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Boeing to shift most defense work out of Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 08:04
By Andrea Shalal and Alwyn Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Monday said it would move the majority of its defense services and support work out of Washington state to other U.S. cities, affecting the jobs of about 2,000 of its 5,200 defense employees in the Puget Sound region. The changes, first reported by Reuters earlier Monday, are part of ongoing efforts by Boeing to streamline its ...

Washington State coach Mike Leach predicts the extinction of humankind

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 07:37
Washington State coach Mike Leach went on a rant where he asserted that technology is destroying human relationships.

Washington state fire crew rescues baby hamsters; photo goes viral

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 07:01
A Washington state firefighter treating a baby hamster with a tiny oxygen mask is the latest social media image to capture the attention of people around the world.

Boeing to shift some defense work out of Washington state: sources

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:51
By Andrea Shalal and Alwyn Scott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co on Monday said it would move the majority of its defense services and support work out of Washington state to other U.S. cities, affecting the jobs of about 2,000 of its 5,200 defense employees in the Puget Sound region. The changes, first reported by Reuters earlier Monday, are part of ongoing efforts by Boeing to streamline its ...

Boeing to shift some defense work out of Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 06:27
WASHINGTON: Boeing Co plans to announce further streamlining of its defense business on Tuesday, moving significant portions of its defense operations out of Washington state, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The consolidation would focus on defense support services and would not affect Boeing’s P-8A spy plane or KC-46 aerial refueling tanker programs, the sources said ...

Obama efforts to oust Assad pushed to back burner

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 05:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — By President Barack Obama's own admission, U.S. efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad have been pushed to the back burner by a bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that could ultimately help him stay in power.

Arsonist suspected in up to 23 blazes in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 01:27
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks, destroying two homes and burning parched grassland amid a destructive wildfire season, officials said on Monday. The 23 fires set since Sept. 9 outside Spokane, Washington's second-largest city, have been mostly confined to the same area ...

Will early voting start Tuesday?

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 21:18
WASHINGTON – State officials were waiting this morning for a ruling by U.S. Supreme Court Justice, who can either uphold or block an order by a federal judge that requires early voting in the state to begin Tuesday.

Monday morning trivia - Cal edition

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 20:00
Washington State pulled off a ridiculous comeback against Utah on Saturday so obviously the CCMMTQ this week is going to be geared around comeback questions, right? Asking when the last time WSU pulled off a 21-point comeback would be futile when the answer is in a tweet embedded on the front page. Q1: You probably know WSU's last 21-point comeback came in 1988 against UCLA.

WSU football: some things we learned from beating Utah in a monsoon

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:49
In a storm of almost biblical proportions in Salt Lake City, Washington State fell behind 21-0 before battling back to win 28-27. Playing the entire game in drenching rain and high winds, the Cougars fought through their own mistakes and pulled out a tough victory over Utah. Washington State (2-3) endured never-ending rain and wind, mistakes, punt returns, and a 21-point deficit at Utah (3-1) on ...

Fresno State basketball recruiting: Top-150 recruit Nate Grimes picks Bulldogs.

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 08:22
Nate Grimes announces his commitment to Fresno State The Fresno State basketball program received a major commitment today from Nate Grimes, a 6'7" Forward from Desert Pines High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grimes, who had several offers from schools including Boston College, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon State, San Diego State, UMass, USC and Washington State, announced his commitment ...

Washington State escapes Utah with 28-27 victory

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:28
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Things were supposed to be different for Utah this fall after two straight losing seasons. For the Utes, it turned out to be the same old story in another forgettable Pac-12 opener. Washington State rallied from a three touchdown deficit to beat Utah ...

Washington State escapes Utah with 28-27 victory

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 14:14
Washington State rallied from a three touchdown deficit to beat Utah 28-27 on Saturday night largely because the Utes showcased many of the same problems that have plagued them since entering the Pac-12. Mayle, who had eight receptions for 120 yards, sped untouched 81 yards for the go-ahead touchdown. Again, White broke up a fourth-down pass intended for receiver Dres Anderson, who didn't have a ...

Washington State comeback tops Utah, 28-27

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 13:17
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Connor Halliday threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning score to Vince Mayle, and Washington State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to shock Utah 28-27 on Saturday night.

Utes squander lead, game to Washington State, 28-27

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 13:02
Utah's early 21-0 advantage fails to hold up in Pac-12 setback at Rice-Eccles Stadium

Washington State comeback tops Utah, 28-27

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:28
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Down 21-0 and already soaked by a downpour by the end of the first quarter, Washington State coach Mike Leach gathered his team around him. "When you stop beating yourselves, you'll find a way to win this game," Leach told his team, not ...

Washington State comeback tops Utah, 28-27

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:26
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Connor Halliday threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winning score to Vince Mayle, and Washington State overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to shock Utah 28-27 on Saturday night.

Washington state parks offer free parking Saturday

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 03:20
Saturday is a free day at Washington state parks. Visitors will not need a Discovery Pass to visit and park.

Washington state parks offer free parking Saturday

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 09/28/2014 - 02:03
Saturday is a free day at Washington state parks. Visitors will not need a Discovery Pass to visit and park.