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Senator repays some expenses after questions arise

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Sen. Pam Roach is paying back some expenses she charged to the state for phone purchases and some mileage, and she has promised to give up her Senate-paid phone and mailbox…. …read more

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Vanishing NW seabirds linked to herring decline

By By CRAIG WELCH ANACORTES, Wash. (AP) — The bird-counters stood in the windy bow chattering into headsets and scanning the Strait of Juan de Fuca with binoculars…. …read more

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50 children from Mexican border taken to Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber says the 50 immigrant children from the Mexican border who have been relocated this year in Oregon are welcome…. …read more

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10-year-old boy missing in Mason County

SHELTON, Wash. (AP) — Searchers from Thurston, Pierce and Mason counties are searching for a 10-year-old boy who disappeared Thursday while picking berries near Lake Cushman in Mason County…. …read more

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2.8 earthquake near Duvall felt east of Seattle

DUVALL, Wash. (AP) — A small earthquake near Duvall was felt in the area about 20 miles northeast of Seattle…. …read more

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Alabama city to host world horseshoe competition

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has a ringer in Montgomery, which has won its bid to host the World Horseshoe Tournament…. …read more

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Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban

By By KRISTEN WYATT DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states – but the neighbors don’t have to like it…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

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