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Pro Football Talk says Seahawks bumped up Lynch's 2014 salary

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:16
Pro Football Talk reports that Marshawn Lynch appears to have gotten at least a little something from the Seahawks to end his week-long holdout.

Kevin Gates: ordinary name, extraordinary Southern rapper | Concert preview

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:16
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Truck sought after pedestrian struck and killed on First Hill

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:02
A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a truck in Seattle's First Hill neighborhood this afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department.

Public memorial for former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell set for Oct. 8

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:01
A public memorial for the late Seattle Mayor Paul Schell has been set for 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center on the Seattle waterfront.

Trade: Mariners acquire OF Chris Denorfia from Padres in exchange for Abraham Almonte and Stephen Kohlscheen

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:20
The Mariners acquired a right-handed outfielder from a Southern California team. No it isn't Matt Kemp.

Trade: Mariners acquire CF Austin Jackson in a three-team trade, Nick Franklin traded to Tampa Bay

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:20
The Mariners have acquired second outfielder today, trading for center fielder Austin Jackson of the Detroit Tigers as part of a three-way trade that featured Cy Young Award winner David Price being dealt to Detroit.

Legislative candidate Jess Spear arrested in oil-train protest

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:20
Jess Spear, a socialist running against state House Speaker Frank Chopp, was arrested Thursday during a protest against oil trains running through the city.

Mariners acquire Austin Jackson, Chris Denorfia at trade deadline

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:18
With a winning record and legitimate hopes at a postseason berth as the second wild card, general manager Jack Zduriencik supplemented his offensively-challenged club by adding Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia, a pair of established major league outfielders, via trade on Thursday.

Report: CIA officers read Senate emails

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:17
CIA officers improperly accessed Senate computers, read the emails of Senate staff, and exhibited a "lack of candor" when interviewed by agency investigators, according to a declassified CIA inspector general's report.

Immigration issue produces congressional disarray

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:17
Once more, the tea party forced House Speaker John Boehner to blink.

State Attorney General to join pot lawsuits against Wenatchee, Fife

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:16
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson will intervene in three pot lawsuits against the cities of Wenatchee and Fife, according to a news release from his office.  Both cities have imposed laws that essentially ban recreational pot businesses legalized statewide when voters passed I

Man fatally shot by Seattle police identified

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:16
A man who died after being shot by Seattle police at Gas Works Park on Wednesday has been identified by the King County Medical Examiner's Office as Larry Andrew Flynn, 42.

The Boeing giveaway that wasn’t

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:16
Was the 2013 Boeing tax break really the biggest corporate subsidy in the history of the nation? Last year’s big claim figures in next year’s big debate.

Jobs cut at Seattle HQ as Brookdale seals Emeritus deal

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:10
The sale of Seattle-based assisted living operator Emeritus to Brookdale Senior Living of Nashville was completed Thursday, creating a company with more than 1,100 facilities and room for 110,000 aging residents.

A flood of lovely national-park photos: Submit yours

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
Today's the last day to submit your photos of Washington's national parks for our Seattle Times photo contest.

Man charged with 2nd degree murder in cold case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
A state prison inmate serving time for burglary and robbery was charged Wednesday with second-degree murder for fatally shooting a 23-year-old man in New Holly more than a decade ago.

‘Get on Up’ lets the joy of James Brown’s music shine

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:01
“Get on Up” is a free-form biopic about the high-haired Godfather of Soul, James Brown, portrayed by Chadwick Boseman (“42”). 3.5 stars out of 4.

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:07
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

Game thread: Mariners at Indians -- July 31, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
Sorry for the late start. Trade deadline has been crazy.

Beyoncé and Jay Z near perfection at Safeco Wednesday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 07:01
The official theme for the joint Beyoncé and Jay Z concert Wednesday night at Safeco Field was “On the Run,” harkening back to the singer and rapper’s duet “03 Bonnie and Clyde” — a statement of solidarity when Jay Z was a bigger star than Beyoncé (i