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February 25, 2001 | Associated Press
Police in riot gear used pepper spray and rubber bullets to break up Mardi Gras festivities early Saturday. Six officers received minor injuries and two people were arrested, police said. Police said they ordered a crowd of up to 2,000 people to disperse after bars closed at 2 a.m. Saturday. Many in the crowd were drinking, removing their clothes or climbing on cars and light posts, police spokeswoman Pam McCammon said.
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February 25, 2001 | Associated Press
Police in riot gear used pepper spray and rubber bullets to break up Mardi Gras festivities early Saturday. Six officers received minor injuries and two people were arrested, police said. Police said they ordered a crowd of up to 2,000 people to disperse after bars closed at 2 a.m. Saturday. Many in the crowd were drinking, removing their clothes or climbing on cars and light posts, police spokeswoman Pam McCammon said.
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December 29, 1999 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seattle canceled its New Year's festivities Tuesday, while federal officials and telephone executives urged Americans not to check for a dial tone in the first moments of the new century to avoid overloading the phone system. Seattle Mayor Paul Schell said that he was not aware of any specific threat targeting his city. But after conferring with the FBI, the mayor decided to call off Seattle's scheduled New Year's celebration, which had been expected to draw 50,000 people.
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December 29, 1999 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seattle canceled its New Year's festivities Tuesday, while federal officials and telephone executives urged Americans not to check for a dial tone in the first moments of the new century to avoid overloading the phone system. Seattle Mayor Paul Schell said that he was not aware of any specific threat targeting his city. But after conferring with the FBI, the mayor decided to call off Seattle's scheduled New Year's celebration, which had been expected to draw 50,000 people.
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November 3, 1988 | RICH ROBERTS, Times Staff Writer
There were flowers, banners and balloons, mixed with rain, for Stacy Allison and Peggy Luce when they arrived home in the Pacific Northwest Wednesday. The flowers, banners and balloons celebrated their new status as the first and second American women to climb Mt. Everest. The rain could have been tears for all the other climbers who died trying. "It's finally over and done with," Allison said during a news conference at Seattle-Tacoma Airport.
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November 3, 1988 | RICH ROBERTS, Times Staff Writer
There were flowers, banners and balloons, mixed with rain, for Stacy Allison and Peggy Luce when they arrived home in the Pacific Northwest Wednesday. The flowers, banners and balloons celebrated their new status as the first and second American women to climb Mt. Everest. The rain could have been tears for all the other climbers who died trying. "It's finally over and done with," Allison said during a news conference at Seattle-Tacoma Airport.
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