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The Wrap / Ron Judd
With ethical questions surrounding the conduct of his first lady, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is campaigning to win an unprecedented fourth term. The controversy chips away at the reputation of one of the Northwest’s most prominent politicians of the past generation.
Tips for parents to help kids cope with tragic events.
All Rise, a 14-month rotating installation of public art on Denny Way in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, looks to engage passers-by.
It may take a week before archaeologists investigate the soil, where a deposit of shells stopped work on a repair pit for tunnel machine Bertha.
Road construction and home games for the Sounders and Huskies are expected to slow motorists in several Seattle-area locations this weekend.
Serbian FA:UEFA awards Serbia 3-0 win over Albania but deducts 3 points .
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Redshirt freshman quarterback Troy Williams will make his first start for Washington on Saturday, against Arizona State at Husky Stadium. Sophomore QB Cyler Miles exited last week’s game at Oregon with a concussion.
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After one of the toughest games in a long time for the usually reliable Seahawks special-teams unit comes another challenge — the loss of returner Bryan Walters due to a concussion.
After discussions on a new deal with the Tampa Bay Rays bogged down, manager Joe Maddon exercised an opt-out clause in his contract. He guided the low-payroll Rays to the playoffs four times in his nine seasons.
Two of the game’s most up-tempo offenses will try and pack as many plays as possible into four quarters of football Saturday at Martin Stadium. The Wildcats average 87.8 offensive plays per game. The Cougars nearly keep pace with the Wildcats, averaging 81.6 offensive plays per game.
Chico McClatcher scores three touchdowns as Federal Way wins the SPSL 4A Northwest title.
Percy Harvin was asked if he was ready to make his debut Sunday with the New York Jets against the Buffalo Bills.
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Bitner Wilson scores with 31 seconds left to lift Auburn Mountainview.
A closer look at Saturday’s UW-Arizona State matchup.
Junior Ngauamo rushed for 167 yards and scored three touchdowns as 10th-ranked Kennedy Catholic defeated Foster, 49-0, in a Seamount league matchup Thursday night at Highline Memorial Stadium. Kennedy must now beat Hazen on Oct. 31 to clinch a playoff spot in Class 3A.
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Marcus Mariota matched his season high with five touchdown passes and set the Oregon record for career passing yards in the No. 6 Ducks’ 59-41 victory over California in a Pac-12 game Friday night.
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Paul Wells scores four touchdowns as Newport clinches a KingCo 4A playoff berth.
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Tennis ace Rafael Nadal, ranked No. 3 in the world, will have season-ending appendicitis surgery next month, ruling him out of the upcoming Paris Masters and the ATP finals in London.
Playing for the first time since Sept. 14 at the Tour Championship, Henley one-putted 10 greens on the Seaside course at Sea Island and tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead into the weekend.
Carli Lloyd scored two goals for the United States in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico, securing a trip to next year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada and a spot in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship final Sunday against Costa Rica.
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Libero Cassie Strickland had a career-high six service aces as third-ranked Washington beat Utah 25-22, 25-13, 27-25 Friday night before 2,958 at Alaska Airlines Arena.
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The Vancouver Canucks lost 7-3 to the Avalanche in Colorado after getting outscored 6-1 in the last two periods. Jarome Iginla had two goals and an assist for the Avs.
A look at Saturday’s WSU-Arizona matchup
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Saturday’s Sounders-Galaxy showdown at CenturyLink Field could come down to a question that has defined an era of U.S. soccer, to the protagonists whose career choices have split fans for nearly a decade and whose divergent paths are intersecting for a grand finale. Clint or Landon?
An alarming lack of institutional oversight at the University of North Carolina allowed an academic fraud scandal to run unchecked for nearly two decades and has the school reeling from the scandal's fallout.
