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  • Eli Manning retires after 16 seasons, 2 Super Bowls

    NEW YORK – New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has retired. The Giants said Wednesday that Manning would formally announce his retirement on Friday. Manning led the New York Giants to two Super Bowls in a 16-year career that saw him set almost every team passing record. The recently turned 39-year-old’s future had been in doubt since the end of the season. Manning’s contract with the Giants expired after the 4-12 season and there was little chance he would be […]

  • Teen pedestrians killed in Vancouver, Wash. crash identified

    Two teenagers have been identified as the pedestrians killed Tuesday in a crash in Vancouver, Washington.

  • Obscure Seattle election offers experiment in online voting

    SEATTLE – An obscure Seattle-area election will be the first in the country where all voters will be allowed to vote online. The Seattle Times reports that people can use their phones or other touch-screen device for voting that started Wednesday. Voter turnout for the King Conservation District Board of Supervisors election last year was less than 1%. Officials want to boost that, so they’re allowing people to vote through an online portal. Security officials have warned against expanding online […]

  • Hallmark media CEO leaves, month after same-sex ad backlash

    NEW YORK (AP) – The head of Hallmark’s media business is leaving the company after 11 years. It comes just a month after its flagship Hallmark Channel faced an outcry over a decision to pull an ad with a lesbian couple kissing. No reason was given for Bill Abbott’s departure as CEO of Crown Media Family Networks, and no replacement was immediately named. Hallmark Channel is known for family-friendly programming, particularly Christmas-themed movies. In announcing Abbott’s departure, parent company Hallmark […]

  • Further action unlikely against Rep. Matt Shea

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Democratic leaders of the state House of Representatives may not take any further action against a Republican lawmaker who has been accused of “domestic terrorism” unless they get enough Republican votes to expel him. House Speaker Laurie Jinkins, D-Tacoma, said she needs at least nine GOP votes, along with all 57 Democrats, to boot state Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, from the chamber. “We need to have a two-thirds majority to expel him,” Jinkins said Tuesday, according […]

  • Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also earned baseball’s highest honor on Tuesday. The longtime New York Yankees captain appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, falling just shy of the standard set when longtime Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera became the first unanimous selection last year. It was not immediately known which voter didn’t choose Jeter. Walker made it by […]

  • Washington state bill proposes stricter crane regulations

    If approved, companies disassembling a crane would need to give 48 hours notice and pay a fee of up to $1,000. A $50,000 fee would be imposed for a violation resulting in a fatality.

  • Murder trial begins in fatal Portland light-rail stabbings

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The murder trial for a man charged with fatally stabbing two men and severely injuring a third on a light-trail train in Portland begins with jury selection on Tuesday. Prosecutors say just prior to the 2017 stabbings, Jeremy Christian was hurling racist and anti-Muslim slurs at two black women, including one who was wearing a Muslim head covering. Court documents say fellow passengers Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Micah Fletcher got into a shoving match with Christian and he […]

  • State challenges extensive spending by bankrupt Tim Eyman

    SEATTLE – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is challenging the lavish personal spending of bankrupt anti-tax activist and candidate for governor Tim Eyman. Ferguson says Eyman’s assets must be preserved so he can pay his debts to the state. The Seattle Times reports that Eyman’s bankruptcy filings show he’s been spending nearly $24,000 a month over the past year. That includes money for lawyers, $2,400 over a 10-month span on Starbucks cards, and a $79 haircut every few weeks. The […]

  • Ex-M’s ace Félix Hernández has minor league deal with Braves

    SEATTLE – Longtime Seattle Mariners ace Félix Hernández has reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves that includes an invite to big league spring training. The right-hander would get a $1 million, one-year contract if added to Atlanta’s 40-man roster. Hernández turns 34 in April and is coming off his worst season in the majors. King Felix went 1-8 with a 6.40 ERA in 15 starts for the Mariners and lost his place in the rotation. Hernández was […]

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