By GENE JOHNSONAssociated Press
SEATTLE (AP) - The nation's largest freight rail carriers announced Wednesday they will provide health care benefits to the same-sex spouses of their employees, one day after legally married, gay engineers filed a federal lawsuit in Seattle.
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KHQ.COM - On Wednesday afternoon a Washington State Patrol trooper crashed while driving to stop a wrong-way driver on Hwy. 195 just 3 miles south of Spokane. Fortunately no one was injured.
The northbound lane was partially blocking for a short time, but it was opened shortly after.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A technical problem at a Rocky Mountain Power substation near Firth caused a power outage for more than 53,000 customers in southeastern Idaho. Company spokesman David Eskelsen says the company was required to disrupt service to about 49,000 Idaho