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Boys soccer results for Friday, Oct. 24
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Football scores for the week of Oct. 20
Cross-country results for Thursday, Oct. 23
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Swimming results for Friday, Oct. 24
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Tennis results for Friday, Oct. 24
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The stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note Friday, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and other big U.S. companies.
Apple’s new iPads, the iPaid Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3, are the best tablets on the market today. Expensive, too.
Former Boeing employees who have not yet retired have until Oct. 31 to tell the company whether they want a lump-sum check in December or a monthly annuity payment that begins the same month, or reject both options.
What happens in Europe can’t stay there, even in the Asian Century, because of the EU’s huge size and influence on the global economy.
Last December, the delivery giants were caught off-guard by bad weather and a surge in last-minute online shopping. Preparations on under way to not go through that again.
Volatility and sell-offs seen last week often provide a base for another move higher in stocks, market observers say.
This week the average rate on the 30-year loan fell to 3.92 percent, and that is sparking a boomlet of homeowners looking to refinance. But it remains to be seen whether the uptick in refinancing will turn into an extended boom.
The vote against Chiquita’s plan to acquire Fyffes comes after a monthslong effort in which the banana producer tried to strike a tax-inversion deal, only to be foiled by the emergence of an unusual group of Brazilian bidders.
Q&A with Patrick Marshall
Patrick Marshall offers advice on backup services and the pros and cons that come with them, and also answers a question about what may be a “trivial” issue or a malware problem.
With mortgage rates sliding for a fifth straight week, the possibility of locking in a rate below 4 percent is tempting for consumers and could unleash a wave of refinancing. It may even convince some Americans to buy their first home.
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
The company’s third-quarter earnings came in almost 10 percent higher than the average forecast, but stock traders seemed focused on a couple of disappointing details.
Chiquita shareholders have rejected plans to merge with Irish fruit importer Fyffes that would have made the world's largest banana supplier.
Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news.
U.S. sales of new homes were nearly flat in September, after the government sharply revised downward what was initially an August surge in buying.
Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station.
Flu viruses and Ebola viruses take different routes to the same biological goal: get into new hosts and replicate.
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Even before quarantine details had been worked out, a nurse who recently worked with Ebola patients in West Africa flew into Newark Liberty International Airport and was ordered quarantined; she was hospitalized after developing a fever.
Alan Eustace cut himself loose from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere and plummeted toward Earth at speeds that peaked at 822 mph, setting off a small sonic boom. “It was a wild, wild ride,” he said.
Efforts to determine what caused the intrusion were to continue, including analysis of data collected from underwater sensors and sonars.
A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.
One candidate in Ukraine's parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday urged North Korea to release two detained Americans to build goodwill with the United States, but ruled out providing a U.S. apology to Pyongyang to win their freedom.
Turkish authorities say the consulates of Canada, Belgium and Germany in Istanbul have been evacuated after receiving suspicious packages Friday.
James Tien, leader of the conservative Liberal Party, has a reputation for being a rebel among conservatives.
Keene police have made the first arrest as a result of asking the public for photos of the violent disturbances during a family-friendly pumpkin festival last weekend.
Police have charged a 65-year-old western Pennsylvania man with kicking a 102-year-old woman in the shin when he was visiting his mother in a nursing home.
Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."
The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes.
Molten flow from a volcanic cone within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is advancing upon the community of Pahoa.
When the Miss Uganda contestants arrived at this sprawling farm outside Kampala, they quickly realized their high-heels would not be useful. So they put on gumboots and strutted awkwardly as they took turns learning how to milk a cow.
A Philippine official says the United States will pay 87 million pesos ($1.9 million) for damage caused by a U.S. Navy minesweeper that ran aground on a protected coral reef last year.
The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March.
Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead.
A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began.
Government leaders gathered in a show of resolution a day after a deadly attack on Canada's Parliament, as authorities and everyday Canadians sifted through confounding shards of the gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power.
The whistle-blower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.
The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said.
