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  1. Settlement reached over worker safety at Hanford siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 6, 2004 file photo shows workers as they remove waste in an area near two dormant nuclear reactors on the Hanford nuclear reservation, near Richland, Wash. The world's first full-scale nuclear reactor is one stop on tours of the southeastern Washington state reservation created as part of the Manhattan Project to build the atomic bomb.

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  2. Department of Energy will destroy dangerous vapors at HanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An under-construction Waste Treatment Facility is shown during a tour of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland. An under-construction Waste Treatment Facility is shown during a tour of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland.

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  3. Virgil Fassio, 91, a newspaper publisher to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    From left, Seattle businessman Herb Bridge, former P-I winners Jim McCurdy and Johnny O'Brien and retired P-I publisher Virgil Fassio catch up. Fassio was publisher of the Post-Intelligencer for 15 years, and deeply involved in efforts to keep the Mariners in Seattle.

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  4. Hunter who hung upside-down in tree for 2 days in comaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 70-year-old Oregon hunter who was rescued after hanging upside-down for two days about 30 feet above ground was "hollering out" for help, but a father-and-son hunting duo who heard him spent an hour and a half searching for him because they weren't looking up, a newspaper reported Friday. Eddie Voelker, of Prineville, Oregon, was hunting earlier this week in the remote, northeastern part of the state when he slipped off his tree stand and became entangled in his safety harness while hanging upside-down.

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  5. Inspector General report finds Hanford workers' comp. programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 13, 2017, file photo, shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Work to demolish the former nuclear weapons production factory in Washington state may resume in September 2018, about six months after it was halted when workers were exposed to radioactive particles, the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday, July 26. The agency will implement extra safety measures for workers demolishing the Plutonium Finishing Plant.

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  6. Contaminated equipment from Hanford site entered RichlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials say equipment found with "low levels" of plutonium and other radioactive contamination left the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and entered Richland by mistake. The Tri-City Herald reports a message sent to Hanford employees Wednesday says a worker removed the spreader bar used at the Plutonium Finishing Plant without checking it for radiation late last month.

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  7. Fishing halted in Tri-City area due to hot river watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials are halting fishing on the Columbia River in Tri-City area where sockeye salmon are waiting while Yakima River waters cool down enough for them to move upstream. The Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced that as of Monday, any sockeye or summer chinook salmon must be released if they are caught in the Columbia River in the Tri-City area, starting at the blue bridge between Kennewick and Pasco upstream to the Interstate 182 bridge between Richland and Pasco.

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  8. Deal reached to clean land around 3 US plutonium reactorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    File - This June 13, 2017 file photo shows two decommissioned plutonium-producing reactors on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The land where the federal government created some of the plutonium for nuclear weapons will be so cleaned of radiation and other pollution that it could be used for homes in the future.

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  9. Work to demolish nuke weapons plant to resume in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 13, 2017, file photo, shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Work to demolish the former nuclear weapons production factory in Washington state may resume in September 2018, about six months after it was halted when workers were exposed to radioactive particles, the U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday, July 26. The agency will implement extra safety measures for workers demolishing the Plutonium Finishing Plant.

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  10. Ex-superintendent pleads guilty in child sex caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A former Kennewick school superintendent has pleaded guilty to arranging to meet with two teen girls at a Richland motel to have sex. The Tri-City Herald reports 76-year-old Paul Rosier pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted child sex trafficking with a victim younger than 18 as part of a plea agreement.

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  11. Justices tell state Supreme Court -- Reconsider florist discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson: "I am confident they will come to the same conclusion they did in their previous unanimous ruling upholding the civil rights of same-sex couples in this state." . less Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson: "I am confident they will come to the same conclusion they did in their previous unanimous ruling upholding the civil rights of same-sex couples ... more Barronelle Stutzman, center, a Richland, Wash., florist who was fined for denying service to a gay couple in 2013, reacts to being surrounded by supporters after a hearing before Washington's Supreme Court, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Bellevue, Wash.

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  12. Old farm warehouse may be saved as part of Hanford historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    One of Washington state's most endangered historic places is located on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland. That's according to the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.

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  13. Some of the 'most hazardous material' is on the moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Workers at the decommissioned Hanford nuclear production complex in Washington moved the first batch of its highly radioactive waste out of the K West Reactor Basin not far from the Columbia River. The Tri-City Herald reports workers last week transferred 650 pounds worth of sludge to a nearby annex.

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  14. Police shot, kill West Richland man in Benton City standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Authorities say a Pasco police officer shot and killed a man who refused to release a hostage during a standoff at a Benton City home. Pasco police Sgt.

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  15. Police investigate shooting at Richland dog parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Benton County Prosecutor's Office says 71-year-old James Adams was at the dog park at 4:30 a.m. May 26, when he was approached by another man. The Tri-City Herald reports that 25-year-old Tyler Bunten asked Adams why he was at the dog park before it opened.

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  16. Pasco officials revoke city's 22-year personal fireworks banRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Tri-City Herald reports that the City Council unanimously voted this week to allow fireworks that stay on the ground, while ones that fly in the air remain illegal. Pasco joins Richland and West Richland in allowing limited fireworks.

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  17. Open up more than the books with your financial adviserRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Oct. 24, 2016 file photo shows dollar bills in New York. Yes, money matters are personal, but don't be embarrassed or reticent.

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  18. Hanford workers seek lost pension benefits in new lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. A lawsuit has been filed in federal court on behalf of Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers, claiming they lost pension benefits under a failed economic development program.

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  19. US officials slam Washington state nuke waste site problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted near the entrance to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. Federal investigators say problems first identified six years ago continue to plague the multi-billion-dollar Hanford vitrification plant that would be used to treat some of the nation's deadliest nuclear waste.

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  20. Workers' radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 13, 2017, photo shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Officials say dozens of workers demolishing the 1940s-era plutonium processing plant there have ingested or inhaled radioactive particles in the past year, prompting a halt to the demolition of the plant until a safe plan can be developed.

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