The Associated Press http://www.kplu.org en 3 More Mudslide Victims Identified http://www.kplu.org/post/3-more-mudslide-victims-identified <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through the Washington town of Oso last month, leaving four names left on the list of the missing.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Thursday it has now identified all 39 victims it has received.</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:43:21 +0000 The Associated Press 16102 at http://www.kplu.org 3 More Mudslide Victims Identified Death Toll In Mudslide Rises To 39 http://www.kplu.org/post/death-toll-mudslide-rises-39 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Snohomish County medical examiner's office announced two more victims Wednesday and said it's trying to identify three of the bodies.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:05:08 +0000 The Associated Press 16065 at http://www.kplu.org Death Toll In Mudslide Rises To 39 36th Victim Of Oso Mudslide ID'd; 7 Still Missing http://www.kplu.org/post/36th-victim-oso-mudslide-idd-7-still-missing <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The Snohomish County medical examiner's office has now identified all 36 victims it has received from the </span>Oso<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"> mudslide.</span></p><div><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The office on Friday added the name of 14-year-old Denver Harris of Arlington, who was killed by blunt force injuries. The boy had been on the missing list.</p> Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:27:56 +0000 The Associated Press 15960 at http://www.kplu.org 36th Victim Of Oso Mudslide ID'd; 7 Still Missing Boeing Moves 1,000 Customer Support Jobs Out Of Wash. State To SoCal http://www.kplu.org/post/boeing-moves-1000-customer-support-jobs-out-wash-state-socal <div class="gmail_default" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">Boeing is moving about 1,000 of its customer support jobs out of Washington and into Southern California.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The company said Thursday that it is centralizing its customer support to its engineering design center in Southern California. It already employs 1,800 people at its Long Beach and Seal Beach sites there.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:45:50 +0000 The Associated Press & Ashley Gross 15890 at http://www.kplu.org Boeing Moves 1,000 Customer Support Jobs Out Of Wash. State To SoCal CenturyLink, Agencies Say 911 Service Restored After Overnight Outage http://www.kplu.org/post/centurylink-agencies-say-911-service-restored-after-overnight-outage <p>Emergency 911 phone service has been restored in Washington after a 6-hour-long statewide overnight outage.</p><p>CenturyLink spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer in Spokane says service was restored about 8 a.m. Thursday in Washington. Service was restored about 6:30 a.m. in parts of Oregon that also were affected.</p><p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:02:00 +0000 Ed Ronco & The Associated Press 15870 at http://www.kplu.org Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 35 http://www.kplu.org/post/mudslide-death-toll-rises-35 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says one more person has been added to the list of people killed in the Washington state mudslide.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Authorities said Tuesday afternoon that at least 35 people have died, but officials are still working to identify four of them.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 04:59:35 +0000 The Associated Press 15826 at http://www.kplu.org Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 35 NCAA Head Emmert: Unionization 'Grossly Inappropriate' http://www.kplu.org/post/ncaa-head-emmert-unionization-grossly-inappropriate <p>The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.</p><p>Mark Emmert, a former president of the University of Washington, said Sunday that the NCAA wants to allow the big conferences with moneymaking teams to write their own rules, and those changes could solve many athletes' complaints more effectively than unionization.</p><p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:07:11 +0000 The Associated Press 15745 at http://www.kplu.org NCAA Head Emmert: Unionization 'Grossly Inappropriate' Death Toll In Mudslide Rises To 33 http://www.kplu.org/post/death-toll-mudslide-rises-33 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 33.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says it has received three more victims than previously reported. Of those, 30 have been identified.</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:32:15 +0000 The Associated Press 15744 at http://www.kplu.org Death Toll In Mudslide Rises To 33 Oso Mudslide Victims Can Postpone Taxes Until Oct. 15 http://www.kplu.org/post/oso-mudslide-victims-can-postpone-taxes-until-oct-15 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The Internal Revenue Service says victims of the Oso mudslide in Washington don't have to worry about the April 15 deadline. They will have until Oct. 15 to file their income tax returns.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The tax relief follows this week's federal disaster declaration.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 20:11:51 +0000 The Associated Press 15696 at http://www.kplu.org Oso Mudslide Victims Can Postpone Taxes Until Oct. 15 Universities, Bank Offer Financial Relief For Victims As Slide Death Toll Rises To 30 http://www.kplu.org/post/universities-bank-offer-financial-relief-victims-slide-death-toll-rises-30 <p>Washington State University will waive next year's tuition and fees for students who live near the site of the deadly&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/death-toll-oso-slide-climbs-27" style="line-height: 1.5;">March 22 mudslide</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;in Snohomish County</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, school leaders announced this week.</span></p><p>The slide "was such an obvious tragedy for our state and for the folks in that area that the troops rallied early and discussions started about how WSU could help," said university spokesperson Kathy Barnard.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:59:46 +0000 Kyle Stokes & The Associated Press 15619 at http://www.kplu.org Universities, Bank Offer Financial Relief For Victims As Slide Death Toll Rises To 30 Death Toll From Oso Slide Climbs To 27 http://www.kplu.org/post/death-toll-oso-slide-climbs-27 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">The official death toll from Washington state's mudslide has increased to 27, with the Snohomish County medical examiner's office saying 19 victims have been positively identified. That's up from 24 dead with 18 identified on Monday.</span></p><p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:58:46 +0000 The Associated Press 15555 at http://www.kplu.org Death Toll From Oso Slide Climbs To 27 Slide Death Toll Rises To 24, Number Of Missing Drops to 22 http://www.kplu.org/post/slide-death-toll-rises-24-number-missing-drops-22 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">Authorities say the official death toll from the deadly Washington state mudslide has increased to 24, and the number of missing has dropped from 30 to 22.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>The Snohomish County medical examiner's office said Monday that it has received a total of 24 victims, and 17 of them have been positively identified.</p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:23:38 +0000 The Associated Press 15524 at http://www.kplu.org Slide Death Toll Rises To 24, Number Of Missing Drops to 22 Inslee Asks For Federal Disaster Declaration http://www.kplu.org/post/inslee-asks-federal-disaster-declaration <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is asking President Barack Obama for a major disaster declaration in Snohomish County to make programs available to help individuals, households and businesses impacted by the massive Oso landslide on March 22.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 19:52:54 +0000 The Associated Press 15507 at http://www.kplu.org Inslee Asks For Federal Disaster Declaration Rain, Rain And More Rain: Record-Breaking March For Parts Of W. Wash. http://www.kplu.org/post/rain-rain-and-more-rain-record-breaking-march-parts-w-wash <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This weekend's rain caused parts of western Washington to see the wettest March on record</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/rain-weekend-could-make-march-our-wettest-record-w-wash">&nbsp;as was predicted by&nbsp;KPLU&nbsp;weather expert Cliff Mass</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Tahoma, Helvetica, FreeSans, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; line-height: 1.5;">My lawn has turned into a carpet of moss and my deck is now green," Mass said on Sunday.</span></p><p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:25:33 +0000 Martha Kang & The Associated Press 15480 at http://www.kplu.org Rain, Rain And More Rain: Record-Breaking March For Parts Of W. Wash. Inslee Requests Additional Financial Aid For Slide http://www.kplu.org/post/inslee-requests-additional-financial-aid-slide <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Gov<span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">. Jay </span>Inslee<span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;"> is asking for an expansion of a federal emergency declaration the state received earlier this week in response to a devastating mudslide that has killed at least two dozen people and left many missing.</span></p><p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 03:16:20 +0000 The Associated Press 15409 at http://www.kplu.org Inslee Requests Additional Financial Aid For Slide