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Wash. orca died from blow to head, source unknown

By By PHUONG LE SEATTLE (AP) — Two years after a 3-year-old endangered orca washed ashore in southwest Washington, investigators have concluded that the whale was hit, struck or rammed in the head and neck. But they couldn’t determine the source of that blow…. …read more

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Senate plan includes money for immigrant aid bill

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Senate’s majority caucus has proposed a supplementary budget that highlights increased funding for a soon-to-be signed measure expanding college financial aid to include students who were brought to the state illegally as children…. …read more

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Another possible booze price hike looms over Wash.

By By MANUEL VALDES SEATTLE (AP) — Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state’s liquor system…. …read more

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Washington finds $235K more in excess pension pay

By By MIKE BAKER SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state officials have identified another $235,000 in pension overpayments…. …read more

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Lincoln portrayer dies on Lincoln's birthday

By By ED FRIEDRICH BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The man who portrayed Abraham Lincoln at the Armed Forces Day Parade and other patriotic events passed away Feb. 12 – the 16th president’s birthday…. …read more

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House passes drone, government surveillance bills

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two bills that would restrict the use of drones and government surveillance in Washington state have been passed by the House…. …read more

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Bill to prevent gay conversion passes House

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill intended to prevent health care providers from trying to convert gay people under age 18 has passed the state House…. …read more

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