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U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande from Mexico into the United States (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Northwest Received Few Children From Border Surge

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says 50 immigrant children were released to sponsors in Oregon, 211 in Washington state, and 8 in Idaho between January 1 and July 7

CBS Seattle–17 hours ago

stock image from 2011 (Photo credit Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

(from Sub Pop Facebook page)

Happy Birthday, Sub Pop!

Twenty-five years ago today, Bruce Pavitt and Jonathan Poneman turned a reoccurring fanzine and mix tape collection into an underground, Pacific Northwest record label. After a quarter century of spikes, booms, financial plunges, cooky artwork, and music from all over the globe, Seattle’s independent record label Sub Pop is a household name among record collectors and bands across the planet.

CBS Seattle–04/01/2013

Soldiers remove a body from debris in Minamisanriku, Miyagi prefecture on March 18, 2011. (credit: MIKE CLARKE/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers: 10,000 People Could Die When Monster Quake, Tsunami Hit Pacific Northwest

More than 10,000 people could die when — not if — a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday.

03/15/2013

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Best Out of Town Holiday Events December 7 – 9

Just a short drive from Seattle, there’s a host of holiday happenings for the whole family! Enjoy lighted boat parades, winter ales, Dickens characters and a whole Bavarian town filled with fun!

12/03/2012

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Another Rain Storm for Tuesday in the Forecast

The National Weather Service says the Western Washington lowlands could get up to 1 inch of rain with 1 to 3 inches likely in the mountains.

12/03/2012

A crane sits at the Port of Seattle (Photo by Ron Wurzer/Getty Images)

Deadline Nears In Grain Labor Dispute

Pacific Northwest grain shippers say there will be no immediate lockout at a half-dozen terminals along the Columbia River and on Puget Sound.

CBS Seattle–11/28/2012

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Group: PNW Orcas Shouldn’t be Listed Endangered

Property-rights advocates and California farmers have filed a petition urging the government to delist Pacific Northwest orcas from the Endangered Species Act, arguing that group of whales is not a sub-species.

08/02/2012

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Guide to Local Summer Jazz Festivals

Summertime… and the livin’ is easy. Jazz and summer just seem to go together! Make plans to head to one of these WA jazz festivals for good music, food and fun!

05/19/2012

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PNB Celebrates Bach’s Birthday With Discounts to New Works

J.S. Bach was born on March 21, 1685. In honor of his 327th year, and the fact that two of the three pieces on NEW WORKS use his music, Seattle’s Northwest Pacific Ballet is offering 20% off tickets for this weekend.

03/21/2012

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