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Seattle police respond to report of cake assault

SEATTLE (AP) — Officers responding to an assault report at a north Seattle restaurant quickly got the facts: a man walked into a KFC, hurled a store-brand cake at employees, then walked out…. …read more

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Charge filed against dad in 1983 toddler killing

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors in Pierce County, Washington, have filed a manslaughter charge against a 57-year-old man for killing his 3-year-old son in 1983…. …read more

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Grant to help rebuild trail wiped out by Oso slide

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A $75,000 state grant is helping Snohomish County rebuild a part of a trail buried by the deadly mud slide in Oso…. …read more

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Driver runs over girl, 1, in Tenino driveway

TENINO, Wash. (AP) — A 1-year-old girl has died after she was run over by a vehicle in the driveway of her Tenino home…. …read more

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Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

By By PHUONG LE SEATTLE (AP) — With increasing numbers of volatile crude oil trains moving through Seattle’s “antiquated” downtown rail tunnel, city emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an oil train accident and improve the city’s ability to respond…. …read more

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Moda: Extending policies creates divided pool

By By BECKY BOHRER JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A spokesman for Moda Health says it doesn’t make sense for the company to continue to extend health insurance policies that are not in compliance with the federal health care overhaul…. …read more

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NASA announcing commercial crew winners

By By MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil…. …read more

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Police: Officer shoots, kills armed man in Lacey

LACEY, Wash. (AP) — Police fatally shot a man who fired a gun inside his family home, prompting his wife to lock herself in a bathroom with three young children…. …read more

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Officials: Officer chases suspect who shot him

DUVALL, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man…. …read more

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Man swimming off Seattle waterfront delays ferry

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police say a man taking a dip off the Seattle waterfront delayed the arrival of a ferry…. …read more

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