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Obama Visiting Oso Tuesday

President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

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Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 41

The Snohomish County medical examiner’s office counted two more victims Monday, but said they have not yet been officially identified.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

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MLK Jr Day Observations and Events in Seattle

The Seattle area is host to some of the country’s biggest celebrations of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Plan to give back and do something good for your community, attend a celebration service, or take part in the MLK Jr. Day march and rally. Here are some of our favorite observances.

01/10/2013

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Apple’s Softer Side Emerges Under CEO Cook

“Those jobs aren’t coming back.” That’s what Steve Jobs reportedly told President Obama when asked at a dinner in early 2011 whether Apple would consider moving some of its manufacturing from China to the United States. Jobs’ successor, CEO Tim Cook, might have another response for Obama: Yes, we can.

12/07/2012

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First Lady Visits Seattle; Heads to Denver

Michelle Obama visited Seattle on Tuesday to help raise money for the president’s re-election campaign. On Wednesday night, the Obamas will mark their 20th wedding anniversary with the president’s first debate with Republican rival Mitt Romney.

10/02/2012

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Obama Blocks Chinese Purchase Of US Wind Farms

Citing national security risks, President Barack Obama on Friday blocked a Chinese company from owning four wind farm projects in northern Oregon near a Navy base where the U.S. military flies unmanned drones and electronic-warfare planes on training missions.

09/28/2012

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Syrian official warns US against intervention

A Syrian government official warned the United States Tuesday that military intervention in Syria could lead to regional turmoil as regime forces bombed a northern village and stormed a rebel-held Damascus suburb, killing dozens of people, activists said.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2012

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Obama Takes Off From Seattle for New Orleans

After a fundraising swing through the Seattle and Portland, OR, Obama is flying to New Orleans on Wednesday to address the National Urban League, a civil rights group.

07/25/2012

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President Obama Attends Two Seattle Area Fundraisers

President Obama plans to spend the night at the Hilton Bellevue hotel after attending two fundraising events at the home of Costco co-founder Jim Sinegal on the east side of Lake Washington on Tuesday.

07/24/2012

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Obama Defends Foreign Policy Record During Trip to NV

A day before he is expected to arrive in Seattle, President Obama made remarks on Monday at the 113th National Convention of the Veterans of Foreign Wars at the Reno Sparks Convention Center.

07/23/2012

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