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No. 9 Washington State looking to keep CFP hopes alive

Nov. 15, 2018 10:20 AM EST

Arizona (5-5, 4-3 Pac-12) at No. 9 Washington State (9-1, 6-1, No. 8 CFP), 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Washington State by 10. Series record: Arizona leads 27-16. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Washington State looking to stay on track for its first Pac-12 North title and longshot bid for a College Football Playoff berth. The...

No. 17 Washington closes out home schedule vs. Oregon State

Nov. 15, 2018 10:07 AM EST

Oregon State (2-8, 1-6 Pac-12) at No. 17 Washington (7-3, 5-2, No. 18 CFP), 4:30 p.m. EST (Pac-12 Network) Line: Washington by 31½. Series record: Washington leads 64-34-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Washington can keep alive its hopes of winning the Pac-12 North and potentially a spot in the Rose Bowl by knocking...

Seattle U beats Washington State for first time in 40 years

Nov. 15, 2018 1:16 AM EST

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Terrell Brown scored a game-high 20 points, with eight coming in the final 86 seconds, and Seattle University held off Washington State 78-69 on Wednesday night. It was the first time Seattle U. has beaten the Cougars since the 1978-79 season. "You just want to try and move up the...

Owners of Seattle electronics recycler charged in fraud case

Nov. 14, 2018 8:25 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The owners of a large Northwest electronics recycler are facing a federal conspiracy charge, after investigations found the company lied to customers by having mercury-containing flat-screen monitors shipped overseas instead of disposing of them safely in the U.S. Charging documents filed in...

Study: Weak reporting on missing, murdered Native women

Nov. 14, 2018 8:23 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Numerous police departments nationwide are not adequately identifying or reporting cases of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls as concerns mount over the level of violence they often face, according to a study released by a Native American nonprofit Wednesday. The...

Packers face Seahawks with playoff positioning at stake

Nov. 14, 2018 6:31 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson have faced off in a few memorable games in Seattle, from the "Fail Mary" to an unforgettable NFC championship game that sent the Seahawks to their second straight Super Bowl. For the fifth straight regular season — and the seventh time overall since...

Packers have bitter memories of CenturyLink Field

Nov. 14, 2018 4:56 PM EST

The Green Bay Packers have some bitter memories of CenturyLink Field. Who can blame them? The NFC championship game in the 2014 season was in their control until a fake punt by the Seahawks and some bad decisions by the Packers helped Seattle force overtime. Then Russell Wilson spoiled the Cheeseheads' night with...

APNewsBreak: Prison group faces lawsuit over immigrant wages

Nov. 14, 2018 4:42 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The operator of one of the largest private prison systems in the United States paid detained immigrants at a New Mexico prison as little as $1 per day as part of "volunteer" work programs, and refused to pay them minimum wages even though they were not convicted of any crimes, a...

Awaiting Amazon, 2 quiet real estate markets turn white-hot

Nov. 14, 2018 3:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon has just sparked a real estate frenzy to rival Cyber Monday. A three-bedroom condo with Manhattan views that had sat on the market for months, priced at $1.7 million, is suddenly drawing would-be buyers now that Amazon has announced plans to build part of its new second...

Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

Nov. 14, 2018 12:06 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For more than a year, cities around the country waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon's second home. The online retail giant held the promise of 50,000 jobs and the possibility of changing their fortunes. So the 20 finalists dangled tax incentives, showcased their...