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employment security

Employment Security furloughing 418 employees

Keeping staff needed to process unemployment claims

Congress

Washington among states most affected by shutdown

High federal employees per capita

food label

Co-op hosting GMO informational series

Documentary and panel discussion at Pickford Film Center

breast cancer

Mammogram party reaches out to local woman

Screenings have led to fewer lives lost

franklin-park

Young man found dead in park identified

Nineteen year old college student from Chelan

samish exit

Semi-truck rollover snags traffic for hours

WSP says driver fell asleep

chicken meat

USDA issues health alert for some Calif. chicken

Salmonella outbreak spreads to 18 states

pill bottle

Washington ranks 20th in prescription-drug abuse

Fourty-one percent increase in eleven years

skagit_river

Ruling: Skagit River basin reserved for fish not wells

Hundreds of homes affected by state Supreme Court decision

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in National

California is first state to ban plastic grocery bags

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Single-use plastic bags will disappear from California grocery stores under a first-in-the-nation state law.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 1

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A look back on this day in Hollywood history.

in Sports

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.

in Local Sports

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.