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Washington Adds 248 New Coronavirus Cases; 13 More Deaths

© Photo by Misha Friedman/Getty Images King County confirmed an additional seven deaths linked to the virus Tuesday and Snohomish County recorded five. SEATTLE, WA — Washington confirmed an additional 248 cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, and 13 more people have died from complications related to the illness. King County, the epicenter for the […]

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Cancellation of Pro Day shifts course for Eastern Washington products aiming for NFL

Eastern Washington football players who’ve been training vigorously since the end of last fall to impress scouts – many who’ve hired agents and personal trainers to help heighten their chances – are faced with uncertainty and fear they won’t get an adequate evaluation. Dehonta Hayes, a hard-hitting All-Big Sky Conference safety who led EWU with […]

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FBI, Bibb deputies arrest Washington state murder suspect in Macon

MACON, Ga. — A Washington state murder suspect is in custody after Bibb County deputies arrested him with the help of the FBI. Bibb County deputies and the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 28-year-old Germi Rashod Zeigler around 10:15 p.m. Thursday. That’s according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s […]

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2015 Deep Sapphire Metallic Toyota Tacoma

…WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT… * WHAT…NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH EXPECTED. * WHERE…IN NEBRASKA, BUTLER, SAUNDERS, DOUGLAS, WASHINGTON, DODGE, SEWARD, LANCASTER AND BURT COUNTIES. IN IOWA, MONONA COUNTY. * WHEN…FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT. […]

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The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package: What’s in it for Washington?

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, second from right, is given a tour of an under-construction nuclear waste treatment facility at Hanford Nuclear Reservation. (Joshua Trujillo, seattlepi.com) Congress’ stmulus bill will keep paychecks coming for those Hanford workers who can’t work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. less Washington Governor Jay Inslee, second from right, is […]

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List: Remote learning resources for western Washington students

Editor’s note: The resources listed in this story are what these school districts had made available to students and families as of Friday, March 27.  On March 13, Governor Jay Inslee ordered a statewide school closure for all K-12 public and private schools until April 24 to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus […]

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The $2 trillion rescue package: What’s in it for Washington?

Washington Governor Jay Inslee, second from right, is given a tour of an under-construction nuclear waste treatment facility at Hanford Nuclear Reservation. (Joshua Trujillo, seattlepi.com) Congress’ stmulus bill will keep paychecks coming for those Hanford workers who can’t work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. less Washington Governor Jay Inslee, second from right, is […]

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2 coronavirus-vulnerable detainees released from Tacoma immigration jail

Two detainees with health conditions that make them vulnerable to COVID-19 have been released from an immigration jail in Tacoma, their attorneys said Thursday. The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington sued March 16 on behalf of nine detainees with underlying conditions, saying they’d face special danger if the […]

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