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Scientists: Orcas Among Most Contaminated Marine Mammals

Scientists studying southern resident killer whales for the past decade now know they are among the most contaminated marine mammals, with pollutants particularly high in the youngest whales

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

File photo of a hedgehog (Photo credit WOLFGANG KUMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Multiple Hedgehog-Related Salmonella Breakouts In Washington

The state Department of Health says that of 20 hedgehog-related salmonella cases reported nationally over the past year, seven were in Washington — and the only fatal case in the country was an elderly man in Spokane County.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013

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