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Washington Health Department: If Puget Sound Were A State, It Would Rank 4th In Skin Cancer Rates

The department says residents should protect themselves from ultraviolet light even on cloudy days

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

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‘Tokitae,’ Washington’s Newest Ferry, To Run Next Week

Tokitae is a Salish word meaning “nice day, pretty colors.” It’s also the name of a Washington orca better known as Lolita at the Miami Sequarium.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2014

Federal Air Marshals To Begin Land And Sea Patrols

Study Measures Oil Spill Risks From Projects In Puget Sound

The potential risk of an oil spill is likely to spike if three marine terminals are completed, bringing increased oil tanker and other vessel traffic through the greater Puget Sound region, according to a new study released by the Puget Sound Partnership.

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

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Best Dog Walking Services in Seattle

Love your pet, but don’t always have the time to get him outside for exercise? Here are some of our favorite dog walking services in Puget Sound that will keep your dog happy and fit, and give you peace of mind.

04/20/2014

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Navy Seeks Permits For Northwest Training

The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.

CBS Seattle–03/04/2014

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Small Group Of Gray Whales Return To Puget Sound

A male gray whale that frequently visits the Puget Sound has come back this year to feast on shrimp, marking the start of an annual stay by a small group of these big marine mammals in Washington state inland waters.

CBS Seattle–03/04/2014

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Seattle’s Best Pet Friendly Hotels

Want to stay in Seattle with your pup? Puget Sound residents love their pets, and have some area hotels that can help your pooch vacation just like you – with style.

02/22/2014

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Chance Of Weekend Snow In Seattle Area

The National Weather Service says there’s a chance of weekend snow in the Puget Sound lowlands, including the Seattle area.

CBS Seattle–02/21/2014

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State Weighs Ban On Sewage Discharges From Boats

State regulators are considering a proposal that would prohibit all boats from discharging sewage into Puget Sound, whether it is treated or not.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2014

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Ports Of Seattle, Tacoma To Share Information

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma plan to share information about operations, facilities and rates to help Puget Sound compete in a shifting global maritime industry.

CBS Seattle–01/17/2014

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