Bubble yuck: Crews unstick gum from famed Seattle wall

...history is coming down - or rather, 1 million little pieces.Crews are cleaning up the city's famed "gum wall" near Pike Place...the theater's box office window.Crawford said the cleaning crew will collect and weigh the gum each day it is removed. The...
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Budget cuts threaten to slow snow plows

...Though he isn't sure how much longer crews may take to plow these roads. It will...on the streets."The city snow removal crews, too, may find themselves in a slippery...said that a big storm could slow his crew down."We've been fortunate not to...
Troopers, Coast Guard search for missing Wrangell boater

...Thalasa.He was due to return after five days but he has not been seen.The Coast Guard cutter Anacapa and a Sitka helicopter crew searched Monday near Berg Bay, Blake Channel and Deer Island.Wrangell search and rescue personnel also have been looking for...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...soybeans and an estimated 350,000 gallons of oil.Six of the 10 crew members died when a rogue wave crashed into a Coast Guard helicopter lifting them from the vessel. The helicopter crew was rescued. "We don't want to see that happen in the Bering...
Movie guide

...Synopsis: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw...
Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

...which contained asbestos. Bethel needs to hire certified crews to clear the debris.City Manager Ann Capela and the Department...when you're fighting the fire," Capela said.Emergency crews may have been exposed to the carcinogenic mineral while fighting...
Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle the rescue - medical teams at Bartlett and Harborview, the firefighters who performed CPR on Martha, and the helicopter crews involved."We are overwhelmed with the exceeding kindness and compassion our friends have shown us," he wrote.
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...23 trained elephants are being used as "forest watchdogs."Carrying water pumps and other equipment, elephants and their crews patrol burned areas in the national forest to ensure that fires don't reappear after smoldering beneath the peat.Supartono...
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4 killed, 14 hurt in fiery crash near D.C.

...wasn't immediately known.A spokeswoman for MedStar Washington Hospital Center said Sunday night that some of those in the crash had been sent there, but she had no additional details.Crews from others counties were aiding in the response.
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Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

...could be placed on a plane in a variety of ways, including by someone with access or by those on catering teams or maintenance crews."The options are almost too many to consider," he said in a telephone interview from Gambia.Several airlines announced...
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