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1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Republicans vs. Republicans on Metro rescue plan

Metro bus service: Either voters enact a rescue package in April 22nd election, or a lot of buses will be missing.

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Related Topix: Olympia, WA

5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Charge: Couple left North Bend girl with cerebral palsy to rot, starve while living on her welfare

They had two flat screen TVs, an extensive reptile collection and a steady stream of welfare checks meant to help a blind teen with cerebral palsy.

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Related Topix: North Bend, WA, TV, Electronics

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Seattle Times

Nephew held in slaying of Bellevue woman

A Bellevue man suspected of killing his elderly aunt after he relapsed on drugs was ordered held in connection with her slaying on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Man arrested in aunt's death held on $2M bail

A King County District Court judge has ordered a 53-year-old man held on $2 million bail in the slaying of the 72-year-old aunt with whom he lived in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Washington Policy Center

King County Metro officials confirm windfall tax revenues; plan to impose 92% of planned service cuts

King County Metro officials reported on the $30 million windfall in sales tax revenues they are receiving this year.

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Auburn Reporter

Fain's work improves access to developmental disability services

Following the legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed into law the Vulnerable Individuals Priority Act, co-sponsored by Joe Fain that will provide developmental disability services to 5,000 people currently on a waiting list.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Auburn, WA, Federal Way, WA

The Highline Times

Student demonstration for Prop. 1 sees light turnout

The message that King County Metro Transit will see major cuts in service if Prop.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Charge: Balcony flasher admits he molested girl

A Covington man accused of masturbating on his apartment balcony while waving to a neighbor is alleged to have admitted to worse following his arrest.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA

The Normandy Park Blog

Scam Alert: Don't fall for fake Sheriff's Office warrant phone scam

The Normandy Park Police Department issued the following alert for residents on Sunday, April 13, warning of a telephone scam where a caller impersonates a Sergeant with the King County Sheriff's Office: "Several citizens have been contacted by an individual who claims to be with the King County Sheriffs Office .

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Related Topix: Normandy Park, WA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Renton man held in girlfriend’s slaying

A King County District Court judge on Monday found probable cause to hold a 20-year-old Renton man on investigation of second-degree murder in connection with the strangling of the man's 20-year-old girlfriend on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA

Bellevue Reporter

Suspicious death in downtown Bellevue now a murder investigation | One man in custody

Bellevue Police have confirmed a man was arrested this morning in connection to the murder of a 72-year-old woman found in her downtown Bellevue apartment by family members Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, WA

Federal Way Mirror

Fatal one-car accident involved stolen car

Officers from the Federal Way Police Department responded to a "vehicle v. fence collision" today in the 30000 block of Pacific Highway.

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Related Topix: Federal Way, WA, Des Moines, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Renegade Dem. Tom to retire from Legislature

Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom, a titular Democrat who leads a Republican-dominated coalition, announced Monday that he is leaving the Legislature for reasons of health and family.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Vashon Loop

Friends of Mukai Program features the Mukai Garden

A program focused on Kuni Mukai's historic landmark garden will be offered by Friends of Mukai at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 23rd at the Vashon Maury Island Land Trust Building.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Vashon, WA, Recreational Vehicle, Award

The Waterland Blog

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce on Friday, April 11. Mayors Lucy Krakowiak , Burien, Dave Kaplan , Des Moines, Mia Gregerson , SeaTac, and Jim Haggerton , Tukwila, all said at the annual luncheon that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Burien, WA, Des Moines, WA, SeaTac, WA, Tukwila, WA

WNYC-AM New York

Waste Treatment Plant Boasts It's Pefect For Weddings

The plant in King County, Wash., is billed as offering beautiful landscape, a dance floor, catering, and space for guests.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

PNW Local News

20-year-old woman killed in south Renton apartment

A 20-year-old Renton man called 911 late Saturday morning to report he had just killed his girlfriend in an apartment on South Eagle Ridge Drive and the apartment was booby trapped.

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Related Topix: Renton, WA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Wash. judges block release of sex-offender info

Donna Zink of Mesa, in Franklin County, said she wants to post the information about the Level 1 sex offenders - those least likely to re-offend - on her website, The Yakima Herald reported .

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Related Topix: Franklin County, WA, Mesa, WA, Yakima, WA

NWCN.com

Shoreline man, woman dead in apparent murder-suicide

Sgt. Kathleen Larson with the King County Sheriff's Office says just before 9 a.m. Saturday a woman called 911 to report hearing two shots fired.

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Related Topix: Shoreline, WA

Redmond Neighborhood Blog

Season lineup for 2014 Marymoor Park Concert Series

Initial launch includes The Fray, Gavin DeGraw, Matt Nathanson, Robyn + RA yksopp, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Heart, Steely Dan, Slightly Stoopid, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Cheech & Chong, War, Foreigner, Styx, 1077 The End's Summer Camp, Counting Crows, Ray LaMontagne, Rebelution.

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Related Topix: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Pop/Rock, Reggae, Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson, Redmond, WA

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