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Local News

NEW - 05:01 PM
Attackers sought in 2 separate stabbings
Police investigate two separate, nonfatal stabbings in Seattle on Tuesday. Tue, 9/23
 
US Soccer stands by decision; Hope Solo can continue to play
U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. Tue, 9/23


 
Washington files lawsuit against online company
Washington state's attorney general is suing a Philadelphia-based online company that he says used deceptive marketing tactics on millions of customers across the country. Tue, 9/23
 
Study says natural factors, not humans, behind West Coast warming
The rise in temperatures along the West Coast over the past century is almost entirely due to natural forces — not human emissions of greenhouse gases, according to a major new study. But that doesn’t refute the idea that humans are contributing to global climate change, the authors say. Mon, 9/22
 
Climate activist fuels fight to switch control of state Senate
California billionaire Tom Steyer — a climate activist and political ally of Gov. Jay Inslee — has entered Washington state’s 2014 elections in a big way with a $1 million donation here. Mon, 9/22
 
Report: Bremerton-Seattle ferry was not overloaded, no need to turn back
A flaw in a handheld clicker led ferry dock workers in Bremerton to overcount the walk-on passengers, a state inquiry found. Mon, 9/22
 
Seattle OKs $1 fine for adding too much food to garbage bins
Seattle residents could start getting small fines next year for putting too much compostable material into the trash. Mon, 9/22
 
Mayor unveils budget, wants performance-based accounting
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray delivered a budget proposal Monday and said he wants to spend money based on outcomes and not history. Mon, 9/22
 
Seattle hitting ‘reset button’ in move to dismiss public pot-use tickets
City attorneys plan to seek dismissal of 100 pot-use tickets tainted by one police officer’s political agenda, while Seattle police announced new steps to better teach officers and citizens about the ban on smoking marijuana in public. Mon, 9/22
 
What would 15% cut mean for state’s colleges?
Washington’s public college and university presidents decline to make a “hit list” of programs to cut and say less money would mean higher tuition and lower enrollments. Mon, 9/22
 
Nicole Brodeur's Names in Bold
Will Ferrell cracks wise and hands out cash, for a cause
Will Ferrell stopped by the Cancer for College benefit last week and opened his wallet, literally, for charity. At the Seattle Rocks the Runway fashion show, there were many stylish shoes and one glum child. Mon, 9/22
 
Rock quarry working day and night for Boeing 777X
Snohomish County has given a Granite Falls quarry permission to truck rocks, gravel and sand at night until 3 a.m. to keep up with the needs of contractors building the new Boeing 777X factory at Everett. Mon, 9/22
 
Disabled people could lose in budget cuts
If budget-reduction scenarios ordered by the state become a reality, thousands of disabled people would be affected, according to new reports. Mon, 9/22
 

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Nation & World

UPDATE - 04:52 PM
Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start
The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained campaign showcasing a rare U.S.-Arab partnership aimed at Muslim extremists. Tue, 9/23


 
UPDATE - 05:27 PM
Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY
Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to "bury me alive." Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 03:54 PM
U.S. officials: Khorasan Group was close to terror attack
The U.S. decision to strike the Khorasan Group to stop a possible terror attack represents a significant expansion of the largely secret war against core al-Qaida, a group President Barack Obama has proclaimed was "a shadow of its former self." Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 04:59 PM
Water gushing from glacier triggered Mount Shasta mudslide, scientists say
Government scientists say exceptionally hot, dry conditions and a lack of insulating snowpack primed Mount Shasta for the massive mudslide that rumbled down over the weekend. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:43 PM
Turkey considers military role against ISIL
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab operations against the Islamic State group to include military involvement. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 05:10 PM
Wind energy proposal would light Los Angeles homes
An alliance of four companies proposed an $8 billion project Tuesday that within a decade could send wind power generated on the plains of Wyoming to households in Southern California. Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 02:52 PM
Tribes from US, Canada sign bison treaty
Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance to restore bison to areas of the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains where millions of the animals once roamed. Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 03:56 PM
Judge dismisses snowboarder suit against ski area
A federal judge in Utah on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit brought by snowboarders against one of the last ski resorts in the country to prohibit their sport, ruling that boarders don't have a constitutional right to practice their sport at the private resort. Tue, 9/23
 
