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  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    PETER TORK, MONKEES' LOVABLE BASS-GUITAR PLAYER, DEAD AT 77

    LOS ANGELES - Peter Tork, who rose to teen-idol fame in 1966 playing the lovably clueless bass guitarist in the made-for-television...

    Entertainment, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    OREGON LAWMAKERS CONSIDER BILL TO FORM A HEMP COMMISSION

    SALEM, Ore. - Oregon lawmakers are considering a bill that would establish a hemp commission in the state to raise money for research...

    Northwest
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    OPPOSITION MOUNTS AGAINST TEXAS GOVERNOR'S ELECTION CHIEF

    AUSTIN, Texas - A key Texas Democrat says he won't back Gov. Greg Abbott's embattled choice for secretary of state, whose job is in...

    U.S., Election, Democrats, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    BENGALS HIRE GIANTS' LOU ANARUMO AS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR

    CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati Bengals have completed their lengthy search for a defensive coordinator by hiring Lou Anarumo, who was...

    Sports
  • Pac-12 spring football primer: A comprehensive, team-by-team preview By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    PAC-12 SPRING FOOTBALL PRIMER: A COMPREHENSIVE, TEAM-BY-TEAM PREVIEW

    Arizona State has already begun spring practice. Washington won't take the field until April. As each team prepares for spring football,...

    Cougar Football, Cougars, Huskies, Husky Football, Pac-12, Sports
  • Sponsored: Raises are still stuck at 3 percent, employers tell PayScale By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    SPONSORED: RAISES ARE STILL STUCK AT 3 PERCENT, EMPLOYERS TELL PAYSCALE

    Companies, instead, continue to use bonuses and benefits to keep workers from jumping ship.

    Careers, Explore
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    PENN STATE EX-PRESIDENT SPANIER'S REQUEST FOR APPEAL DENIED

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - The man who served as Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be...

    Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    GOP CANDIDATE IN DISPUTED NORTH CAROLINA RACE SAYS CONGRESSIONAL CONTEST WAS UNDERMINED, NEW ELECTION SHOULD BE CALLED

    RALEIGH, N.C. - GOP candidate in disputed North Carolina race says congressional contest was undermined, new election should be called.

    Election, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MAN DIES UNDER SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES IN HOUSE FIRE

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage police and fire officials are investigating the death of a man inside a burned house. Police say the...

    Northwest
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    OTHER FOOTBALL LEAGUES SEEK BOOST FROM LEGAL SPORTS BETTING

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The National Football League is king when it comes to legal sports bets, but other professional gridiron leagues...

    Sport, Nation, Sports
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    KING COUNTY JURY AWARDS WEST SEATTLE WOMAN NEARLY $14M FOR STROKE DURING HEART SURGERY

    Latosha Evans underwent an elective cardiac catheterization at Seattle Children's hospital in 2014 to replace a fractured stent. The...

    Election, Crime, Local News
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    AFFIDAVIT: FORMER KANSAS COACH CATALOGUED STOLEN UNDERWEAR

    LAWRENCE, Kan. - Court documents say a former volunteer volleyball coach at the University of Kansas stole dozens of pairs of underwear...

    World, Nation, Sports
  • Trump confidant Roger Stone in court after Instagram post By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    TRUMP CONFIDANT ROGER STONE IN COURT AFTER INSTAGRAM POST

    WASHINGTON - Trump confidant Roger Stone is appearing in court after he posted a photo on Instagram of a judge and what appeared to...

    Congress, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    STATE PROVIDES $100,000 TO REMOVE COWS KILLED IN YAKIMA VALLEY BLIZZARD

    Dairy industry representatives said 1,830 dairy cows were killed outright at about 14 farms when a blizzard swept through the Yakima...

    Industry, Agriculture, Local Business, Local News, Northwest
  • ‘Roma' producer could make history at the Oscars By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ‘ROMA' PRODUCER COULD MAKE HISTORY AT THE OSCARS

    NEW YORK - Film producer Gabriela Rodriguez has collaborated with the writer and director Alfonso Cuaron for more than a decade. But...

    Entertainment, Movies, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    RURAL KANSAS LAWMAKERS PUSH FARM BUREAU HEALTH COVERAGE PLAN

    TOPEKA, Kan. - Rural state lawmakers are pushing a plan to allow the Kansas Farm Bureau to offer health insurance coverage to members...

    Health, Democrats, Nation
  • ‘Fighting With My Family' is a shaggily likable underdog wrestling tale By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    ‘FIGHTING WITH MY FAMILY' IS A SHAGGILY LIKABLE UNDERDOG WRESTLING TALE

    A heartwarming coming-of-age tale, mixed with the goofy theatrics of professional wrestling, this charmingly unexpected crowd-pleaser...

    Entertainment, Movies
  • Rita Moreno on playing a sassy grandma, ‘West Side Story' By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    RITA MORENO ON PLAYING A SASSY GRANDMA, ‘WEST SIDE STORY'

    NEW YORK - Rita Moreno plays one of TV's best villains. Or is she one of its snidest heroines? Either way, her sass grandmother on...

    Entertainment, Nation
  • By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    MASSACHUSETTS GAS EXPLOSIONS COST UTILITY MORE THAN $1B

    BOSTON - The natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts last September have cost Columbia Gas more than $1 billion. NiSource,...

    Nation
  • Brigade of volunteers vow to bring aid to Venezuela's needy By The Seattle Times   -   Feb 21, 2019

    BRIGADE OF VOLUNTEERS VOW TO BRING AID TO VENEZUELA'S NEEDY

    CARACAS, Venezuela - As President Nicolas Maduro deploys missiles and infantrymen to Venezuela's borders bracing for what he claims...

    U.S., Food, Business, Nation