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We need to get more African Americans interested in the great outdoors

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:01

We need to get more African Americans of all ages to help influence and participate in the future of conservation.

Oasis in middle of food desert in New Orlean’s Lower 9th Ward

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 08:00

More than 10 years after Hurricane Katrina slammed into New Orleans and all but destroyed the Lower Ninth, Burnell Cotlon has sunk every cent of his life savings into restoring the quiet neighborhood to the family-friendly community he remembers from his childhood.

Jury selection set in case of man accused in hot SUV death

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:58

ATLANTA (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the case of a Georgia man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler to die in a hot SUV. According to The Atlanta Journal Constitution (http://on-ajc.com/1VL0M19), 550 summonses were sent to prospective jurors to hear the murder case of Justin Ross Harris who is accused […]

Three thoughts on Mariners’ loss

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:23

Bullpen and offense let down Mariners, while Felix Hernandez was Felix Hernandez.

Schwarzenegger ally’s son freed from California prison

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:19

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The son of a former California state Assembly speaker has been freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence was significantly reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Sunday that Esteban Nunez was release to parole supervision. It says he will live in Sacramento […]

State still doesn’t meet tougher security rules for driver’s licenses

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:11

Washington lags on security-enhancements to driver’s licenses required by a 2005 federal law, and now the state faces consequences if the Legislature doesn’t act

Seattle worried about clashing KeyArena reports, then delayed one

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:09

Seattle knew a Sodo arena study differed with a consultant’s work on whether a KeyArena remodel was feasible, but delayed AECOM’s report and declined to add new facts.

Update: What REAL ID means for Washington state

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:08

Legislature has left action until next year on complying with 2005 federal law.

Utah family’s dog plummets 300 feet during hike, survives

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:02

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A Utah family’s dog is recovering after surviving a 300-foot fall. The McInnes family of Eagle Mountain tells Salt Lake City’s KSL-TV (http://bit.ly/1S47VXE ) on Sunday that Toby, a 1-year-old English Sheepdog poodle, is resting at home. The family was hiking Thursday at Gooseberry Mesa, west of Zion National Park, […]

Texas trip offers reminder that we’re always making history

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 07:00

A stop in Texas shows how we’re always mixing, fighting and making history.

Saudi-led coalition says it will adhere to Yemen cease-fire

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 06:52

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition that has been bombing Yemen’s Houthi rebels for more than a year said it will adhere to a cease-fire that took effect just before midnight Sunday, and the rebels also pledged to halt hostilities. The coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency that […]

UK’s Daily Mail considers bid for Yahoo

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 06:49

The owner of Britain’s Daily Mail is in early discussions over a bid for the ailing U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Wall Street Journal first reported Sunday that the media company is speaking with private equity firms about an offer. A spokesman for the DailyMail.com said that, given the success of that site and Elite […]

Brock on prosthetic leg to throw 1st pitch at Cards opener

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 06:26

ST. LOUIS (AP) — If the St. Louis Cardinals need motivation beyond the pomp and circumstance of the home opener, they’ll be getting it from one of their on-the-mend Hall of Famers. Speedster Lou Brock, whose left leg was amputated just below the knee in the offseason, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch before […]

Photos of the Day: Apr. 10, 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 06:15

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.

First impressions: Sounders 1, Dynamo 1

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 06:10

Chad Marshall netted a game-tying goal late in stoppage time as the Sounders rallied for a 1-1 draw against the Dynamo on Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. These are my first impressions: – A point is a point, but the Sounders stole that one. Say what you will about the black-and-white nature of […]

Photos: Mariners take on Oakland Athletics Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 05:49

Check out game photos from Sunday's Seattle Mariners versus Oakland A's.

With the kiss! Oosthuizen banks in day’s 3rd ace at No. 16

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 05:31

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It seems like anyone can make an ace on No. 16 at the Masters. But how about a hole-in-one off another player’s ball? Louis Oosthuizen carded Sunday’s third “1” at the hole called Redbud, but his was an ace like no other. Oosthuizen’s tee shot hit above the hole and started […]

Jets, Broncos announce trade that sends Clady to New York

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 05:26

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets’ search for a new left tackle didn’t take long. They announced Sunday that they agreed to terms with the Denver Broncos to acquire Ryan Clady to replace the retired D’Brickashaw Ferguson. New York sent a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft to Denver for Clady and a […]

Like magic: Large rabbit nabbed from public farm reappears

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/11/2016 - 05:07

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Like a magic hat trick, a large rabbit named Dolly Parton who disappeared from a Salt Lake County farm has suddenly reappeared. KSL-TV of Salt Lake City reports (http://bit.ly/1Q22kN2) that Wheeler Historic Farm announced Dolly’s return Sunday morning. Employees at the working public farm discovered the rabbit missing around noon […]