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Tuesday morning notes and links: Seahawks paid Harvin for last week

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 04:01
As I wrote for today's paper, the Seahawks --- at least the coaches and higher-ups --- want to put the Percy Harvin trade behind them as quickly as possible.

Rewind: Live chat about lead poisoning at gun ranges

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 04:01
Readers joined reporters for a live chat about Times investigation into lead lead-poisoning issues at gun ranges.

Young, talented, coming to Seattle | Jon Talton

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:17
If you read the news reports on a new study by the think tank City Observatory, you might think Seattle is missing out on the coveted demographic of young people with college degrees.

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:17
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:17
Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

Kimberly-Clark to cut up to 1,300 jobs

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:16
Kimberly-Clark plans to eliminate up to 1,300 jobs as part of restructuring efforts aimed at reducing costs and making its business more efficient.

Coming soon to Bend, Ore.: Whitewater parks offer river thrills

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 03:05
$9.7 million river project under way to give surfers and kayakers hot times in city’s center.

US existing home sales rise in September

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 02:25
U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

Car collides with Oregon log truck; 2 killed

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 02:22
The Associated Press

Marco Pappa provides energy for Sounders in draw with Los Angeles

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:24
Perhaps coincidentally, but the Sounders scored twice in three minutes after Marco Pappa entered the lineup Sunday against the Galaxy.

Metro tiebreaker games tonight

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:22
Nathan Hale, Ingraham and Chief Sealth will play a Kansas City tiebreaker today at Memorial Stadium at 6 p.m. to break a three-way lock for second place in the Metro Valley. The loser's season come to an end.

Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:18
After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western edges of the country where the capital is located with dozens of people falling sick each day, the government said Tuesday. So many people are dying that removing bodies is reportedly a problem.

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:01
Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

Latest west side trout plants will boost action clear into winter holidays

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:30
%%%359892d10a3fc0f08874e2d5fb655a8f%%%The fall and winter trout fisheries around Western Washington will get a huge boost as state Fish and Wildlife plans to dump 340,000 trout into 47 local lakes.

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:30
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack Jerusalem buses over ad

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:25
Dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews hurled stones and slashed the tires of buses bearing ads promoting female worship at a key Jerusalem holy site, Israeli police said Tuesday.

Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 00:19
Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.