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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Justice Dept. to investigate Ferguson police
The U.S. Justice Department plans to open a civil rights investigation of police officers in Ferguson and St. Louis County. This will be a broader, second investigation in addition to the other probe already underway of Officer Darren Wilson, who is suspected of shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
Job cuts at JBLM
Up to 102 civil service workers at JBLM will be laid off by mid-January as part of cutbacks to military spending.
Puget Sound VAs may hide wait times too
New data released from a national audit reveals that 33% of schedulers in Lakewood and Seattle Veterans Affairs hospitals were told to manipulate wait times.
Another VA problem area: security
Veterans Affairs officers say there are real problems at the health care facilities.
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