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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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Poll: Marijuana Safer Than Opioids, But Moms Shouldn’t Use

DENVER (AP) — A new national poll says Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain.

The Yahoo/Marist poll out Monday says two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said opioid drugs such as Vicodin or OxyContin are "riskier" to use than pot, even when the pain pills are prescribed by a doctor...

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Search for 2 Men in Olympic National Park Suspended

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — Officials have suspended their search for two men missing in Washington state's Olympic National Park, including a 20-year-old hiker from New Jersey missing for the past week...

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Two Political Newcomers Vie For Top Spot In Seattle's Mayoral Race
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Mike McGinn, Former Seattle Mayor, to Run Again

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn will try to get his old job back.

McGinn on Monday announced he would challenge incumbent Ed Murray, who defeated McGinn in 2013...

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Washington Governor Signs Theatrical Wrestling Bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee alongside masked wrestlers signed a bill that creates a license for theatrical wrestling schools.

Inslee signed the measure into law Monday...

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Man Charged With Cover up in Rural Couple’s Death Sentenced

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A man who admitted to helping his brother hide the bodies of a rural Washington state couple has been sentenced to 14 months in prison...

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Prosecutor: Suspect in Washington Mall Shooting Found Dead

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a man charged with killing five people at a mall in Washington state last year has been found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide...

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Boeing to Issue Layoff Notices to Hundreds of Employees

EVERETT (AP) — Boeing will issue hundreds of layoff notices to engineers in Washington state this week.

The Daily Herald reported Monday that a memo from the company's vice president of engineering for Boeing Commercial Airplanes John Hamilton says the cuts are necessary to stay competitive...

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China Approves ChemChina-Syngenta Merger; Bird Flu Warning Lifted

**China’s competition authority has approved ChemChina’s proposed acquisition of Syngenta, according to both parties in the deal.

That follows the conditional approval of the U...

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Yakima Police Identify Shooting Victim, Still Searching For Suspects

Yakima Police have identified a man shot in a car in front of the Eighth Street Market and Deli on Saturday as 26-year-old Raymond Hernandez...

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