Local & Regional

Local Sen. Cantwell ties NFL tax status to Redskins name Sen. Cantwell ties NFL tax status to Redskins name
A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington's nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league's others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-"Redskins" movement took its cause to Capitol Hill.
Local Report: More needed to improve oil train safety in Seattle Report: More needed to improve oil train safety in Seattle
With increasing numbers of volatile crude oil trains moving through Seattle's "antiquated" downtown rail tunnel, city emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an oil train accident and improve the city's ability to respond.