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4 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Sheriff: 300 homes burned in Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Twisp, WA, Okanogan County, WA

5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Readers' lovely photos of Washington's national parks

Mount Rainier, with the aptly named Reflection Lake in the foreground. Submitted by reader Miles Morgan for The Seattle Times' national parks of Washington photo contest.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Olympic National Park, North Cascades National Park

7 hrs ago | Washingtonian.com

Photographs From the 2014 AT&T Best of Washington Party

Party-goers flocked to the National Building Museum for the sold-out AT&T Best of Washington party on July 16. At the Alice in Wonderland-themed event, guests could roam around two levels of restaurants and enjoy delicious food and drink from more than 70 of Washingtonian's 100 Very Best Restaurants and Best of Washington winners.

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10 hrs ago | NBC Action News

Nicki Minaj bares all for single cover

Heat Advisory issued July 24 at 2:44PM CDT expiring July 25 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Allen, Barton, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cowley, Elk, Ellsworth, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Labette, Lincoln, McPherson, Marion, Montgomery, Neosho, Reno, Rice, Russell, Saline, Sedgwick, Sumner, Wilson, Woodson Heat Advisory issued July 24 at 3:21PM ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | JD Supra

New Washington Rule Clarifies Authority to Issue Penalties Against TPAs

The Washington State Department of Health has promulgated a new rule clarifying the Department's authority to issue civil penalties against health carriers and third-party administrators.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News Tribune

JBLM National Guard crews keep busy fighting Central Washington wildfires

The situation is similar in nearby Alta Lake. Large plots of fire-scorched land have left behind only ash and scattered burnt trees.

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Related Topix: US National Guard, US Military, Pateros, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Omak, WA

KBTX-TV Bryan

Cooler Weather Helps Firefighters in Washington

Cooler temperatures allowed firefighters to directly attack a massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Bellingham Herald

Bark beetles killing Columbia River Gorge pines

Every year since 2010, they've watched one outbreak after another of the California fivespined ips, a little brown bark beetle that likes to feast on ailing pine trees.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Skamania County, WA, Klickitat County, WA, Clark County, WA, White Salmon, WA

The Olympian

Herrera Beutler faces two challengers in the 3rd Congressional District

Political experience: Appointed in 2007 to serve as state representative for Washington's 18th Legislative District, and elected in 2008.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Brian Baird, Democrat, Maria Cantwell, US Senate, San Jose State University, Washington State University

Tri-cityherald.com

Long odds for justice in Malaysia jet disaster

The crash scene is compromised, key evidence may have disappeared altogether and political complexities could block an international court from hearing the case.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Prison, Netherlands, World News,

HeraldNet

Boehner lauds doctor who saved Washington lawmaker's baby

In a break from his chamber's often acrid political divisions, a choked-up House Speaker John Boehner prompted two bipartisan standing ovations Wednesday when he praised the doctor who helped a congresswoman's infant survive a rare fetal condition.

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Related Topix: Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Government, John Boehner

KHQ-TV Spokane

Flash Flood Warning: Rainfall poses threat of debris flow for burned areas

KHQ.COM - According to the Washington Interagency Incident Management Team, potential afternoon thunderstorms expected Wednesday are a concern for the Carlton Complex fire because of the possibility of heavy rain and lightning strikes.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Okanogan, WA, Chelan, WA, Brewster, WA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Rains raise new worries in Central Washington. For...

The Daily Troll: Rains raise new worries in Central Washington. For sale: big office buildings.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Flood, Tornado, Hurricane

Tri-cityherald.com

Rain won't extinguish huge Washington wildfire

The Carlton Complex fire burns on the side of a mountain on July 20, 2014 in Carlton, Washington.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Carlton, WA, Weather

Examiner.com

Growing evidence: Public backs gun rights, more armed citizens

There is growing anecdotal evidence that the public is not as fearful of firearms as gun prohibitionists contend, as underscored by the national popularity of a "guns welcome" restaurant in Tennessee, an open carry eatery in Colorado , and yesterday's reports of spiking concealed carry licensing in South Carolina and Kansas .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Colorado, Colorado Government, Guns, Kansas, Washington Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

President Obama signs Washington emergency declaration

President Obama has declared an emergency in Washington because of wildfires burning the past two weeks.

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HeraldNet

Washington Chardonnay evolves with times, styles

Most of the time, it seems every grape variety except Chardonnay gets headlines - even though it remains America's favorite wine.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Walla Walla, WA

KXLY-TV Spokane

Who are Ukraine's pro-Russia rebels?

The horrifying crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has put the pro-Russia rebels operating in Ukraine's eastern regions center stage -- and raised all kinds of questions about who they are, what they want and who's in charge.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Brandon Sun

Man's body found hanging from tree near SW Wash. freeway lanes

A Clark County sheriff's spokesman says the body of a man has been found hanging from a tree near the southbound lanes of Interstate 205 in southwest Washington.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Patty Murray, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

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