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January 13, 2014 at 5:21 AM

Monday Memo: Train derails … Hawks vs. 49ers … Sun’s coming

Derailment, mudslides: Adding to the heavy weekend rain that  sent mudslides onto Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks north of Seattle, a BNSF freight train has derailed near Auburn. Uh, Seahawks won, face 49ers: NFC finale: This is the showdown you wanted Weather: Rain has stopped for now. It’s windy out there. Kinda warm, too. Sun on…


Comments | Topics: pensions, Seahawks, sun

August 20, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Wash. to shrink pensions for 3 ex-firefighters

The Associated Press Washington auditors have determined that pre-retirement salary increases led to more than $30,000 in excess pension payments for three former firefighters. The Department of Retirement Systems projects that it will save the system more than $140,000 over the coming years by permanently reducing the combined pension values for the three retirees. State officials concluded that…


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