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Local UW applies for permission to perform face transplants UW applies for permission to perform face transplants
Local doctors could soon offer a surgery that is both rare and remarkable. The University of Washington Medical Center applied for permission to perform face transplants. The surgery has only been done nine times in the U.S., but when it's needed, it can be life changing.
Local Charge: Bellevue murderer lived as brother he killed Charge: Bellevue murderer lived as brother he killed
Federal prosecutors say a former Bellevue resident expelled from the United States after killing his brother returned to the country after assuming his dead brother’s identity.
Local Legislature OKs bill paving way for WSU medical school
A nearly-century old restriction giving the University of Washington in Seattle the exclusive right to operate a public medical school in the state of Washington was removed by the Legislature on Wednesday.