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Trooper killed in Skagit County collision

Trooper was helping control traffic on detour around Skagit River Bridge collapse.

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Bill deals with trucks with oversized loads

Response to oversize load causing Skagit River bridge to collapse

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Burlington businesses reports drop in sales

Some sales cut in half after bridge collapse

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Amtrak adding extra north-south round trip

Temporary service while Skagit River bridge is replaced

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Letter urges Inslee to see bigger job picture

New group wants projects outside of Seattle area

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DelBene in Lynden for farm bill discussion

Says its crucial for Congress to pass bill

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Seattle fast-food employees strike

Saying minimum wage isn’t enough to make a living

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Royals beat A’s 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

The Kansas City Royals had waited 29 years to reach the postseason.

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US women rout Angola to finish pool play 3-0

USA's Sue Bird shares a light moment with teammate Maya Moore before a women's exhibition basketball game against Canada, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Bridgeport, Conn.

U.S. women's national team routed of Angola on Tuesday night and close out preliminary play at the women's world championship.

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Mariners to be aggressive adding bats in offseason

New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, answers a question as general manager Jack Zduriencik looks on at a news conference introducing McClendon Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, in Seattle. McClendon spent eight patient seasons as a coach waiting for another opportunity to be a major league manager after his stint in Pittsburgh. The Mariners are giving McClendon that chance and formally introduced him on Thursday as their new manager.

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners say they will raise payroll in 2015 and aggressively pursue offense during the offseason.