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RICHLAND — Demolition of a major plutonium plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state has resumed after radioactive contamination was detected in a rubble pile. SENT: 269 words.


SEATTLE — There was a time when small, locally owned tackle shops dotted the downtown Seattle landscape, a sight that would make Starbucks jitter with envy. Before and through most of the 20th century, places such as Linc’s Tackle Shop, a mom-and-pop operation on the corner of Rainier Avenue and King Street, were gathering places, like an old barber shop where people would exchange fish tales. An AP Member Exchange by Mark Yuasa, The Seattle Times. SENT: 1390 words. With AP Photos.


KINGSTON — On Monday afternoon at a small table in the corner of Kingston Middle School’s library, 14-year-old Celia Williams pondered the right age to get married and have kids. “Sixteen?” she laughed, and quickly followed with, “Just kidding.” Across from her, the school’s associate director of learning support programs, Sonia Barry, answered the question seriously. An AP Member Exchange by Christian Volser, Kitsap Sun. SENT: 615 words. With AP Photos.



SEATTLE — Sidney Jones, a potential first-round draft pick, injured his left leg during defensive back drills in pro day workouts at the University of Washington on Saturday. SENT: 140 words. With AP Photo.


CARPET KNIFE ATTACK: Everett man following fatal knife attack on woman

SEATTLE PIPELINE DIVEST: Seattle declines to end Wells Fargo banking contract now

GOVERNOR THREAT ARREST: Woman has threat to Washington governor charge dismissed