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Hearings Begin in Washington State On Proposed Coal Export Terminal [AUDIO]

Thousands of people expected to participate in five hearings to be held in Washington on a proposal to build a coal export terminal at Longview. AARP is partnering with state and local agencies to offer a "brain health" workshop in Casper this week.

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Rich Denison, Townsquare Media
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Officials Set 2-Year Study for WA Coal Trains

A consortium of federal, state and local agencies have decided to prepare a 2-year study on the local and statewide impact of exporting coal through a Whatcom County terminal.

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Filibuster Talks Flag, Senate Braces for Showdown

Senators are preparing for a potentially rancorous day Tuesday as Democrats say they may change filibuster rules to keep Republicans from blocking White House nominees for top executive jobs.

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US Unemployment Benefit Applications Fall to 346K

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 9,000 to a seasonally adjusted 346,000 last week, evidence that the job market is still improving modestly, despite signs of slower growth.

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UW ROTC Cadet Tops Physical Fitness Test

Holly Reiner, a UW Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadet from Cheyenne, won first place in the female category during the recent 3rd Regiment Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Lewis, Wash.

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Legal Pot Draws Tourists To Colorado, Washington For 4/20

DENVER (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to join an unofficial counterculture holiday celebrating marijuana in Colorado and Washington this coming weekend.

And the events and crowds will likely test the limits of new laws permitting pot use by adults

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NW Governors ask White House to Exam Coal Exports

The governors of Washington and Oregon are urging the White House to evaluate the effects of greenhouse gas emissions from leasing and exporting the nation's coal.

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UN: Legal Pot In Colorado, Washington Violates Drug Treaties

DENVER (AP) — A U.N. drug agency says the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado and Washington violates international drug treaties.

The International Narcotics Control Board urged the Barack Obama administration to challenge the legalization measures

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Future of Marijuana Uncertain in Colorado, Washington

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder isn't giving any clues about whether the D.O.J. will try and prevent Washington and Colorado from creating legal marijuana markets.

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Coal Train (Courtesy teeic.anl.gov)
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Tribe in Washington State has Concerns About Coal Port [AUDIO]

Leaders of the Lummi Nation say they're opposing a proposed coal-export terminal at Cherry Point near Bellingham, Washington. Tribal leaders are concerned the development of a shipping terminal to ship coal from states like Wyoming and Montana and other bulk cargo may disturb ancestral burial sites, affect their fishing rights and create other environmental problems. A sawmill is expected to reopen in Saratoga in December, bringing what the new owner says will be more than 80 job opportunities to carbon county. Doug Randall reports. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.

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