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Lawmakers remain at odds over budget

Washington's key budget writers started Monday morning in the governor's office as they tried to hammer out a two-year operating budget. They emerged with the same message that's echoed through the Capitol's chambers since January's start of the regular legislative session: Democrats calling for new taxes, Republicans resisting.

Groups sue agency to block Shell's Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Ten environmental groups Tuesday sued a federal agency over its approval of a plan by Royal Dutch Shell PLC for exploratory petroleum drilling off Alaska's northwest coast.

Congress sends NSA phone collection bill to president

WASHINGTON — Congress has sent legislation to the president reviving and remaking a disputed post-9/11 surveillance program two days after letting it temporarily expire.

Local schools commemorate Magna Carta anniversary

In a busy season of anniversaries marking events that happened 35, 40, 50, 70, 100 and even 150 years ago, some Clark County students are reaching even further back to note a historic milestone.

Suspect in credit union robbery, stabbing appears in court

A man accused of stabbing a customer at a Vancouver credit union apparently told police that he didn’t intend to hurt anyone. However, he didn’t want to be prevented from leaving because he had just robbed the place.

Photo Galleries

  • Marine field event

  • Parade of Bands

  • Dozer Day preview day

  • Fallen local lawmen honored

  • Therapy dogs visit WSUV

  • Salmon in the Classroom

  • Paddy Hough Parade

  • 18th annual American Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast

  • John McLoughlin

  • Walk for a Dog

  • Woman shot with stray bullet

  • Seahawks 12th Man Rally

  • Photos of the Week, Jan. 23, 2015

  • Olympia Gun Rights Rally

  • Courtyard Village Apartment fundraiser

Press Talk: The messy race for county chair

Trying to understand the upcoming county chair election is a lot like untangling the wires in Tom Mielke's dorsolateral prefrontal brain.

California water use fell 13.5 percent in April amid drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ordered to use a fourth less water during this record drought, Californians managed to get about halfway to their goal in April, regulators announced Tuesday.

California water use fell 13.5 percent in April amid drought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ordered to use a fourth less water during this record drought, Californians managed to get about halfway to their goal in April, regulators announced Tuesday.

Ohio cancels poultry shows at fairs amid bird flu outbreak

TOLEDO, Ohio — All poultry shows at the Ohio State Fair and county fairs across the state have been canceled this year because of the threat of a deadly bird flu virus, the state's agriculture department announced Tuesday.

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