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Official: fire sparked after bird hits power pole

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — A fire official in Franklin County says a brush fire was started Tuesday when a sparrow hit into a power pole, caught fire and dropped to the ground…. …read more

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5 food writers subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit

By By REGINA GARCIA CANO SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network’s coverage of a beef product dubbed “pink slime” by critics…. …read more

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Hiker hoisted to safety after fall near Shelton

SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — A hiker who fell down a steep embankment beneath Washington state’s highest bridge was hoisted to safety in a dramatic rescue operation Tuesday…. …read more

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Vacationing Portland officer fights teenager

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Portland Police Bureau officer was involved in an alcohol-fueled altercation while on vacation at a Trout Lake, Washington, RV park…. …read more

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U of L cheerleader found dead in apartment

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A University of Louisville cheerleader has been found dead in an apartment near campus…. …read more

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NRA lobbyist's talk irks Seattle Jewish Federation

By By GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, which was the site of a mass shooting in 2006, has called for the resignation of a National Rifle Association lobbyist over comments he recently made comparing a Washington state gun control effort to Nazi Germany…. …read more

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Washington ferry with hundreds aboard loses power

SEATTLE (AP) — A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries’ busiest route has lost power…. …read more

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