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Local News

As newly insured seek care, rural doctor shortage worsens
As more people get health-insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act, the doctor shortage in rural areas is worsening. In Port Angeles, for example, a local clinic is turning away 250 callers a week.  Mon, 9/01

Japan hangs on to goal of earthquake prediction
In the U.S., “prediction” has been a bad word among earthquake scientists. But recent quakes have reopened the debate — including about the value of iffy forecasts. Mon, 9/01
5 more Seattle schools get cameras to spot speeders
Seattle’s speed-enforcement cameras are spreading to five more school zones this month, covering a total of nine schools. Mon, 9/01
Research quest takes WSU biologist up oak tree
Michael Knoblauch, a plant-cell biologist at Washington State University, is on a mission to prove a longstanding hypothesis about how nutrients are transported in plants. But he’s running out of time. Mon, 9/01
Seattle colleges attract international students
There’s been a dramatic increase of foreign students coming to study in the U.S. in the last decade, and Seattle has been one of the hot spots for international students. Mon, 9/01
State may run out of money, time to save old Kenmore seminary building
Someone other than the state may have to step up to save the St. Edward State Park seminary building in Kenmore by the end of next year if it’s to continue standing.  Mon, 9/01
2 more Hanford tanks declared empty of waste
The two leak-prone underground tanks are the first to be declared emptied to regulatory requirements this calendar year, and they bring the total number of tanks considered empty to 13 of 149 single-shell nuclear-waste tanks. Mon, 9/01
Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold
Celebrating the Seattle style in a September of runways
Ah, September, a month full of fashion in the city. It starts rolling with “Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway at the Paramount.  Mon, 9/01
Alaska boat named for Oso landslide’s youngest victim
The owner of a boat company in Kenai, Alaska, named a newly built vessel after Sanoah Huestis, to honor landslide victims and rescuers.  Mon, 9/01
Chasing mid-life career change with taxpayers’ help
Chris Fering, of Seattle, is making a midlife career change to become an emergency-room nurse. Taxpayers are helping him make the switch. Mon, 9/01

