Washington Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. The US records its first measles death in 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Health officials in the US have revealed that a woman in Washington state did from measles - the first such death in the country for 12 years.

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  2. Washington woman's measles death is first in US since 2003Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bellingham Herald

    A woman killed by measles in Washington state had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a compromised immune system, a local health official told a TV station. The woman's death was the first from measles in the U.S. in 12 years and the first in the state in 25 years.

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  3. A Death from MeaslesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The New Yorker

    The Washington State Department of Health announced on Thursday the first confirmed measles death in the United States in more than a decade. According to the department, the victim was a twenty-year-old woman, who "probably became infected after exposure at a local medical clinic during a recent measles outbreak" in the county where she lived.

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  4. What Are The Rules on Fireworks?Read the original story

    Friday | KXL-AM Portland

    ... more than 12" in the air or 6' on the ground is against the law. So that includes the big stuff you'd get in Washington like bottle rockets, Roman candles and firecrackers. "The easiest way to determine whether it's legal or not is just make sure ...

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  5. $50,000 Boeing Handicap is top heavy with 'Wenzels' | Emerald DownsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    ... division to date, rolling by 4A1 4 lengths in the Hastings Handicap at six furlongs and by 6A1 4 lengths in the Washington State Legislators Stakes at 6A1 2 furlongs. Two explosive wins, ones that left jockey Rocco Bowen looking in vain for ...

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  6. Kitchen Talk - Stone fruit: Now legal in Washington and OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Seattle Herald

    Just poking a little fun at all the crazy things that have been happening in Washington and Oregon. If you do not know, "stone fruit" refers to any fruit that has a pit inside - think cherries, plums, peaches and apricots.

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  7. Home & Other Buildings Destroyed by Fire in Klickitat Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    At least one home, an apartment and eight other buildings have been destroyed by a fire in the Columbia River Gorge ner Biggs Junction. The Junction Fire started just after 5 last night on the Washington side of the Columbia River and has burned about 2,000 acres and is currently 60% contained. 1 comment

  8. For the First Time in 12 Years, Measles Has Killed an AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Magazine

    After last year's record number of infections, the newly reported death illustrates how the anti-vaccination movement puts those with weak immune systems at risk. A young woman died from a measles infection this spring in Washington State, the first reported U.S. death from the disease since 2003, according to that state's Department of Health.

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  9. Grass fires burning on Washington side of Columbia GorgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KVAL-TV Eugene

    A grass fire burns on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge near Biggs Junction, Oregon. While one of the fires, called the Viewpoint fire, was contained and mop up operations were underway, Jeff King, director of Emergency Management in Klickitat County, said a larger fire was still burning out of control.

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  10. Puerto Rico signals Chapter 9 push with ex-Detroit judge on boardRead the original story

    Friday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... billion debt on Monday by saying that he wants to restructure debt and postpone bond payments. He also called on Washington to make changes to U.S. bankruptcy laws to include Puerto Rico. Padilla's office had hired Rhodes, who is retired, on June 1, ...

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  11. Shellfish harvest re-opens as biotoxin levels dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... April. Shellfish harvesters are advised to Know Before You Dig. Always check for current biotoxin closures at the Washington Department of Health website.

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  12. Psychiatric hospital patient found dead in portable bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A patient at Western State Hospital , one of Washington's two psychiatric hospitals, was found dead in a portable bathroom. The Tacoma News Tribune reports that officials found the patient in the bathroom on hospital grounds on Thursday.

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  13. Grass fires restrict traffic along Highway 14, 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Columbian

    Authorities say two southern Washington grass fires restricted traffic Thursday night along portions of U.S. Highway 97 near Maryhill and along Washington Highway 14. KATU-TV of Portland reports that Klickitat County Emergency Management director Jeff King says one fire has been contained while a larger one continued to burn late Thursday night. No size estimate was immediately available on that fire.

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  14. Coulon Park opens at 7 a.m. Saturday for Fabulous FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Renton Reporter

    The City of Renton and event co-sponsor The Landing invite residents to experience Independence Day from the shores of Lake Washington at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park in Renton with the city's annual Fabulous Fourth of July celebration. The celebration will have something for everyone, including free children's activities and face painting from noon to 8 p.m.; stage entertainment from 1 to 9:30 p.m.; and a professional fireworks display from the Ivar's waterwalk at 10 p.m. New this year is a volleyball tournament scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the sand courts in the south beach area.

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  15. Peters wins another junior golf tournamentRead the original story

    Friday | Wenatchee World

    HOTTEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE SNAKE AND CLEARWATER RIVER VALLEYS...CENTRAL BASIN...AND IN LOWER ELEVATIONS ACROSS THE OKANOGAN VALLEY AND WENATCHEE AREA. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING... YAKIMA - Washington JuniorGolf Associations' District 4 sub-district meet No.

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  16. House searched in ongoing fire investigationRead the original story

    Friday | Wenatchee World

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  17. 'The Hunt': Victor BarnardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CNN

    ... he was going into hiding. He took a bunch of the believers with him and they eventually ended up in Spokane, Washington. Some of the believers moved to Wisconsin." "They asked me if I knew what Victor had done was a crime. That he had raped me. It ...

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  18. Wash. extends summer chinook season, modifies limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... ay anglers may have some luck. No total numbers are available yet from the coastal salmon season off the southern Washington and northern Oregon coasts, but officials say fishing has been good.

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  19. Spartans' Ultimate squad marks another spectacular seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... 28-team-strong mixed gender league run by DiscNW, the coach explained, which is the main Ultimate organization in Washington. There is also a boys only and a girls only league. Even as the sport finally claws its way up into the official spotlight, ...

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  20. Islanders bring back eight medalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bainbridge Island Review

    Bainbridge Island Rowing sent 31 masters rowers and four coxswains to the USRowing's Northwest Masters Regional Championship Regatta at Vancouver Lake last weekend, returning with eight medals. The island teams claimed two gold, three silver and three bronze medals against very strong competition from clubs not only across Washington and Oregon, but also from San Jose, Marin County and Los Gatos, California as well as North Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

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