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Schools battle obesity by changing where, when students eatSchools battle obesity by changing where, when students eatPrograms at White Center Heights Elementary aimed at fighting childhood obesity may end up in more schools.
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Contamination cleanups are cost of business in SLUContamination cleanups are cost of business in SLUProperty in Seattle's booming South Lake Union area is so valuable, developers are willing to pay expensive cleanup costs before they build projects.
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Former Voice contestant on a mission to lose weightFormer Voice contestant on a mission to lose weightRemember Stephanie Anne Johnson? She looks different than she did 10 months ago.
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Special coverage: Weighing in on ObesitySpecial coverage: Weighing in on ObesityAll this week on KING 5 we're focusing on stories about obesity.
- Get Fit
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MLS, players agree in principle to 5-year dealMLS, players agree in principle to 5-year dealMajor League Soccer and its players' union have agreed in principle to a five-year labor contract, averting a possible strike ahead of Friday's season opener.
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Lakewood police chief announces April retirementLakewood police chief announces April retirementHe guided the Lakewood Police Department through one of it's worst chapters. KING 5 talks to Chief Bret Farrar as he prepares to retire.
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U.S. ambassador slashed in South KoreaU.S. ambassador slashed in South KoreaU.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man and taken to a hospital.
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Microsoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleshipMicrosoft co-founder: I found sunken Japan battleshipPaul Allen says wreck off Philippines is the Musashi, which went down in WWII.
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Russell Wilson to be in Rangers camp March 28Russell Wilson to be in Rangers camp March 28Texas selected Wilson in the Class AAA portion of baseball's December draft in 2013.
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Shania Twain to launch new, final tour in SeattleShania Twain to launch new, final tour in SeattleTwain is going on her first tour in 11 years and says this will be the last big one she does.
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CEOs push for more computer courses in schoolsCEOs push for more computer courses in schoolsThe only class Madison Olsen enjoys at Cascade High School is her fifth period course in advanced computer science.
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Third graders petition for longer lunch and recessThird graders petition for longer lunch and recessWhen students at Whittier Heights Elementary found out the Seattle School District was taking back five minutes of lunch and another five minutes of recess, nine-year-old Alex Armstrong started a petition.
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DOJ: Direct evidence of racial bias in Ferguson police e-mailsDOJ: Direct evidence of racial bias in Ferguson police e-mailsDOJ says police, court officials' e-mails mock Obamas, show racial and ethnic bias.
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Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'Uber: Drivers undergo 'very thorough vetting process'Aspiring drivers will be denied for a history of violent crime, DUI, drug offenses or any number of driving infractions.
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Seattle PD now posting body camera video onlineSeattle PD now posting body camera video onlineThe challenge with the Seattle Police Department YouTube page is to balance transparency and privacy.
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Two fossils suggest human family is older than thoughtTwo fossils suggest human family is older than thoughtSome scientists, though, say such a conclusion is premature.
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Oregon 911 dispatchers test treadmills on jobOregon 911 dispatchers test treadmills on jobEmergency dispatchers in Washington County, Ore., are testing the use of treadmills at their 911 call center.
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Future of Affordable Care Act before Supreme CourtFuture of Affordable Care Act before Supreme CourtSupreme Court justices have heard arguments in a case that will determine the fate of tax subsidies that make health insurance affordable for millions of Americans.
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Bellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasersBellevue company zapping dangerous mosquitoes with lasersIntellectual Ventures has developed a machine that uses cameras and computers to identify certain types of mosquitoes that it then shoots out of the air with low power lasers.
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Man charged in fatal Redmond crashMan charged in fatal Redmond crashA 21-year-old Lynnwood man has been charged with vehicular homicide, felony hit and run, and reckless driving for a collision in Redmond early Saturday morning that killed a 30-year-old man.
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Northwest experiences warmest February on recordNorthwest experiences warmest February on recordWhether you love it or despise it, the past few months have been pretty gentle to us.
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Capitol Hill forum focuses on hate crimesCapitol Hill forum focuses on hate crimesA forum was held to discuss recent hate crimes on Capitol Hill.
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Man accused of using Seahawks' names to obtain narcoticsMan accused of using Seahawks' names to obtain narcoticsJeffory Leonard Mock Jr. of Spokane Valley is accused of using the last names of famous athletes for prescription drug claims.
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Geico dog disrupts awful video adsGeico dog disrupts awful video adsSome folks can't skip fast enough past these so-called "pre-roll" ads — typically shown before the videos they actually want to see. Geico may have changed that.
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A case about four words, with mammoth implicationsA case about four words, with mammoth implicationsThe Supreme Court case against Obamacare hinges on four words but could affect millions.
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County condemns land for convention center expansionCounty condemns land for convention center expansionThe King County Council voted Monday to condemn the last piece of private property needed for the $1.4 billion Washington State Convention Center expansion.
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DOJ: Wilson won't be charged in Ferguson fatal shootingDOJ: Wilson won't be charged in Ferguson fatal shootingScathing report denounces the Ferguson Police Department for biased law enforcement.
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Friends may make the difference in keeping kids activeFriends may make the difference in keeping kids activeNew research suggests children may be more likely to exercise if they have a friend to do it with.
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Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12Representatives voted 51-46 Tuesday afternoon to raise what was already the nation's highest state hourly minimum wage at $9.47.
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Bellingham among 'least obese' cities in AmericaBellingham among 'least obese' cities in AmericaIf Bellingham were a beverage, it would probably be a skinny latte.
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An Iowa boy called the editor at the Herald Times to complain about the changes to the paper's Sunday comics section and left a curse-laden voicemail that's funnier than Garfield ever could be. Mara Montalbano (@maramontalbano) has the story.
World War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
Painter Nelson Shanks, the artist who created the 2005 portrait of former President Bill Clinton hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., says he included a reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal in the painting. Jen Markham (
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