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Movement on oil train safety

U.S. crude oil production has grown significantly in the U.S. since 2009. In 2014, it increased by 1.2 million barrels a day to 8.7 million barrels a day, the largest volume i... [Read the editorial]

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Froma Harrop: Drawing the line between privacy and protection  March 31
Dana Milbank: New adviser antidote to past Obama hires  March 30
David Ignatius: Tikrit a key test of U.S., Iraq efforts to drive out extremists  March 30
David Ignatius: Tighter bonds for Japan, U.S. can aid both  March 29
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To be human and journalist
To be human and journalist: Viewpoints: WSU students ask Herald staff to reflect on Oso
5 college sports myths
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Pro & con: Boeing tax breaks
Pro & con: Boeing tax breaks: Should a reduced tax bill be tied to jobs?
The politics of Spock
The politics of Spock: Nimoy was key to the cultural commentary of 'Star Trek'

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Guest commentary / Providence hospitals: Heed Providence nurses’ warning on staffing issues  March 30
Guest commentary / Obamacare: State good example of reform’s successes   March 29
Viewpoints / Covering the Oso landslide: To be human and journalist   March 29
Guest Commentary / Premera Blue Cross data breach: Cyber attacks on health insurers pose risks beyond financial ones   March 28
Guest Commentary / House Bill 1174: Flame retardants a threat to health of firefighters, kids   March 28
Guest commentary / Oso landslide anniversary: United Way, Red Cross continue work to aid recovery  March 22
Guest commentary / Oso landslide anniversary: ‘Oso strong’ spirit a great example for all   March 22
Commentary / Sports and money: 5 college sports myths   March 22
Other voices / Reading habits: Paper books, alive and well   March 22
Guest commentary / HPV vaccination: HPV vaccine is a simple step against cancer  March 21

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In Our View / I-405 Good to Go Flex Passes: HOT lanes may not be so hot   March 27
In Our View / Paycheck Fairness Act: A renewed push for equal pay   March 26
In Our View / Higher education funding: Forward for University Center   March 25
In Our View / Lighthouse Park: Why Mukilteo's parking fees are a necessity  March 24
In Our View / Philanthropists create legal fund: Global tobacco fight grows   March 23
In Our View / Oso landslide anniversary: These towns still stand   March 22
In Our View / Starbucks' 'Race Together' campaign: A bungled invitation to talk   March 20
In Our View / Sunshine Week: Democracy requires sunlight   March 19
In Our View / Vaping legislation: A darker side to e-cigarettes   March 18
In Our View / Legislative progress report: Cities see reason for optimism in session  March 17
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