Protestors listen to speakers at demonstration against coal exports in December 2012 in Freeway Park in Seattle.

Coal, oil trains offer more threat than benefit to region

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Gov. Inslee’s signature could boost a West Coast initiative for year-round daylight saving time.

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Senate legislation on opioids could mistakenly harm patients

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