Democrat Schrier advances in Washington's 8th District

Democrat Kim Schrier has advanced in Washington's 8th District Congressional primary, seeking to be the first member of her party to ever win the seat
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Seattle council confirms Best as new police chief

The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to confirm Interim Police Chief Carmen Best as the city's permanent police chief as it tries to sustain reforms designed to eliminate biased policing and unnecessary force
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Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

The spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee is prompting an industry-wide review of how to thwart such insider security threats, though it remains unclear what steps airlines might take
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Ex-Seattle cop sentenced to 23 years to life for child rape

A Seattle police sergeant who resigned in 2016 after his arrest for child rape has been sentenced to more than 23 years in prison for the crimes
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Police: Man flies plane into his home after fight with wife

Authorities say a small plane has crashed into a house in Utah, killing the pilot
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Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn't eat

Whale researchers working to save an ailing killer whale have released live salmon into waters in front of the free-swimming orca
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Friendly tone belied desperate acts of Seattle plane thief

The FBI says it has recovered the flight data recorder from a plane taken by an airline worker who performed loops before crashing into an island in Washington's Puget Sound
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Washington wildfire spurs evacuations, firefighter injured

Authorities say a firefighter was injured and residents in two cities were ordered to evacuate Saturday due to a growing wildfire in Washington state
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The Latest: Family: Man who took plan was warm, kind, gentle

The man authorities say stole an airplane from Seattle-Tacoma airport and later crashed it was an outgoing athlete at an Alaska high school
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Authorities probe how airline employee could steal plane

Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets
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The Latest: Fragments of stolen plane scattered after crash

Federal investigators say a stolen Horizon Air turboprop plane broke into many pieces when it crashed into an area of thick brush on a small island in the Puget Sound
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King County detective suspended after Uber driver attack

The King County Sheriff's Office says a detective was suspended for four days without pay after an internal investigation determined she punched, kicked, scratched and slapped an Uber driver while she was off duty
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The Latest: Trump 'monitoring' the stolen plane situation

President Donald Trump has been briefed on the man who stole a plane from Sea-Tac International Airport in Seattle before crashing it into a small island
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Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes near Seattle

Officials say a "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air plane and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state on Friday night before crashing into a small island
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The Latest: Plane stolen by airline ground service agent

An airline employee who stole an Alaska Airlines plane from a Seattle airport told air traffic controllers that he was a "broken guy" but also joked about whether the airline would hire him as a pilot if he landed safely
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After 5 weeks in a Seattle church, immigrant still has hope

For the past five and a half weeks, Jose Robles has been confined to Gethsemane Lutheran Church in downtown Seattle, where he sought sanctuary in late June to avoid deportation to his native Mexico
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The Latest: Man who stole plane said he was a 'broken guy'

An airline mechanic who stole an Alaska Airlines plane from a Seattle airport told air traffic controllers that he was a "broken guy" but also joked about whether the airline would hire him as a pilot if he landed safely
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'Suicidal' mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport

Officials say a "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Alaska Airlines plane and took off from Sea-Tac International Airport in Washington state on Friday night before crashing near a small island
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Eco-terror defendant arrested in Cuba after 12 years on run

Authorities say a former Seattle man wanted in connection with an eco-terrorism conspiracy dating back two decades has been arrested in Cuba
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Radioactive material found at Seattle Goodwill warehouse

A hazardous materials team has been called to a Goodwill warehouse in Seattle after a radioactive material was found
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Man dies in shooting near West Seattle bus stop

Police say a 37-year-old man was shot and killed near a bus stop in West Seattle
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Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save her

A team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her
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Police seize drugs, make arrests at Seattle nightclub

The state Liquor Control Board issued an emergency suspension of a Seattle nightclub's liquor license after authorities arrested a dozen people, seized drugs and cash and alleged that undercover police were able to purchase drugs in or near the club
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Team gives medication to sick killer whale at sea

A team of whale experts has injected an ailing killer whale with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her
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DUI arrests with children passengers rising in Washington

Authorities say the number of intoxicated drivers arrested while children are in the car is rising in western Washington state
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Bremerton woman arrested after husband stabbed with sword

A Bremerton woman has been charged with second-degree assault after authorities say she stabbed her husband in the arm with a samurai sword
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Rescue team rushes to help ailing orca spotted off Canada

Teams of whale experts are racing out to sea to help an ailing young killer whale
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The Latest: Teams heading out to help ailing Northwest orca

