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Suspected DUI driver dies after hitting Bremerton church

November 21st, 2014 - Seattle Times

Associated Press


Fred Hutch names Gilliland as new president and director

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced Thursday that it has named D. Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., an internationally renowned expert in cancer genetics and precision medicine, as its new president and director.


Sound Transit’s Northgate tunnel borer soon to head south

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Tunnel-boring machine Pamela will begin digging from Northgate any day now, launching a 1½-year voyage past the future Roosevelt and U-District Sound Transit light-rail stations, finishing next to Husky Stadium.


Sawant spends five hours in jail and continues $15 wage push

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant said Thursday that even though she spent five hours in jail the previous night, after a protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, her push to raise the minimum wage for airport workers to $15 will continue.


Corinthian Colleges selling most of its schools

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Corinthian Colleges is selling most of its Everest and WyoTech campuses, including schools in Washington, in the midst of several investigations and lawsuits by federal and state regulators.


New ferry named Chimacum

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

OLYMPIA — The state Transportation Commission decided Wednesday to name the newest Washington ferry the Chimacum (CHIM’-uh-kum).


Suspect arrested in fatal Lakewood home invasion

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Everett firefighter held on $50,000 bail in Seattle juvenile-sex sting

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

An off-duty Everett firefighter was ordered held on $50,000 bail after a judge found probable cause Thursday to hold him on investigation of attempted commercial sex abuse of a 15-year-old girl.


Local Congress members praise, blast Obama's immigration move

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Members of Congress began reacting to President Obama's speech on immigration Thursday afternoon even before it was delivered.


Former paramedic pleads not guilty to stealing drugs

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A former Medic One paramedic is accused of tampering with consumer products by stealing narcotics from rescue units and replacing them with other drugs.


2 years after victim recanted, man released after 19 years in prison

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Associated Press


Potential benefits of closer ties with China too attractive for state to ignore, panel says

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A Thursday night discussion, “A Bridge to China: Exploring the Northwest’s Future with the East,” was the second of The Seattle Times’ LiveWire events series.


Obituary: Fumiko Hayashida, 103, the face of WWII internment

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Fumiko Hayashida was the subject of a famous photograph taken in March 1942 as she waited with her children on Bainbridge Island to be forced into internment. She died in Seattle this month at age 103.


Year Up program opens up a new world in tech for students

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The Year Up program aims to help fill tech jobs through an intensive yearlong program of job training, mentoring and internships for young adults from underserved backgrounds. Here is the story of one of their students.


Trial of 3 accused of assault at firefighters memorial begins

November 20th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The trial for two former Seattle firefighters and a woman accused of assaulting a homeless man who was sleeping on memorial to fallen firefighters in Occidental Park began in Seattle Municipal Court on Thursday.


Shootout follows home robbery targeting pot dispensary owner

November 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

TACOMA — A Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman says at least one person was shot and wounded in a gun battle after a home invasion robbery targeted the owner of a marijuana dispensary.


Poulsbo relocates osprey nest off hot lights to new platform

November 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

A pair of ospreys had been nesting on an 80-foot light pole at a soccer field for about five years, but the nest posed a fire risk.


Man punches, gropes woman in Pioneer Square attack

November 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

Police arrested a man after he groped and punched a woman in Pioneer Square Tuesday night.


Man fatally shot last week in Des Moines identified

November 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

The man who was found fatally shot in the front yard of a Des Moines home last week was identified by the King County Medical Examiner as Robert H. Ward.


Maria Cantwell: Net neutrality should be "law of the land"

November 19th, 2014 - Seattle Times

UPDATED AT 11:09 A.M. WITH EXCERPTS  of CANTWELL'S SPEECH:


 






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