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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
B9 Architects    Family Sha...

B9 Architects Family Share Residence Maximizes Space & Light in Seattle

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The owner wanted to maximize site use by creating multiple residences, so she hired b9 Architects to design a double family residence. First, the original 1930s home was completely deconstructed by Seattle's RE Store to salvage as many parts as possible for

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on May 29, 2014 at 07:50 PM

EPA Announces $600,000 in Brownfields support for City of Tacoma (WA)

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(Seattle, WA ? May 28, 2014) Three re-development projects in Tacoma, Washington, will receive a total of $600,000 in Brownfields funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Quickly approaching its 20th anniversary, EPA?s Brownfields Program encourages cleanup and redevelopment of Amer...

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on May 28, 2014 at 09:20 PM

Industrial-sized rain barrel research in Washington State

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In an effort to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound, the Port of Seattle is hosting a two-year study site for two unique metal boxes, which will bloom into rain gardens and help reduce pollutants.

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on May 13, 2014 at 01:50 PM

Cedar River southeast of Seattle closed by massive landslide

(via www.oregonlive.com)

No one was injured in the landslide which damaged some homes.

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on May 10, 2014 at 09:20 PM

Washington county backs off plan to limit building in mudslide zones

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

OLYMPIA Wash. (Reuters) - The Washington state county where a mudslide killed dozens of people in March has backed off a plan to temporarily ban home building in landslide-prone areas because of fears it would unduly dampen development, county officials said on Tuesday.    A proposed six-month ban was originally put forward by Snohomish County Council Chairman Dave Somers after the mudslide nea...

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on May 07, 2014 at 02:20 AM
Hundreds march in Seattle; ...

Hundreds march in Seattle; police make arrests

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Hundreds of peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle on May Day for immigrant rights and a minimum wage increase, but a smaller group of sometimes-masked protesters kept police busy as the sun went down. ...

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on May 02, 2014 at 05:20 PM

Study finds Fukushima radioactivity in tuna off Oregon, Washington

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PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - A sample of albacore tuna caught off the shores of Oregon and Washington state have small levels of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, researchers said on Tuesday. 

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on May 01, 2014 at 01:20 AM

Three Seattle firms agree to settle violations with EPA and protect local waters from stormwater (WA)

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EPA: Cases resolved as part Agency?s Puget Sound Initiative(Seattle, WA ? April 30, 2014) As part of ongoing federal and state efforts to restore Puget Sound, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing enforcement actions against three Seattle-area companies for discharging industrial st...

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on Apr 30, 2014 at 09:50 PM