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AP Top Washington Headlines At 2:35 p.m. PDT

Family worries about detained missionary's health
SEATTLE (AP) -- The sister of an American missionary held for nearly two years in North Korea said Monday that she is worried about the health and well-being of Kenneth Bae, who's isolated in a labor camp and suffers from severe back pain....

Kingston-Edmonds ferry back to 2-boat service
KINGSTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Kingston-Edmonds ferry route is back to two-boat service as an early morning fuel leak is investigated and cleaned up....

Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Whether or not Washington state should expand background checks on gun sales and transfers has divided support within the law enforcement community, with some organizations choosing to not weigh in at all on two competing measures on the November ballot....

Washington's first charter school prepares to open
SEATTLE (AP) -- In some ways, the first day of school will be nothing new at First Place in Seattle....

8 rescued when boat capsizes off Washington island
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Coast Guard says one of its Response boats and a civilian vessel rescued seven adults and a 4-year-old child after their skiff capsized off Bainbridge Island, Washington....

Early Oregon pear harvest falls below expectations
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- Midway through an early harvest, one of the world's largest pear growers says its Rogue Valley crop isn't meeting expectations....

Sheriff's office: Worker pinned by trailer dies
TOPPENISH, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities say a 22-year-old man has died after a flatbed trailer he was pulling with a small tractor came loose and pinned him in southern Washington....

Bicyclist killed fought 'don't ask, don't tell'
SEATTLE (AP) -- The bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle was identified as a well-respected attorney who was part of the American Civil Liberties Union legal team that successfully challenged the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy for gay service members....