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First heavy rain of season breaks record

More rain isn't going to help your commute home Wednesday afternoon. Meteorologist Johnny Berg at the National Weather Service in Seattle said the rain won't stop until next week.

Seattle scientists think they know why Gen X got the flu

Some people who seemingly never get the flu got sick last season - even some who got a flu shot. Scientists in Seattle think they know why and whether it will happen again.

What are they building? New downtown tower to soar 40 stories

Seattle's ever growing collection of construction cranes will be getting a new addition, as work has gotten underway on a new 40-story apartment tower at Second Avenue and Pine Street.

Want to stop the campaign robocalls? Just vote

With campaigns leveraging an ever increasing amount of data available, political consultants have become far more savvy in how they target their telemarketing outreach.

Youth football league hopes to move on from parent brawl

The head of Bothell's youth football association says he hopes the controversy over a brawl between parents from two leagues will soon subside, for the sake of the kids.

5 finalists named in search for Bellevue police chief

The Bellevue Police Department has announced five finalist in its search for a new police chief.

Break in line disrupts water service to Tacoma's largest customer

Utility crews have shut off water after a large break in a line near Port of Tacoma, which left a hole in the road and cut service to the city's largest water customer.

Mercer Island residents say King County Library System wasting millions on renovations

Some Mercer Island residents are up in arms over plans to remodel the city's library, saying it's a big waste of money and far more ambitious than needed.

Just in time for Halloween, western Washington spider season in full swing

Just in time for Halloween, there's no shortage of spiders crawling around our area these days.

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