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3 Confirmed Cases of Mumps in King County
SEATTLE (AP) — Health officials have confirmed three cases of the mumps in the Seattle suburb of Auburn. Public Health Seattle & King County said Tuesday the children affected with the contagious virus range in age from 8 to 13 and are in the same family. Of...
2 More Zika Virus Cases Found in King County
SEATTLE (AP) — Heath officials have confirmed two more cases of Zika virus in King County. That brings the total to four in the county and eight in Washington state. Public Health Seattle & King County said Wednesday the new cases involved a woman in her 30s who had traveled to Honduras and a woman in her 40s who had visited Haiti. Bo...
King County Council Imposes 4-month Moratorium on Pot Shops
SEATTLE (AP) — The Metropolitan King County Council has imposed an emergency moratorium on pot businesses in unincorporated areas. The Seattle Times reports council members voted 8-1 Monday for the four-month ban after hearing that residents were opposing the businesses and reports that businesses were clustering in certain less-affluent areas...
Seattle Arena Can Move Forward After Environmental Review
SEATTLE (AP) — Plans for a proposed multipurpose arena in Seattle's stadium district can move forward after a final environmental impact statement found no major issues to block the project. The FEIS on investor Chris Hansen's plans for an arena near Safeco Field and CenturyLink Field was released by the city Thursday...
Marriage Licenses for Same-Sex Couples Issued
SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly 400 marriage licenses had been issued to gay couples in Seattle by noon Thursday, just 12 hours after the state of Washington began allowing gay marriages. King County opened the doors to its auditor's office in Seattle just after midnight to start distributing marriage licenses...

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