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Local Police: Man hides from cops in ladies room, tries to flush heroin
A man suspected of selling heroin tried to hide inside the women's restroom at a Monroe gas station to avoid arrest, but was thwarted by a persistent officer who broke in while the suspect was attempting to flush the evidence away, police said.
Local Police: Seattle man, 35, lures 12-year-old girl from Kent school
A 35-year-old Seattle man has been arrested after he allegedly lured a 12-year-old Kent girl from school and took her to Bremerton, where she was found hours later with her underwear missing, according to documents filed in King County Superior Court.

Entertainment

Entertainment Bill Cosby: 'I am far from finished' (New) Bill Cosby: 'I am far from finished'
Comedian Bill Cosby has issued a new statement as women continue to add their names to the list of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior accusers speaking out about alleged trysts with the funnyman

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YouNews 8yr Pure Athleticism, Talent and Heart 8yr Pure Athleticism, Talent and Heart
My son Keoni Bananola Lamar is 8yr old. The video is when he was 6yrs. He started doing flips on a trampoline in his grandma back yard when he was 5yr. From the first time he got on the trampoline I knew he was fearless.

Local & Regional

Local Wildlife agencies plan to restore grizzlies in Wash. state
There's an effort under way to help ensure grizzly bears don't become extinct in the North Cascades. The National Park Service and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working with other agencies on a plan to bring grizzly bears back to this part of their natural range.

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Sports

Sports Ex-Mariner Saunders injures knee, likely out until July Ex-Mariner Saunders injures knee, likely out until July
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break after stepping on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls and tearing the meniscus in his left knee.
Sports Judge rules for Peterson, paving way for reinstatement
A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that shook the league.
Sports Inglewood celebrates stadium deal, awaits NFL
The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.

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Home Dog shovels off hockey rink Dog shovels off hockey rink (Video)
A man in Canada somehow managed to teach his dog how to shovel snow off the backyard hockey rink. Elsa has been very busy this winter but doesn't seem to mind it.

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Technology Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers (New) Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

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Technology

Technology French minister meets with Google, Facebook, Twitter
The French interior minister said he asked Google, Facebook and Twitter to work directly with French officials during investigations and to immediately remove terrorist propaganda when authorities alert them to it.

Business

Business No thanks! Companies reject 'Shark Tank' deals, still thrive
Entrepreneurs may be all smiles when they get an offer on the show, but the deals aren't set in stone. Negotiations start soon after episodes are taped. Contestants can walk away if they don't like the terms.
Business Make me a match: Fidelity to match some IRA contributions
Fidelity is taking a page out of the 401(k) playbook to try to make it happen for your individual retirement account. The company will begin offering a match on contributions that some savers make to their IRA.
Business Orders for U.S. durable goods up 2.8 percent in January
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in January, rising by the largest amount in six months, although much of the strength came from a big jump in airplane orders.

Offbeat

Offbeat Report: Saudi men detained for dancing at birthday party
Saudi Arabia's morality police detained a group of young men for dancing at a birthday party and referred them to prosecutors, according to a state-linked media report.