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01/24/2017   Weather - Tri-Cities
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01/24/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
"I stabbed an innocent woman to death earlier today . . . It was absolutely fantastic. Murder gives me a high unlike any other. It feels like this crisp unreality, … Click to Continue »
01/24/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The ever-increasing cost of college tuition is a contentious issue in the U.S., especially among millennials who feel forced to take on thousands in debt to compete for jobs. A … Click to Continue »
01/24/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Nearly 500,000 people marched in the streets of Washington and millions more across the country as part of the Women’s March Saturday, to express solidarity with women’s rights and signal … Click to Continue »
01/24/2017   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
An Othello man is dead and six others are in the hospital after an accident on State Route 17 Monday night. 
01/23/2017   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
The weather has been a big topic of discussion lately for many school districts around Washington. 
01/23/2017   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
The IRS began accepting electronic tax returns and processing paper returns today, but getting your refund back could take a little longer this year. 
01/23/2017   NW News Network
When we think of kids getting suspended or expelled from school, we usually think of high schoolers. But it also happens to elementary school students -- even kindergartners. Monday parents begged a panel of Washington lawmakers to ban suspensions for the youngest students.
01/23/2017   NW News Network
Policymakers in Washington state have been chewing over how to regulate cars that can fully drive themselves. On Monday morning, Gov. Jay Inslee test drove a “semi-autonomous” Tesla. Inslee said he’d be eager to get those cars on the road for safety reasons.
01/21/2017   NW News Network
Pink hats dotted the Capitol lawn in Olympia Saturday morning as demonstrators gathered for a rally and march. It was one of dozens across the northwest coordinated with the march on Washington, D.C. the day after Donald Trump's inauguration. The gathering in Olympia started with a rally and speakers that included Washington state lawmakers. State Representative Laurie Jinkins, a Democrat from Tacoma, criticized the Trump administration for one of its first actions: changing the White House website. Many categories of pages that reflected progressive causes at whitehouse.gov under the Obama administration are now gone, including sections about climate change, civil rights and LGBTQ issues. "We felt that pain," Jinkins said of the scrubbed pages, as the crowd booed over their disappearance. "But you know what? You can erase a website but you cannot erase people. We are here." Early rain didn't deter the crowd that marched a one-mile loop with music, signs and chants. In a reference to

Local News

01/24/2017   Seattle Times Sounders

Four pressing questions as the Sounders begin their quest for another MLS title.
01/23/2017   Seattle Times: Huskies

Gaye commits just hours after Marlon Tuipulotu's flip to USC.
01/23/2017   Seattle Times: Huskies

In a Twitter post, Tuipulotu writes his flip to USC was "a tough decision for me and I have nothing but love" for the Huskies.
01/23/2017   Seattle Times Cougars

With the East-West Shrine Game now behind him, former WSU receiver Gabe Marks is focused on his next big moment: the NFL Scouting Combine from Feb. 28 to March 6
01/23/2017   Seattle Times Cougars

Davontavean Martin is a native of Houma, La. When he enrolls at WSU in the summer, he'll become the second Louisianian on the Cougars' roster after Hunter Dale. Martin says he's driven by a need to care for his younger siblings.
01/23/2017   Seattle Times: Huskies

Washington Huskies climb one spot to No. 7 in Associated Press poll following 87-44 win at Washington State.
01/22/2017   Seattle Times Cougars

The forward also scored 20 points and Kelsey Plum added 29 more as the No. 8 Huskies beat the Cougars 87-44.
01/21/2017   Seattle Times Sounders

The Huskies weren't the only Seattle team to make the list of the best stadium experiences of 2016.
01/20/2017   Seattle Times Sounders

The default judgment orders Dion Earl to pay $742,000 in damages for lost wages and emotional distress and an additional $215,549 in legal fees to the firm representing the plaintiffs.
01/18/2017   Seattle PI Mariners

Former Mariners designated Edgar Martinez didn't receive the 332 votes needed for election into the National Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2017, but he did receive by far his highest percentage of votes of his 8-year candidacy (58.6 percent).

