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The Worm | Salmon spending not pork; Michelin to publish NW guide; and old friends are tough mudders

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Salmon is not pork: When Citizens Against Government Waste named Democratic Sen. Patty Murray in its 2014 Congressional Pig Book last week, Douglas County Commissioner Steve Jenkins — a Republican — did an unusual thing. He came to her defense.

“She doesn’t deserve this one, and I’m more than pleased to stand up and holler for her,” Jenkins said.

Murray was called out by the group for getting a $15 million increase for the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund. In…

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