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The Republican National Convention picks up steam Today as Republicans officially nominate Donald Trump for president. Today’s focus now shifts to the economy as two of Trump’s children, Tiffany and Donald Jr., plan to speak. House Speaker Paul Ryan and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, also will take the stage Tuesday.
Almost 200,000 pounds of frozen chicken and beef entrees have been recalled by ConAgra Foods due to possible contamination with metal. The products are select varieties of plastic bagged meal packages of P.F. Chang’s Home Menu chicken and beef. The recall was issued after metal fragments were discovered in a sauce used in multiple entrees. There have been no reports of injury or illness.
An off-duty Seattle police officer for pulling a crash victim from a burning car last night on I-90. The crash happened just before 6 p.m. when someone in a truck didn’t notice traffic had stopped on eastbound I-90 near State Route 18. The driver rear-ended a car, which caused a chain reaction with several other vehicles. The truck and a car caught fire in the crash, and one person was briefly trapped inside the burning car. An off-duty Seattle police officer happened to be stopped at the crash scene and pulled the victim from the wreckage.
Pokemon isn’t the only app getting folks off the couch in Seattle… an interactive navigation app called Delightways, which aims to help users “rediscover the joy of wandering.” The app has launched in 10 different cities, including Seattle.
The Coast Guard completed a daring rescue on yesterday after a hiker was injured on the south slope of Washington’s Olympic Mountain. A Navy helicopter crew brought supplies to the hiker on Sunday, but couldn’t get to the hiker. Two Navy corpsmen stayed with the patient overnight and the rescue helicopter returned yesterday. A first attempt at airlifting the hiker had to be aborted because of poor weather conditions. Rescue crews tried again two hours later and successfully got them—they are now recovering at the hospital.