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November 19, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Washington State Patrol Chief suffers stroke

The Associated Press TACOMA — The head of the Washington State Patrol, Chief John Batiste, is recovering after suffering a stroke while on vacation in Hawaii over the weekend. The News Tribune reports that Batiste was vacationing with his family when he had the stroke. Doctors have advised against him flying yet, so he remains in Hawaii,…


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September 13, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Former Seattle Archbishop Brunett suffers stroke

Retired Seattle Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett suffered a stroke Thursday and is in critical but stable condition in the intensive-care unit at Overlake Hospital in Bellevue. Brunett underwent surgery Thursday evening, according to a statement Friday from the Archdiocese of Seattle. The 79-year-old Brunett was able to respond to voice commands following the operation. Brunett served as archbishop…


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