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  1. Part 5: Desperate for help, far from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    But when the state of Washington sent 16 patients with brain injuries to a rehabilitation hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, some of them ended up staying for years. In the final part of our series, KUOW's Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports on how the state finally started bringing the remaining patients home.

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  2. Washington grapples with orca recovery planRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Bill Radke talks to Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes and Dr. Deborah Giles, whale research biologist for the University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology about a new task force led by Washington's Governor Jay Inslee. The task force hopes to find a way to save orcas from extinction.

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  3. Washington sent brain injury patients to Oklahoma - then all but forgot about themRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    On the evening of August 14, 2010, Steve and Laurie Jenks were returning to their motel from a wedding in Walla Walla. It was dark and Steve, who was driving, had been warned to watch for deer along Highway 124.

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  4. Native Bees And Alfalfa Seed Farmers, a NW Love StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    "You can see the signs here," says Mike Ingham, as he drives by a 20-mile-per-hour speed limit sign with a smaller sign below stating "Alkali Bee Area." "There's actually a county ordinance to slow the cars down who go by here, because a speeding car can kill a lot of alkali bees."

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  5. Lawsuit: Inmates With Mental Illness At Walla Walla Locked In Cells 16 Hours A DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    At the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, inmates with mental illness are locked down in their cells for up to 16 hours a day, even if they pose little risk. That's one of the allegations in a lawsuit Disability Rights Washington plans to file in federal court in Spokane on Monday.

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  6. Hunger Strike Highlights Long-Simmering Fight Over Prison FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Earlier this month, nearly half the inmates at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla staged a hunger strike. It ended after five days.

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  7. Captive-Raised Lambs Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To Bighorn SheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Slowly, after the wildlife faced battles with a virulent form of pneumonia, Kempler saw fewer and fewer bighorns. Maybe one or two sheep at a time.

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  8. This Prison's Captive-Raised Lambs Could Be The Best Thing To Happen To Bighorn SheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Slowly, after the wildlife faced battles with a virulent form of pneumonia, Kempler saw fewer and fewer bighorns. Maybe one or two sheep at a time.

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  9. King County Prosecutor Calls For Repeal Of Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The prosecutor of Washington's most populous county is calling for the repeal of the death penalty . King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg plans to testify Monday in favor of a proposal to replace capital punishment with life without the possibility of parole.

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  10. Strict Limits On Vacation Rentals Find Favor With Oregon Coast VotersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Voters in Gearhart, Oregon, sent a decisive message this week about limiting vacation rentals in neighborhoods. The Oregon beach town is the first Northwest place to hold a vote of the people on an issue that's cropping up in city councils across the region.

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  11. Washington Wine Could Cost More After State Puts Squeeze On Winery WastewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Brett Isenhower says his winery in Walla Walla, Washington, takes a lot of water to make wine. He's busy buying more efficient equipment that will use less water, and planning for the state's coming new required permits for discharging winery wastewater.

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