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Man shot in Seattle parks building sues city

SEATTLE (AP) — A man who survived a gunshot to the chest last year at a Seattle parks building is suing the city of Seattle…. …read more

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Leaking vapors prompt shutdown of I-90 in Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Leaking vapors from a tanker truck prompted the shutdown of Interstate 90 near the Washington-Idaho border…. …read more

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Liquor fee fight pushes Costco to Washington GOP

SEATTLE (AP) — Executives at Costco Wholesale have long been big supporters of Democratic causes and candidates, but an obscure liquor tax fight is prompting the company to support Washington state Republicans…. …read more

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Coast Guard: Vessel runs aground near Brinnon

BRINNON, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a 65-foot vessel ran aground while being towed near Brinnon with up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard…. …read more

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Hikers try to improve Pacific Crest Trail app

By By AARON SWANEY EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Hiking along the Pacific Crest Trail this summer, Lon Cooper looks like a human version of the Google Street View car…. …read more

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Health officials warn of Sea-Tac measles exposure

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Public health officials are warning that people may have been exposed to measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport…. …read more

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Health officials warn of Sea-Tac measles exposure

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Public health officials are warning that people may have been exposed to measles at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport…. …read more

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Fire crews battle wildfire in Grant County

EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) — Fire crews were battling a wildfire in Grant County that officials say was threatening a dozen homes…. …read more

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Trail work could help bring business to Darrington

DARRINGTON, Wash. (AP) — Crews hope their work to improve a 27-mile hiking and biking trail between Arlington and Darrington will bring tourists to the mudslide-ravaged region…. …read more

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New grape-sorting system gives winemakers control

By By KRISTI PIHL KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A new grape-sorting system with the brains of a computer is giving Columbia Crest winemaker Laura Sorge more control over the grapes that make it into this year’s vintage…. …read more

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