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August 18, 2014 at 6:13 AM

Washington State Ferries official on paid leave

The Associated Press A Washington State Ferries executive is on paid leave while his son, who also works for the ferry system, appeals his firing. Documents obtained by the Kitsap Sun  show operations director Steve Rodgers has been assigned to his home since July 3. But the documents provide no connection to his son’s…


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April 8, 2014 at 6:36 AM

Tuesday Memo: Baggage thieves … Shots fired at car … No booze on party buses?

National Weather Service forecast As if we didn’t already have enough crummy little problems … Thieves are posing as passengers and grabbing luggage off carousels at Sea-Tac Airport. Spokesman Perry Cooper says the thieves target bags that have gone around three or four times and then take them. . KIRO has…


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January 6, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Monday Memo: Gay educator says he was fired … Boeing played tough … Marshawn fined

National Weather Service forecast He says he was fired, not asked to resign: Gay educator Mark Zmuda also was told he could save job if he divorced Boeing didn’t fold, and not likely to down the line. Boeing deal won’t end company’s tough bargaining Lynch fined $50,000: NFL: More

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October 10, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Fire captain fired over religious emails

The Associated Press SPOKANE VALLEY — The Spokane Valley Fire Department has fired a captain who continued to send religious emails from his department account despite numerous orders to stop. The Spokesman-Review reported that Capt. Jon Sprague, who runs the Spokane County Christian Firefighter Fellowship, has been disciplined several times for sending the emails. This year, he…


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January 13, 2012 at 8:22 AM

Man sprays Capitol Hill with bullets 'to see if gun still worked'

There is not points to locate on the map A man was arrested in the Capitol Hill neighborhood last night after witnesses told police he fired several bullets toward buildings, the ground and into the air. “After the suspect was read his rights, he was asked why he fired the gun. He told officers he wanted to see if the…


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November 10, 2011 at 1:41 PM

Maria Goodloe-Johnson hired to help failing schools in Michigan

Maria Goodloe-Johnson Former Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Maria Goodloe-Johnson has been hired by the Michigan state government to help run a new program aimed at aiding failing public schools. Goodloe-Johnson will serve as deputy chancellor for instructional support and educational accountability for the state’s new Education Achievement System, according to a Detroit News report. The system was created…


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