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December 4, 2014 at 6:59 PM

Woman accused of attacking homeless man testifies in trial

A former Seattle firefighter’s girlfriend, who is alleged to have begun an attack on a homeless man in Occidental Park on March 15, took the stand in the two-week-old trial Thursday in Seattle Municipal Court. Mia Jarvinen, 38, said she had not kicked the alleged victim, Simon McDonald while he was reclined under the Fallen Firefighters Memorial in…


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September 19, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Firefighters on streets today putting the boot to muscular dystrophy

Seattle firefighters, boots in hand, are out in force in the city today, the last day of their annual Fill-the-Boot fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Last year, the boot campaign in Seattle raised $120,000, putting the effort here in the top 50 of all fire departments nationally, according to the MDA. Nationwide, the International…


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