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Mark Rodgers, agent for Russell Wilson, talks about getting the…

Mark Rodgers, agent for Russell Wilson, talks about getting the deal done

seattletimes.com profootballtalk.com Updated 10 minutes ago
Here is some of what the agent for Russell Wilson, Mark Rodgers, had to say to reporters following news of his contract extension Friday.
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  • Huckabee earned nearly $4M from speeches, publishing in 2014

    Huckabee earned nearly $4M from speeches, publishing in 2014

    seattletimes.com 9 minutes ago
    DENVER (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2014 earned nearly $1 million from giving speeches and nearly $3 million from a publishing company that he runs, according to financial records the Republican presidential filed Friday with federal reg…
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  • Sounders defender Damion Lowe and S2 forward Oalex Anderson cal…

    Sounders defender Damion Lowe and S2 forward Oalex Anderson called into U-23 camps for Olympic qualifiers

    seattletimes.com 33 minutes ago
    Sounders defender Damion Lowe and S2 forward Oalex Anderson have been called into the Jamaica and St. Vincent U-23 national team camps, respectively, ahead of the upcoming CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers for next summer’s Games in Brazil. Lowe, the eighth p…
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  • Costco purchases land in southeast Redmond for long-delayed pro…

    Costco purchases land in southeast Redmond for long-delayed project

    seattletimes.com 33 minutes ago
    Costco Wholesale has bought a big chunk of land in southeast Redmond, signaling that plans to build a warehouse there could be moving forward after being on hold since 2009.
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  • Former governor to lose pension based on a law he signed

    Former governor to lose pension based on a law he signed

    seattletimes.com 41 minutes ago
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s pension benefits can be taken away based on a law he signed while governor, according to a legal opinion issued Friday by Attorney General Mark Herring. A jury in September found McDonnell and hi…
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  • Guillermo racing in Pacific, remains far from Hawaii

    Guillermo racing in Pacific, remains far from Hawaii

    seattletimes.com 1 hour ago
    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Guillermo is racing west-northwest but remains far away from Hawaii in the Pacific. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Guillermo is still about 1,430 miles (2,300 kilometers) east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii. The Categ…
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  • Game thread: Mariners at Twins — July 31

    Game thread: Mariners at Twins — July 31

    seattletimes.com 1 hour ago
    This is the live thread for Friday's game between the Mariners and Twins from Target Field in Minnesota. With the trade deadline over, the M's boast a new look as they look to recover from a disappointing first half.
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  • Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talks about Russell Wilson, Kam Cha…

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll talks about Russell Wilson, Kam Chancellor and first day of Seahawks’ practice

    seattletimes.com 1 hour ago
    Here are highlights of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll said to the media following the first practice of training camp on Friday. OPENING COMMENT: “It takes such a long time to get back to this day. So much has happened. All of a sudden it’s a first-tim…
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  • Salmonella cases tied to pork jump to 90

    Salmonella cases tied to pork jump to 90

    seattletimes.com 1 hour ago
    At least 90 people in Washington state have been sickened by salmonella infections apparently tied to eating pork, health officials said Friday. A team from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is coming to help investigate.
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  • Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with family

    Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with family

    seattletimes.com 1 hour ago
    OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — Officials at a Maine playhouse say Valerie Harper is resting with her family after falling ill before a performance. A statement released Friday by the Ogunquit (oh-GUHNG’-kwit) Playhouse says the 75-year-old actress, who has batt…
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  • Ex-Everett firefighter who arranged to pay teen for sex sentenc…

    Ex-Everett firefighter who arranged to pay teen for sex sentenced to 8 months

    seattletimes.com 2 hours ago
    A former Everett firefighter who arranged to pay for sex with a 15-year-old girl was sentenced Friday to eight months in jail.
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  • Clintons paid 35.7 percent federal tax rate between 2007-14

    Clintons paid 35.7 percent federal tax rate between 2007-14

    seattletimes.com 2 hours ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal tax returns released by Hillary Rodham Clinton show she and former President Bill Clinton paid an overall 35.7 percent tax rate on tens of millions the couple earned between 2007 and 2014. In a statement released by her campaig…
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  • Sarkisian, USC spark Pac-12’s power shift South

    Sarkisian, USC spark Pac-12’s power shift South

    seattletimes.com 2 hours ago
    The former UW coach has his Trojans favored in the Pac-12 this season.
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  • Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

    Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    SEATTLE (AP) — Menu 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…
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  • Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner on contract talks: ‘Now. That’…

    Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner on contract talks: ‘Now. That’s my deadline’

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner said he is ‘hopeful’ that he and the Seahawks can reach an agreement on a new contract. When asked if he has a deadline or if he is OK with the talks extending into the season, Wagner replied,” Now. That’s my deadline.” …
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  • Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

    Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the city has seen more bloodshed in a single month than it has in 43 y…
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  • Indictment: Former Texas surgeon so derelict he left 2 dead

    Indictment: Former Texas surgeon so derelict he left 2 dead

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas neurosurgeon has been described by state regulators as so derelict during operations that his actions led to the deaths of two patients and left others with disabling injuries in what’s seen as one of the worst recent cases…
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  • Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

    Some Alaska Natives allowed visa-free travel to Russian area

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Some western Alaska Natives can travel back and forth to a Russian region without a visa under a 1989 agreement that was recently revived. Vera Metcalf, a Native leader who works part time with the State Department, said Friday …
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  • Quick notes from first Seahawks practice

    Quick notes from first Seahawks practice

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    The Seahawks’ initial training camp practice is over. And it could hardly have been more eventful with Russell Wilson getting his deal done shortly befoer it began. Here are some quick notes: — Pete Carroll said afterward that Earl Thomas, Tharold Simon…
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  • Woman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet

    Woman gets probation for drowning puppy in airport toilet

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    She had been barred from boarding flight because dog wasn’t properly contained.
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  • Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner’s death

    Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner’s death

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal. Sabrina Maurer’s (MOW’-ers) case involves her fight over death benefits and inherita…
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  • Glacier park wildfire 63 percent contained

    Glacier park wildfire 63 percent contained

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    Five square miles have burned in Montana national park.
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  • Lynn Anderson, singer of ‘Rose Garden,’ dies in Nashville

    Lynn Anderson, singer of ‘Rose Garden,’ dies in Nashville

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” has died. She was 67. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nas…
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  • Scientist: Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepage

    Scientist: Oil slick likely from natural seafloor seepage

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beaches along the Santa Barbara County coast remained open to swimmers, surfers and sunbathers Friday as the Coast Guard worked to determine whether an oil slick that materialized just offshore this week was simply the result of natur…
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  • Suit: Anti-abortion group recorded abortion providers

    Suit: Anti-abortion group recorded abortion providers

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the u…
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  • Coming up: Events beyond Seattle

    Coming up: Events beyond Seattle

    seattletimes.com 3 hours ago
    Plan ahead with this roundup of regional festivals and celebrations.
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  • It’s time for an Uber of the skies

    It’s time for an Uber of the skies

    seattletimes.com 4 hours ago
    Can competition and easy access do for air travel what it’s done for rides to the airport?
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  • ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’ unfolds outdoors

    ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’ unfolds outdoors

    seattletimes.com 4 hours ago
    A review of Theater Schmeater’s rollicking outdoor production of an ancient Sumerian tale, adapted by Julia Leonas and directed by J.D. Lloyd.
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  • Mariners pregame notes and lineups: Ketel Marte and Jesus Monte…

    Mariners pregame notes and lineups: Ketel Marte and Jesus Montero recalled from Class AAA Tacoma

    seattletimes.com 4 hours ago
    The expected roster moves have been made official. First baseman/DH Jesus Marte and infielder/outfielder Ketel Marte have been recalled from Class AAA Tacoma. They replace Dustin Ackley and Chris Taylor on the 25-man roster. Ackley was traded to the Yan…
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  • Video - How Wilson's deal got done 01:34

    How Wilson's deal got done

    Jul 31
    John Clayton breaks down how Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's four-year, $87.6 million deal got done.
  • Video - Impact of Wilson's contract on Seahawks 01:50

    Impact of Wilson's contract on Seahawks

    Jul 31
    Herm Edwards and Ryan Clark discuss how Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's contract extension will affect the team's ability to keep its core players.
  • Video - Seahawks keeping their core together 01:08

    Seahawks keeping their core together

    Jul 31
    Herm Edwards and Ryan Clark react to the news that Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has agreed to a four-year, $87.6 million contract extension with Seattle.
  • Video - Time for Wilson to get new deal running out 03:48

    Time for Wilson to get new deal running out

    Jul 30
    Chris Mortensen discusses the latest news on Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, who is looking for a new deal, and how this impacts LB Bobby Wagner, who will become a free agent after the season. Mortensen also discusses S Kam Chancellor, who may hold out.

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