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Washington Sues To Stop Feds From Abandoning Yucca Site

YAKIMA, Wash. – (AP) Washington state has filed suit to stop the federal government from permanently abandoning the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, marking the latest clash in a long-standing dispute over where the nation's nastiest radioactive waste should be stored. Waste and spent...

WA Settles With Inmate Shackled During Childbirth

SEATTLE - (AP) The Washington Department of Corrections has settled for more than $100,000 with a former inmate who says she was shackled while she gave birth in 2007. Casandra Brawley will receive $125,000 from the state to settle the lawsuit, which alleges Brawley was restrained as she gave birth...