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Rallies Against Islamic Law Draw Counter-protests Across US
SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrators around the country rallied to protest Islamic law, saying it is incompatible with Western democracy. But many of the rallies drew even more raucous counter-protests by people who called such fears unfounded.
The demonstrations were held in more than two dozen U...
Cano, Seager Power Mariners Past Twins 12-3
SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager hit three-run homers and James Paxton was effective enough for five innings to pace Seattle to a 12-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.
Cano staked the Mariners to a 3-0 lead in the first and Seager's shot capped a seven-run fou…
Seattle Picks Oak View Group for Possible KeyArena Remodel
SEATTLE (AP) — The arena saga in Seattle is taking take a significant step forward, but it's just the start of a long process before a shovel ever goes in the ground.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced Wednesday the city will enter into negotiations with the Oak View Group on a proposal for…
1 Dead at Seattle Homeless Encampment
SEATTLE (AP) — Police are investigating after a man's body was found in a homeless encampment in Seattle.
Seattle police say authorities were called to the encampment in a wooded area Monday afternoon for a reported drug overdose along State Route 509 near Cloverdale Street south of downto…
Rights Group Eager to Resume Work for Immigrants
SEATTLE (AP) — The director of a Seattle-based immigrant rights group says his organization is eager to get back to work with permission from a federal judge.
A judge in Seattle has temporarily blocked a Justice Department decision that immigrant legal rights organizations around the country sa…
New Classrooms Being Built With Innovative Wood
SEQUIM, Wash. (AP) — New modular classrooms are being built across Washington state using a new wood that's the buzz of the industry.
Crews began installing four new modular classrooms in Sequim this week as part of a statewide pilot project to create more classrooms using cross-laminated …
Seattle Teachers Union Rejects Call for 1-day Strike
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle teachers union has rejected a call for a one-day strike on May 1 to protest legislative school-funding proposals many members consider inadequate.
The Seattle Times reports that more than half of the Seattle Education Association's membership voted in the ballot …
Royals Crowned M’s 14-3 in 7 Innings
All-Star catcher Salvador Perez homered, doubled and drove in four runs for Kansas City in a rain-shortened game. Eric Hosmer hit an RBI double and scored twice, and Royals newcomer Brandon Moss had two hits and an RBI.
Jean Segura, acquired by Seattle in a trade with Arizona, hit a two-run homer, do…
Seattle to Offer Employees 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to offer city employees up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
The Seattle Times reports the council voted Monday.
Mayor Ed Murray had asked for the change, saying no person should be forced to choose between their job and caring for …

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