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Receding floodwaters at mudslide help with search

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say receding floodwaters at the site of the deadly mudslide at Oso are helping in the search for human remains by exposing more sites that can be examined…. …read more

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Mudslide: 911 callers ranged from calm to frantic

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — Audio recordings of 911 calls made in the moments after a massive, deadly mudslide struck the tiny Washington state town of Oso ranged from a frantic woman who reported people screaming for help to a caller who described her amazement that the landslide had pushed a house all the way across a highway…. …read more

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Washington high court denies serial killer’s plea

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition by convicted killer Robert Lee Yates Jr., who sought to withdraw his guilty pleas in the murders of more than a dozen women, many of them in Spokane…. …read more

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State Supreme Court denies serial killer’s plea

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Supreme Court has dismissed a petition by convicted killer Robert Lee Yates Jr., who sought to withdraw guilty pleas in connection with murdering more than a dozen women, many in Spokane…. …read more

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Seattle passes measure to regulate rideshares

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle City Council has passed a measure that puts some regulations on rideshare companies that use smartphone apps to connect passengers with rides from drivers using their personal cars…. …read more

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James Johnson to retire from Wash. Supreme Court

By By LISA BAUMANN SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State Supreme Court Justice James M. Johnson has announced he will retire from the bench, effective April 30…. …read more

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Legislature passes few key bills, leaves many dead

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — In a 60-day Legislative session in Olympia that actually ended without the need for overtime work, lawmakers stayed until the very end, adjourning at nearly midnight Thursday…. …read more

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Bill banning tanning beds for youth goes to Inslee

By By LISA BAUMANN OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Those under age 18 would be banned from using tanning beds in Washington state under a measure going to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk…. …read more

From: AP Washington News