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US Army Staff Sergeant Ty M.Carter stands with his Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ceremony Held In Olympia For Medal Of Honor Recipients

Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter, and Capt. William D. Swenson all received the nation’s highest military honor for risking life in combat, beyond the call of duty, in the Afghanistan War.

CBS Seattle–04/02/2014

Crews work at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 28

Estimated financial losses from the deadly Washington mudslide that has killed at least 24 people have reached $10 million, Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday in a letter asking the federal government for a major disaster declaration.

04/01/2014

A search and rescue worker paddles a kayak at the Oso mudslide site on March 29, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: David Ryder/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee: ‘We Are Hoping For A Miracle’

The rains that have bedeviled rescuers working to find more victims in the debris field from the deadly Washington state mudslide are expected to ease this week, but searchers faced other challenges at the site like household chemicals and sewage.

03/31/2014

(Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Photos Found At Slide Site; Missing Number Drops

Hundreds of family photographs and albums are among the personal belongings being recovered by crews searching for victims at a massive debris site left by the deadly mudslide in Washington state.

03/30/2014

(Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Number Of Missing From Mudslide Drops To 30

Officials say many of those thought missing have been located and are safe.

03/29/2014

Search and rescue teams continue to work on March 27, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (credit: Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee: ‘This Could End Up Being The Largest Mass Loss Of Washingtonians’

Weary rescuers in hip waders pressed through rain and their own exhaustion Thursday, searching for more bodies and perhaps a miracle atop the pile of filth and debris that laid waste to a Washington town and killed at least 26 people.

03/28/2014

Governor Jay Inslee talks privately with two residents personally affected by the mudslide (Getty Images)

Voices Crying For Help Stop In Mudslide

Voices of people crying for help in the wreckage of a deadly Washington state mudslide have stopped, and hopes of finding any more survivors waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

House Passes Bill Allowing Tesla To Expand

A bill that would allow electric car manufacturer Tesla to open additional stores in Washington state is headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

State Senate OKs Fish Wars Bill, Heads To Inslee

American Indian tribal members arrested while exercising their treaty fishing rights before 1975 would get the chance to clear their criminal records under a bill headed to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk.

CBS Seattle–03/06/2014

File photo of Gov. Jay Inslee.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Gov. Inslee To Sign Immigrant Financial Aid Bill

Gov. Jay Inslee is scheduled on Wednesday to sign into law a measure that expands state college financial aid to students in the country without legal status.

CBS Seattle–02/26/2014

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