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Suspect Deported From Sea-Tac Airport To Samoa

A man accused of child rape in Samoa has been deported after nearly a year in custody at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2014

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Wash. Counties Will No Longer Detain Immigrants Eligible For Release On Behalf Of Feds

Counties in Washington state have joined a growing number of local jurisdictions in Colorado and Oregon that will no longer detain immigrants who are eligible for release on behalf of federal immigration authorities.

05/01/2014

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Washington Detention Center Hunger Strike On Day 5

A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Washington state that started with hundreds of participants was down to five detainees on its fifth day, and they were under medical evaluation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–03/12/2014

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Teen Could Face Deportation For Driving Into Leaf Pile, Killing 2 Young Girls

A 19-year-old Oregon woman who drove an SUV into a leaf pile, accidentally killing two young girls playing in it, has been taken into federal custody and may face deportation.

02/04/2014

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Best Weekend Road Trips in Washington January 11 – 13

Head out this weekend for the country’s FREE winter trails day, celebrate winter with a fine ale and an ice sculpture, or enjoy watching eagles in Skagit County. January is filled with fun things to do!

01/08/2013

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WA Now Uses Fingerprint Analysis to ID Illegal Immigrants

A federal program that uses fingerprint analysis to identify illegal immigrants in county jails has been activated for Washington state. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Andre Munoz says the program went live on Tuesday.

04/04/2012

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Over 20 Trees near WA Capitol Set to Be Removed

The recent snow and ice storm in western Washington damaged numerous trees at the Capitol and surrounding areas, including some historic ones that are more than 100 years old.

01/27/2012

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Widespread Power Outages in Puget Sound; Ice Storm Warning Extended

According to the Seattle Times, more than 120,000 customers in King, Pierce and Snohomish counties are without power this morning due to heavy snow, ice and falling trees hitting power lines. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service has extended the Ice Storm Warning until later this afternoon.

01/19/2012

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SeaTac Airport Reports One Runway Open; Flights Cancelled and Delayed

The Port of Seattle is reporting one runway open for air travel this morning after SeaTac Airport had shut down earlier today due to ice. Meantime, Alaska Airlines has announced their operations have been hindered by the weather, with only four flights dispatched by 12:00pm today.

01/19/2012

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WA Road Trip Adventures January 13 – 15

Ready to head out of town? The weekend is full with windless kites, fire and ice, wine and more!

01/10/2012

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