Los Angeles Register newspaper ends publication
The Los Angeles Register, which debuted in April as a challenger to the Los Angeles Times, has ceased publication. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 05:27 PM
Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work
The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 05:10 PM
San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid
An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:51 PM
Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate
In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:51 PM
Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson
Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between minorities and police. Tue, 9/23
 
Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak
Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the deadly virus behaves. The first cases were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 -- before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:05 PM
Wharf fire disrupts Los Angeles-area ports
A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down because of worries about unhealthy smoke. Tue, 9/23
 
Afghanistan's Karzai takes one last swipe at US
Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai used his farewell speech on Tuesday to take one last swipe at the United States, capping a long-testy relationship with the accusation that America hasn't wanted peace in Afghanistan. The U.S. ambassador called the comments ungracious and ungrateful. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:41 PM
Hillary Clinton highlights gender as 2016 looms
Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign emphasized her experience, competence and preparation to become president. Her 2016 pitch could be simpler: She'd be the first female president. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 05:27 PM
Filmmaker: Ambush suspect was odd but not a threat
Eric Frein obsessively collected military memorabilia, dismissed his fellow war re-enactors as dilettantes, and took his hobby so seriously that he spoke French during a simulated Vietnam War-era interrogation, according to a filmmaker who interviewed the man now suspected of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 03:56 PM
Florida man admits to killing daughter, 6 grandchildren in 911 call
With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself. Tue, 9/23
 
Fraternities to train members to help stop assault
Eight college fraternities announced Tuesday an effort to work together on new training aimed at combating sexual misconduct, hazing and binge drinking. Tue, 9/23
 
Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov
The government's own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability -- but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site's security features. Tue, 9/23
 
Indian spacecraft on course to enter Mars orbit
India will soon know if its first interplanetary mission will achieve its goal, when a spacecraft built with homegrown technology for a remarkably low price tag of $75 million begins its final maneuvers into orbit around Mars. Tue, 9/23
 
Indian zoo: Tiger kills man who climbed into moat
A white tiger killed a young man who climbed over a fence at the New Delhi zoo and jumped into the animal's enclosure Tuesday, a spokesman said. Tue, 9/23
 
Los Angeles Register ends publication immediately
The Los Angeles Register has announced that it will cease publication immediately. Tue, 9/23
 
Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority
Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Tue, 9/23
 
Mother of Columbine shooter has book deal
The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold is planning a memoir in which she will confront the "indescribable grief and shame" she has lived with since the 1999 tragedy. Tue, 9/23
 
Rights of same-sex military spouses vary by state
On the wall over her bunk in Kuwait, Marine Cpl. Nivia Huskey proudly displays a collection of sonogram printouts of the baby boy her pregnant spouse is carrying back home in North Carolina. If all goes as planned, the 28-year-old military policewoman will return to Camp Lejeune in time for a January delivery at an on-base hospital. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:52 PM
Secret Service interviewed accused intruder twice
Secret Service agents in Virginia and Washington earlier this summer twice interviewed an Army veteran accused of climbing over a White House fence during the weekend and running into the executive mansion in the two months before the embarrassing security breach, a federal law enforcement said Tuesday. Tue, 9/23
 
Sierra Leone: 130 Ebola cases found in lockdown
Health teams that went door-to-door in Sierra Leone found 130 confirmed cases of Ebola during a nationwide shutdown to slow the spread of the disease, an official said Tuesday, as authorities consider repeating the unprecedented exercise. Tue, 9/23
 
Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides
A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. Tue, 9/23
 
Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker
A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday. Tue, 9/23
 
