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Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 30 As Officials Piece Together Lives

Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 30 As Officials Piece Together Lives
SEATTLE (AP) — A decade before a colossal landslide buried a Washington community, county officials considered buying up people's homes there to protect them from such a disaster. A 2004 Snohomish County flood-management plan said the cost of …
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NYPD sends 2 dogs to aid in Washington mudslide
The German shepherds, Hondo and Timoshenko, flew to the small Washington community with their police handlers on Thursday — Detective Patrick Nee and Police Officer Benjamin Colecchia. The Wall Street Journal reports they are part of "New York Task …
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Police shoot cross-dressing bank robber who flipped car near Lake Washington
Police fatally shot the man they believe is the bank robber whose car crashed and flipped near Lake Washington Thursday morning during his getaway. The search persisted for nearly 2 1/2 hours before confronting a man in the 100 block of 39th Ave E. The …
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Washington mudslide death toll climbs, yet hope remains

Washington mudslide death toll climbs, yet hope remains
Darrington, Washington (CNN) — Pastor Gary Ray stood before his congregation Sunday, prepared for people to shake their fists at God. Such reactions in the only church in Oso, Washington, would have been entirely appropriate. After all, it was in this …
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DC first lady or first dude? Washington may have to wait til next election
Unless the polls are craaazy wrong, Washington, D.C. isn't getting a bona-fide, no-asterisk First Lady (or First Dude) after today's election. Neither of the front-runners — incumbent Vincent Gray and Councilwoman Muriel Bowser — is married. Gray is …
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George Washington student found dead in dorm
(WUSA9) — A George Washington University student was found dead Tuesday morning in her dorm room. School officials say the female student was found in her West Hall residence hall room early this morning on the school's Mount Vernon Campus.
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Washington mudslide: logging eyed as contributing cause

Washington mudslide: logging eyed as contributing cause
The mountain ranges of the Pacific Northwest may appear solid and stolid, but they're a geologically active part of the physical environment, including regular earthquakes, landslides, and the occasional volcano. And sometimes human activities …
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TV and radio listings: March 29
12:30 p.m. Boston at Washington » Comcast SportsNet, WJFK (106.7 FM). 3:30 p.m. San Jose at Colorado » Comcast SportsNet. 7 p.m. Detroit at Toronto » NHL Network. MLB SPRING TRAINING. 2 p.m. Detroit at Washington » MASN, WJFK (1580 AM), …
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Washington landslide: Families pray for miracles as death toll expected to grow
Darrington, Washington (CNN) — With each passing day, the toll grows from a mountain that moved, a massive landslide that swallowed houses and trailers in Washington's Cascade Mountains. At least 16 bodies have been recovered, another eight bodies …
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Hopes fade as 25th body found in Washington state mudslide

Hopes fade as 25th body found in Washington state mudslide
Asked whether he expected the death toll to rise significantly, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee told CNN: "Yes, I don't think anyone can reach any other conclusion." Jan McClelland, a volunteer firefighter from Darrington who was among the first …
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Unofficial Death Toll Hits 24 in Washington Mudslide
Rescue teams expanded their search in Snohomish County, Wash., on Tuesday in a desperate attempt to find survivors of the catastrophic mudslide that left an estimated 24 dead amid ruined houses and countryside. The Washington Army National Guard …
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Terror after landslide: 'Can you tell me what happened?'
Oso, Washington (CNN) — The rain-soaked ground in Washington's Cascade Mountains offered little warning before it gave way, dumping a wall of mud onto the towns of Oso and Darrington, an hour's drive north of Seattle. With the official death toll at …
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