A 400-foot-long drilling rig, a key piece of equipment in Shell’s efforts to drill in Arctic waters off Alaska, arrived in Port Angeles early Friday. The rig is a focal point for protests by environmentalists opposed to Arctic drilling.
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- Bad weather forces Woodland Park Zoo elephants on a detour to San Diego
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- Teachers in 8 districts plan 1-day strike to protest funding
- Machinists union cancels vote at Boeing’s South Carolina plant
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- Mariners lose fourth straight game
Traffic alert: Plan to be on the road a little longer this weekend. Several construction projects and events are expected to snarl traffic.
Costco expected to pay almost nothing to two credit companies replacing American Express.
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