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Custer, Barriere help E. Washington beat Cal Poly 42-41

Nov. 17, 2019 12:49 AM EST

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Antoine Custer had 107 yards rushing and four touchdowns, Eric Barriere threw for a score and ran for another, and Eastern Washington beat Cal Poly 42-41 on Saturday night for the Eagles’ third consecutive win. Barriere was 11-of-22 passing for 176 yards and added 164...

Hornets edge Knicks on Graham’s 9th 3-pointer

Nov. 16, 2019 11:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Another night, another late 3-pointer to win for the Charlotte Hornets. First, it was Malik Monk heaving a 26-footer to edge Detroit. It was Devonte’ Graham’s turn Saturday. Graham made his ninth 3-pointer of the game with 2.8 seconds remaining, finishing with 29 points to...

Gordon leads Washington State over Stanford 49-22

Nov. 16, 2019 9:00 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordon threw for 520 yards and five touchdowns in a victory over Stanford, and coach Mike Leach was full of praise for the senior on Saturday. “Right now he is probably playing quarterback better than anyone in the country,” said...

Body of missing pilot found in Washington state lake

Nov. 16, 2019 6:40 PM EST

COLVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Washington state officials say the body of a missing pilot has been found. The Washington State Department of Transportation says a local resident found 67-year-old Terry Coleman’s body Saturday in Sullivan Lake. Coleman flew out of the Colville Municipal Airport on Monday,...

Father sentenced to 26 years for infant’s beating death

Nov. 16, 2019 5:35 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state man has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for the beating death of his 20-day-old son. The Spokesman-Review reports a superior court commissioner sentenced Erik Sherman on Friday for last year’s drug-fueled attack on his son Emmett. A doctor told police...

Oil spill at Puget Sound refinery contained

Nov. 16, 2019 4:41 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state officials are monitoring an oil spill at a refinery. The Seattle Times reports crews scrambled to contain the spill that happened late Friday at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes. It wasn’t clear Saturday how much spilled when a barge was transferring about...

King County confirms 7th case of vaping-related lung disease

Nov. 16, 2019 1:33 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — King County health officials have confirmed a new case of severe lung disease associated with vaping. The case brings the total number of patients in King County to seven since Sept. 20. The man who is in his 20s was hospitalized but is now recovering. Officials say they are investigating...

Injured man hoisted from Canadian naval vessel

Nov. 16, 2019 12:32 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a Canadian naval vessel that was in the northern section of Admiralty Inlet. The Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center in Seattle was notified at 10:30 a.m. Friday that a man aboard the 181-foot (55-meter) Royal Canadian Navy Ship HMCS...

Oregon, Washington governors to talk Interstate Bridge

Nov. 16, 2019 12:28 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The governors of Oregon and Washington will meet Monday in Vancouver to show their commitment to restarting the long-discussed project to replace the Interstate Bridge. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Govs. Kate Brown and Jay Inslee have both expressed interest in reviving the...

Cutting-edge satellite built by UW students

Nov. 16, 2019 10:06 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Just be thankful there are students like Paige Northway and Nathan Wacker, two University of Washington students who think it’s neat to work on stuff like a satellite the size of a shoebox. For most of us, all that is beyond our comprehension. But that’s how things move forward...