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6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Inslee offers up clean water plan

OLYMPIA Gov. Jay Inslee proposed new standards for cleaning up Washington's lakes, rivers and the Puget Sound, immediately drawing criticism from some business and labor groups that they will be too expensive and from some environmentalists that they are too lax.

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18 hrs ago | BBC News

Tribute to student after house death

The body of James Steen, 23, from Northern Ireland, was found in Wood Street, at 06:00 BST on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Durham County, England, World News, Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Ac/DC

Yesterday | HeraldNet

Inslee to outline fish consumption plan

Ten minutes and four informational slides. That's what a Washington Department of Health staffer responsible for warning the public about contaminants in fish was allotted to impress then-Health Secretary Mary Selecky about the importance of the issue.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, Washington Government, Toxicology, Medicine, Pharmacology

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Tuesday, July 8

Volunteers from St John Ambulance will be at Grey's Monument this Saturday to demonstrate their first aid skills to the public.

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LinuxSecurity.com

Computing student jailed after failing to hand over crypto keys

A computer science student accused of hacking offences has been jailed for six months for failing to hand over his encryption passwords, which he had been urged to do in "the interests of national security".

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Food Production Daily

Encore's Laura Croisdale 'climbs every mountain'

In the first of a series of podcasts called 'lunch time bites', FoodProductionDaily catches up with Laura Croisdale, environmental officer, Encore Packaging Solutions, to talk about her Three Peaks Challenge for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Chronicle Live

American Independence Day was celebrated in style at Washington Old Hall

Newcastle United have run the rule over two targets in Holland as Debuchy exit gets closer - with Ricardo van Rhijn being a name in the frame We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign The Mayor and Mayoress of Sunderland with Special Guests 'The ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Shields Gazette

Khan: 'I'll fight council over Mr Monkey costs'

A FORMER South Tyneside councillor embroiled in a Town Hall bid to unmask internet blogger Mr Monkey says he will fight a 56,000 court bill "every step of the way".

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Chronicle Live

Gateshead Council fined for health and safety breach after tree-feller injured by train

Gateshead Council were fined A 40,000 plus costs after a worker was badly injured while felling trees next to a train line The 11.22am train service from Newcastle to Carlisle which ploughed into a tree which had fallen on the line between Wylam and Ryton A council has been fined A 40,000 after a worker was badly injured when a train ploughed into ... (more)

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CTNow.com

Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I

It was the Great War, the First World War , the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington, CT, Litchfield County, CT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Daily Herald

Library offerings heat up summer months

We hope that everyone is enjoying all the different activities that are available at the Delphos Public Library.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents the World Premiere of CEDARS at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 7/23-8/9

Berkshire Theatre Group presents James Naughton in the world premiere of Cedars at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge.

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Chronicle Live

Scorned women name and shame alleged love rat boyfriend on banner over A1

Newcastle United fans have their say about the club's third signing of the summer Siem de Jong - and the reaction is positive for the Dutch ace We take the strain out of planning a perfect North East day out for our millionaire visitors who arrived on superyacht the Sovereign Nicola Morland and Angela Illingworth are said to have found out that ... (more)

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Will Americans be Allowed to Eat Genuine Haggis Again?

Fans of nose-to-tail-eating and Scottish cuisine in particular will be cheered by the news that the British government is lobbying the US to overturn a decades-old import ban on haggis .

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Examiner.com

Wired for wellness, Washington Spa Alliance syposium previews 2015 trends

Newsmakers, shakers, and movers from across America attended the fourth annual WSPA symposium.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, Washington, World News, United Kingdom, Washington Government, Medicine, Nutrition

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oregon Brewers Guild Releases Impressive Statistics, But What Do They Mean?

The Oregon Brewers Guild released some statistics the other day that I think are worth sharing here on the Washington Beer Blog.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Oregon, Oregon Government, Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Steven Pearlstein: Debunking the conventional wisdom about conventions

Washington finally has a great new convention hotel to go along with its great new downtown convention center.

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The George Towner

Howard Baker, Diana McLellan: Luminaries of a Lost Washington

It's likely that Diana McLellan, when she wrote the dishy, witty gossip column, "The Ear," may have had occasion to mention Howard E. Baker, who was at various time United States Senator from Tennessee, House Minority and Majority Leader and White House Chief of Staff to President Ronald Reagan.

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Sunderland Echo

Inquest to take place over death of Sunderland man John Sumner

The body of a man found at a recycling centre on Tuesday has now been formally identified as John Sumner, from Sunderland.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

City Paper

Don't Miss DC's Biggest Wine & Music Block Party, VinofestDC, This Weekend at Union Market

On June 28th, Washington DC will be treated to an incomparable wine and music festival.

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