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May 27, 2013 at 12:25 PM

Crews begin removing vehicles, debris from Skagit River bridge collapse

A travel trailer that fell into the Skagit River when the Interstate 5 bridge collapsed Thursday has been removed from the river — theĀ first major retrieval as work got underway Sunday night removing the mass of tangled steel and debris. Barges transporting cranes and excavators — which have mounted hydraulic shears to cut damaged beams,…

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December 6, 2012 at 8:29 PM

Escalator malfunctions at Bellevue Square; 4 taken to hospital

Four people fell when an escalator inside Bellevue Square shopping center malfunctioned tonight, according to the Bellevue Fire Department. A 30-year-old man, a woman and two 3-year-olds were taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue after the 7:21 p.m. malfunction at Macy’s. The man sustained minor injuries while the three others were taken as…

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