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  1. No new cases of avian flu in Tri-CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Federal and state investigators have visited nearly 730 properties near the Richland and Benton City flocks that were recently diagnosed with avian influenza. The state Department of Agriculture said Thursday that samples were taken from birds at 66 different properties.

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  2. Avian flu causes emergency poultry quarantine in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Veterinarians from the U.S. and state Departments of Agriculture capture avian flu infected and exposed birds Tuesday, January 6, 2014, at a backyard farm in Richland, Wash. The birds were placed in blue, trash-can sized barrels filled with carbon dioxide to be euthanized in an effort to help prevent spread of the disease.

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  3. Ruling against florist who didn't want to do gay weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A judge has decided the state of Washington has the authority to bring a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide flowers for a gay wedding. Benton County Superior Court Judge Alex Ekstrom also ruled Wednesday that the owner of the Richland, Washington, flower shop can be held personally liable for violating the Consumer Protection Act.

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  4. Gay wedding florist case in Washington courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Lawyers for Washington state and a same-sex couple have told a Benton County Superior Court judge that businesses in the state can't discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation. The case involves a Richland, Washington, flower shop.

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  5. Manhattan Project park, Alpine Lakes add passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park has been signed into law. The provision was among dozens of public-lands measures included in the National Defense Authorization Act that President Barack Obama approved Friday.

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  6. Mom wounded in Pasco gang house shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The mother of a gang member was slightly wounded in the third gang-related shooting this year at a Pasco home. Police tell KONA the 59-year-old suffered superficial wounds early Saturday when bullets were fired into the home.

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  7. Richland lab supports 6,800 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington state economy last year, according to a study prepared by lab economists and released Thursday. The PNNL is one of Washington's largest scientific research centers, conducting work in energy, the environment and national security.

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  8. Hanford tanks continue to deteriorateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hanford, located near Richland, contains 177 nuclear waste tanks, many of which have leaked in the past. The wastes are left over from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons.

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  9. Manhattan Project park bill passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Legislation to preserve Hanford's B Reactor as a part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park was passed Friday by the U.S. Senate . The provision was included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2014, and now heads to President Barack Obama 's desk for his signature.

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  10. B Reactor historic park advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Plans to create a Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which includes the B Reactor at Hanford, have advanced in Congress. U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell , D-Wash., said the proposal is included in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015.

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  11. Plutonium and a national park: Marking birth of the atomic bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Hanford Nuclear Reservation: The B-Reactor, which manufactured plutonium used in the Nagasaki bomb, will be part of a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park. A Manhattan Project National Historical Park will "give Hanford the same status as Independence Hall, Valley Forge and Abraham Lincoln's birthplace," Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said in a moment of hyperbole when she introduced park legislation.

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  12. Washington to sue over nuclear site's tank vaporsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Wednesday. A report last month found the Energy Department does not have an adequate system to detect whether harmful vapors are sickening workers.

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  13. Court reinstates whistleblower case at nuke siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An appeals court reinstated a lawsuit filed by a whistleblower at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation who claims he was fired by a subcontractor after raising safety issues at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site. In its ruling Friday, the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals also said plaintiff Walt Tamosaitis is entitled to a jury trial.

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  14. Wine Science Center to open next year at RichlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Finding a way to get wine grape vines to cope better with low and high temperatures is one of the many things researchers hope to discover when research and classes start next year Washington State University 's Wine Science Center. Officials expect construction to finish on the center in Richland in the next two months, and some professors will move in at the beginning of the year.

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  15. Yakama tribe to sue over Hanford cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakama Tribal Council says it will sue the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency over plans to clean up Hanford's 300 Area. The tribe says the selected cleanup actions for the 300 Area, which is adjacent to the city of Richland, do not protect human health and the environment as required by law.

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  16. Report on whistleblower is inconclusiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. Department of Energy's inspector general on Monday said it could not determine if a whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was fired for raising safety concerns because two contractors failed to provide all the documents needed in the investigation. Donna Busche was fired in February after raising questions about the safety of the unfinished Waste Treatment Plant at Hanford, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.

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  17. Man, 35, pleads guilty in Richland stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Richland man who stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death because he was jealous she was seeing another man pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder. Benton County prosecutors say they'll seek an exceptional sentence against Lawrence Miller because Rebecca Vandeventer was stabbed dozens of times within sight or sound of her three young children.

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  18. Chemical depot cleanup down to the final paperworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    All that's left of the contaminated plant that destroyed some of the nation's deadliest nerve and chemical agents is some paperwork. Still to be done is the documentation for the state of Oregon to show that cleanup work is finished to the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

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  19. Plea for former Hanford worker in timecard caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A former Hanford field supervisor accused of aiding timecard fraud could face eight months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The Tri-City Herald reports that Daniel Niebuhr entered a plea agreement Friday in federal court in Richland.

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  20. Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio's Science Friday, speaks to a group of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists and Delta High School students at Battelle Auditorium in Richland, Wash. Federal prosecutors say the National Public Radio show "Science Friday" and host Flatow have settled civil claims that they misused money from a nearly $1 million federal grant aimed at boosting the show's reach to younger listeners.

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