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Local Missing berry picker found in good condition
Search and rescue teams have found the 87-year-old Oregon woman who went missing Thursday while picking huckleberries near Trout Lake in southwest Washington.

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YouNews Up! Up! And away! Up! Up! And away!
When I saw this dramatic cloud to the north, it reminded me of smoke, rising in billows until it hits the jet stream, then it's pulled hundreds of miles east. I had to capture it quickly. Within minutes the effect had faded.

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Local Driver hits pedestrian south of downtown Seattle
The Washington State Patrol is seeking information about a hit-and-run crash involving a passenger car and a pedestrian just south of downtown Seattle on Sunday morning.

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National & World Obama rule for power plants to compel steeper emissions cuts
Aiming to jolt the rest of the world to action, President Barack Obama moved ahead Sunday with even tougher greenhouse gas cuts on American power plants, setting up a certain confrontation in the courts with energy producers and Republican-led states.
National & World 5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood
Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.

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Sports Mariners outlast Twins 4-1 in 11 innings Mariners outlast Twins 4-1 in 11 innings
Logan Morrison hadn't taken batting practice in the cage for four days because of a sore thumb and had only recently started swinging again since leaving a game on Wednesday.
Sports Seahawks release DT Tony McDaniel in salary cap move
The Seattle Seahawks have released veteran defensive tackle Tony McDaniel to save salary cap space after signing quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner to contract extensions.
Sports Twins earn 3-2 walk-off win against Mariners
Seattle Mariners reliever Carson Smith allowed two runs in the bottom of the 9th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 3-2 walk-off victory on Saturday.

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Consumer The truth about car insurance The truth about car insurance
Car insurance commercials tout low rates but don't tell you just how the companies set those rates.

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Technology Review: Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
With Windows 10, everyone gets along. There are still separate desktop and tablet modes, but you largely stick with one or the other depending on whether you have a keyboard.
Technology Motorola refreshes Android phones, offers better cameras
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure customers who want lower-cost alternatives to leading smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
Technology Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means
Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online.
Technology Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research
Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.
Technology Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack?
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.

Business

Business U.S. paychecks grow at record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring isn't lifting paychecks much for most Americans. The slowdown also likely reflects a sharp drop-off in bonus and incentive pay for some workers.
Business Tough week for social media stocks - no one is spared
It hasn't been an easy week in social media, despite double-digit revenue growth from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Investors are looking beyond headline numbers and finding reasons to sell.

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