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Snow falls in Seattle, Portland during rare cold snap

SEATTLE (AP) — Snow fueled by unusually cold weather blanketed parts of the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, slowing travel but also providing a rare chance to sled and ski in the Seattle area.

Between 3 and 5 inches (7 and 13 centimeters) of snow fell in Seattle overnight. More than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow was reported near Port Angeles across the Puget Sound on the Olympic Peninsula.

Another 2 to 5 inches (5 to 13 centimeters) of snow were expected to fall in parts of northwest and west central Washington during the day . . .

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Republican Makes Runoff for Seattle City Attorney

In results that drew notice nationwide and left jaws hanging throughout Washington State, Republican Ann Davison on Friday secured one of the two positions in the runoff for city attorney of Seattle.

Davison, who drew 33% in the initial voting last week, will now face Democrat and self-styled “abolitionist” Nicole Thomas-Kennedy (35%) in November.

Pete Holmes, the incumbent city attorney for 12 years, placed third in the vote last week and . . .

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NFL’s Richard Sherman jailed on domestic violence allegation

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers star Richard Sherman was arrested Wednesday after authorities said he tried to force his way into a family member’s home in suburban Seattle and fought with officers, who used police dogs to apprehend him.

Sherman was booked into the King County Correctional Facility in Seattle just after 6 a.m. on suspicion of so-called burglary domestic violence, according to online records.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Sherman had an attorney who could speak on his behalf. His initial court hearing wasn’t . . .

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LEADING OFF: Ohtani swings in HR Derby; will he start, too?

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: MILE HIGH MASHERS

The Shohei Ohtani Show at Coors Field starts with the All-Star Home Run Derby, with fans wondering how far the Angels’ two-way sensation and other sluggers can hit the ball in Denver’s thin air.

Ohtani leads the majors with 33 home runs, his most recent blast being a titanic, upper-deck drive in Seattle over the weekend. He is the top-seeded contestant in an eight-player field that also includes 2019 champ . . .

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Turnbull twirls 5th no-hitter of MLB season, Tigers top M’s

SEATTLE (AP) — Spencer Turnbull walked out of the bullpen Tuesday night feeling terrible, hoping a shaky pregame warmup would dissipate once he stepped on the mound.

A few hours later, Turnbull was being slammed in the face with a shaving cream pie and doused in water, beer and baby powder by his Detroit Tigers teammates on the grass at T-Mobile Park.

There was plenty to celebrate after Turnbull joined the parade of no-hitters in 2021.

“It is by far the best night of my life, most exciting, and it’s definitely kind of like one of those landmark stamps on my career up to this point,” Turnbull said.

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O’s Means throws MLB’s 3rd no-hitter of season, tops M’s 6-0

SEATTLE (AP) — The clubhouse celebration that awaited John Means was more than 50 years in the making for the Baltimore Orioles and more like a playoff berth being clinched rather than a Wednesday in May.

Only a wild pitch in the dirt kept the Orioles from celebration perfection. That’s how dominant Means was in throwing the major leagues’ third no-hitter of the season in Baltimore’s 6-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

A franchise still in the midst of a rebuild and little to celebrate in recent seasons was happy to put the spotlight on its tall lefty who overmatched the Mariners with an array of unhittable fastballs, breaking . . .

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