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AP Top Washington Headlines At 11:17 p.m. PDT

Wash. State Patrol officer hurt by suspected drunken driver
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says a sergeant who had stopped another motorist on the Interstate 90 floating bridge across Lake Washington was injured Friday night when a suspected drunken driver crashed into his patrol car....

Repeat offender pleads guilty to child porn offenses
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a 32-year-old man previously convicted of child pornography offenses in Florida moved to Lake Tapps, Washington, and volunteered to baby-sit for families in his neighborhood so he could gain access to young boys and produce more child porn....

Judge rejects request to block Ore. county's GMO crop ban
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- A federal judge in southern Oregon on Friday rejected a request by two alfalfa farms to block Jackson County's ban on genetically engineered crops....

Investigators: Whatcom County inmate kills self with razor
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Investigators in Bellingham say a Whatcom County Jail inmate has killed himself with a shaving razor....

Senate approves drought relief money, awaits House action
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The state Senate has approved $18 million in emergency drought relief as lawmakers wrapped up its first special session Thursday....

Amazon ups Ohio jobs to 1,000, begins collecting sales taxes
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Amazon has selected Ohio as a major Midwest hub for its cloud computing operations, a decision the governor hailed Friday as a victory for the high-tech future of a state whose legacy was built on heavy manufacturing....

Buckley officer's leg broken during struggle with suspect
BUCKLEY, Wash. (AP) -- Police say an officer in Buckley suffered a broken leg in a struggle with a sex offender....

Test of expensive Snohomish dispatch system fails -- again
EVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- The launch of a multimillion-dollar emergency dispatch project in Snohomish County has been delayed again after it failed in tests simulating a large disaster....

Bear cub recovers from severe burns, will return to wild
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- The black bear cub injured in a Washington wildfire last year is finally going home....

Seattle's old Lusty Lady strip club to become a hotel
SEATTLE (AP) -- Five years after Seattle's Lusty Lady strip club closed down, a new hotel is set to take its place....