Check out photos of Martinez from throughout his M's career in the gallery above.

01/18/2017   Seattle PI Mariners

Former Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez was named on 259 of 442 ballots (58.6 percent) for induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017. The results of this year's election by the Baseball Writers' Association of America were announced on Wednesday, when former Houston Astros first baseman Jeff Bagwell, former Montreal Expos outfielder Tim Raines and former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez were elected to Cooperstown's class of 2017.

01/12/2017   Seattle PI Mariners

No one will deny the sheer volume of transactions Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto pulled off this offseason, but is the team demonstrably better than the group that finished just out of a wild-card playoff spot in 2016? We broke down the moves to find out.


Local Sports

01/24/2017   UPI Latest News
Ed Adamczyk
Jan. 24 (UPI) -- A helicopter believed to be carrying five rescuers and an injured skier crashed Wednesday near the site of last week's avalanche in Italy, officials said.
01/24/2017   Forbes Latest Headlines
With Macy’s wrapping up the 2016 holiday season with yet another sub-par performance, it seems the beleaguered department store can sum up its shopper sentiment with one statement: to Amazon we shall go!
01/24/2017   UPI Latest News
Andrew V. Pestano
Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to enforce a cease-fire in the Syrian civil war following peace negotiations in Kazakhstan.
01/24/2017   Forbes Latest Headlines
So it is really a truly strange idea. We don't actually have to worry about the trade deficit, not at current levels, because the US creates wealth faster than it's selling it to finance the deficit
01/24/2017   Forbes Latest Headlines
When something falls into a black hole, its information might survive. But black holes decay, destroying it. Is there a resolution, or is this a true paradox?
01/24/2017   UPI Latest News
Andrew V. Pestano
Jan. 24 (UPI) -- South Carolina Rep. Mick Mulvaney appears for his confirmation hearing Tuesday to become director of the Office of Management and Budget.
01/24/2017   WorldNews Top Stories
The curriculum vitae is usually made up of several sections which do not differ much between then the traditional format, the European or the Europass scheme. Therefore, those who are in the situation of having to compile your own "presentation file" may find the following guide useful. The earliest information to be included is the personal details. These include: Name and surname Date and place of birth Address (it is sufficient to indicate the domicile) Telephone numbers: fixed, mobile and office phone (if they called us for a motivational interview ) E-mail: always indicate the email and not that of work Marital status: it can be omitted safely Nationality: in the case of foreigners is...
01/24/2017   WorldNews Top Stories
The annual Academy Award nomination announcements took place Tuesday morning in Los Angeles and the musical “La La Land” has received a record-tying 14 nominations, matching it with “Titanic” and “All About Eve” for most nominations ever, The Associated Press reported. "La La Land" has earned nods for best picture, its stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, its songs and its 32-year-old writer-director, Damien Chazelle. Other best picture nominees included: "Moonlight," ''Arrival," ''Manchester by the Sea," ''Hell or High Water," ''Lion," ''Fences," ''Hidden Figures" and "Hacksaw Ridge,” the report said. After controversy struck the awards the last two years in which diversity issues moved to...
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01/24/2017   WSJ World News
Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled Prime Minister Theresa May must seek approval from Parliament before formally triggering the country’s withdrawal from the European Union, potentially complicating her path out of the bloc.
  Fox Sports:College Football
The 2017 Washington Husky Recruiting Class Grew In Number Today as Defensive End Ali Gaye CommitsIt was the worst of times, it was the best of times. Just as the Washington Husky recruiting class of 2017 had fallen to 16 in the aftermath of the Marlon Tuipoluto decommit, the Huskies prove they a...
  Fox Sports:College Football
Josh Dobbs and Cam Sutton in the Senior Bowl, Tennessee Vols in the Draft, Michael Palardy and recruiting lead Volunteers news for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.The Tennessee Vols have their biggest basketball game of the year tonight as they get set to host the No. 4 ranked Kentucky Wildcats, but all th...
  Fox Sports:College Football
Can a season that some ups and some downs, does the starting quarterback job for Michigan football belong to Wilton Speight?One of the big questions facing the Michigan football program heading into the 2017 season, is just how good is Wilton Speight?After one season of work, it's a d...
01/24/2017   Google Sports

