Higher Wages a Surprising Success for Seattle RestaurantABC NewsMenu prices are up 21 percent and you don’t have to tip at Ivar’s Salmon House on Seattle’s Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city’s $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule. It is staff, not diners, who feel the real …Seattle restaurant succeeds with jump to $15 an hour, but broader effects of …Minneapolis Star Tribune all 2 news articles …read more From:: Seattle News By Google News Share...

2017 NBA Draft: Scouting some of the top possible prospectsCBSSports.comLAS VEGAS — The 2017 NBA draft is still 23 months away, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be excited about it. Already, due to the strongest high school class we’ve seen pass through American hoops in a long time, NBA teams that have multiple picks …and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Seattle City Council primary PAC spending balloonsThe Seattle Times“This spending is significantly higher than what we’ve seen going back to 1999,” said Wayne Barnett, executive director of the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission. One reason for increased independent spending may be the sheer number of council …Businesses, unions spend on Seattle council racesKING5.com all 3 news articles …read more From:: Seattle News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Undone Deal Is Astros’ GainNew York TimesHOUSTON — Sitting in the dugout at Minute Maid Park in Houston this week, the Astros’ general manager, Jeff Luhnow, reflected on the way his job had changed. The Astros are making a playoff push, a bit ahead of schedule, after six losing seasons in a row.New York Mets’ Wilmer Flores has emotional night over trade rumorsFox News Olney: Reds would swap Jay Bruce for Mets’ Zack WheelerESPN (blog)Terry Collins’ next-day message for shaken Wilmer FloresNew York Postall...

Glare of Video Is Shifting Public’s View of PoliceNew York TimesPolls show overwhelming public support for police body cameras — 92 percent in a New York Times/CBS News poll conducted April 30 to May 3. But law enforcement officials warn against unrealistic expectations of a simple transition that will provide a …and more …read more From:: New York City News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Lawsuit Accuses CVS of Overcharging for Generic DrugsNBCNews.comCVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. The suit says those …Lawsuit accuses CVS Health of overcharging for generic drugsWashington Post all 42 news articles …read more From:: Top Stories By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

2 Police Officers Involved in Miami Collision: MDPDNBC 6 South FloridaTwo police vehicles were involved in a crash Thursday evening, according to Miami-Dade Police. It happened around 7:40 p.m. near Southwest 137th Avenue and Southwest 152nd Street in Miami. Photos from the scene show a Miami-Dade Police truck and …Miami-Dade Police gets to approve followers for new Twitter account aimed at …Miami Herald (blog) Miami-Dade County man accused of calling 911 claiming officer was shotLocal 10all 5 news articles …read...

Stan Humphries directed San Diego to Super BowlShreveport TimesEditor’s note: The Times continues its daily rundown of the all-time greatest local athletes. A panel of 12 voted on athletes who attended high school or college in Caddo and Bossier parishes or spent significant time honing their craft in the area … …read more From:: Super Bowl News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Review: ‘Wild City’ Follows Two (Very) Good Samaritans in Hong KongNew York TimesMuch has changed in Hong Kong since Ringo Lam’s classic 1987 undercover thriller, “City on Fire,” starring Chow Yun-fat, but one scourge of urban life apparently persists: sidewalks and shops plagued by careening car chases. “Wild City,” Mr. Lam’s …Review: ‘Wild City’ drags corruption through the streets of Hong Kong …Digital Journal all 2 news articles …read more From:: Hong Kong News...

