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2 hrs ago | 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,

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Fire

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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Related Topix: Washington Government

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

CNN

Body might be that of last Washington landslide victim

A rain-saturated hillside along the Stillaguamish River gave way on the outskirts of the town of Oso on March 22. Authorities announced Tuesday that workers found a body believed to be that of Molly Kristine "Kris" Regelbrugge.

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Related Topix: Landslide, US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Oso, WA, Arlington, WA, Darrington, WA

FOX16

Jefferson Co. Deputies Searching for Man Accused in Jail Brawl Beating

A June 16 jail brawl left a detainee in critical condition, while the culprit was released from jail two days later.

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Related Topix: Prison

The News Tribune

Washington health exchange glitches affect 6,000

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler told The Associated Press that's about all the time he's going to give the exchange to fix the problem before he starts advising people to buy their health insurance outside of it.

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Related Topix: Spokane, WA, Clarkston, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

Last body in Oso mudslide found

The Snohomish County sheriff's office says search and rescue personnel believe they have located the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.

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Related Topix: Oso, WA, Natural Disasters, Mudflow, Snohomish County, WA

The Town Talk

5 ways you can still get busted for pot in Colo., Wash

While Colorado and Washington have legalized recreational marijuana for adults, don't consider it a free-for all.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Washington Government

Switched

Cooler Weather Aids Crews Fighting Washington Fire

Firefighters and local authorities are heartened by weather forecasts that call for continued cooler temperatures and higher humidity as they battle a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles in Washington state and is the largest in state history.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Tonasket, WA, Weather, Okanogan County, WA

Portland Tribune

Historian visits Lincoln exhibit at OHS

With six books and countless appearances to her name, Doris Kearns Goodwin is usually not at a loss for words.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Books, Team of Rivals, Theater, Arts

KHQ-TV Spokane

MTNG Choppers Head to Washington

Early this morning two helicopters and 17 soldiers from the Montana Army National Guard headed to Washington to help battle massive wildfires.

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Related Topix: Chinook, WA, Steve Bullock, US Governors, Pateros, WA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chelan, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KOMO News

Inmates punished following fight at Washington prison

The movements of inmates at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center are currently being restricted following two fights between several offenders.

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Related Topix: Washington Government, Coyote Ridge Corrections Center, State Prisons, Prison

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