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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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Human trafficking bills pass state House

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two bills related to human trafficking in Washington state have passed the House…. …read more

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Competing bills to address safety of oil transport

By By PHUONG LE SEATTLE (AP) — Washington lawmakers on Monday were considering competing measures that try to address potential risks as more crude oil is shipped by rail into the state…. …read more

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State stuck with bill when people ditch boats

By By PHUONG LE SEATTLE (AP) — State law requires owners of abandoned or derelict vessels to pay the full costs of removing or disposing of the problem boats, but owners rarely do…. …read more

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Winter storm blasts Northwest; 2nd in 2 days

By By STEVEN DUBOIS PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Northwest residents are absorbing the second blow of a 1-2 winter punch by taking a snow day and keeping their cars in the garage…. …read more

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County employee killed; gunman on loose

By By STEVEN DUBOIS PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A county official was fatally shot on the job Thursday, and authorities say the suspect is a fugitive from Washington state…. …read more

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Crews reopen 1 lane of blocked southbound I-5

By By TIM FOUGHT PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation says one lane of traffic southbound has been opened north of Albany where crews are trying to clear wreckage from a major pileup…. …read more

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