Ex US Marine imprisoned in Iran can call home
The family of a former U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several times a week. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:43 PM
Syrian refugees in Turkey reach 150,000
Refugees streaming into Turkey from Syria say their home city, once bustling with 400,000 citizens, has become a ghost town, emptied of all people but a few thousand fighters trying to hold off an onslaught by Islamic militants. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 04:52 PM
Federal prison population drops by roughly 4,800
The federal prison population has dropped in the last year by roughly 4,800, the first time in several decades that the inmate count has gone down, according to the Justice Department. Tue, 9/23
 
Iran leader: Strikes in Syria illegal, no gov't OK
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they were not approved by or coordinated with Syria's government. Tue, 9/23
 
Islamic militants parade captured Iraqi soldiers
The Islamic State group on Tuesday paraded captured Iraqi troops through the streets of a militant stronghold west of Baghdad, residents said. Tue, 9/23
 
Man sentenced for burglary ring involving 2 sons
A father is joining his two sons in prison for what authorities say was a two-generation burglary ring that targeted homes in three upstate New York counties. Tue, 9/23
 
Suicide bomber targets army in Pakistan, kills 5
A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a convoy of security forces in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing five people and wounding 29 others, police said. Tue, 9/23
 
Air France pilots protest in Paris streets as strike continues
Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France's National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff. Tue, 9/23
 
US, Arab allies hit IS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State group military strongholds in Syria and Iraq as a simultaneous U.S. strike attacked an al-Qaida cell of hardened veterans with "significant explosives skills" said to be plotting attacks on the U.S. and Western interests, the U.S. military said. Tue, 9/23
 
Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance
Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges. Tue, 9/23
 
Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed
Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. Tue, 9/23
 
Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria
A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq. Tue, 9/23
 
Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft
The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning -- the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau. Tue, 9/23
 
Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones
Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. Tue, 9/23
 
Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases
Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic. Tue, 9/23
 
SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. Tue, 9/23
 
State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody
Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said. Tue, 9/23
 
Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials. Tue, 9/23
 
Ukraine rebels say they withdraw heavy artillery
Russia-backed rebels in east Ukraine say that they are pulling back heavy artillery from front-line positions in response to similar moves by the Ukrainian army, a first step toward satisfying a truce agreement signed last week. Tue, 9/23
 
US spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next
Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mission to the red planet. Tue, 9/23
 
Amnesty blasts China for selling tools made for torture
More than 130 Chinese companies now develop, produce and export law-enforcement tools, most of which are legitimate, but many of which are inherently cruel and inhumane, Amnesty International said. Mon, 9/22
 
Close-up
Fijians in Seattle watch, worry over climate shifts from afar
King County Fijians cope with the effects of climate change they see happening in their homeland.  Mon, 9/22
 
Yemeni Shiite rebel sweep into capital kills 340
In a stunning sweep of the Yemeni capital, the country's Shiite rebels seized homes, offices and military bases of their Sunni foes on Monday, forcing many into hiding and triggering an exodus of civilians from the city after a week of fighting that left 340 people dead. Mon, 9/22
 
Americans fear religion is losing influence, survey finds
A new Pew survey finds that nearly three-quarters of Americans say religion is losing influence in American life. In addition, support for same-sex marriage appears to be leveling off. Mon, 9/22
 
California wildfire crews brace for weather shift
Crews scrambled Monday to extend control lines around a massive Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes as they braced for strong, erratic winds similar to when the blaze doubled in size a week ago. Mon, 9/22
 
Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games. Mon, 9/22
 

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Business & Technology

UPDATE - 05:29 PM
Starbucks to buy out Japanese partner for $913 million
Starbucks said Tuesday it will take full ownership of its Japanese joint venture for $913 million, buying out its long-time partner and increasing its presence in its second-largest market by store sales. The move comes as the Seattle coffee giant increasingly banks on international growth.  Tue, 9/23
 
