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September 4, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Woman killed by train in Tacoma

The Associated Press TACOMA — A woman has been struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Tacoma. Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says the woman was walking near BNSF railway tracks near downtown when the train hit her about 8:20 a.m. Thursday. The Amtrak train was traveling from Seattle to Portland. Melonas says BNSF police are…

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| More in The Blotter, Traffic & Transit | Topics: Burlington Northern Santa Fe, Tacoma, train accident

September 2, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Everett railroad protest ends with 5 arrests

The Associated Press Update at 2:42 p.m.: Five people have been arrested after demonstrators blocked railroad tracks at a Burlington Northern Santa Fe yard in Everett. Railroad spokesman Gus Melonas says two women and three men were taken to the Snohomish County Jail after refusing to leave a protest of train shipments of oil and coal…

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