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6:59 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Entire City Council In Idaho Town Faces Recall Effort Over Shooting Of Dog

A group of citizens in the small Idaho town of Filer started gathering signatures this week to recall the mayor and the entire city council.

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5:10 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

No Quick Ruling Expected In Oregon Gay Marriage Case

Ben West, right, and Paul Rummel are two of the plaintiffs in the case.

Attorneys for four same-sex couples called Oregon's gay marriage ban a "state imposed badge of inferiority" during arguments in federal court Wednesday.

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4:48 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Possible New Japanese Tsunami Debris Investigated At Long Beach

Park rangers are investigating the origin of this skiff found near Long Beach, Wash., on Wednesday morning.
Washington State Parks

State park rangers on Washington's Long Beach peninsula are investigating a new possible case of Japanese tsunami debris.

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1:27 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Oral Arguments Heard In Oregon's Same-Sex Marriage Case

File photo of the Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse in Eugene, Ore.

Originally published on Wed April 23, 2014 2:43 pm

At this hour advocates for same sex marriage are making their case to a federal judge in Eugene, Ore.

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7:11 am
Wed April 23, 2014

President Tours Disaster Zone, Offers Support One Month After Deadly Landslide

President Barack Obama speaks at the firehouse in Oso, Wash., Tuesday.
Austin Jenkins Northwest News Network

Originally published on Wed April 23, 2014 7:26 am

President Obama says the “whole country” is thinking about the victims of the Oso landslide in Snohomish County.

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6:21 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Washington State Senator: Oil Trains 'Going To Be With Us For A While'

File photo of a crude oil train.

Environmental regulators in Washington state are expecting a lively crowd Thursday in the coastal city of Hoquiam.

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5:50 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Judge Won't Issue Immediate Decision In Oregon Gay Marriage Case

File photo of the Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse in Eugene, Ore.

A federal judge in Oregon will not issue an immediate decision Wednesday in a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

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5:32 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Wanapum Dam Fix Could Cost $61 Million

File photo of a crew investigating the crack in Wanapum Dam near Vantage, Wash.

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 9:04 pm

Officials in central Washington revealed the latest update on how much it will cost to fix the massive crack in Wanapum Dam -- and how long it will take.

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5:01 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

President Obama Tells Landslide Towns 'Whole Country is Thinking of You'

President Barack Obama speaks to an audience of first responders at the Oso fire house in Snohomish County, Wash.

Originally published on Wed April 23, 2014 7:15 am

President Obama told an audience of first responders at the Oso fire house in Snohomish County that he and First Lady Michelle Obama "grieve with you."

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4:08 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Appreciative Crowd Awaits President Obama In Oso

A crowd has gathered to hear President Obama speak at the Oso Fire Station in Snohomish County, Wash.

Originally published on Tue April 22, 2014 4:25 pm

Snohomish County first responders are gathering in the Oso fire house for an appearance by President Barack Obama.

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