Simpson Lumber explores possible sale
Tacoma-based Simpson Lumber has hired a financial adviser to explore the possibility of selling the company, which has 800 workers and mills in Tacoma, Longview and Shelton and in the Southeast. Tue, 9/23


 
UPDATE - 04:21 PM
L&L Energy CEO Dickson Lee pleads guilty to fraud charges
The CEO of the Seattle-based coal mining company had been charged with filing false SEC documents by signing the name of a purported chief financial officer who didn’t actually work for the company.  Tue, 9/23
 
County unemployment rates edged up in August
Joblessness in August was slightly higher than the previous month in 36 of Washington state’s 39 counties, but all counties saw drops from a year ago, data released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department show. Tue, 9/23
 
Kuwait reportedly close to ordering 10 Boeing 777-300ER jets
The order would be valued at about $3.2 billion at list prices, but airlines get large discounts on big orders so the real price is likely around $1.7 billion, according to data from aircraft valuation firm Avitas. Tue, 9/23
 
US, Europe stocks hit by soft data, Syria conflict
Stagnation in Europe and conflict in Syria unsettled global stock markets Tuesday afternoon, pushing European and U.S. indices lower. Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 05:10 PM
Cadillac to ditch Detroit for trendy NYC address
Cadillac wants a jolt from the city that never sleeps. Tue, 9/23
 
Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones
Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones. Tue, 9/23
 
Ohio city votes to give Amazon land for $1.1 billion data center
The online retail giant is considering building a massive data center for its Amazon Web Services business. Tue, 9/23
 
United plans extensive cuts to winter flights
Airline will offer 25 percent more capacity in July, its busiest travel month, than in February when demand is weakest.  Tue, 9/23
 
SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site
The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step toward one day establishing a human presence on Mars, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said Monday. Tue, 9/23
 
Global stocks off but China rebounds
Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown. Tue, 9/23
 
Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold
Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale. Tue, 9/23
 
US existing home sales fall in August
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. Tue, 9/23
 
Drugstores, retailers muscle in on doctors’ vaccine business
The nation’s biggest drugstores and other retailers are grabbing larger chunks of the immunization market, muscling into an area of health care that was once largely the domain of the family doctor. Mon, 9/22
 
Mexico on road to becoming carmakers’ Nuevo Detroit
Nearly every major global automaker now either builds in Mexico or plans to erect an assembly plant in the country. And it’s not only compact sedans and pickups. Later this decade, new plants will make premium vehicles, like BMWs and Mercedes.  Mon, 9/22
 
Treasury Dept. cracks down on tax-avoidance inversion deals
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said he wants to make companies think twice before considering inversions, in which companies seek foreign addresses though their executives and major operations remain in the U.S. Mon, 9/22
 

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Sports

NEW - 05:08 PM
Sounders, Dallas FC could be conference semifinal preview
MLS playoff dates were announced Tuesday, and Sounders FC’s road game against fading Dallas on Wednesday is the potential conference semifinal matchup in the West.  Tue, 9/23
 
UPDATE - 03:39 PM
What Seahawks learned: Exploding Marshawn Lynch myth and more
Seahawks have learned to keep handing the ball to Marshawn Lynch, to lean on DB Marcus Burley and to depend even more on Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett.  Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 03:54 PM
Will UW defensive front meet its match in Stanford offensive line?
Washington’s defense leads the nation in sacks, and Stanford’s offensive line rarely gives them up as it plays smash-mouth football. Something has to give Saturday.  Tue, 9/23
 
Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator. Tue, 9/23
 
Seahawks analysis: Hugh Millen breaks down game-winning drive, Kam Chancellor’s pick
Hugh Millen breaks down three key things that happened in the Seahawks’ victory over+ the Broncos, and awards a game ball.  Tue, 9/23
 
Great eight of the Mariner’s bullpen has fun
The eight relievers in the Seattle bullpen are using their own brand of fun and antics to be the best bullpen in baseball Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 05:07 PM
On the Air
 Tue, 9/23
 