Claim Filed Against FBI for Hannah Anderson Kidnapper’s DeathNBC 7 San DiegoThe sister of James DiMaggio, the man who kidnapped San Diego teen Hannah Anderson and killed her family, claims FBI agents used excessive and unjustified forcing in killing her brother after his actions spurred a large manhunt across six states …Claim filed against FBI in death of alleged kidnapper in San Diego CountyLos Angeles Times all 35 news articles …read more From:: San Diego News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

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In search of the perfect screenplayDaily News & AnalysisAt a party recently, I was introduced to a typical banker boy. After awkward hellos he asked me what I do. I replied, “I’m a Creative Developer at Dharma Productions.” He frowned, clearly not knowing what it meant. “I read screenplays that come into …and more …read more From:: Screenplay-Related News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Star Freshman Jaylen Brown Says Cal Golden Bears Can Win It AllHoops HabitFor the past two seasons, Cal has missed the NCAA Tournament after accruing an 18-15 record in 2014-15 and a 21-14 record in 2013-14. But reason for such optimism comes from Brown — the Golden Bears‘ most highly touted incoming freshman and …and more …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

The best and worst movies inspired by TV showsFlorida Times-UnionTom Cruise returns to the big screen Friday with “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation,” the fifth film based on the ’60s TV show. It’s part of a long Hollywood tradition of retreading old television programs, some of which have worked considerably … …read more From:: TV Shows News On Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Term Limit Initiative for Alameda County Supervisors Filed with RegistrarEast Bay ExpressIn the East Bay, a seat on the Alameda County Board of Supervisors is the closest thing to a lifetime appointment on the US Supreme Court. … Supervisor Keith Carson, with 22 years of service, is the longest-serving member of the board. He was elected … …read more From:: Keith Carson Alameda County Supervisor News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

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‘Godzilla 2′ News: Release Date and the Monsters Godzilla will FaceMovie News Guide“Godzilla 2″ is coming whether you’re ready or not. Last May 2014, the legendary God of monsters’ reboot met success when it garnered a staggering $524 million worldwide. This success inspired the original makers of the “Godzilla” Franchise, Toho, to … …read more From:: Godzilla News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Minority Report at SDCC – Laura Regan and Wilmer ValderramaThree If By SpaceFox’s new fall show Minority Report, based on the 2002 movie of the same name, made a splash at this year’s San Diego ComicCon. Stars and producers of the show sat down with reporters to talk about the characters and the technology that made the film … …read more From:: Comic Con SDCC News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

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Steven Jackson has message for Dallas CowboysNFL.comSteven Jackson is looking for a job and the free-agent running back isn’t shy about who he wants to work for. Jackson dropped a subliminal message on social media. Take a look at what he had to say on Thursday: …Dallas Cowboys Training Camp 2015: Now The Running Back Battle Really Begins …Blogging The Boys (blog) Are the Dallas Cowboys better or worse in 2015?Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (blog)Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Ray Rice, Chris Johnson, Ben Tate Not Signed...

Berkeley fire chief named interim deputy city managerContra Costa TimesBERKELEY — Interim City Manager Dee Williams-Ripley has appointed Fire Chief Gil Dong as interim deputy city manager. Williams-Ripley, the former deputy city manager who became interim city manager June 24, also is appointing an interim fire chief, …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

US intelligence assessment focuses on cockpit activities of MH370CNN(CNN) A preliminary assessment by U.S. intelligence agencies, produced in the wake of the MH370 disaster, suggested it was likely someone in the cockpit deliberately caused the aircraft’s movements to go off course before the Malaysian airliner …Experts: Flight MH370 Debris Could Have Reached Western Indian OceanNPR Malaysia ‘Almost Certain’ Debris Is From Same Type Of Plane As MH370Huffington PostMH370 search: Debris almost certainly matches...

Brie Larson’s Room Trailer Looks Mysterious And FascinatingCinema BlendWhile she’s been setting herself up for box office success, Room looks to be much more the kind of movie that awards season loves. Both Larson and Tremblay have potential for recognition. With its mid-October release date, it’s being put right in that …‘Room’ Trailer: Brie Larson Breaks Out in This Intense New DramaScreenCrush ‘Room’ Trailer: Brie Larson Breaks Out in Lenny Abrahamson’s Intense Family Drama/FILMROOM...

