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Fed signals plan to keep key rate at record low

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 03:18
The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar.

School police stock up on free military gear

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 03:17
School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

Video: Sounders Top Union in U.S. Open Cup final

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 03:16
The Times' Matt Pentz and Philly.com's Jonathan Tannenwald recap the Sounders' 3-1 extra-time victory over the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday night in Chester, Pa.

The weekly Pac-12 Prankings . . .

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:31
Wherein we take a stern, serious look at the state of football in the conference:

Disney World hot for “Frozen”

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:31
New attraction under construction is inspired by the wildly popular film.

With Boeing, SpaceX, American spaceflight downshifts

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:30
It's one small step for a space program that has taken so many giant leaps backward.

Eastside Catholic's Thybulle nearing college decision

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:28
Eastside Catholic small forward Matisse Thybulle took an official visit to Gonzaga last weekend and apparently is moving closer to making a college decision, according to Scout.com.

Bus service cuts not quite as bad as predicted

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:28
King County Metro Transit has found enough savings to cut 400,000 bus service hours per year instead of the 550,000 hours predicted earlier, General Manager Kevin Desmond said in a news conference this morning.

A bunch of Seattle-Denver odds

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:26
You want some odds and betting props on the NFL and the Seattle-Denver game Sunday? Well, Bovada's got 'em, and we're passing them along:

Family Dollar opposes Dollar General overture

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 02:23
Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.

Everett optometrist accused of molesting young patient

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:20
An Everett optometrist accused of fondling a 10-year-old girl during an eye exam was arrested Tuesday for investigation of child molestation, sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct.

Marijuana ad blitz battles stoner stereotypes

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:16
Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot.

Huskies morning links: On the demise of the fullback at UW

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 01:16
Links on this beautiful Wednesday morning:

Seattle Waterfront: Proposed aquarium expansion would hurt broader plans

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:16
We thank reporter Lynn Thompson for her thorough review  of plans for renovation of Seattle’s waterfront ["Seattle's new waterfront: What it might look like and why," Local News, Sept. 12]. Thanks to years of effort by many dedicated individuals on the Central Waterfront Committee and the

Wednesday Memo: Did you feel the earthquake? ... Microsoft layoffs ... Cool day

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:16
A 4.0 quake rattled parts of the Kitsap Peninsula early this morning, but was felt widely in Puget Sound. There were no reports of injuries.

Britain might learn from split of Czechoslovakia

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:16
If Scotland says yes to independence in Thursday's referendum, there might be a lesson to learn from the amicable split of Czechoslovakia on Jan. 1, 1993. Known as a "velvet divorce," the breakup was nothing like the secessionist wars that raged in Yugoslavia. It was as peaceful and smooth as the 1989 Velvet Revolution that threw off oppressive communist rule in Czechoslovakia, and is considered a success even by its opponents.

Seahawks Daily Top 10: Wes Welker eligible to play Sunday against Seattle

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:09
The day breaks with a bit of news, as the Broncos announced this morning that receiver Wes Welker will be eligible to play Sunday against the Seahawks. Welker is among the players whose suspensions are being ended due to the NFL's new drug policy. Welker also has been cleared after suffering a concu

US current account deficit dips to $98.5 billion

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 09/18/2014 - 00:09
The U.S. current account trade deficit narrowed slightly in the April-June quarter, reflecting gains in exports of oil and civilian aircraft and a bigger surplus in Americans' overseas investment earnings.

Recipe: Confetti Chili Sprinkle

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:16
A simple way to preserve the bounty of summer produce for fall and winter.

Recipe: Grilled Zucchini for the Freezer

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 23:16
A simple way to preserve the bounty of summer produce for fall and winter.