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Meet the music entrepreneur who’s taking on Spotify and other streaming services

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:00

Jeff Price, a former record-label owner, has become something of a thorn in the side of streaming-music services in his fight to help artists get paid the proper royalties.

Tech Spotlight: Crowd Cow serves up shares of steer

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 12:00

The startup took something of the crowdfunding model to sell beef-loving customers a share of a steer fresh off a Washington state ranch.

Figure skater Adam Rippon wins U.S. championship

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:41

Figure skater Adam Rippon of Clarks Summit, Pa., didn’t land any quadruple jumps in his free skate at the U.S. Championships in St. Paul, Minn., but he is the national champion.

Report: 2 Chinese killed in Laos suspected bombing attack

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:35

BEIJING (AP) — China’s official Xinhua News Agency says that two Chinese citizens have been killed and one injured in a suspected bombing attack in Laos. Xinhua says the bombing took place about 8:00 a.m. on Sunday in the remote mountainous province of Xaysomboun. It says the victims, one of whom was employed by a […]

Carolina rolls past Arizona, 49-15, into Super Bowl

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:32

The Panthers force seven turnovers, including four interceptions by Carson Palmer, and Cam Newton throws for two touchdowns and runs for two more.

Panthers open up 4-point favorites in Vegas over Broncos

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:12

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Carolina Panthers will be favored to beat the Denver Broncos and win the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history. Oddsmakers didn’t even wait until the Panthers finished off the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday to install them as favorites in the game two weeks from now. At most […]

7 hurt on American Airlines jet; plane diverts to Canada

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:12

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland (AP) — American Airlines says seven people were taken to hospital after a plane from Miami to Milan made an emergency landing in Newfoundland after the plane briefly encountered severe turbulence. The aircraft landed safely in the East Coast Canadian province late Sunday, where it was met by paramedics. American Airlines spokesman […]

Why snow totals out of Washington, D.C., aren’t measuring up

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 11:03

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — It’s not that 17.8 inches of snow wasn’t enough. But according to The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1Sdklx2 ), the number that will go down in the history books as Washington’s official total — recorded at Reagan National Airport — is downright paltry compared with some other spots in the region, raising the […]

Readers: Pain or pampering false choice in prison reform

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:52

Reader suggestions to reduce recidivism range from education for prisoners to execution for repeat offenders.

Rickie Fowler shows again he’s ready to join golf’s elite foursome

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 01/25/2016 - 10:49

Rickie Fowler wins by a stroke in Abu Dhabi over a top field and jumps to No. 4 in world rankings

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.