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  1. Underpinnings of Washington economy "a fraud": Catholic bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Agriculture in Washington is a "shadow economy" built around "half-truths" and on the backs of immigrant labor, underscoring that without undocumented immigrants there would be "very little food on our nation's table," the Catholic Bishop of Yakima said Thursday. Cardinal Roger Mahony, the archbishop of Los Angeles, lays his hands on the head of Reverend Joseph Tyson, the new bishop of Seattle, during an ordination ceremony for Tyson and Rev.

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  2. Yakima nurse suspended on charges of drugging...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Yakima County advanced registered nurse practitioner's licenses were immediately suspended by state health officials on assault and drug allegations. Charges say that Adam Archibald repeatedly administered a controlled substance to a woman without her knowledge during a nearly four-year period so he could have sex with her.

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  3. Man sentenced to 2 years in medical fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A California man who told central Washington residents that God taught him how to construct a laser that cured cancer will spend two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to medical fraud.

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  4. Port slowdowns hurt Washington apple exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Washington apple industry is losing tens of millions of dollars weekly in sales because of the longshoremen's work slowdown at West Coast ports over contract negotiations. "Individual firms have lost millions of dollars a week in orders.

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  5. Yakima teen arrest in phone threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Police in Yakima, Washington, say they've arrested a 16-year old boy accused of making threatening phone calls to area businesses after being inspired by what he saw on the Internet. Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli said Monday that the boy told investigators he learned about the prank by watching YouTube videos.

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  6. Freezing rain in Columbia River GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The rain moving into the Northwest Thursday is falling as freezing rain in the Columbia River Gorge and other parts of eastern Oregon and Washington where temperatures have been below freezing for more than a week. The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory Thursday morning for the Gorge and Hood River Valley, including Hermiston and Pendleton.

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  7. Arrest made in 2013 Yakima-area killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakima County sheriff's office says a Moses Lake man has been arrested in the 2013 killing of a middle school art teacher. Detective Mike Russell said in a statement Thursday that the 27-year-old was booked into Yakima County Jail for investigation of murder.

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  8. Newhouse beats fellow GOPer Didier in 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican Dan Newhouse beat fellow GOP candidate Clint Didier in Washington's 4th Congressional District on Friday, in a race which marked the first time in state history that two members of the same party appeared on the fall ballot for a U.S. House seat. Washington since 2008 has had a top-two primary system, meaning the top two vote-getters regardless of party affiliation advance to the general election.

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  9. Newhouse leads fellow GOPer Didier in 4th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Republican Dan Newhouse maintained a narrow lead Thursday over fellow GOP candidate Clint Didier in Washington's 4th Congressional District, a race which marked the first time in state history that two members of the same party appeared on the fall ballot for a U.S. House seat. Washington since 2008 has had a top-two primary system, meaning the top two vote-getters regardless of party affiliation advance to the general election.

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  10. Yakima deputy kills driver of car speeding at himRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakima County sheriff's office says a man shot to death by a deputy was driving a stolen car and had tried to speed away from a theft. A chase that reached more than 100 mph Wednesday afternoon on Highway 12 ended just west of Yakima when the car went out of control and hit a fence.

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  11. Yakima County: Deputy kills man after chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Yakima County sheriff's office says a deputy has fatally shot a man after a high-speed chase that ended just west of the Yakima city limits. Chief Criminal Deputy John Durand says the deputy was trying to pull over a reportedly stolen vehicle when it sped off at speeds of more than 110 mph on U.S. Highway 12. Durand says when the driver turned off the highway, the vehicle crashed into a ditch and shots were fired from the car as the deputy approached it.

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  12. No suspect in fatal shooting of Yakima 19-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An autopsy confirmed that a 19-year-old woman shot to death Friday in Yakima died of a single gunshot wound.

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  13. Pick of the WEEKaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    I had the pleasure of meeting Charlie Hoppes about three years ago while taking a tour of some Washington wineries on the eastern side of the state. Charlie is an icon in the Washington wine scene and a highly respected wine maker, who not only has Fidelitas Winery, but also consults for several others.

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  14. Record Northwest crop of sweet cherriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An unusually hot summer didn't stop Northwest growers from hand-picking their largest-ever sweet cherry crop this year. Workers harvested more than 23.2 million 20-pound boxes of cherries this summer, just a smidgen above the record set in 2012, according to the Yakima-based Washington State Fruit Commission .

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  15. Technology taking over some Washington apple jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    All the growth in the apple industry has created a demand for skilled technicians, though it has not yet boosted overall employment. Even though packers are expanding facilities, building new lines and boxing up a record number of apples, the number of packing jobs has remained about steady over the past 10 years, according to state employment figures.

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  16. Charter commission chair: More than passion neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sunnyside Charter School proponents Veronica Rivero Testamarck, left, Erin Martin, center, and Brittany Weaver, right, face the Washington State Charter School Commission and answer questions at a commission meeting in Yakima, Wash., Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The commission denied the application of the Sunnyside Charter School to start a school in Sunnyside, Wash.

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  17. 24 Washington growers win lottery for new appleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Gary Cox overlooks the grounds where he will plant his Cosmic Crisp apple trees at Cox Canyon Vineyards in the Yakima River Canyon near Ellensburg, Wash. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014.

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  18. Life term for man, 24, in Yakima gang killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 24-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday in Yakima to spend the rest of his life in prison without parole for the gang killing of two men whose bodies were found in a car in the Yakima River Canyon. Marco Antonio Gallegos was found guilty last month of aggravated murder for killing Mike Eby and Ryan Pederson in December 2012.

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  19. Woman runs from home, neighbors hold intruderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A 24-year-old man accused of entering a Yakima-area woman's home and shooting her with a stun gun in an attempt to rape her has been arrested after the woman broke free and neighbors held the man until sheriff's deputies arrived. Sheriff's detective Sgt.

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  20. US House race in Washington lacks a DemocratRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    For the first time in state history, the general election for a U.S. House seat features two Republicans and no Democrat. That's because the two Republicans in the 4th Congressional District received the most votes in the August primary under the state's system in which the top two vote-getters advance, regardless of party.

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