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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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August 11, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Sunday memo: Durant returns . . . Road closures . . . Obliteride

Back in Seattle: They haven’t been seen on a basketball court in Seattle in five years, but that changes this afternoon at 1o-‘clock when Kevin Durant and Jeff Green return to play in the Jamal Crawford Pro-Am at Brougham Pavilion on the Seattle Pacific University campus. Durant and Green started their NBA careers here in…


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August 10, 2013 at 3:48 PM

All that traffic: Blame it on the bobbleheads

Traffic into Seattle is terrible right now, but that’s no surprise, as the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) website showed on Saturday afternoon. In addition to a Mariners game against the Milwaukee Brewers at 6:10 p.m on Saturday, during which Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame and 20,000 bobbleheads will be…


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August 10, 2013 at 9:27 AM

Saturday Memo: Thunder and more showers…ride to end cancer…Ken Griffey Jr.

That was loud. Unstable air mass triggered a lightning and thunder show over many parts of Puget Sound last night. And there’s a chance today for more flash showers, especially near the Cascade foothills. A whole lot of bikers with a cause. The  weekend-long ride Obliteride continues today through Sunday. Hundreds of bicyclists will be riding 25,…


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