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Washington State Ferries plagued by problems over past year

From overloaded ferries and cancellations to personnel problems, the WSF system has seen its share of negative headlines in the news. Here are some of the problems our ferries have dealt with in just the past year.

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Aug. 18: WSF official on paid leave
Washington State Ferries official placed on administrative leave; son fired for theft

Washington State Ferries operations director Steve Rodgers has been on paid administrative leave since July 3, learned August 18.

It isn't known if the leave is in connection to his son's case to appeal his firing. Josh Rodgers worked as a ticket seller at the Fauntleroy terminal (above) in West Seattle. He was fired in December for taking $529. He said he borrowed the money to pay for gas to commute to work.

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