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  • SNAP recipients will get benefits despite government shutdown

    The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services says those who are part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, will get their basic food benefits for February – but it’s coming earlier than usual. Because of the partial government shutdown, SNAP recipients will get their benefits as soon as January 20th. “In our state, over 900,000 children and adults receive food benefits. Seventy-five percent of the people who receive Basic Food do not receive any other cash […]

  • Deputies: Suspect gave man trying to stay clean lethal dose of methadone as birthday gift

    OLYMPIA, Wash. — Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37-year-old man this week after he allegedly killed a man by giving him too much methadone. The suspect went to the victim’s home in January to celebrate his birthday, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office detectives said. The victim had just been released from rehab and was trying to stay clean, deputies said. But the victim gave in when the suspect gave him prescribed methadone as a birthday present. According to investigators, that amount was too […]

  • Senators Murray and Cantwell want more from CDC on growing number of AFM cases

    U.S. Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are asking the Centers for Disease Control for more information about a mysterious disease that causes paralysis.

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