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Mysterious Goo Blamed In San Francisco Bay Bird Deaths

About 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay Area have been discovered with their feathers coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like rubber cement.

01/20/2015

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Sea Turtle Found In Long Beach Improving

Authorities say a sea turtle found hypothermic and emaciated last month on a southwest Washington beach is improving at a Newport, Oregon, aquarium.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

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Baby Orca Born In Puget Sound

The Center for Whale Research says a baby orca has been born to the endangered population of killer whales that frequent Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–12/31/2014

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Washington Gets Federal Help With Avian Flu Testing

Federal and state officials are testing wild birds in Washington state to see how far a type of avian influenza has spread.

CBS Seattle–12/29/2014

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Gov. Inslee Announcing Environmental Priorities

Gov. Jay Inslee is announcing his proposals Wednesday for reducing carbon pollution and creating clean energy jobs in Washington.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2014

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Fetus Death Killed Orca Off Vancouver Island

Fisheries and Oceans Canada said Tuesday the 19-year-old female known as J32 was pregnant with a nearly full-term female calf that died. A resulting bacterial infection was fatal to the mother.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

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Snow Levels Far Below Normal In Cascades

The recent mild weather systems that blew through Washington have left little snow in the Cascades.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

Study says over 270,000 tons of plastic pollute our oceans.

Study: 270,000 Tons Of Plastic Floating In World’s Oceans

Researchers estimate the more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic would fill over 38,500 garbage trucks.

12/10/2014

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Dead Orca Was Pregnant With Full-Term Fetus

The death leaves 77 animals in the Puget Sound orca population, which is listed as endangered in both the U.S. and Canada

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.  (Photo by Pekka Laakso/AFP/Getty Images)

With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The Arctic

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.

12/05/2014

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Photos Of Forum 2011!

The 6th Annual AM1090 Forum came and went! Check out the 2011 photos with Stephanie Miller, Mike Papantonio, Norman Goldman, Randi Rhodes, Mike Malloy, Ron Reagan and Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Video and Audio of the event […]

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