The heart that missed its stop Sunday in Seattle has put a spotlight on a little-known and very lightly regulated system that collects and distributes human organs around the country. Critics, including a U.S. senator, say it's time for more oversight.
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Greater teacher diversity can improve outcomes for students of color. So why are 89% of Washington teachers white?
Washington state’s public-school students are more diverse than ever, but the teacher workforce doesn’t represent them. In some regions, school districts employ only a few...
Data analysis resulted in stories, map and graphics that compare student and teacher diversity in Washington state schools.
Former Federal Way hoops star Jalen McDaniels sued for allegedly secretly videotaping sex acts with fellow students
The lawsuit claims Federal Way HS basketball coach Jerome Collins knew about the incident and illegally tried to keep it under wraps. Suit also alleges...
Mill Creek man sentenced to nine months in jail after discovery of ‘gingerbread house’ filled with child porn
The existence of the small cabin had long been rumored among the hiking community. When a state Department of Natural Resources employee finally found it...
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