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  1. Child Care More Expensive Than College In Most StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Care Aware of Eastern Washington says rates in Spokane are actually cheaper than in more-populated areas, like King County, for example. They say locally, child care centers charge an average monthly rate of $806 for an infant, $650 for a toddler, ...

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  2. Middle School students will pick up trash at Lakewood Park FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The White Center Blog

    ... positive alternatives to tobacco, drug and alcohol use by youth. The Coalition receives funding support from the King County Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program, the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, and Navos. The ...

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  3. Triathlons combine forces, will host one large event this summerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... change that. "When I first started working on the XTERRA, I didn't even know the Dockton trail existed. It's a King County park, so they (the county) groom it for the event - but that also benefits everyone else who uses the trails, not just the ...

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  4. Lakewood school construction bond ahead by a whiskerRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    ... bond picked up a percentage point in next-day results, but was still short with about 58 percent of the vote. In King County , Lake Washington's $404 million request gained a little over a percentage point, but was still far short of the mark, wth ...

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  5. Greywater can ease our dependence on the aquiferRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... are getting busy like bees this spring and preparing to get water from "elsewhere" for their summer watering. King County Public Health is actively working with us. They are in the midst of reviewing greywater reuse policy and are considering an ...

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  6. Domestic Dispute Leads To Stabbing, Life Threatening InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... laying out conditions under which convicts can seek to have their sentences shortened. SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the ...

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  7. Prop 1 apparently failing but another initiative has emerged hoping to rescue transitRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald

    ... More results are forthcoming but the early results show the measure being rejected 55 percent to 45 percent. King County Councilmember Joe McDermott said via Facebook: "Ouch. We need the Legislature to give us progressive options to fund transit and ...

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  8. Age to Buy Tobacco in Washington Could Go Up to 21Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    The King County Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Board is asking the Legislature to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco in Washington from 18 to 21. Board President Pat Godfrey tells KIRO-FM you have to be 21 to buy alcohol and marijuana, so a substance as harmful as tobacco should have the same age restriction.

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  9. Voters rejection of Metro Transit measure to impact KentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Fewer Metro Transit buses will run in Kent and city crews will repair fewer streets after voters rejected King County's Metro Transit and roads Proposition No.

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  10. Lake Wash. School District Bonds Failing In Early ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Along with Proposition 1 , another measure on some King County ballots appears to be failing.

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  11. Verdict Reached In Daniel Arteaga Murder TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... laying out conditions under which convicts can seek to have their sentences shortened. SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in the ...

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  12. Montana sentenced in Washington cold case killingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | KFBB

    ... Reed was arrested in 2012. He pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in March and was sentenced in King County Superior Court on April 11. The Ravalli Republic reports ( http://bit.ly/1prropJ ) Reed had already spent 494 days in jail and should ...

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  13. Federal Way professional boxer charged in connection with 'Buddy Bandits' robbery ringRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Federal Way Mirror

    ... formed a bank robbery ring, which is believed to be responsible for six robberies in Pierce County, two in King County and one in Spokane County. Adams has not been arrested. The group earned the name "Buddy Bandits" after they allegedly robbed the ...

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  14. Prop. 1 appears headed for defeatRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PNW Local News

    In the first round of ballot counting, completed election evening, King County's transit funding measure appears headed for defeat.

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  15. 's statement on the defeat of King County Metro's Proposition 1Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Washington Policy Center

    Yesterday the people of King County soundly rejected increasing regressive taxes to provide more money to Metro transit, but that does not mean they want to cut bus services in local communities, as County leaders are threatening.

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  16. Adorable 3-Year-Old Promises She 'Will Never Do It Again...Tomorrow'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... was issued, but did say that all students are safe and continuing on with the school day. SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in ...

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  17. Many Washington voters saying no to taxesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Voters in King County who rejected higher taxes for bus service weren't the only ones in Washington in a negative mood for Tuesday's election.

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  18. Plummer-Worley School District Lockdown Has Been LiftedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... was issued, but did say that all students are safe and continuing on with the school day. SPOKANE, Wash.- The King County Sheriff's Office and The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children believe that a missing 15-year-old boy may be in ...

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  19. In wake of tough news for Metro, 'Gentrification Stops Here'...Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Blog

    "Gentrification stops here." Four activists blocking Microsoft Connector bus at the north end of the Central District pic.twitter.com/xfHwOKyV50 As early returns show King County voters rejecting a sales tax and car tab increase to fund Metro buses, the group targeting one of the area's largest employers' fleet of private shuttles struck again ... (more)

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  20. Theft and assault reported for mid-April | Kenmore Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Kenmore Reporter

    The police blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical roundup of all calls to the King County Sheriff's Office that are dispatched to on-duty police officers.

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