Coach Pete Carroll: Seahawks have “grown” during first three weeks
The Seahawks will take the rest of the week off, following their 26-20 victory over Denver on Sunday. Seattle returns to play at Washington in a Monday Night game, Oct. 6.  Mon, 9/22


 
Inside Sports Business
Better baseball means better TV ratings for Mariners
 Mon, 9/22
 
Mariners’ pitching implodes in 14-4 loss at Toronto
James Paxton continues poor outings by starting pitchers as Mariners fall two games behind Royals for second wild card. Mon, 9/22
 
Jake Browning, standout California QB, will enroll at UW in January
The senior at Folsom (Calif.) High School, who has thrown 165 touchdown passes, signs financial-aid agreement with Huskies.  Mon, 9/22
 
Atlanta fires GM Frank Wren
Dismissal is first major off-the-field firing for club since 1990. Mon, 9/22
 
NFL
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refutes ESPN report
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti defiantly challenged the Ray Rice camp and an ESPN report alleging the organization engaged in a “pattern of misinformation and misdirection” after the running back’s assault of his then-fiancée in February. Mon, 9/22
 
NFL
Chicago Bears post road victory over New York Jets
The Chicago Bears took advantage of early mistakes by the sloppy New York Jets. Then they had to hold their breath before hanging on for a 27-19 NFL victory Monday night. Mon, 9/22
 
Commissioner Adam Silver says NBA will review domestic-violence policies
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic-violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents. Mon, 9/22
 
Florida State says miscommunication prompted suspended Jameis Winston to wear uniform in warmups
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes Jameis Winston’s suspension against Clemson will be a turning point in the quarterback’s maturation process. Mon, 9/22
 
Rickie Fowler has patriotic hairstyle for Ryder Cup
Both Ryder Cup teams arrived at Gleneagles in Scotland on a day in which a haircut attracted much of the attention. U.S. player Rickie Fowler, who is especially popular with the teens-and-younger fan base, stepped off the team charter at Edinburgh with “USA” cut into the side of his hair Mon, 9/22
 
UW opponent: Stanford
A quick look at the Huskies’ next opponent Mon, 9/22
 
Washington men’s golf in sixth after two rounds of Husky Invitational
The Huskies are 12 strokes behind leader UCLA. Mon, 9/22
 
WSU’s next opponent: at Utah
A quick look at Saturday’s game at Utah (3-0). Mon, 9/22
 
Chris Petersen says UW needs ‘A’ game starting Saturday against Stanford
Coach, linked to Stanford job in 2010, says Huskies can’t afford anything less than best effort in Pac-12 opener. Mon, 9/22
 
Larry Stone
Huskies head into key Pac-12 game still somewhat a mystery
Even coach Chris Petersen not sure if his team is ready to challenge Stanford Mon, 9/22
 
High school stars of the week
A look at the prep stars of the week Mon, 9/22
 
Seahawks’ DeShawn Shead proposes to girlfriend on field after game
Seahawks defensive back DeShawn Shead surprised his girlfriend, Jessica Martinez, by proposing to her on the field after Seattle’s victory over Denver on Sunday. She said yes.  Mon, 9/22
 
On the Air
 Mon, 9/22
 
Monday’s prep golf results
Golf results for Monday, Sept. 22 Mon, 9/22
 
Friday’s prep tennis results
Tennis results for Friday, Sept. 19 Mon, 9/22
 
Monday’s prep tennis results
Tennis results for Monday, Sept. 22 Mon, 9/22
 

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Entertainment

New sitcom ‘black-ish’ looks at culture and assimilation
“Ultimately our country is black-ish. We’ve all been borrowing little bits and pieces of culture from each other for however long we’ve been around,” said Laurence Fishburne, one of the stars of the new ABC show, premiering on ABC Sept. 24. Tue, 9/23
 
