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Washington schools will put off standardized testing until fall 2021.

Standardized tests for Washington students delayed until fall 2021

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced students in Washington won’t have to take two standardized tests this spring.
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This undated photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department shows 41-year-old James Mathew Dorsey from Washington State. Los Angeles County homicide investigators were searching Thursday, April 15, 2021, for Dorsey, the estranged husband of a woman who was fatally stabbed in her home in Santa Clarita, Calif. (Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept.

Dying California woman IDs estranged husband of Vancouver as assailant

A man suspected of driving from Washington state to California in order to kill his estranged wife was in a standoff with Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies Thursday night, authorities…
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Clark County COVID-19 cases continue surge as vaccine opportunities expand

Clark County reported 84 new confirmed and probable COVID-19 cases Thursday as Washington opened up its vaccination program to anyone age 16 or older.
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee pauses on a walkway outside the Governor's Mansion after taking part in an AP interview, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Olympia. (AP Photo/Ted S.

Inslee warns of 4th COVID-19 wave in Washington

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday warned that Washington state was on the cusp of a fourth COVID-19 wave with case numbers and hospitalizations rising.
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Court records: Starving Vancouver teen visited by child welfare worker just days before death

Seven days before a Vancouver teen died of starvation, Washington child welfare authorities received a report from the boy’s aunt who alleged that her sister…

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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks during his news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.  After a union battle at an Alabama warehouse,  Bezos vowed Thursday, April 15, 2021 to focus on making Amazon a better and safer place to work.

After union fight, Jeff Bezos to focus on Amazon workers

After a union battle at an Alabama warehouse, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said that as executive chairman he will focus on making the company a…

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FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, a captured male red fox is seen. An environmental group filed a lawsuit Thursday, April 15, 2021, alleging the federal government has failed to act on petitions to protect nine different species under the Endangered Species Act and failed to designate critical habitat for 11 others. The complaint covers species from Oregon to Delaware and asks the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to make decisions on the species after years of delays.

Environmental group sues over protections for 20 species

An environmental group filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging the federal government has failed to act on petitions to protect nine species under the Endangered Species…

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, front, greets a former teammate, San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge, before an NBA basketball game in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.

Former Blazers forward Aldridge retires at 35 due to irregular heartbeat

LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA on Thursday after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets.

Politics

From left, Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Rep. Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y., hold a news conference outside the Supreme Court to announce legislation to expand the number of seats on the high court, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 15, 2021. (AP Photo/J.

Democrats push to expand Supreme Court

A group of congressional Democrats introduced legislation Thursday to add four seats to the Supreme Court, a long-shot bid designed to counter the court’s rightward…

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Kathrine Kofoed's TikTok videos about overcoming emotional eating have gone viral. She makes most of her videos in her Camas home.

Camas fitness coach battles social media’s shaming, moralizing

If 400,000 people watching you reveal your deepest struggles with weight gain, self-control, and emotional eating on social media sounds like a nightmare to you,…

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