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Pope names Cupich as next Chicago archbishop

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Pope Francis has chosen a bishop known as a moderate to replace retiring Cardinal Francis George as head of the high-profile Chicago archdiocese.


Is KING courting Sodo with its vision of must-see TV?

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Wrap by Ron Judd


Driver killed, passenger injured in Kirkland crash

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The driver of a vehicle died and his passenger was taken to the hospital after crashing into an embankment in Kirkland Friday night, police said.


WSU Tri-Cities students OK fee to pay for union building

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

By Ty Beaver / Tri-City Herald


Saturday Memo: Nordstrom opens in Canada ... Mariners win ... September summer

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Shoppers' delight: Nordstrom is going worldwide. OK, not quite "worldwide," but the Seattle-based retailer has opened its first store outside the U.S. in Calgary. The debut in Canada means “the company has matured to the point where it can undertake the complexities of international operations


Semantics triggers opposition to I-594’s gun-sale checks

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Opponents of the proposal to extend background checks to all private gun sales say its wording would criminalize almost anyone who hands anyone else a gun. Supporters say it isn’t so and accuse the other side of trying to distract from the main debate.


Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.


Frontier network down around Redmond

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

An estimated 6,000 Frontier Communications Corp. customers around Redmond have been without internet, TV and phone service since about 9:30 Saturday morning.


Rescue dog that worked Oso mudslide found

September 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Snohomish County Sheriff's office says a search and rescue dog that worked in the Oso mudslide has been found safely, swimming in a pool.


Medical examiner: Sammamish homicide victim died from blow to head

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The King County Medical Examiner's Office says a 57-year-old man found slain in Sammamish on Wednesday died of "blunt force injury" to his head.


Police: Video shows stabbing attack on Oregon store clerk

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Oak Harbor police say man impersonated retired cop for decades

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Seattle City Council to hold briefing on public pot consumption

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Seattle City Council will discuss the Seattle Police Department's report on public consumption of marijuana next Monday at 9:30 a.m.


Lynnwood accountant gets 3 years for keeping relatives' tax money

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


State-licensed marijuana market expected to bring in about $636 million in taxes

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

by Rachel La Corte / The Associated Press


Man shot in leg during West Seattle fight

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A man was shot in the leg during a fight involving up to 20 people in West Seattle’s High Point neighborhood on Friday afternoon, police said.


Charges: Suspect in attacks said stabbing people 'better than meth'

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

King County prosecutors say a 22-year-old man told Seattle police that stabbing people "was better than meth" after he was arrested for allegedly stabbing two people and robbing another at knifepoint last week.


Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.


Truck carrying 46,000 pounds of apples overturns near Index

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A semi-truck carrying 46,000 pounds of apples overturned after a collision on Highway 2 near Index, Snohomish County, on Friday evening, forcing the closure of the eastbound lane.


Seattle’s new transportation chief driven to keep city moving

September 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Scott Kubly, Seattle’s new transportation director, faces the tough task of making the city hospitable for walkers, drivers, cyclists and transit users. He’s no fan of driving, but says he seeks a system “that works for all.”


 






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