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Seattle to launch 2 new free coronavirus testing sites

Free COVID-19 tests will be available in SODO and Bitter Lake starting Friday through a partnership between Seattle and UW Medicine.

        

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7th night of Seattle protests remain mostly peaceful

Rallies continued Thursday across western Washington over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

        

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Video shows Tacoma officer punching, restraining Manuel Ellis

The family of Manuel Ellis is calling for the arrests of four Tacoma police officers involved and for the state attorney general to conduct an investigation

        

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What the federal consent decree means for Seattle Police Department

Since 2012, the Seattle Police Department has been under federal oversight after being found to have used excessive force, and policies that led to biased policing.

        

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Initial unemployment claims decrease for 2nd straight week in Washington

For the second week in a row the state Employment Security Department reported a decrease in initial unemployment claims filed.

        

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Family of Manuel Ellis who died in Tacoma police custody draws parallels to George Floyd

The death of Manuel Ellis in Tacoma police custody in March was ruled a homicide. The cause of death was a lack of oxygen due to being restrained.

        

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Washington unemployment fraud: About 190,000 cases still unresolved

Laid-off workers, some of whom had claims before coronavirus crisis, remain in limbo, weeks after massive fraud hit the Washington Employment Security Department.

        

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Fighting COVID-19 and police brutality: A rock and hard place for Americans

Huge crowds are gathering, can people realistically avoid coronavirus? Dr. Ali Mokdad says we're fighting two public health crisis simultaneously. We've got to.

        

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Auburn businesses board up windows after bricks found in trash cans ahead of protest

The protest was peaceful, and police said they found no evidence the bricks were connected to the demonstration.

        

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Prep Zone: Baseball is a family affair as Curtis High's Kyle Russell and brother head to WSU

In this week's Prep Zone, a Curtis H.S. senior is excited for a chance at the MLB, but really looks forward to being a Coug and playing again with his brother.

        

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