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Immigration Action Creating Farmworker Shortage

Farmers already scrambling to find workers in California fear a greater labor shortage under President Barack Obama's executive action to protect some 5 million people from deportation.

Manuel Cunha of the Fresno-based Nisei Farmers League said that 50,000 California farmworkers may leave seasonal field jobs for year-around work building homes, cooking in restaurants and cleaning hotel rooms

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Lawsuit to be Filed Over Wildfire Claims

More than 150 property owners are preparing to sue the state of Washington over wildfire damage claims that have been denied by the state Department of Natural Resources.

Brewster attorney Alex Thomason told the Capital P

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Shots Fired by Soldier at Joint Base Lewis-McChord

A soldier assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord fired several shots into the air from a parking lot early Sunday.

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Washington State University Researching Safer Winter Driving

Researchers at Washington State University are working on environmentally friendly ways that use less salt to reduce snow and ice on roads.

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Washington Population Rises by Another 88,000, Census Bureau Reports

SEATTLE (AP) -- The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Washington's population grew by nearly 88,000 people from July 2013 to July 2014.

Estimates released earlier this week show Washington had just over 7 million residents as of July 1

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Trial in Carnation Killings Begins Seven Years After Murder

Seven years after six family members were killed in Carnation on Christmas Eve, a King County judge is nearly ready to begin hearing the case against one of the two people charged with six counts of aggravated first-degree murder.

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Search Continues for Missing Man in Olympic National Park

Teams plan another day of searching Saturday for a 60-year-old man missing in Washington's Olympic National Park.

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News in Brief: Skiers Thinking Snow, PDC Struggles to Keep Up Website, Baby Jesus Missing from Capitol

SEATTLE (AP) -- The National Weather Service says a weekend storm could dump more than a foot of snow in the Cascades, and as much as 30 inches in some areas.

A winter storm watch says the storm is forecast to begin Friday night and continue through Saturday night

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Sound Transit Scurries to Get Trains Going for Seahawks Game

SEATTLE (AP) -- Sound Transit hopes to resume Sounder train service north of Seattle in time for Sunday's Seahawks game.

Passenger train service was halted between Everett and Seattle's King Street station for 48 hours because of a mudslide on Wednesday

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Washington’s Minimum Wage Rising to $9.47 an Hour Next Week

SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state's minimum wage will rise to the highest in the nation on Jan. 1.

The Seattle Times reports (http://bit.ly/1dcGPu6) that the minimum wage in the state will hit $9.47 an hour then

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