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Public college enrollment up in Washington state

Minority enrollment is growing at Washington's public colleges and universities. School officials reported this week that total enrollment continues its upward trend.

2 preschool proposals compete on Seattle ballot

Two Seattle ballot proposals that could both benefit thousands of preschool children are competing against each other for voter attention. Some supporters worry neither will pass.

Thieves force cancellation of Seattle's popular Halloween Alley

There's plenty of disappointment this Halloween after thieves stole all the decorations for one of Seattle's most popular Halloween destinations.

3-year-old hit in Seattle street

Police say a 3-year-old was struck by a vehicle during the noon hour Tuesday in Seattle's International District.

Seattle police find 10-year-old West Seattle boy

Seattle police are searching for a 10-year-old boy who walked away from a West Seattle Elementary School Tuesday morning.

2 preschool proposals compete on Seattle ballot

Two Seattle ballot proposals that could both benefit thousands of preschool children are competing against each other for voter attention. Some supporters worry neither will pass.

Advocates say state Supreme Court case key to combatting child sex trafficking

Advocates for children exploited by child sex trafficking say a suit against Backpage.com being heard Wednesday by the Washington Supreme Court is critical in the fight to combat exploitation.

California man goes missing during road trip

Authorities are searching for a 37-year-old man who disappeared while driving from Southern California to Seattle.

Boeing breaks ground on new 777X wing facility

Boeing is celebrating the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett facility.

2 preschool proposals compete on Seattle ballot

Two Seattle ballot proposals that could both benefit thousands of preschool children are competing against each other for voter attention. Some supporters worry neither will pass.

Digging starts for stalled Seattle tunnel machine

Contractors building a new highway tunnel under downtown Seattle have started digging a 120-foot pit to rescue a stalled boring machine named Bertha.

Parents' brawl gets teams banned from playoffs

Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs -- not for anything they've done wrong, but because of their parents.

Washington highway congestion 1.5 percent worse

The Washington Transportation Department says vehicles traveled a record of more than 57 billion miles on public roadways in the state last year, an increase of fourth-tenths percent from 2011.

Gorton group attacks Didier

A political group backed by former Republican U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton has launched a $55,000 television ad campaign attacking Republican U.S. House candidate Clint Didier for what it calls extreme and weird views.

Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said.

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