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Lawmakers turn up heat
on troubled ferry system

The ferry Tacoma gets towed on July 29 after an electrical failure left it adrift. This incident was one of several problems to hit the Washington State Ferries this summer, prompting lawmakers to discuss how to fix the ferry system.

Alan Berner / The Seattle Times

The ferry Tacoma gets towed on July 29 after an electrical failure left it adrift. This incident was one of several problems to hit the Washington State Ferries this summer, prompting lawmakers to discuss how to fix the ferry system.

Be prepared for a traffic mess with Highway 99's four-day closure

The four-day closure of Highway 99 in Seattle will bring big slowdowns into and out of downtown, especially for detoured buses. Metro Transit is telling riders to consider alternate forms of transportation.

Extremists behead U.S. journalist, threaten to kill second captive

James Foley, a freelance photojournalist, was taken prisoner in northwest Syria in November 2012 while on assignment for the Global Post. Islamic State posted a video threatening another execution if the U.S. doesn't pull back.

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Working out with an American Ninja Warrior

James "Beast" McGrath, an "American Ninja Warrior" competitor, shares some of his workout routines and mental strategy he uses to be competitive in the show.

Witnessing the Oso mudslide

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Raw video: Summit of Mt. Rainier from Chinook helicopter

Meet the winemakers

Meet the winemakers

View video interviews, conducted by The Seattle Times wine writer Andy Perdue, profiling five of our state's top winemakers.

Who's mad? Who's glad?

Who's mad? Who's glad?

Follow our daily Rant & Rave to see what's getting readers to smile, and what's ticking them off.

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