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More than a job fair as thousands gather at JBLM

As the U.S. military scales back its forces, thousands of service members in Washington each year are looking for a new line of work.

Bush, Reagan, Nixon books burned at Tacoma library

Biographies of George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon accounted for most of the dozen books burned in a fire at the Tacoma Main Library.

Strong winds, heavy rains in Northwest forecast

Forecasters say an active fall weather pattern will bring wet and windy weather the next few days in parts of Washington and Oregon.

2nd season for Spokane-filmed zombie show

Producers say "Z Nation," the zombie TV show filmed in Spokane for the Syfy Channel, will be picked up for a second season.

Spokane vehicular homicide trial: not guilty

A man was found not guilty Monday at his second vehicular homicide trial in Spokane.

Former teacher charged with child porn possession

Prosecutors in King County have charged a 72-year-old substitute teacher with three counts of child pornography possession. Court papers say the man's computer was seized after he took it to a shop for repairs and a technician found child porn images while checking to see if he had fixed the problem.

Man convicted in 1995 murder

A jury in Everett, Washington, has convicted a longtime sex offender of first-degree murder in a woman's 1995 death.

Prosecutors take more time in fatal shooting case

Prosecutors in Pierce County say they will take more time to continue their investigation before making a charging decision in the case of a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier accused of fatally shooting his wife in their Lakewood, Washington, apartment.

State calls for mental health insurance review

Washington's insurance commissioner has ordered all companies selling health insurance in the state to review their mental health policies in the wake of a Washington Supreme Court decision earlier this month.

Percy Harvin happy for chance with Jets

"I have a lot of things that I wish I could have done a little differently. But I'm moving forward. I'm learning from those lessons," Percy Harvin said Monday after his first practice with the Jets.

Report on whistleblower is inconclusive

The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation.

Seahawks uniforms ranked among league's ugliest

The Seahawks recent play isn't the only thing ugly, at least according to Fox Sports, which ranks Seattle's uniforms among the ugliest in the NFL.

What took so long to clear Monday's nightmare commute?

It's understandable the morning commute was so bad on southbound I-5 after a semi-truck smashed into the jersey barrier and jackknifed Monday morning at Northgate, spilling more than 40 gallons of diesel fuel. But many drivers are wondering why it took so long to get the roadway cleared.

Digging underway on Bertha repair pit

Crews have started digging a pit they'll use to access and repair Bertha, the big tunneling drill stuck under the Seattle waterfront.

Earthquake felt near Chelan Sunday night

A 2.2 magnitude earthquake was felt just outside of Chelan Sunday night.

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