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Crews start injecting grout into collapsed Hanford tunnel

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have started injecting grout into a partially collapsed tunnel that contains radioactive wastes left over from the production of nuclear weapons. 

LIGO scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics

HANFORD, Wash.-- Three scientists conducting research with the LIGO Observatories in Hanford and Lousiana won the Nobel Prize in Physics Tuesday morning for their work with observing gravitational waves using LIGO instruments.

Police searching for armed robbery suspect

KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Kennewick Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Porters Convenience Store around 8:45 a.m. Sunday.

Race to decide if West Coast keeps its only GOP-led chamber

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Senate is the only Republican-led legislative chamber on the West Coast, and a special election in a district east of Seattle has drawn millions of dollars and national attention to two political newcomers vying for the seat this November.

Officials: school shootings attract profiteers

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The superintendent of a Washington school district says she started receiving emails from people trying to sell "door locks, metal detectors and emergency supplies" within 10 minutes after a school shooting.