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  1. Checking the Facts of Minimum Wage HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Maine Heritage Policy Center

    Maine's third-largest industry is tourism. At a size of approximately $2.2 billion and more than 85,000 jobs tied to the hotel and restaurant-heavy sector, Maine's economy would be heavily impacted by an increase to the minimum wage.

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  2. Readers' Favorite Scenic Swim SpotsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 10 | Via

    "Lying on one's back, floating in beautiful Trillium Lake , and gazing at the eternal majesty of Oregon's Mount Hood makes for a lovely experience." -Joanna Rutter " Dougan Falls is an amazing spot located in southern Washington along the Washougal River, about an hour from Portland.

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  3. Can mass transit survive in the US?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Hill

    As Washingtonians suffer though massive, unprecedented shutdowns of the Metrorail system this summer for urgent repair work made necessary by years of neglect and mismanagement, fingers have been pointed in every direction, often with an aim to score political points. Union opponents have pointed to a toxic employee culture at Metro that compromises efficiency, competence and safety.

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  4. Treat yourself on warm nights with a beet salad and light showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

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  5. Oregon, Washington Net $111m From VW In Emissions Fraud SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In this Oct. 13, 2015, file photo, a Volkswagen Touareg diesel is tested in the Environmental Protection Agency's cold temperature test facility in Ann Arbor, Mich. Volkswagen will spend more than $15 billion to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests in what lawyers are calling the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history.

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  6. Police respond to shootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | PNW Local News

    Auburn Police officers are on the scene of a Tuesday afternoon shooting call at the Bye the Green Condominiums, 3428 I St. NE, Auburn. Two subjects have possibly been shot and are being treated, police said.

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  7. Gregerson appointed to state Food Policy ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Kent Reporter

    The state Conservation Commission appointed State Rep Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, to serve on the newly created Food Policy Forum. "Since coming to the Legislature, I have been trying to bring more awareness to issues of food access, food production, agricultural sustainability, and the role that food plays in our state's economy and public health," said Gregerson, who represents House District 33, in a media release.

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  8. First offender resentenced after higher court's ruling on escapeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Wenatchee World

    The first of a group of Chelan County felons got a month shaved off his sentence Monday after an appellate court found penalties for the crime of escape from community custody had been wrongly calculated. Justin T. Jennings, 35, was initially sentenced June 20 to four months in jail after pleading guilty to the seldom-used felony charge, applied to convicted offenders who fail to keep in contact with their Department of Corrections supervisors while on probationary release in the community.

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  9. NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this May 21, 2016, photo provided by the Westport Aquarium, a baby seal is seen laying across a shopping tote used to carry it off a beach in Westport, Wash. State wildlife officials had to euthanize the harbor seal pup after it was determined to be unresponsive and lethargic.

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  10. Recalled Ikea dressers 'simply too dangerous,' top safety official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Citing six deaths since 1989, federal safety regulators on Tuesday announced a recall of 29 million Ikea dressers they say are dangerously unstable and can tip onto children. The retailer has agreed to offer buyers in most cases full refunds for the units.

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  11. Ikea dressers that killed 6 'simply too dangerous,' U.S. safety official says39 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Philly.com

    Citing six deaths since 1989, federal safety regulators on Tuesday announced a recall of 29 million Ikea dressers they say are dangerously unstable and can tip onto children. The retailer has agreed to offer buyers in most cases full refunds for the units.

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  12. Seattle Business Magazine Selects Tecplot as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | PRWeb

    It's rewarding that our commitment to transparency and communication is seen and felt by our very talented and dedicated employees. Tecplot, Inc., developer of the leading data visualization software for engineers and scientists, today announced that it has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by Seattle Business magazine.

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  13. The perks of a privatized Metro systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Hill

    Lyft started offering discounted rides to Washington commuters. With these discounts, the ride sharing giant joins FedEx, Underwriters Laboratories, private schools, passport expeditors, and many other businesses to become one more private-sector company offering to fix the blunders of a public-sector enterprise.

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  14. The Brief: Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RestrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Texas Tribune

    Lead plaintiff Amy Hagstrom-Miller, president and CEO of Whole Woman's Health, smiles as she arrives to speak outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the court handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities in Washington June 27, 2016.

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  15. If Rapamycin Works in Humans as in Mice, We Gain 20 Years in Good HealthRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Artdiamondblog.com

    "Dr. Matt Kaeberlein, a biology of aging researcher, with his dog Dobby in North Bend, Wash. He helped fund a drug study using his own money."

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  16. Notable deaths in the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    Joseph B. "Benj" Massa, 61, who had a 30-year career in information technology and telecom networks, died April 26 at his home in Fairfax County, Va. The cause was liver cancer, said his wife, Carol Boyd Leon.

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  17. Appeals court: Washington must fix salmon-blocking culvertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Yahoo!

    In this June 22, 2015, file photo, Julie Henning, right, division manager of the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife ecosystem services division habitat program, and Melissa Erkel, left, a fish passage biologist, look at a wide passageway for the north fork of Newaukum Creek near Enumclaw, Wash.

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  18. Peshastin-Dryden sewer project among six in NCW to receive fundsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | Wenatchee World

    A Chelan County PUD project to design and build a new wastewater treatment plant for Peshastin and Dryden has been awarded more than $4.73 million in a low-interest loan through the Washington Department of Ecology. With fewer grant funds available this year, the project gets only $224,054 in a forgivable principal loan - which amounts to a grant - despite a high ranking and qualification as a hardship community.

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  19. Vancouver Energy to make case for U.S. oil-by-rail terminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Globe and Mail

    Two companies proposing to build what would be U.S. largest oil-by-rail marine terminal along the Columbia River in Washington see it as an opportunity to link domestic crude oil from the Midwest to a West Coast port. Critics, however, see an environmental and safety catastrophe waiting to happen, especially after a train carrying volatile Bakken crude oil derailed and burned on June 3 in Mosier, Ore., just 112 kilometres upriver from the project site in Vancouver, Wash.

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  20. Prisoners gain opportunity to pursue college degrees under new pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MLive.com

    Three Michigan colleges will provide nearly 1,500 prisoners with access to a higher education through a federal pilot grant program that provides grant funding for inmates to cover college expenses. The U.S. Department of Education's Second Change Pell Pilot Program, will cover education cost including tuition and books expenses for eligible prisoners wanting to pursue a college education.

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