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Katherine Luck

Judge strikes down law mandating sale of contraception

Feb 23 2012

TACOMA, Washington A federal judge declared on Wednesday that a Washington state rule requiring pharmacists to dispense emergency contraceptives against their religious beliefs is unconstitutional.

Four dead in Washington state avalanches

Feb 20 2012

SEATTLE Four people were killed in two separate avalanches near Washington state ski resorts on Sunday, but eight others initially said to be missing were found alive, authorities said.

BP idles large Washington state refinery after fire

Feb 18 2012

HOUSTON/SEATTLE BP Plc idled production at its Cherry Point refinery in Washington state on Saturday, a day after a large fire broke out near the core crude oil unit of the third-largest plant on the West Coast.

BP idles large Washington state refinery after fire

Feb 18 2012

HOUSTON/SEATTLE BP Plc idled production at its Cherry Point refinery in Washington state on Saturday, a day after a large fire broke out near the core crude oil unit of the third-largest plant on the West Coast.

BP idles large Washington state refinery after fire

Feb 18 2012

HOUSTON/SEATTLE BP Plc idled production at its Cherry Point refinery in Washington state on Saturday, a day after a large fire broke out near the core crude oil unit of the third-largest plant on the West Coast.

Seattle officials reveal plan for new sports arena

Feb 16 2012

SEATTLE A wealthy San Francisco investor has proposed building a new sports arena in Seattle and buying a pro basketball franchise to play there under a $700 million private-public financing deal with local authorities, municipal officials said on Thursday.

Group moves to stop Powell from being buried next to sons

Feb 15 2012

SEATTLE A Tacoma anti-crime group on Wednesday purchased a pair of burial plots next to the gravesite of two young boys who were killed when their father burned their house to the ground, effectively blocking him from being buried next to them.

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