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Oregon lawmakers won't vote on a measure that would create a new crime called "militia terrorism." That announcement came from a key lawmaker Wednesday during a hearing on the bill, which drew plenty of opposition.

Genetic information from Kennewick Man shows the Bering Land Bridge may not have been the only route humans used to migrate to North America more than 10,000 years ago.





Put down your phone and drive. That’s the message from Washington lawmakers.

The Washington House passed a new distracted driving law Wednesday and it needs one more vote in the Senate before it goes to the governor.

With climate change and the decline of honey bees, Northwest farmers are looking for more reliable ways to pollinate cherry and apple trees.

WSU Medical Students to Learn 'Personalized Medicine'

Apr 12, 2017
Doug Nadvornick/SPR

Washington State University’s College of Medicine says it is partnering with a Seattle company to teach its students about the concept of personalized medicine.

The college on Tuesday announced its initial class of students will be given the chance to enroll in a program that includes a mapping of their individual genetic data.

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