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    Seattle sends Boise its economic boom, and its problems

    As Seattle sheds longtime residents amid a population and economic boom, Boise is absorbing many who cannot afford to live in the Emerald City anymore.
  • Chewing tobacco banned at Safeco, CenturyLink

    SEATTLE (AP) — The King County Board of Health has voted to ban the use of smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events in the county, which includes Seattle. The Seattle Times reports the board voted unanimously on the measure Thursday. It will go into effect May 19. The move comes in response to health […]
  • Jury: Boat dealer condoned sexually hostile work environment

    SEATTLE (AP) — A Tacoma jury has awarded a former boat salesman $800,000 after finding his managers bullied him relentlessly and exposed him to a sexually hostile work environment, and then fired him when he complained. The Seattle Times reported Thursday that the jury in U.S. District Court awarded Gregory Corliss $500,000 in general damages […]
  • Mill Creek man gets 16 years for fatally stabbing wife

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Mill Creek man has been sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for fatally stabbing his 66-year-old wife last year. The Daily Herald reports 53-year-old Matt Alton was sentenced Thursday in the February 2017 death of Norensa Pillias. Court documents say Alton stabbed Pillias 18 times in a culmination […]
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    Police: UW College Republicans assaulted by Antifa affiliate; group targeted for second day

    University of Washington College Republicans have been assaulted on the UW campus two days in a row by Antifa and other protesters.
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    Driver shot on I-5 in Seattle during suspected road rage incident

    A man was shot while driving on northbound I-5 in South Seattle in what police are calling a road rage incident.
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    King County bans pro-players from using any tobacco during games

    The King County Board of Health is considering a total ban of all tobacco products at all stadiums countywide. This includes players.
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    Mystery debris causes several flat tires near I-405

    What caused several flat tires on our roads Thursday morning remains a mystery.
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    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.
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    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.
  • Police: Man shot motorist in road rage incident on I-5

    SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot during a road-rage incident on Interstate 5 in Seattle. The Washington State Patrol says the shooting happened Wednesday morning just before South Michigan Street. The victim told officers that he was driving his car north about 6 a.m. when a motorist pulled in front of him […]
  • Charlie Morton dominant as Astros silence Mariners 9-2

    SEATTLE (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, Jose Altuve hit a three-run double and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on Thursday. After losing the series opener, the Astros won their third straight behind another impressive pitching performance. Morton allowed singles to Robinson Cano, Mitch Haniger and Nelson Cruz, […]
  • Department of Defense employee pleads guilty to sexual abuse

    SEATTLE (AP) — Federal officials say a Department of Defense civilian employee from Port Orchard has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a co-worker while on a temporary assignment to a U.S. Naval base in Japan. The U.S. Justice Department says 36-year-old Michael Cerera pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of abusive sexual contact before U.S. […]
  • Commissioners OK $25 million in bonds for Spokane Sportsplex

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Spokane County commissioners have approved issuance of $25 million in bonds to help build the Spokane Sportsplex – a proposed multiuse sports facility with capacity to host national and local events. The Spokesman-Review reports the $42 million Sportsplex – to be constructed on a 5-acre site north of the Spokane River […]
  • Justices: Teacher wasn’t required to report children’s abuse

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect. But Washington’s Supreme Court says that requirement doesn’t necessarily apply when a teacher’s own child is the victim. In an 8-1 ruling Thursday, the court dismissed a Pierce County case against a teacher […]

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