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Tractor Supply Company settles with EPA for failure to properly report propane storage at five Washington retail locations (WA)

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(Seattle?June 17, 2014) Tractor Supply Company (dba Del?s Feed and Farm Supply Stores) has settled with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violating the federal Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act. According to the settlement, the company failed to properly report prop...

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on Jun 18, 2014 at 05:22 PM
Seattle shooting suspect ch...

Seattle shooting suspect charged

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Aaron Ybarra has been accused of killing one person and wounding two others.

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on Jun 10, 2014 at 07:20 PM
America   s First Food Fore...

America s First Food Forest: From Ground Level to Canopy, Urban Agriculture is Growing Seattle

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Seattle has had a thriving community garden scene since the 1970s, when the P-Patch program first opened up city land to gardeners. With the recent planting of the Beacon Food Forest, however, the concept of a community garden is taking on vertical dimension.

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on Jun 09, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Seattle shooting suspect re...

Seattle shooting suspect reported 'a rage inside'

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SEATTLE (AP) — In 2010, Aaron Ybarra called 911 to report "a rage inside him" and said he wanted to hurt himself and others, according to a police report of the incident.

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on Jun 07, 2014 at 01:20 PM
Police: Seattle campus susp...

Police: Seattle campus suspect wanted to kill many

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SEATTLE (AP) — Police say the suspect in a shooting at a small Seattle university wanted to kill as many people as possible before killing himself.

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on Jun 06, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Seattle student pepper-spra...

Seattle student pepper-sprayed, tackled gunman

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SEATTLE (AP) — The man blasting away with a shotgun paused to reload, and Jon Meis saw his chance.

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on Jun 06, 2014 at 08:20 PM
Seattle suspect had mental ...

Seattle suspect had mental health evaluations

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SEATTLE (AP) — Police say the suspect in a shooting at a small Seattle university was hospitalized twice in recent years for mental health evaluations.

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on Jun 06, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Play Streets created in Sea...

Play Streets created in Seattle

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Once upon a time, it was quite normal for kids to play in the street. Nowadays, that's primarily a recipe for disaster. But decision-makers in Seattle have decided to make that possible again.

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on Jun 06, 2014 at 04:50 PM
Police: College student dis...

Police: College student disarmed Seattle gunman

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SEATTLE (AP) — A lone gunman armed with a shotgun opened fire Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, killing one person before he was subdued by a student as he tried to reload, police said.

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on Jun 06, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Seattle Firefighter Rescues...

Seattle Firefighter Rescues Puppy From Burning Home, Revives Him With Tiny Oxygen Mask (PHOTOS)

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Firefighters. They risk their lives to rescue dogs from frozen lakes. They know how to perform mouth-to-snout resuscitation. And they help carry your best friend away from rising floodwaters because they "don't just rescue two-legged victims."And of course, these brave men and women go into burning homes to save not just man, but man's best friend. The Seattle Fire Department tweeted ...

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on Jun 03, 2014 at 04:50 PM