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November 26, 2013 at 7:28 AM

Lakeside, Ore., man accused of punching 13-year-old

LAKESIDE, Ore. (AP) — A 34-year-old Lakeside man who was looking for the boy who elbowed his 10-year-old son in a football game is accused of punching a 13-year-old in the head. Coos County investigators arrested Mark Andrew Colton on Saturday on a charge of second-degree assault. Tthe incident happened in October when Colton’s son was playing…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: father arrested, football, hit 13-year-old boy

October 10, 2013 at 11:59 AM

UW football team has 2nd highest graduation rate in Pac-12

The University of Washington football team has a combined grade-point average of 2.78, and 74 percent of Husky football players graduate from college within six years — the second-highest in the PAC-12, UW athletic officials reported Thursday. The university spends $1.6 million annually in academic support and teaching life skills to the 650 student athletes at…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: football, grade point averages, graduate rate

October 13, 2011 at 12:04 PM

Weekend weather looks promising

We can’t offer guarantees on anything as notoriously changeable as Puget Sound area weather, but it looks like a splendid weekend is headed our way. Chances are you’ve already noticed the golden glow outside, as the showery start to the week has yielded to mostly sunny skies.  And Thursday afternoon is shaping up as a 59-degree scorcher, says the Weather Service forecast. Friday could arrive wrapped…


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