Vaccine rule comes as Washington state ferries face staff shortage

SEATTLE Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s announcement of mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for state employees comes at a time when the state’s ferry system is experiencing a serious staff shortage. KUOW reports that in an Aug. 13 advisory, Washington State Ferry Chief of Staff Nicole McIntosh said there were “91 unprecedented requests …

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Dobbs Ferry Man charged with attempted murder of police officer

A Westchester man faces multiple attempted murder charges after he allegedly attacked a police officer and stabbed him with a knife in the head, authorities said. Westchester County District Attorney Mimi Rocah said Dobbs Ferry resident Matthew Burke has been charged with multiple counts of stabbing a uniformed officer in …

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