the Wildcats, and Randall could take over as the starter against UW on Saturday night.

Seattle man charged with taking garbage truck on destructive joy ride on Capitol Hill

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:23

An 18-year-old Seattle man who allegedly led police on a 17-minute chase around Capitol Hill early Tuesday in a stolen garbage truck was charged Thursday in connection with the destructive joy ride that caused thousands of dollars in damage.

Analysis: All the money in the world may not save Jeb Bush’s campaign

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:22

The one-time front-runner in the Republican race, Jeb Bush has suffered a steady eclipse for months, first at the hands of Donald Trump and more recently from his fellow Floridian and one-time protégé, Sen. Marco Rubio.

Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch trying to gain traction with ‘downhill’ running game

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:17

Seattle is using its running backs more traditionally. Sometimes that means using a fullback. Sometimes that means having a quarterback under center with a lone running back behind him. The payoff is the running back gets the ball with a running start — the “downhill” effect.

GOP debate: Failure by the moderators

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:13

The woefully biased and surprisingly amateurish CNBC moderators actually posed a question about regulating fantasy football as gambling while not posing one single question about the Islamic State, the Iran nuclear deal or national security in general [“Candidates bash media, Clinton and each other,” Page One, Oct. 29]. The “media bashing” by the GOP candidates […]

City agrees to pay $35K to man wrongly identified in kidnapping, assault

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:10

Seattle settles lawsuit filed by man who was wrongly identified as a suspect in a brutal kidnapping and assault of a waitress due to mistakes made by a police detective

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:10

Friday Major League baseball World Series TV Radio 5 p.m. Kansas City at N.Y. Mets 13 710 College football 4 p.m. Louisville at Wake Forest ESPN2 4:30 p.m. Dartmouth at Harvard NBCSN 5 p.m. Louisiana Tech at Rice FS1 7:15 p.m. Wyoming at Utah St. ESPN2 NBA basketball 4 p.m. Miami at Cleveland ESPN 6:30 […]

Effects of a booming prison population hurting kids’ chances for success

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/30/2015 - 08:08

The state needs to tackle the challenges faced by children who have had a parent behind bars. It’s one of the many unforeseen consequences of America’s booming prison population.