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  • Double-amputee war veteran runs marathon in Seattle — halfway to goal of 31 marathons in 31 days

    SEATTLE — A wounded veteran who lost both his legs to a landmine in Afghanistan is halfway through a marathon challenge, with a run that took place in Seattle Thursday. And Rob Jones isn’t taking much of a breather.  He will run another 16 marathons in the next 16 days. This is part of a challenge that started in England on October 12. The end goal: to run 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days. On Thursday, he started his […]

  • Crashes, live power lines shut down Interstate 5 in North Seattle

    SEATTLE — A neighborhood in North Seattle and drivers on Interstate 5 had a rough Saturday morning after power pole lines shut down the freeway. Police say the power lines came crashing down onto I-5 after a car hit a power pole on NE 125th and 5th Avenue NE.  Both sides on I-5 were closed for almost three hours. Pics of vehicles trapped in hot zone. Once power is cut. @SeattleFire will access people in cars with minor injuries. #Patience. No […]

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    Higher Tacoma PUD electricity rates take effect April 16

    TACOMA — Tuesday night, the Tacoma City Council unanimously agreed to increase Tacoma PUD electricity rates. The average Tacoma residential PUD bill will increase $5.75 a month, according to city officials. The  rate increase goes into effect on April 16. A higher water rate, approved by the city, went into effect on April 1. That adds a $1.50 to $1.80 to each monthly bill.  The higher price increase is for customers outside the city.

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