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January 23, 2015 at 2:29 PM

Counterfeit Seahawks jerseys seized from Washington man in Arizona

UPDATE at 2:58 p.m. A spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security in Arizona said that a man who had about 100 counterfeit Seahawks jerseys on him when he was pulled over during a traffic stop Thursday was from East Wenatchee, Douglas County — not exactly the Seattle area. The Seattle Times is not naming the 36-year-old man…

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January 23, 2015 at 7:54 AM

Washington attorney general wants to outlaw ticket bots

The Associated Press OLYMPIA — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking the Legislature to outlaw ticket bots — computer software that beats humans trying to buy seats online for concerts and sporting events. Scalpers use such programs to buy up tickets that they resell at higher prices. Ferguson says Ticketmaster reports bots are often used to buy…

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January 16, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Seattle Aquarium unveils new 12th Animal: The Hawktopus

Move over, Marshawn Pinch. The Seattle Aquarium has unveiled a new 12th Animal, one that is preparing for the NF-Sea championship against the Green Bay Prawns this weekend. The 12th Man, meet the Hawktopus. The creature even sported a Seahawks helmet at the aquarium Friday to show support for the team. With eight sticky arms that…

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December 19, 2014 at 9:21 PM

SPD nails thief who nabbed historical Mariners’ jerseys

Seattle police say they arrested on Friday a burglar suspected of breaking into Safeco Field and making off with bags of Seattle Mariners historical memorabilia, including jerseys worn by Edgar Martinez and Ken Griffey Jr. According to police, the man climbed over a fence around 4 a.m. on Thursday, broke glass display cases inside Safeco Field,…

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November 13, 2014 at 10:37 AM

Muckleshoot Tribe buys Emerald Downs

The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe is buying Emerald Downs, the tribe announced in a news release Thursday. The purchase of the Auburn horse-racing track from Northwest Racing Associates and its president, Ron Crockett, will be completed within 90 days. The price was not announced. The Muckleshoots have owned the land under Emerald Downs since 2002 and…

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October 10, 2014 at 4:24 PM

Charge filed against Marshawn Lynch accuser

The woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in August has been charged with making a false statement to a public servant. Jammie Lynn Ficarelli, 31, of Everett, was charged Thursday in King County District Court, according to the Bellevue City Attorney’s Office. Ficarelli alleged that Lynch had assaulted her…

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October 8, 2014 at 4:53 PM

Cleaning crew accused of stealing M’s jerseys from Safeco store

Members of a Safeco Field cleaning crew are accused of stealing more than $11,000 worth of Mariners jerseys from a store kiosk, police said. Four suspects, who work for a subcontracting company that does post-season cleaning at Safeco Field, allegedly broke into a Mariner’s Store kiosk and stole several jerseys with a retail value of $11,500,…

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