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Sudden rise in Washington pesticide illnesses

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Health Department says there has been a sudden rise in illnesses caused by pesticide drift in Eastern Washington orchards…. …read more

From: AP Washington News

Candidate filing week for election in Washington

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — This is filing week in Washington, when candidates can officially enter the election race…. …read more

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More 'glitches' in Washington health marketplace

SEATTLE (AP) — New glitches in Washington’s health insurance marketplace are causing problems for some new insurance customers…. …read more

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Federal grants to help fight pests in Washington

KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — Recent federal grants will help Washington continue to send out a SWAT team to go after snails and evasive moths that like to munch on grapes…. …read more

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Feds seek prison for rural Washington pot growers

By By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS and GENE JOHNSON SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state is plowing ahead with licensing people to grow and sell recreational pot, but a federal trial scheduled to begin Monday in Spokane suggests not all is hunky-dory with weed…. …read more

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June 7 events will begin the 75th anniversary celebration of Washington's first wildlife area

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Cold case homicide victim from 1998 is identified

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Thurston County sheriff’s detectives have identified a cold case homicide victim from 1998 as a missing Pierce County, Washington, man…. …read more

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Excavator hits natural gas line in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A Bellingham, Washington, fire official says an excavator breaking up asphalt hit a natural gas line Tuesday afternoon, causing a leak that prompted the evacuation of a few downtown businesses…. …read more

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Climate change increasing risks in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — A new federal scientific report says climate change is threatening coastal communities, impacting forests and reducing water supply in Washington state…. …read more

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Slide hazard throughout Washington mudslide county

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — There are so many landslide hazards in the Washington county where a mudslide buried dozens of homes that a moratorium on some new-home construction would make most of the unincorporated areas of the county off-limits to builders, Snohomish County officials said…. …read more

From: AP Washington News