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Couple Charged in Shooting Outside Seattle Right-wing Event
SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a couple in connection with a shooting during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington.
King County prosecutors on Monday charged Elizabeth Hokoana, 29, with first-degree assault with a firearm enhancemen…
Wife Says She Shot Protester Outside Right-wing Event
SEATTLE (AP) — The wife of a man who was initially suspected of shooting and wounded a protester during a demonstration over the appearance of a right-wing speaker at the University of Washington has told police she was the one who fired.
The Seattle Times reports attorney Steve Wells told the newspa…
Muslim Leaders Call for Hate-crime Inquiry After Student Hit
SEATTLE (AP) — Religious leaders are calling for a federal hate-crime investigation after a Muslim student at the University of Washington reported being struck in the face with a glass bottle this month.
Arsalan Bukhari, executive director of the Washington chapter of the Council on American-Islamic…
University of Washington Gets $210M From Gates Foundation
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington is getting $210 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to help build a new facility to advance efforts to improve the health and well-being of people around the world.
The donation from the largest private foundation in the world is the la…
Green Party Candidate Jill Stein to Visit Seattle, Olympia
SEATTLE (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is holding events in Seattle and Olympia next week.
The Seattle Times reports that Stein will campaign at the University of Washington on Monday evening. Her campaign says she'll be joined by City Council member Kshama Sawant...
New Seattle Freight Lab Tackles Urban Delivery Congestion
SEATTLE (AP) — In this city where residents can get practically anything delivered to their doorsteps — often within hours — trucks, bikes, cars and buses regularly jostle for space on Seattle's streets.
On Wednesday, the city of Seattle teamed up with the University of Washington to improve how good…
UW Regents Accused of Violating State Transparency Law
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington's board of regents is facing a lawsuit over allegations that it violated the state's open meeting laws by selecting the university's president in secret.
The Seattle Times reports that the lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Washington Coalition for Open Governmen…

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