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  • smokeless tobacco, Safeco Field

    King County could ban pro-players from using smokeless tobacco

    The King County Board of Health is considering a total ban of all tobacco products at all stadiums countywide. This includes players.
  • flat tires

    Mystery debris causes several flat tires near I-405

    What caused several flat tires on our roads Thursday morning remains a mystery.
  • seattle businesses

    Seattle businesses send message to city council on taxes

    Seattle businesses all had a similar message for the city council -- they're suffering under layers of taxes and another one could kill off more stores and jobs in town.
  • Burien

    Good Samaritan critically injured in machete attack in Burien

    Deputies said a good Samaritan is in critical condition after he was attacked with a machete by two men who were harassing a homeless man Wednesday night in Burien.
  • Democratic House candidate in 5th District releases taxes

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Democratic U.S. House candidate Lisa Brown and her husband owed $69,487 in federal taxes last year. That’s according to the 2017 tax return that Brown released on Wednesday. Her opponent for the eastern Washington seat, Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, released her taxes earlier this week. The Spokesman-Review says Brown and […]
  • Electric power research center set for Purdue Discovery Park

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A company that makes equipment for the electric power industry plans to build a research center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories announced Thursday that it will build a 100,000-square-foot research center at the 40-acre technical park in West Lafayette that serves as Purdue’s hub for interdisciplinary research. […]
  • Judge dismisses defamation suit against Union Gap, mayor

    YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Yakima County Judge has dismissed a defamation suit filed against the city of Union Gap and its mayor by one of its councilmembers. Councilwoman Julie Schilling sued Mayor Roger Wentz and the city in 2016, alleging Wentz’s proposal earlier in the year to censure her and another councilman was done […]
  • Champion Eagles to face host Jaguars in London

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles will head to England’s home of soccer when they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in one of four NFL international games next season. Jacksonville, which fell in the AFC title game to New England before the Eagles beat the Patriots for the league championship, will […]
  • Man who came to aid of another is hospitalized in attack

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a Seattle area man is hospitalized in critical condition after he intervened to help a homeless man who was being attacked. The King County Sheriff’s Office says the 39-year-old Burien man was taken to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition Wednesday night. Spokesman Sgt. Ryan Abbott says two intoxicated men […]
  • Officials considering Seattle’s Highway 99 tunnel toll costs

    SEATTLE (AP) — State transportation commissioners say they are considering the lowest possible tolls for the Highway 99 tunnel in Seattle so motorists won’t be tempted to skip it for busy downtown streets. The Seattle Times reports that one top option would charge four rates that range from $1 on weekends and $1.50 at morning […]
  • Everett man pleads guilty to murder of woman

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An Everett man has pleaded guilty in the attack of two Maltby-area women with a knife last year, killing one and leaving the other seriously wounded. The Daily Herald reports 32-year-old John Dimitri Kuljis Jr. pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count each of second-degree murder and first-degree assault for the Feb. […]
  • seattle tunnel toll

    Tolls for SR 99 tunnel taking shape, should be decided in September

    Washington's transportation officials has four toll options for Seattle's new State Route 99 tunnel, all designed to keep tolls low enough that drivers don't avoid the tunnel.
  • seattle march

    Students organize ‘We Won’t Be Next Seattle’ rally focused on shootings outside of schools

    Students are organizing the "We Won’t Be Next Seattle" rally scheduled for Friday, April 20 in Seattle's Occidental Park. At least 34 schools have committed to attend.
  • Sound transit northgate light rail station

    Snohomish council calls Sound Transit’s approach flawed

    What could frustrate council members in Snohomish County? The fact that Sound Transit will have light rail in other Seattle neighborhoods before Everett.
  • Inslee, Nevada Democrats call for expanded background checks

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats urging more action to prevent gun violence will hold a press conference Thursday at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to call for expanded background checks and a ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms. Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, the chairman of […]

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