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Spike of truck thefts in Pierce County hits couple traveling the country

At least seven Ford Super Duty trucks were stolen during a 48-hour period in Pierce County. Five have been recovered, but one couple is still desperately searching.

        

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'It breaks my heart': Delivery truck stolen from Fife food bank as demand soars during pandemic

Someone stole the only working truck from Lighthouse Storehouse, a small nonprofit food bank, that uses the truck to feed hundreds of people in Pierce County.

        

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Seattle police recruit thanks Chief Carmen Best for inspiring him to join force

Marcus Jones had been looking forward to serving with Chief Best, who announced her retirement Tuesday amid council discussions of reducing the police department.

        

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Gov. Inslee allocates $43 million to help protect undocumented, agricultural workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Gov. Inslee said the funding is coming from federal CARES Act dollars that have been allocated to states to help deal with the fallout from the pandemic.

        

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Families sue Washington state over remote learning rules for special education

Three families of students with disabilities filed a petition against the Board of Education and OSPI to overturn rules they say violate basic education rights.

        

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City of Everett faces $18 million budget deficit heading into 2021

Everett has already closed the Carl Gipson Senior Center, Forest Park Swim Center, and city-sponsored events to help curb the growing budget deficit.

        

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Northshore schools unveil new remote learning plan

Dozens of Northshore School District teachers and staff said they will not be returning this fall after the district announced plans for remote learning.

        

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Man arrested after taking Renton police car for a joy ride to Seattle

The suspect allegedly stole the Renton police squad car after officers attempted to talk to him about other car thefts. He was arrested on a felony theft charge.

        

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Seattle School Board approves remote learning plan to start the school year

Seattle schools plan to start the academic year with remote learning, the board decided Wednesday. The plan now goes to the state for approval.

        

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Washington state sees decrease in initial, total unemployment claims

More than 571,000 total claims for benefits were filed for the week of Aug. 2-8, down 13% from the previous week.

        

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