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    Mitchell hits 7 of 8 3s and Georgia State beats EWU 68-50

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Devin Mitchell posted career highs of seven 3-pointers and 23 points to lead Georgia State to a 68-50 victory over Eastern Washington on Monday. With Georgia State leading 31-23 at halftime, Mitchell made a pair of 3-pointers in a 14-2 run to open the second half and had two more treys […]
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    Duncan, Stockton headline college hoops Hall of Fame class

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tim Duncan and John Stockton, who became stars in college and icons in the NBA, headline the 2017 class inducted into the Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday night. Duncan led Wake Forest to four NCAA Tournament appearances before going first overall to the San Antonio Spurs in the […]
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    GEO Group seeks dismissal of lawsuit over detainee pay

    TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge is considering whether to throw out two lawsuits, including one by the state of Washington, that seek to force one of the nation’s largest privately run immigration detention centers to pay minimum wage for work done by detainees. The GEO Group, the for-profit company that runs the Northwest […]
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    Washington revenues up $319 million

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington lawmakers have received updated numbers that show state revenues have increased by nearly $319 million for the current two-year state budget, which is now projected to be about $44.4 billion. The Office of Financial Management released the numbers at a Monday meeting of the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council. The […]
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    Climate activist goes on trial for Montana pipeline shutdown

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Oregon man goes on trial in Montana Tuesday in the latest criminal prosecution against activists who sought to call attention to climate change by shutting down oil pipelines in four states. Sixty-five-year-old Leonard Higgins of Portland is charged with criminal mischief and trespassing. He told The Associated Press that he […]
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    PNNL device can quickly alert law during school shootings

    RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A small device developed at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland could make the difference between life and death for some when a shooter opens fire in a public place. Chief engineer Jim Skorpik says the idea came up after the Sandy Hook school shootings in 2012 that left 20 […]
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    Spokane weighs measure for ‘fair chance’ hiring

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The Spokane City Council is weighing legislation that it would make it easier for someone with a criminal record to be hired. KUOW-FM reports that if the proposed ordinance is approved, employers in Spokane won’t be able to use criminal conviction or arrest records to make employment decisions until a potential […]
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    State wildlife officers find moose killed out of season

    KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — State wildlife officers say a moose has been illegally killed near Lake Wenatchee in northern Washington. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Law Enforcement Division said in a Sunday statement that officers found the moose carcass in a clearing near Meadow Creek. The Tri-City Herald reports there is no hunting […]
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    Centralia couple likely face longer sentences after fleeing

    CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — The Lewis County prosecutor says he’ll likely seek longer sentences for a Centralia husband and wife who fled Washington state after pleading guilty to mistreating their 16-year-old son. Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer told The Chronicle last week that Anthony and Mary Foxworth violated the terms of their plea deal by skipping their […]
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    Police: Couple, son found dead after double murder-suicide at Sammamish home

    Detectives are investigating an apparent double murder-suicide at a Sammamish home that police believe left a couple and their adult son dead.
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    Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

    SEATTLE (AP) — Harbor seals, sea lions and some fish-eating killer whales have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in recent decades. But that boom has come with a trade-off: They’re devouring more of the salmon prized by a unique but fragile population of endangered orcas. Competition with other marine mammals for the same […]
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    Morris, Cann help No. 25 Kentucky women edge Wash St 73-68

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Maci Morris scored 20 points, Makenzie Cann had a double-double and No. 25 Kentucky scored the last seven points of the game to defeat Washington State 73-68 on Sunday. Morris had 17 points in the second half, including the clinching free throws with seven seconds left. Cann had 15 points, including […]
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    Luke propels Belmont to 90-77 win over Seattle U

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Luke sank 8 of 10 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 26 points to help lead Belmont to a 90-77 victory over Seattle University in the 2K Classic on Saturday. Luke came into the game averaging 3.5 points per game this season. Amanze Egekeze hit three 3-pointers and scored […]
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    Tent City 3 moves onto SPU campus, despite last-minute attempt to stop it

    It was move-in day for Tent City 3 at Seattle Pacific University, despite a last-minute attempt to stop it.
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    Man held after body found in burning Okanogan County home

    OMAK, Wash. (AP) — A 27-year-old man is jail on investigation of first-degree murder and arson after firefighters found a body inside a burning home in the north-central Washington city town of Omak. The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office says a person seen running from the scene of Friday’s fire was later interviewed and arrested. The […]

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