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  1. Exploding e-cigarettes send users to hospital with gruesome injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The electronic cigarette consists of a battery on the bottom and a bottom-coiled tank on top. Electronic cigarettes are growing in popularity, but concern still lingers nationwide about their safety.

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  2. Seattle police release video of car chase, shootoutRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SEATTLE Seattle police have released dash-cam videos showing a carjacker speeding the wrong way up a one-way street, firing at a pursuing patrol car and finally spinning out his stolen, wrecked Camaro in a cloud of smoke as officers shot and killed him. No bystanders or police suffered significant injuries in the events Sunday afternoon, which began when workers at a Pike Place Market coffee shop called 911 to report there was a man with a gun inside.

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  3. Seahawks' Fred Jackson uninjured in car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Seattle Seahawks running back Fred Jackson wears pink gloves and other items for breast cancer awareness before an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Seattle. RENTON, Wash.

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  4. State suspends operations of Seattle tour firm after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    An emergency official stands near a charter bus, left, and a "Ride the Ducks" amphibious tour bus following a fatal crash that killed five people on Thursday in Seattle. SEATTLE>> The operations of a Seattle tour company have been suspended after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an oncoming charter bus last week, killing five people and hurting dozens of others.

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  5. Washington state suspends operations of duck tour companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A tour bus, right, and a chartered passenger bus, left, remain on the Aurora Ave. Bridge following a fatal crash early Thursday in Seattle. SEATTLE >> Washington state regulators suspended the operations of a Seattle tour company Monday after one of its amphibious vehicles swerved into an oncoming charter bus last week, killing five people and hurting dozens of others.

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  6. Axle from duck boat in deadly crash 'sheared off,' feds reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of a fatal collision involving a charter bus, center left, and a "Ride the Ducks" amphibious tour bus on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle on Thursday. SEATTLE>> The left front axle of the duck boat involved in a deadly Seattle accident was "sheared off," but federal investigators said Saturday they don't know if it was damaged before the collision with a charter bus that killed four international college students.

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  7. Critics say duck boats are too dangerous for city streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A tour bus, right, and a chartered passenger bus, left, remain on the Aurora Ave. Bridge following a fatal crash early Thursday in Seattle. SEATTLE>> The National Transportation Safety Board's investigation into the deadly crash of a duck boat and charter bus is the first time the agency has looked into a land crash of the amphibious vehicles critics say are too dangerous for city streets.

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  8. Seattle teacher strike keeps kids home on 1st day of schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Teachers at West Seattle Elementary School begin walking a picket line Wednesday morning in Seattle after last-minute negotiations over wages and other issues failed to avert a strike in Washington state's largest school district. SEATTLE >> Thousands of Seattle teachers awash in red hoisted signs exclaiming "On Strike!" Wednesday after contract negotiations broke down and they marched on picket lines on what was supposed to be the first day of school.

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