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Mercer Island Boil Water Advisory Lifted

A boil-water advisory that closed restaurants and forced schools to operate with bottled water for nearly a week in a wealthy Seattle suburb has been lifted, even though inspectors never found the source of E. coli that prompted it

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Report: Child May Have E. Coli On Mercer Island

A child who lives on Mercer Island likely has E. coli, public health officials said Sunday.

10/05/2014

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Mercer Island Residents Must Boil Water Through Weekend

Health and utility inspectors have not been able to find the source of the bacteria, and the city is considering sending divers to check its two closed water tanks, Mercer Island spokesman Ross Freeman said Friday

CBS Seattle–10/03/2014

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Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For A Decade Gets $500K

The money is part of a new law that compensates people who have been erroneously sent to prison with $50,000 per year of imprisonment.

CBS Seattle–09/26/2014

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‘Clean Sweep’ Volunteers Recover 30-Caliber Machine Gun From Suburban Lake

The machine gun — which is estimated to be decades old and no longer in working order — was found in the waters near the public Angle Lake Park.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Deputies Shoot One Burglary Suspect, Other Escapes

A King County sheriff’s spokeswoman says deputies shot and wounded a burglary suspect while another escaped.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Seattle Police Officer Kills Man Who Said He Had A Gun

Police say the victim warned officers he had a pistol and was holding a realistic-looking pellet gun.

07/02/2014

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Washington State Population Jumps To 7 Million In 2013

The Office of Financial Management says the 85,800 increase in 2013 was the largest one-year gain since 2008

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Abuse Claims: Seattle Archdiocese To Pay $12 Million

Church agreed to settle 30 claims filed by men who said they were abused decades ago by staff members at two Catholic schools.

06/24/2014

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Prosecutor: Seattle Campus Shooter Went Off Meds

The gunman who killed one student and wounded two others at a small Seattle college last week had stopped taking his medications because he “wanted to feel the hate,” and he detailed his plans in a handwritten journal for two weeks before the attack, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–06/10/2014

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