Northwest farmer and his daughter join ‘Survivor’ cast
Father-daughter pair Dale Wentworth and Kelley Wentworth will appear on CBS’ long-running reality show, beginning Sept. 24, 2014. Tue, 9/23
 
Classical review
Pianist Daniil Trifonov lifts listeners out of their seats at Benaroya
A review of the Thursday, Sept. 18, concert by the Seattle Symphony, the opener in the SSO’s three-week celebration of Dvorak. Guest pianist Daniil Trifonov performed Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Tue, 9/23
 
NW books
Looking for love, pioneer marriage and the Navajo way
New books by Seattle area authors include advice on relationships by Debrena Jackson Gandy, poems about pioneer marriage by Jana Harris and a look at the Navajo’s relationship with the natural world by a Bellingham teacher. Tue, 9/23
 
New DVDs
‘Neighbors,’ ‘The Rover’
New DVD releases for Tuesday, Sept. 23, include the hard-R comedy “Neighbors,” starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron; and the thriller “The Rover,” with Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson.  Tue, 9/23
 
Sept. 23 TV Picks: ‘NCIS: New Orleans’ series premiere
TV picks for Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, include the new “NCIS: New Orleans” on CBS, “New Girl” on Fox and “Chicago Fire” on NBC. Tue, 9/23
 

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Living

NEW - 06:15 AM
Dear Carolyn
After relationship fizzles, so does duo’s rent deal
After breaking up with a live-in significant other, she agreed to stretch out the living arrangement for five more months. But she couldn’t do it. Tue, 9/23
 
Recipe: Apple-Honey Kugel
Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table. The tart apples lend a gentle sweetness and bright flavor complemented by raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Tue, 9/23
 
Recipe: Carrot, Parsnip, Beet and Sweet Potato Tzimmes
Though tzimmes — a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal — generally is considered a sweet stew, this recipe is more of a roasted vegetable dish with a deliciously sweet sauce.  Tue, 9/23
 
Recipe: Honey-Glazed Chicken Thighs
Only seven ingredients are used for this tasty chicken entree.  Tue, 9/23
 
Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Roast Chicken
This dish hits all the notes: fiery, tart, complex and sweet. But in true Rosh Hashana tradition, it is the sweet note that rings loudest. Tue, 9/23
 

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Travel & Outdoors

Rick Steves' Europe
When to splurge on your vacation
Frugal travel has its rewards, but there’s also a time to dine memorably, stay in a classic hotel, or hire a Venice gondolier. Tue, 9/23
 
Travel Wise
Americans abandoning airline loyalty programs
As it gets harder to earn frequent-flier miles, travelers are dumping their allegiance to airlines and choosing flights more by price, convenience  Tue, 9/23
 
California island running dry amid tourism boom
A dilemma on Catalina Island near L.A. as tourists help soak up dwindling water supply.  Tue, 9/23
 
History, geology lessons on a Cascade trail
Central Oregon path follows old wagon road used for moving cattle. Tue, 9/23
 
Chinese tourists, besotted with image of Paris, find harsher reality
Some Chinese are targeted and attacked by thieves. Others encounter indifference or rudeness, and some vow not to return.  Tue, 9/23
 

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Opinion

NEW - 04:03 PM
Editorial: After vote on action in Iraq and Syria, Congress should continue cooperation
Congress needs to continue the cooperation it showed to authorize military action against the Islamic State.  Tue, 9/23
 
NEW - 05:07 PM
Guest: The higher education choices for state lawmakers
State candidates elected in the Nov. 4 election will head to Olympia and make decisions that directly affect the cost of attending college, according to guest columnists Beth Willis and Shaunta Hyde. Tue, 9/23
 
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Froma Harrop / Syndicated columnist
Ending live on your terms
The grown-ups are taking over in the debate about end-of-life care, writes syndicated columnist Froma Harrop.  Tue, 9/23
 


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