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  1. Man who had life sentence commuted now facing murder charge - Mon, 27 Nov 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    A man who had a previous life sentence commuted by the Washington state governor is now facing a new murder charge. The King County prosecutor's office is accusing 50-year-old Stonney Marcus Rivers of murder and assault for the shooting death of a man in a Kent motel room in early November.

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  2. Amazon hiring people in the South Sound for holiday season - Tue, 17 Oct 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Amazon will be hiring about 2,500 people in the South Sound for a variety of positions as it ramps up for the holiday shopping season. Amazon has 75 fulfillment centers across the nation.

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  3. Seattle small forward gives verbal commitment to Kent, Washington...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Ernie Kent brought in the former Garfield High coach to help the Cougars better recruit the Puget Sound, and on Saturday, WSU got a verbal commitment from Seattle small forward CJ Elleby of Cleveland High. I am very excited to announce that I will be continuing my basketball career at Washington State University! #GoCougs #Committed pic.twitter.com/qDkKCQallX Elleby reportedly has offers from both of the Division I programs in his home town - Washington and Seattle U - in addition to Pepperdine and Santa Clara.

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  4. University of Florida says no to white nationalist event - Wed, 16 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his supporters vowed to file a court challenge. UF President W. Kent Fuchs said in a statement that the decision was made after assessing risks to the campus, community and law enforcement following last weekend's deadly violence during a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  5. Kent police fatally shoot man they say dragged an officer - Wed, 09 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Officers in Kent, Washington, shot and killed a man they say dragged an officer while driving off in a stolen car. Kent Police spokesman Jarod Kasner says officers were responding to a domestic violence call early Wednesday morning when they saw a man run away and get into a car that was later confirmed as stolen.

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  6. Police: Macklemore driving on suspended license in crash - Thu, 03 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Washington State Patrol says rapper Benjamin Haggerty, who is better known as Macklemore, was cited for driving on a suspended license for an unpaid ticket after a collision Friday night. KCPQ-TV reported Wednesday that Haggerty was driving a 2016 S-Class Mercedes when he was struck by the driver of a 1986 Chevrolet pickup north of Seattle on Whidbey Island.

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  7. Growers rely on dwindling immigrant workforce to harvest onions - Sun, 30 Jul 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    It takes a crew of onion pickers just a few hours to transform a field from a sea of knee-high green to a dusty-brown collection of onion bulbs. After farmers drive over with a tractor to undercut the bulbs, workers stream through, grabbing the loose onions and pulling them up.

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  8. Trio charged in random Seattle shootings - Thu, 08 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Three people have been arrested and charged in what authorities describe as a series of random shootings in the Seattle area, including one that sent dozens of bullets into a schoolteacher's home and another that left a newspaper carrier with life-threatening injuries. The first shooting came on April 24, when two of the defendants - Melissa Prisila Langi, 23, and Rodney T. Strickland, 17 - tested out a newly purchased AK-47 by firing 19 bullets at a couple and their young daughters as they walked to the front door of their home at a trailer park in the south suburb of Kent, authorities said in charging documents filed this week.

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  9. Washington records - Wed, 07 Jun 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Charlene M. Orcutt v. Bank of America et al., complaint to set aside nonjudicial foreclosure sale; intentional and negligent misrepresentation; violation of Washington Consumer Protection Act; and breach of requirements of the deed of trust act.

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  10. Huntington's disease is going to kill him, but this Bellingham...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    After Jeff Carroll got tested to see if he'd die prematurely from a hereditary disease that killed his mother and grandmother, a doctor unfolded the results, checked to see if Carroll still wanted them, then read them aloud. Huntington's disease is relentless in its attack on brain cells.

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  11. WHL: Kolesar leads Thunderbirds past Pats 6-1; series tied 2-2 - Wed, 10 May 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Keegan Kolesar had a goal and set up two others to lead the Seattle Thunderbirds to a 6-1 rout over the Regina Pats on Wednesday in Game 4 of the Western Hockey League final. The best-of-seven series for the Ed Chynoweth Cup is now tied 2-2.

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  12. Washington state school district halts international trips - Sat, 29 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Children's drawings that read "Welcome to America, America is a good place," are displayed Monday, April 24, 2017, at a Jewish Family Service Refugee and Immigrant Service Center in Kent, Wash., during a visit by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. A school district there said it would halt all international school travel due concerns over to President Donald Trump's recent travel ban.

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  13. Police: 2 shot, 1 fatally, outside Kent gas station - Tue, 18 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Police say one man is dead and another is facing life-threatening injuries after an overnight shooting outside a Kent gas station. KIRO-TV reported that the shooting happened behind a 76 Station at 64th Avenue South and West Meeker Street shortly after 12 a.m. Tuesday.

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  14. Ernie Kent hires Ed Haskins as new WSU assistant coach - Mon, 10 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Ernie Kent injected some westside recruiting muscle into the Washington State basketball program on Monday, naming former Garfield High coach Ed Haskins as his newest assistant coach. Garfield is a regular producer of Pac-12 talent.

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  15. Police kill machete-wielding man in Des Moines - Thu, 23 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Authorities say a Kent police officer shot and killed a man who refused to drop a machete in Des Moines. KIRO-TV reported that officers from Des Moines, Kent and Tukwila went to the house at about 12:30 a.m. Thursday after people reported an armed man behaving erratically.

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  16. Washington state space firm has its first rocket customer - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    French satellite operator Eutelsat will be the first commercial customer for Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket, the two companies announced Tuesday. Eutelsat said it will launch a satellite on the rocket sometime in 2021 or 2022.

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  17. Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support - Tue, 07 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban Seattle and is encouraged by an outpouring of support, community leaders said. Hira Singh said Monday he has talked to the 39-year-old Indian man and his family by telephone and they are "getting back to normal."

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  18. Sikh man is 'getting back to normal,' heartened by support - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    A Sikh man who says a man shot him in the arm and told him to go back to his country is recovering from his wound at home in suburban Seattle and is encouraged by an outpouring of support, community leaders said Monday. Hira Singh said he has talked to the 39-year-old Indian man and his family by telephone and they are "getting back to normal."

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  19. Sikhs respond to shooting near Seattle with fear, disbelief - Mon, 06 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    KENT, Wash. - Fear, hurt and disbelief weighed on the minds of those who gathered at a Sikh temple after the shooting of a Sikh man who said a gunman approached him in his suburban Seattle driveway and told him "go back to your own country."

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  20. Police search for man who shot Sikh in Seattle suburb - Sat, 04 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Police in a Seattle suburb were looking for a gunman who shot a man in the arm and told him to "go back to your own country," the Seattle Times reported. The victim - a 39-year-old man who observes the Sikh faith - told police that he was working in his driveway about 8 p.m. Friday when the unknown man came up to him, the Times reported.

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