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Flash Flood Watch issued August 20 at 3:51PM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS ON FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON FRIDAY OVER THE NORTH WASHINGTON CASCADES. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES...INCLUDING THE CARLTON, CHIWAUKUM, LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK, DUNCAN, MILLS CREEK,

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Bill would add potential drug test for welfare

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure modeled on a new law in Utah would add a potential drug testing requirement to those seeking family welfare benefits in Washington state, but would allow them to continue receiving benefits while seeking treatment as long as they stay drug-free. The bill will have its first public hearing before a Senate committee on Thursday. It would require applicants whom case workers have determined have a drug problem to undergo a drug test and participate in a treatment program in order to receive the benefits.

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