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Game thread: Mariners at Orioles -- August 1, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:12
Greetings from Camden Yards where the Mariners open up a three-game series with the Baltimore Orioles. The M's roll out their new lineup with Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia in the outfield. They'll face Wei-Yin Chen who pitched eight shutout innings against them in Safeco Field.

Microsoft's Imagine Cup global student tech competition crowns winner

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:10
After months of competition and a field that initially numbered 14,000 teams, one student team emerged victorious today in the championship round of Microsoft's Imagine Cup.

Weyerhaeuser earnings barely cut it, stock slips

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 10:10
Weyerhaeuser’s second-quarter earnings from continuing operations rose 28 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago, the company reported Friday.

Editorial notebook: In Federal Way, what may be world’s priciest comic book

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
The most valuable comic book on the planet, a mint-condition Action Comics No. 1, offers a tale of wonder -- and not just about Superman.

Microsoft sues Samsung, seeks to enforce patent agreement

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
Microsoft filed a lawsuit Friday against Samsung, seeking to enforce an agreement in which the hardware manufacturer pays royalties to Microsoft for each Android phone it produces.

Uruguayan pot marketplace may go up in smoke

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:16
Uruguay's plan to create the world's first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke.

Our blind spot about guns

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 09:01
We regulate cars quite intelligently, instituting evidence-based measures to reduce fatalities. Yet the gun lobby is too strong, or our politicians too craven, to do the same for guns, writes syndicated columnist Nicholas Kristof.

Brad Evans hopes to be back on pitch Saturday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:53
Midfielder Evans has missed the Sounders’ past two matches because of a calf injury, but plans to return to the lineup at San Jose.

Rebuild of Highway 530, damaged in Oso slide, gets $35M from feds

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:50
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government says it’s giving Washington state $35 million to rebuild Highway 530, which was damaged in the Oso landslide in March.

Mariners minor league report, August 1

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:31
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.

Wildfire evacuations ordered in Okanogan County

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:30
A wildfire between Twisp and Winthrop has prompted  evacuations in Okanogan County.

Unlocking cellphones is now legal

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:22
It is legal once again to unlock a cellphone without permission from your wireless provider, so long as the service contract has expired. Wireless providers have said digital locks on cellphones protect their business model.

Luhr's Landing boat launch in South Sound closed Aug. 4-8

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:16
The Luhr’s Landing water-access site near Olympia west of the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in southern Puget Sound will be closed Aug. 4-8 for repairs at the entrance to the boat ramp facility.

Seahawks running backs coach Sherman Smith talks about the return of Marshawn Lynch

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 08:16
Here's some of what Seattle running backs coach Sherman Smith had to say to the media today about the return of Marshawn Lynch:

Poll: Foreign policy no longer Obama strong point

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:28
Foreign policy used to be a bright spot in Americans' dimming opinion of President Barack Obama. Not anymore. Associated Press-GfK polling found a spring and summer of discontent with the president's handling of world events.

Colorado issuing driver's licenses to immigrants

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:21
Colorado has started issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants regardless of their legal status, marking a dramatic change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws.

UW College of Education dean leaving for Gates Foundation

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:18
Tom Stritikus, the dean of the University of Washington's College of Education, is leaving after four years to take a position with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Touchstone names operator for hotel near Pike Place Market

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:16
Seattle-based developer Touchstone and its partners announced Friday that a planned boutique hotel a block from the Pike Place Market will carry the Thompson Hotels brand, the hotel operator’s first property in the Pacific Northwest.

Sierra Leone cyclist cleared of Ebola at Glasgow

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:16
Reacting to sensationalistic headlines such as "Ebola Terror at Commonwealth Games" in a British newspaper, officials said on Friday that a Sierra Leone cyclist passed tests for the Ebola virus and competed.

State senator calls Inslee action in grain labor dispute unlawful

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 07:13
Sen. Don Benton, R-Vancouver, has written a letter to a state ethics board alleging that Gov. Jay Inslee acted improperly when pulling back state troopers last month who were escorting grain inspectors into the Port of Vancouver.