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June 3, 2014 at 6:19 AM

Some Yakima pit bull owners make service dog claim

YAKIMA (AP) — Pit bulls are banned in Yakima except for the dogs that are used as service animals. So, some pit bull owners in Yakima are claiming their dogs have been trained to help the disabled. City code manager Joe Caruso tells KIMA one so-called pit bull service dog killed a cat that entered…


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April 13, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Sunday Memo: More Boeing jobs going, again … Pit bulls bad? … Sounders’ Dempsey on a roll

National Weather Service forecast Boeing engineering jobs going elsewhere: You can’t have missed the news last week that Boeing is sending more engineering jobs out-of-state. And that’s despite our state giving Boeing the largest state tax break in U.S. history, notes columnist Danny Westneat. He laments the fact that…


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October 31, 2013 at 7:27 PM

2 pit bulls killed after attack on woman and man in Pierce Co.

SPANAWAY, Pierce County — A Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman says deputies shot and killed two dogs after the animals attacked a woman in Spanaway and a man who tried to help her. The News Tribune reports that the 65-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Wednesday for treatment of extensive arm injuries. The man also…


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February 26, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Tuesday Memo: Naked no more … Man in cuffs … Pit bulls poll

National Weather Service forecast Those airport scanners and you naked … This is good news, yeah? ‘Backscatter’ scanners soon may be gone from Sea-Tac. Here’s one reason why: The scanners produce a real nude image of passengers’ bodies. But you knew that, right? A man in cuffs: In letting the public know that a guy wanted on…


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April 24, 2012 at 11:14 AM

81-year-old woman attacked by pit bulls in Satsop, Grays Harbor County

There is not points to locate on the map An 81-year-old Satsop woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center Monday night after she was attacked by two adult pit bulls in her home on Sixth Street, according to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office. “In 30 years, I’ve never seen anything like this,” said Chief Criminal Deputy…


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