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Vancouver police dog dies after stabbing in confrontation

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Vancouver, Washington, police dog has died after being stabbed Tuesday night during a confrontation.

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Largest Washington wildfire is 45 percent contained

OMAK, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters are starting to get a handle on two giant wildfires burning in northcentral Washington.

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Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The small grocery chain Haggen is suing Albertsons for more than $1 billion, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states.

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Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. This time the state is suing over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste storage tanks.


2 dead at mobile home park southeast of Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deputies called to do a welfare check at a mobile home southeast of Portland discovered two bodies.


Judge tosses energy company's easement challenge

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Opponents of an energy company's $6 billion terminal and pipeline project are expected to use the dismissal of an easement challenge to contest development permits.

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Taxpayers responsible for $30 million in legal fees

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Taxpayers are responsible for $30 million in legal fees a military contractor has spent defending itself against a lawsuit from soldiers who say the company exposed them to toxic chemicals in Iraq.

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Evacuated residents allowed to return as wildfire calms

JOHN DAY, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters battling a destructive wildfire near John Day are allowing people who have been evacuated for weeks to return to their homes.


Woman killed in crash involving 7 vehicles west of Portland

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — A 20-year-old Hillsboro woman died in a crash involving seven vehicles on the Tualatin Valley Highway west of Portland.


Lincoln City council files ethics complaint against mayor

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An ethics complaint filed against Lincoln City Mayor Donald Williams accuses him of advocating the repeal of a rule that hurt him financially.


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