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Better racing trumps easier math in new NASCAR points system
FOXSports.com
The reasoning behind NASCAR's new stage-based race format is pretty basic: Improving competition is a bigger priority than simplifying the math is. In each of NASCAR's top three segments, the races will be broken into three stages for 2017: The first ...
Masked in confusion, NASCAR makes big format changesSB Nation
New points system could work, could backfire for NASCARESPN
James: NASCAR rule changes a risk worth takingUSA TODAY
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01/24/2017   Google Sports

The Mercury News

Steve Kerr “disappointed” that NBA players “made a mockery” of All-Star voting process
The Mercury News
MIAMI — For years, NBA players have grumbled about their lack of inclusion in voting for awards and All-Star games. This season, the league gave the players 25 percent control over the All-Star voting process for starters. Some took it serious. Some ...
Warriors' Steve Kerr to coach West All-StarsNBA.com
Kerr blasts players for All Star voting 'mockery'Yahoo Sports
Steve Kerr: Players made 'mockery' out of All-Star votingUSA TODAY
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01/24/2017   Google Sports

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The 6 most crucial plays of the New England Patriots' season
FOXSports.com
The New England Patriots won the AFC East and a first-round playoff bye, rinse and repeat. It's par for the course in the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era, although each season does present a new hurdle. This year it was Brady's four-game Deflategate ...
Tom Brady has never lost to the FalconsSB Nation
Steelers head into offseason with promise, questionsUSA TODAY
Patriots-Steelers Film Review: Goal-Line Stands Set Tone In AFC ChampionshipNESN.com
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01/24/2017   Yahoo! Sports
By Chris Gallagher TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese nonprofit group has demanded the golf tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be shifted from the Kasumigaseki Country Club which does not accept women as full members. The Japan Golf Council, unaffiliated with the sport's domestic governing body, the Japan Golf Association -- said on Tuesday that it had sent a letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach proposing an alternative venue. The membership policy "is quite contrary to the spirit of the Olympic Games," said Eiko Ohya, chairwoman of the council.
01/24/2017   Yahoo! Sports
By Chris Gallagher TOKYO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - A Japanese nonprofit group has demanded the golf tournament of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics be shifted from the Kasumigaseki Country Club which does not accept women as full members. The Japan Golf Council, unaffiliated with the sport's domestic governing body, the Japan Golf Association -- said on Tuesday that it had sent a letter to International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach proposing an alternative venue. The membership policy "is quite contrary to the spirit of the Olympic Games," said Eiko Ohya, chairwoman of the council.
01/23/2017   Yahoo! Sports

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at San Antonio Spurs(Reuters) - Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is set to return from a lengthy injury layoff with coach Doc Rivers saying the 27-year-old will "most likely" play against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday. The Clippers are 3-7 this season when playing without both Paul and Griffin.


01/23/2017   ESPN College Sports
Becker College hockey captain Owen dies at 25
01/23/2017   ESPNSoccernet World Cup
The Kremlin will be the site for the 2018 World Cup draw in December. FIFA has confirmed the draw for the 2018 World Cup is set to take place in the Kremlin on Friday, Dec. 1. The date was already known but the choice of venue underlines the significance of the World Cup to the Russian government. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Kremlin is a fortified complex in the heart of Moscow that contains several cathedrals and palaces, one of which is the official residence of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The draw itself will be staged in the State Kremlin Palace, a...
01/23/2017   ESPNSoccernet World Cup
Gab Marcotti explains why FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams has its benefits, but not everyone agrees. European Club Association (ECA) chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Fussball Bild he fears "a revolution is inevitable" after FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 46 teams, suggesting clubs could withhold players for the 2026 tournament. Bayern Munich CEO Rummenigge heads up the ECA, which represents the biggest clubs on the continent and which has joined the German Football Association (DFB) and German Football League (DFL) in criticising FIFA's decision, which comes into effect in 2026.  Rummenigge...