Muddy search dog rests after hard day’s work in Oso recovery effort

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A search dog waits by the feet of Washington National Guardsmen to be washed after working the debris field created by the Oso mudslide. 

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Washington Mudslide: Learn how to help

Donations have been pouring in to help victims whose homes were destroyed in the landslide that ripped through Oso, Wash. The disaster could end up being one of the worst in Washington state’s history. So far at least 25 people have died and officials say the 90 people who are still missing are unlikely to have survived. Volunteers are working around the clock to feed, clothe and house those who have been displaced.

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Rescuers keep searching despite overwhelming obstacles

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Authorities announced Thursday night that the official death toll after Saturday’s mudslide in Oso, Wash. had risen to 17, but warned that the total number of victims was likely to increase. The rescuers, many of whom are volunteers who hold other jobs, have vowed to remain at the site of the slide until they are no longer needed.

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Number of missing or unaccounted for in mudslide drops to 90

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The number of people missing or unaccounted for after the massive landslide in Washington state has dropped from 176 to 90, search officials said Wednesday night.

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Before and after: Photos show mudslide’s destruction

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mudslide in Washington state turned a square mile of Snohomish County into complete devastation and claimed the lives of at least eight people and destroyed dozens of homes. The slide, which occurred around 11 a.m. PT Saturday, turned land that spanned neighborhoods into “quicksand.”

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Officials sifting through 108 reports of missing in mudslide

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Authorities have collected 108 reports about people missing in the Washington state mudslide, but officials cautioned that figure is expected to “decline dramatically.”

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Huge Washington mudslide kills three and dams a river

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Three people were killed and eight injured in a mile-long mudslide north of Seattle that demolished at least six houses Saturday morning, blocked roads and dammed a river, bringing fears of a major flood, officials said.

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News helicopter crashes by Seattle’s Space Needle, killing two

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A news helicopter crashed in downtown Seattle Tuesday morning, killing two people and injuring one, officials said.

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BREAKING: News helicopter crashes and burns close to the Space Needle in Seattle

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A news helicopter used by two local networks has crashed in downtown Seattle.

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Pot-friendly states can’t really stop carry-on weed

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In Washington and Colorado, it can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.

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Seattle girl escapes serious injury when bullet hits glasses

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A teenage girl avoided serious injury when her glasses deflected a bullet fired during a drive-by shooting at her Seattle home, police said on Sunday. 

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'It's always been about the hatred of Indian skin': Native Americans, allies protest Washington Redskins in Denver

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Hundreds of people rallied in Denver on Sunday to protest the name of the Washington Redskins and to send a message to team owner Dan Snyder that the nickname is derogatory to Native Americans.

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Elderly couple died holding hands after car crash, police say

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An elderly couple killed in a car accident in rural Washington state was found holding hands in the wreckage, a state trooper said.

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Second teen arrested in beating death of WWII vet Delbert Belton

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A second teenager was arrested Monday in the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran in Spokane, Wash., and the people who helped him hide out were also busted.

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Teen arrested in beating death of WWII vet, 88, in Spokane, Wash.

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A 16-year-old was arrested Friday in the robbery and beating death of an 88-year-old veteran who survived being wounded in World War II, police in Spokane, Wash., said.

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