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  1. Man pleads not guilty to injuring 8-month-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Bellingham Herald

    The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reports 49-year-old Brad Baxter entered the not guilty plea Monday to a charge of first-degree child assault. According to court documents, the Walla Walla man stayed the night at his daughter's house to help look after the baby on March 31. The child was injured sometime during the night, resulting in a skull fracture, brain bleed and multiple bruises.

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  2. Beef-linked salmonella outbreak has sickened 120 people, now in 22 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC. The bacteria is typically transmitted through contaminated food, but some simple preventative measures can keep you from getting sick.

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  3. Man killed in eastern Oregon while checking tire pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A man was killed on Oregon Route 86 near Baker City while checking the air pressure on his trailer's tires. KBOI reports Dennis Tim Cheney of Walla Walla, Washington had pulled his truck and trailer over on the shoulder of the westbound lane to check tire pressure.

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  4. Washington inmate sentenced for attack on prison officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    An inmate accused of attacking a Washington State Penitentiary officer with a sharpened piece of metal was sentenced to more than seven years in prison. The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reports 24-year-old Carlos Avalos was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to one count of second-degree assault with a deadly weapon.

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  5. Jazzy and snazzy, 97-year-old band singer keeps the beatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Betty Purvis belted out the country classic - "I was dancin' with my darlin' to the Tennessee Waltz" - after crooning along to "All of Me," another old standard. She kept the beat from her chair next to the drummer.

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  6. Wildfire south of Finley nearly containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A wildfire that started June 4, 2018, burns near the Columbia River in Benton County. The state Fire Marshal's Office committed state aircraft to help with the Les Blair Fire after a Benton County fire chief asked for assistance.

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  7. Man pleads innocent to murder in alleged drug debt shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A 21-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a firearm in the shooting death of a man over an alleged drug debt. The Union-Bulletin reports Robert G. Sregzinski pleaded not guilty Monday in connection with the death of 34-year-old Gabriel Rodriguez in Walla Walla, Washington.

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  8. Disability advocate files lawsuit against Washington prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    A disability advocate organization is suing Washington State Penitentiary, claiming it keeps low-risk inmates with mental illness in cells for 16 hours a day and limits their recreational activities so they can receive treatment. The Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reports Disability Rights Washington filed the suit Monday claiming the prison has violated the federal Americans with Disabilities Act by keeping these inmates in high-security units.

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  9. Domestic sheep program aims to ease problems for bighornsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Inmates Billy Schoenbachler, left, and Justin Lange show off one of their young charges at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, Wash., Monday, April 16, 2018. An eight-month old pilot program involving inmates aims to raise domestic sheep free of a pathogen that can threaten wild bighorn sheep.

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  10. Walla Walla couple helps Haitian man pursue culinary dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In this March 2, 2018, photo, Jean Fredno Occenc, Walla Walla Community College culinary student from Haiti, attends a cooking class at the school in Walla Walla, Wash. How the Haiti-born cook got here, and enrolled in Walla Walla Community College, is a tale of far more than destiny, however.

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  11. We taste through thousands of wines each year in search of great Northwest wines.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    What goes into a great wine? That's a question we get on a regular basis . The answer to the first question depends upon myriad aspects.

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  12. Efforts to ban the death penalty fizzle out in LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    This Nov. 20, 2008 photo shows the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary with the witness gallery behind glass at right, in Walla Walla. An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state failed duing the 2018 legislative session.

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  13. Statewide sting should help disabled vets find rental homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Disabled military veterans who use vouchers to pay rent will find it easier to lease homes in the Tri-Cities and elsewhere in Washington after a sting by the state attorney general's office. Celski & Associates Inc. of Kennewick and nine other property managers initially declined to rent to investigators who posed as veterans using Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers to pay their rent.

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  14. Walla Walla student leader goes from broken to braveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 photo, Azuccha "Zuci" Ledesma, center, ASB President at College Place High School makes her way through the lunch line at the school, in College Place, Wash.. Eating healthy is part of Zuci's transformation from wayward pot-smoking student to being on a path to medical school.

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  15. Walla Walla taking new approach in child abuse casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Bellingham Herald

    Martin is a social worker with the Walla Walla office of Child Protective Services. While her office is under the umbrella of Washington state's Division of Children and Family Services, she works in the Walla Walla Police Department's headquarters right next to a child-friendly forensic interview room.

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