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State: OK To Restart Digging Of Tunnel Access Pit

State transportation officials gave Seattle Tunnel Partners the OK on Tuesday to resume excavation on a pit being dug to reach and repair Bertha, the broken tunneling machine.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

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Monitor: Seattle Police Making Progress On Reforms

From new training programs to better record-keeping, the Seattle Police Department is making good strides toward reform, according to the court-appointed monitor for the efforts.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

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Snow Levels Far Below Normal In Cascades

The recent mild weather systems that blew through Washington have left little snow in the Cascades.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

File photo of a tree knocked over by a storm. (Photo by Dave Einsel/Getty Images)

Stormy Weather Blows Out Of Washington

The stormy weather has blown out of Washington, leaving tens of thousands of residents without power.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2014

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Sinking Seattle Street Closed

City and state transportation officials closed a street adjacent to the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project in Seattle because a portion of the road was cracked and sinking

1090 The Fan–12/11/2014

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Winds Could Knock Out Power In Western Washington

After several days of heavy rains, high winds expected Thursday evening could topple trees onto power lines causing outages in Western Washington.

CBS Seattle–12/11/2014

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Sale Of Popular Bend Brewery Sparks Backlash

Furor erupted after 10 Barrel Brewing announced last month that it was being bought by the world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, which to the horror of craft-beer enthusiasts, makes Budweiser and Bud Light.

CBS Seattle–12/10/2014

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Heavy Rains Pushing Western Washington Rivers To Flood

A series of strong weather fronts with high winds and heavy rains could lead to flooding and landslides this week in Western Washington.

CBS Seattle–12/09/2014

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Dead Orca Was Pregnant With Full-Term Fetus

The death leaves 77 animals in the Puget Sound orca population, which is listed as endangered in both the U.S. and Canada

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Settling Halts Work At Seattle Tunnel Project

Settling soil has caused a contractor building the Highway 99 tunnel beneath downtown Seattle to stop work on a pit being dug to reach a stalled digging machine known as Bertha, the state said.

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Cale Holdsworth, in town from Kansas to visit family, celebrates after purchasing two grams of marijuana strain "OG's Pearl" for $26.50 at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. Top Shelf Cannabis was the first retail marijuana store to open today in Washington state, nearly a year and a half after the state's voters chose to legalize marijuana.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Pot Shops: Opening Day

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis

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Seattle Bike To Work Day

Scenes from Seattle’s Bike to Work Day on May 16, 2014!

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Sub Pop’s Sea-Tac Store Grand Opening

Get a first look at Sub Pop Records’ new retail store in Sea-Tac

Twenty-four Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide

Latest From The Devastating Slide

The recovery effort continues in Oso as crews deal with restoring the town and families cope with tragedy.

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