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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

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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

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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

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Washington ranks 20th in prescription-drug abuse

Fourty-one percent increase in eleven years

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Ruling: Skagit River basin reserved for fish not wells

Hundreds of homes affected by state Supreme Court decision

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in Entertainment

Today’s celebrity birthdays

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These celebrities will celebrate their birthdays on Labor Day.

in Local Sports

Kasey Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

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Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

in Local Sports

Fred Couples wins Champions Tour event

Fred Couples walks up to the ninth green during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 11, 2014, in Augusta, Ga.

Fred Couples won the Champions Tour's Shaw Charity Classic on Sunday, chipping in for eagle for a course-record 9-under 61 and beating Billy Andrade with a tap-in birdie on the first hole of a playoff.

in Local Sports

FC Kansas City wins NWSL title over Seattle, 2-1

Seattle Reign FC goalie Hope Solo waves to fans after an NWSL soccer game against the Sky Blue FC Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Seattle. Solo was arrested at a suburban Seattle home on suspicion of assaulting her sister and 17-year-old nephew a week ago, then pleaded not guilty and was released without bail after a court appearance Monday, June 23. She was eligible to play in Saturday's match, but did not start.

Amy Rodriguez scored twice as FC Kansas City won the National Women's Soccer League title with a 2-1 win over Seattle Reign FC at Starfire Stadium on Sunday.

in Sports

Down at half, US beats Turkey in basketball worlds

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Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.