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Railway wants to build second bridge in N. Idaho

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad wants to build a second bridge in northern Idaho to handle an expected increase in traffic that includes coal and oil trains…. …read more

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Bullet in suicide attempt almost hits 3 people

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Yakima police say a bullet that a man used to shoot himself almost hit three people in an adjacent apartment…. …read more

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Anti-government activist’s house auctioned

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County government has auctioned off the house of a long-time anti-government activist who owed taxes…. …read more

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Marijuana industry battling stoner stereotypes

By By KRISTEN WYATT DENVER (AP) — Tired of Cheech & Chong pot jokes and ominous anti-drug campaigns, the marijuana industry and activists are starting an ad blitz in Colorado aimed at promoting moderation and the safe consumption of pot…. …read more

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22 years for Wash. man who fatally stabbed wife

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A 33-year-old man who fatally stabbed his wife on a Monroe, Washington, sidewalk as she tried to hand him a protection order has been sentenced to 22 years in prison…. …read more

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Seattle police respond to report of cake assault

SEATTLE (AP) — Officers responding to an assault report at a north Seattle restaurant quickly got the facts: a man walked into a KFC, hurled a store-brand cake at employees, then walked out…. …read more

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Charge filed against dad in 1983 toddler killing

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors in Pierce County, Washington, have filed a manslaughter charge against a 57-year-old man for killing his 3-year-old son in 1983…. …read more

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Grant to help rebuild trail wiped out by Oso slide

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A $75,000 state grant is helping Snohomish County rebuild a part of a trail buried by the deadly mud slide in Oso…. …read more

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Driver runs over girl, 1, in Tenino driveway

TENINO, Wash. (AP) — A 1-year-old girl has died after she was run over by a vehicle in the driveway of her Tenino home…. …read more

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Report: More needed to improve oil train safety

By By PHUONG LE SEATTLE (AP) — With increasing numbers of volatile crude oil trains moving through Seattle’s “antiquated” downtown rail tunnel, city emergency planners say more must be done to lower the risk of an oil train accident and improve the city’s ability to respond…. …read more

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