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    Mayor Durkan responds to allegations of ‘toxic’ work environment

    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan responded Wednesday to a Crosscut report, alleging a toxic work environment in her office. 
  • Senate approves bill limiting measles vaccine exemptions

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure to remove the option of a philosophical exemption for the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine has cleared the Washington state Senate. After some initial confusion about whether the bill was properly brought to the floor ahead of a 5 p.m. PDT deadline, majority Democrats returned to the floor […]
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    UW researchers developing permanent flu vaccine score $45M donation

    Researchers at the University of Washington recently received a $45 million dollar donation, and hope to apply part of it to the development of a permanent flu vaccine.
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    Kent police arrest suspect following fatal carjacking

    A manhunt is underway as police search for two persons of interest in the death of a Kent man who was carjacked Monday night.
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    Historic Seattle gargoyles gone forever, but questions persist

    It appears as though a pair of historic gargoyles that used to adorn the old Civic Arena are well and truly gone. But how did this happen in the first place?
  • Frosty Fowler

    Frosty Fowler: Late local DJ stayed cool while Space Needle shook

    What happened when beloved Radio KING host Frosty Fowler was broadcasting from atop the Space Needle during Seattle's 1965 earthquake? KIRO Radio's Feliks Banel weighs in.
  • Carrasco K’s 12, Indians sweep Mariners with 1-0 win

    SEATTLE (AP) — Carlos Carrasco rebounded from one of his worst starts with 12 strikeouts, Jake Bauers hit a solo homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Carrasco (2-2) pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, dominating as the Indians handed Seattle its sixth straight loss. The […]
  • Medical Examiner: Deputy, suspect died of gunshot wounds

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County Medical Examiner’s Office says a Washington state sheriff’s deputy killed after responding to a call about a disabled motorhome died from a gunshot wound to the chest. The medical examiner’s office said Wednesday that 29-year-old Deputy Justin DeRosier’s manner of death was homicide. Authorities say Brian Butts fatally […]
  • Pro freeskier Dave Treadway dies in backcountry accident

    PEMBERTON, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian professional freeskier Dave Treadway has died in a backcountry accident north of Whistler. He was 34. A statement on Treadway’s website said he died Monday near Rhododendron Mountain, not far from his Pemberton-area home. Pemberton Search and Rescue confirmed it responded Monday after learning the skier had fallen about […]
  • Seattle college walkout

    Walkouts held at 3 Seattle community colleges to protest funding crisis

    Hundreds of students and staff walked out at three Seattle college campuses Tuesday, saying the state’s system of community and technical colleges is in crisis because of lack of funding by the state.
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    Covington family’s eye-witness account of the burning at Notre Dame

    A family traveled from Covington, Washington to Paris and spent the day at Notre Dame mere hours before the famous cathedral burned. They watched the tragedy unfold.
  • Murder of 2 California women in 1970s linked to dead inmate

    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say DNA evidence has linked the cold-case rape and murder of two women in California’s Central Coast to a man who died in a Washington prison. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that Arthur Rudy Martinez’s DNA recently matched DNA left by the suspect in […]
  • Inslee mental health network plan clears second floor vote

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A plan from Gov. jay Inslee to create a network of regional behavioral health facilities has cleared its second full floor vote in the state Legislature. The proposal would change the way mental and behavioral health care are delivered in the state by shifting capacity away from Eastern and Western State, […]
  • Inslee signs measure to codify some health care rules

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure to ensure that some of the Affordable Care Act’s federal protections are protected in state law. Inslee signed the measure Wednesday. It duplicates protections created by the health care law, known as Obamacare, including rules that insurers can’t block patients with pre-existing conditions […]
  • Air Force evacuates 13 planes to Washington to avoid storm

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Air Force is sending 13 aircraft from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita to a base in Washington because of the potential for severe weather in Kansas. Air Force spokesman 2nd Lt. Daniel de La Fe said in a news release Wednesday that the planes are being evacuated to Fairchild […]

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