Equity crowdfunding in Colorado starts next WednesdayThe Denver PostSelling stock to ordinary people in exchange for equity in a business starts Wednesday after the state approved the rules for the Colorado Crowdfunding Act. The act, passed on April 13, allows almost anyone to get equity by investing their money in a …Securities commissioner signs equity-crowdfunding rules9NEWS.com all 2 news articles …read more From:: Crowdfunding News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Tony Romo, Cowboys will be unable to dodge Super Bowl expectations talkYahoo SportsAnd that season is now here, Super Bowl or bust, and for all of them, perhaps especially the ones wearing Tony Romo jerseys, that means the chance for their quarterback to fulfill a long-awaited potential. Not that Romo wants to hear about outside …SI writer ranks NFL’s top 10 QBs; Romo above three Super Bowl winnersDallas Morning News all 124 news articles …read more From:: Super Bowl News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Editorial: CPUC plays by its own rules with taxpayers’ moneyFresno BeeAttorney General Kamala Harris’ office is investigating former CPUC President Michael Peevey, and perhaps other current and former commission employees. Internal PG&E emails show Peevey sought a $1 million PG&E donation to combat a ballot measure … …read more From:: CPUC News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Where to eat near Chicago Bears training campChicago Tribune… award-winning brewpub, a couple of breakfast/lunch spots (one of which offers housemade pies), a place whose most famous dish is a “sauce sandwich” and a beautiful sushi restaurant. Visitors accustomed to Chicago–dining prices are likely to be …Bears Fan’s Travel Guide: Where to Eat in BourbonnaisNBC Chicago (blog) all 13 news articles …read more From:: Chicago Restaurant News From Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

SDCC: “Marvel Heroes 2015″ Unveils New Characters, Costumes & MoreComic Book ResourcesPoll: What Did You Think of the First Full Trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?” Poll: Which “All-New, All-Different Marvel” Avengers Titles Are You Most Looking Forward To? Poll: Which “All-New, All-Different Marvel” X-Men Book Are You … …read more From:: Comic Con SDCC News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Kings plan to hire Nancy Lieberman, NBA’s 2nd female assistant coachSB NationNancy Lieberman will become the second woman coaching in the NBA, according to Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee. Sacramento Kings owner Vlade Divac said Thursday that he will be offering Lieberman a job on the team’s coaching staff, and …The NBA’s all-time starting five: Sacramento KingsYahoo Sports (blog) Sacramento to add Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach: ‘I am a King’ESPNReport: Ex-ODU star Lieberman to become...

Zico gets Brazil’s backing for FIFA presidency bidSkySportsZico has secured the backing of the Brazil Football Federation in his bid to become FIFA’s next president. The Brazil great last month announced his intention to run but admitted he may struggle to attract the five necessary nominations. Now his home …Zico’s FIFA bid gets lukewarm backing from CBFReuters UK Zico gets Brazil backing for Fifa bidSuperSportZico wins Brazil support for FIFA bidXinhuaall 23 news articles …read more From:: FIFA...

Cincy reaction not like ‘Ferguson … Baltimore’Cincinnati.comSo what did Cincinnati learn from Ferguson and Baltimore? Or even its own recent past? The results are mixed. No violence has broken out nor any arrests made in the wake of Wednesday’s indictment and arrest of a former University of Cincinnati police …and more …read more From:: Ferguson News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Apple, Yahoo shuttle drivers set to vote on unionUSA TODAYElsewhere, security workers contracted to work at Amazon and Broadcom have sought support from the Service Employees International Union on improved work conditions. “Support workers in the Silicon Valley and wherever they are working for tech …and more …read more From:: International CES News By Google News Share this:LinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Mass Shootings Are Contagious, ASU Professor SaysPhoenix New TimesFor an average of 13 days after a shooting with four or more victims, the probability that another shooting will occur is heightened, Towers argues in a new paper published in the journal PLOS ONE. About 20 to 30 percent of mass killings happen during …Another mass shooting, and who’s responsible?Baltimore Sun As investigation winds down on the Grand 16 Theatre mass shooting, Lafayette …Bayoubuzzall 232 news articles …read more From:: Mass...