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State broadcaster CCTV said in a brief report that the blast in Kunshan city in Jiangsu province left 65 people dead.
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The Natural Resources building on the east Capital Campus will begin tree removal and roof work Saturday.
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The Knoxville, Tenn., band, which blends country, folk, bluegrass and jazz, will play a benefit for the United Way of Thurston County.
12 hrs ago | The Olympian
Olympian file photo of Cebula Hall at Saint Martin's University, where emergency crews will conduct an "active shooter drill" on Friday.
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Or at least, easier to break up into manageable doses. Colorado marijuana regulators have drafted an emergency rule aimed at making it easier for new marijuana users to tell how much pot they're eating.
21 hrs ago | The Olympian
The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 45 mph with no significant change in strength expected over the next two days.
Biden spoke to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday. The White House says the two agreed that Japan's policy will strengthen U.S.-Japanese ties and help Japan contribute more to regional peace and security.
The Thurston County Prosecutor's office filed a criminal charge in the case involving a seven-week-old German shepherd mix named Bella, according to a news release.
A soldier based at a Yakima training center has been federally charged with one count of possessing child pornography after a cache of sexually explicit photographs of young girls were found on his barracks computer.
Speaker John Boehner issued a statement Thursday saying the House would continue to work on solutions to the crisis.
South Sound lost its namesake Olympia Brewing Co. years ago, but the tradition of commercial brewing in the Olympia area is alive and well.
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay says that by placing and firing rockets within heavily populated areas both sides are committing "a violation of international humanitarian law, therefore a war crime."
State Sen. Karen Fraser of Thurston County is one of 10 Americans receiving the Japan Foreign Minister's Commendation next month, and one of 108 individuals honored globally .
Thurston County Sheriffs Office investigators along with staff from the the county Coroners office process the scene of an apparent murder-suicide off 56th Ave. NE near Marvin Road Wednesday afternoon.Law enforcement responded to a report of two bodies on the ground about 2 p.m. A woman is reported to be dead with one man dying en route to the ... (more)
The Thurston County Sheriff's Office is investigating a double fatal shooting in Olympia.
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Thurston County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and a man seriously wounded.
The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan names 29 people who were killed and 629 who were hurt.
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