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State reaches agreement on more union contracts

About 6,000 employees at the state Department of Corrections will receive a pay raise of nearly 10 percent over the next two years under an arbitration judgment.

$520K to Longview man for wrongful conviction

A 45-year-old Longview man hopes to start a business with the half-million dollars he was awarded for being imprisoned for a decade on a wrongful conviction.

Seattle doctor among lead authors of IUD recommendation for teen girls

It was a recommendation by the nation's most influential pediatrician's group and it took many parents by surprise: Teen girls should use an intrauterine device, or IUD.

Ballot briefing: DelBene, Celis offer few answers

Washington's first congressional district has an interesting race on its hands. Republican Pedro Celis is running against a fellow Microsoft alum, Democratic incumbent Suzan DelBene.

Huge tax breaks for Boeing weren't tied to jobs; 2,000 jobs to be cut, moved from Washington

Just what does Boeing owe the State of Washington after getting nearly $9 billion in tax breaks? That's the question being asked today after the company announced plans to move another 2,000 jobs out of state.

Breast cancer survivor says God's command to get mammogram saved life

Bridgette Hempstead is used to talking to God, but he doesn't usually talk back. That is, until the day she swears a message from the Lord saved her life, and inspired her to create a Seattle foundation helping save detect and treat breast cancer.

Swarming insects bugging Spokane residents

The insects bugging some Spokane residents this fall are smoky-winged ash aphids.

5-year prison sentence for Lynnwood bomb threat

A man who threatened to blow up a Department of Corrections office in Lynnwood was sentenced in Everett to nearly five years in prison.

Yakima County woman has West Nile virus

The state Health Department says a Yakima County woman in her 40s is being treated for West Nile virus.

Man stabbed in group fight in downtown Seattle

Witnesses told police a group of people jumped out of a car and fought with a group on a downtown Seattle sidewalk.

Spokane council OKs rules for ride-share services

The Spokane City Council has approved new rules for ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft. The council also passed rules Monday night that ease the regulations for taxis.

Man shot in head in Spokane Valley, minor injuries

Spokane County sheriff's officers say the person who shot a man in the head in Spokane Valley remains at large but they don't believe there is a threat to the public.

Sheriff: Theft suspect flees, killed in crash

A King County sheriff's spokesman says a theft suspect driving a car with a stolen license plate fled from a deputy and died in a crash involving a pickup truck. Three people were seriously injured in the crash.

Chiefs break Seahawks' Guinness noise record

Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest outdoor venue in sports.

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