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File photo of a school cafeteria. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cafeteria Worker Accused Of Slapping Student

A young student was reportedly slapped in the head by her school’s lunch lady, and an investigation has been launched into whether or not the action was intentional or accidental.

03/31/2012

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WA FIRST High School Robotics Competition at CenturyLink on March 24

Some of Washington’s best and brightest high school students are coming together this weekend for a competition. Although they refer to it as a “sport”, there are no cleats, no helmets, and no special equipment. These kids, decked out in their school colors, with face paint, funky hats and t-shirts, are cheering for their robots.

03/23/2012

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Judge, Deputy Wounded in WA Courthouse Attack

A man stabbed a judge and shot a sheriff’s deputy with her own weapon in a courthouse struggle Friday in Montesano. Much of the town of about 4,000 people went into lockdown during the afternoon as authorities searched for the man. The lockdown on schools was lifted in the afternoon, but afterschool activities were canceled.

03/09/2012

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The Puget Sound Braces for Major Snow

Seattle, a city more accustomed to rain than snow, is preparing for a potentially major snow storm to hit Wednesday as the city’s mayor urged residents to stay off roads and school officials prepare for the worst.

01/17/2012

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School Dollars Under Watchful Eye of WA State Supreme Court

The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state isn’t meeting its constitutional obligation to amply pay for basic public education, but the justices gave an endorsement to the reform work the Legislature has already started.

01/05/2012

Taye Diggs Hosts First-Of-Its-Kind Virtual Book Reading Event For Dogs

Reading With Rover – Literacy, Kids and Dogs

Sometimes, kids need a little help when it comes to reading. Through the Reading with Rover program, they can read to man’s best friend without correction or judgement. The kids get more comfortable reading, and the dogs seem to enjoy it too.

12/16/2011

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Best Costume Supply and Rental Stores in Puget Sound

Have that Halloween party invitation and don’t know what to wear? Kids begging to be a superhero, cartoon character, pirate or princess? Here are some great Puget Sound places for you to find the costumes and accessories (and decor!) to make this trick-or-treat season fun!

10/12/2011

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