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Washington Ferry System

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Don’t Mind Those Choppers Above State Ferries, It’s Just A Drill

Authorities are training Monday for a possible threat to a ferry on Puget Sound. The drill calls for officers to deploy from a helicopter by ropes onto the ferry. Others will board the moving ferry from Coast Guard boats.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2012

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Ferry Failure: 15 Crossings Canceled In Less Than A Month

Fifteen ferry crossings have been canceled in the past three weeks because of staffing issues. That follows 37 cancellations during the busy summer season, compared to only four sailings canceled in the summer of last year.

CBS Seattle–10/16/2012