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Teatro ZinZanni ignites a ‘Hot Spot’

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 05:01
A brief review of Teatro ZinZanni’s spring show near Seattle Center.

Blaine Harden’s story of the tyrant and the fighter pilot

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 03/27/2015 - 02:37
Blaine Harden’s book “The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot” interweaves two stories: that of North Korean dictator Kim Il Sung and No Kum Sok, a Korean fighter pilot who stole a jet and flew it to freedom. Harden discusses his book Friday, March 27, at Town Hall Seattle.

‘Home’: a close encounter with colorful aliens

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:16
A movie review of “Home”: This animated feature, about purple aliens invading Earth, works moderately well thanks largely to the voice talents of Jim Parsons and Steve Martin. Rating: 2.5 stars out of 4.

Microsoft to require vendors give contract workers benefits

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:01
In what a top Microsoft exec says is a step that is “good for the people and good for business,” companies that provide contract workers to the software giant will have to provide 15 days of paid leave each year to those employees.

The great Beanie Baby bubble, and how and why it burst

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 06:31
Zac Bissonnette’s book “The Great Beanie Baby Bubble” tells the true story of a line of coveted plush toys that were among the most popular collectibles in America — until they weren’t.

Tomato, potato ... you can have both with ‘Ketchup ’n’ Fries’ plant

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 01:28
A grafted plant known as ‘Ketchup ’n’ Fries’ produces tomatoes and potatoes. The plant, introduced last spring in England, will be available soon locally.

Skagit Valley tulips bloom early in 2015

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 23:35
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, April 1-30, La Conner and surrounding area.

Toppled fish truck makes a stinker of a commute Tuesday night

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 21:34
When an overturned truck blocked Highway 99 southbound, the evening commute in downtown Seattle was gridlocked.

Rant & Rave: Lost wallet returned on Friday the 13th; drivers ignoring traffic signs

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 07:16
Readers happy for returned wallet, vent over ignored traffic signs.

Ex-WSU standout James Hasty hired as Franklin High football coach

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 06:18
He joins Ballard’s Joey Thomas and Garfield’s Derek Sparks as Metro city school coaches who have played professionally.

Seattle consumer prices up 1.1 percent annually

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 06:01
Food and housing costs were up, while gas prices fell sharply.

FBI: Man admits fatal shooting at Emerald Queen Casino

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 06:01
The man accused of killing a motorist outside the Tacoma casino admitted shooting the man, but said it was self-defense, an FBI agent says.

Newcomers arriving in record numbers, but from where?

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:48
According to Department of Licensing numbers, 2014 saw the biggest migration to the area ever.

Former SPD assistant chiefs get new assignments

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:31
After a recent shake-up in the Seattle Police Department’s top command, four recently demoted assistant chiefs have been reassigned to new jobs.

More spinach recalled for listeria fears, including Wash.

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:30
Twin City Foods of Stanwood has recalled more frozen spinach that may be contaminated with listeria after the Snohomish County firm received the product from a California supplier.

New York’s LaGuardia may get cross-country flights

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:16
The airport, which is desperately in need of upgrades, currently limits flights Sundays through Fridays to a distance of 1,500 miles.

Level 1 sex offender charged with voyeurism

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:16
An Auburn sex offender was charged last week with voyeurism, accused of photographing a 17-year-old girl in the restroom of a Federal Way restaurant. Previously convicted of exposing himself to two young sisters, Jason Halter has repeatedly violated his community supervision.

Many with health-plan subsidies will need to pay some back

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 03/25/2015 - 05:10
The first year that tax returns need to account for health insurance is demonstrating that it has been difficult for many health-exchange insurance customers to estimate their income for the year, an estimate that determined subsidies they may have received.