budget cuts

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911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To Budget Cuts

An Oregon woman was told by a 911 dispatcher that authorities wouldn’t be able be able to help her as her ex-boyfriend broke into her place because of budget cuts.

CBS Seattle–05/23/2013

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Unemployment Benefits Lower Due To Budget Cuts

State officials say federal automatic budget cuts will lower an unemployment benefits program for people in Washington.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

A ferry boat on a river in Alaska.  (credit: Nigel Hicks/Getty Images)

Alaska Ferries Lose Nature Experts To Budget Cuts

As the sun creeps into the sleeping quarters of the Tustumena, passengers who take a second to look out the window wake up to volcanic topography, sky blue lakes and wildlife that looks extraterrestrial even to most Alaskans.

04/29/2013

File photo of a prison guard frisking a female detainee. (Photo by Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Lawmakers Spare Prison Jobs, Cut Others

A key Oregon legislative panel voted Wednesday to spare the jobs of 19 corrections officers and other prison officials that had been on the chopping block.

05/23/2012

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Seattle Public Libraries to Close Aug 29 – Sept 5

Due to citywide budget cuts, all Seattle libraries will be closed from August 29 – through the Labor day holiday, Monday, September 5.

08/15/2011

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