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Topic: Race for the Cure

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June 2, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Komen race crowd pelted with garbage thrown from 5th floor

Good thing no one was hit by the cat litter and poop. A woman was arrested and jailed Sunday for what Seattle police say was the stuff she hurled from her fifth-floor apartment onto people watching and taking part in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure fundraiser Sunday morning. Police say one man was doused…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: apartment, garbage thrown, Race for the Cure

June 2, 2013 at 9:20 AM

Sunday memo: Bridge closed . . . Barbecue competition . . . Komen Race for the Cure

Still closed: Both directions of the Highway 520 floating bridge and  all ramps between Montlake Boulevard in Seattle and I-405 in Bellevue are closed until 5 a.m. Monday for construction work. What’s cooking: In Fremont today, it’s barbecue. The Fremont BBQ Extravaganza, touted as Seattle’s largest BBQ competition, runs from 10 a.m. to 11…

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June 3, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Komen participation down 40 percent; donations down $500,000

About 8,500 people walked and ran in Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,  40 percent fewer than last year. The Seattle event raised $1.1 million for breast-cancer research and health services, half a million dollars less than in 2011. Officials blame the controversy over Komen’s decision earlier this year to cut off funding…

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