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Sea Breaker Sinking

Sunken fishing boat to remain under the sea

NOAA says leaked fuel shouldn’t have noticeable impact on habitat

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Survey: Hundreds of drivers illegally pass school buses in one day

Meridian School District testing bus camera program

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Umpqua Bank merging with Sterling Bank

Creating largest community bank on West Coast

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Seattle cops to wear Niners gear

Undercover officers to ensure a safe game day

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Council approves slaughterhouses on farmland

Narrowly passes after long, contentious public debate

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Puget Neighborhood says dorm not welcome

Concerned about increased population and traffic

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Wash. texting while driving rate higher than national average

Study surveys six counties, including Whatcom County

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Monsanto cash boosts fight against food labeling

New campaign finance reports for Initiative 522

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Washington celebrating Organic Week

More than 700 certified organic farms

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Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

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Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Bo Ryan works with the team during the first round of the NCAA Midwest Regional basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 20, 2008

The Badgers (35-3) denied the Wildcats (34-4) a Final Four berth for the second straight year, having beaten them by one point in overtime in Anaheim a year ago when their seeds were reversed.

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AP sources: Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

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The NCAA logo is on the court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round game. Second round games start on Thursday.

Texas has fired coach Rick Barnes after 17 seasons, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

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WWU bounces back with victories over UC San Diego and San Francisco State

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The Vikings bounced back with a pair of 5-4 wins over UC San Diego and San Francisco State in second-day action Saturday at the Cal State Stanislaus Tournament of Champions.

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Donigian runs nation’s fastest NCAA II 100 at Texas Relays

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Western Washington University men's sprinter Alex Donigian ran the fastest 100 meters nationally in NCAA Division II this season with a 10.27 clocking in at the Texas Relays