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A gas explosion early Wednesday morning injured nine firefighters and severely damaged several buildings in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood.

Delta Air Lines workers in the greater Seattle area received $53.1 million in bonuses Friday. About 3,000 local employees at Delta's newest hub city qualified for the corporate profit sharing program.

Two people were killed and three more wounded in a shooting near a Seattle homeless camp last night.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee has issued an emergency order to stop the tunneling project along Seattle’s downtown waterfront. The tunnel will replace the aging Highway 99 viaduct.

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FBI agents in Seattle met with reporters Friday to discuss the agency's role in fighting violent extremism.

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American Airlines flight number 1239 touched down at Sea-Tac Airport, and a family of Syrian refugees walked down the jet way and into a new life.

They’re one of the first families to arrive in the Seattle area since the U.S. agreed to take in more Syrian refugees. The civil war in Syria has displaced more than 4 million people.

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Amazon Books opened in Seattle Tuesday and while it looks similar to your average bookstore, there are some noticeable differences. 

While you will find the latest best-sellers, most of the books are chosen based on data from Amazon's online sales. For example, shelves are labeled: 'Business Top Sellers, 4.5 stars and above'.

Jennifer Cast, Vice President of Amazon Books, said customers want the physical experience of buying books and Amazon thinks it can improve that experience.

"Ride the Ducks" amphibious tours in Seattle will remain suspended until at least January of next year. That was the bottom line from an update about the ongoing investigation of the tour company involved in a deadly crash on Seattle's Aurora Bridge.

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Neighborhoods where non-English speaking Latinos live, tend to have the most toxic air quality.

That’s according to new research out of Washington State University.

Washington state officials are moving faster on a scheduled inspection of the amphibious fleet that had a vehicle involved in a fatal crash Thursday on the Aurora Bridge in Seattle.

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