Teams of whale experts are racing out to sea to help an ailing young killer whale spotted between the U.S. and Canada
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2 children injured in Seattle vehicle pedestrian crash

Authorities say two approximately 10-year-old children were badly injured in a pedestrian vehicle crash in south Seattle
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Rescue team cleared to help ailing orca in US, Canada waters

Whale experts preparing to save an ailing killer whale now have authorization to intervene with medical treatment in both U.S. and Canadian waters
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Seattle collects over $10M in first 6 months of soda tax

The Seattle Times reports as of Tuesday, the city's Finance and Administrative Services department had received $5.8 million in second-quarter payments
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King County fined $118K for wastewater discharge violations

Washington state has issued $118,500 in fines for King County after finding more than two dozen sewer-overflow violations
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Grieving orca still swimming with her dead calf in Northwest

An endangered orca is still clinging to her dead calf as she swims in Northwest waters more than two weeks after her newborn died
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EPA reconsiders Washington state's contentious water rules

The Environmental Protection Agency is reconsidering water quality standards it approved for Washington state two years ago after business groups requested a review
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Judge transfers states' case over family separations

A lawsuit by 17 states challenging President Donald Trump's separation of migrant families at the Mexico border has been transferred to a California courtroom where a federal judge is already overseeing several related cases
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Lawsuit: New York man set up fake charities in Washington

A lawsuit filed by Washington state's attorney general claims a New York stockbroker with known ties to organized crime may have set up fake nonprofits in the state, possibly to cover up illegal activities
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Teen injured after jumping off cliff into the Green River

A teenage boy was hospitalized after suffering injuries from jumping off a cliff into the Green River, according to Puget Sound Fire
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NRA, others sue Edmonds over gun storage law

The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two residents in the Seattle suburb of Edmonds are suing the city over its new gun storage law
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Man dies while climbing Washington state peak

The National Park Service says a 60-year-old man died after falling while climbing a mountain peak in northwest Washington state
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Cantwell, Hutchison advance in Senate race

Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell and Republican Susan Hutchison have advanced to the November ballot in Washington's primary election.
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Democrats hopeful they can flip Washington House seat

As the Democratic party eyes making gains in Congress, the Washington state primary contest getting the most attention is an open U.S. House seat
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Judge: Lawyers to pay $24K over perjury claim in Lyles case

A judge has ordered two lawyers to pay over $24,000 to the city of Seattle after finding no merit to their allegations that a city police officer perjured himself in testimony last year about the shooting death of Charleena Lyles
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Campaign money rolling in around carbon fee ballot measure

More than $4.5 million already has been raised by supporters and opponents of a proposed carbon fee that the Washington Secretary of State's office has certified for the November ballot
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Vets ready for rare efforts to save ailing endangered orca

Veterinarians are preparing rare emergency efforts to administer antibiotics to a young emaciated orca that's part of an endangered pod
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Fire crews battle blazes across Washington ahead of heatwave

Fire crews across Washington state hope to get out ahead of numerous wildfires before high temperatures arrive midweek
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King County Metro named top public transportation agency

A leading public transit trade organization has named King County Metro was the top large public transportation agency in North America over the last year
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Washington Democrats hope to win US House seat for 1st time

As the Democratic party eyes making gains in Congress, the Washington state primary contest getting the most attention is an open U.S. House seat
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Prosecutors decline charges against 2 Seattle officers

Prosecutors have declined to file charges against two former Seattle police officers who fired a barrage of gunshots at a fleeing car
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3 men who claimed drive-by injuries were shot accidentally

Authorities say three men who first claimed they were shot by a person driving by them in Burien were actually shot when one man fired a gun while playing around with the weapon
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Former deputy indicted on fraud charges involving non-profit

A former Skagit County Sheriff's deputy has been indicted in federal court on charges of using Pacific Northwest Police Detection Dog Association funds for his own benefit
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'Deadliest Catch' star pays to settle Uber driver lawsuit

Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has paid an undisclosed sum of money to get an Uber driver to drop a lawsuit related to Hansen's assault of the driver after a night of drinking in Seattle last year
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Biologists consider options to save emaciated orca

Federal officials are weighing options to save an emaciated endangered orca that includes feeding it live salmon dosed with medicine
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Feds weigh options to save ailing endangered orca

Federal officials are weighing options to save an emaciated endangered orca that includes feeding it live salmon dosed with medicine
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Feds weigh plan that includes feeding thin endangered orca

