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Tuesday Evening's Headlines: Seattle Helicopter Crash, St. Patrick's Day, WSU Fires Coach

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Here are some of the stories making headlines Tuesday evening around the region:

UPDATE: Seattle Television Station ID's 2 Killed In Helicopter Crash - The fiery wreck happened Tuesday morning as the KOMO-TV helicopter took off from the station. The chopper went down on Broad Street and hit three vehicles, starting them on fire and spewing burning fuel down the street. http://bit.ly/1g8AZgg

Butte Celebrates St. Patrick's Day - Despite windy and snowy conditions, people of all ages waived the orange, white and green flag, tossed green beads and wished a wee bit o' luck of the Irish to onlookers. http://bit.ly/1gHAdBM

MSU Student Dies In London - A 24-year-old Montana State University student died while on an academic spring break trip with the Shakespeare's England course to London, England last week. http://bit.ly/OqOrAs

Yakama Nation Legends Casino on Lockdown after Bomb Threat - The Confederated Tribes & Bands of the Yakama Nation says the bomb squad will be arriving soon to evaluate and take the necessary actions regarding the bomb threat at the Legends Casino. http://bit.ly/1lMJkpj

Washington State Fires Basketball Coach Ken Bone - Washington State University Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Tuesday that men's head basketball coach Ken Bone will not return to guide the Cougars next season.  http://bit.ly/1gyMSX0



 

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    BOISE, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Correction say up to 250 male inmates will be moved to a correctional center in Texas due to a shortage of beds in Idaho's prisons and jails. Director Henry Atencio said Thursday that he knows the move creates challenges for inmates and their families, but Idaho simply has no more room. 

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