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Chicken wings take flight as a culinary obsession

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 03:03
Chefs are booking their wings on round-trip flights to Manila, Memphis, Tennessee, Mexico City and Bangkok — sometimes at the same restaurant.

Sears, Kmart add Thanksgiving shopping hours

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 03:01
Sears and Kmart say they will open on Thanksgiving day again this year with extended hours to draw shoppers.

Publicis to buy Sapient of US for $3.7 billion

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 03:01
French advertising group Publicis said Monday it is to buy Boston-based marketing, communications and consulting firm Sapient for $3.7 billion.

A globetrotter urges people to go nowhere

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:10
Author and world traveler Pico Iyer praises the benefits of slowing down, staying put, in his new book “The Art of Stillness.“

Week 10 matchups (2A, 1A)

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 02:03
Here's what we know.

Hundreds welcome students returning to Marysville high school

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:59
UPDATE, 10:55 a.m. | "It feels really good to be back at school. People are upbeat. Not in a happy way, but just in an appreciation of each other's company," said Jordan Reynolds, 15, a sophomore at Marysville-Pilchuck high school where students returned Monday morning.

November snow surprises Southeast

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:55
A surprise snow swept across parts of Tennessee, Georgia and South Carolina on Saturday, falling on pumpkins and power lines.

Bette Midler coming to KeyArena in 2015 |Ticket alert

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:04
Bette Midler will perform June 1, 2015 at KeyArena. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 24 and are available at the KeyArena Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone toll free at 800-745-3000.

Seahawks: National media weigh in on Beast Mode II, Russell Wilson's struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:01
For once, the national media agrees on one thing: Marshawn Lynch is a beast.

Deputies respond to an explosion in Redmond school parking lot

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:10
A sheriff's bomb squad is heading to the parking lot of Emily Dickinson Elementary in the 7000 block of 208th Ave. N.E. in Redmond where a combination of dry ice and carbonated drink exploded.

Pakistan border bombing death toll rises to 60

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:07
Pakistanis mourned on Monday for the victims of a massive suicide bombing near the border with India as the death toll from the explosion the previous day rose to 60, police said.

Pace of US factory activity picks up in October

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:03
U.S. factories were busier in October, a sign that manufacturing is on sound footing despite growing concerns about the global economy.

US construction spending down for second month

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 00:03
U.S. construction spending fell for a second straight month in September as a slight rebound in housing was offset by further declines in nonresidential building and in government projects.

Five Seattle Comedians vying for a chance to appear on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 23:01
NBC's "Last Comic Standing" has selected five Seattle comedians for call backs in Los Angeles on Nov. 3-4. The five were among 44 Northwest comedians that performed at a showcase at Seattle's Parlor Live on Sunday, Sept. 28. I spoke to all five Seattle comics about the experience. Additionally, Port

State Patrol car rear-ended on I-5 in Everett Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:59
EVERETT — A Washington State Patrol trooper suffered a minor injury when her patrol car was rear-ended as she slowed on Interstate 5 at Everett Sunday night to check on a pedestrian.

Afghan attacks kill 5, including a deputy governor

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:51
Attacks across Afghanistan, including the fatal shooting of a provincial deputy governor, killed five people as the country marked a major Shiite holiday, authorities said Monday.

Gun control and I-594: Making our schools safer

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:07
As a mother, grandmother, teacher and concerned citizen, I plan on voting yes on Initiative 594 ["Law would punish family members sharing guns," Northwest Voices, Oct. 25].   I joined Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America after the Sandy Hook school shooting. Having to decide in a sp

Late Obama push for Dems in Conn., Pa. gov races

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:05
President Barack Obama's final campaign swing of the midterm election season Sunday came down to part nostalgia tour and part test: Did he still have the chemistry with voters who gave him two terms as president to drive them to the ballot box one more time?

As Marysville students return to school, leaders step up plans for mental-health grant

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 22:05
State leaders say they’re trying to speed up work on a $10 million federal mental-health grant that will benefit the Marysville School District after last month’s school shooting.

Class size: My personal experience of the benefit of smaller classes

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 21:06
I am a student at a small college in the greater Seattle area. My whole life I attended large public schools, sitting through huge classes where teachers barely recognized my face outside of the classroom. But when it was my time to choose a college, I chose to attend a small university where teache