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Seattle bans plastic straws, utensils at restaurants, bars

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Plastic straws and utensils are now banned in Seattle bars and restaurants in the latest push to reduce waste and prevent marine plastic pollution.Read more

Family of Indiana couple killed settle for $13M with Seattle

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The family of a central Indiana couple who died after a repeat drunk driver struck them in Seattle has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the West Coast city for $...Read more

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

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SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life.So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father...Read more


Seattle OKs tax on companies like Amazon to help homeless

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Seattle's largest businesses such as Amazon and Starbucks will have to pay a new tax to help fund homeless services and affordable housing.Read more

Ex-lawmaker: Naked man tackled on Alaska Airlines flight

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A retired Alaska state lawmaker says a naked passenger was tackled and detained on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage, Alaska.Read more

Highway department apologizes for 'inappropriate message'

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Washington state's transportation department has apologized for an "inappropriate message" that appeared on one of its traffic signs.Read more

WATCH: National landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

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Landmarks across the country went dark Saturday night for Earth Hour.Read more

Video shows Washington mom fighting off carjacker with kid inside truck

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A Washington woman fought off a carjacker Wednesday and it was all caught on camera.Read more

Assessing Amazon's HQ2's potential impact on Indy

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HQ2 would almost certainly change Indy's cost of living, infrastructure and traffic just like it did in Seattle.Read more


Amazon HQ2 in Indy could end Indiana "brain drain"

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Molly Adams is a Mooresville native and Purdue University graduate making her way in the Pacific Northwest.Read more

Compassionate Corgi snuggles up to grieving stranger in Seattle airport

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A Corgi from Idaho was waiting with her owner in the Seattle airport when she wandered over to a stranger and sat down, letting the man pet her.Read more