Olympia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. UN says Ukraine death toll doubles in 2 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    A spokeswoman for the office, Cecile Pouilly, says the U.N.'s "very conservative estimates" show the death toll has risen to at least 2,086 people as of Aug. 10 from 1,129 on July 26. She said in a statement Wednesday that at least 4,953 others have been wounded in the fighting since mid-April.

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  2. Foreign workers on way to Washington apple harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    The Tri-City Herald reports visas through the federal H-2A guest worker program have been delayed by State Department computer problems.

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  3. Conquerors unfairly allowed to define historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    Conquerors uproot natives from their homeland, forcing them to live in reservations, denying them the right to enter or exit the prison camp, controlling with an embargo what flows in or out.

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  4. Greek economy contracts at slowest rate since 2008Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    The Statistical Authority said Greece's economy was only 0.2 percent smaller in the second quarter than it had been a year earlier - the lowest since the third quarter of 2008.

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  5. Beers based on Tolkien's Hobbit launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Drinks Business

    ... of Gollum (Smeagol), the Dragon Smaug, and the Orc chieftain Bolg, have been brewed by the Fish Brewing Company in Olympia, Washington, in partnership with Ocean Brands, LLC and BevLink. In keeping with the fantasy world's characters, the range will ...

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  6. Owner of sunken ferry arrested in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    According to Lt. Col. Miftah Uddin Ahmed, forces from the Rapid Action Battalion raided a house in the southeastern district of Chittagong and arrested Abu Bakar Siddique.

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  7. 6 climbers missing on Mont Blanc peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    August is the height of the climbing season on Europe's tallest mountain, where even in the warmest months fierce snowstorms can strike quickly.

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  8. Philippine train rams barrier, injuring scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    Senior Superintendent Florencio Ortilla says injured passengers were removed from the front car of the train and taken to a hospital after the accident Wednesday in Pasay city in metropolitan Manila.

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  9. Sangria, roasted peppers make entertaining easyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Olympian

    When it comes to summer entertaining, it's not hard to impress. But it's easy to get yourself in over your head trying to do so.

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  10. Washington transitions to 6-year driver's licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Olympian

    The cost of the license remains $9 per year, so the cost will be $45 or $54, depending on the term.

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  11. Council gives nod to Comcast taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Olympian

    The Olympia City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to forward a proposed tax on Comcast cable TV customers to a final vote.

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  12. Explosives accident injured 3 in AberdeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Olympian

    Police told KBKW a 26-year-old man had poured out some black powder and lit it to cause a flash and smoke.

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  13. Plaintiffs in school funding case ask - again - for lawmakers to be held in contempt of courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Bellingham Herald

    The Temple of Justice in Olympia is the meeting place of the State Supreme Court of Washington.

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  14. Fishing report for Aug. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The News Tribune

    ... a few fish. Crabbing has been fair in recent days, with lots of females being caught. Fishing pressure around Olympia has been light, and so has been the catch. The salmon fishing remains the same, very good. Some boats are running out about 17 ...

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  15. Obama hosts White House dinner for African leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    The White House says singer Lionel Richie will entertain the leaders during the dinner on the South Lawn.

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  16. Hearing rescheduled in Justin Bieber DUI caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    Assistant state attorney David Gilbert, left, and defense attorney Mark Shapiro, right, appear in court to request a postponement of the hearing to determine whether pop star Justin Bieber will be tried on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest, in Miami, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014.

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  17. Otter attack felt like 'little knives going in'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    Lelani Grove needed hundreds of stitches to her face, head and body. She may have minor damage to her right eye.

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  18. US official: Americans killed in Afghan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    The official says many details of the attack early Tuesday were still unclear and the numbers could change.

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  19. Lack of swimming options needs to be remediedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    We found your article, "Make a Splash" very ironic in light of the fact that Olympia and Thurston County seriously lack public swimming facilities.

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  20. Maytown ruling raises questions about governanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Olympian

    Rolf Boone's recent article on the employment situation mentioned the lack of growth in Thurston County.

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