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November 12, 2013 at 10:53 AM

No new E. coli cases in Washington from outbreak

OLYMPIA  (AP) — The Washington state Health Department says there have been no new cases of E. coli linked to ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches made by a California company and sold through Trader Joe’s. Officials hope there won’t be more than the three cases initially reported in Washington. Nearly two-dozen were reported in California, said spokesman…


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December 26, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Man reportedly from Tri-Cities held in Calif. bus attack

The Associated Press DUNSMUIR, Calif. — A 66-year-old man reportedly from Kennewick is in custody on suspicion of stabbing two people aboard a Greyhound bus in far Northern California. Charles Burnett Ripley — a passenger on the bus — had been talking to himself when he lunged across the aisle without warning early Tuesday morning and began…


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May 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM

President flies out of Seattle, headed to California

President Barack Obama boards Air Force One to depart Boeing Field in Seattle after making fundraising appearances Thursday May 10, 2012. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times) Posted by Mary Jean Spadafora / Seattle Times staff reporter The president returned to Boeing Field shortly before 4 p.m. and Air Force One took off at…


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February 29, 2012 at 9:05 AM

UW students injured in California van crash released from hospital

Four University of Washington students who were hospitalized last week after a traffic accident on a coastal California highway have been released from the hospital with plans to return to Seattle. UW spokesman Norm Arkans said that three of the four drove back to Seattle on Monday. The fourth injured student was scheduled to fly…


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February 24, 2012 at 6:06 PM

2 UW vans crash in California; 4 students taken to hospitals

Four University of Washington students sustained moderate injuries and five others received minor injuries when two vans collided on a coastal California highway Friday afternoon, officials said. The vans, each carrying 11 students and being driven by students, were traveling side by side southbound on Highway 101 near Bradley, Calif., when the van in the right…


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