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Suspect in Portland Stabbings Built Life Around Hate Speech
PORTLAND  (AP) — The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built his life around hate speech and his right to use it.
Convicted felon Jeremy Joseph Christian littered social media with posts about his hatre…
Man Faces Murder Charge in Federal Way Killing
SEATTLE (AP) — A Federal Way man is facing a first-degree murder charge following the killing of another man.
The Seattle Times reports that King County prosecutors charged 25-year-old Kevion Maurice Alexander on Friday.
Alexander and his 22-year-old girlfriend were arrested Tuesday at an apartm…
Washington Fishing Guide Pleads Guilty to Keeping Wild Coho
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A longtime Washington state fishing guide has pleaded guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge that he violated the Endangered Species Act by helping clients keep a pair of wild coho salmon.
Billy Swann, who runs Rainier-based Swanny's Guided Fishing, took three clients …
Spokane County Sheriff Criticizes Burns Occupiers
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The sheriff of Washington's Spokane County is continuing his criticism of an armed protest at an Oregon wildlife refuge.
Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says the standoff at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, shows the danger of a growing segment of the populatio…
Facebook is the New Water Cooler
With nearly 500 million people on Facebook these days, it’s no wonder work experts describe social networking sites as “the new water coolers.” The one big difference is that water cooler gossip rarely costs anyone their job! Here are some of the latest examples of people getting fired over what the…
Facebook Hits Milestone
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a record for Facebook. For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day. It happened Monday — and CEO Mark Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebook page. He notes that one of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social…

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