Federal officials are weighing options to save an emaciated endangered orca that includes feeding it live salmon dosed with medicine
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Seattle to enlarge team that oversees homeless camp removals

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has announced the expansion of a team of police officers and outreach workers who interact with people living in the city's hundreds of unauthorized homeless camps
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Teen pleads not guilty to murder in death of officer

Bail has been set at $1 million for a teen charged in a police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by another pursuing officer in a patrol car
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Bail set at $1M for teen after officer killed in car chase

Bail has been set at $1 million for a teen charged in a police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by another pursuing officer in a patrol car
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I-90 in Seattle to close at times as Blue Angels roar above

The Interstate 90 floating bridge between Mercer Island and Seattle will be closed at various times starting Thursday as the U.S. Navy Blue Angels take to the sky
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Man sues King County deputy who drew gun during traffic stop

A man who had a gun pulled on him by a King County Sheriff's Office deputy during a traffic stop has sued the deputy and the county claiming the deputy used excessive force
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US: 3 Ukrainians arrested in hacking plot that hit 47 states

Officials say three Ukrainians have been arrested on accusations of hacking into restaurants, casinos and other businesses in 47 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and elsewhere around the world
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3 arrested in global hacking scheme

Federal officials say three people involved in a prolific cybercrime organization have been arrested
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Grieving orca highlights plight of endangered whales

Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week carrying and keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters
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Editorials from around Oregon

Editorials from around Oregon
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Alaska Airlines panned after gay couple had to give up seats

Alaska Airlines faces outrage from people on social media after a gay couple was forced to give up seats on a flight from New York City to Los Angeles to make room for a straight couple
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Alaska faces outrage after gay couple made to give up seats

Alaska Airlines is facing outrage from people on social media after a gay couple was forced to give up their seats on a flight from New York City to Los Angeles to make room for a straight couple
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Judge blocks release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns
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Print your own pistol? Trump 'looking into' computer dispute

The Trump administration came under heavy pressure to stop publication of downloadable blueprints that can be used to print plastic guns
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The Latest: Judge blocks release of 3D-printed gun plans

A federal judge in Seattle issued a temporary restraining order Tuesday to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns
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Officer killed in police chase honored at memorial service

A memorial service is underway for a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week
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Funeral set for former Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen

A funeral mass is planned Wednesday for retired Seattle Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen, who served as the bishop of Helena from 1962 to 1975 and as archbishop of Seattle from 1975 to 1991
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Seattle makes bike-share program official, approves rules

Seattle city leaders have decided to expand a bike-share program that allows people to rent and leave a bike anywhere in the city
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Daughter's suit against 'Deadliest Catch' star can proceed

The Washington state Court of Appeals has ruled that a civil lawsuit brought against celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen by his daughter can proceed
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Orca carries dead calf for week during 'deep grieving'

An endangered orca that spends time in the waters of the Pacific Northwest has been observed carrying her dead calf for the seventh day in what experts call an intense sign of grieving
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Service to honor fallen Kent officer killed in police chase

A memorial service is planned Tuesday to pay tribute to a Seattle-area police officer who was killed during a police chase last week
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Long-awaited homeless shelter expected to open in fall

A 100-bed shelter is expected to open in the old residency building across from Seattle's Harborview Medical Center in October, two years after King County officials allocated funding for it
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Seattle deciding whether to make bike-share program official

Seattle city leaders are deciding whether to expand a bike-share program that allows people to rent and drop off a bike anywhere in the city
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Report shows detailed projections for Washington rising seas

A new report offers more detailed projections for how fast sea levels are expected to rise along Washington state shorelines over the next decades
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Report shows detailed estimates for Washington rising seas

A new report offers more detailed projections for how fast sea levels are expected to rise along Washington state shorelines over the next decades
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Police: Woman stabs couple who let her stay in yard

Police say a woman stabbed an elderly couple in Washington state and set several fires in their home after they let her camp in their garden over several weeks
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Police: Homeless woman stabs couple who let her stay in yard

Police say a homeless woman stabbed an elderly couple in Washington state and set several fires in their home after they let her camp in their garden over several weeks
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Vancouver schools helping families living in poverty

Every morning before class starts, Shanna Baird welcomes the same sandy-haired student into her cramped but tidy office at Hazel Dell Elementary
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State highways chief blames 'impossible' traffic on housing

Washington state's transportation chief says it would be "impossible" to cure the traffic congestion, blaming the actual cause of car-clogged highways on the region's affordability crisis
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Police: Transit deputy kills man reaching for rifle