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Nation & World

UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists. Tue, 9/02

UPDATE - 07:47 AM
Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks
The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:57 AM
Infamous speed trap town investigated over tickets
The north Florida town of Waldo has long had a reputation as a speed trap, and it's no wonder. A small segment of highway that runs through Waldo requires drivers to speed up and slow down six times: 65 mph becomes 55 mph; 55 becomes 45; then goes back to 55; then back down to 45; to 55 again and eventually, 35 mph. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies
When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 06:34 AM
Another flight diverted due to dispute over reclining seat
A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:55 AM
Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher
Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq
An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops
Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops, an official said Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:47 AM
Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000
The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 04:34 AM
Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31
Fierce clashes in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi between Islamist militiamen and rival forces loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 fighters on both sides, a security official said Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:57 AM
Marijuana's hazy contribution to highway deaths
New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked marijuana, climbed into a Subaru Impreza with four friends and drove more than 100 mph before losing control. The car crashed into trees with such force that the vehicle split in half, killing his friends. Tue, 9/02
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'
Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
6 militants killed in US Somalia strike
Al-Shabab's top leader was in one of two vehicles hit Monday night by a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:22 AM
After Gaza war, poll finds support for Hamas rises
The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots
Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press. Tue, 9/02
Americans detained in North Korea call for US help
North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:57 AM
Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin
Starting Tuesday, lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out the city's billions of dollars in debt should be approved. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:42 AM
Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell
A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting attacks inside and outside of the kingdom. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
School starts in Chicago with more safety guards
Chicago children returned to school Tuesday walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
32 teens escape from Nashville detention center
Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:57 AM
Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash
Four of the five people killed in a small-plane crash north of Denver were identified Monday as a woman and her three children. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 06:21 AM
Court halts ridesharing service Uber in Germany
A court has barred ridesharing service Uber from operating in Germany, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 05:56 AM
Germany opens memorial to Nazis' disabled victims
Germany has inaugurated a memorial to more than 200,000 people with physical and mental disabilities who were killed by the Nazis after their lives were deemed "worthless." Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 06:06 AM
Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers
A roadside bomb exploded Tuesday near an armored police vehicle traveling in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, killing 11 police officers, including a senior official, security and medical officials said. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests
Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament demanding his ouster. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:42 AM
Police abandon posts in Lesotho, fear for lives
Police in Lesotho have been told to abandon their posts and not wear uniforms to avoid being targeted in attacks in the kingdom's continuing power vacuum, an official said Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics
For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:28 AM
Study: Action-packed TV might make you snack more
Could action-packed TV fare make you fat? That's the implication of a new study that found people snacked more watching fast-paced television than viewing a more leisurely paced talk show. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:59 AM
UK withdraws warrant for ill boy's parents
U.K. prosecutors have withdrawn the arrest warrant in the case of a British couple who took their 5-year-old son to Spain in hopes of getting a new type of radiation therapy for his brain tumor. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 05:13 AM
UN warns food prices rising in Ebola-hit countries
Food in countries hit by Ebola is getting more expensive and will become scarcer because many farmers won't be able to access fields, a U.N. food agency warned Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 05:18 AM
Officials say Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet
The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet, firing the prime minister for the first time in two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across the country. Tue, 9/02
China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong
China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different. Tue, 9/02
Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight
McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Tue, 9/02
Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq
An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes. Tue, 9/02
Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks
The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. Tue, 9/02
Pakistan parliament meets over political crisis
Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign Tue, 9/02
School to begin in Chicago with more safety guards
Chicago children will walk past even more guards on their first day of school than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day. Tue, 9/02
UK deputy leader criticizes ill boy case
U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says it is inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who spirited their ill 5-year-old child out of the country in order for him to receive a revolutionary type of radiation therapy for a brain tumor. Tue, 9/02
US eating habits improve a bit — except among poor
Americans' eating habits have improved -- except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. Tue, 9/02
US military targets Islamic extremists in Somalia
U.S. military forces attacked the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation in Somalia on Monday, the Pentagon said, in a strike a Somali official said targeted the group's fugitive leader. Tue, 9/02
Poverty rate higher in suburbs than cities, including Seattle area
Across the country, more poor people live in suburbs than live in cities. According to research last year by the Brookings Institution, poverty also was shown to be on the rise in Seattle suburbs.  Mon, 9/01
Beliefs shape views in Ferguson slaying
Many are convinced there was no justification for a white police officer to kill a black 18-year-old because he was unarmed. Many others are certain it was justifiable because they believe he threatened the officer. Mon, 9/01
Gitmo: costly to run, hard to close
More than 12 years after the Bush administration sent the first prisoners to Gitmo, tensions are mounting over whether President Obama can close the prison before leaving office. Mon, 9/01
More women hitting the road on motorcycles
Motorcycle companies are producing smaller, lighter bikes, more suitable for female riders, and featuring more women in their ads — riding the bikes, not decorating them. Mon, 9/01
State program helps Alaskans eat fresh, local food
Boosted by a state program that is helping school districts buy local products, and food-stamp incentives that are luring low-income shoppers to farmers markets, locavore warriors are teaching small farmers how to reach the public, and consumers how and where to buy.  Mon, 9/01
Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks -- some weighing hundreds of pounds -- zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Mon, 9/01
South Carolina political campaign goes to the dogs
In some ways, political campaigning has gone to the dogs in South Carolina. Mon, 9/01
UN backs inquiry of IS group's alleged crimes
The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq. Mon, 9/01
Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?
Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. Mon, 9/01

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Business & Technology

UPDATE - 07:06 AM
1-800-FLOWERS buying Harry & David for $142.5M
1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. is buying Harry & David for $142.5 million to help broaden the assortment of foods that its customers can choose as gifts. Tue, 9/02

