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Kalispel Tribe Sues Federal Government Over Casino Approval

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Kalispel Tribe is suing the U.S. government over its approval of a rival casino project by the Spokane Tribe in the lucrative Spokane gambling market...

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Miami Police Erect DUI Checkpoints During Holiday Season
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Man Arrested for Alleged 11th DUI

SEATTLE (AP) — A 59-year-old suburban Seattle man has been arrested for what authorities say is his 11th arrest for driving under the influence...

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Jury Ends Day of Deliberations in Standoff Trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A jury has ended a second full day of deliberations with no verdict in the federal trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014...

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Man Sentenced for Smacking Child, Making Him Wear Sign

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man who struck a 5-year-old boy and photographed him naked with a sign covering his genitals has been sentenced to 50 days in jail and two years of probation...

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Commercial Geoduck Diver Dies in Puget Sound

GIG HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a 36-year-old commercial geoduck diver has died in Puget Sound.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that the sheriff's office dive team responded to a report Tuesday afternoon of an unresponsive diver near Fox Island...

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Bay Area Sets Up DUI Checkpoints For Holiday Season
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Portland Officer Arrested on Suspicion of DUI in Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A longtime Portland police officer was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a deputy saw him driving the wrong way on Highway 99 in southwestern Washington...

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No Arrests Yet In Fatal Yakima AM-PM Robbery

Nearly two weeks after a man was shot at a local convenience store, authorities have made no arrests.

Yakima Police continue the search today for two suspects wanted in the April 6 fatal shooting of a 25-year-old clerk at the AM-PM on East Yakima Avenue...

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Wildfire North Of Los Angeles Burns Structures
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The Wildfire Season Has Arrived In Washington State

Welcome to the wildfire season in Washington state. It officially started last week and continues until Oct. 15.

But with all the snow in the mountains this year, officials say they hope for a mild fire season in the forests...

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Yakima City Council Votes To Create New Procedure

The Yakima city council on Tuesday voted in favor of a plan to establish a new procedure to handle certain votes in the future. The procedure would bar city council members from bringing up a new topic and voting on it when it's time to deal with other business...

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Europe's Melting Glaciers: Hornkees And Waxeggkees
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Canada Glacier Melt Rerouted in Rare Case of ‘River Piracy’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have witnessed the first modern case of what they call "river piracy" and they blame global warming.

Most of the water gushing from a glacier in northwest Canada last year suddenly switched from one river to another...

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