A long and rainy winter gives Washington residents time to prepare for allergy season

SEATTLE — While the Northwest's long and rainy winter may have delayed spring, it won't keep allergy season at bay for much longer.
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Antibiotic-free chicken on menu at KFC

SEATTLE — Consumer and public health advocates are applauding the latest pledge by a fast food chain to phase out its use of chickens raised on antibiotics.
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Judge orders more water over dams to help NW salmon

SEATTLE — A federal judge has ordered more water be released from dams on the lower Columbia and Snake rivers to improve survival chances for endangered salmon in the region.
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Doctor’s advice: Tips for spotting, treating colorectal cancer

SEATTLE — A new report on the rising rates of colorectal cancer among young people is sparking concern and action on what to do to prevent the deadly disease.
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Students urge full funding of State Need Grants

OLYMPIA — Students receiving the State Need Grant are urging the Washington State Legislature to fully fund the grant program so that more students can afford higher education.
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Science could be close to Parkinson’s cure

SEATTLE — Actor Michael J. Fox put a face on a disease that plagues about a million people in the United States. Parkinson's is a chronic, degenerative neurological disorder that causes shaking, tremors and a loss of balance.
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Report: NW credit unions have big impact on economy

SEATTLE — Credit unions have seen explosive growth in the Northwest, expanding membership to half of the region's population.
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