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  1. 3 killed, thousands without power in Northwest windstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Rain and high winds snarled the morning commute in the Puget Sound area and the Inland Nor... . A piece of steel roofing blows off the SpokAnimal building in east Spokane, Wash., Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, as a storm sweeps through the area.


  2. War on Christmas? Starbucks cups cause social media outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    It's as red as Santa's suit, a poinsettia b... . A barista pours steamed milk into a red paper cup while making an espresso drink at a Starbucks coffee shop in the Pike Place Market, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Seattle.


  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    24, 2015, in Seattle. The duck boat did not have an axle repair ... . David Pratt, the assistant director for transportation safety at the Washington state Utilities and Transportation Commission, talks to members of the media Monday, Sept.


  4. Amphibious tour vehicle lacked axle fix before Seattle crashRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A Seattle duck boat that swerved into an oncoming charter bus, killing five people and injuring dozens, did not have an axle repair that was recommended for at least some of the amphibious tour vehicles in 2013, federal investigators said. Ride the Ducks International, which refurbished the vehicle in 2005, warned its customers two years ago about potential axle failure and recommended a specific repair or increased monitoring, National Transportation Safety Board member Earl Weener said at a Sunday news conference.


  5. Feds: Axle from duck boat in deadly crash 'sheared off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    24, 2015, after multiple students in the college's international program were killed when the charter bus they were ridin... . Seattle Police officers photograph the front tire and wheel of a "Ride the Ducks" tourist vehicle before the bus is loaded onto a flatbed tow truck Thursday, Sept.


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

    Sep 25, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    24, 2015, after it was involved in a fatal crash with a charter passenger b... . A towing worker stands in front of a charter passenger bus that was involved in a fatal crash with a "Ride the Duck"s tourist vehicle earlier in the day, Thursday, Sept.


  7. 'Fun' tour of Seattle turns into nightmare for studentsRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A fun day designed to introduce new international college students to Seattle turned into a nightmare when a "duck boat" tour vehicle collided into their charter bus on a busy bridge, killing four students and injuring dozens. Rujia Xie and other North Seattle College students were on their way to the city's iconic Pike Place Market and Safeco Field for new student orientation events Thursday when she heard the crash from the back of the bus.


  8. Police body cameras may solve one problem but create othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Under a pilot program, 12 officers wear b... . In this image from video, a body camera worn by Seattle police officer Chris Myers is shown on June 18, 2015 in Seattle.


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

    Sep 9, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    8, 2015, at the John Stanfo... . Nancy Kiser, a fifth-grade teacher at Kimball Elementary School, examines a picket sign to be used in the event of a strike by teachers in the Seattle School District, Tuesday, Sept.


  10. Shell to Seattle: oil drill rigs are comingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has urge... . Greenpeace activist Zoe Buckley Lennox, of Australia, testifies during a meeting of the Port of Seattle Commission addressing the status of a Port lease with Foss Maritime, Tuesday, May 12, 2015, in Seattle.


  11. Marriage plans and writing occupy Amanda KnoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito expect to learn their fate Friday wh... . FILE -- In this Oct. 4, 2011 file photo Amanda Knox, flanked by her mother Edda Mellas, gestures at a news conference in Seattle, after returning home from Italy.


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