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As Prop 1 trails, new plan to save Metro bus service in Seattle

King County leaders insist that bus service cuts are coming, that there is no 'Plan B or 'Plan C' to save Metro Transit from what they call devastating cuts.

Regulations for e-cigarettes imminent but enthusiasts wary of limits

The honeymoon period for e-cigarettes are over. The Food and Drug Administration will announce regulations this month for the growing new industry.

Magnitude 6.7 quake rattles coast of British Columbia

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

Richard Sherman talks race with Harvard students

Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk about the perception of black athletes to a wider audience. First, at the Super Bowl. On Wednesday, at Harvard.

Kent parents, teachers say special ed students disruptive, dangerous in classroom

Teachers and parents in Kent complain some students with special needs are causing problems in the classroom that threaten the safety and learning of others, and they're demanding the district do more to handle the problem.

Michael Medved: Want money for buses? Kill the train

King County Executive Dow Constantine says he's "very disappointed" after early election returns show voters rejecting a proposed sales tax hike and increase in the car tab fee to pay for roads and prevent cuts to Metro Transit bus service.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to unveil minimum wage plan Thursday

Mayor Ed Murray has announced he will unveil Thursday his plan to increase the minimum wage in the city.

Washington woman sues for $275,000 following duck attack

A woman from Washougal, Wash. is suing an Oregon woman over claims her pet duck attacked her.

Listen: Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn gives radio a go

While holding down the mayor's seat at city hall, Mike McGinn found himself the subject of media chatter, but now the former mayor is contributing to the talk himself as he stepped in as co-host this last weekend on KIRO Radio.

Substance abuse board pushes for raising age to 21 to buy tobacco

There's a new effort to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. It argues that you have to be 21 to buy alcohol and pot, so why not tobacco?

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