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  1. Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The last of the estimated 125,000 Washington state children who missed the start of school because of teacher strikes are now all going back to class, ending a series of teacher strikes over pay raises that escalated some cases to court and state intervention. South of Seattle in the city of Tumwater, teachers ratified a new work contract agreement on Monday after a 16-day strike.

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  2. Strike ending for last Washington teachers still picketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The widespread district-level teacher strikes in Washington state may be coming to an end. Tumwater School District teachers said on Sunday that they have reached a tentative agreement with the school system.

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  3. Judge rules against striking Tumwater teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A superior court judge has ruled against Tumwater teachers who have been on strike for just over a week. The Olympian reports that Thurston County Superior Court Judge Chris Lanese granted a preliminary injunction Wednesday in favor of the Tumwater School District, but did not set a return-to-work date.

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  4. Deals reached to end 2 Southwest Washington teacher strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Teachers in two Southwest Washington school districts say they've reached deals to end their strikes. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that unions representing teachers in the Evergreen School District in Vancouver and the Longview School District announced the tentative contract agreements early Sunday.

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  5. Judges: No penalties but Washington teacher strikes illegalRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    School district leaders in Tumwater in Thurston County and Longview in Cowlitz County both filed injunctions after their respective teacher unions went on strike over pay raises. Local bargaining units at most of the state's 295 school systems have sought to renegotiate salaries this year after the state infused $1 billion for teacher pay to resolve the long-running McCleary court battle, which determined that the Evergreen State was inadequately funding public education.

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  6. Investigators: Attacks on Washington worship halls linkedRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Federal investigators say the shooting and three arsons at places of worship for Jehovah's Witnesses in western Washington state are connected. KOMO-TV reports authorities are offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest after Kingdom Halls were attacked in Olympia, Tumwater and Yelm.

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  7. Walmart shooting hero: 'This was a traumatic experience'Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The man hailed as a hero for halting a gunman's rampage outside a Walmart store in Tumwater has come forward, saying he fired his weapon only after it became clear that the gunman might hurt more people. KOMO-TV reports Oakville Fire Department EMT and church pastor David George described the experience at a news conference Wednesday.

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  8. Walmart shooting hero: 'This was a traumatic experience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The man hailed as a hero for halting a gunman's rampage outside a Walmart store in Tumwater has come forward, saying he fired his weapon only after it became clear that the gunman might hurt more people. KOMO-TV reports Oakville Fire Department EMT and church pastor David George described the experience at a news conference Wednesday.

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  9. Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bysta... . A bullet hole is left in the door of a black Ford Focus as police investigate the scene of a shooting at a Walmart in Tumwater, Wash., Sunday June 17, 2018.

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  10. Police identify suspect fatally shot by civilian at WalmartRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Police have identified a 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington, as the suspect who was shot and killed after a string of carjackings and a shooting Sunday at a Walmart store in Tumwater. Multiple news outlets reported Monday Tim Day was the suspect shot and killed by a citizen in the Walmart parking lot.

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  11. Gunman wounds 2 at Walmart store, fatally shot by bystanderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A gunman wounded two people before being fatally shot by a bystander at a Walmart store in Washington state Sunday evening. The incident happened about 5 p.m. in Tumwater.

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  12. 2 injured in helicopter crash at Olympia airportRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Authorities say a pilot and mechanic were in a helicopter that crashed after taking off at Olympia Regional Airport in Tumwater. City of Tumwater spokeswoman Ann Cook says the helicopter from NW Helicopters had just taken off on a test flight when it experienced a mechanical issue.

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  13. Suspect arrested in stranger rape of Tumwater womanRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    TV reported Thursday that Logan Humphrey of Olympia was already in jail in connection with a 2017 rape when detectives uncovered evidence linking him to the January rape, police said. Police reports say the 41-year-old victim was walking at about 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22 when a stranger grabbed her and pulled her into a wooded area.

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  14. Tumwater man accused of bestiality, possessing child pornRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Olympian reports that 50-year-old Hunter Scott Christian entered his plea on Tuesday. He posted $75,000 bail the day prior.

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  15. Tumwater man arrested on 13 counts of cruelty to dogsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A 50-year-old Tumwater man has been arrested on suspicion of 13 counts of first-degree animal cruelty after investigators found pictures and videos of the man engaged in sexual activity with at least three dogs.

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  16. Skydiving Santa accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Washington State Department of Health was asking for public commentary on a proposal that would add a gender-neutral option for sex designation on birth certificates. The hearing was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon in Tumwater.

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  17. Florida man dressed as Santa breaks leg in skydiving accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A charity event took a scary turn over the weekend when a skydiver dressed as Santa Claus lost control of his parachute and hit a tree, then broke his leg on the crash landing. Dramatic video captured the landing at the Tampa Bay Beach Bums Operation Santa Charity Volleyball Tournament on Gulfport Beach on December 2. Avid skydiver George Krokus was the Santa in question.

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