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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Blue cities like Seattle at the center of progressive populism

Frustrated with gridlock in capital cities, including the big one on the Potomac, progressive activists have turned their attention to blue metros.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Overnight News Digest: "Red Red Wine" Edition

OND is a regular community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seattle Times

Critics say proposed rules on fish consumption insufficient

The point of this whole exercise was to update our water quality standards in recognition that we were not protecting... Some tribal leaders and environmental groups say a water-pollution cleanup plan proposed by Gov. Jay Inslee this month is unacceptable because while it tightens the standards on some chemicals discharged to state waters, it keeps ... (more)

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The News Tribune

President Obama arrives in Seattle

After Air Force One touched down at Boeing Field around 3:15 p.m., he stopped for about 10 minutes to shake hands, take photos and hold a baby.

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The News Tribune

State denies TVW request to film Capitol using drone

Washington officials have barred the use of an unmanned aerial vehicle by a nonprofit media outlet that wanted to use the drone to film the state Capitol for a documentary it is preparing on the topic of drones.

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Seattle Times

State's editorial boards: Some praise, some snort at Inslee's fish-consumption proposal

Washington's editorial writers seemed pretty much of one mind before Gov. Jay Inslee announced his "fish consumption" proposal two weeks ago .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Inslee bans most outdoor burning in Mid-Columbia

The ban prohibits campfires and bonfires; residential yard debris cleanup, trash disposal, land clearing, weed burning and other agricultural burning; and fireworks.

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Examiner.com

Climate change influence on deadly wildfires of the West

The parched east side of Evergreen Washington state is under a state of emergency for a spate of wildfires across 20 counties that have burned uncontrollably for a week.

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ThinkProgress

Multiple Wildfires Burn Through Washington, Leaving One Dead And Destroying 150 Homes

At least one person is dead and thousands more forced from their homes as multiple wildfires burn in Washington state.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee walks the perimeter of a burned down home during a visit to the residential areas on Chiliwist Road affected by the Carlton Complex wildfire, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires

Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.

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Gawker

Washington Wildfire Destroys 100 Homes, Thousands Without Electricity

Emergency officials reported on Saturday that a wildfire that continues to rage through Washington state east of the Cascade Mountains has destroyed over 100 homes and has left thousands in the area without electricity.

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The Columbian

In Our View: Shine Light on Negotiations

State officials and public-employee unions are using the classic "look, over there" trick as they reach into the pockets of taxpayers.

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KHOU-TV Houston

High winds push growing Washington wildfire

The fire fueled by dry conditions and gusty winds has grown to nearly 340 square miles, forced the evacuation of towns, destroyed numerous homes and blackened scenic hillsides as it burns into new areas.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Obama coming next week. Will WA still be burning?

President Barack Obama is planning a fund-raising visit to Seattle on Tuesday. Quick in and out on the way to more fund-raising in California.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wildfires bring destruction to central Washington

Firefighters work on the still-smoldering remains of a house destroyed the night before in a wildfire, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Pateros, Wash.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Damage from Washington wildfires 'hard to believe'

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, right, stands with Rep. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, second from right, next at the site of a home that was destroyed by wildfires near the Alta Lake Golf Course in Pateros, Wash., Friday, July 18, 2014.

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US News & World Report

Western Wildfires Run Rampant, Residents Evacuate

Carlton Complex wildfire flames demolished about 100 homes in Washington state's Methow Valley on Thursday and had lit up 260 square miles by Friday morning.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Grist Magazine

Washington state just lopped up to $2,500 off the cost of solar panels. Here's how.

All new technology, no matter how innovative, arrives in a world of pre-existing laws and regulations.

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The Review

'Funnel of fire' destroys homes in Washington about 7 hours

A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley.

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