UPDATE - 08:00 AM
US stock market wavers in morning trading
U.S. stocks are wavering in morning trading Tuesday as investors look ahead to major economic reports out this week. Central banks meet in Europe and Japan, and the jobs report for August comes out Friday. Tue, 9/02
Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure
Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:55 AM
Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase
Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:55 AM
US home prices rose at slower pace in July
U.S. home prices rose in July but at a slower rate compared with earlier this year. The moderating price increases could help support sales. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:27 AM
Survey: Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted'
Foreign companies in China feel increasingly targeted for unfair enforcement of anti-monopoly and other laws and might cut investment if conditions fail to improve, a U.S. business group said Tuesday. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:55 AM
US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July
U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects will help boost the economy in the second half of this year. Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:55 AM
US manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3½ years
U.S. manufacturing grew in August at the strongest pace in more than three years as factories cranked out more goods and new orders rose. Tue, 9/02
$2.4 billion flop: Atlantic City’s Revel closes after 2 years
The Revel Casino Hotel in hard-hit Atlantic City, N.J., shuts down after only two years; how did that happen? Mon, 9/01
Iliad seeks allies to sweeten offer for T-Mobile
Iliad’s previous cash offer of $33 per share, or $15 billion, for a 56.6 percent stake in T-Mobile, was rejected as too low a month ago.  Mon, 9/01
Fast-food workers to strike again here, in 100 other cities
The organizers say fast-food workers — who are seeking a $15 hourly wage — will go on strike at restaurants in more than 100 cities, including Seattle, and engage in sit-ins in more than a dozen cities. Mon, 9/01
Demand up, supplies down on some fad foods
With today’s tastes running to chia and the so-called ancient grains, like amaranth, flax and quinoa, there are concerns about some shortages. Mon, 9/01
Some tech startups add financing as downtown insurance
While Silicon Valley has more money than it knows what to do with these days, some entrepreneurs are remembering the 1990s dot-com bubble and stocking up on financing now while it’s plentiful.  Mon, 9/01
UPDATE - 07:02 AM
Netflix unveils new way to share recommendations
Netflix is giving its Internet video subscribers a more discreet way to recommend movies and TV shows to their Facebook friends after realizing most people don't want to share their viewing habits with large audiences. Tue, 9/02

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Larry Stone
Seahawks’ Richard Sherman shows his discipline in practice ... preparing to fight boredom
Talented cornerback still working hard despite the fact not many balls could come his way Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:21 AM
True grit: Earl Thomas, Byron Maxwell have what might be “key ingredient” for Seahawks
Seahawks hope other players learn from the example Earl Thomas sets Tue, 9/02
Live chat with UW volleyball player Krista Vansant
 Tue, 9/02
With suspension over, Huskies quarterback Cyler Miles gets nod to start
With his one-game suspension completed, Cyler Miles to take over the offensive helm of the Huskies Mon, 9/01
Mariners start in huge hole, suffer 6-1 loss to Oakland
Starter Chris Young lasts just two-thirds of an inning, allowing five runs on four hits.  Mon, 9/01

