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Local Legionella at UW prompts state investigation Legionella at UW prompts state investigation (Video)
Washington's premiere medical institution has a problem deep inside. Months of accusations and complaints over potentially dangerous bacteria launched a state investigation into treatment of legionella at the University of Washington Medical Center.

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Local Legionella at UW prompts state investigation (Video)
Washington's premiere medical institution has a problem deep inside. Months of accusations and complaints over potentially dangerous bacteria launched a state investigation into treatment of legionella at the University of Washington Medical Center.

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Entertainment Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash
Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Authorities said the incident was being investigated as a homicide.

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Local Supplemental budget passes Washington House
The Washington state House on Thursday agreed to spend nearly $300 million on a supplemental budget for expenses from last year's wildfires and the deadly Oso landslide to social-services spending on child abuse and mental-health cases.

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National & World McCain to protesters: 'Get out of here, you low-life scum'
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of a committee hearing Thursday, calling them "low-life scum" as they hollered for the arrest of one of the witnesses, former secretary of state Henry Kissinger.
National & World AP: Killer says his ideas influenced family suicide
Dan Lafferty sees himself as a prophet who will prepare the world for the second coming and has little following, but 10 years ago he started a relationship with a young woman who was drawn to him after reading a book chronicling the slayings that put him in prison.

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Sports Doug Baldwin headlines Seahawks' unheralded receivers (New) Doug Baldwin headlines Seahawks' unheralded receivers
Doug Baldwin led the Seattle Seahawks in catches and yards receiving. He ranked 42nd in the NFL in both categories. It's no surprise that Hall of Famer and NFL Network's Deion Sanders dissed Baldwin and the rest of Seattle's receiving group.
Sports Tim Lewis: My journey to Super Bowl XLIX
KOMO 4's Tim Lewis didn't hitch a ride to Phoenix on the #KOMO4HawkFlock, but he just caught a flight to the Super Bowl city. No surprise, he was surrounded by Seahawks pride the entire time.
Sports Carroll: Refs to use hand signal for ineligible receiver
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Thursday the referees will use hand signals to indicate clearly when normally eligible receivers check in the Super Bowl as ineligible, a technique the Patriots have used in the postseason.

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Consumer Use caution when sharing passwords for media streaming Use caution when sharing passwords for media streaming (Video)
www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htmIt seems so easy! Type in your password and have access to countless video streams on a service you pay for-such as Hulu Plus, Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, or WatchESPN. And it seems just as easy to give your log-in to someone else.

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Viewfinder Surviving Super Bowl Media Day: a photographer's guide Surviving Super Bowl Media Day: a photographer's guide (Video)
PHOENIX, AZ -- For a news photographer, navigating the madness of Super Bowl Media Day can be overwhelming. Over 4,000 credentialed media are stuffed into a basketball court, and given one hour with each team to get all their shots and quotes.

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Technology

Technology IBM disputes report that big layoffs coming
IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people.
Technology Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV
Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is aimed at people who have dropped their cable or satellite packages or never had either.

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Business For traders, oil's plunge takes a toll on egos and accounts
The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of economic collapse. But to Justin Thomas, the real drama in oil unfolds on a smaller scale.

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Offbeat Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes
Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day.