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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 18:17
The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease.

Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:46
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world's biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk.

Don’t expect Pete Carroll to change form on reclamation projects

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:31
Despite not being able to get to Percy Harvin, you can expect the Seahawks coach to make sure he gets it right with the next recalcitrant player.

Huskies’ missed tackles were costly in loss to Oregon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:31
Washington missed 30 tackles Saturday in its loss at Oregon, the most the Huskies have had in a game all season. The Huskies will hope to do better Saturday night against Arizona State.

Obama pitches for votes on black radio

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:16
President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.

Giants beat Royals in World Series opener

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:16
San Francisco wins World Series opener 7-1 after scoring three runs in first inning and making Royals’ playoff mojo vanish.

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:16
In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

Community calendar: festivals, fairs and more

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 17:01
A detailed, categorized calendar of events all over Seattle and Western Washington, Oct. 24-30, 2014.

Monorail campaign stalling? Even named backers not along for ride

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:37
Citizen Petition No. 1 would impose a $5 license-tab fee on used vehicles inside Seattle to extend the monorail but it’s questionable whether Century Transportation Committee would be capable of carrying out its mission.

Google's streaming music service adds mood to mix

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:31
Google's music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners' mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

Turner channels removed from Dish amid pact spat

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:31
Channels such as Cartoon Network and CNN are no longer part of Dish's programming lineup as a deadline has passed for the satellite TV provider and Turner Broadcasting to renew their distribution agreement.

Staples investigating possible data breach

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:31
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

Tuesday live Seahawks chat

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:31
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Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly reportedly won’t be fined by league

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:22
Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly, last season’s AP league defensive player of the year, reportedly will not be fined for actions that led to his ejection from Sunday’s 38-17 loss at Green Bay. The Panthers host the Seahawks on Sunday.

NCAA, Oklahoma State say Sports Illustrated allegations ‘fundamentally unfounded’

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:16
The Oklahoma State program escaped its “day of reckoning” nearly unscathed. The NCAA and school officials announced allegations of widespread misconduct outlined in a Sports Illustrated exposé last year were “fundamentally unfounded.”

Daily Rant&Rave: Helpful Arboretum drivers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:09
RAVE My car got stuck while I was waiting for traffic through the Arboretum. As I was directing traffic both directions after calling for a tow, at least eight people stopped to ask if they could help me with my dilemma. One more reason why I love living in Seattle.

Marshawn Lynch's agent: Report he wouldn't get on bus after Harvin trade is "absurd''

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:01
In the wake of the Percy Harvin trade came one report that Marshawn Lynch didn't want to get on the bus for Seattle's game to St. Louis. Lynch had taken to Twitter after the trade to express surprise that "they got'' Harving.

Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:28
The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God.

North Korea releases American, raising hope for Bae

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:25
The move raised hope for the release of two other Americans, including Kenneth Bae, a Lynnwood man who has been detained for almost two years.

S. Korea dismantles border Christmas tree

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:24
South Korea has pulled down a 43-year-old front-line Christmas tower that North Korea viewed as propaganda warfare, with officials saying Wednesday the structure was unsafe.