Lake Stevens QB Jacob Eason takes steps to become the best
Lake Stevens quarterback Jacob Eason, a highly touted recruit, took time this summer to work on his footwork with QB guru Lavelle Durant. He also committed to Georgia.  Mon, 9/01
Marysville-Pilchuck’s Austin Joyner wants to be a record-breaker
Austin Joyner, Marysville-Pilchuck’s senior running back, needs 2,000 yards to break onto the Washington state top-10 list in rushing yards.  Mon, 9/01
Washington State’s Connor Halliday show great growth in being a team leader
Cougars quarterback replacing frustration with encouragement Mon, 9/01
Husky men eye deep run in NCAA soccer
After playing in its first Elite Eight last season, Washington could be a title contender with a strong club returning. Mon, 9/01
Cole Hamels, three relievers help Philadelphia no-hit Atlanta
Hamels throws six innings before Jake Diekman, Ken Giles and Jonathan Papelbon each pitched a perfect inning in 7-0 victory over Braves. Mon, 9/01
Chicago Sky wins in double overtime; Storm’s Lauren Jackson won’t play for Australia at worlds
Sylvia Fowles and former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot led the Chicago Sky to an 86-84 double-overtime victory over Indiana to force a deciding Game 3 in the Eastern Conference finals. Mon, 9/01
Chris Kirk wins Deutsche Bank Championship by 2 strokes
Chris Kirk posted the biggest victory of his PGA Tour career in the Deutsche Bank Championship. He won by two strokes over Billy Horschel, Russell Henley and Geoff Ogilvy. Mon, 9/01
In a quick reversal, Bryan Walters back on the Seahawks roster while Phil Bates waived
Bryan Walters to give Seahawks depth returning punts and kickoffs Mon, 9/01
Kasey Kahne relieves pressure by qualifying for NASCAR’s Chase
Kasey Kahne of Enumclaw viewed Sunday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway — the second-to-last event of NASCAR’s regular season — as a must-win situation. Kahne put pressure on himself and delivered a victory to clinch a berth in the Chase for the Sprint  Mon, 9/01
Louisville opens coach Bobby Petrino’s 2nd stint at school with victory over Miami
Dominique Brown’s 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian’s 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth backed Louisville’s big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 Monday night. Mon, 9/01
Novak Djokovic copes with heat at U.S. Open
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was able to deal with the heat and advanced at the U.S. Open in New York. Meanwhile, in the women’s bracket, No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard struggled physically before losing to Ekaterina Makarova. Mon, 9/01
Oakland Raiders announce rookie Derek Carr will start at quarterback
Oakland Raiders rookie Derek Carr beat out veteran Matt Schaub for the starting job. Carr passed for 5,083 yards and 50 touchdowns last season at Fresno State and was drafted in the second round. Mon, 9/01
Taijuan Walker provides strong relief in September call-up
Heeding manager Lloyd McClendon’s advice, Walker throws six innings, allowing one run and striking out five. Mon, 9/01
Sounders’ Marco Pappa gets called up to Guatemala national team
Midfielder will miss at least two games to play for team in El Salvador. Mon, 9/01
Tacoma loses season finale to Fresno, 9-5
Rainiers finish season 74-70 after allowing Grizzlies to score six runs in fifth inning.  Mon, 9/01
2014 prep football preview: WesCo 3A
Marysville-Pilchuck is poised to continue its North Division dominance, but Arlington drops down from 4A this season to join Oak Harbor in pursuit. Mon, 9/01
2014 prep football preview: WesCo 4A
Injury issues have plagued Lake Stevens in recent years, but Vikings are poised for success in 2014. Mon, 9/01
Emerald Downs results
Racing results for Monday, Sept. 1 Mon, 9/01
On the Air
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NEW - 06:15 AM
Circle-singing leader embraces all voices
Meet Debby Watt, a classically trained vocalist who now holds circle sings, improvisational communal sessions where all are welcome, regardless of ability. It’s almost like church, says one participant.  Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:15 AM
NW books
‘The Family’ in paperback; a tribute to Russell Wilson
New books by Seattle-area authors — talking less and doing more about inequality; David Laskin’s “The Family,” new in paperback; a tribute to Seahawk Russell Wilson and a picture book about many variations of a patriotic song.  Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:15 AM
New DVDs
‘Draft Day,’ Night Moves,’ ‘Moms’ Night Out’
New DVD releases for Tuesday, Sept. 2, include the sports film “Draft Day,” starring Kevin Costner; the environmental thriller “Night Moves”; several documentaries; and a faith-based comedy, “Moms’ Night Out.”  Tue, 9/02
UPDATE - 07:47 AM
'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office
The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes. Tue, 9/02
TV Picks for Tuesday, Sept. 2: ‘The Story of Frozen,’ ‘Food Fighters’ and ‘Drunk History’
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NEW - 06:02 AM
A new twist to brown-bag lunches
It’s good to have some healthful brown-bag lunch recipes in your repertoire. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:15 AM
Dear Carolyn
Emotional quandary follows friend’s death
Showing you care can be a comfort, writes Carolyn Hax, and your tears won’t be a “reminder” of grief for someone who is already grieving. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:05 AM
Make your own nut butter
The nationwide recall of almond and peanut butters couldn’t have come at a worse time — with kids going back to school. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:03 AM
Recipe: Mixed Bean Salad With Pickled Ginger
A fresh, light mixed bean salad, using options like butter beans, black-eyed peas and both green and yellow wax beans, enhanced with strips of pickled ginger and thinly sliced scallions. Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:03 AM
Some tips on making chutney
Preserve summer’s flavors by making chutney. Tue, 9/02

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Travel & Outdoors

NEW - 06:20 AM
New restaurants turn Ashland into culinary destination
At least 10 popular and hyper-local food spots have opened or been revamped in the southern Oregon town, home to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  Tue, 9/02
NEW - 06:25 AM
Remembering Sept. 11 at New York sites
A 9/11 memorial, museum and tours help visitors pay their respects.  Tue, 9/02
Travel Troubleshooter
Airlines profiting, fliers hurting, and Senate is taking look
Fees — and passenger privacy — are under review by U.S. Senate committee amid airlines’ record profits and passenger protests.  Mon, 9/01

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Editorial: Joe Fain, Pat Sullivan and Chris Barringer in 47th Legislative District
The Times recommends Sen. Joe Fain, R-Covington, Democrat Chris Barringer for House Position 1, and Rep. Pat Sullivan, D-Covington, for Position 2. Mon, 9/01
Guest: Supreme Court should tread carefully with Legislature threats in McCleary education case
The state Supreme Court should exercise caution in its threats to find the Legislature in contempt for failing to fully fund education, according to guest columnists Chris Gregoire and John Spellman.  Mon, 9/01
Ann McFeatters / Syndicated columnist
Export-Import Bank not exactly a battle royal
The hot issue in the midterm elections is the fate of the Export-Import Bank, writes syndicated columnist Ann McFeatters Mon, 9/01

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