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Stewart Parnell the former owner of Peanut Corporation of America, is back in court today facing possible life imprisonment for his conviction last year of knowingly selling salmonella-tainted peanut butter. The ensuing outbreak was blamed for nine deaths. Federal investigators found a leaky roof, roaches and evidence of rodents at the company’s Georgia plant.
Teachers in Seattle on Sunday approved a labor contract with the school district, officially ending a weeklong strike that had delayed the start of school for 53,000 students. Teachers described the mood during the discussion and debate as passionate, divisive and intense. The contract gives teachers a 9.5 percent pay raise over three years, guaranteed 30-minute recesses for elementary students and more teacher input over standardized tests.
Intuition helps dirt bikers find missing hiker on Mt. Washington-—A local Boy Scout leader who was stranded on Mount Washington in Mason County for nearly 24 hours has been found safe. Sven of Spanaway was found on Saturday afternoon by a man, who was out dirt biking with his son. He was leading a Boy Scout troop on Route 1 of Mt. Washington when he got separated from the group. Sven said his strong sense of faith helped him survive. He’s incredibly thankful for all of the family members, friends, strangers, church members, and search crews who helped look for him.