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Charity remembers forgotten children at Christmas

king5.com — KENT, Wash. -- It started in 1976 with a letter from a boy who received no presents on Christmas Day. His mom told him that "Santa got lost," and that he probably would again the next year. Since then a small army of volunteers have worked to make sure no child experiences that same heartbreak.

Airman flies from Korea to provide ultimate gift

king5.com — SEATTLE - Just in time for Christmas, an airman stationed halfway around the world flew to Seattle in an effort to save his brother. Matthew Prunier and his family have watched his big brother Michael battle Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma for a decade. He's been in and out of treatment five different times now for an aggressive form of it.
Dec 17, 2014

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Obama withdraws Alaska's Bristol Bay from drilling

king5.com — ANCHORAGE, Alaska - President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that he's removing more than 52,000 square miles of waters off Alaska's coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling. The president said in a video announcement that Bristol Bay and nearby waters, covering an area roughly the size of Florida, would be withdrawn from consideration for petroleum leases.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: President Obama withdraws Alaska's Bristol Bay from drilling: kng5.tv/1wXJhAI

Seattle Public Schools investigating Garfield High field trip incident

king5.com — SEATTLE -- Garfield High School is once again in the middle of an investigation involving an overnight field trip. A letter that went out to parents informs them that on a recent overnight field trip at the Cleveland Memorial Forest in Fall City, co-ed teams shared designated sleeping areas, and the district is now investigating to find out why that was permitted.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Seattle Public Schools investigating Garfield High field trip incident: kng5.tv/1uWPpTj

What will it cost you to see the Seahawks in Arizona?

king5.com — SEATTLE - If you're a Seattle Seahawks fan considering a last-minute trip to Arizona for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, it's going to cost you at least $650 for flights and a ticket in the nosebleed seats. A check of the NFL Ticket Exchange around noon Tuesday found the cheapest seat was $128 in Section 402.
Dec 16, 2014

RT @KING5Sports: Here's what it will cost you to see the Seahawks in Arizona -- if you book now. king5.com/story/sports/n…

Port slowdown prompting long term impact?

king5.com — CHEHALIS, Wash. - Another day, another cancelled contract. That's the view from a warehouse in this Lewis County city, which relies heavily on the shipping lines out of Seattle and Tacoma. "We may lose a lot of that business," said Pat Sauter, the general manager of the National Frozen Foods Corporation warehouse, as he walked through the storage area Monday night.
Dec 16, 2014

Port slowdown prompting long term impact? More Port coverage from @ChrisDaniels (Sent from KING 5) king5.com/story/news/loc…

Washington state has third-most Peace Corps volunteers

king5.com — There must be something in the maple syrup: Vermonters volunteered for the Peace Corps in larger proportion than any other state in 2014. It is the third time in five years that tiny Vermont has claimed the top spot in the U.S.
Dec 16, 2014

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Ground settling may have compromised water pipes

king5.com — SEATTLE -- A large water main in Seattle's Pioneer Square may be the first casualty of the shifting ground near the Bertha access pit. And it appears the city is convinced they've got some damage to their water system.
Dec 16, 2014

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Dec 16, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: Ground settling near Bertha site may have compromised water system under 1st Ave: kng5.tv/1yTR0e1 via @gchittimK5

Putting a face on the homeless

king5.com — Nineteen-year-old Falon has been homeless almost six years. "Yeah, I've been living in people's houses, people's living rooms. I've been in staircases a couple of times. Trailers," she said. We caught up with her in her North Seattle apartment recently where she was couch surfing. "This is where you sleep?"
Dec 16, 2014

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Teammates call Lynch 'inspiring,' 'the best teammate'

king5.com — SEATTLE -- A number of Seahawks players showed up after a win over the 49ers at an event for Marshawn Lynch's charity, the Fam 1st Family Foundation. Tired and sore after battling it out on the field just hours earlier, the players said they were happy to come out to support their teammate and his foundation.

Amazon office evacuated after possible bomb threat

king5.com — Amazon employees have been evacuated from at least one of the retail giant's offices in downtown Seattle Monday after a possible bomb threat. Seattle police were called around 10:30 a.m. after staff at the company's South Lake Union headquarters found a threatening note inside the bathroom.
Dec 15, 2014

RT @KING5Seattle: kng5.tv/1xmLBAT RT @SeattlePD: Officers complete thorough search of @amazon HQ. No evidence of credible threat kng5.tv/1xmLAwM