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The 12 things not to miss at Bumbershoot Sunday

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:38
The Bumbershoot 2014 party continues. Far from a lazy Sunday, today offers a continuing slate of quality acts. Here are our picks for keeping your good time going.

Right wing launches misguided protest against Labor Day

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:37
Of all the things to protest: Labor Day? Workers have it hard enough, so leave their one day alone.

China fears new SATs may undercut Communist values

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:37
China is grousing that the SAT may impose American values on its best and brightest, who in preparation for the exam might be studying the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights instead of “The Selected Works of Mao Zedong.”

With war under way in Ukraine, Russians don’t like what little they learn

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:36
Evidence of the extent of Russian military involvement in Ukraine has been dribbling out for months. But recently it also has been leaking into Russia itself, despite an official government policy that what’s happening in Ukraine is all about Ukraine.

Study: Novel heart-failure drug shows big promise

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:31
Heart failure is the leading cause of hospitalization in the United States and Europe.

Live: Seahawks' final cuts for 53-man roster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:31
So here's the deal: The Seahawks must trim their roster to 53 players by 1 p.m. on Saturday. That's the official time their roster must be in to the NFL, but two things worth mentioning: Cuts will be leaked out from agents and from players themselves on Twitter throughout the day and the Seahawks do

Sounders FC blanks Colorado Rapids 1-0

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:25
Only the lineup carried over from Seattle’s 4-2 win in Portland last weekend.

Getting Ferguson majority to show its clout at polls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:25
In Ferguson, which is two-thirds African American but has mostly white elected leaders, only 12 percent of registered voters took part in the last municipal election.

California appeals teacher tenure ruling

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:20
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them.

Only elite quarterbacks have won back-to-back Super Bowls

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 09:20
You pretty much need a Hall of Fame quarterback to win a second straight Super Bowl, the task in front of the Seahawks this season.

Train hits pedestrian on tracks in Mount Vernon

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 08:31
A BNSF freight train struck a pedestrian on the tracks Saturday afternoon in Mount Vernon.

First impressions: Sounders 1, Rapids 0

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 08:16
First impressions from the Sounders 1-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field thanks to Clint Dempsey’s 52nd-minute goal:

6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 08:16
A fire swept through a mobile home in eastern North Carolina early Saturday, killing six people, authorities said.

Bid to expand medical-pot business faces federal hurdles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 08:16
A family of medical-marijuana growers in Colorado is planning to expand to a national market. They are growing marijuana by the acre, and plan to ship oil extract to other states. It’s not pot, they say: It’s hemp, and it’s legal. The federal government may see it otherwise.

Seahawks' final roster

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:36
Here is a look at the Seahawks' final roster:

Rory Scovel's off-the-cuff comedy gets hearty laughs; Garofalo struggles

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:31
Rory Scovel walked on to the Playhouse Theatre stage looking like a disheveled youth pastor, with a scruffy beard and brown corduroy pants, but the Los Angeles-based comedian's material was anything but squeaky clean.

Ferguson rally marks 3 weeks since Brown's death

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:31
Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer three weeks ago to the day. His death stoked national discourse about police tactics and race, which the rally's organizers pledged to continue.

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Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/31/2014 - 07:21