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In a dramatic vote late last night, the U.S. House narrowly approved a $1 trillion government spending package despite a rare uprising from House Democrats. The bill passed on a 219-206 vote. Congress was set to approve a two-day stopgap funding bill to give the U.S. Senate time to pass the package and get it to President Obama’s desk. Government funding had been scheduled to run out at midnight.
Newly released data from WSDOT shows parts of Seattle are sinking, with the fastest rates next to the access shaft for Bertha.
As the Seattle Seahawks prepare to take on San Francisco this Sunday, winning isn’t the team’s only goal. Defensive end Michael Bennett challenged the 12th Man to bring canned goods to benefit people who need it most. ‘It’s the ‘Christmas spirit’ time, the time of giving back,’ Bennett said during a press conference Thursday. ‘If we can get 1 percent of the 12th Man to bring canned goods, that would be a special day.’