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January 3, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Friday Memo: Machinists vote today … Gun measures … Beer & Starbucks

Machinists vote today: The vote on Boeing’s proposal to extend the Machinists’ contract for a commitment to build the 777X jet at Boeing plants here began at 5 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. The results are to be announced this evening. Let the fight begin: Or continue, that is. Supporters and opponents of expanded…


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April 11, 2013 at 8:57 AM

Mariners fan who caught ball with beer surprised by all the attention

UPDATE: 2:05 p.m. | Johnny Turk, 25, a longtime Mariners fan, has brought a baseball glove to many M’s games, hoping he might catch a foul ball as a souvenir. One finally came his way Wednesday night – and though he didn’t have his glove, he wasn’t going to let this foul ball get away. “It looked like…


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August 2, 2012 at 4:48 PM

Seattle shopkeeper bags would-be beer thief

An alleged beer thief was crowned this afternoon by the shopkeeper at a Green Lake convenience store, police said. Seattle police spokesman Jeff Kappel said officers were called to the Green Lake Gas Station in the 7200 block of Aurora Avenue North around 2:10 p.m. after a fight between the alleged shoplifter and another man led…


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April 14, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Winthrop marshal disciplined for drinking, then working

The Associated Press WENATCHEE – The top law enforcement officer of Winthrop, a small town in north-central Washington that attracts tourists with its Old West trappings, was disciplined in January for returning to duty after drinking alcohol twice last summer.  The Wenatchee World says public records show Marshal David Dahlstrom spent a week off the job without pay….


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