Archive for January, 2011

MSHA proposes new rules for mine safety violations

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal regulators are proposing new safety rules that would result in speedier enforcement for mines that have shown a pattern of significant violations. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Fed finds slight bank easing for business loans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says banks loosened their lending standards modestly for certain business loans over the past three months but kept tight standards on consumer loans. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Suspect in correction officer’s murder is a prison lifer

The Washington prison inmate suspected of strangling a corrections officer at the Monroe Correctional Complex is a three-strikes offender sentenced to life in prison without parole for assault and rape convictions. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Puget Sound residents traveling in Egypt trying to get home

Chaos abroad has U.S. citizens in Egypt looking to leave the country. Many of those citizens are from here in the Puget Sound. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Search for Kyron Horman resumes

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Friends, colleagues mourn Correction Officer’s death, question job safety

Dozens of friends, and colleagues gathered at a candlelight vigil outside the Monroe Correctional prison Sunday night. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Bellevue Police investigating fatal shooting

The Bellevue Police Department is looking into what led up to a fatal shooting. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Locker leads North to TD, but South wins Senior Bowl, 24-10

Florida State’s Christian Ponder threw two touchdown passes, including a clinching 23-yarder to TCU’s Jeremy Kerley in the South’s 24-10 Senior Bowl victory over the North on Saturday. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

Fans rule Safeco Field at Mariners FanFest

For one weekend, fans are literally on the same playing field as the Seattle Mariners. It’s an event where anyone can have a kid moment and get excited. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites

AP Interview: Taurasi denies taking modafinil

Former Connecticut women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi has told The Associated Press that she has never taken performance-enhancing drugs. Continue Reading → Bookmark It Hide Sites