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5 injured in shooting in Walmart in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a customer and an employee of the Walmart in Mount Vernon, Washington, along with three 19-year-old men, were injured in a shooting inside the store. The Seattle Times reports police were called for reports of…

Washington tulip grower, striking workers reach deal

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Workers at a large Washington tulip grower who went on strike two weeks ago over pay and better work conditions reached an agreement just before the official start of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival April.…

Washington state man convicted of murder for 4th time

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Washington state man, who stood trial on robbery and murder charges, for the fourth time, officials said. The state Court of Appeals overturned the previous three convictions on procedural grounds.…

Art Briles to coach high school football

Art Briles, the former Baylor University football coach who was ousted in May 2016 amid a sexual assault scandal involving some team players, will return to the sidelines this fall as the head coach of a Texas high school football team.

Wounded Mount Vernon officer remains in critical condition

SEATTLE (AP) ��� The Mount Vernon police officer who was wounded while investigating a reported shooting remains in critical but stable condition at Seattle hospital Sunday morning.Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg said in news release that Mike McClaughry is in the intensive care unit.McClaughry was shot in the head Thursday evening while canvassing a neighborhood in Mount Vernon, about 60 miles north of Seattle, for witnesses to a report of another shooting.