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Washington House passes judicial review of mental health decisions

OLYMPIA — The Washington state House on Thursday unanimously passed a bill allowing family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others.

As Romney weighs '16 bid, his past donors commit to Jeb Bush

DES MOINES, Iowa — Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Photo Galleries

  • Photos of the Week, Jan. 23, 2015

  • Olympia Gun Rights Rally

  • Courtyard Village Apartment fundraiser

  • Hot Buttered Run 2014

  • Veterans Day Parade

  • Students return to Marysville high school after shooting

  • Aftermath of Marysville school shooting

  • Vancouver Farmers Market wraps up season

  • Model of the 1918 Spruce Mill

  • Girlfriends Half Marathon 2014

  • Grove Field hangar fire

  • Battle Ground fire

  • Salmon Creek Interchange

  • Vancouver Farmers Market 25th anniversary

  • Hoops on the River in the Park

Yellowstone spill fuels Keystone clash

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Oil pipeline accidents have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. as Congress presses the Obama administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline — a project that would pass near the spot where 30,000 gallons of crude spilled into Montana's Yellowstone River earlier this month.

New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right

BOSTON — Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.

Clark College biology students search for new lifesavers

Wearing a white lab coat and blue nitrile gloves, Ryan Kustusch stood in the front of his biology lab Tuesday at Clark College and instructed his students as they prepared to research new antibiotics.

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