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Wildfire Smoke Begins To Clear Up In Seattle
The air quality in Seattle and other parts of Washington, classified as "unhealthy," is finally beginning to improve.
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Family Of Airport Worker Who Crashed Plane 'Shocked, Devastated'
His intent was "not to harm anyone. He was right in saying there are so many people who loved him."
Man Who Stole, Crashed Seattle Plane ID'd As Horizon Air Worker Richard Russell
The ground service worker took an Alaska Airlines plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Massive Search Underway For Missing Seattle Hiker
Dozens of volunteers and multiple agencies are in a desperate search for Samantha Sayers.
America's Housing Crisis Is Forcing More People To Live In Vehicles
Wealthy cities like Berkeley and Seattle are seeing a boom in people calling their cars and RVs "home."
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Seattle Becomes The First Major American City To Ban Plastic Straws And Utensils
The ban there marks a major milestone in the movement against disposable plastics.
Please Stand For Our New National Anthem: 'What's Up, Bootlickers?'
Support our troops.
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Facing Pressure From Amazon, Seattle Repeals 'Head Tax'
City politicians were up against a corporate-funded opposition effort. So they caved.
These Landmarks Around The Globe Are Getting A Celebratory Makeover For Pride
Monuments around the world will honor LGBTQ pride this June.
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Mussels In Waters Off Seattle Test Positive For Opioids
Oxycodone that entered Puget Sound contaminated shellfish tissue, scientists found.
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Seattle Passes Controversial New Tax On City's Biggest Companies To Combat Housing Crisis
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Following the council vote, Amazon’s vice president, Drew Herdener, said the company has resumed construction planning for its so-called Block 18 project in downtown Seattle.
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How Amazon Is Holding Seattle Hostage
The city wants to tax large corporations to pay for homeless housing, but Jeff Bezos isn't pleased.
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News Anchor At Sinclair-Owned Station Hits Back At Trump
"Actually, this isn't funny at all. None of it," said Mary Nam of Seattle's KOMO.
Police Video Shows Hilariously Failed Robbery
A band of thieves walked right into the arms of police after stealing more than $2200 worth of goods from a Seattle Costco.
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ICE Lawyer Charged With Trying To Defraud Immigrants By Stealing Their Identities
Raphael A. Sanchez allegedly targeted seven people whose cases were being processed by the agency.
Police Move In As Clashes Erupt At Right-Wing Rally At University Of Washington
5 arrested at "Patriot Prayer" gathering in Seattle arranged by the College Republicans.
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Seattle To Become Latest City To Erase Past Marijuana Convictions
Washington voters moved to legalize the drug in 2012.
Truly Inept Burglary Attempt Gets Truly Epic Play-By-Play
"Oh my God! Somebody get some salami and cream cheese and rub it all over his face ― he’s unconscious and on the ground!"
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Injection Sites Provide Safe Spots To Shoot Up
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Increasing Demand Earlier this month, a spell of arctic weather brought record crowds to Corner Project’s always busy second
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Derailed Amtrak Train Was Going 80 MPH In 30 MPH Zone
The crash over a Washington state highway killed at least three people.
Amtrak Train Derails In Washington State
An Amtrak train carrying 78 passengers and 5 crew members derailed in Washington state.
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Amtrak Derailment Over Washington State Highway Kills Multiple People
The train hurtled off an overpass during its inaugural run of a new high-speed service route.
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Federal Court In Seattle Also Rules Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban
“The Court finds that the policy prohibiting openly transgender individuals from serving in the military is likely unconstitutional.”
Cities Make Their Bid to be The Home of the Next Amazon Headquarters
When Seattle based Amazon announced it was taking applicants for a second location headquarters, cities around the country are pulling out all the stops to win the tech giant’s bid.
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Why The Hotel Industry Is Fighting Proposals To Give Housekeepers Panic Buttons
Despite tales of sexual harassment and assault, the leading industry lobby sees the devices as a "fig leaf" and a "solution in search of a problem."
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