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Washington men’s tennis shuts out Penn

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:46

The No. 45 Huskies improve to 5-1 with a 7-0 home victory.

Canada’s falling dollar could be raising hopes for a Seattle NHL expansion team

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:30

Inside sports business It turns out the prediction of a January vote by Seattle City Council on a Sodo District arena was not only optimistic, but downright delusional. City Hall sources now indicate a vote to cede Occidental Avenue South for Chris Hansen’s project won’t happen before late March, early April at best. It’s the […]

5 stunning photos of Sunday’s Seattle sunshine

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:27

Seattlites got a respite Sunday from long, gloomy days of overcast and rain. The sun was out all day as people enjoyed farmers markets, outdoor art and finally a stunning sunset over the Olympic Mountains.

Defense, Peyton Manning carry Denver Broncos back to Super Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:15

Denver keeps pressure on New England’s Tom Brady all day and earns 20-18 victory to win AFC Championship Game. Manning will be playing in his fourth Super Bowl.

10 Things to Know for Monday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:02

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO GOT THE WORST OF THE EAST COAST BLIZZARD Glengary, West Virginia, received the biggest hit with 42 inches of snow. New York City measured 26.8 inches, while 22.4 inches blanketed Washington. 2. IN ASIA, KERRY URGES […]

Bellevue ballet school in way of light rail: Fight over money goes to court

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 09:47

Pacific Northwest Ballet’s Bellevue school in is the path of the planned Eastside light-rail route. The ballet is asking Sound Transit to pay for the costs of relocating, but the two sides are $5 million apart.

On the Air

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 09:45

Monday College basketball TV Radio 4 p.m. Men, Duke at Miami ESPN 4 p.m. Men, Alabama A&M at Southern ESPNU 4 p.m. Women, Tennessee at Kentucky ESPN2 4 p.m. Women, Louisville at Syracuse ROOT 6 p.m. Men, Kansas at Iowa St. ESPN 950/1090 NBA basketball 4 p.m. Minnesota at Cleveland NBA 7:30 p.m. San Antonio […]

Panthers’ Davis, Harper, Kalil leave game with injuries

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 09:09

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers All-Pro linebacker Thomas Davis and safety Roman Harper will not return after leaving the NFC championship game against the Arizona Cardinals with injuries. Meanwhile, Panthers All-Pro center Ryan Kalil has left with a knee injury and is questionable to return. Davis hurt his right arm with 7:28 left in […]

More women planting roots in agriculture, finding home on range

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:54

According to the USDA, the women who identify themselves as farmers or ranchers run the gamut from those who raise cattle, sheep, poultry, pigs and goats in the West and Midwest to viticulturists who nurture malbec and pinot noir grapes in California, Washington and Oregon.

Airlines created to cater to Muslim travelers

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:46

A fast-growing, youthful and increasingly affluent Islamic population will boost the number of Muslim travelers by 39 percent to 150 million by 2020, according to a CrescentRating and MasterCard study.

The Latest: Play under way on 8th day of Australian Open

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:31

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Monday (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Play is under way in bright sunshine on the eighth day at Melbourne Park which features the final group of fourth-round matches that will determine singles quarterfinalists. In an all-German match, No. 7-seeded Angelique Kerber is playing Annika […]

Troubled woman arrested with shotgun at Lynnwood library

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:22

911 calls poured into police from the library after an armed 46-year-old woman was seen walking through the building

Japan trade deficit falls in 2015 on lower oil import costs

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:22

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade deficit fell to its lowest level in four years in 2015, the Finance Ministry reported Monday, as import costs dropped thanks to the collapse in oil prices. Preliminary figures show exports rose 3.5 percent in 2015 from the year before, while imports dropped 8.7 percent. The deficit compared with a […]

Friday’s prep gymnastics results

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:13

Clara Yardley won two events and took the all-around to lead Ballard over Nathan Hale.

The Times recommends: Approve school levies in Renton, Auburn, Federal Way and Tukwila

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:04

Voters should support school ballot measures in Renton, Auburn, Federal Way and Tukwila in the Feb. 9 special election.

The Times recommends: Approve both Seattle Public Schools levies on Feb. 9 ballot

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 08:03

Voters should vote to approve the two Seattle Public Schools levies on the Feb. 9 ballot.

Pro/con: Should Group Health be sold to Kaiser Permanente?

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:53

Pro: Nurses back Group Health sale to Kaiser Permanente By Diane Sosne Special to The Times NURSES and health-care workers are called to care for our patients and our community. As the more than 2,000 nurses and health-care workers at Group Health, we value Group Health’s comprehensive, health-oriented approach, focused on the best quality and […]

Rubio Iowa closing argument attacks Clinton, not GOP rivals

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:51

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio sprinted toward the Iowa caucuses Sunday, avoiding direct confrontations with his opponents and instead, projecting a vision that looks more toward the general election. The Florida senator was in Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, part of a nine-day blitz across the state, campaigning with confidence to audiences […]

Japanese seemingly obsessed with sex, but few seem to indulge

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 07:49

Nearly half of singles in Japan have no interest in dating — a situation that many experts predict will help lead to a population decline of one-third in the next 45 years.