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June 19, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Thursday Memo: Pot brownies … Cat on the move … Summer sun

Pot brownies given to teens: A Puyallup man is accused of supplying marijuana extract that prosecutors say his 16-year-old daughter used to make brownies that later sickened several of her classmates. Cat: ‘I don’t want to move’: George the cat traveled 12 miles, crossing three highways and neighborhoods where coyotes are known to…


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June 5, 2014 at 10:06 AM

Coyote likely killed cat in Portland neighborhood

PORTLAND (AP) — A woman is posting signs in her southeast Portland neighborhood that say, “Beware. Pet eating coyote. Keep your pets inside.” Trisha Bradford believes a coyote killed her beloved 15-year-old cat Maxwell. A neighbor found remains last week — a tail and part of a leg. The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Department told More

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March 18, 2014 at 7:09 AM

Tuesday Memo: Firefighter’s side of story … Wolf shot … Ferry fee on car tabs

Who was the victim here? One firefighter said he was a victim in the beating of a homeless man in Pioneer Square over the weekend. Witnesses and prosecutors say, hey, not so fast, pal. Seattle’s fire chief has apologized for the attack. Wolf killed: A black female wolf was killed in Stevens County…


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July 11, 2012 at 1:50 PM

Tacoma man pleads not guilty in dead cat claim

The Associcated Press A Tacoma man charged with insurance fraud after using photos from the Internet to file a $20,000 insurance claim for a dead cat that didn’t exist has pleaded not guilty. KOMO News reports that 29-year-old Yevgeniy Samsonov’s trial was scheduled to start in September at his Wednesday court hearing. Samsonov was involved in a…


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June 15, 2012 at 1:40 PM

UPDATE: Plague confirmed in Oregon man bitten by stray cat

NIGEL DUARA and STEVEN DUBOIS The Associated Press UPDATE: 1:40 p.m. | PORTLAND — Health officials have confirmed that an Oregon man has the plague after he was bitten while trying to take a dead rodent from the mouth of a stray cat. The unidentified Prineville, Ore., man was in critical condition on Friday. He is suffering from a…


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