Authorities say a transit deputy fatally shot a man who reached for a rifle when approached in his vehicle in the Seattle suburb of Kent
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Orca whale continued to carry her dead calf

A mother grieves: Orca whale continued to carry her dead calf
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Teen charged as adult after officer killed in car chase

Three teenage suspects have been charged in the fatal police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by another pursuing officer in a patrol car
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3 teens charged after police officer killed in car chase

Three teenage suspects have been charged in the fatal police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by another pursuing officer in a patrol car
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Highway closes after 2 officers collide on motorcycles

Two police officers on motorcycles were escorting a portable structure Thursday morning when they crashed into each other, shutting down a busy Seattle area highway during rush hour
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Police: Native American activist accused of rape in Santa Fe

A Native American activist accused of raping unconscious women and recording the assaults on video has been arrested in Phoenix after police in New Mexico issued a warrant for his arrest
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Deal requires Facebook to end discriminatory ad targeting

Facebook and Washington state have reached a legally binding agreement that requires the tech giant to stop enabling advertisers to unlawfully discriminate in who sees their ads, something the company says it was doing already
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Seattle area teen football player dies after school workout

A suburban Seattle school district is suspending all outdoor activities after a high school football player collapsed during a workout Tuesday and died
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Mom charged after choking player at girls basketball game

A suburban Seattle mother has been charged with felony assault following an attack last year on a 6th grade girl at a basketball game between two Catholic schools
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New endangered Puget Sound orca dies soon after birth

Scientists say a new baby orca has died soon after being born to the fragile population of endangered whales that spend time in Washington state waters
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Seattle-area officials propose gun safety legislation

Seattle-area officials are considering five pieces of legislation that would require warning signs outside of gun shops and secure firearm storage among other things
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Man faces harassment charges after attack on Latino mayor

Authorities are considering malicious harassment charges against a 62-year-old man who turned himself in after a suburban Seattle mayor reported a racially-motivated attack
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Analysis finds endangered orcas eat range of Chinook salmon

A new analysis shows the endangered orcas that frequent Washington state waters depend on Chinook salmon from a wide range of rivers in Puget Sound as well as along the West Coast
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Airline employee accused of voyeurism at Seattle airport

Authorities say they've arrested a Southwest Airlines employee at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on a voyeurism charge
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2 Seattle officers fired for shooting at fleeing car

Two Seattle police officers who fired a barrage of gunshots at a fleeing car last year have been fired after a lengthy internal investigation
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Attack on Latino mayor probed as possible hate crime

Authorities are investigating the alleged assault of a suburban Seattle mayor after he reported being attacked Saturday night by a man apparently angered over the mayor's policies supporting Latino immigrants
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Attack on Burien mayor investigated as possible hate crime

Authorities are investigating the alleged assault of a suburban Seattle mayor after he reported being attacked Saturday night by a man apparently angered over the mayor's policies supporting Latino immigrants
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3 teens arrested after police officer killed in car chase

Three teenage suspects are now in custody in connection with a police chase that led to a suburban Seattle officer being struck and killed by a pursuing officer in a patrol car
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Seattle approves new rights for nannies, domestic workers

Nannies, house cleaners and other domestic workers in Seattle would gain new labor protections under legislation passed by city leaders
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The Latest: 3 arrested in fatal cop car chase in Washington

Police in Kent, Washington, say they now have three teenage suspects in custody in connection with a police chase that led to an officer being struck and killed by a pursuing officer in a patrol car
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Police officer killed in car chase had been honored for work

A suburban Seattle officer who died Sunday after being hit by a patrol car as police were chasing a suspect is being praised for his work
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Former Seattle Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen dies at 96

Former Seattle Archbishop Raymond G. Huntausen has died at 96
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Police ID officer killed in car chase in Washington state

Authorities have identified the suburban Seattle police officer who died after being hit by a fellow officer in a patrol car that was chasing a fleeing suspect
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Seattle considers new regulations for domestic workers

Seattle officials are considering legislation that would guarantee minimum wages, rest breaks and other rights for domestic workers in the city
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Officer killed during police chase in Washington state

Authorities say a police officer in the Seattle suburb of Kent who was trying to stop a fleeing driver was apparently struck and killed by another officer
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Edmonds church offers safe parking to people living in cars

Returning home from a seasonal job three days before Christmas, James Wlos discovered the RV he was living in had been towed from an Everett street
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Man gets 22 years for producing child pornography

