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WSU regents approve plan for new medical school

Washington State University's board of regents on Friday unanimously approved the administration's controversial effort to start a new medical school in Spokane, citing the "dire need" for more doctors in the state.

Surplus equipment adds to military image of police

Protests and violence in Ferguson, Missouri might look similar to the 1999 WTO riots and recent May Day demonstrations in Seattle. The police response re-ignites the question of why police departments often look and act so much like a military force.

Guilty plea in 28-year old Tacoma murder

DNA and a pack of cigarettes helped a Tacoma detective solve a nearly 30-year old cold case murder. The defendant pleaded guilty Fri.

New report says Washington needs to do far more for infertile couples

Nearly 150,000 women in Washington state are infertile, and a new report card says the state should do a lot better to help couples trying to conceive.

Seattle mayor rolls out plan to address 'homeless crisis'

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Friday detailed plans to increase funding for public safety and add additional services for the homeless.

Police investigating shooting in South Seattle

Two people were injured in a shooting incident in South Seattle Friday afternoon.

Vandals smash dozens of windows on Westlake

The search is on for two men who smashed the windows of dozens of vehicles in Seattle's South Lake Union early Friday morning.

Former Costco CEO gets bill for Obama fundraising visit; Seattle to absorb $40k cost

Former Costco CEO Jim Sinegal will be getting a bill to cover the costs of police overtime for President Obama's fundraiser at his Hunt's Point home this summer. But it'll hardly break the bank.

Coach Pete Carroll sees Seahawks like Jimi Hendrix

If the Seahawks made music, what would it sound like? There's been a lot of talk this week comparing the Seattle Seahawks to big names in music.

Expressing thanks makes others think you're a good person, even if you're not

Psychologist Monica Bartlett at Gonzaga University said she's found real evidence that expressing gratitude improves lives.

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