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Thousands rally across US after Ferguson decision

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Thousands of people rallied late Monday in U.S. cities including Los Angeles and New York to passionately but peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri.


In Portland, small Ferguson protest is peaceful

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Horses set free from Portland mounted police stable

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Daily Rant&Rave: Good luck speeding off with that flat tire

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

RAVE To the honest staff person at the wine bar who turned in my wallet to the hostess when I left it behind in my haste to get to Benaroya Hall to see David Sedaris, something I’d been looking forward to for a long time. We came from Whidbey Island to Seattle for the event, and the tickets we


Lawsuit filed to stop Snake River dredging

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Environmental groups and the Nez Perce Tribe have filed a lawsuit to stop proposed dredging of the lower Snake River to aid barge traffic from Lewiston, Idaho — the farthest inland seaport on the West Coast.


Seattle mayor says "murder of Mr. Brown" quote was a misstatement

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he didn't mean to refer to the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo. as "murder."


Bremerton shipyard to hire 850

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard plans to hire 850 helpers -- an entry-level position that allows workers to advance in production trades.


Car strikes bear on I-90 near Issaquah

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A car traveling west on Interstate 90 near Issaquah struck a bear cub Tuesday evening.


Inmate found guilty of 2011 attack on Kent jail guard

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A King County jury returned a guilty verdict Tuesday afternoon in the first-degree assault trial of Sean Graham for beating a corrections officer at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent in January 2011.


NRA intends to lobby against new background-check law

November 25th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Washington state voters this month approved -- by a wide margin -- the expansion of gun-purchase background checks to private sales and transfers. Now that Initiative 594 has passed, gun-rights supporters are shifting gears from working to defeat a proposal to opposing a new law.


Former pet 'rhinestone' fawn back in the wild at Fort Flagler

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Seattle preparing for Ferguson grand jury decision

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle’s emergency operations center will be activated after the grand-jury decision in Ferguson, Mo. is announced, a Seattle police official said Monday.


Navy to decommission 2 more ships in Puget Sound

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Mudslide stops passenger trains south of Everett

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Couple pistol-whipped, robbed at Seattle's Volunteer Park

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle police are looking for two men who robbed and pistol-whipped a man and woman Sunday night at Volunteer Park.


Former King County health chief joins nonprofit PATH

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Dr. David Fleming, who stepped down in August from his job as director of Public Health - Seattle  & King County,  is joining the Seattle-based PATH, a global health organization.


Mayor releases plan for medical marijuana in Seattle

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Mayor Ed Murray's office outlined its plan for the medical-marijuana industry this afternoon. The plan calls for licensing of recreational and medical-marijuana businesses and creates regulations for medical-marijuana providers.


In Seattle, a march, ‘die-ins’ and police pelted with rocks

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Joining demonstrators across the country, Seattle marchers carried signs staged “die-ins” and blocked Interstate 5 while protesting the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer.


Man, woman found dead in Kennewick home

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Ida Ballasiotes, lawmaker and anti-crime activist, dies at 78

November 24th, 2014 - Seattle Times

As an activist and state legislator, Ida Ballasiotes turned the murder of her daughter into a crusade for tougher laws protecting the public from sex offenders.


 






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