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I-405 reopens through downtown Bellevue after Sound Transit work

Crews disassembled the temporary columns and beams built last year that supported construction on a now-completed bridge.

        

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King County health officials offering free lead tests for kids

Seattle and King County Public Health is setting up pop-up shops offering free lead tests.

        

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UW engineers test tidal energy turbines on Lake Washington

A team of engineers are testing turbines in Lake Washington that are designed to turn tides into usable energy.

        

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Seattle man auctions Obama high school basketball jersey for $120,000

A schoolmate of former President Barack Obama auctioned off his high school basketball jersey with some proceeds going back to their school.

        

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Dramatic footage of exploding Lime bike battery raises safety issues, reports GeekWire

At least two Lime e-bike batteries caught fire in Seattle this week. The Seattle Fire Department is working with the Department of Transportation on citizen safety.

        

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Yusei Kikuchi throws his 1st MLB shutout as Mariners top Blue Jays 7-0

Yusei Kikuchi pitched his first shutout in the major leagues, throwing a two-hitter on Sunday.

        

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What to see at the Seattle Tattoo Expo this weekend

Tattoos, handcrafted jewelry, sculptures, and more. There's something for everyone at 18th annual Seattle Tattoo Expo this weekend.

        

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Resolution seeks to crack down on poorly parked bikeshare bicycles in Seattle

With more than 14% of audited bikeshare bicycles being improperly parked during the first quarter of 2019, Seattle leaders are looking to toughen the laws.

        

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Hepatitis A case forces Lynnwood restaurant to temporarily close

Diners who ate at Ashiya Teriyaki in Lynnwood between August 2 and 15 should get a hepatitis A vaccine or see if treatment is needed.

        

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Kitsap County approves plastic bag ban for 2020

Kitsap County joins Bainbridge Island, Bremerton, and Gig Harbor in banning plastic bags.

        

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