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July 23, 2014 at 12:14 PM

Sarah Palin cited for speeding in Alaska hometown

The Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla. The former Alaska governor was pulled over July 16 and cited for driving between 10 and 19 mph over the speed limit. The penalty includes a $144 fine and $10 police training surcharge. An attorney for Palin said he…

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February 26, 2014 at 8:10 AM

Motorcyclist hits 117 mph on I-5 in Seattle, gets arrested

A motorcyclist who authorities say was driving in the I-5 express lanes at speeds nearing 117 mph was booked into the King County Jail last night. The motorcyclist was nabbed after the evening commute when he was seen hauling northbound through downtown Seattle last night, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Webb.  Details about how…

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December 31, 2013 at 5:24 AM

Tuesday Memo: Mayor’s oath … Seahawks’ Harvin back? … Speeding Ferrari

Seattle mayoral inauguration: The ceremonial oaths of office for Mayor-elect Ed Murray and socialist City Council member Kshama Sawant are getting national media attention. Harvin back? Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin may be healthy enough to play in Seattle’s playoff game Jan. 11. Scary Ferrari ride: Olympia police chased a Ferrari at speeds up to 100 mph…

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November 19, 2013 at 8:27 AM

Spokane Valley teens crash during 100 mph Taco Bell run

By Kip Hill The Spokesman-Review / (MCT) A 15-year-old driver speeding faster than 100 mph before crashing into a Spokane Valley power pole Friday night was taking a couple of intoxicated friends to get tacos, according to police reports. Investigators want blood samples from the unlicensed driver. A 14-year-old passenger in the back seat who suffered a broken…

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April 9, 2012 at 8:36 PM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Speeder kills himself … Fire destroys tavern … Teen births

Weather: Sure was nice yesterday. Some of us even cut the grass. It’s going to be a nice 63 degrees today, but as the week progresses it’s going get a bit cooler and there is a small chance of light rain. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, however, look promising! The Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The…

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