A 45-year-old former Maple Valley man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for producing and possessing child pornography
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Parents of man who killed rural couple plead guilty

The parents of a man convicted of killing his former neighbors and hiding their bodies in the woods northeast of Seattle have pleaded guilty to helping their son flee the country after the slayings
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NRA, others sue Seattle over gun-storage law

The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law
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Body found was woman missing since 2016; death was homicide

A body found off a road northeast of Seattle near Maltby has been identified as that of a woman who disappeared in 2016
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Amazon.com to bring more than 1,500 jobs to Spokane

Seattle-based Amazon.com is opening a fulfillment center in Spokane, promising more than 1,500 full-time jobs
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Jury awards $640K to man in officer excessive force case

A federal civil-rights jury has awarded a Federal Way man $640,000 after finding a Federal Way police officer used excessive force when arresting him at an accident scene in 2014
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The Latest: Washington fires close I-90, prompt evacuations

Authorities have closed a section of Interstate 90 in Washington state because of a fast-moving wildfire pushed by heavy winds
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Canadian marijuana company Tilray has first US pot IPO

Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian cannabis company has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million, just as Canada prepares to legalize the drug nationwide
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Seattle City Council members want more downtown bike lanes

A majority of the Seattle City Council wants a full network of protected bike lanes through downtown by the end of next year
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Toll rates for Seattle tunnel could range from $1 to $2.25

The Washington State Transportation Commission selected possible tolling rates for a new State Route 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle
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Seattle tops nation for third year with 65 tower cranes

Surveyors say Seattle is the crane capital of the country for the third year in a row after construction in the city rebounded from a lull earlier in the year
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Plans for sprawling Kittitas County solar project OK'd

A state energy council has approved the permitting of a solar energy project in Kittitas County
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Correction: All-Star Game story

Correction: All-Star Game story
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Authorities form task force to investigate wildfires

Authorities in western Washington state are forming a task force to investigate a series of recent wildfires
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Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Bregman, Springer homer in 10th inning as AL beats NL 8-6 in All-Star Game
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The Latest: 770 homes under evacuation in Spokane fire

Authorities say some 770 homes have been issued evacuation notices because of a wildfire in Spokane
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The Latest: Stores, homes evacuated due to Medford fire

Several businesses, homes and an assisted living facility were evacuated in Central Point near Medford because of a fast-moving wildfire
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The Latest: Fire forces evacuations near The Dalles

Authorities say a grass fire in the Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Oregon, has prompted level three "go now" evacuations for area residents
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Feds arrest 11 in alleged heroin, meth trafficking ring

Officials say 11 people have been arrested on federal charges in connection with heroin and methamphetamine trafficking in the north Puget Sound region.
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Seattle mayor picks police veteran as new chief amid reforms

The mayor of Seattle has picked interim Police Chief Carmen Best to lead the department on a permanent basis as it tries to sustain reforms designed to eliminate biased policing and unnecessary force
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'Deadliest Catch' co-star pleads guilty to sexual assault

Reality-TV fisherman Edgar Hansen pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a teenage girl but he'll face no jail time under a plea deal quietly reached with prosecutors
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No abnormalities found in cougar that killed 1, injured 1

Officials say an examination of the cougar believed to have killed one mountain biker and injured another near North Bend found no abnormalities that might have contributed to the animal's unusual behavior
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University of Washington expects record freshman class

The University of Washington is expecting the largest incoming freshman class in its history
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AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groups

Billionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country
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Washington rural telecom companies go beyond usual services

Tiny telecom companies provide rural towns with services beyond just phone and cable service
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Asylum-seeking mom from Honduras reunited with son

A 24-year-old Honduras woman seeking asylum in the United States has been reunited with her 6-year-old son in Seattle about two months after they were separated by U.S. immigration authorities
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Iconic rock near Bellingham tells many community stories

For decades, a boulder perched above Interstate 5 about four miles south of the city has served as the community's billboard _ a public spot on the side of the road to paint messages of celebration, love and loss
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5 children pulled from water near Seattle's Discovery Park

Authorities say five children were pulled from the water near Seattle's Discovery Park and taken to a hospital
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Rallying around Trump, Proud Boys raise profile

The Proud Boys, a right-wing men's group, is claiming a higher profile role in the region, with two members involved in a confrontation outside the Vancouver Mall that raised concerns for some about a miscarriage of justice
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Burn bans called due to heat and no rain in the forecast

