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Man with traffic complaint arrested on outstanding Washington warrant

...extraditable no-bail warrant," she said in an interview Thursday.The warrant was issued in August 2011 by the Washington State Department of Corrections after Whisenant failed to report for community supervision, which is akin to probation, according...
Chinese ban of US shellfish to continue

...that the country said tested above its standard for inorganic arsenic.Later sampling and testing by the Washington State Department of Health concluded that arsenic levels were safe - even according to Chinese standards. The tests did reveal...
Pakistani activists accuse outed US spy of murder

...fighting al-Qaida and Taliban militants based in Pakistan who are outside the reach of American soldiers.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki declined comment about the political party's letter or demands. She described "a...
Syria says it won't give up power in peace talks

...Syrian people alone will decide upon their future and their leaders" and will not allow any meddling.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the end goal of the Geneva gathering next year must be a transitional government...
Praise for birth center

...responsibility by providing independent license to all trained midwives and ensuring they get paid for their services. Washington State Department of Health research just published that states benefit, including fiscally, with the full utilization and...
Some bridge failures can't be avoided judgments.From 1986 to 1990 I worked in the bridge inspection and management branches of the Washington State Department of Transportation. During that time I inspected more than a thousand highway bridges. Many were structurally...
Car bombs, violence mar Syria's shaky truce

...the Damascus suburbs of Harasta and Douma, and in the northern Idlib province, the Observatory said.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the U.S. has seen violations on both sides but pointed out reports of...
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Cruise line to improve waste water management

BELLEVUE, Wash. - The Washington state Department of Ecology on Thursday ordered Norwegian Cruise Line to improve its waste water management and establish a system to guard against...
Institute to study wait times at Canadian border

...Blaine, Wash., crossing. Some have questions whether the lane should continue. The institute will conduct field research starting Tuesday and through April 14. Money is provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation.
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Juneau Empire Story Archive of a 4-year-old campaign to break his influence among Tibet's fervently Buddhist people. In Washington, State Department spokesman Philip Reeker said Monday that if the report of the seizure is accurate, "it is most disturbing...


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