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This photo from Hanford shows where workers observed steam from one of the PUREX plant tunnels Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. CREDIT: US DEPT. OF ENERGY

Hanford Workers Get ‘All Clear’ After Shelter Indoors Order During Tunnel-Filling Operation

Officials at the Hanford Nuclear Site ordered workers to stay indoors Friday morning as a precaution. They discovered steam rising from an unexpected part of a tunnel filled with highly contaminated waste. By mid-day, officials had announced they found no contamination. Continue Reading Hanford Workers Get ‘All Clear’ After Shelter Indoors Order During Tunnel-Filling Operation

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Mailers like this one urging a write-in vote for a "real progressive" candidate were sent to voters in four hotly contested Washington state legislative races. COURTESY: FUSE WASHINGTON

‘Deceptive’ Mailings In Washington Legislative Races Prompt Campaign Finance Complaints

Washington’s Public Disclosure Commission said Monday it’s received nine complaints about a series of controversial mailers that were sent to voters in Thurston County and four hotly contested state legislative districts from coastal Washington to Spokane. Continue Reading ‘Deceptive’ Mailings In Washington Legislative Races Prompt Campaign Finance Complaints

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