One dead, three wounded on campus of college in Seattle

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A man was killed and three other people were injured when a man walked into a building and opened fire, police and hospital officials said.

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Seattle approves country's highest minimum wage of $15

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Vet and bomb-sniffing pal reunite after years apart

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Deano Miller welcomed Thor to the Seattle area on Thursday, the culmination of Miller’s long effort to adopt his bomb-sniffing buddy.

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News helicopter crashes by Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two

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A news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle Tuesday morning, killing two people and injuring one, officials said.

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BREAKING: News helicopter crashes and burns close to the Space Needle in Seattle

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A news helicopter used by two local networks has crashed in downtown Seattle.

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Seattle girl escapes serious injury when bullet hits glasses

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A teenage girl avoided serious injury when her glasses deflected a bullet fired during a drive-by shooting at her Seattle home, police said on Sunday. 

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Man arrested in stolen truck carrying weapons, explosives, body armor in Seattle

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The FBI and Seattle authorities were investigating a Nevada man who was arrested after he was spotted on the University of Washington campus in a stolen truck carrying multiple explosive devices, stolen firearms and body armor, police said Thursday.

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A new take on ‘grass-fed’ meat: Pig farmer markets pork raised on marijuana

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The possibilities when it comes to marketing meat made from marijuana-fed animals are close to endless, but the man who came up with the idea has decided to simply call them “Pot Pigs.”

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5 dead after shooting in Seattle’s Federal Way suburb, police say

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Five people were killed in a shooting at an apartment complex near Seattle late on Sunday, including a suspect who was shot by officers, police said.

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Space station skipper beams down beautiful views

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield has made a name for himself as the International Space Station’s first Canadian commander, the"Singing Spaceman" and Star Trek skipper William Shatner’s Twitter buddy — but he’s also one heck of a photographer.

Pot smokers gather under Seattle’s Space Needle to celebrate legalization of marijuana

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About a hundred pot smokers gathered in the cold at Seattle’s City Center on Wednesday night to celebrate the legalization of the possession of marijuana in Washington state.  The law, which took effect at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, does not allow marijuana to be smoked in public, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the crowd.  As the clock stuck midnight, cheers erupted, followed by lighters igniting pipes and joints.

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Veterans Day surprise: Soldier reunited with family before NFL game in Seattle

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United States Army Sgt. Zach Ames, center, who has been on a one-year deployment to Afghanistan, surprises his wife, Bri Ames, left, and their daughter Emersyn, right, with a reunion prior to an NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Seattle Seahawks on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, in Seattle, Wash.

Gamers don costumes to take their icons to the street

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Every year, video game enthusiasts of all sorts converge in Seattle to attend the Penny Arcade Expo. Among the crowd are a special type in costume. These cosplayers, a portmanteau of costume and play, walk the convention floor as onlookers gawk and photograph their elaborate attire. But there are times, collected here in PhotoBlog, when cosplayers pause from strutting the exhibition hall and return to every-day life.

Boeing 767’s landing gear door falls into neighborhood near Seattle

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The landing gear door of a Boeing 767 fell from the sky and narrowly missed a car parked a couple of feet away in Kent, Wash., NBC station KING 5 of Seattle reported.

Roughly the size of a refrigerator door, the Boeing part is made of carbon fiber, Federal Aviation Administration officials told KING. Bits of carbon fiber remained embedded deep in the pavement of Southeast 231st Way, about 15 miles east of Seattle, after FAA officials toted the part away as part of an investigation, KING reported.

Royal perfection: King Felix tosses perfect game

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SEATTLE - Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd perfect game in major-league history on Wednesday, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 at Safeco Field.

Hernandez struck out 11 batters on 112 pitches. Sean Rodriguez was the 27th and final out of the game.

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