King County joins others around Washington that have adopted bans on most outdoor fires, an annual decision that coincides with the onset of hot, dry weather
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Security raised for Kent murder suspect after escape attempt

A King County detention center is increasing security on a murder suspect after he attempted to escape custody
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7 fast-food chains agree to end 'no-poaching' policies

Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches _ limiting wages and job opportunities _ under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington
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More Western Washington counties enact burn bans

Two of Western Washington's most populous counties have joined a host of others in enacting outdoor burn bans as warm, dry summer weather arrives
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Man charged in fatal shooting of teen in Seattle

Prosecutors have charged a 27-year-old man with first-degree murder and illegal firearm possession in the death of a 16-year-old boy in Seattle's South Park neighborhood
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Judge finds man accused of mailing explosives incompetent

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies in the Washington, D.C., area is not competent to help with his defense and should receive treatment before his case moves forward
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The Latest: Man accused of mailing explosives not competent

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies is not competent to participate in his court case and help in his defense
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Judge weighs competency of man accused of mailing explosives

A federal judge is expected to decide Thursday whether a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies is competent to participate in his court case and help in his defense
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Judge decide competency of man accused of mailing explosives

A federal judge is expected to decide Thursday whether a Washington state man accused of mailing explosive devices to government agencies is competent to participate in his court case and help in his defense
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Man pleads guilty to using fake FBI badge in Seattle robbery

A Lake Stevens man has pleaded guilty in federal court to using fake FBI credentials in the names of fictional characters or famous fraudsters to rob a money-transmitting business in Seattle
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Detained mothers beginning to be released in Washington

Advocates for asylum-seeking parents who have been detained in Washington state say some have started to be released from custody, but it's unclear when they might be reunited with their children
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2 hurt when dump truck crashes into store

Authorities say two people were injured when a dump truck crashed into a general store southeast of Tacoma
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Review: Serious complaints against deputies mishandled

A review by an outside consultant has found issues with the way the King County Sheriff's Office classifies misconduct complaints and says the current system has caused several serious allegations against deputies to go uninvestigated
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Man charged with pointing laser at aircraft pleads guilty

A man accused of pointing a green laser beam at commercial airplanes approaching the Seattle airport has pleaded guilty
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Pedestrian killed by dump truck on Interstate 5 in Seattle

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a dump truck on southbound Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle
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Seattle's first tiny house village for homeless women opens

Seattle's first tiny house village for women experiencing homelessness will open Wednesday
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Former Swedish surgeon gets license back with restrictions

The Washington Medical Commission has reinstated with restrictions the medical license of a former Swedish Health surgeon
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Several counties in Western Washington announce burn bans

Two counties in Western Washington have announced burn bans effective later this week
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2 counties in Western Washington announce burn bans

Two counties in Western Washington have announced burn bans effective later this week
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NTSB hears from witnesses on Washington state train wreck

Federal investigators are hearing from witnesses as it looks into last year's Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens
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Police arrest 2 suspects in 2 recent torture-killings

Authorities say jealousy was the motive in two recent killings in Mukilteo and Arlington in northeast Washington
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Gun owners required to lock up guns under new Seattle law

The Seattle City Council has voted unanimously to pass legislation proposed by Mayor Jenny Durkan to require gun owners to lock up their firearms
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Southern Resident orca population hits 30-year low

A count of orcas in the Pacific Northwest indicates that no calves have been born for the last three years, resulting in a 30-year population low
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Measles case prompts alert in King, Snohomish counties

Snohomish County Health District officials have confirmed a case of measles in a child who visited the U.S. in June for a summer program
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Ethics review sought as ex-coaches at Ohio St. defend Jordan

A watchdog group and a former special counsel to President Barack Obama are seeking an ethics review of Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio even as former coaching colleagues defend him
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Man arrested in fatal shooting of teen in Seattle

Police say a 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the February fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Seattle's South Park neighborhood
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Refugees in New Haven learn about history of slavery in US

Members of a New Haven church came together to share their memories with five young women refugees who recently started new lives in America under the auspices of Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services
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2 escape when boat catches fire on Lake Washington

Two people managed to escape when their boat caught fire in Lake Washington
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Seattle police investigate body found in Green Lake

Seattle Police are investigating whether a body recovered in Green Lake on Sunday morning is a kayaker who was reported missing on Friday
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Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

Starbucks is getting rid of plastic straws at its locations around the world
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Seattle soda tax raises nearly $1M more than predicted

Seattle's sweetened beverage tax raised about $1 million more than predicted in its first three months
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