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BNSF says Sierra Club lawsuit is meritless

Argue polution problem is already solved

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Twenty percent of marriages are same-sex couples

Nearly 2,500 same-sex couples married since law began

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Whatcom group provides health insurance exchange assistance

HelpIng Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, Island and Snohomish counties

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Defense bill funds Whidbey Island Naval Air Base

Proposed bill funds Poseidon program at base

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Washington ranks fourth in GDP growth

Grew 3.6 percent in 2012

Procession, funeral honor fallen trooper

Motorcade of about 350 police cars

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Drowning: Not like in the movies

Coast Guard’s warning signs

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Artists raising money to renovate Parkade into performing arts venue

Online fundraiser for the Commercial Street Theatre Project

Trooper’s funeral scheduled today in Everett

500 police cars are expected to participate

Photo courtesy of WSDOT

NTSB to release report on I-5 bridge collapse

Investigators interview pilot driver

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Today in entertainment history: May 22

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A look at the news that made Hollywood history in years past.

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Fire in Mount Vernon, Wash., building damages 3 businesses

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Authorities say a stubborn fire has caused significant damage to three businesses that share a downtown Mount Vernon, Washington, building.

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Oso store near mud slide in danger of closing

Tayler Drayton, 16, finishes painting words of support on a bus stop for those affected by a deadly mudslide nearly two weeks earlier nearby, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Oso, Wash. More than a dozen people are listed as missing and 30 bodies have been found in debris from the March 22 landslide that broke off a steep hill, roared across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River and buried a community at Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle.

The owner of the Oso General Store is struggling to keep her business afloat just three months after opening.

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Senate policy may reduce partisan squabbling on social media

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

A new Senate policy is attempting to reduce lawmakers' partisan squabbling on social media sites such as Twitter.

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WSU researcher says drought could get worse

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Drought conditions in Washington that prompted Gov. Jay Inslee last week to declare an emergency are likely to grow worse.