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Recent articles by Gene:

For hippo Fiona’s 3rd birthday, zoo seeks aid for Australia

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo is using the third birthday of its beloved hippo, born premature, as a way to raise money for Australian wildlifeaffected by the recent bushfires. Instead of sending birthday gifts for Fiona, the Ohio zoo is asking people to buy T-shirts that will directly benefit the Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund. […] → Read More

Far from US-Mexico border, Seattle judge weighs wall funding

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Washington state is considering whether to block President Donald Trump from diverting billions of dollars from military construction projects to build sections of border wall along the Southern border. U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Rothstein said Thursday she hoped to rule within a few weeks on the state's challenge to the administration. An appeals court ruling… → Read More

Far from US-Mexico border, Seattle judge weighs wall funding

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Washington state is considering whether to block President Donald Trump from diverting billions of dollars from military construction projects to build sections of border wall along the Southern border. U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Rothstein said Thursday she hoped to rule within a few weeks on the state’s […] → Read More

Far from US-Mexico border, Seattle judge weighs wall funding

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Washington state is considering whether to block President Donald Trump from diverting billions of dollars from military construction projects to build sections of border wall along the Southern border. U. S. District Court Judge Barbara Rothstein said Thursday she hoped to rule within a few weeks on the state's challenge to the administration. An appeals court… → Read More

Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

SEATTLE — The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a severely limited version of Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to cap carbon pollution in the state. In a 5-4 decision, the court said the Clean Air Rule cannot apply to companies that sell or distribute petroleum or natural gas because they don't make their own emissions. The Department of Ecology only has the authority to regulate “actual… → Read More

Washington Supreme Court OKs lesser version of carbon cap

SEATTLE — The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated a severely limited version of Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to cap carbon pollution in the state. → Read More

Microsoft commits $250M for housing

SEATTLE — One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it’s upping that by half. → Read More

Microsoft: $250M more for affordable housing in Seattle area

SEATTLE — One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it’s upping that by half. The additional $250 million will provide a line of credit to help the Washington State Finance Commission finance about 3,000 additional units of affordable housing, Jane Broom, the company's senior director of philanthropies, said in a blog post… → Read More

Microsoft: $250M more for affordable housing in Seattle area

SEATTLE (AP) — One year after Microsoft announced it was committing $500 million toward affordable housing in the Seattle area, it's upping that by half. The additional $250 million will provide a line of credit to help the Washington State Finance Commission finance about 3,000 additional units of affordable housing, Jane Broom, the company's senior director of philanthropies, said in a blog… → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained

SEATTLE (AP) — Civil rights groups and lawmakers demanded information from federal officials Monday following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the borde… → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranian-Americans say they were detained at border

The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says more than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans were detained and questioned at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington. → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranian-Americans say they were detained at border

The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says more than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans were detained and questioned at the Peace Arch Border Crossing in Blaine, Washington. → Read More

Groups demand answers after dozens of Iranians and Iranian Americans claim they were detained

Civil rights groups and lawmakers were demanding information from federal officials following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States from Canada over the weekend. → Read More

Wisconsin boy dies while on his Make-A-Wish trip

An 11-year-old boy from Wisconsin lost his battle with cancer on New Year's Day while enjoying a trip provided by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. → Read More

Wisconsin boy dies while on his Make-A-Wish trip

An 11-year-old boy from Wisconsin lost his battle with cancer on New Year's Day while enjoying a trip provided by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained

SEATTLE (AP) — Civil rights groups and lawmakers demanded information from federal officials Monday following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States from Canada over the weekend. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. , center, addresses a news conference as she stands with Masih Fouladi, left, Negah Hekmati, Diane Narasaki… → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained

SEATTLE (AP) — Civil rights groups and lawmakers demanded information from federal officials Monday following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as t… → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained

Civil rights groups and lawmakers demanded information from federal officials Monday following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States from Canada over the weekend. The Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said more than 60 Iranians and Iranian-Americans were detained and questioned… → Read More

Groups demand answers after Iranians say they were detained

SEATTLE (AP) — Civil rights groups and lawmakers were demanding information from federal officials following reports that dozens of Iranian-Americans were held up and questioned at the border as they returned to the United States from Canada over the weekend. In a statement Sunday, the Washington state chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said […] → Read More

Ruckelshaus, who defied Nixon in Watergate firing, dies

William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency confirmed his death in a ... → Read More