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State may boost heating assistance to dodge cuts in food stamps

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:23
Washington state officials are considering increasing heating assistance to low-income families in a maneuver to avert $70 million in cuts to their food-stamp benefits called for under the 2014 farm bill — a tactic that has drawn threat of a Republican backlash.

Washington State mudslide site "total devastation"

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:16
Around 18 people are still missing after a massive mudslide in Washington State that killed at least four people and wiped out as many as 30 homes Saturday.

Washington State mudslide site "total devastation"; 3 dead, 18 missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:16
Around 18 people are still missing after a massive mudslide in Washington State that killed at least three people and wiped out as many as 30 homes Saturday.

Landslide in Washington state kills 3, several people missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:56
Eighteen people remain unaccounted for following a landslide in northwest Washington state that has already claimed three lives and injured at least eight more, officials said on Sunday.

Landslide kills three, injures others in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:35
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash (Reuters) - Eighteen people remain unaccounted for in a landslide that killed three and injured at least eight more in northwestern Washington state, officials said on Sunday. The landslide destroyed at least six homes on Saturday as it tumbled across a state highway, leaving a layer of mud, rock and debris 15 to 20 feet deep in some places, said Shari Ireton ...

Washington landslide: At least 18 unaccounted for, fire chief says

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 23:51
At least 18 people are unaccounted for after a landslide in rural Washington state, the fire chief said at a...

Washington state mudslide: Death toll doubles to 8

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 22:36
Searchers found five more bodies Sunday in the tangled sludge of a massive landslide in rural Washington state.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:55
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were conducting an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:55
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were conducting an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Rescuers: 'Signs of life' in search for Washington mudslide survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 21:04
Three people died and at least eight others were injured on Saturday in a landslide that destroyed six or more homes along a state highway in northwest Washington state, officials said.        

UPDATE: Washington State Landslide Leaves 4 Dead, 18 Missing

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 19:02
(CNN) – A devastating landslide in Washington state killed at least 4 people Saturday and sent rescuers desperately digging for people...

Washington state landslide kills three

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 18:14
SEATTLE — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were “combing through the debris” in an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at...

Washington avalanche has killed 3 people

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 16:28
A devastating landslide in Washington state killed three people Saturday and sent rescuers desperately digging for people crying for help underneath debris, authorities in Washington state said.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 16:25
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were "combing through the debris" in an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.

Washington slide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 03/23/2014 - 16:22
SEATTLE (AP) — After hearing voices pleading for help, rescuers were "combing through the debris" in an overnight search for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people and forced evacuations because of fears of severe flooding.