After an American was released from North Korean custody, the attention has now focused on two other U.S. citizens still in its jails, and at least one North Korean legal expert has some unusual advice to offer: let Washington formally apologize to Pyongyang, and the country's leader will consider pardoning them.
Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening.
Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether.
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Walla Walla winemaker Eric Dunham died Thursday in Cannon Beach, Ore., at age 44.
North Korea released one U.S. citizen this week. The reclusive regime should also return Kenneth Bae to his family. The former Washington state resident is nearing two years in captivity.
Urge Congress to place ageism on par with discrimination based on race, gender and religion, writes guest columnist Tony Provine.
North Korea’s release of American Jeffrey Fowle and other developments signals the government is concerned about how the world views it, write guest columnists Katrina Lantos Swett and Mary Ann Glendon.
The most chilling twist in the new cyber jihadism is: targeting young girls with the lure of false romance, writes Kansas City Star columnist Mary Sanchez.
William Gibson’s latest novel, “The Peripheral,” merges past, present and future, in the rural South and quasi-contemporary London, in a dazzling tale of murder and alternate realities. Gibson appears Tuesday, Oct. 28, at Seattle’s University Book Store.
Mathew Wright, the new artistic director of West Seattle’s ArtsWest Playhouse, opens the company’s new season with the musical “Dogfight.”
A review of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” by Christopher Durang, at Seattle’s ACT Theatre.
A new piece at Suyama Space in Seattle’s Belltown, “Never Finished,” is alight with hundreds of fluorescent tubes that offer a buzzy contrast to the venue’s rustic interior.
There are several events remaining in the citywide homage to dramatist Samuel Beckett, including an Oct. 27 lecture-performance by Bill Irwin.
“Death Comes to Pemberley,” an adaptation of P.D. James’ 2011 mystery novel of the same name, plunges the now-married pair from “Pride and Prejudice” into murder. The 2-part drama airs on consecutive Sundays, Oct. 26 and Nov. 2, on PBS.
The chicken at the new Cascade takeout window Mary’s Kitchen is among the best in town.
Northwest Symphony Orchestra will perform Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” on Oct. 25, with accompanying images on a big screen from NASA and local astrophotographer Andy Ermolli.
A TV-news roundup: the new NBC comic-book hero drama is a show still in search of its soul; veteran actor Langella will join FX’s Cold-War drama; and “Gotham” tops Video on Demand ratings.
A review of “Opposing Forces,” by Seattle choreographer Amy O’Neal at On the Boards.
TV picks for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, include the new “Constantine” on NBC, “The Amazing Race” on CBS and “America’s Next Top Model” on The CW.
Seattle Symphony, the Symphony Chorale and vocal soloists will perform one of Mozart’s best-loved and most heartfelt works on Oct. 30, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, 2014.
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Fit for Life
Sitting for long periods is bad for us. It slows blood circulation to the legs, shortens hip flexors and weakens the back, core and glutes.
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The country’s new constitution bans discrimination, including against gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered people, making South Africa the first on this overwhelmingly homophobic continent — and one of the few in the world — to do so.
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The Natural Gardener
You’ll find not only a fine, concise introductory essay on the history of gardens in our region, but also photos, descriptions and details sure to lure you out to visit gardens new and familiar.
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Photo safari leader Joe Van Os built for himself a home that screams “Eddie Bauer meets Godzilla.” As he says, “I wanted a Northwest home with a big Japanese influence.” Designed by architect Stephen Bobbitt.
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Bobotie, a minced-meat casserole from South Africa, strikes a balance between nursery food and exotic dining in a way that will make just about everyone happy.
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Now & Then
The city’s Great Fire of June 6, 1889, burned everything on the waterfront south of University Street. The fire was ignited by a volatile mix of upset boiling glue and carpenter’s shavings.
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Beyond the movie’s glow, Santa Ynez Valley wine shines.
Husband is willing to reveal his secret, but wife doesn’t want to tell their children.
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