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    Trump to pick Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to run Interior Department, reports say

    SEATTLE — President-elect Donald Trump will choose Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., to run the Interior Department,  news media outlets reported Friday, citing Trump transition sources. McMorris Rodgers, who holds the No. 4 leadership post in the U.S. House,  is a climate-change skeptic and an advocate for expanded oil and gas development, the Reuters news agency reported. USA Today and The Hill also reported the McMorris Rodgers pick. Her office has not confirmed the reports yet. But the Associated Press […]

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    Snow in Seattle! Storm dumps anywhere from 1-6 inches in parts of Western Washington

    SEATTLE — A snowstorm swept up Western Washington from Oregon Thursday afternoon and evening, dumping  anywhere from 1 to 6  inches of snow from Chehalis to Seattle and points north. Freezing rain and showers were expected to follow overnight, however, and wash most of it away Friday. It was the first “measurable” snowfall to stick and accumulate in the lowlands of Western Washington and Seattle in nearly two years, according to the National Weather Service in Seattle. But it was a […]

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    Everett man putting cover over his car hit, killed by another vehicle; driver arrested

    EVERETT – A woman has been arrested on probable cause of vehicular homicide after a fatal collision in Everett, police said Thursday. At 9 p.m. Thursday, police officers responded to a report of a Jeep that drove into a house in the 3800 block of Grand Avenue. Officers found a man in his 50s who had been struck by the Jeep before it veered off the roadway. CPR was initiated and Everett Fire also responded but the man succumbed to […]

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    Deputies searching for hit-and-run driver who crashed into school bus with kids aboard

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies on Thursday were asking for the public’s help to locate a hit-and-run driver that crashed into a school bus that was stopped to let kids off after school. The crash occurred at the intersection of 108th Street NE and 78th Avenue NE in Marysville at about  2:45 p.m. The driver of the bus and the suspect driver sustained injuries, but no children were injured, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. The […]

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    Boy killed while shoplifting in Vegas shop shot in back, head

    Authorities say a 13-year-old boy killed by a clerk during an attempted grab-and-run theft at a Las Vegas smoke shop was shot seven times in the back and head. The details were disclosed Thursday in reports from police and the Clark County coroner, and from a prosecutor who has seen store video of the slaying last week. Police say store surveillance video shows defendant Raad Sunna opened fire even though he wasn’t endangered by the teen, Fabriccio Patti, or his […]

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    These are the 50 best companies to work for in 2017, according to Glassdoor; Costco, Microsoft make the cut

    If you’re unhappy with your job, you may want to consider applying to one of the 50 companies that made Glassdoor’s new “Best Places to Work” list. The career and recruiting website compiled the annual list based on employees who volunteered to anonymously submit a company review over a 12-month time frame. Bain & Company Inc., a Boston-based consulting firm, topped this year’s list. It’s been in the top five since Glassdoor started the report and it’s been number one three […]

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    Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

    EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon has hired Willie Taggart, who spent the last four seasons as head coach at South Florida, to take over as coach of the Ducks following the dismissal of Mark Helfrich. Oregon formally announced Taggart’s appointment Wednesday. Taggart has led USF to an 18-7 record over the last two seasons, including a 10-2 mark this year. He also spent three seasons as coach of Western Kentucky, his alma mater, and was an assistant coach at Stanford under […]

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    Congress passes, sends Obama bill cracking down on ‘bots’ that snap up sports, concert tickets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is sending legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts. Legislation passed by the House on Wednesday would crack down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up tickets. The so-called “bots” rapidly purchase as many tickets as possible for resale at significant markups, and are one of the reasons why tickets to a Bruce Springsteen concert or “Hamilton” performance can sell […]

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    Seahawks’ Luke Willson and CenturyLink team up to help local robotics team

    SEATTLE — CenturyLink and Luke Willson of the Seattle Seahawks teamed up to present a $30,000.00 check to the robotics teams at FIRST Washington. The donation will provide the team members with free access to new and improved robotics technology equipment. Luke joined Q13 News This Morning to discuss his work with the robotics team.

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    Cold, cold, cold! Temps to drop down into the 20s; roads to stay icy

    SEATTLE — Wednesday morning will be icy, with most areas in the 20s. Add the wind chill — and it will feel even colder. Wednesday will be sunny, but cold. Thursday starts out clear and icy again with most getting below-freezing temps. Thursday will be windy for the foothills. Thursday afternoon, we get “an overrunning event” and these usually bring more widespread snows before it turns to rain. This is a good scenario for the metro area because the moisture […]