Obama To Visit Washington Mudslide To Pledge Support For Response

Obama To Visit Washington Mudslide To Pledge Support For Response

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, on his way to a weeklong trip to Asia, is headed to Washington state Tuesday to survey damage fr ...

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Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

Louisiana Democrat Highlights Independence From Obama In New Ad

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times When Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-LA) of Louisiana assumed the chairmanship of the Senate’s Energy and Natural Resources Committee this year, it was ...

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Death Toll Hits 37 In Washington Landslide; Seven Remain Missing

Death Toll Hits 37 In Washington Landslide; Seven Remain Missing

By Paresh Dave, Los Angeles Times A 37th body has been recovered from the debris of last month’s landslide in Washington, officials announced Tuesday. The remains have not yet bee ...

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LA County Deputies Fatally Shoot Man By Mistake

LA County Deputies Fatally Shoot Man By Mistake

By Joseph Serna, Cindy Chang and Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies mistakenly shot two hostages, killing one, earlier this week as t ...

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Obama To Visit Site Of Deadly Washington State Landslide

Obama To Visit Site Of Deadly Washington State Landslide

By Maria L. La Ganga, Los Angeles Times SEATTLE -- One month after the Washington state landslide that killed at least 34, President Barack Obama is planning to survey the destruc ...

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Near Mudslide Site, Two Young Families Shaken, Uncertain

Near Mudslide Site, Two Young Families Shaken, Uncertain

By Jack Broom, The Seattle Times OSO, Wash. — Two young families who live just outside the section of Highway 530 closed by the March 22 mudslide say the disaster has left them sh ...

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U.S. Landslide Toll Rises To 29

U.S. Landslide Toll Rises To 29

Los Angeles (AFP) - The confirmed death toll from a huge U.S. landslide rose to 29 Wednesday including three children, officials said a week and a half after the disaster in Washi ...

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Mudslide Search Could Be Hampered By Flooding From Snow Runoff

Mudslide Search Could Be Hampered By Flooding From Snow Runoff

By Hal Bernton and Lornet Turnbull, The Seattle Times SEATTLE—Searchers on Tuesday continued to recover the remains of victims from the muck of the deadly Snohomish County mudslid ...

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Washington State Accuses U.S. Of Missing Hanford Cleanup Deadlines

Washington State Accuses U.S. Of Missing Hanford Cleanup Deadlines

By Ralph Vartabedian, Los Angeles Times Washington state accused the federal government Monday of missing crucial legal deadlines to clean up 56 million gallons of highly radioact ...

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Natural Gas Firm Downplays Threat To Washington Town After Explosion

Natural Gas Firm Downplays Threat To Washington Town After Explosion

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times The owner of a natural gas facility downplayed the danger to residents after an explosion at the facility injured four people and forced the evac ...

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